Kodihalli which is popularly known as Santhe Kodihalli is in Ramanagara district and its 75 km away from state capital, Bangalore. It is a holy tourist place Sangama ( mekedatu) shrine whcih attracts thousands of people during the holy Shravanamasa and during its Jathra festival. It is a place known for its tranquility and it is free from all urban disturbances providing natural environment for the students to learn.
Smt.Gowramma Sri D K Kempegowda Government Degree college is affiliated to Bangalore University and presently it is offering Arts, Commerce programmes. Smt.Gowramma Sri D K Kempegowda Government Degree college was started in the year 2007 as per order of honorable State Government of Karnataka order No:ED144 PLAN, 2007, Bangalore Dated:23-07-2007. During this year it has made its humble beginning in GLP School, Kodihalli building with 16 students and two programmes viz BA (HES) and B.Com. over the past thirteen years strength has increased moderately to 195 students with two additional programmes namely as BA (HEP) and (HEK). In the year 2007 to start with Academic year 2007-08 , there was need of Place for construction of college building, meanwhile the visionaries of the region, Smt. Gowramma and Sri D K Kempegowda came forward and donated land for construction of College building adjacent to Kanakapura to Hogenekal falls main road. As per Government of Karnataka order in the year 2011, the college name was named after the donors of the land named as “ Smt. Gowramma and Sri D K Kempegowda Government Degree College”. Despite the rural background and economic deprivation, the students are performing very well academically. Results are good, even in sports and cultural activities they have shown their excellent talents and participated in district and inter - collegiate tournaments. College also conducts several indoor and outdoor games and the victorious are rewarded with suitable prizes. Library has good collection of books with different titles to cater the needs of both students and staff. Leading dailies and journals are displayed in reading room for the benefit of students and staff.