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Gobinda Prasad Mahavidyalaya

Estd : 1985. Affiliated to Bankura University

NAAC Accredited College 'B+'

Gobinda Prasad Mahavidyalaya – Affiliated to Bankura University
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Gobinda Prasad Singha

Gobinda Prasad Singha holds a prominent place among all patriotic political activists in Bankura district in West Bengal, playing a particularly significant role in the Indian National Movement. He is held in permanent reverence by the people of this district. The village where he was born is now known as Gobindadham.

A main road in Bankura city bears his name. The expansive area housing of the Bankura Sammilani Medical College, along with residences for students, doctors, nurses, and other staff, is also known as Gobindanagar in his memory.

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Gobinda Prasad Mahavidyalaya

The renowned freedom fighter Gobinda Prasad Singha endeavored to set up a higher educational institute in the remotest part of the Bankura District so that the students can avail adequate facilities. The College was established in 1985 and was affiliated by the University of Burdwan on 20-09-1985 on temporary basis and later on 30-08-1988 on substantive basis in order to extend higher education in the most backward areas of the district. Formerly the affiliation was for six General Course subjects viz. English, Bengali, History, Economics, Political Science and Philosophy. Afterwards the affiliation was gradually strengthened to English Honours, History Honours, Bengali Honours, Mathematics Pass (General), Geography Pass(General), Geography Honours and Sanskrit Pass(General). Academically it has achieved holistic excellence in all departments earned fame by extending higher education among the downtrodden people of the locality. The teachers’ council and the students’ council are functioning smoothly since the inception of the college. Following the statute of the University of Burdwan, Ad-hoc Governing Body was constructed and it was effectively performing till 15-12-1987. Regular Governing Body was formed first on 15-12-1987 and is working progressively with cordial relation among all the stake holders of the institutions in particular and the society in General.