“We want to share knowledge, inspire innovation”

The Marwadi University’s top leadership of Mr Ketan Marwadi, Founder & President and Mr Jitubhai Chandarana, Co-Founder & Vice-Chairman, responded to questions from Business Editor Yogesh Sood.

By Yogesh Sood

Please give us a background about your esteemed University, like when it was set up and the promoters behind your institution?

Marwadi Education Foundation Group of Institutions (MEFGI) was incepted in 2008 with a dedication towards expanding and sharing knowledge, inspiring innovation, and preserving cultural and scientific information for future generations. It was established as Marwadi University under the Gujarat Universities Act (Act 9, 2016) on May 9th, 2016. The University is promoted by Marwadi Shares and Finance Limited (MSFL) – a major stock broking company in India, and Chandarana Intermediaries Brokers Pvt Ltd (CIBPL) – a leading firm dealing in technical and arbitrage trading in Indian Stock Markets.

It received the status of Centre of Excellence from Government of Gujarat in 2021 and is the youngest University in Gujarat among six others to receive it. The MEFGI was also the youngest institution to receive NAAC A+ accreditation in 2016.

What is the vision and mission of the University?

Marwadi University strives harder for its vision to foster an environment that empowers people, organisations and societies through education, ideas, research and training.

The mission is multifaceted including,

  • Providing quality education to bring social transformation
  • Cultivating the culture of Research Advancements
  • Imbibing Universal Consciousness
  • Stimulating growth through industrial and international partnerships

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