About Charutar Vidya Mandal (CVM):
Late Shri Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel inspired Shri. Bhaikaka and Shri. Bhikabhai Saheb for rural resurgence of post-independent India through education and Charutar Vidya Mandal (CVM) was conceived. It was established in the year 1945 as a charitable trust with a prime objective of rural development through education to bring about the social awakening, social upliftment and enrichment. Over the subsequent years, Dr. H M Patel consolidated the efforts put in by the founders. Later on, in the 1990s, Dr. C L Patel took over the reins of CVM as the Chairman. The dynamic leadership, missionary zeal and visionary outlook of Dr. C L Patel successfully took up the challenges. Various self-financed educational institutions started in the areas of Technology, Science and Engineering, Commerce and Management. CVM initiated emerging and innovative courses and programs such as Information Technology, Mechatronics, Automobile Engineering, Bio-technology, Food Processing Technology, E-Commerce, Valuation, etc. At present, CVM operates 45 Educational Institutions from schools to colleges, and a sophisticated Research Institute. More
About the Institute & Department:
The Institute, G H Patel College of Engineering & Technology (GCET) is managed by the highly reputed and the largest educational trust of Gujarat, Charutar Vidya Mandal (CVM), established in 1945 for the upliftment of rural education. Over the span of around more than six decades, CVM has been making spectacular progress by venturing into various emerging disciplines. Today CVM is nurturing 45 educational institutions of diverse types contributing to the panoramic growth of Vallabh Vidyanagar and New Vallabh Vidyanagar. From the very inception (in the year 1996) GCET has striven to develop itself into an Institution of Excellence in education and research in consonance with the spirit of modern Gujarat. In meeting this challenge for excellence, GCET has shaped its institution to the contemporary as well as future demands of need-oriented education. Today GCET has a total strength of 1800 students studying for Chemical, Mechanical, Information Technology, Electronics & Communication, Computer, Electrical Engineering and Mechatronics under the tutelage of more than 125 dedicated and competent faculty members. GCET is ranked 84th among top 100 engineering colleges across the country as surveyed by Data Quest 2011. Department of Mechanical Engineering is flourishing with young and dedicated head and faculty members. The faculty members are encouraged and motivated for promoting research and development and thus enriching the excellence in education. With strong industry-institute linkage, the department is extending their services for industrial consultancies.
About Vallabh Vidyanagar:
Vallabh Vidyanagar, named after Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, The Iron Man of India, is 6 kilometers from Anand, The Milk Capital of India. Over the years it has emerged to be an active Educational Hub in the western part of India. It has made its distinct identity in the sector of education by offering numerous emerging and innovative academic programmes and by attracting students from across the globe. Anand is situated between Ahmedabad and Vadodara on the main rail-link and also National Highway No. 8 (NH-8), about 75 kilometers from Ahmedabad and 35 kilometer from Baroda. Vallabh Vidyanagar is blessed with the beauty of nature. Its lush green trees of different types and kinds have not only made the town environment-friendly, but also created a serene and ever-enjoyable peaceful atmosphere generating synergistic pleasure on the campus.