His Holiness 1008 Sri Srishaila Jagadguru Vageesha Panditaradhya Mahaswamiji as a president of S.J.P.V.V. Peetha established. S.J.V.P. College of Arts, Science and Commerce in the 1970 at Harihar.
History of the Department:
The Department of Sanskrit has been working since the beginning of the college is from the year 1970. Sri S.M. Dakshinamurthy served as Sanskrit Lecturer in the beginning stage. Then Sri M.N. Ganapathi Bhatta served as Head of the Department of Sanskrit and Smt. Sumangal N.Bhatt served 3yrs. At Present Smt. N.H. Shivagangamma Serving as a Lecturer and Head of the Department of Sanskrit Department.