Vivekananda Vidyavardhaka Sangha Puttur ® (VVS), formerly known as The Puttur Education Society was found in 1915 with an objective of providing education in the rural and backward areas in and around Puttur. Right now there are 54 institutions (including Shishumandira & K.G. Section) in the taluks of Puttur, Sullia, Bantwal, Beltangady of Dakshina Kannada Karnataka State and in Perla of Kasargod District Kerala State. The mission of Vivekananda Vidyavardhaka Sangha is to provide education to the youth so as to make them responsible citizens of this great country who possess deep sense of pride in our cultural heritage and ethical values. Together, we swear by ‘character-building’ as the prime goal of education.