“I have a commitment to convince my God, through my deeds and not by my words."
– Dr. Veerendra Heggade
SDME Society fondly remembers Dr. B Yashovarma, former Secretary,
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Dr. Satheeshchandra S, Secretary
Dr. Satheeshchandra S, the Secretary of SDM Educational Society has formerly served as the Principal of SDM College, Ujire and Associate Professor in the Department of Physics at the college. He holds an experience of 36 years in academics. He mastered in M.Sc from Mangalore University, and completed his Ph.D. from Tumkur University on the topic “Synthesis, growth and structural investigation of pi conjugated NLO materials.”
He has formerly also held the positions of NSS Programme officer, Chairman of the committee for NAAC criteria , Dean of science faculty, Head of the Department of Physics, Vice Principal and Principal of SDM College, Ujire and Deputy Secretary of SDME Society. He has been awarded the ‘Best NSS Programme officer –Karnataka State award for the year 1999-2000’. Dr. Satheeshchandra S has authored and published 6 international research papers.
He has been designated as the Secretary of SDM Educational Society since July 2022.
Institutions Managed by SDME Society
SDM Engineering College
Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College Of Engineering & Technology, Dharwad, was established in 1979 under the flagship of SDME society and has grown into one of the nationally acclaimed premier engineering institutions of the country.
SDM Degree College Ujire
SDM College Ujire was established in 1966. The college was recognized by UGC as ‘College with Potential for Excellence (CPE)’ in 2004, F.J.E.I Best College Award in 2005, Grant of Autonomous status by Mangalore University in 2007 and re-accredited at ‘A’ Grade with CGPA 3.59 in 2010.
SDM PU College Ujire
College Offers Pre–University courses in Science, Commerce and Arts streams. The college aims at all round development of a student’s personality, focusing on the intellectual, physical, ethical, cultural and psychological aspects.
SDM Ayurveda College Udupi
SDM College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Udupi established in 1958 was taken over in the year 1973 by SDME Society , Ujire. Dr. D.Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Shree Kshethra Dharmasthala, and the President of S.D.M.
SDM Ayurveda College Hassan
SDM College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan was established in 1992 at Hassan, equidistant from Bangalore and Mangalore on National Highway 75 on a 40 acre green campus. The institute aims in imparting quality Ayurveda education, health care service and research.
SDM Ayurveda Institute of Bangalore
Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute of Ayurveda and Hospital, Bangalore was established in the year 2010 by Renowned Educationist and Social reformer Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari and President of Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala, Belthangadi (Taluk), Dakshina Kannada (District), Karantaka State.
SDM College Of Naturopathy
SDM College Of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences is India’s first and premier institution to offer a 5 year medical degree in naturopathy and yoga. Established in August 1989, with the dream and vision of Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, this institute is a pioneer and a role model for all other colleges in the field.
SDM Law College Mangalore
S.D.M. Law College established in the year 1974 is known for quality legal education with affordability. The college is well known for its track record in clinical legal education, legal aid and legal awareness.
SDM Engineering College Ujire
SDM Institute of Technology (SDMIT) is aimed at imparting quality education blended with traditional values to ensure holistic development of its students. The Institute offers BE courses in Computer Science, Information Science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical & Electronics, Mechanical and Civil Engineering branches.