Sarva Vidyalaya Kelvani Mandal is a public trust with more than 85 years of philanthropic experience. Having started in the year 1919 with a handful of students by its founder “Pujya Chhaganbha” with the principle of “Kar Bhala Hoga Bhala”, the trust today has become one of the biggest in the state of Gujarat catering to various sections of education the trust has established. Sarva Vidyalaya Kelvani Mandal is at present running Schools ranging from Primary to Secondary to Higher Secondary both at Kadi and Gandhinagar.
The trust with its ambition of providing good quality education in Engineering has established a college at Gandhinagar under the name “LDRP Institute of Technology and Research” in the year 2005.The students’ intake being 240 students. The trust has also started MBA program in LDRP Institute from the year 2006 with an intake of 60 students.
The Trust is our trust - Sarva Vidyalaya Kelvani MandalIt has to its credit distinguished visitors like Sir Sayajirao Gaekwad III and Mahatma Gandhi, who have been very vocal in their praises for the trust. Mahatma Gandhi in his praise had said the following words: “This trust is built on pillars of service to mankind and not money and it’s good that you have made the right choice by sending your children to the institutions managed by these citizens of the country.” The trust is being nourished and nurtured by its alumni who occupy very distinguished positions in the society ranging from Ministers to Doctors to Engineers of repute. To cater to the needs and necessities of the society, the trust in the year 1965 established its first college at Kadi in Science and Arts and later in the year 1991 it also commenced a Commerce and Arts college for women at Gandhinagar.
With the ever increasing need and necessity for quality education, the trust in the year 1995 embarked in to Technical Education with the commencement of K. B. Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, the first self financed college in the state of Gujarat. From then on, the trust added MBA, MCA, BBA, BCA programs both at Kadi as well as Gandhinagar and also added M. Pharm. in Pharmacology under the name “D. R. Patel Institute of Post Graduate studies in Pharmaceutical Bio technology and Research” with an intake of 10 students, the highest in any Post Graduate Pharmacy college in the state of Gujarat.