Aspiring medical students are selected based on their merit, socio economic condition and other sources of scholarship, either public/private. Students from needy family, irrespective of caste, creed and religion are selected in consultation with the principal, head of departments and staff of Bangalore Medical College.
Karuna Trust and Dr.M.Nagaraju and Smt. Renuka Nagaraju Family Charitable Trust together have been carrying out extensive community development activities across 37 Gram Panchayts of T Narasipur Taluk in Mysore District in the areas of Health, Education, Self Employment, Housing, Water and Sanitation.
At Kammasandra village, Doddaballapur Taluk near Bangalore, the Trust has health and educational activtities. It manages 24×7 Primary Health Centre providing free medical services to the community. Putani Gudu houses about 23 children chosen for very poor socio economic background. Education, Food and hostel stay are provided free of cost by Karuna Trust in collaboration with Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and Vivekananda Rural Development and Education Trust.
The North East Zonal Office of Karuna Trust is located at Gohpur in Assam. Various socio-economic developmental activities are undertaken by a dedicated team.