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19 Feb 2019
Kumarbhai S Javeri Honoured by Gujarat Government for Contributions to Development in Gadh

Kumarbhai Sevantilal Javeri received a special reward from the Government of Gujarat at the recently held 70th Republic Day celebrations in Palanpur. The award was presented by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri Vijaybhai Rupani and the Hon’ble Governor of the state, Shri Omprakash Kohli in recognition of his dedicated work in Gadh through the Shri Sevantilal Tribhovandas Javeri Charitable Trust.


Kumarbhai has settled in New York in the USA for the past five decades but has maintained close contact with his native village in Gadh and the surrounding areas in Banaskantha district while heading the Trust which has been active in development work for the last 80-90 years.


He and his family have funded and helped initiate a number of projects in this socio-economically backward rural area, setting up a Hospital, Primary School, High School, Public Hostel, Girls Primary School, Public Library, Women’s Skill Development Centre, Overhead water tank, Aradhana Bhavan, Atithi Gruha, Bus station, etc. The most recent project taken up by the Trust was establishing Vimla Vidyalaya, an educational campus with lush green and calm atmosphere spread over 20 acres and having facilities on par with other national and international campuses.


The Vimla Vidyalaya campus houses different institutes offering education from the play group level right up to graduation. These are

  • STJ Arts College – affiliated to HNGU, Patan
  • KSJ Commerce College – affiliated to HNGU, Patan
  • KSJ Science College – affiliated to HNGU, Patan
  • VSJ Secondary and Higher Secondary School – Gujarat Board
  • NKJ English Medium School – affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi
  • Vimla District Level Sport School (DLSS) – affiliated to SAG, Gandhinagar, the only one of its kind in Banaskantha district
  • Vimla Skill Development Center Under PMKVY – affiliated to SNSDC, New Delhi 

All of them have well-qualified faculty, a state-of-the-art library and laboratories. hostels for boys and girls, etc. Fees have been kept to a minimum. The campus has about 1,500 students from Gadh and 22 surrounding villages.

 
     
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