Dr.Gangubai Hangal Gurukul is established by the Government of Karnataka in the fond memory of legendary musician late Padmavibhushan Dr.Gangubai Hangal. It is set up with an ambitious desire of imparting professional training in Hindustani classical music to young talented artists to prepare them for reaching excellence in Hindustani music and hone their talent to international level. It is modeled on Guru-Shishya Parampara without any regimented and rigid curriculum.
The Gurukul is set up with all the facilities to accommodate 6 gurus and 36 students and is administered by a trust committee formed by the Govt. of Karnataka. The Regional Commissioner of Belgaum region is the President of the Gurukul trust and The Deputy Commissioner of Dharwad is the Co-Chairman of the trust. There is a separate expert committee working under the guidance of Gurujis of the Gurukul for selection of students and for other academic procedures