The philanthropic orientations of Dr. Mansukh Shah motivated him to initiate a modest beginning in the shape of K.M.Shah Charitable Trust in 1981. The Trust initially engaged in providing Dental Healthcare services. The backbone of this initiative was an untiring and a relentless zeal of its founder Dr. Mansukh Shah who is a philanthropic medical professional. His committed enterprise and professional vision led him to make a foray in healthcare education. In the mid nineties, Dr. Shah turned his attention to growing challenges in professional healthcare education. This motivated him to set up K.M.Shah Dental College & Hospital in 1999. The focus gained momentum with the launch of College of Physiotherapy in 2001. These initiatives were furthered by a foray into general healthcare services with the establishment of Dhiraj General Hospital and Smt. B.K. Shah Medical Institute & Research Center in quick successions in 2002 and 2003 respectively. Sumandeep Nursing College was established in 2006. The Professional vision continued to probe diversified educational needs of the society and as a result The Sumandeep School of Pharmacy and The School of Management were launched in quick succession in 2007 and 2008 respectively. 1200 bedded Dhiraj General Hospital, 350 chairs Dental hospital, state of the art learning resource centre. The zealous pursuit of professional dream and vigorous industry of the trust culminated into the authentication of the Sumandeep Vidyapeeth on 17th January, 2007 as a Deemed to be the University u/s 3 of the UGC Act 1956.
With this status the educational programmes of the Sumandeep Vidyapeeth enjoy the recognition of the UGC. Sumandeep Vidyapeeth has the distinction of being the only Deemed University of the State of Gujarat under de novo category. Sumandeep has acquired this status on the Strength of introduction of path breaking healthcare education and training delivery system namely Evidence Based Education System (EBES). Sumandeep as a socially responsive institution is committed to healthcare education and training, research and philanthropic in-house and outreach practices. With the deemed university status Sumandeep Vidyapeeth enjoys greater academic freedom which is being used in designing and offering relevant academic programmes, bring timely changes to keep these programmes relevant and creating environment and infrastructure conducive to effective learning.
Sumandeep Vidyapeeth puts in all necessary efforts and takes all precautions to fulfil and attain the highest standards of professional education. Sumandeep Vidyapeeth continuously strives to design and offer socially relevant higher professional education programmes. Thus, a small step took giant leaps and culminated into a huge network of core and ancillary institutes located on a sprawling campus of 70 acres situated at Piparia on Waghodia Road – a destination just 17 Kilo Meters away from Vadodara Railway Station. The journey so far has been testing y