Sarvajanik Education Society

Polar Stars Of Our Galaxy


Prin. K. C. Mehta : Joined M.T.B. College as Prof. of Gujarati from June-1946 and Principal from July-1970 to July-1983. He was Secretary Sarvajanik Education Society from 1961 to 1994. He was an ardent scholar academician literary critic and a popular professor who enriched M.T.B. College as well as Sarvajanik Education Society with his work inborn vision wealth of knowledge, dedication and while sincerity of academic spirit of Gurutva in its spiritual sense of the term.


Prof. V. R. Trivedi : Joined M.T.B. College as Professor of English & Sanskrit from 1921 to 1950 He taught English, Sanskrit and Gujarati in M.T.B. College for so many years. Besides being a Professor, he was a literary critic of a national repute, and every intch scholar and a genius of the world of literature, still holding the charismatic position of a role model in the hearts and minds of the scholars and the world of literature posthumously.


Prin. J. R. Joglekar (1916 to 1952) : Principal, Sarvajanik High School from 1916 to 1930, Principal, Jain High School from 1931 to 1939, Again Principal Sarvajanik High School from 1939 to 1952, Secretary Sarvajanik Education Society from 1917 to 1918 and besides this he offered his services as Superintendent of Girls High School.


Prin. A. R. Desai, M.A., M.Sc.(Eco). London. Principal K.P. College of Commerce from 1959 to 1974. Vice Chancellor South Gujarat University, Surat from 1974 to 1979. Eminent professor, Economist of the first rank, student of Prof. C. N. Vakil and research oriented versatile personality, strict disciplinarian, transparent administrator. He who has remoulded the academic scenario of University into ascending order. As a Principal of K.P. College of Commerce he had motivated, iniciated, and reshaped the innumerable scholars of South Gujarat with his teaching, ability knowledge and originality of thinking.


Shri M. G. Pimputkar, Who had rendered his academic services as a teacher of English in the capacity of a Research Fellow on account of his exceptional ability genius in depth knowledge of English Literature and Language and research orientation from 1937 to 1938. He thereafter became the collector of Panchmahal District and executed excellent administrative services in the interest of public and the then government.


Prin. C. C. Shah : He started his career as a school teacher and became Principal & sculptor of Jeevan Bharti School. The well reputed academic Light House of the State. Later on he became Principal of V. T. Choksi Sarvajanik College of Education from 1961 to 1967. He was appointed very first Vice Chancellor of South Gujarat University who prior to that formulated the blueprint and contributed lot to the process of establishment of our University. The height of it is that his father Shri Chunilal Ghelabhai Shah was the founder of Sarvajanik Education Society, Surat in 1912 and who started very first English School which was popularly known as Dhilgli School in Surat in 1888.


Shri Kashiram Rana :Former student of V. T. Choksi Sarvajanik Law College (From 1971 To 1974).
Eminent M.P. Surat Constituently and Former Cabinet Minister Govt. of India.


Justice A. M. Ahmadi : Date of birth : 25.3.1932 at Surat (India), Former student of V. T. Choksi Law College Second LL.B., 1953. Qualification : Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), Joined the Bar in the year 1954-55.

Appointed Judge, City Civil & Sessions Court, Ahmedabad in March, 1964. Appointed Secretary to Govt. of Gujarat,


Justice D. A. Desai : B.A., L.L.B., Date of Birth 9th May, 1920, Early Education at Jamnabai Sarvajanik Middle School, Dihen, J. & T. V. Sarvajanik High School, Surat., M. T. B. Arts College, Surat and V. T. Choksi Sarvajanik Law College, Surat.


Pravin KhatiwalaFormer student of our T. & T.V. High School, Surat and has been offering his substantial donation to this School and Sarvajanik Education Society sheerly out of his devotion for Alma Mater.


Hitendra Desai:Former student of M.T.B. Arts College and V. T. Cholsi Sarvajanik Law College Surat. (From 1937 To 1939)

Former Education Minister Bombay State.

Former Chief Minister Gujarat State.

Former Cabinet Minister Govt. of India


Ila Bhatt:Former student of M.T.B. Arts College, Surat.

Founder SEWA Organisation.

Ramon Megsaysay Award Winner


Yashvant Shukla:Former student of M.T.B. Arts College, Surat.

Former Vice Chancellor Saurashtra University.

Eminent Educationist and a renowned Writer.


Padma Desai:Former student of M.T.B. Arts College, Surat.

Head, Dept. of Economics MI Mischetustate Institute of Techno, U.S.A.

Padma Bhusan Awardee
A Nobel Laureate Paul Semuelson says “Padma Desai : Economists’ Economist”
The words of Dr. Manmohan Singh our hon. Prime Minister “When in 1991 our government Undertook Sweeping reforms in our industrial and trade policies we were only implementing ideas that Jagdish and Padma wrote about two decades earlier.



Soli Kapadia: Former student of our Sir P.T. Sarvajanik College of Science.

The heart – throb of Indian Youth International celebrity – Singer / Composer / Live performer 5000 concerts worldwide in countries like USA, UK, USSR, UAE, Europe & many more besides India.


Popatbhai Vyas:Former student of our V. T. Choksi Sarvajanik Law College
From 1943 to 1945.
Former Home Minister – Govt. of Gujarat.


Arun S.Vaidya:Former student of M.T.B. Arts College, Surat.

On 31 July 1983 General Vaidya became the 13th Chief Of Army Staff of the Indian Army . In 1984, he planned Operation Blue Star.


Manibhai Desai:Former student of M.T.B. Arts College, Surat.

Veteran Gandian

Founder of Urulikanchan Ashram

Ramon Megsaysay Award Winner.


Pravin Joshi: The veteran dramatist of Gujarati Stage Late Pravin Joshi was a student of M.T.B. Arts College, Surat managed by Sarvajanik Education Society, Surat. He studied for his Bachelor of Arts Degree in the College during the year 1952-53.

Mr. Pravin Joshi is always remembered for his innovative approach in Gujarati theatre. He made his career for Indian National Theatre (INT), Mumbai. He directed and acted several professional plays and was one of the most successful artists of all time in Gujarati Drama. He developed total professionalism in Gujarati Dramas at Mumbai and Gujarat. He was popularly known as ‘the Prince of Gujarati Theatre’.


Dr.C.N.Desai: After Completing Primary and Secondary education in mofusil area around Navsari Completed Graduation and Post Graduation at the M.T.B. College, Surat.
• B.Sc. 1st Class Dist. ranking first & M.Sc. 1st Class ranking 1st in 1958 & 1960 respectively from Gujarat University under the able guidance of Dr. C.M. Desai & his team.
• In 1961 selected for training in Nuclear Science at the Atomic Energy Estt. Trombay in the selection Programme at the All India Level.
• Appointed as Scientific officer in 1961 and served Deptt. Of Atomic Energy till 31st October, 1997.
• Served as International Atomic Energy – Expert in the field of Radio Isotopes in medical Application.
• Adviser and technical consultant to the Government of Thailand, Iraq, Bangladesh, Egypt, Africa & Morocco.


Shri Nasarvanji Kavasji Vakil :

Former Hon. Justice Gujarat High Court.

Hon. President Sarvajanik Education Society, From 1969 to 1974.

Former Vice Chancellor M. S. University, Baroda