The Director of Distance Education at Kuvempu University offers some of the unique programmes, which are need based, and society relevant. It dose not just offer degrees but also offer programmes which are directly linked to human and social values. Programmes offered through the Manasa Trust are one such endeavor.
Manasa Education Foundation for Mental Health was established in the year 2003-2004 with the sole aim of offering higher education through Distance Mode, another important Step taken by Manasa Trust.
By helping the student community in their zeal for pursuing postgraduate studies, this institution has successfully provided facilities for student of mental health from the distance mode.