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HISTORY OF DHARWAD

Dharwad district is situated in the Western sector of the northern half of Karnataka State. The District encompasses an area of 4263 sq. kms. The district is bounded on the North by the District of Belgaum, on the East by the district of Gadag, on the South Haveri and on the West by Uttara Kannada district. All these districts, which surround Dharwad district, belong to Karnataka State itself.
The city of Dharwad is deemed to be the seat of Saraswati because of the educational institutions, educationists, education-loving. It is the cradle of education in South India and mainly Karnataka. Students from all surrounding districts come to Dharwad for education. It appears as though the whole of Dharwad is one big school. The city has Kannada, English and Urdu medium schools.

The District lies approximately about 800 mts above the sea level, which is why it enjoys a moderate and healthy climate. The District may be divided into 3 natural regions, viz., the Malnad, Semi-Malnad and Maidan. These regions, on an average, receive moderate to heavy rainfall and have dense vegetation. The widely spoken language in the district is Kannada, while a thin population is found using languages like Urdu, Marathi, Hindi, Telugu, Gujarati and Malayalam.

In the district, dry farming is the backbone of the agricultural economy. Agriculture is even now labour-intensive enterprise. Hence the district has an above average proportion of workers in its population and offers opportunities to seasonal workers. In 1962 the erstwhile towns of Dharwad and Hubli were amalgamated to constitute the Hubli Dharwad Municipal Corporation.

Kannada is most spoken language in this city and the dialect spoken here is known as Dharwad Kannada. Dharwad is also known for its Dharwad Peda – a milk based delicacy. The High Court of Karnataka bench is also located here. This region has contributed to some of the greatest exponents of Hindustani music including Pandit Sawai Gandharva, Pandit Mallikarjun Mansur, Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Pandit Basavaraj Rajaguru, Pandit Kumar Gandharva and Vidushi Gangubai Hangal. Jnanpith Award winners Shri D.R Bendre, Shri V.K. Gokak and Shri Girish Karnad trace their origins to Dharwad. Smt Leena Chardavarkar, the Hindi Actress and wife of late Kishore Kumar belongs to this town. Shri Nandan Nilekani, the Co-Chairman of Infosys also studied at Dharwad.

HISTORY OF MDTC

Multi Disciplinary Training Centre, Dharwad made a modest beginning on 1st Jun 2011 and has completed 9 years with remarkable progress. It has fulfilled the dream of SWR employees to have a Zonal Level Training Institute at Dharwad. Each year it trains approx 1,000 staff from various departments of SWR.

This institute is located amidst sylvan surroundings in 26 acres of land. A building with 7 class rooms with total capacity of 180, one conference hall and a library is available.

The institute became functional on approval of General Manager SWR on 01/06/2011.Railway Board (Ministry of Railways) recognized the Institute, as one of the premier training centres, as well as the nodal training centre for SWR on 14/10/2013. UTS, PRS & FOIS laboratories were inaugurated on 28/08/2018. The operating Model Room works commenced on the same date. Regular batches of Refresher Course Station Masters started on 09/04/2019. Operating model room formally inaugurated by General Manager SWR on 16/07/2019.

            With the opening of Model Room at MDTC, the initial training courses for new recruitees in Traffic Stream has begun in a full fledged manner. MDTC continues to gallop towards greater heights by embracing technology, doing innovation and adapting continually to changing requirements of training. 

FACULTY


 

 

 

ANEESH HEGDE  IRTS

PRINCIPAL

DATE OF APPOINTMENT – 03/082015

QUALIFICATION – B.E

DATE OF JOINING INSTITUTE – 20/05/2020

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE – ASST.DIR , SOCIAL MEDIA CELL , MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND BROADCASTING NEW DELHI [ 2014-2015] , AREA OFFICER , HOSAPETE [ JAN 2017 – SEPT 2018] , ASSISTANT OPERATIONS MANAGER , HUBBALLI DIVISION [ SEPTEMBER 2017- SEPTEMBER 2018 ] , DIVISIONAL OPERATIONS MANAGER , HUBBALLI DIVISION [SEPT 218 – JUNE 2019 ] , OFFICER ON SPL DUTY TO HON MoS RAILWAY ( CAMP OFFICE ) , BELAGAVI [ JUNE 2019 – MAY 2020 ]

HOBBIES – READING , WRITING POEMS, ARTICLES .

  

H J SHIVAPRASAD

VICE PRINCIPAL

DATE OF APPOINTMENT – 30/10/1978

QUALIFICATION - BA

DATE OF JOINING INSTITUTE – FEB 2020

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE – DOM PLANNING AND COACHING , ATM & ACM HEAD QUARTERS

HOBBIES - READING

  

V C PATIL

INSTRUCTOR / OPERATING

DATE OF APPOINTMENT - 05/12/1990

QUALIFICATION - B.Com

DATE OF JOINING INSTITUTE - 29/11/2019

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE - 29 YEARS IN STATION MASTER CATOGORY IN MYSURU DIVISION

HOBBIES - READING BOOKS            

       

S M KULKARNI

INSTRUCTOR / OPERATING

DATE OF APPOINTMENT - 21/01/1992

QUALIFICATION - B.Sc , PGDHRM

DATE OF JOINING INSTITUTE - 13/02/2020

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE - 17 YEARS IN STATION MASTER CATOGORY IN HUBBALLI DIVISION AND SECTION CONTROLLER AND CHIEF CONTROLLER

HOBBIES - DRAWING AND PAINTING

 

S VELRAJ

INSTRUCTOR / OPERATING

DATE OF APPOINTMENT - 24/08/2005

QUALIFICATION - INTERMEDIATE

DATE OF JOINING INSTITUTE - 03/12/2019

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE - 13 YEARS IN STATION MASTER CATOGORY IN MYS DIVISION AND ADHOC INSTRUCTOR AT ZONAL RAILWAY TRAINING CENTER/TIRUCHIRAPPALLI & SUPERVISORS TRAINING CENTER/BENGULURU

HOBBIES – READING AND WRITING ARTICLES AND SPORTS

 

P G KULKARNI

INSTRUCTOR / OPERATING

DATE OF APPOINTMENT - 17/01/1991

QUALIFICATION - B.Com

DATE OF JOINING INSTITUTE - 14/12/2019

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE – MAIL/EXPRESS GUARD , YARD MASTER , SECTION CONTROLLER & ADHOC INSTRUCTOR AT MULTI DISCIPLINARY TRAINING CENTER/DHARWAD

HOBBIES – READING ,WRITING AND GARDENING

 

YOGISH S JAPATI

INSTRUCTOR / OPERATING

DATE OF APPOINTMENT - 18/01/1991

QUALIFICATION - BA

DATE OF JOINING INSTITUTE - 14/12/2019

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE – GUARD , SECTION CONTROLLER , YARD MASTER , TRAFFIC INSPECTOR RULES IN PCOM OFFICE AND ADHOC INSTRUCTOR AT MULTI DISCIPLINARY TRAINING CENTER/DHARWAD

HOBBIES – READING AND WRITING POEMS IN KANNADA

   

  

BRAHMA REDDY KANDULA

INSTRUCTOR / COMMERCIAL

DATE OF APPOINTMENT - 10/10/2007

QUALIFICATION – MA , B.Ed

DATE OF JOINING INSTITUTE - 15/02/2020

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE – ENQUIRY CUM RESERVATION SUPERVISOR , COMMERCIAL APPERENTICE , CHIEF GOODS SUPERVISOR , FRIEGHT MAREKETING INSPECTOR , COMMERCIAL INSPECTOR/SBC AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANT TO ADRM/T

HOBBIES – SINGING , PHOTOGRAPHY AND READING

         

S HARI MANOHAR

INSTRUCTOR / COMMERCIAL

DATE OF APPOINTMENT - 01/11/1988

QUALIFICATION - MA

DATE OF JOINING INSTITUTE - 01/06/2011

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE – COMMERCIAL CLERK , Sr.COMMERCIAL CLERK , INSTRUCTOR AT ZRTI MOULA ALI , CHIEF BOOKING SUPERVISOR AND CHIEF COMMERCIAL INSPECTOR DIVISION

HOBBIES – STAMPS ,CURRENCIES AND COINS COLLECTION

 

A SRINIVASAN

INSTRUCTOR / FIRST AID AND FIRE FIGHTING

DATE OF APPOINTMENT - 11/05/1983

QUALIFICATION - ITI

DATE OF JOINING INSTITUTE - 29/02/2016

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE – GUARD , ADHOC INSTRUCTOR AT MULTI DISCIPLINARY TRAINING CENTER/DHARWAD

HOBBIES - SPORTS

 

PREMANAND C RUBDY

CH OS

DATE OF APPOINTMENT - 29/01/1991

QUALIFICATION – B.Com

WORK DISTRIBUTION – GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE , IMPREST , BILLS , STORES , T&P AND AUDIT