The Sri Sathya Sai Group of Educational Institutions has been involved in the service of underprivileged rural children since its inception. The Kalaburagi campus was acquired in 2011 and classes had begun in the year of 2012, starting with Grade 8. Over the course of a decade, this very campus, situated in the rural hinterlands of Karnataka in Southern India evolved into a fresh educational campus replete with various facilities, not to mention a private University. Now, this campus has grown to include a new educational edifice in the form of the ‘Vidya Vardhana’ Academic Block.The Honourable Minister Sri Govind Karjol inaugurated ‘Vidya Vardhana’ – Academic Block of the Sri Sathya Sai University for Human Excellence on Thursday, 30 September 2021 – Kalaburagi, Karnataka. ‘Vidya Vardhana’ - the new Academic Block of the Sri Sathya Sai University for Human Excellence was inaugurated today - Thursday, 30 September 2021 - by the Honourable Minister of Major – Medium Irrigation and Water Resources, Government of Karnataka, Sri Govind Muktappa Karjol, in the presence of Sadguru Sri Madhusudan Sai. Also present at the event were, Sri Umesh Gopaldev Jadhav, MP Kalaburagi District; Dr Avinash Jadhav,MLA, Chincholi Taluk, Kalaburagi; Sri Basawaraj Mattimud, MLA Kalaburagi South – Vidhana Sabha constituency; Sri B G Patil, MLC Gulbarga North; Dr S Jayarama Reddy, Chancellor, Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya, Kanchipuram; Dr
David Cornsweet, President, Divine Will Foundation, USA; Sri Yugumaran, Devotee from Singapore; Sri B N Narasimha Murthy, Chancellor of Sri Sathya Sai University for Human Excellence; Prof Srikanta Murthy,Vice-Chancellor, Sri Sathya Sai University for Human Excellence.The Academic Block ‘Vidya Vardhana’ will serve the purpose of shaping wholesome personalities with all forms of knowledge, as paragons of virtues, who will work for the welfare of the entire world.