Tours & Trips

Visit to Neharu Planetarium Bangalore by Cadets of Class VII


      A contingent of 107 cadets  from class VII A, B and C had their educational excursion to Bengaluru and Sreerangapatnam on 25 Jul 2017. They were escorted by Mr. Prasad M H, Mr. Shivakumar and Ms Jhansi Rani.

         The main purpose of the visit was to give the cadets an opportunity to witness shows at Nehru Planetarium, to provide first hand information and experience about the functioning of state legislature popularly known as Vidhana Soudha from where the state of Karnataka is governed. Cadets also paid obeisance at Sreeranganatha Temple at Sreerangapatnam. The temple architecture was quite amazing and breath-taking. The whole excursion enriched us by giving an exposure to the cosmic beauty including formation of eclipse coupled with a religious attachment, grandeur of the past history enabling us to study the basics of architecture, thereby strengthening the concepts learnt in the classrooms.

Report by: Prasad M H, Asst Master In Kannada


Visit to heritage city Mysuru by Cadets of class VI


As a part of co-curricular activity an educational trip was organised by the school for 103  cadets of class VI to Mysore on 22 July 2017. As per  the schedule, we started our journey from the school  at 06.20 hrs on school bus and later a hired bus.                First  we reached Chamundi hill, the divine abode  of  goddess Chamundeshwari. Since there was a  special  prayer service for the goddess going on, we  waited for  our turn to enter the temple along with the  tourists. Standing in-front of the statue of Mahishasura we  were reminded of the legend of Mysore and the reason why it was named Mysuru. After this we visited  Nandi hill and we had delicious breakfast there itself. Then we started our journey and reached Mysore palace, the official residence and the place where the golden throne of Wadiyar dynasty is placed. Later we visited the ceremonial meeting hall of the royal court built by Maharaja Rajashri, and a huge golden Ambari, golden Howdaha which is of about 750 kg and embellished with gold, silver figurines by Swamikala nipuna Singannacharya. Then we visited Mysore zoo which spreads over 157 acre. The zoo came into existence in the year 1902. The visit provided the opportunity to know the biodiversity of endangered, vulnerable, endemic, extinct species. Then we visited Krishnaraja Sagara Dam which was constructed on river Cauvery under the able guidance of Sir. M. Visweswaraya.  The cadets enjoyed a lot while witnessing the musical fountain. We left Mysore and reached the school at 22.20 hrs safely. The tour left an indelible impression of the bounties of nature in the minds of cadets that would be carried on for years to come.

                                                                                                                                            Report By: Ms.Leelavathi D H, Master in Chemistry


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