Sri Kolli Nageshwara Rao Gangaiah Government First Grade College, Gangavathi was established in the year 1992 by Department of Collegiate Education, Bangalore to provide quality education to all sectors of this part in general and rural/weaker sections of the society in particular. Over the years this college has contributed to the development of academic excellence on value based, sound liberal education, with modern blend. In the present scenario this institution is considered to be the premier government institute of Koppel district. The college is situated in a vast area of 4.5 acres in magnificent patchy green hills and beautiful natural scenery in outskirts of Gangavathi town. The college campus appears lovely and the environment surrounding encourages learning thrust to a student. With change in mode of education our college timely introduced post graduate degree courses MA (Kannada, Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology, Journalism), and M.Com to promote higher education. This not only opens new vistas but also provide opportunity to continue higher education.
This college is serving society by imparting quality education in the faculty of Arts, Science, Commerce and Management. Our college previously affiliated to Gulbarga University and now to Vijayanagar Sri Krishnadevaray University, Bellary on permanent basis. In addition, we have 2F and 12B recognition by UGC. Our students over the years registered their performance in a celebrating way by bagging University ranks almost every year. The alumni of this college being young and enthusiastic, performing wonderfully in various fields will leave their imprints slowly but surely.
Students are encouraged to take up sports activities along with their academics. Our students participated in almost all inter collegiate competitions organized by university and bagged several individual and group game prizes, many of our students have selected as University Blues to represent our university in all India inter university competitions in varies sports and games.
For the all-round development of the student community the college has multiple NSS wings to create a sense of service to society, the heritage club in college strives to create awareness about our heritage. The cultural wing is giving a platform for our students to exhibit their talents in cultural activities. The other innovative activities of our college are Red Cross etc. These Rovers and Rangers, IQAC cell, Sahayoga, and Student counseling cell these programmes helps the students for their overall growth.
The college Library and information Centre is presently housed in the comfort Building. It has sufficient collection of sources like Text books, Reference Books, Electronic Books & Journals with Leading News papers facility, to meet the requirement of update knowledge. It has separate Reading room facility to obtain and evaluate scholarly information in main formats and strives to create new knowledge to increase understanding and develop the wisdom.
In addition, library had a membership under UGC (University Grant Commission, New Delhi) N-List (National Library and Information Services Infrastructure of Scholarly Content) program for accessing about 3828 e-Journals and 80409 E-Books inspire research activities.
Our aim is to disseminate knowledge to make the library, a vibrant centre to support the academics, research and development activities. It is our goal to support and contribute to the quality of academic and research activities for the prosperous development of society and the nation.