The year 1947 saw India win its freedom. The nation had to be rebuilt from ruins to achieve its former glory and regain its rightful place in International scenario. Education was acknowledged as main trust area. Late Sri H.M Gangadharaiah, a staunch Gandhian and Buddhist, decided to address this cause. He envisioned an educational establishment which will disperse the seeds of knowledge and build a more intelligent society.
Sri Siddhartha Education Society (S.S.E.S) was established in the year 1959 with the warm blessings of the father of Bhoodan movement, “Saint Vinobha Bhave” with the objective of providing education to the student community coming from rural areas and backward classes.
Today SSES is considered among Karnataka’s Premier educational establishments. Highly regarded for its excellent infrastructure and quality faculty, it is widely recognized among India’s academic circle. Led by Dr. G. Shivaprasad, a postgraduate and an eminent apthalmologist and Dr.G . Parameshwara, a Doctorate in Agriculture from Australia, SSES continues to march forward on the ideals set by their father, Late Sri Gangadharaiah. Their commitment to nation building remains the same. SSES has 84 educational establishments under its aegis spread across the southern part of Karnataka. Institutions including Engineering College, Medical College, Dental College, College of Education, First grade College, TCH College, College of Nursing, Junior Colleges, Training Institutions. Sanskrit Schools, Pali Schools and Number of High Schools in several districts in Karnataka State. These educational Institutes Promote excellent training from primary schooling to professional course and also helps to preserve the ancient heritage of india. Its Silver Jubilee was celebrated in the year 1984 with the then Hon’ble President of India, Sri Giani Zail Singh as the