C.K Pithawalla Institute Of Pharmaceutical Science & Research
is being managed by the Navyug Vidyabhavan Trust which was founded
in February, 1965.Within a short span of its operation, the
college has provided all the necessary facilities to help the
students which includes a well eastablished library containing a
large number of books, reference books, technical & general
magazines.Mr. C.K. Pithawalla has been the driving force for the
setting up of this college named after him and is continually
drawing inspiration from him. This institute of learning in
particular, like many others, owes a great deal to his vision,
understanding and missionary zeal right from its inception to its
Vision and Mission
Committed to promote high quality education, training and
research in pharmacy to meet the needs of tomorrow’s healthy
Surat is the most industrialized city in the state of Gujarat
today. It is well known all over the world for its diamonds,
jari and manmade textiles. Situated on the banks of the river
Tapi, it is the fastest growing industrial city in the country.
Besides this, it is also fast emerging as the source of dyes,
chemicals and intermediates, textile machinery, plastic
technology as well as agro-based industries. This attract
skilled, semiskilled and unskilled workmen from all over the
The pace of growth of the city accelerated during the past 60
years and Surat became a dominant center of commercial activity
in South Gujarat. This in its wake brought some problemsalso,
mainly in the field of higher education.
The demand for facilities of higher education grew rapidly. It
was primarily to correct the imbalance between demand and supply
that Navayug Vidyabhavan Trust was founded in February, 1965.
The aims and objectives of the Trust are to provide facilities
for higher education to students without consideration of caste,
community, sex or religion and to undertake research in the
exact and social science.
The trust was registered as Public Education Trust under the
Bombay Public Trust ACT, 1950 and allotted registration No.
1268. The truth also received exemption under section 80(G) of
the Income-Tax Act for donations to it.
After Independence our Government has tried to host up technical
education in the country. Gujarat State has witnessed tremendous
development and is now the fastest growing state in India. The
land-marks of Gujarat's Industrial progress are GNFC-World's
largest single Stream Ammonia and Urea Plant, GSFC, Reliance ,
IFFCO, KRIBHCO, ONGC, IPCL, NTPC, ESSAR, number of petrochemical
and Ancillary Industries, Country's biggest Manmade Textile
Industrial Units. Also a few more refineries and Power Plants in
the disciplines of Chemical Engineering, Instrumentation and
control, Electronics, Computer and Textile Technology is in
demand in large number. Gujarat also has Asia's largest Chemical
Industrial Estate at Ankleshwar where all prominent companies
have set up their units. Vapi Industrial Sector as also the ATUL
Complex in Balsar district are also growing at a rapid pace.
Electronics, Communication and Computerization are new links in
the chain of industrial development are also being built up at a
fast rate. Special steps are being taken up to make for lost
time by the Government. Consumer Electronics, Industrial
electronics, Communication, Technology, Microprocessors and
Computer are main pillars of development. Space application
Center, ISRO-based at Ahmedabad, Physical Research Laboratory
are also other organisations absorbing these engineers. The
electronics Industrial Estate at Gandhinagar has also tremendous
potential for absorbing trained personnel.