Brief Description of Vivekananda College of Education, Puttur
Vivekananda Vidyavardhaka Sangha Puttur® (VVS Puttur) (Formerly known as Puttur Education Society) Puttur, was founded on 23rd December 1915. For the past ninety years, the Sangha has been the forerunner in the field of Education in the coastal region of Karnataka. It is committed to impart quality education by maintaining high standards of discipline, sense of duty and moral values among its students, and to inculcate faith and pride in Indian culture and tradition.
The Puttur Education Society was founded by great visionaries like Molahalli Shiva Rao, Baindoor Rama Rao, Dramastala Chandayya Hegde, Rao Bahaddur Raghunatha Rao, and a host of others who succeeded in establishing the first Secondary School in 1916 in Puttur-which is now well known as Govt. Pre University College, Kombettu, Puttur. The invaluable contributions of stalwarts like Baindoor Prabhakar Rao- the leading light of the co-operative movement in South Kanara, Jnanapeeta award winner Dr. Kota Shivarama Karanth, and Sri K. Rama Bhat, Ex-MLA - a leading lawyer and also a social activist, raised the Society to greater heights.