Society

The National Kannada Education Society is a linguistic minority institution runs its schools and Jr. College  located centrally in Wadala at Indulal Bhuva Marg runs its Child Care and Develeopment Centre, Primary, Secondary and Jr. College.  The school is co-education and trains the students for Maharashtra State Board of Secondary / Higher Secondary Education.  The school is recognized as a Linguistic Minority School by Govt. of Maharashtra.  The school imparts education in English Medium from standard I to X and Kannada Medium from V th X.  The Secondary school is aided by Govt. of Maharastra and the Primary school is aided by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation from standard I to IV.  The school aims at providing all round development of the child along with academics literally cultural & sports activities of the school.

  1. The Genesis and Registration Status of National Kannada Educational Society.

The National Kannada Education Society (NKES) has a long and proven record in the field of Education. It was founded in 1939, at the behest of Sri.  “Bharatratna Sir. M. Visvesvaraya”, the then Dewan of Princely State Mysore and one of the founders of modern India. The society was started by Sri. R. D. Char, CMD M/s. Standard Batteries Ltd., M/s IAEC Ltd., M/s. MEI Ltd., M/s. Fuel Injections Ltd., Sri. R. V. Murthy, Editor, “Commerce” & a social scientist. Sri. M. R. Varadarajan, Chief Engg., Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd., Sri. B. Narayana Swamy, Advocate, Bombay High Court and Vidwan Gopalacharya, Kulapathi of Satyadhyana  Vidyapeetha and others. This Society is registered under Maharashtra Societies Act 1880 and also Bombay Charitable Public Trust Act, 1950.  The basic goal of the NKES is “Empowerment with Education”.

This institution is registered as a Society vide: its registration no. 973/1939-40.  It is also registered as a Charitable Trust under Trust Registration Act 1950 vide: its registration no. F-188 (BOM). The B M C has allotted 6 plots of 580.70 M2 each to NKE Society for educational purpose.  The total area of land is 3484.99 M2 and a vacant land of 1107.00 M2 as play ground.  N K E Society has a building with a built up area of 4100 M2. The Society is conducting Schools from Primary to Higher Secondary and has been securing 100% success continuously for the last 8 years in the Maharashtra Board Examinations.

The Society is involved in the education of economically weakest sections of the Social strata. Ninety five percent of its students come from households which are Below Poverty Level. But the students do not suffer any handicap due to their background, as the school has innovated in creating an environment of equal participation & opportunity and promoting excellence.

NKE Society is a recognized Linguistic Minority Institution in the state of Maharashtra. Having succeeded in its efforts of imparting the basic education over the years, the Society foresees a great need to address on the demands of increasingly diverse business environment. The Society also looks at the role that the technology is playing in order to give Indians, not only a level playing field to compete with the rest of the world, but also to provide an edge to lead the world. Diverse business environment and high end technology requires skilled professionals to manage enterprises/organizations/agencies catering to the needs of the society. It is in this context that the NKE Society proposes to establish an Institute of Management & train professionals who would contribute in every way to improve the living standards of all Indians and the world at large.
 
The aim of NKE society is to create and develop a kind of infrastructure, facilities and environment in all its educational institutions, which gives the students an opportunity to compete with the best in the world.
The Society has a membership of 150, who are drawn from various professions. The Society is managed by a Working Committee consisting of a President, two Vice Presidents, two Secretaries and a treasurer with six members in the working Committee. The Committee is elected every year by all the eligible members of the Society. Many in the Working Committee have long records of services in the field of Education, and social service.

 

Presidents:

Year

Name of the President

1939-42

Vidwan Mauli R. Gopalacharya

1942-57

Shri. R.D. Char

1957-64

Shri. Mr. Vardarajan

1964-78

Shri. Narayan Swamy

1978-79

Shri. R. L.N Iyengar

1979-83

Shri. B.V Venkatesh

1983-90

Shri. B.N Shrikrishna

1990-96

Shri. G.D Jinagouda

1996-97

Smt. Usha Jairam

1997-01

Smt. Leela Rajkimar

2001-02

Shri. G.R Anand

2002-03

Shri. Leela Rajkumar

2003 Onwards

Shri. Dr. H.S Srinivas

 

Honurary Secretaries :

1939-78

Shri. R Venkatesh Murthy

1978-79

Shri. P.N Murthy

1979-83

Shri .D.K.R Rao

1983-86

Shri. A.S.K Rao

1986-90

Shri . Jinagouda

1990-2004

Shri. Subramani

2004-05

Shri. S.K Iyengar

2005-07

Shri. Subramani

2007 Onwards

Shri . B.S Suresh

 

Principals:

1941-43

Shri. H.K Gundurao

1943-47

Shri. N.N Magal

1947-50

Shri. C Krishnaswami

1950-52

Shri. A.S Bhaskar

1952-58

Shri. N. Narasimiah

1958-74-

Shri. P.N Murthy

1974-84

Smt. K Hattangadi

1984-87

Smt. Shashikala V. Sharma

1987-92

Shri. S. Ramchander Rao

1992-2000

Smt. Vasundhara R

2000 Onwards

Smt. Saraoja Rao