Ballari district is located at north-eastern part of the Karnataka and very recently this part is named as Kalyana Karnataka. It is having the highest deposits of iron ore in India. Historical sites, farm land and rich minerals characterize Ballari district. Hampi was the capital city of famous Vijayanagara Empire. Now it is called as Steel City and Gani Nadu. The major occupation of the people in Ballari district is agriculture and 75% population is depending on agriculture for their livelihood. The Government and private institutions have taken up a lot of initiatives for improving the scenario of education in the district. Even then the poor communities of the society need some more efforts to educate them.
This caused the founders of SREE THIPPERUDRA EDUCATION TRUST to establish Educational Institutions at Ballari on 06.10.2006. With a view to provide education of all levels, The organization started Pre-Primary, Primary, Highschool, Pre-University, Degree and Post Graduate Courses.
The Great Guru Sree Thipperudra Swamy of Nayakanahatti, was a great saint and a social reformer. He served the humanity by constructing many tanks to provide irrigation to the barren lands. He treated all community people equally. Even today the people are experiencing his kind blessings. The Trust preferred its Institutions to be named after this Great Guru.
Education is viewed as a fundamental right across the globe and essential for the exercise of all human rights. Education leads to individual freedom and empowerment and self-reliance. It is seen as the foundation of the society, enabling economic wealth, social prosperity and political stability.
SGT Institutions were started with a strength of 60 students and now it has got more than 3000 students. It is a full-fledged College with U.G. Programme in Science, Commerce and Management. Many students of this college have brought laurels by becoming qualified Chartered Accountants.
Its goodwill stands on the qualified and committed performance of the teachers. It has research oriented and highly qualified competent Teachers with Doctoral Degrees. As a result students secured highest ranks and placements. Consequently, it has become identical with academic excellence.
The founder- trustees of Sree Thipperudra Education Trust are Sri. S.N. Rudrappa, a well-known lecturer & practicing Chartered Accountant, Sri G. Nagaraj, Pioneer of this organization, a man with profound experience in the Education Department and Smt. G. Manjula, a lady with committed interest in educational field. Now Sri S.N. Rudrappa as the Chairman, Sri G. Nagaraj as the Secretary and Smt. G.Manjula as treasurer are serving the Trust.
The Trust started SGT College in the year 2007-08 with Degree Courses B. Com & BBM. Then it added BCA in the year 2008-09, PUC in the year 2010-11, B. Com TPP in the year 2013-14, Post Graduate Diploma in Tax Management course in the year 2014-15, M.com in the Year 2018-19. To emphasise Primary education, organization has also began Primary, Higher Primary and High schools in the Year 2019-20. This is how the Educational Institutions of the Trust are being established and serving the Society.