ITM-School of Architecture Art and Design (SAAD)
About the Samata Lok Sansthan
Samata Lok Sansthan Trust is a registered trust of Gujarat state u/s Bombay Trust Act. The trustees of the trust have been involved in various activities educational, environmental awareness and human development.
The trustees of Samata Lok Sansthan Trust are running various educational institutes in Vadodara, Gujarat under Samata Lok Sansthan Trust, Vadodara. In 2011, Trust established ITM -Vadodara with the approval of AICTE with an intake of 400 students which rose to 800 intakes in the year 2012-2013. Similarly, Trust established ITM SAAD (School of Architecture Art and Design) Vadodara in the year 2012 with an intake of 65 students. Additionally, Trust established School of Management in the year 2011-2012 with an intake of 60 Students in MBA and School of Computer Applications in the year 2012-2013 with an intake of 60 Students in MCA. School of Engineering was established in the year 2011-2012 that offers undergraduate courses in five streams of engineering viz. Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering. These colleges are affiliated to the Gujarat Technological University.
The Samata Lok Sansthan Trust has established two Technical campus viz. ITM Universe and ITM SAAD (School of Architecture Art and Design). ITM Universe comprises of School of Engineering, School of Management and School of Computer Applications.
Trust is involved in Cultural and Art activities and is instrumental in several artists’ camp and exhibition of contemporary paintings & sculptures in Vadodara.
- An International Sculptor’s Symposium was held in November 2011 wherein 13 renowned National and International Sculptors from across the globe had come in unison to showcase their talents at the ITM Universe, Vadodara campus.
- A whole nigh Music Festival of Indian classical music was organized by ITM Universe in association with ONGC (Komal Nishad) in March 2012. World renowned artists performed from 9pm to 7am in the morning amongst the connoisseurs of classical music in Vadodara city.
- ITM SAAD had arranged a 2 day symposium of its Academic council. The academic council consists of renowned experts from different allied fields, each with wide experience and proven excellence. The title of the symposium was “Identifying interactive areas of Architecture Art and Design: Scope and Parameters in 21st Century”. The purpose of the session was summarizing the conceptual directives for formation of a holistic academic program.
- ITM – SAAD (ITM school of Architecture, Art and Design) and ITM Universe held an Art Symposium from 10th December to 20th December, 2012, for promoting young and upcoming artists of Vadodara. 13 artists were invited to the Symposium, each worked in ITM Campus for 10 days and they worked 24 X 7 on their art pieces. Work done during this Symposium had been formally exhibited in M.S. University Fine Arts Gallery on 13th, 14th and 15th January, 2013 for art affectionate people of Vadodara.