The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) has been established under the aegis of Ministry of chemicals and fertilizers, Government of India, Dept. of Pharmaceuticals, as a centre of excellence in imparting higher education, research and development in pharmaceutical sciences and is first of its kind in the country. The Institute was declared as an Institute of National importance by Government of India through an Act of Parliament, notified on 26th June 1998. The institute is a member of Association of Indian Universities and Association of Commonwealth Universities.
Swarnim Gujarat Sports University (SGSU), Gandhinagar organized "West Zone Inter-University Football (Women) Tournament" 2015-16 from 8th January to 12th January 2016. The venue of the tournament was Savvy Swaraj Sports Living Township, New S. G. Road, Ahmedabad.