THE BANGALORE PRESS
The Bangalore Press was established by Bharat Ratna Sir M. Visvesvaraya, the eminent engineer, administrator-par-excellence and educationist, along with luminaries such as Sir KP Puttanna Chetty, Sri Rao Bahadur Hayavadana Rao, etc., in the year 1916. The Company is a Public Limited Company, a pioneer in Karnataka in the field of PRINTING & PUBLISHING of Diaries, Calendars & Allied Products. Having served the society for over 96 years in the fields of publishing and printing, the Bangalore Press has now embarked on a project towards paying tribute to its founders through imparting education with emphasis on Indian culture, to the children in and around Chamarajpet area, irrespective of caste, creed and gender, by establishing a school in its premises.
Towards this objective, the Bangalore Press has made available, a piece of land of about 26,000 sq. ft. on Mysore Road, adjacent to its premises (just about 2 kms from City Railway Station), for setting up the school.
BHARATIYA VIDYA BHAVAN
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan was established in 1938 by Dr. K.M. Munshi for spread of education with Indian values and ethos. Bhavan runs over 375 educational institutions including schools in India with student strength of about 300,000. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is recognized as an Educational Institution of National Eminence by the Government of India.
Founded with the blessings of Mahatma Gandhi and support of several distinguished stalwarts of India's freedom movement, the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan has grown, from a small beginning in 1938, into a comprehensive all-India intellectual, cultural and educational movement.
This year is 75th year of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. The Bhavan reaches out to the world through its 126 kendras in India & abroad, besides over 375 educational institutions in India. Accordingly, schools have been set up in
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is also running another school in Bangalore in the thick of the Sriramapuram slums in Bangalore. During the last seven decades and more of its existence, the Bhavan has blossomed into an ever-growing, voluntary, apolitical national movement with an international outlook, devoted to life, literature and culture.
The founding principles of Bhavan are based on the preservation and propagation of Bharatiya Sanskriti- Indian values. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan stands for the integration of Indian culture in our day to day lives. Bhavan believes that Bharatiyata can be achieved by imparting education with Indian values.