Parul Arogya Seva Mandal Trust was established in 1990, under the Bombay Act 1956, with an objective of providing education, social welfare & health care to the under privileged section of the society.
In the early 1990s there were no self-financed institute for higher professional education. Thousands of students from Gujarat state had to migrate to other states for pursuing higher education. Parul Arogya Seva Mandal made arduous efforts to initiate the concept of self-financed higher education in Gujarat. Due to these, Government of Gujarat introduced a policy which supported establishment of Self-Financed Institutes in the state, under which Gujarat’s first Self-Financed institute “Ahmedabad Homoeopathic Medical College” was founded by Parul Arogya Seva Mandal in 1993.
Since then, PASM has established eminent academic institutions offering diploma, under-graduation, post-graduation & doctoral programs in Engineering& Technology, Business Administration, Management, Computer Application, Architecture, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Physiotherapy, Nursing, Fine Arts, Social Work and Applied Science; All having requisite approvals by respective councils and government. Several Award, Recognitions, Rankings, International Tie-ups, Accreditation had led to amalgamation of “Parul Group of Institutes” to “Parul University” vide a bill passed by Government of Gujarat on 26th March 2015 under Gujarat Private University Act 2009.
Today, Parul University houses 25000+ students, 2000+ faculty members, 100+ programs, hostel facility for 7000+ students in 150+ Acre Modern Infrastructure equipped campuses in Vadodara, Rajkot and Ahmedabad.
In the healthcare sector, Parul Arogya Seva Mandal runs 350 bedded Parul Sevashram Hospital with a specialized neurological unit and a 250 bedded Parul Ayurved Hospital apart from several clinics and rural OPDs. These hospitals provide quality health care for the under-privileged people of the society at affordable rates. Moreover, regular health camps, treatment camps, awareness campaigns are being organized at various place in Gujarat and neighbouring states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan & Maharashtra.