The University Song:
The University Song of MSU Baroda was composed by Prof. Chandravadan Chimanlal Mehta (6th April 1901 – 4th May 1991), popularly known as C. C. Mehta. He was a Gujarati playwright, theatre critic, bibliographer, poet, story writer, autobiographer, travel writer and broadcaster from Vadodara, Gujarat, India.
he was associated with the performing arts departments of the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. He pioneered the theatre education in India and started diploma and degree courses in theatre in the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. He represented India in the international theatre fora.
In 1962, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India. He won the 1971 Sahitya Akademi Award for Gujarati language for his autobiographical travelogue Natya Gathariyan. He was also awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for playwriting in Gujarati in 1971. In 1984, he was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship, the highest honour conferred by the Sangeet Natak Akademi. He received Sahitya Gaurav Puraskar for the year 1991.