Late Shri G.D.Naidu, a successful industrialist and a keen educationalist of South India, started two premier institutions in the year 1945, "Sir Arthur Hope College of Technology" and "Sir Arthur Hope Polytechnic". He donated both the institutions to the Government. Both colleges are now known as "The Government College of Technology" and "The Government Polytechnic of Coimbatore" respectively.

Later in 1946, he started another institute in the name of Industrial Labour Welfare Association (ILWA), now known as G.D.Naidu Charities. His aim was to impart higher education with more emphasis on practical training so that students can get employment immediately.

G.D.Naidu Charities conduct short term courses on ,Automobile servicing and maintenance, WEDM, EDM, CAD (AutoCAD, Pro-E, Inventor, Power Shape, CATIA, ANSYS, SOLIDWORKS, etc.), CAM (Keller, Delcam, Unigraphics), Metrology, CMM etc. It has trained more than 35000 students over the past 62 years.

G D Naidu Charities has set up a new training centre known as Gedee Technical Training Institute (GTTI) at Coimbatore, South India to train Precision Machining Technicians, Tool & Die Engineers, Tool Designers, Mechatronics Technicians and Mould Polishers.

Registered Office:
734, Avinashi Road, (Next to President Hall)
Coimbatore–641 018.
Phone: +91 422 22 222 43, +91 422 22 22 058, +91 422 22 42 760
Fax: +91 422 22 42 760