The promoter of the L. J. Group of Institutes, the Lok Jagruti Kendra (LJK) was founded as a charitable Trust and a Registered Society in 1980 by the eminent educationist Prof. B. M. Peerzada (former Dean, Commerce Faculty, Gujarat University). It was envisioned as “a key player in education and social development by promoting and nurturing creativity, scholarship, innovation and excellence through a chain of quality institutes.” LJK’s mission has been has been to establish and manage institutions with an environment in which new ideas, delivery strategies and scholarship flourish and from where leaders and innovators of tomorrow shall emerge.
Lok Jagruti Kendra (LJK) - a premier sponsoring body of more than 20 leading academic institutions spread in the vicinity of Ahmedabad established by its foundering members comprising eminent educationist Prof. B. M. Peerzada (former Dean, Gujarat University), Padma Bhushan Lord Meghnad Desai, Prof. Gautam Appa (London School of Economics), late Prof. M. S. Trivedi (former Vice Chancellor, South Gujarat University) and Shri Girishbhai Patel (eminent Jurist) in the year of 1980. Nature of LJK is, as a charitable trust and registered society, registered under the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950.
All institutions established under the aegis are specious, environment friendly, latest technology, having many seminar halls and auditorium rich libraries, computer laboratories and offer excellent academic environment and resourceful to its students. Our some institutions are having association with major National and International Academic institutions.
All Institutes managed by LJK have incorporated many skills in their curriculum including ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILL as a core skill in their extended learning programs. Keeping this in mind Management of LJK has decided to share the knowledge and experiences acquired by our young and energetic team of Faculties and senior students. “ANTRAPRENEUR” is an initiative towards creating successful entrepreneurs from among the enterprising students who are studying in different institutions managed by LJK Trust.
Institutions Managed by LJK are affiliated with different respective Universities and Councils including Gujarat University and Gujarat Technological University. More than 10, 000 students are presently enrolled in the various Diploma, UG and PG programs who are taught by a team of more than 500 trained faculties.
Present Executive Council of LJK Trust comprises Prof. B. M. Peerzada – President, Dr. Manish D. Shah - Vice President, Shri Subodh J Shah – Secretary, Shri. Shamim A Peerzada - Joint-Secretary, Prof. Kirit P Shah – Treasurer, Prof. Viral Shah, CEO, Antrapreneur The Business Incubator, Dr. Abhijeet Singh, COO, Antrapreneur The Business Incubator.