Atria Institute of Technology started in the year 2000 on the initiative of A. S. Kupparaju & Brothers Charitable Foundation Trust whose founder Chairman Late. Sri. A. S. Kupparaju, was a well known builder, entrepreneur and educationist associated with many educational and social organizations. He was also the founder trustee and chairman of the Krishna Devaraya Educational Trust, managing well known Sir. M. Visweswaraiah Institute of Technology and also Krishna Devaraya College of Dental Sciences, both situated in Bangalore.