Social Contributions

  • Sri Poojya Banhanala Swamiji, who strove for the nurturing and growth of BLDE Association, made use of the services of the devotees for the establishment of educational institutions instead of religious work.
  • Prof. B. S. Ganachari, who was elected as an MLC from the teachers’ constituency, worked for obtaining several privileges for teachers from government.
  • In its schools established in rural areas, BLDEA has created a system for providing complementary education on vocations that supplement rural life such as agriculture, horticulture, etc.
  • BLDEA established a 700 bedded hospital and a medical college in 1986. This is a major contribution of the association to the people of North Karnataka.
  • Currently, BLDEA is providing free treatment to the poor and the downtrodden through a 1,125 bedded modern hospital.
  • Dr. M. B. Patil, son of Sri Dr. B. M. Patil and the Minister for Water Resources and Vijayapura District Incharge Minister in the incumbent government, has been working tireless to extend the services of BLDEA to social service and other areas.
  • BLDEA has not restricted its activities to education and research alone. The association has been striving hard to make Vijayapura a drought free district and has undertaken a massive tree planting programme of fulfil its dream.
  • BLDEA has been providing support to studies and research in areas such as agriculture, health, industry, dairy, sericulture cultivation, etc.
  • BLDEA has successfully undertaken and implemented the project of translating the precious literature of Adil Shahi era into Kannada by establishing Vachana Pitamaha Dr. P. G. Halakatti Research Centre. This centre has already published 122 books.
  • Through Chinthana Balaga of Dr. P. G. Halakatti Research Centre, BLDEA has been regularly organizing birthdays of dignitaries, lectures, seminars, interaction programmes, etc.