#Motivation

  • ‘ನಮ್ಮೂರ ಶಾಲೆ ನಮ್ಮೆಲ್ಲರ ಶಾಲೆ’ಗೆ ಪ್ರೊ. ಎಂ.ಆರ್.ದೊರೆಸ್ವಾಮಿ @ ವಿಸ್ತಾರ ನ್ಯೂಸ್

    Our schools – Dr. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PESU and Advisor, GoK, Shares his taught on Vistara News Channel, about Govt. Schools of Karnataka. https://youtu.be/I_SCilUBtVw

  • Undergraduate team from PES University emerges as Asia-Pacific Champions in 3M Inspire Challenge 2022

    Team Bumblr of Dhruva G, Ishani Bhat, Harshitha Srikanth and K Anirudh emerged as the Asia-Pacific Champion in the 3M Inspire Challenge 2022, a global case study and pitching competition. Earlier, they were placed first in the country-level round and moved on to compete with country wise champions from 8 other countries in the Asia Pacific. Addressing the theme of Sustainable Materials, Team Bumblr reformulated traditional adhesives used in Post-it Notes, one of 3M’s most iconic products by replacing them with adhesives formulated from beeswax. This idea helped them pip eight other finalist teams and clinch the title. Following months of conceptualization and refinement under the guidance of 3M mentors, the victorious team vied against undergraduates from other countries in Asia-Pacific. The team won prize money of USD 7000 and bagged internship opportunities by 3M India. The team members are students of 5th Semester in the Department of Computer Science Engineering. more

  • PES University organised the Annual Samarpana 2022

    PES University organised the Annual Samarpana 2022 event held on the 15th of November, 2022 in the university campus to felicitate the sacrifices made by Bravehearts and the difficulties experienced by the warriors who defend our country.

    The families of 23 Bravehearts were invited to this gathering. An entire day of heartfelt programs were organised and every family was felicitated by the management of PES University.

    The lighting of the lamp by our esteemed guests marked the start of this auspicious event. The chief guest for the occasion was Padmashri A S Kiran Kumar, Indian space scientist and Former Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation. Addressing the gathering he said that events like these tremind people of the sacrifices that our defence forces make for the benefit of the civilians. Today, we can live our lives comfortably because there is always someone at the borders protecting us.

    Also present at this event was Mrs. Shakuntala Bhandarkar; educator, social entrepreneur, Founder Director of Metamorphes Foundation, and author - ‘Saga of a Braveheart’.

    This was followed by the introduction of the Bravehearts. Their family members were then felicitated with shawls, momentos, and Rs 20,000.

    The various student clubs of PES University showcased their talents in the several performances that were lined up to bring some ‘Josh’ to the event. A classical dance performance, a tabla and sitar recital, a dance performance by team Sanskrithi, and a musical performance by Yash Omkar were some of them.

    ‘The Saga of a Braveheart’, curated by Maya Films, based on Mr. Ajit Bhandarkar’s biography was screened. This documentary truly sparked the spirit of patriotism and touched the hearts of everyone sitting in the audience.

    The event was also graced by the presence of Dr. J. Surya Prasad, Vice Chancellor, PES University, Dr. K.S. Sridhar, Registrar, PES University, Dr. V. Krishna, Dean, Student Affairs, PES University, and Dr. B.K. Keshavan, Dean of Engineering, PES University.

  • ಶಿಕ್ಷಣ ಯೋಗಿ ಪ್ರೊ. ಎಂ.ಆರ್‌.ದೊರೆಸ್ವಾಮಿಯವರಿಗೆ ಕಾಯಕಯೋಗಿ ಪುರಸ್ಕಾರ

    ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಪಿಇಎಸ್‌ ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯದ ಕುಲಾಧಿಪತಿ, ರಾಜ್ಯ ಸರ್ಕಾರದ ಶೈಕ್ಷಣಿಕ ಸುಧಾರಣೆಗಳ ಸಲಹೆಗಾರರು, ಮಾಜಿ ಎಂಎಲ್‌ಸಿ ಪ್ರೊ.ಎಂ.ಆರ್‌. ದೊರೆಸ್ವಾಮಿ ಅವರಿಗೆ ವಿಸ್ತಾರನ್ಯೂಸ್‌ ಲೋಕಾರ್ಪಣೆ ಸಮಾರಂ೦ಭದಲ್ಲಿ (vistara news launch) ಕಾಯಕಯೋಗಿ ಪುರಸ್ಕಾರವನ್ನು ನೀಡಿ ಗೌರವಿಸಲಾಯಿತು. ಅವರ ಕಿರುಪರಿಚಯ ಇಲ್ಲಿದೆ. ನಾಡಿನ ಅತ್ಯುನ್ನತ ಶಿಕ್ಷಣ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಒಂದಾದ ಪಿಇಎಸ್‌ ಅನ್ನು ಶೂನ್ಯದಿಂದಲೇ ಕಟ್ಟಿ ಉನ್ನತ್ಯದವರೆಗೆ ಕೊ೦ಡೊಯ್ದವರು ಪ್ರೊ. ಎಂ. ಆರ್‌. ದೊರೆಸ್ವಾಮಿ.

    ಕೃಷಿ ಕುಟುಂಬದಲ್ಲಿ ಜನಿಸಿದ ಇವರು ವಿಶ್ವ ಮಟ್ಟದಲ್ಲೇ ಪ್ರಸಿದ್ಧ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಯೊಂದನ್ನು ಕಟ್ಟಿ ಬೆಳೆಸಿರುವುದು ಅವರ ಕರ್ತೃತ್ವ ಶಕ್ತಿಯ ದ್ಯೋತಕ ಮತ್ತು ಸಮಾಜದ ಕುರಿತ ಕಾಳಜಿಯನ್ನು ತೋರಿಸುತ್ತದೆ. ಇದರ ಜತೆಗೆ ಅವರು ಸರ್ಕಾರಿ ಶಾಲೆಗಳ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ದಿಗಾಗಿ ನಡೆಸಿರುವ ಪ್ರಯತ್ನವೂ ಐತಿಹಾಸಿಕ.

    ಕನ್ನಡದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಕಳಕಳಿ, ಕನ್ನಡ ಶಾಲೆಗಳ ಕುರಿತು ಕಾಳಜಿ ಮತ್ತು ಕನ್ನಡ ಶಾಲಾ ಮಕ್ಕಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಅಪಾರ ಪ್ರೀತಿಯನ್ನು ಹೊಂದಿರುವ ಇವರು ಇವುಗಳ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿಗಾಗಿ ಹತ್ತಾರು ಕಾರ್ಯಸಾಧು ಸಲಹೆಗಳನ್ನು ನೀಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಅವರ ಈ ಸೇವೆಯನ್ನು ಇನ್ನಷ್ಟು ಪ್ರಭಾವಿಯಾಗಿಸುವುದಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ರಾಜ್ಯ ಸರ್ಕಾರ ಅವರನ್ನು ಶಿಕ್ಷಣ ಸುಧಾರಣೆಗಳ ಸಲಹೆಗಾರರನ್ನಾಗಿ ನೇಮಕ ಮಾಡಿದೆ.

    ಸರ್ಕಾರಕ್ಕೆ ಸಲಹೆ ನೀಡುವುದರ ಜತೆಜತೆಗೆ ತಾವೇ ಸುಮಾರು 40 ಸರ್ಕಾರಿ ಶಾಲೆಗಳನ್ನು ದತ್ತು ಪಡೆದು ಆಮೂಲಾಗ್ರ ಬದಲಾವಣೆ ತರುವಲ್ಲಿ ಮಹತ್ವದ ಪಾತ್ರ ವಹಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಶಿಕ್ಷಣ ಯೋಗಿ ಪ್ರೊ. ಎಂ.ಆರ್‌. ದೊರೆಸ್ವಾಮಿ ಅವರಿಗೆ ಕಾಯಕ ಯೋಗಿ ಪ್ರಶಸ್ತಿ ನೀಡಿ ಗೌರವಿಸಲು ವಿಸ್ತಾರ ನ್ಯೂಸ್‌ ಹೆಮ್ಮೆಪಡುತ್ತಿದೆ.

  • Adoption and development of government schools should be a social movement: Dr. MR Doreswamy

    Founder of PES Institutions and Chancellor of PES University Dr.M.R.Doreswamy's birthday was celebrated as Founder's Day at the University campus. To mark the occasion, educational materials such as bags, notebooks, and instrument boxes were distributed to over 400 children Higher Primary Schools located at Veerabhadranagar and Hosakerehalli, one among the many schools adopted by PES.

    Sri. Munirathna, Honorable Minister for Horticulture, Planning, Program Monitoring & Statistics of Government of Karnataka, speaking on the occasion said that Dr. M.R.Doreswamy has chosen to celebrate his birthday amidst young children from Government school, which he felt was the most befitting way of the celebration. He shared with the children; he was born in a poor family where his father could not afford to pay the school tuition fee while he was in a Government school. Today, with his dint of hard work, he is the cabinet minister in the Government. He said that he determined that no parent has the difficulty to pay for their children's education. He informed the gathering that he has earmarked 200 crores for his constituency in RajaRajeshwari Nagar to take care of free education, about 25000 school kids. He heaped praises on Dr. M.R.Doreswamy for his unwavering commitment for the education.

     Guest on the occasion, Senior cardiologist Dr. Mrs.Vijayalakshmi Balekundri narrated a few good things to motivate the children and adopt it for themselves. She mentioned that there is a difference between a plant and a human being. A plant gives air, shade and fruits to mankind without any expectation in return, whereas a human being pelts stones at the tree to take away the fruit from the tree. She advised the children to take good care of plants and also said that knowledge is one thing, which cannot be robbed. She congratulated Dr.M.R. Doreswamy for his immense contribution to the society in imparting quality and value based education, for which PES Institutions are popular.

    She wished Dr. M.R.Doreswamy good life, energy, and health to serve more for the cause of education.

    The ceremony was presided over by PES founder and Chancellor Dr. Doreswamy. Dr. M.R.Doreswamy recollected the condition of the government school at Veerabhadra Nagar and Hosakerehalli, which was in a bad condition then. Dr. M.R.Doreswamy adopted those schools immediately. He said that he uplifted the school by constructing a new building with all amenities such as classrooms, library facilities, drinking water, a toilet and playground for the children. Headmistress of schools who were present on the occasion and children of school thanked Dr. M.R.Doreswamy for providing the best facilities to them. DR. J.Suryaprasad, Vice-Chancellor of PES University and many other invitees attended the function.

    Registrar PES University Dr. K.S.Sridhar welcomed the dignitaries, staff, and government school children. The Dean of Student Affairs Dr.V.Krishna rendered the vote of thanks. The function ended with all children receiving bags and notebooks.

  • PESU student represents Karnataka in national parliamentary training workshop

    Azeem Ali, represented Karnataka in the national training workshop for the youth at the Lok Sabha Assembly Hall. The topic was the participation of the youth of our country in paying homage to our national leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birthday with the theme of was sabka Sath, sabka Vikas, sabka Vishwas, sabka Prayas. Students were selected to represent their state in the Parliament of India. Azeem Ali being the state-level winner of the state declamation contest 2021- 22 on patriotism and nation-building as part of the Republic Day celebration, was selected to represent Karnataka. He got an opportunity to meet Loksabha speaker Shri Om Birla, central Minister Of commerce and industries Shri Piyush Goyal, and central Education Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan. It was an occasion to know more about the contribution of our national leaders. The participants visited the Chambers of Parliament House, Parliament Museum, Pradhan Mantri Sangrahalaya, and National War Memorial. The workshop was organized and participation was fully sponsored by the Parliamentary Research & Training Institute for Democracies, Lok Sabha Secretariat in coordination with the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports. Azeem Ali is a third-semester student of MCA at PES University.

  • Colloquium on Emerging Domain Innovation and Technology for Society

    PES University in collaboration with IEEE Communication Society (ComSoc) Bangalore, conducted the fourth Ph.D. Colloquium on Emerging Domain Innovation and Technology for Society (PhD EDITS 2022) on November 5th, 2022. The colloquium was sponsored by IEEE ComSoc and Analog Devices. PhD EDITS is an initiative to accentuate the need for research outreach to a wider scientific community and to the society at large. The aim was to bring together a highly motivated community of Ph.D. scholars in all areas of technology with their peers in the industry. The scholars participating were provided with the opportunity to present their research work in the form of an extended abstract on all aspects of engineering and technology in ICT related domains. Their work was reviewed by a panel of experts from the relevant field of work and they were provided beneficial feedback and constructive criticism for their ongoing research. 

    The guest of honor and Chair of IEEE ComSoc Bangalore, Dr. Ganesan Thiagarajan delivered a speech highlighting the key points about the IEEE Communication Society and the initiatives by ComSoc Bangalore such as Ph.D. EDITS, Protsahan, ComCup, and Research Methodology workshops.

    The first keynote address titled India’s Quest to Become a Developed Nation: Technological Opportunities in the Challenges, was delivered by Dr. Chandrakanta Kumar, Senior Scientist, ISRO. He presented a brief economic analysis of India and China and spoke about the importance of financing the agriculture sector and how technological innovations can solve economical and agricultural problems. He concluded the presentation by highlighting the importance of communication and cultural exchanges between technical experts and nontechnical artists such as the ones that took place between Albert Einstein and Rabindranath Tagore during the 1930s. The first session featured five papers presented online. The panelists for this session were Mr. Kausik Sankar of Svasthiya Technologies Private Limited, Dr. Sheeba Kumari of Tejas Networks, Mr. Subhas Mondal of HFCL, Dr. Prem Kumar Ramesh of Qualcomm and Mr. Anand A N of Tejas Networks. The panelists provided useful suggestions besides appreciating the work done by the authors. 

    The second session started with a keynote address titled The Why and How of peer review, The Backbone of Publication by Dr. Navin Kumar, Steering committee member, PhD EDITS and Professor and Head, Dept. of ECE, ASE, Bangalore. Dr. Navin spoke about the importance of writing a technical paper in an intelligent manner and how that assists in ensuring that the review process goes smoothly. He provided guidelines to writing a good abstract and shared points on how to structure the introduction and the concluding parts of the paper. 

    Following the keynote address, the presentations were divided into two parallel tracks. The panelists for this session were Mr. Kausik Sankar, Dr. Sheeba Kumari, Dr. Ganesan Thiagarajan of MMRFIC Technology, Mr. Anand M of C-DoT, Mr. Anindya Saha of Saankhya Labs and Mr. Samir K Satapathy of TCS. The panelists and speakers provided feedback to the colloquium organizers and appreciated the opportunity to steer the technical developments and innovation in the research community. Suggestions were made to include panelists from the mathematics department due to involvement of mathematics in such research work. The colloquium concluded with a valedictory session, where all participants were provided certificates of participation and student volunteers were given certificates of appreciation. Prof. Richa Tengshe, General Co-chair, thanked the Management of PES University for facilitating the conduct of the event. She expressed her gratitude to all the panelists, speakers, organizing committee members, and student volunteers for their active involvement in making the event a success. 

    Steering committee member and Professor of ECE, Dr. Shikha Tripathi briefed about Ph.D. EDITS 2022 and the uniqueness of this colloquium. Registrar of PES University, Dr. K S Sridhar, addressed the colloquium. He congratulated the organizing committee and expressed his well wishes for a successful event. Dean Research, Dr. Sudarshan TSB, addressed the gathering and gave insight into the upcoming events of the University. The event was an enriching experience for all those who were part of it as organizers, participants, speakers, panelists and the general audience. Colloquium on Emerging Domain Innovation and Technology for Society was held at RR campus and online on November 5, 2022.

  • Medha Koppam receives Award from British Deputy High Commissioner in Bangalore, Dr. Andrew Fleming @ PESU

    Medha Koppam, a 3rd year Computer Science & Engineering student at PES University (RR Campus) took part in the High Commissioner for a Day competition held by the British High Commission in India. The competition is held every year to mark the International Day of the Girl Child.

    Medha Koppam was adjudicated as the winner of the Bengaluru leg and was the British Deputy High Commissioner for a day, where she attended meetings with the staff and had external meetings which included a visit to the home of centenarian environmentalist Salumarada Thimmakka (Medha’s inspiration in her video entry for the competition), meeting with Bangalore Political Action Committee (B.PAC) and finally meeting with Additional Chief Secretary Dr. Shalini Rajneesh. The objectives of these meetings were for her to meet women leaders working in public policy, environment, civic engagement and government.

    The Management, Faculty and Students of PESU extend their hearty congratulations to Ms. Medha Koppam and wish her the very best.

    The acting British Deputy High Commissioner in Bangalore, Dr. Andrew Fleming, visited PES University on the 11th of October, which is the International Day of the Girl Child, and handed over the DHC For A Day certificate to Medha Koppam in the presence of senior faculty of PES University.

    Speaking on the occasion Dr. Andrew spoke about how it is important to help the girl child find her voice and give her the confidence to handle critical responsibilities that come with public life. In her thanksgiving address, Medha recollected her meeting with Salumarada Thimmakka and Dr. Shalini Rajneesh and how she was inspired by their lives and work.

    Dr. J. Suryaprasad, Vice-Chancellor and Dr. V. Krishna, Dean, Student Affairs participated in the function.


  • Robofest 2.0 inaugurated

    The annual national level intercollegiate month-long fun-filled robotics fest was inaugurated on October 2, 2022 at RR campus. The students were briefed about the club’s activities and Robofest 2.0. An enthralling performance by team Encore, the contemporary dance club of PESU, inspiring talk by Dr. V Krishna, Dean of Student Affairs and presence of Dr. Shikha Tripathi, Dr. Venkatarangan M J and Prof. Karpagavalli S marked the event. The banner of the festival was unfurled by a drone built by the club members.

  • Thanking our teachers

    Students expressed their gratitude to the teachers for their constant efforts and dedication towards preparing them for a bright future. Students wrote heartfelt messages appreciating their guidance and commitment. The motto of the event was “Let us journey through the lenses of our hearts and make it an extremely memorable day for our teachers! While being respectful and courteous to our teachers, don't shrink away from challenging your creativity. Be as creative and unique as possible!” The event Gratitude was organized by Through The Lens, a close knit community of film aficionados and movie lovers at RR campus on Teachers’ Day, September 5, 2022

  • EDUCATION MUST BE A NATION-BUILDING ACTIVITY SAYS Dr. M. R. DORESWAMY

    Inauguration of First Year classes for B.Tech and B.Des programs of PES University was held at the PES University campus. Sri Doshi Jayakumar, Chief Information Officer, British Telecom, an alumnus of PES Institute of Technology was the chief guest on the occasion. In his address, Sri Jayakumar advised parents to understand their children, who are in the era of digital communication. Mr. Jayakumar recalled many incidents and experiences of his journey in PESIT, which is the inspiration for the present audience. He urged students to remember the five Ps, which could transform their careers in PES. Understanding peer pressure and not getting succumbed to it, good performance which will help in building their resume, changing procrastination attitude to focus on their goals, playing bold, and lastly planning what they wanted to do in their career. He emphasized that there are plenty of opportunities for today's youth to upgrade their skills

    In his presidential address, Dr. M.R. Doreswamy, Chancellor of PES University said that education at PES University inculcates in students a sense of nation-building activity apart from awarding degrees. He informed the gathering that the University has distributed merit scholarships to students to the tune of Rs. 40 Crores as since its inception in 2014. PES has kept up its commitment to providing quality and value-based education. He advised students to have Sir M Visvesvaraya and Dr. Abdul Kalam as role models in their lives. He also mentioned that PES University has included Sir M Visvesvaraya's biography as a topic of study for all students. He advised students to develop the habit of reading books and making books with their friends. He said that success depends on not only securing good grades but also inculcating values in oneself. He advised students to adopt the practice of giving back to society and insisted on following the principles of "care and share" in their life. He acknowledged the role of teachers in the life of a student and that they must salute the teachers and parents for what they are today.

    Dr. J.Surya Prasad, Vice Chancellor, and Prof. Ajoy Kumar, Chief Operating Officer of the University were also present. Dr. K.S Sridhar. The Registrar of the University proposed the welcome address and Dr. S.Radhakrishnan, Chairperson of the Department of Science and Humanities rendered the vote of thanks. Prof. CNR merit scholarships were distributed to meritorious students by the dignitaries.

    Prof. D. Jawahar, Pro-Chancellor held an orientation session for all the first-year students highlighting the important information about the University and the practices students need to follow to become successful in life.

  • STRESS MANAGEMENT AT WORKPLACE

    It was a great pleasure for PES University students, and faculty members to have Prof/Dr. Derick.H. Lindquist on our campus on August 11, 2022, to address the topic “Stress management at the workplace”. Dr. Derick. H. Lindquist is a professor, Dean of the Jindal School of Psychology and Counselling. He served as a postdoctoral fellowship and research associate at Indiana University and the University of Kansas. He was an assistant professor in the Psychology department at the Ohio State University in 2009. He joined OP Jindal Global University as an associate professor in 2019 and was elevated to professor and Voice Dean of the Jindal School of Psychology and Counselling. He has published more than 25 research review articles and book chapters and is a member of various organizations. He has a passion for teaching and mentoring students.

    Dr. Derick. H. Lindquist started his session by explaining how the brain works. He also explained about the left hemisphere and right hemisphere of the brain which handle reading, writing, and calculations. Some call it the logical side of the brain, the right brain is more visual and deals in images more than words. It processes information in an intuitive and simultaneous manner is what he said.

    He stated that Fluid intelligence is defined as reasoning ability, and the ability to generate, transform and manipulate different types of novel information in real-time which will increase the ability to perceive things. He mentioned the 5 key domains and they are the SCARF model.

    They are as follows:

    • Status

    • Certainty

    • Autonomy

    • Relatedness

    • Fairness

    He further explained the concept of Stress, it is a feeling of emotional or physical tension & it can come from any event or thought that makes you feel frustrated, angry, or nervous.

    Feeling of being overwhelmed or unable to cop up due to external or internal demand leads to emotional, physical, and psychological strain.

    He said that our bodies are uniquely designed to handle stress. When presented with a threatening situation our most basic survival instinct is to prepare to fight or run away. Stress reactions assist your body with acclimating to new circumstances.

    Stress can be positive, keeping us ready, propelled, and prepared to stay away from risk. He gave an instance where, in the event that you have a significant test coming up, a pressure reaction could assist your body with working harder and remaining conscious longer. In any case, stress turns into an issue when stressors go on without help or times of unwinding.

    Students were educated on the particular topic Amygdala & stress by Dr. Derick. H. Lindquist. He says too much amygdala activation, inducing chronic emotional arousal or stress, can inhibit the prefrontal cortex and high-order cognitive abilities.

    He further stated about Resilience it is an ability to bounce back with a positive capacity to cope with acute and chronic distress and innate resistance to negative events examples are hardness, resourcefulness, etc. 

    Whereas coping is an ability to manage stress and also and ability to think rationally and solve problems, it requires conscious effort and the skill acquired through personal experience or learning is called coping.

    Whereas the author says that attitude is all about thinking and feeling good about yourself, maintaining a positive attitude, spending time with people you like and admire as it will rub off on you also, keeping your eyes on the prize & Avoid date day distractions & finally Minimize Self-critique to maintain expectations.

    Speaker says that the physical coping technique is diet and sleep as a well-balanced diet provides mental energy and clarity of thought. Sleep deprivation impacts physical and mental health. Keywords, stress, emotion, emotion, mental health.

  • Dr. M. R. Doreswamy - Appointed as Adviser, Educational reforms to GoK

    Injecting quality into educational services in Karnataka will be my mission – M.R. Doreswamy.

    Prof. M.R. Doreswamy sincerely thanked Hon'ble Chief Minister Shri Basavaraj Bommai and former Chief Minister Shri B.S. Yediyurappa for giving him a second opportunity to serve the government as Adviser, Education Reforms.

    Addressing the media, Prof. MRD recalled the all-round appreciation for 18 recommendations to GoK, during his first tenure as Adviser during 2020-21. Prof. MRD said that many of his recommendations are now implemented by GoK as government programmes, particularly on the adoption of government schools by elected representatives (MLAs, MLCs, and MPs), by 30 universities/autonomous colleges, and reimaging government schools in which 8 Kannada Jnanapeeta awardees had studies, as model schools. More than 1200 government schools were adopted for development through his perseverance.

    Prof. MRD has always led by example in government school adoption. Under his leadership, 40+ government schools were adopted in Bangalore city and Bangalore rural district. Recently, PES University has newly constructed and furnished 09 schools in rain ravaged districts of north Karnataka- Belgavi, Chikkodi, Bagalkot, and Bidar, at a cost of Rs. 6 Cr. Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Basavaraj Bommai has commended Prof. MRDs contributions to school education and said that Prof. ‘MRD would be GoK’s Ambassador for school education’.

    Responding to a question from the media, Prof. MRD stated that he has accepted the assignment only to enlarge his activities throughout the state, so that students studying in rural areas could be helped to the extent possible, particularly in the post COVID-19 regime. His focus therefore would be to help the government to reimage government schools in rural areas and smooth implementation of NEP through the novel, cost-effective strategies.

    Prof. MRD requested the support of the media to help the government in its bid to deliver quality educational services to students in rural areas.

  • Padma Shri awardee Swami Sivananda, a centenarian of Sivananda Ashram Varanasi, inaugurated the newly constructed Badminton Court at the Golden Jubilee Block of the PES University.

    Swami Sivananda Ji has said, Guru is greater than God because God gives you materialistic things in life, but Guru gives you the knowledge and shows the way to live life, because of the blessings of my Guru, I am living my life at the age of 125. So each one of you must respect your Guru.

    He appreciated the management of PES University for taking the initiative to encourage students to play sports and thanked everyone for inviting him on this day.

    Dr. M. R. Doreswamy, the Hon'ble Chancellor of PES University, stated that PES University aims to train and raise elite athletes in various disciplines, with positive development in bringing sports facilities to students and staff on campus. He said Yoga and meditation should be taught in all schools, colleges, and universities.

    In the newly constructed Golden Jubilee Block, the University has established an in-house World-class Gymnasium, Basketball Court, Badminton Court, Table-Tennis Arena, Squash Court, Yoga Studio, Running-Track, and Sports Science Center with the intention of promoting sports and the health of each individual.

    Dr.J.Suryaprasad, Vice-Chancellor, Dr.K.S.Sridhar, Registrar, Dr.Shailashree Haridas, Dean of Commerce and Management, Dr.V. Krishna, Dean of Students Affairs, and Mr.Vinay.M.S, Sports Director were all present.

  • Visit to orphanage

    A group of students reached out to the needy and underprivileged at Janaseva Orphanage. They interacted with the kids, distributed rice kits and donated money. The orphanage in Bangalore was visited by the students on September 25, 2021.

  • #PESCares - AMID PANDEMIC, PES UNIVERSITY HAS VOLUNTEERED FOR “MEALS DRIVE” - DELIVERING FOOD FOR PATIENT’S FAMILIES STRUGGLING WITH FOOD INSECURITY DURING THE JANATA CURFEW

    With Karnataka’s capital feeling the big surge in Covid-19 cases, PES University has volunteered to provide free delivery of cooked meals for the families of patients and needy struggling with food insecurity during the government imposed JANATA CURFEW. 

    The service was started from day one of the JANATA CURFEW in the State with prohibitory orders in place which resulted in lockdown like restrictions in restaurants, hotels and road side eateries. 

    PES University took up the task of providing hot and delicious meals to the family of the patient’s admitted at various hospitals in city particularly Jayadeva, Victoria, Vanivilas, Sanjay Gandhi, Nimhans, Rajarajeswari hospitals. 

    Dr. M R Doreswamy, Hon’ble Chancellor of PES University took this novel initiative of providing fresh meals to the patient’s families. Till date over 3500 people have been fed in the “meals drive” undertaken by the University. Dr. M R Doreswamy mentioned that the Drive will continue until the JANATA CURFEW ends. 

  • Inspirational talk: Boarding the Flight to Success

    The talk by Mr Ananth Vallabh for freshers aimed at bringing out the hidden potential in students to turn them into principle centred youth and develop proactive leadership in them. Students actively participated and they took home the skills so that they can serve the society in a much better way for the benefit of humanity. PES alumni Aditya KR and Shailesk Gaddalay interacted with the students. The online event on Zoom was organised by Dhruva Club on Jan 2, 2021.

  • Talk on Dynamics of Relationship

    The talk focused on developing a relationship dynamic so that students could get to know how to interact, communicate and work with others. The speaker Mr. Ananth Vallabh made the attendees aware of the art of how they show up, build the context for what we co-create together today and moving forward in our relationships. The on-line talk organized by Dhruva Club for students at RR campus was held on Sep 10, 2020.

  • How can I stay motivated to study during pandemic?

    Are we in a life threatening situation?​

    No, As per current data, global mortality rate of COVID19 is around 5% or only 50 people could die out of 1000 (For India its around: 2.9%). remaining 950+ people will recover with the help of adequate medical care​

    Just imagine you are one among those 950+ people!​

    Nevertheless, make sure you are following strictly all the guidelines regarding COVID19 like hygiene practice, social distancing, staying at home, etc


    What ‘if I get affected’ by COVID19?​

    Follow the guidelines of GOI regarding COVID19 issued from time to time.​

    Be aware of your feelings like guilt, regret etc. These feelings make you feel depressed and affect your recovery rate​

    Focus on your strength to fasten your recovery.​

    Kindly note that what ‘if I don’t get affected’​ (bcz, ‘what if’ is anxiety eliciting thinking pattern!)​

    Watch your emotions: Your fear could escalate your perception of the risk involved and anger makes you perceive the risk less, makes you highly vulnerable ​


    What if one of my parent get affected…​

    Again anxiety eliciting thinking pattern!! ​Drop the thought process​

    If they get affected by COVID19, still I ask you to stay calm and follow guidelines and do as per the medical advice ​

    Remember that you are not alone. The entire Government machinery/medical fraternity is with you or with your parent in the recovery process!​


    Am I doing enough to prevent it?​

    Do as much as possible! Hand hygiene, social distancing…​

    Remember that no human being can change his habit suddenly!​

    It takes lot of effort in terms of being aware of it, stay calm, practice it again and again​

    Stay calm and slow down!( I emphasize stay calm because your anxiety will make you do the opposite, where you touch your eyes, nose and mouth more often!)​

    Feel that you are under control. Feeling of loss of control makes you feel guilty, hopeless and worthless​


    How to improve my immunity?

    It takes time and it is a gradual process!​

    Nutritious food, sleep, exercises, and positive thinking will take time to enhance your immunity​

    Not to worry: Doing some thing is better than nothing! Start now and feel good within yourself!​


    Media attention!​

    We talk about the importance of media in the society, and nation’s development. But the irony is too much of media exposure-especially digital and social media will make you feel distressed​

    The research says that people with the highest exposure to media coverage of negative incidents experienced more acute stress than who actually exposed to the real incidents!!​

    So lesser the media, higher your ability to study!​


    Motivation to study depends…​

    Your performance will be high, if your course matches:​

    Interest (passion)​

    Aptitude (your CET/PESSAT score, approximately)​

    Personality & Discipline​

    Set goals: Both short term and long term​


    Be SMART!!!!!

    Short term goals depends upon:​

    Your goals should be realistic​

    Make your goal as much as specific​

    It must be measurable​

    Some body must have achieved it or achievable!​

    Sufficient time should be there to achieve​


    5R for effective studying

    Read for 45-50 minutes and take break for 5 minutes​

    Recollect - Write down few points/formulas or use mind mapping​

    Reflect: reflect upon a what you have read after every concept or paragraph​

    Revise- after the end of every study period and at the end of the day, every week, etc​

    Reward-Yourself with a compliment, sweets, snacks or anything you like​


    Take it as a challenge!

    Whatever I had given is research based and it will help you a lot​

    If you don’t understand, call me or other counselors​


    We are available on:​

    Dr. Vijendra Kumar: 9741056503, vijendrak@pes.edu

    Prof. Ancy Mathew: 9449616912, ancym@pes.edu

    Mrs. Bharathi Shah: 9845366460, bharathishah@pes.edu


    Stay Safe, Stay Healthy & Take Care​