About L.D. College of Engineering
The institute established in the year 1948 is situated adjacent to the Gujarat University and is at the nucleus of various institutes of national importance such as Indian Institute of Management, The Physical Research Laboratory, Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology and Ahmedabad Textile Industry Research Association.
Gujarat has been the land of great personalities.None other than Mahatma Gandhi and great scientist Dr Vikram Sarabahi have origins in Gujarat, But one facet of the of the personality of the state is that it has also been the land of traders and businessmen who believe in charity and giving donations.The 55 acres of land on which L. D. Engineering College sits today was donated by Sri Lal Bhai Dalpat Bhai, the textile magnate.
The institute earlier with Gujarat University is now affiliated with Gujarat Technological University. For administrative matters, L D Engineering College is a part of commissionerete of technical education Gandhinagar.
The Water Resources Management Centre at the institute was established in the year 1983 with the help of ministry of human resources development government of India. This conference is being host by the Water Resources Engineering Centre.
This a green campus and is home to many birds including the national bird peacock. While a few multistoried modern buildings have come up in the campus buildings with old style architecture, have been conserved. Different campuses around L D Engineering College campus give extended areas to birds of different kinds and provide space for eco system to thrive. The campus is a pleasant place to stay and interact. The L D Engineering College is the venue of the Hydro-2017 conference