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Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Puthucode Kendra was established in October 2000 by Late Shri.P.A.Ramakrishnan (A native of Puthucode Village) the then Managing Director, Vadyar Boats Private Ltd. He was the first Executive Vice-Chairman of Puthucode Kendra who wanted to full fill his social responsibilities of giving quality education to the rural folk which was inaccessible to this part remote village in Palakkad District of Kerala State.
From the humble beginning in a rented house at Puthucode, the Kendra has evolved in to a full fledged CBSE Affiliated school catering to the needs of more than 1000 children in a radius of 15 to 20 kms. The school functions in 11.28 Acres of land in a serene atmosphere which has all adequate infrastructure facilities.
The Kendra is also giving free computer training to children above 18 yrs of age through our Gandhi Institute of Computer Education and Information Technology at Puthucode to make them self reliant and to full fill their future aspirations. The Kendra promotes Art & Culture and propagation Sanskrit. A number of National Sanskrit Seminar’s were conducted by Kendra for promoting Sanskrit and our culture heritage.
NEWS & EVENTS
The 22nd Annual day of Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir Mannapra was celebrated on December 20, 2022 at the school premises.
Shri. C. Subramaniam IPS (Retd. DGP, Kerala Police) inaugurated the function. Kannambra Gram Panchayath President Smt. Sumaty M., Puthucode Gram Panchayath President Smt. I. Haseena graced the function. Shri. M. V. Ramnarayan Chairman, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Puthucode Kendra presided over the function.
The Kendra’s alumnus Jeeva Sivadas secured 1st rank in the International Medical Admissions Test (IMAT). He was studying at Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, Kolaikkad, Mannapra from 6th to 10th grade and secured 95% marks in 10th grade (2019-20) and 97% marks in 12th grade (2021-22).
The birth centenary of Shri S. Ramakrishnanji, Former Executive Secretary and Director General was commemorated on the school premises on July 22, 2022. Hon. Secretary Shri R. Anantanarayanan reminisced about the precious association enjoyed with the late Shri S. Ramakrishnanji who was closely attached to the Kendra, and in particular with the founder, the late P. A. Ramakrishnanji. Cdr. P. S. Venkatesh, Vice Chairman also recollected the contributions and social commitment, as well as the selfless service rendered by Shri S. Ramakrishnanji to society as a whole.
National Sanskrit Seminar on Vedas, Vedangas and Darsanas was conducted by Puthucode Kendra with the support of Madras Sanskrit College on February 24 and 25, 2020.
On February 24, 2020 Dr. T. P. Radhakrishnan, Principal, Madras Sanskrit College, Dr. C. Hariharan, Director, Digital Campus, The Madras Sanskrit College, Shri. S. Murali, Asst. Prof. Jyothisha, Madras Sanskrit College gave speeches on Vedas & Vedangas in the pre-lunch session.
Dr. Mani Dravid Shastrigal, HOD Mimamsa, Madras Sanskrit College chaired the post lunch session, in which Dr. P. P. Shridhar Upadhyaya, Director Projects, Madras Sanskrit College, Dr. V. Ramakrishnan, Asst. Prof, Advaita Vedanta, Madras Sanskrit College, Dr. Srinivasan, Hon. Professor The Kuppuswamy Sastri Research Institute & Retd. Principal Vivekananda College, Chennai and Dr. K. S. Maheswaran, HOD, Vedanta, Madras Sanskrit College gave speeches on Vedantas.
On the second day Dr. Balasubramanian, Deputy Director, The Kuppuswamy Sastri Research Institute, Chennai, Dr. K. Shyam Sundara, Asst. Prof. Vyakarana, Madras Sanskrit College, Prof. Sundar Balakrishnan, Professional Astrologer, Mumbai, Shri. V. Ramachandran, Asst. Prof. SreeChandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa MahaVidyalaya, Enathur, Kanchipura spoke about Dharsanas & Astrology and Sanskrit.
Dr. Uma Maheswari Shankar, Principal, Head Dept.of Philosophy SIES College of Arts & Science & Commerce, Mumbai, Shri. Abhinav Kadambi, Sanskrit Teacher, Krishnamacharya Healing & Yoga foundation, Chennai addressed the gathering in the post lunch session. Keynote address was given by Shri. Girishkumar L, Chairman, Shripuram Tantra Research Centre, Irinjalakuda, Thrissur and Valedictory Address was given by r.Srinivasan Duraiswamy Phd, Head-Technology, New Platform, Vice-President Reliance Industries Ltd, Navi Mumbai.