The SDME Society was formed almost four decades ago to promote education in Ujire, a remote village in Belthangady Taluk of D.K. District. Ever since the establishment of Sri D.M. College in 1966 as the first institution, the society has been making rapid and long strides in imparting education through schools and colleges in the Karnataka State. Presently the Society is running more than 45 institutions of both professional and non professional institutions offering Degree and post graduation Degree courses. It is evident in the institutions of SDME Society that there is a unique blend of traditional and modern approaches in teaching methods. This is indeed an outcome of the great far-sighted vision of the committed leader Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade about the spiritually and socially transformed society.
The contribution of Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala through imparting value – based education has been very well received as Dr. Heggade is the guiding and driving force behind it. The cherished dream of this leader to impart pragmatic skills to the youths has found another vein through this institution. The latest addition S.D.M. English. Medium School is the result of the continuous guidance and meticulous contemplation of Dr. D. Veerendra Heggadeji.
The school was established in 2007 and has been affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi. with the Affiliation number, 830197. The medium of instruction is English. It is a co-educational school.
The SDM English Medium School is located in the serene atmosphere on the foothills of the Western Ghats. The Ujire township today has developed easy access to the district head quarters such as Mangalore, Udupi, Chikmagalore and Coorg. The green surrounding has truly transformed this place into a wonderful place for pursuing excellence in Education, by following Central Board Syllabus.