Founder & Mentor

Founder & Mentor


Sri M.C. Sivananda Sarma , the founder of Rashtreeya Sikhsana Samithi Trust was born on 22-01-1911 in a family of common peasants in a village in T. Narsipur Taluk, Karnataka.

Studied at Sri Chamarajendra Sanskrit College, Bangalore after his Sanskrit studies in Siddaganga and he later proceeded to Allahabad to complete his ‘Sahitya Visharada’.

Inspired by Madan Mohan Malaviya works in education ,He gained deep insight into the field of education and set about his mission.

He founded the R.V.Institution in 1940 and was the Founder Secretary till 02-01-1969 when he attained eternal bliss.

He had been a Freedom Fighter and as an efficient administrator served in Mysore State as a Member of Legislative Assembly for several years.

He was a silent worker & believed in ‘Work is Worship’

Chief Mentor

Fondly remembered as the great visionary who lovingly nurtured the R.V. group of institutions, Late Sri D.A. Pandu continues to be a source of inspiration for all at SSMRV.

Having started his career in the 1960s as Assistant Secretary of RSST, Sri Pandu rose to be the Chief Mentor of the Trust.

His exemplary life is a strong source of motivation for his admirers and followers.

Sri Pandu always believed in providing the state-of-the-art infrastructural facilities for quality teaching and learning with the motive of achieving excellence in education.

His dream- “SSMRV should emerge as a premier academic institution”.