The President of India, Pratibha Patil, will inaugurate the JSS Free School Girls' Hostel building in Suttur near Mysore on May 9. Constructed at a cost of INR 8 crores, the hostel would be able to accommodate 2,000 students. 'The Medical College Silver Jubilee seminar will also be inaugurated by President Patil,' said B.N. Betkerur, Executive Secretary of JSS Mahavidyapeetha. The free school was established in 2001, and 4,000 students from Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharasthra and north-eastern States are studying here.
'We will organize a seminar on Development of sustainable rural health to mark the silver jubilee celebrations of the JSS Medical College,' added Betkerur.