KLE Society's Science and Commerce College Listed in Science and Commerce College Located in Kalamboli,Panvel KLE SOCIETY ? A PROFILE Karnataka Lingayat Education (KLE) Society emphasizes on the sound mind and healthy body for spiritual enlightenment and social transformation. The ?Saptarshis? (Seven Saints) - namely M. R. Sakhare, S. S. Basavanal, B. S. Hanchinal, H. F. Kattimani, B. B. Mamadapur, P. R. Chikodi and V. V. Patil ? determined to serve and sacrifice their lives for the upliftment of community through education which is one of the essential constituent th of life. Thus sown the seed on 13 November, 1916 in the form of anglo vernacular school. The society is growing unstoppably thereafter from strength to strength. At present 236 educational institutions, in the diverse faculties like Arts, Science, Commerce, Medicine, Engineering, Dental, Pharmacy, Architecture, Law, Nursing, Ayurved, Management, Information Technology & Computer Science are catering the services from K.G. to P.G. including research. All institutions spread from unknown rural area to well known cities are par excellence in infrastructure with high quality education which are accepted with wide acclaim by the members of society and approved by NAAC / Universities / NBA etc. KLE society?s KLE University established on 13 April, 2006 with well known Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Institute of Dental Science, Belgaum as constituent colleges is another feather in the cap. A pride of the society?s Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Belgaum with 2420 beds catering the services to the poor, needy and down trodden has been identified as one of the best hospitals in South India. A vibrant 97 years old KLE Society has been led by charismatic Chairman Dr. Prabhakar Kore who is strongly supported by members of board of management. About 87500 students guided, supported and attended by over 10500 employees ? are members of KLE Parivar- conjoined through 236 institutions. Due to his outstanding contribution, over three decades in the field of education, Dr. Prabhakar Kore - M. P. and Chairman of the society, has been conferred with doctorate degree by the Karnatak University, Dharward and Rani Channamma University, Belgaum. The Government of Karnatak, has honored him with ?Karnatak Rajyotsav Prashasti? as well. The KLE Society is never complacent with its present achievements. Objectives 1. To educate and train manpower for the development of self and society at large. 2. To be self reliant yet interdependent. 3. To love and respect thyself and others. 4. To establish linkages with community, industries, traders etc for the skill development. 5. To provide means for the capacity building for leadership and service through curricular and extracurricular activities and creating opportunities for community involvement and development. 6. To encourage faculty-students interaction for local and global needs and affairs. 7. To inculcate the sense of accessibility, inclusiveness, belongingness among faculty and students and motivate them for percolation/ permeation of these qualities in the society. 8. To encourage to undertake research and consultancy. 9. To create and maintain loving, caring and conducive environment. 10. To be a learner and not judger. VISION To be a learner ever. OUR MOTTO ?ATTA DEEP BHAVA?