Golden Valley Educational Trust
To meet the needs of higher education in Kolar Gold Fields (KGF), Golden Valley Educational Trust or GVET 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 is KGF First Grade College, Sri Kengal Hanumanthaiya 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 endures to provide students a serene environment in their respective independent campuses for inculcating knowledge in the classroom, as well as in, established libraries, laboratories and workshops together with soft skills.
Dr. T. Venkat Vardhan took over the reins of Golden Valley Educational Trust as President in 2014.
Dr. T. Venkat Vardhan, who is also the Founder and Chairman of the International Event Management Enterprise under the banner DNA Entertainment Networks, following in the footsteps of his father, has taken the institutions to greater heights and has envisioned elevating the learning to global standards.
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.