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.
The Gujarat Govt. has taken a praiseworthy initiative by establishing Swarnim Gujarat Sports University (SGSU) in Gandhinagar for the bright future of the sporting world. A strong and healthy atmosphere for sports has been created in Gujarat through Khel Mahakumbh and new sports school/academies. The sports has been created in Gujarat through Khel Mahakumbh and new sports schools/acedemies. The establishment of Swarnim Gujarat Sports University has opened up doors for a wide range of opportunities for students of physical education and sports sciences for making career in sports industry.