Kannada

Kannada

Write up about the department including: I am very happy and proud of my Department. Since from the beginning many highly knowledgeable, resource persons served, serving this Department. well known Kannada Litterateur and great scholar Prof.G.P. Rajaratnam, ( Rathnana Padagalu and Nagana padagalu fame) who started this Department in the year 1956 and later on well known Dramatist and Litterateur, Prof. Ka. vem . Rajagopal, well known Kannada Litterateur Prof. Sreenivasa Sharma, well known Kannada Critic Prof. Ramarao Kulakarni, well known Kannada Litterateur Dr. Vijayasubbaraj were there in the Department. Now also we have highly qualified and capable staff.
 year of establishment: 1956
 combinations offered : B.A Language Kannada, B.A optional Kannada HEK and B.Com, B.Sc, Language Kannada
 add-0n courses offered including: —-
• name of course
• duration
• intake
• eligibility
• funding(self or UGC funded)
 Activities of the department that has been happening continuously like fest, field visit, competitions, club, bulletin board etc.: Every year we are conducting different types of activities which help all-round development of the students. i.e., Seminars, debate, workshops, competitions related to old Kannada poetry. We are organizing Educational tours every year. In addition to this our college ‘ Sahitya sangha ‘ is organizing many programmes and involving students in its activities.
 Scope in the subject after graduation: After finishing their graduation students can apply for PG in Kannada. They can even join for Diploma in Journalism, Translation course. And may join B.Ed., course and thereafter become teachers/lectures.
 Staff information in the tabular form

Name and Photo Designation Educational Qualification No of yrs of service Area of Specialization
Dr. PUTTASWAMY M.A ., PhD ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR 22 years FOLKLORE
Dr. K.B LOKESHWARAPPA M.A ., PhD ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR 27 years COMPARITIVE LITERATURE
Smt A.N BHAGYA M.A ., M.Phil LECTURER 22 years LINGUISTICS
Smt BHAGYAMMA G. M.A LECTURER 08 years EPHYGRAPHY
Smt MAHESHWARI G.B M.A LECTURER 01 years LINGUISTICS
Sri MOHAN.S M.A., B.Ed LECTURER 28 years LINGUISTICS

Contact information:
*Email of the department: meskannadaratna@gmail.com
*Phone with extn. 08023341225, 08023347045. Kannada dept extn