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Taranath Shikshana Samsthe, originally known as Raichur Education Society, registered Under Hyderabad Societies Registration Act, was founded by late Pandit Taranath, who came to Raichur as a teacher in local Government High School. True intellectual,a great humanitarian, an intense social reformer and above all an eminent educationist.
Pandit Taranath could not tolerate the repressive measures of Nizam Government and quit the post in protest. Realizing that education alone can awaken the people of this neglected area, who had been suffering untold miseries under Nizam regime, Pandit Taranath, with the support of few like-minded friends started the Hamdard Primary School in1920.The school later grew into a High School .
Inspired by Pandit Taranath’s ideals, group of philanthropists of this area, as a mark of respect to the great social reformer, renamed Raichur Education Society as Taranath Shikshana Samsthe.In the memory of late Pandit Taranath, the management built a museum in Soma Subhadramma Raman Gouda Women’s College campus, which exhibits a wide spectrum of his yeomen service In the field of education
“ALL BUT LOVE IS GALL”, his motto, speaks volumes of the missionary goal of the great soul. Management of the Samsthe is under able of stewardship of President Sri. Parasmalji Sukhani and General Secretary Sri. Maski Nagaraj, both of whom form live wire of Samsthe and educationists of great repute. At the College level, Managing Committee has been constituted to assist and implement the policies of Samsthe. The members of Samsthe belong to various walks of life and are persons of eminence in their respective fields ,capable of stirring the institution ably, keeping in mind the philosophy of founder- Pandit Taranath
THE INSTITUTIONS RUN BY TARANATH SHIKSHANA SAMSTHE
1. Hamdard High School
2. Hamdard Composite Junior College
3. Laxmi Venkatesh Desai College Re-Accredited by NAAC with "A" Grade (3.22-CGPA)
4. Banaktalal Rajaram Boob College of Commerce-Re-Accredited by NAAC with B Grade ( -CGPA)
5. Soma Subhadramma Raman Goud College for women. Re-Accredited by NAAC with B Grade (2.79-CGPA)
6. Seth Chunilal Amarchand Bohra Law College
7. Seth Rikhabchand Parasmal Sukhani Pre-University Arts,Science &Commerce College-Accredited by Government of Karnataka & PUE Board as "A" Grade.
8. Taranath Shikshana Samsthe’s Girl’s High School
9.Taranath Shikshana Samsthe’s Tutorial Institute
10.Taranath Shikshana Samsthe’s Dr.M.Shivaraj M.Nagappa College of Bussiness Management
Beside, Karnataka State Open University, Mysore, has its study centre here.It is worth mentioning that all the three degree Colleges of the samsthe are permanently affiliated to Gulbarga University Gulbarga are recognized under section 2(f)and 12(b)of the UCG act.
Taranath Shikshana Samsthe
LAXMI VENKATESH DESAI COLLEGE, RAICHUR
TEL : 08532 - 240286 , 240707 , FAX : + 91 - 8532 - 240707
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