History

The Pride of Dayananda Sagar Institutions - its Leadership

The pride of DSI is its Leadership team, Meet our second generation visionaries Leaders who follow the footsteps of our founder Late Sri R. Dayananda Sagar.

Thinkers, Planners, Institution builders and medical doctors, enriched with insight gained from hands-on work experience. Learning and sharing through interaction with the high and well placed, widely travelled, they bring with them a piece of worldly wisdom in all that they do.

A brilliant and dynamic team that DSI can proudly emulate and call its own.

Founding Pillars: Inspiring the shape of things to come
Our Founder

  • Late Shri R Dayananda Sagar

    Dayananda Sagar Institution is named in honour of its founder president Late Shri R Dayananda Sagar. He was a great, confident leader who saw no reason why, as an Indian, he could not provide education for all sections of society. Best    known for his pivotal role in setting up the Mahatma Gandhi Vidya Peetha Education Trust (MGVP), Late Shri R Dayananda Sagar also played an important role in the education sector of the emerging India.

  • Late Smt Chandramma Sagar

    Wife of the founder, Late Smt Chandramma Sagar was a Doctor by profession - a Triple FRCS from London, Edinburgh and Glasgow. She was in the panel of Doctors for the President of India.

History Of DSU

The Dayananda Sagar Schools and Colleges of Science, Arts and Commerce are pioneering institutions founded by late Sri Dayananda Sagar in the early sixties. One of the India’s leading educational institutions, a front-runner in the field of education today, Dayananda Sagar Institutions (DSI) operates under the aegis of the Mahatma Gandhi Vidya Peetha Trust, in Bangalore- described as the Silicon Valley of India.

Our institutions are characterized by the quality of education across a broad range of disciplines from pre-university courses to post-graduation and doctoral programs covering Engineering, Dental Sciences, Biological Sciences Arts, Commerce, Sciences, Pharmacy, Nursing, Allied Health, as well as Business Management and Information Technology.

Progressively a number of institutions offering diploma, degree and postgraduate courses in Engineering, Dental Sciences, and Pharmacy were added. Keeping pace with technological growth, Management, Information Technology education programmes, courses in Biotechnology and Microbiology have been introduced. Facilities for doctoral and post-doctoral work are now being introduced.

Health care education has been gaining prominence at the DSI campus through the diploma and graduate programs in Nursing with its well-equipped laboratories and modern infrastructure. The Allied Health College offers a few programs that are in demand with several in the pipeline.

DSI’s commitment to internationalization is expressed in its collaborative research and exchange programmes involving institutions from across the globe.

Besides our high-calibre teaching staff, the students are given a challenging academic environment with well-equipped lecture theatres, laboratories, excellent libraries and computer networking facilities. Besides academics, we also have exceptional sports facilities. The hostel facilities cater to local and international students, encompassing the cultural and recreational needs of our students.