The Bijapur Liberal District Educational Association (BLDEA) was established in 1910. Founded by Philanthropists and Visionaries par excellence, who foresaw the tremendous scope and significance of education in North Karnataka region, the BLDE Association has emerged as one of the foremost charitiable associations in Karnataka. Shri B. M. Patil, a renowned statesman, was one of the most notable custodians of the Association has honed and nurtured 75 Educational Institutions catering to the following streams,
These 75 Institutes can be classified as follows,
With a dedicated staff exceeding 2500 in number, the BLDE Association at present, offers world-class education to over 25,000 students at its sprawling campuses, replete with all modern, state-of-the-art facilities and amenities.
Continuing its tradition of educational development and advancement, the BLDE Association has established the Autonomous 'BLDE University'. For the BLDE Association, it is a gigantic stride in terms of offering more customized and specialized educational programs to thousands of talented future professionals, gaining knowledge at its campuses.