A little over nine decades,
the region of Karnataka, witnessed the rise of
a new phenomenon, the K.L.E. Society, Belgaum.
It was the most selfless and voluntary act
that transformed the gloomy educational
climate of the then Bombay province. The
singular act of the starting of the K.L.E.
Society in 1916 by seven dedicated teachers
and their patrons, set the beginning of the
most spectacular event that has changed the
course of the history of Karnataka, especially
that of North Karnataka.
With its network of 246 institutions, the
K.L.E. Society has been converted into an
“Educational Empire” by sheer commitment and
democratic management of the board of
trustees in the sphere of Healthcare,
Medical, Engineering, Management, I.T., Law,
Pharmacy, Nursing and many more conventional
as well as non-conventional disciplines.
Exceeding 5 billion inexhaustible assets,
manning over 8,152 employees moulding the
destinies of 67,163 students right from K.G.
to Post Doctoral studies, the society has
been a brand name not only in India but even
magic growth, in the last two decades gone
by, tells a tale of the selfless efforts of
the members of Board of Management of the
society who have kept the spirit of
ceaseless endeavors and service-mindedness
of the Founding Fathers alive till today. It
is certain that under the able, dynamic and
spirited leadership of Dr Parbhakar B. Kore,
as a Chairman, and under the active guidance
of its President, Shri Shivanand Koujalagi,
the society would place its name at the
height that shall set a new standard for the
Society has the First deemed University in
North Karnataka and acquired a university
status as K.L.E. University to a couple of