Golden Valley Educational Trust (GVET)
To meet the needs of higher education in Kolar Gold Fields (KGF) consisting of a socially and economically backward population, the Golden Valley Educational Trust was set up in 1974 in Kolar District. The vision of the Golden Valley Educational Trust is to expand learning infrastructure and impart quality and affordable education in the field of Vocational, Technical, Law, Arts, Science, Commerce and Allied Disciplines.
The founder Trustee Dr. T. Thimmaiah a Philanthropist and Educationalist strived for over five decades of selfless service to achieve these objectives as the President Emeritus of GVET.
Under the aegis of Golden Valley Educational Trust, the group of institutions presently operating are KGF First Grade College, Sri KengalHanumanthaiya Law College, Dr.T.Thimmaiah Institute of Technology, Dr. T. Thimmaiah Post Graduation Centre. Collectively about 5000 students are being imparted with quality education by 500 dedicated, experienced and highly qualified staff in these institutions on an annual basis.
GVET is focused to Inspire students to create avenues for success in academics and all round personality development. The institutions ensure students to transform themselves to compete and contribute to the global society needs.
The dedicated staff members under GVET provide innovative and excellence in teaching for learning, research, creative activity bonded by service to humanity. GVET endures to provide students a serene environment in their respective independent campuses for inculcating knowledge in the class room, as well as in, established libraries, laboratories and workshops together with soft skills. Students receive financial assistance for their research projects, thereby motivate them to think beyond the class
After the sad demise of Dr.T.Thimmaiah, IAS, President Emeritus who has rendered his yeomen service in Education to the socially and economically weaker sections of people, Dr. T. VenkatVardhan took over the reins of Golden Valley Educational Trust as President in 2014.
Dr. T. VenkatVardhan, who is also Managing Director of the International Event Management Enterprise under the banner DNA Networks, following in the footsteps of his father, has taken the institutions to greater heights and has a vision to elevate the learning imparted to global standards.
The institutions are not only spread in sprawling campuses in the golden town ship of KGF, but also has a large campus located in a prime place at Bangalore for further expansion.
The GVET group of institutions for over five decades has brought out thousands of graduates in the field of education, research, sports, entrepreneurship spread over the length and breadth of the world bringing laurels to its institutions.