The courses are run by Manasa trust in collaboration with Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Bangalore.
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is an Indian educational trust founded in 1938 by Dr. K M Munshi with the support of Mahatma Gandhi. The trust programmes through 119 centres in India, 7 centres abroad and 367 constituent institutions.
Manasa Trust is a registered trust founded in 1998 by Late. Dr. K A Ashok Pai, who was a pioneer in the field of mental health. The main objective of the trust is to create awareness about mental health and generate a trained workforce to handle the counselling needs of the population.