Sri. A. Krishnappa, a visionary, educationist and a philanthropist founded the South East Asian Education Trust in the year 2000 Sri. A. Krishnappa was a successful politician who remained in mainstream politics for nearly 3 decades. He was elected four times as MLA to Karnataka Legislative Assembly and served as Minister for 8 years holding vital portfolios such as social welfare, Animal Husbandry, sugar & Horticulture.
Today 16 institutions including state and ICSE schools offering primary and secondary education, PU and Degree college, institution of Management, Teachers training, Nursing, Law and Engineering are running successfully under the umbrella under of SEA Education trust providing diversified right from KG to PG degree.