Prof . DHIRAJLAL A GANDHI,B.E., FIE., Grad., C.Ed (UK)., MISTE., MICI
From the Chairman's Desk
With 56 years of experience in the field of Technical Education, he felt that it would be the
right time to establish an Engineering college in Salem and it resulted in the founding of
Dhirajlal Gandhi College of Technology (DGCT). He has wide knowledge in the chain linking "Students, Faculties, Institution and Industries".
He strongly believes that students are invaluable source of great potential and the driving force which pave the way for country’s growth.
He stresses on the importance of a faculty being both "a technical teacher and an Engineering consultant".
He also emphasis on linking the classroom environment with industrial needs.
He strives to attain the above objective in every sphere of the above educational process.
Here's a mere glimpse of how he can take the college to stellar heights in just a few years.
As a teacher of over 56 years standing, he has always been an ardent mentor of students. His role in students’ success, placement and entrepreneurship will be pivotal.
In the changing trends of today's technical educational, his focus will be on knowledge, not just for the sake of a degree but for intellectual application and critical thinking.
His endless passion for infrastructure and facilities development will make this college one of the most beautiful campuses to visit and be a part of.
His keen interest to stimulate the spirit of enquiry, creativity and innovation is bound to give a new dimension to the R&D initiatives at the college.
Mukesh & Associates
Under his stewardship , Mukesh & Associates,a small firm established in 1986 has grown into one of the leading architectural and engineering consultancy company in India with 250 engineers and Clients from all parts of India.
Sona College of Technology
Instrumental in establishing Sona College of Technology,Salem as one of the premier institution in India,obtaining NBA Accreditation for all programmes and attaining Autonomous Status in 2010.
Establishing Easy Learn to act as bridge between students and teachers and to make education an exciting way to gain knowledge and lively learning experience by developing high end digital resources.
Under Canada India Institutional Co-operation Project,Colleges of Edourad Monpetit,Canada has conferred the Certificate of Honour for co-ordinating Seminar on Leadership in Education for Teachers
Recipient of "John Pennycuick Award" conferred by Tamilnadu Civil Engineers Association at Hosur.
Recipient of Life Time Best Civil Engineer Award conferred by the Salem Civil Engineers Association on the auspicious of Engineers day 2001.
Recipient of Man of Excellence Award instituted by Jaycees.
Recipient of Best Teacher Awardinstituted by the Government of Tamilnadu.
“Best Educational Administrator” by Society for Educational and Entrepreneurship development (SEED).
“Educationist of the Year Building Global Excellence in Engineering & Technology” by The Education post New Delhi and CIAC Global.
2014 - till now
Founder & Chairman
Founder Chairman of Dhirajlal Gandhi College of Technology,Salem.
Worked as Secretary
Worked as Secretary in Sona College of Technology,Salem.
Worked as Principal
Worked as Principal in Thiagarajar Polytechnic, Salem-5.
Y'know, with more sunlight.
Served as Head of the Department
served as Lecturer and then Head of Department of Civil Engineering in Thiagarajar Polytechnic, Salem-5.
Served as a Lecturer
served as Lecturer in PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore