Deesheeya Vidya Shala, Shimoga which was established in 1943 by the leading citizens of Shimoga is one of the premier institutions in the state of Karnataka. It is situated in the heart malnad district head quarters Shimoga city. The Name of the city is closely associated with areca nut market probably for the biggest one in the country. Besides the district gave birth to literary luminaries like Kuvempu, Dr.G.S. Shivarudrappa, the poet laureates and Dr. U.R. Ananthamurthy, The Jnanapetha awardee and Dr. S. R.Rao, an eminent Historian. It is also  a matter  of great pride that world-renowned cine director Girish Kasaravalli  Who got Golden Lotus award four times for his films hails from this District.


D.V.S Main Building inauguration by Late Sri Sri Jayachamaraja Wodeyar

This Institution was founded by the freedom fighters and teachers in response to the call  given by the Father of our nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It was established with the noble intention of creating awareness of Nationalism and to serve the cause of education for the children of this malnad region. The Institution which had only 7 students in the beginning has now grown about to have 6000 students.