North Gujarat was lacking in Higher Education Facility as Colleges were not available in the Area in the period earlier than 1960 and
there about Mansa being in North Gujarat did not have any College facility. The State Transport was not available at that time.
Therefore, leading personalities of Mansa like Late Rao Saheb Pruthvisinhji, Late Shri Jamanadas Viththaldas, Late Shri Narandas Chunilal Dani, Shri Moraleedhar Kacharadas and several other under the leadersahip of Late PadmaShri Viththaldas Hakamchand Shah, Managing Director of Lallubhai Amichand Ltd., Mumbai and the native of Mansa took initiative for establishing College in Mansa and for this very purpose, they established Sarvodaya Higher Education Society in Mansa in the year about 1960 and got the institution duly registered. The Society started collecting donations for establishment of Colleges.
Sheth Shri Sanlkalchand Damodardas College of Arts was donated by Late Shri Jamnadas Hakamchand Shah in the fond memory of his beloved father.
Sheth Shri Lallubhai Hakamchand Science College was donated by PadmaShri Late Shri Vithaldas Hakamchand Shah, Managing Director of Lallubhai Amichand and the fond memory of his eldest brother Lallubhai Hakamchand Shah.
Similarly, Sheth Shri Balchand Ramchand Commerce College was donated by Sheth Shri Rasiklal Balchand of Sangli in the fond memory of his beloved father.
All the 3 Colleges were started in the year 1960 or so with the contributions and hard efforts made by the Founders of the Sarvodaya Higher Education Society. Padmashree Sheth Shri Vithaldas Hakamchand Shah was the founder president of the Society till he was alive and took keen interest in running these Colleges.