In 1916 a dedicated group of individuals belonging to the Veerashaiva Community, popularly knouwn as Lingayats embarked on a dream. Their vision to create a strong education base in the neglected areas of Karnataka and Maharashtra. Over 92 Years later K.L.E. Society has blazed a trial, and set an unparalleled example in South. Today the K.L.E. Society runs various Institutions in the areas of Healthcare delivery and Education. The Students under going every possible course-from kindergarten to post doctoral programmes in the faculties of Arts, Commerce and also Professional courses in Medicine, Engineering and Law, are all part of this gigantic social phenomenon.
Inspired by democratic values, the society is ably managed by a Board constituting the President, Chairman and 15 other elected members. Each responsible and knowledgeable person with an immaculate track record. The succuss of the society can be attributed to their sterling contribution over the years. The K.L.E'S polytechnic, Hubli stands testimony to the high professional standard aimed for and achieved by the K.L.E. Society.