Brief History of the Institute
C.K Pithawalla Institute Of Pharmaceutical Science & Research was founded in 2005 and 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.
Honourable late Shri 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 bloassoming.
The City - Surat
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 country.
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 Navyug Vidyabhavan Trust
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.
Over 38 years old now, the Truth has in this long period, fulfilled that objective most honorably and is today recognized as an ideally managed educational organisation. While it has constantly undertaken a programme of expansion to meet the growing educational needs of the region, it has never compromised on quality.