NGO: Ajekar Padma Gopal Education Trust


Ajekar Padma Gopal Education Trust was created and developed by Dr. Sudhakar Shetty and likeminded people. Under this trust Karkala Jnanasudha Pre-University College was established on June 16th 2011 with the motto of “Knowledge-Research-Values”. The Karkala Jnanasudha Pre-University College focuses on preparing talented youths to pass various entrance exams for admittance into India’s top engineering and medical institutions.

IDRF partner since: 2011

Focus Area: Education

Location: Karnataka

Project Title: Construction of Science Laboratories and Classrooms


With IDRF’s support, Ajekar Padma Gopal Education Trust has been able to expand the Karkala Jnanasudha Pre-University College by constructing new science laboratories with internet facilities and spacious classrooms. This infrastructure has made it possible for the school to provide free, but quality education and university preparation program to about 550 economically disadvantaged students from nearby villages. The trust has also been able to award scholarships to meritorious students from economically weaker classes and hostel facilities for both boys and girls.

Students at the karkala Jnanasudha Pre-University College

Science Laboratories