Vidyavardhaka Sangha (VVS) stands as a synonym for quality education in the Heritage city of Mysore. VVS was established in 1949 by great visionaries namely Late Sahukar Channaiah and Late. K. Puttaswamy (Former Minister of Karnataka) to impart quality education to all sections of the society. There are ten educational institutions starting from nursery to engineering college under the aegis of VVS. At present, Sangha is under the able guidance and leadership of Sri Gundappa Gowda, President and Sri P. Vishwanath, Secretary.