Sri Krushna Chandra Gajapathi SKCGCollege, Gajapathi

Sri Krushna Chandra Gajapathi SKCGCollege, Gajapathi
City Gajapati, Orissa, India
Affiliated to Berhampur University, Berhampur
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Sri Krushna Chandra Gajapathi SKCGCollege, Gajapathi is affiliated to Berhampur University, Berhampur

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    The history of growth and development of the college is an account of the ardent zeal and dedicaed endeavour of the former rulers of Paralakhemundi, for the spread of education in Orissa. The illustrious institution was founded in 1896 under the munificent patronage of the Raja of Paralakhemundi Shri shri Shri goura Chandra Gajapathi Narayana Deo in the same year it obtained affiliation as a second grade college from the Madras University. due to the intiative and continued efforts by our foster father, Maharaja Sri Krushna Chandra Gajapathi Narayan Deo the college was upgraded to the status of a first grade college in 1936.
    Originally affiliated to the Madras University and then to Andhra University, the college had the honour of being one of the first five affiliated colleges with which the Utkal University sarted functioning in November 1943. On 2nd January, 1967 the Berhampur University came into being and since then the college is affiliated to it.

    On 11th July, 1947 the management was taken over by the government of Orissa and the college was named after its foster father and patron Sri Krushna Chandra Gajapathi. Towards the end of 1948, the college was shifted from its old building to the Morrison Extension (named after Mr. Cameran Morrison, Tutor of the Maharaja) in which it is housed today. The college campus is large and studied with different buildings. A Library block with and Auditorium in the first floor was built in 1964-65. Extension of the main building, a two storeyed block for the Humanities, an open air stage, Geography Department, a cycle stand, a canteen, an animal house and a workshop and acquistion of the mission bungolow a spacious one and adjacent to the college have enlarged the college campus. The Basanta nivas a grand two storeyed building situated in a grove of 20 acres on the banks of Mahendra Tanaya is now a pride possession of the college. It is rechristened as Basant bihar housing the P.G. Department of Life Sciences and the IGNOU Study Centre(2121) of this College.This College has also attained the distinction of being one of the first Lead Colleges of Orissa.

    The colleve enjoys the reputation of being the second oldest college of the state. It has affiliation in almost all major disciplines in the faculties of Arts, Science and commerce. From the session 1996-97, P.G. Courses in Mathematics has been added to the already existing post-graduate teaching gacilities in Economics, Chemistry, Oriya, Commerce and Life Sciences. Besides teaching facilities for Honours courses in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Computer Applications, English, Oriya, Sanskrit, Geography, history, Political Science and Economics, the College also offers teaching in subjects like Telugu, hindi, Logic, Philosophy and Home Science. The Indira Gandhi National Open University has opened a center in this college.The College hostels provide accommodation for 240 boarders. The S.K.C.G. Boys' Hostel has a capacity of 110 boarders. The G.C.G. Hostel , the P.M.N. Hostel and the +2 Hostel accommodate 50, 50 and 30 boarders respectively.The college has a sanctioned strength of 2016 students and 83 teachers. The students of this College have the distinction of bright academic performance in the University. The alumni of this College occupied and continue to occupy positions of disctinction and pride in public life. The halo of Maharaja still pervades the atmosphere of the College and his nobel spirit guides and inspires the students to achieve greater glory. The college celebrated its centenary from 10th to 12th January 2001.

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      Generations of past students, both male and female, are proud to be known and enjoy maintaining their connection with the college and each other. Please write to [email protected] with link of existing almuni group, or request for creation of group.