Mysuru: Aiming to involve reputed higher educational institutions in the process of indigenous development of self-sufficient and sustainable village clusters, University of Mysore adopted ten government schools in Mysuru, Mandya, Chamarajanagar and Hassan districts. The schools were adopted under the government’s ambitious ‘adopt the government schools’ project.
UoM Vice Chancellor Professor G Hemantha Kumar said that the project focuses on improving standards of the schools by providing them with modern facilities. The university will provide basic facilities like toilets, drinking water, and restoration of old school buildings, etc. There will be special attention to schools completing centenary, transforming them into modern schools.
The University has formed a committee to study the development of the schools. The committee will visit the schools and evaluate their problems in the coming days. The adopted schools are GHPS Marballi, GHS Gungralchatra, GHPS KR Mill, GHPS Kyathanahalli, HD Kote taluk, in Mysuru district; GHPS Lakshmisagara, Pandavapura taluk, GHPS Yelechikkanahalli, Mandya taluk, in Mandya district; GHPS Bailur, Hanur taluk, GHPS Kunagalli, Kollegal taluk, GHPS Komaranapura, Yalandur taluk, in Chamarajanagar district; GHPS Yelleshapura, Holenarasipura taluk, in Hassan district.