G.T. Family is one of the oldest, reputed and respected families in the West part of Bangalore City. The Late couple Smt. Gangamma and Sri. Thimmaiah had created their own identity in this part of Bangalore. The couples concern to the field of education is the foundation for many institutions today. Though they both were uneducated the concern towards education and to make the society educated the couple had marvellous ideas ever since 1959.
The couple volunteered in many activities and involved in Public-Private-Partnership (PPP Model in 1959), where they constructed buildings for Government schools in Shivanahalli. The Government of Karnataka recognizing the great work of the couple, as a goodwill gesture named the entire Government School after the couple. Today the School is known as Gangamma Thimmaiah Sarkari Shaale – Gangamma Thimmaiah Government School.
The illustrious desire of the couple to build a world class institution imparting moral-ethical global education was subsequently materialized by the late couple’s children. Today the renowned institution is called as “G.T. Group of Institutions”, which was established in the year 2008. The G.T. Educational Trust houses 4 different institutions under its umbrella. Each of the 4 sons has different roles to play in the Institution. The very existence of the institution is a living proof of what a noble idea and thought, faith and trust can result in. Today, thousands of students are imparted with value based education at the very institute.