Dr. Veeranna C. Charantimath, Honorable Chairman of Basaveshwara Veerashaiva Vidya Vardhaka Sangha Bagalkot, serving the society since more than 30 years in the various fields like education, social service etc. Before taking charge as Chairman of B.V.V. Sangha there were only 40-institutions and then after his dedication, constant efforts now running with 157- institutions from KG to PG, increasing many Degree Colleges, Postgraduate Centres, Research Centres, Engineering Colleges, Medical College, Dental College, Ayurved Medical College, Nursing Course, MBA Colleges, Polytechnic Colleges etc. Considering the dedication and honesty of our Chairman in the fields like education and social services Rani Channamma University Belgaum has recognized and awarded with Honorary Doctorate at the convocation held in the year 2016-17. Presently Sir serving as Member of Legislative Assembly(MLA) of Bagalkot constituency, Karnataka.