as GKVK is the main campus of the premier farm University of India, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore. The University was established in in 1965, The University's main campus was situated in a place called as Hebbal and that had become a landmark in Bangalore. A decade later, for reasons of expansion, main campus of the University was relocated to a place opposite a a landmark known as Jakkur Aerodrome. The new campus was named after the father of the country and was called as Gandhi Krishi Vignana Kendra and now is popularly known as GKVK Campus.The campus is just a couple of Kilometers away from Hebbal off the Bangalore' s International Airport Road.
Bannerghatta National Park
Bannerghatta National Park, near Bangalore, Karnataka, was founded in 1970 and declared as a national park in 1974. In 2002 a portion of the park, became a biological reserve, the Bannerghatta Biological Park. It is a popular tourist destination with a zoo, a pet corner, an animal rescue centre, a butterfly enclosure, an aquarium, a snake house and a safari park. There are ancient temples in the park for worship and it is a destination for trekking and hiking . Within the national park area are six rural villages enclosed within three large enclosures for sheep and cattle farming. The Bannerghatta National Park is also famous for its Safari : there is Jeep Safari , Elephant Safari and Jungle Safari.
The bull referred to is a sacred Hindu demi-god, known as Nandi; Nandi is a close devotee and attendant of Shiva. Dodda Basavana Gudi is said to be the biggest temple to Nandi in the world. The stone cult image of Nandi is continually covered with new layers of butter, benne in the local language of Kannada. There is a cult image of the elephant-headed Hindu deity son of shiva Ganesha close by.
The Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum