BLDEA was established by Vachanapitamaha Dr. P. G. Halakatti.
New English School, run by Germany’s Basel Mission, was handed over to BLDEA.
BLDEA renamed the school as Sri Siddeshwara Primary School and scaled it up to middle school. The school began to provide free food, accommodation and concession on fees to rural students.
Sri Banthanala Sri Math's Poojya Sanganabasava Shivayogiji was elected as the chairman of BLDEA.
Responding to Sri Banthanala Shivayogi's request, Sajjana Bangarmma donated 45 acres of land to BLDEA.
BLDEA established Vijaya College (Currently S. B. Arts and K. C. P. Science College, Vijayapura). It was affiliated to the then Bombay University. The college is now affiliated to Karnataka University, Dharwad.
BLDEA commenced a Teachers’ Training College
A commemoration book on Vachana Pitamaha Dr. P.G. Halakatti was published to mark the Golden Jubilee celebrations of BLDEA.
Around the same time, under the leadership of Poojya Banthanala Shivayogi and Sri B. M. Patil, high schools were established in Savalagi, Tikota, devarahipparagi, Theradala, Arthargaa, Shivanagi, Ukkali and other villages.
BLDEA established several professional colleges (B.Ed., BE Colleges) Sri B. M. Patil, General Secretary of BLDEA, established several professional educational institutions such as B.Ed. College, MBA College (offering BBA and MBA degrees), Engineering College, Diploma College, Medical College, Pharmacy College (Offering D.Pharm and M.Pharm degrees), Nursing School, etc.
BLDEA established a Medical College along with a 700 bedded hospital.
Law College was established.
Dr. P. G. Halakatti Memorial Hall was constructed.
Dr. P. G. Halakatti Research Centre started.
BLDE Deemed To Be University came into existence.
Sri B. M. Patil Public School was established.
Shri B. M. Patil Public School (CBSE) was established.
A. V. Committee’s Ayurveda College was acquired by BLDEA.
Inception of Sanganabasava Centre For Contemporary Educational Excellence.
Bharata Ratna Prof. C. N. R. Rao visited BLDEA and laid the foundation stone to the administrative building of S.B. Arts and KCP Sciences College.
Dr. P. G. Halakatti Centre received Kannada Rajyothsava Award.