The Ahmedabad South Indian Association (ASIA) Charitable Trust ( ACT) was established in 1965 as a Public Charitable Trust with the aim of promoting, establishing & conducting developmental activities in the fields of education. It has established reputed and distinguished institutions of learning imparting education from K.G. to P.G. levels in Ahmedabad, the financial capital of Gujarat.
Beginning with an English medium co-ed school in 1965 ACT has, ever since been offering socially relevant education to the student community in Gujarat. It has Schools affiliated to five different Boards and 20 plus colleges with varied programmes like Business Administration, Commerce, Computer Applications,Education, Law, Nursing, Physiotherapy, and Performing Arts at Bachelor’s and Master’s levels. All the institutions under ACT operate from its two state-of-the-art campuses in the midst of Ahmedabad. The well qualified, trained and experienced faculty has contributed greatly to the academic excellence in the colleges and schools.
ACT has recently been permitted to sponsor a University under the Gujarat Private Universities Act, 2009 named JG University. JG University, sponsored by ACT, is established with an objective to provide Education, Professional Learning and Research Programs that create employable workforce with entrepreneurship and technology at its base.
The University has acquired land in Uvarsad (Gandhinagar) and work has been initiated to transform it to a modern campus. It has established a city centre at Ahmedabad and Govt. of Gujarat has permitted the JG University to offer programs from the city centre for three years.