The Nirmala Memorial Foundation is a well established group of educational institutes.
It was started by Thakurbhai N. Desai who was a visionary with 25 years of teaching to back him up. Thakorbhai is also known as Dadaji. In memory of his beloved wife, Smt. Nirmala Desai, in the year 1984, he started Nirmala Memorial Primary School, a Primary Vernacular Medium School (Gujarati) in Mumbai. The various institutions run by Nirmala Memorial Foundation are :-
- NIRMALA MEMORIAL FOUNDATION JUNIOR COLLEGE OF COMMERCE & SCIENCE-1999
- NIRMALA MEMORIAL FOUNDATION JUNIOR COLLEGE OF COMMERCE & SCIENCE (MALAD EAST) -2005
- NIRMALA COLLEGE OF COMMERCE (MALAD EAST) -2007
- NIRMALA MEMORIAL FOUNDATION COLLEGE OF EDUCATION-2008
- S. SHUKLA COLLEGE OF COMMERCE AND SCIENCE (KANDIVALI EAST)-2009
- NIRMALA ENGLISH SCHOOL-2012
The main purpose of Nirmala Memorial Foundation Institutions is to impart quality education to students of all creeds in general and the Gujarati Linguistic Minority in particular.