Sardar Patel Education trust (SPET), Anand, Gujarat is the registered Public Trust catering to the needs of the society, through its 15 Educational Institutes under its umbrella for the last FORTY SIX YEARS. The Trust functions with the sole objective of imparting value-based education within the fields of Humanities, Social Sciences and Pure Sciences, Paramedical, Paralegal & Para Engineering. It offers courses from K.G. to P.G. and also Doctoral Research in various subjects to the aspiring youth of the nation. The aim is to provide specialized training with experienced staff and excellent infrastructure combined with practical exposure to create excellent citizens. The Trust functions with the sole objective of imparting value-based education within the fields of Humanities, Social Sciences and Pure Sciences, Paramedical, Paralegal & Para Engineering. It offers courses from K.G. to P.G. and also Doctoral Research in various subjects to the aspiring youth of the nation. The aim is to provide specialized training with experienced staff and excellent infrastructure combined with practical exposure to create excellent citizens. The Journey of FORTY SIX YEARS of Sardar Patel Education Trust commemorates the achievements of the Visionary Leader Shri. Bikhubhai N. Patel, the Managing Trustee & Secretary, a Man with Positive Inclination and a Winning Attitude. His tenure of last Five Years has brought in drastic changes in the process of development and incredible progress in the Sardar Patel Education Trust. Due to his out-and-out hard work, the student body has increased from 3700 to 10,000 mark. Along with a team of Shri Ghanshyambhai Shah, Shri Rameshbhai Patel, Smt. Mrudulaben B. Patel, Shri Pankajbhai Patel and Shri Rakeshbhai Shah, as Joint Secretaries.
In the year 1969, the Trust received donation of Rs. 1,11,111 from Late Shri Naranbhai Shankarbhai Patel, a well-known Tobacco Merchant of Khanpur of Anand District. Thus, N.S.Patel Arts College, (NAAC Accreditated) was established in his name, in the year 1970 with 40 girls students and limited courses, as the First Institute of the Trust which has now grown into a huge banyan tree offering a variety of courses Under Graduate and Post Graduate Courses.
C.P.Patel & F.H.Shah Commerce College (NAAC Acreditated) was established in 1970. Late Shri Jashbhai Chaturbhai Patel of Boriavi and Shri Bhikhubhai Fulchand Shah of Sarsa donated Rs. 1,11,111/- each to start college in their father’s name, i.e. Late Shri Chaturbhai Prabhudasbhai Patel and Shri Fulchandbhai Hirachandbhai Shah, respectively. There are a variety of courses offered under its banner also.
N.H.Patel College of Education was established in 1971 with the goal of providing good teachers to the society. The institute was established with the donation given by Shri Motibhai Naranbhai Patel, the son of Shri Naranbhai H. Patel.
In J.P.Thakkar High School (English Medium), K.J.Thakkar Primary School (Gujarati Medium) and V.J.Patel Practicing School, values are inculcated in the minds of the children at a very young age. Every month, one particular value is focused upon, and a variety of programmes are organized based on that ‘value’. Thus it forms a ‘ part and parcel’ of the child’s life. Besides for the overall development of the personality of the child, a number of programmes are also organized throughout the year. The donation of Rs. 1, 11,111/- to start the schools was made by Late Shri Jaykrishnabhai P. Thakkar in 1992 and it started functioning from 1994.
Smt. D.J.Patel Institute of Computer Education and Information Techonology, came into being in 1997. Late Shri Himmatbhai Jashbhai Patel donated to start it in the name of his loving mother Smt. Dahiben Jashbhai Patel. This computer centre has now about 150 number of computers, offering Computer Education to the Students.
Unlike other Academic Trust, the most outstandingly distinct and noteworthy activity of the Trust is to promote and nurture the Senior Citizens by establishing Senior Citizens Forum. There is a provision for breakfast as well as hot and cold beverages for the old aged members of the Forum. As a part of a tribute to the Wife of the Iron Man of India, Late SMT. ZAVERBA V. PATEL, Zaverba Library and Reading Space facility is also provided. This activity was started on the very Memorable Day i.e. the 58th Birthday of SHRI NARENDRA MODI, the Honorable Chief Minister of Gujarat. Shri Suryakantbhai Patel, Shri Dineshbhai Patel and Shri Hasmukhbhai Karia are providing their Honorary Services. Hasmukhbhai Karia is the President of Anand Senior Citizen Forum, Vice President of Luhana Chatralaya Vidyanagar and a well known builder of Anand. This activity has been acknowledged and appreciated by Shri B.D. Rao of Khambhat Shri Naranbhai Patel of Borsad and Shri R.P. Patel of Vadod.
Sardar Patel Education is Non-Profit Organization believing in service to humanity. To fulfill this Mission, the Trust has joined hands with the Sardar Patel World Police Unity Tour, U.S.A.
The Trust has NRG Centre approved by the Govt. Of Gujarat.
A Rashtra Katha Shibir at Prasala is organized every year and the students of College participate in this shibhi. Here various National Personalities deliver lectures that imbibe social values and help in the character building of the students, ultimately for the Nation’s building. The Shibir is organized by SWAMI DHARMABANDHUJI.
In the Globalized Epoch, the Trust has also set off for Global Entity by opening its Office in U.S.A. and registered the same under the name of “Sardar Patel Education Trust. U.S.A., Inc, in August, 2010 Reg. No. 11484790.
The Trust has also stated SARDAR PATEL EDUCATION TRUST CAREER HUB (SPETCH) in order to help the students to carve their Career by competiting in the Competitive Exams. This Career Hub provides Guidance and Counseling to the students at absolutely Free of Cost.
The Trust has a long vision for the future, in this regard and to add a feather in its cap, it has started a RESEARCH CENTRE for Educational Innovations.
Chanchalba Lalitkala Academy has been also started by the Trust in order to inculcate the Aesthetic Sense in the students and also to help them learn about the Indian Culture, under the Directorship of Dr. Pratikshaben Patel.
A Book Fair is organized every year by N.S.Patel Arts College in order to create a habit of reading among the students as well as the faculties. Also the book is provided at 50 per cent discount.
As a Part of Rural Educational Development Planning, the Trust is going to enter into New Venture of Engineering Field by starting Polytechnic and Para Engineering at Sarsa Village, District Anand, with donation given by Smt. Ramaben S. Patel wife of Shri Rajnikantbhai R. Patel. The Institute will be started in the loving memory of LATE SMT. SAVITABEN SHANUBHAI MAHIJIBHAI PATEL.
There are several Sports Activities conduted every year under the SPORTS DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITES of the Trust. The Pride of the Trust and the College N.S.Patel Arts College Anand Ms. Lajja Goswami is an Inspiration for today’s youth who has achieved Rifle shooting 50m. Silver Medal in Common Wealth Games New Delhi Oct 2010. Inspired by her achievement the Trust proposes to start a Rifle Shooting Training Programme at Khanpur. She was awarded an amount of 1,11,111/- by the Trust to recognize her talent and motivate her.
We feel extremely proud to mention over here that one of the players of Royal Challengers (RCB) Bangalore, IPL season-III is our student – Asad Pathan a student of First Year Bachelor Of Arts.
The Sardar Patel Education Trust is under the process of acquiring over 3,50,000 sqf. Land within 4 kms. Away from Chikodara-Anand crossing on way to Sarsa, to open up B.N. Patel Rehab & Joint Replacement Centre.
The Trust is also working for approval with Medical Insurance Company of U.S.A. and England. The Trust is going to start Para Legal Courses by 2012 in the memory of Late DR. I.G.PATEL, Ex-Governor-RBI and the Son of the soil of Charotar. This First of its kind all over India.