On occasion of Dr. D Veerendra Heggade’s 54th Pattabhisheka anniversary on 24th of October 2021, various new initiatives and projects have been announced. A cancer treatment unit is to be established at the SDM Dharwad Medical College within two years, six hospitals are to be provided with CT Scan units worth Rs. 6 crores, two dialysis units for Wenlock Hospital at Mangalore are to be donated in commemoration of the occasion.
SKDRDP has already replenished 365 lakes, 120 more are to be replenished henceforth. 843 temples have been re-established through the Dharmotthana Trust, 12 more are to be rebuilt within the year. A 300 bedded Naturopathy Treatment facility is inaugurated at Bengaluru. Funds for pension schemes, a disaster management team, expansion of Annapoorna dining hall at Dharmasthala and a well furbished queue complex are among the other initiatives announced at the occasion.