The Bapuji Educational Association is one
of the oldest and most prestigious Educational Institution
in Karnataka. It came in to existence in 1958 with a sole
purpose of starting a First grade college in Davangere.
Today there are more than 56 educational institutions right
from LKG to PG, Diploma to Engineering, Nursing to Medical,
BBM to MBA, and BCA to MCA. The names of the Bapuji Educational
Association and Davangere have almost become synonyms. Many
great families, donors and lovers of Davangere along with
Sri Shamanur Shivashankarappa, Ex-Minister for Horticulture
and APMC, Govt. of Karnataka, MLA, Davangere(South) the
present Hon.Secretary, of the Bapuji Educational Association,
are worth noted in this regard.