Dharmaadhikari, Social Reformer, Educationist, Philosopher and Philanthropist, Dr. Veerendra Heggade is a multidimensional personality. Significantly, what truly defines Dr. Heggade’s contribution is his determined and consistent service to the nation. Dharmaadhikari, Social Reformer, Educationist, Philosopher and Philanthropist, Dr. Veerendra Heggade is a multidimensional personality. What truly defines Dr. Heggade’s contribution is his determined and consistent service to the nation; in recognition of which he has been awarded the second highest civilian award of the country, Padma Vibhushana by the President of India.
SDM College, Ujire is an autonomous college under Mangalore University. Founded in 1966, the college offers Bachelors and Masters Programmes in a serene campus at the foothills of the Western Ghats in Karnataka (India). The college is a recognized centre for research programmes of Mangalore University, Tumkur University and Kannada University Hampi. Managed by SDM Educational Society, it is headed by the visionary, Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala.
The institution is known for its unique initiatives that range from cultural to sports. Attributes such as SDM Kalavaibhava, Guinness records by students, and even designer canteens define our ethos. While we consistently adapt to novelty, what remains constant is intensity in learning.
SDM College flaunts a proud list of alumni who have raised the standards of accomplishments in life – not only in material terms, but on life skills levels as well. Not only do we have an alumni list that adds feathers to our cap on every possible sphere of life – ranging from technology to arts; we also have them backing the institution as firmly as any college would expect. The alumni association of SDM is a plethora of success stories that we cannot stop beaming about!