The Bijapur Lingayat District Educational Association (B.L.D.E.A.) was established in the year 1910. It is a not for profit organization catering to the educational needs of under priviliged children and widening educational opportunities. Promoting religious, scientific and general literature is one of the important objective of the BLDE Association. The association aims to achieve this objective by establishing schools, colleges and free student hostels for poor students. BLDE Association with a rich history of more than a century is dedicating for multi-literary development through its wide educational and cultural institutions network.