History Of Sainik School Kodagu

kodagu in karnatakaSainik School Kodagu is located at Kudige village approximately 6 Kms from Kushalnagar in Kodagu district. The Kodagu district is popularly known as the Scotland of India because of its evergreen rain forest, hill stations which produce coffee, cardamom, pepper, oranges etc. It is also the birth place of the river Cauvery. The people of Kodagu are special in many ways and have stood apart in their beauty, bravery and hospitality. Apart from tourism and commercial crop plantations in a significant and proud contribution in its distinguished martial tradition, it has given the highest numbers of warriors, including several Generals, Brigadiers to the Indian Army. Field Marshal KM Cariappa and Gen KS Thimmaiah, DSO are legendary sons who hail from this district.
The Genesis
logoThe school was raised and established at village Kudige, with the first batch of 64 cadets, four teachers and two administrative staff with the academic session 2007-08 which began on 18 Oct 2007. The school initially began functioning from temporary buildings; necessary temporary shelters were constructed to cater for the urgent lodging and boarding needs of the cadets and staff through intering efforts of Officers and staff, the school oversaw the creation of its present infrastructure.
Sainik Schools Society, Government of India, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi had deputed Lt Col Prakash Narahari (AEC) as Head Master and Lt Col MS Kaveriappa (ASC) as Registrar. In 2007 as the initial functionaries staff from different Sainik Schools on inters school transfer from the various school:

Academic Staff

S.No. Name of the staff member Designation Date of reporting Parent School
(a) Mr Rajan Namboodiri Assistant Master in Mathematics 07-10-2007 Sainik School Satara (Maharashtra)
(b) Dr NS Tiwari Assistant Master in Hindi 07-10-2007 Sainik School Gopalganj (Bihar)
(c) Mr P Arokia Raj Assistant Master in English 20-10-2007 Sainik School Bijapur (Karnataka)
(d) Mr K Dakshna Murthy Assistant Master in Social Science 30-10-2007 Sainik School Balachadi (Gujarat)

Administrative Staff

S.No. Name of the staff member Designation Date of reporting Parent School
(a) Mr N Sudhakar LDC 26-09-2007 Sainik School Korukonda (AP)
(b) Mr BVN Kali Prasad LDC 29-09-2007 Sainik School Korukonda (AP)

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Sainik School Kodagu
Village & Post Kudige
Somwarpet Taluk
Kodagu District
Karnataka- 571232
Off. 08276 - 278963
Fax.08276 - 278965

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