Circumstances, coincidence or through a divine plan, it all started when our senior faculty of Art of Living Nagraj Gangolli who landed up in Chikmagalur to start up the Vedavati river rejuvenation projects, often working long hours for river rejuvenation project, organising and teaching courses in the villages late into the night and early morning, it was during this time Mr Satish and Mrs Mani of the previous school Kalikamba vidya samsthe came across Nagraji in a Happiness workshop and shared their goals and vision for the school and then he and DM Shankarji helped to transform into SSRVM — and stuck with it. They are mainly responsible for the foundation of this school.
Nagaraj Gangolli: A senior full time Art of living faculty, associated with organisation for more than 20 years conducting several Happiness workshops, prison smart programs and many rural development and river rejuvenation projects in several villages across Karnataka, Vedavati river rejuvenation in Chikmagalur is one such successful project vigorously working for several rural projects in reaching Gurudev’s knowledge by helping prisoners and villagers to undergo the transformation by conducting several workshops. It was through him who brought in this idea to run the school as SSRVM and it is with his determination this School is a success.
D.M. Shankar: DM Shankar is a well renowned coffee planter and a businessman in Chikmagalur. He is one of first devotees of Guruji since more than forty years with the organization, initiated Art of living activities such as Vedavati river rejuvenation project and SSRVM School in Chikmagalur. Member of District Development committee for Art of living Chikmagalur and SSRVM School trustee for Chikmagalur. He is one of the most important pillars of this School for his generous contribution in towards the school in every way with his support system and determination.