Sri Adichunchanagiri shikshana Trust started in the year 1973 by his Holiness, Jagadguru, Padmabhushana Sri Sri Balagangadharanatha Mahaswamiji, president of the trust. Under this umbrella there are over 450 institutions including various professional courses like Medical, Pharmacy, Nursing and Engineering were established at different parts of the country. Sri mutt is providing free education, lodging to thousands of students and involved in spiritual , social and environmental activities.
Sri Adichunchanagiri College of Pharmacy was established in the year 1981. Approved by AICTE, PCI, New Delhi, the college is affiliated to RGUHS Bangalore, Karnataka. The institute is successfully maintaining the level of education and research activities in the area of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The college is attached with Adichunchanagiri Hospital and Research Centre (AIMS).