The Vokkaligara Sangha was founded in the year 1906 in Bangalore City and was registered under the Societies Registration act in the erstwhile Mysore State.
The main objectives of the Vokkaligara Sangha is to promote social, cultural and educational aspirations of the community.
The Vokkaligara Sangha is being managed by the elected members representing the entire community throughout the State of Karnataka.
During the past few decades, the Vokkaligara Sangha has established several academic institutions in most of the disciplines in the main campus at V.V. Puram, which is located in the heart of Bangalore City campus for basic medical sciences, at Banashankari about 4 kilometers away from V.V. Puram and another campus at Sreegandada Kaval was established in the western outskirts of Bangalore City. There are now 16 educational institutions run by the Vokkaligara Sangha. The KIMS, B.I.T., V.S. Dental Colleges stands 1st among the private Professional Colleges in Karnataka.