TUMAKURU (KARNATAKA): The maximum well-liked mathematics train of Tumakuru is all set to move internationally! Garudanagiri V Vidyashankar, who has a fan following internationally, will now be to be had for high faculty college students the world over through his newly launched YouTube channel and also will be capable of providing assistance to folks that could not come up with the money for his instructions.

Impressed with this initiative, kingdom training minister S Suresh Kumar expressed his interest in for my part meet Vidyashankar and take the latter’s hints on coaching technique and make maths a fun subject for those reading in authorities schools of Karnataka’s rural belt.


The call for to get into Vidyashankar Learning Centre (VLC) is so excessive that even the seats for subsequent instructional yr were given stuffed. However, with the launch of his YouTube channel, students can get right of entry to to his classes at any given time.

“Since I even have a limited wide variety of seats, I am pressured to show down many aspirants. This inspired me to start a YouTube channel and upload the films for folks that omit out on principles. After getting suggestion Pradeep Simha, a chum who is in IIT-Chennai, I started out uploading those films to assist folks who could not find the money for private tuitions for mathematics,” Vidyashankar knowledgeable TNIE.

Dhanush, a class X pupil, who first of all discovered maths very difficult says, “What made the getting to know clean become Vidyashankar Sir’s regular pace and the techniques that helped me memorize my principles in an easy way and don’t forget all through the examination. It has constantly been a joy to study beneath him.”

“I watched his video wherein he is coaching basics and turned into impressed loads with his style which enables construct a strong basis,” discovered Prasad, a determine.

After finishing his MSc in arithmetic from Karnataka University and BEd at Bangalore University, Vidyashankar taught at educationist K Venkataramaiah’s Maruthi Vidya Mandir for 3 years. He becomes rewarded with a countrywide award for his revolutionary teaching by means of the NCERT. Later he started out VLC where he has taught over 15,000 college students to this point.

“I got here across a number of my engineering classmates who didn’t recognize the fundamentals. However, after you have tutored by Vidyashankar, my fundamentals were sturdy,” claimed Sachin H S, a software engineer currently based totally in Los Angeles.

From fundamentals of geometry to theorems, Vidyashankar, curiously, has even uploaded a video of a tune he composed. Not just another music, but music in Kannada to memorize the 25 factors of the periodic table which has helped rural students.

“I have my college students and enthusiasts in the USA, Japan, Australia and Germany and they have invited me to maintain workshops on modern coaching,” says Vidyashankar.

He has carried out such workshops lower back home in Tumakaru for the benefits of the scholars there.

A lesser-recognized truth is that Vidyashankar is the nephew of the famous theatre artist past due Master Hirannaiah. Known for his witty satires in robust language geared toward corrupt politicians, his play ‘Lanchavathara’ has been staged over eleven,000 times.

Noted journalist late Garudanagiri Nagaraj is also the uncle of Vidyashankar. His overdue father G S Venkatesh Murthy became a small-time homeopathy practitioner and mother overdue Nagarathnamma became a homemaker.