Ever since it established in 1916, the dynamism of change has become an integral part of the KLE Society. The result is obviously seen in the visibility transformed educational landscape of Karnataka and Maharashtra where the KLE Society stands as the testimony to the commitment to serve, uplift a life among the rural populace. The outstanding contribution made by the illustrious founders Sri, Chachidi Veerabhadrappa Gudappa Naik, ruler of the Chachadi province, Sri Arthal Rudragouda, District Deputy Collector of the British Government and Sri Vaijappa Anigol Rao Bahadur, was supplemented by seven outstanding individuals whose collective foresight and combined philanthropy made Belgaum, in Karnataka, the base for lifetime achievement. Today, the Belgaum enjoys the privilege of basking in the limelight of Society’s endeavors. The same is revealed in its historical past that dates back to 1160 when it was home to famous dynasties such as the Kadmanbas, Yadavas, Chalukyas & Peshwas. It was also to be Rani Chennamma played a vital role in the freedom movement. Today, Belgaum is a bustling revenue headquarters and represents the contemporary image of a changing landscape that has been defined by KLE Society.
Almost 100 years of selfless services, The Society has evolved to a gigantic phenomenon that manages more than 250 institutes in the area of health care delivery, Agriculture, engineering, IT, Law, Pharmacy, Nursing, with over 16,000 Employees and more than 1,10,250 students from kindergarten to Doctoral programmes, the Society has made its contribution and accelerated progress I the region of Karnataka and Maharashtra.
Even today, dynamism remains constant force that power the Society’s agenda. After more than nine decades of the relentless and dedicated effort, a new chapter has been scripted in the history of the Society. The sponsoring of the KLE University is the finniest expression of the society’s effort and is set to take professional education to a higher level. The dedication and deep commitment of the Chairman Shri Prabhakar B. Kore, and every single functionary of the sponsoring Society will ensure that the University provides the Best of its education, abides by the highest of moral and ethical standards and in every sense of the term, empowers professionals, in their quest for excellence.