Principal's Message

The higher education system in our country has expanded at a very fast pace, especially during the last fifteen Shri Mahant Devendra Dass Jiyears, so much so that there has been a manifold increase in the number of universities, colleges, teachers and students. However along with expansion, evaluation and assessment of institutions of higher education is equally important. That's why NAAC was established in 1994 to assess and accredit universities and colleges. I am glad to inform you all that our college is among those institutions which have taken a lead in getting themselves assessed under the new accreditation system of NAAC ( effective from 2007) scoring CGPA of 3.04 on a scale of 4.

There are a total of five Faculties in our college, namely faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Education and Faculty of Commerce, imparting education to students from different corners of India. Our Faculty members regularly attend orientation/refresher courses to keep them abreast of latest developments in their respective subjects. The college is engaged in the task of dissemination of knowledge through organizing seminars, conferences, workshops etc. Quite a few depts. of our college have been granted Major / Minor research projects by the UGC/DST etc whereas some departments of the college are engaged in collaborative research projects.

Depts of Chemistry, Maths, Botany,Geology,English and Economics are centers of Ph.D. program. A good number of our students qualify NET, SLET,GATE every year. Our College also has a Women's Studies Centre (A UGC sponsored project) which was established in August, 2010. Since them the Centre has organized several conferences, workshops and training programs.

The NCC, NSS & Rover Rangers units in the college are being run with full dedication and gusto. At present there are 3 units of NCC and 3 units of NSS and one unit of Rovers and Rangers. NCC cadets & NSS volunteers regularly take part in health and literacy drives and all other programs of national integration. In the Inter-collegiate cultural competition held at HNB Srinagar, our college team comprising 21 members won many prizes.

Our college is connected with INFLIBNET, under which 97,000 e-books and 6000 e-journals are available on line. Besides this, latest books required for various subjects are being bought for the college library. Bar-coding of books is almost complete. Another notable feature (in the form of a Nobel Laureates’ Books) has been added to the library this year.

Due to the all round progress made by the college in the last few years, it has been able in attracting the best and the brightest students, from all parts of the country, with the result that 93 INSPIRE students have taken admission in academic session 2013-2014. Many of our students have obtained top ranks in the university Merit List.

In the field of sports, our students have brought laurels to the college. Students of our college have been selected for HNB University team to take part in North Zone/ All India Inter University Tournaments.

Faculty members of our college have been delivering lectures through EDUSAT/MMRC for the students studying in remote hill areas. As regards linkages with International academic bodies, I am glad to say that an agreement on International Educational Co-operation between Shri Guru Ram Rai Education Mission (SGRREM) and Federal State Budget Educational Institutions of Higher Professional Education, Kostroma State Technology University Kostroma (Russia) has been signed.

I am highly thankful to the managing committee of Shri Guru Ram Rai P G College for their invaluable support and guidance for further development of our college. In the end I would like to conclude with the famous words of Nelson Mandela that “education is the most powerful weapon which we can use to change the world”. I hope all our stake holders would whole heartedly co-operate with us in the task of transforming society by building a better tomorrow through the medium of education.

Thanks
V. A. Bourai

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