NATIONAL EDUCATION SOCIETY
NATIONAL COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, SHIMOGA
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About National Education Society (NES)
During the Freedom struggle,
Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of our Nation stressed the need for quality
rural education and development of women education and urged the
leaders and youth to help in promoting it. Senior Freedom fighters and
public of Shimoga were first to respond to the call of Mahatma. In 1946
they set up the National education society at Shimoga which is the
important place of Malnad Area of Western Ghat Region in the Country
which is endowed with rich and enchanting grace of Nature.
The Society with the zeal dedication of senior
leaders of the district like Mr. S.V.Krishna Murthy Rao, former deputy
speaker of Loksabha, Mr.H.S.Rudrappa, Former Minister of Karnataka.
Mr.P.Murudappa, Mr.R.K.Jayatheerthachar and Mr.S.Narasimha Murthy
senior Advocates, Mr.S.R.Nagappa Shrestty, Ex-MLA and a great social
worker and others strived hard to build the institution as founders to
achieve the aspirations of Mahatma. The society started independently
Managed High School in the district during 1946 and constructed its own
building with public assistance. With a view to give thrust towards
girl’s education NES opened the first Girl’s High School in the
district in 1954 and gradually opened educational institutions in rural
areas of the district to cater the needs of rural people.
Many illustrious leaders, statesman, personalities have visited the
National education Society and have blessed by appreciating the
dedicated service of the society. Among them are Honorable Dr.Rajendra
Prasad, former President of India, Philosopher educationist Dr.S.Radha
Krishnan, former president of India, Shri Lal Bahadhur Shastry, Former
Prime Minister of India, Sri Jayachamaraj wodeyar, former Maharaja of
Mysore, Sri Vinoba Bhave a great leader of Sarvodaya movement, Acharya
Tulsi leader of Anavarath Movement are few among them.
Despite number of problems during and after freedom struggle the
enthusiasm and commitment of National Education Society never detered
towards working for the cause of education. The society started number
of professional Colleges in the district. Now it is running 40
educational institutions providing education to more than 15,000
students with 1000 staff force. Starting from giving importance to
Primary, Secondary and Pre-University education by opening number of
Schools and Junior Colleges, the National Education Society is offering
courses with high quality education in Engineering, Law, Commerce,
Pharmacy, Applied Science and Home Science through its well established
Thousands of Aluminies of these institutions have made their name
and fame earned by obtaining national and international recognitions in
their respective fields. It is a matter of great satisfaction to the
society in its efforts to do best for imparting good education to
students. Good number of students are coming out from its institutions
with flying colours obtaining distinction every year.
The Society is managed by an Executive Committee. The directors have
taken the development of the Society as a life mission and are
continuing the efforts to fulfill the aspirations of its founders. It
has provided all the necessary facilities with adequate infrastructure
to students and staff to promote both curricular and co-curricular
The National Education Society observed its Golden Jubilee during 1998,
and dedicated a statue to Mr.S.R.Nagappa Shrestty, a man who devoted
his life to the development of the society.
National Education Society,
Balaraj Urs Road, Shimoga - 577201, KARNATAKA, INDIA.
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