Shri Basaveshwara Rural Education and Development Trust (R), was established in the year 2004 by the pioneering efforts of Shri Sharanappa M.Kotagi (Mathikatti), dedicated apostle and lover of Education with a Mission to impart Value based education in this Rural & Urban areas.
The trust has played a pivotal role in the academic and socio-economic enlistment of the masses of this region through quality education. Under Shri Basaveshwara Rural Education and Development Trust (R), Shri. Sharanappa M. Kotagi (Mathikatti) started various Colleges D.Ed, B.Ed., M.Ed, P.U.C, B.H.M.S., Pharmacy & INIFD Dharwad- Fashion and Interior Design, intending to start Pre Primary and Primary school in Hubli-Dharwad at Sattur area Dharwad -580009, Karnataka, India.
The Institutions run by Shri Basaveshwara Rural Education and Development Trust (R), are popular. The Institutions were established under the able guidance of the Honorable Chairman of the trust, Dr. Veeranna. A.Mathikatti, is an Ex member of Legislative Council & former chairman of Legislative Council Karnataka.
The purpose of starting Rural Education and Development Trust was to uplift the Education System for the rural people. The task was taken up by the Secretary Shri Sharanappa M.Kotagi (Mathikatti) who has put in his all efforts for development of the Education Trust. He has visited countries like China, Isrial, Kuwait, Sharjah,Dubai and Srilanka to understand the techniques of modern studying methods in education and also about the agriculture development in this modern era. and to implement those techniques in the society.
Shri Sharanappa Kotagi (Mathikatti) has spent his valuable lifetime in organizing various religious functions and he has adapted the principles and theories of Vishwa Guru Shri Basaveshwara, in his social Ilife. Shri Basaveshwar Rural Education & Development Trust is working hard for the development of the poor and needy students who are coming from the rural areas.