|Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara Educational Trust, Ujire is a premier-non-profit educational organization, functioning under the aegies of Shree Kshetra Dharmasthala, which is known for a unique embodiment of Dharma. It is renowned for its Lord Manjunatha Swamy temple and the Dharmadhikari known as Heggade who practice ‘Annadana', 'Vastradana', 'Aushadhadhana', 'Vidyadana'. rural development and social service. SDME Trust has under its wings more than 25 recognized educational institutions imparting quality education from the primary level to the postgraduate level. The colleges include Medical, Dental, Engineering, Naturopathy, Ayurveda, Law, IMD, Business Management and Physiotherapy.