Gulbarga is a great historical city of South India. From where destiny of many dynasties from Shantavahana to Bahamani’s governed till succession by Nizam of Hyderabad. Basavakalyan, the headquarter of Kalyani Chalukyas was the place from where Lord Basaveshwara started his socio-economic reforms for casteless society and socio-economic justice as early as in the 12th century A.D.

The great author and an eminent jurist Vigneshwara of Mitakshara school of Hindu Law flourished in the court of Kalyani Chalukyas. Malkhed, in Gulbarga District, in also abode and Brindavan of great Madhwa Philosopher and theologian Shri. Jayateertha of 12 century A.D., popularly known as Teekacharya for his intimitable commentaries on the work of Shri. Madhwacharya the exponent of Dwaita Philosophy. Gulbarga is a Corporation City and Divisional Head Quarter and situated on the main line (Central Railway) between Mumbai & Chennai, Geologically too Gulbarga gains a prominent place in Karnataka. Gulbarga is divinely graced by the two saints Shri. Sharanabasaveshwar & Hazrat Khwaja Bande Nawaz who taught humanism, compassion, forgiveness and religious tolerance.

   Recapitulating the history of the establishment of this institution, it can be said that the establishment of Karnataka Peoples’s Education Society (Formerly known as Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Smarak Samiti, Gulbarga) has historical background.Shri. Mallikarjun Kharge, President, K.P.C.C. (I), Bangalore with the help of some former legislators and like minded person took the task of installing the statue of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, the architect of our Indian constitution, at Gulbarga and constituted a committee on 23.08.1973. Our beloved Late Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi unveiled the statue on 05.03.1977. Our Founder Chairman Shri. Mallikarjun Kharge turned his mind towards establishment of Educational Institutions in educationally & economically backward Hyderabad Karnataka area, with the meager amount contributed by the M.S.K. Mill workers, businessmen and other well-wishers of our society, established Milind High School in the Basawanagar, Gulbarga. But slowly and steadly our society could run a series of educational institutions, with the support of donors and other well-wishers of this area. This Society was established in 1976 with a view to inculcating the noble ideas of Lord Budha, Basava and Ambedkar and communicating their message to the people at large.

   The Society is inspired by the noble ideas of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar. The Society’s main object is to promote education, Arts, Science and culture, Physical and spiritual upliftment of down trodden people. At present the society runs 36 educational institutions at Hyderabad Karnataka area and proper Bangalore. Under the noble guidance of our benevolent Founder Chairman Shri. Mallikarjun Kharge the society has been doing great work in the field of education since 1976. It has brought the bright torch of learning to Gulbarga, erstwhile part of Nizam State. It has championed the cause of education in general and sponsored men & women’s education particularly by starting Milind High School in 1976 then Priyadarshini Girls High School, Pragnya (English Medium) Nursary, Primary & High School, Matoshri Ramabai Ambedkar Higher Primary School & Panchasheela Higher Primary School, Dr. Ambedkar College of Arts & Commerce, Siddharth Law College, Shri. B. Shamsunder Memorial College of Physical Education, Smt. Pilloo Homi Irani Women’s College of Arts & Science, Priyadarshini Girls Junior College & D.Ed., College at Gulbarga later separate High School, Primary School, Junior College & Degree College at Bidar, Primary & High School at Humnabad, High School, Junior College, C.P.Ed., College, B.Ed., College & B.P.Ed., College at Yeramarus, Dist: Raichur, College of education, ‘B’ Pharma & ‘D’ Pharma College , Nalanda National Pre-University College and Taksheela D.Ed., College at Bangalore. At present 286 teaching staff & 158 non teaching staff members are working under this management. The management is strictly following the roster system in appointing the staff to the School & Colleges and also in admissions of the students to different courses.

    The educational institutions under its control are open to all irrespective of caste & creed. The total strength of students is 7500 and above and they are getting educational benefits in different courses from this management. Under this management one Kalyan Mantap and one Working Women’s Hostel is also running. The educational institutions under its control are open to all irrespective of caste & creed. The total strength of students is 7500 and above and they are getting educational benefits in different courses from this management. Our founder Chairman Shri. Mallikarjun Kharge turn his mind for the welfare of the women. Hence, he decided to construct a workingwomen hostel under the assistance of Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, and now this management is in a position to accommodate 150 inmates. Which is most beneficial to workingwomen in this area. We very much proud to say that it is the only one biggest workingwomen hostel in the entire Hyderabad Karnataka region. The Society seeks to make a significant contribution to general education with due emphasis on spiritual, moral and scientific values of life which form the important factors in a progressing country like India. So, the broad principles underlying the activities of the society is to make constant efforts and aims at not only training the students according to progressive academic standards but also to prepare them for role of future leaders, loyal to the highest ideas of their profession and their future life and work with dedication in the noble tradition envisaged Bhagawan Budha, Basava & Ambedkar for serving their fellowmen and the country.