About Kanya Mahavidyalaya:
Name of the college-
Mother Teresa Road, Geetanagar, Guwahati
Kamrup Metro, Assam
Kanya mahavidyalaya, the higher education institution for girls, is situated at Geetanagar, Guwahati-781021(Assam) has been imparting education upto graduate level since 16th September, 1977.The college has been established by the effort of a group of educationists and social workers of Pub-Guwahati area which started its academic activities at Pub-Guwahati Girls’ High School and administrative activities at the residence of SuchibrataRaichoudhury, recipient of Sahitya Academy Award.Khanindra Chandra Barua and SuchibrataRaichoudhury were the first President and the Secretary of the Governing Body of the college respectively. Noted educationist and a recipient of PadmashriAwrd IndiraMiri was appointed as the first principal of the college.
The college thereafter operated its academic purposes in a rented house located at Zoo-Road, Guwahati since 15th November 1977. The college has been shifted to its permanent campus of 10 bighas at Geetanagar hill top in 1987. An Assam-Type house has been constructed with the effort of local enthusiast people which is being used as an extended campus at present. The college is at present functioning in its new campus behind Geetanagar High School on Mother Teresa Road.
A three-storied building has been constructed with the aid of Guwahati Refinary, Guwahati-20 and Govt. of Assam in the new campus and it has been used for academic purpose.
Goal & Objectives Of The College:
- To identify the hidden talent of the students
- To equip the students with some value added courses
- To mould the students into ideal citizens
Motto Of The College:
A learning community dedicated to building respectful and responsible citizens and empowering all learners.
Significance Of The College Emblem:
“Tamaso ma jyotirgamaya” means “From darkness, lead me to light” is the guiding principle for all of us.
The green circle in the emblem is the symbol of prosperity all around. It also gives the idea of entire progress of the globe.
The earthen lamp inside the green circle symbolizes the enlighten of knowledge. The source of all knowledge in the world liberates human beings from the bondage of ignorance. All social evils such as superstitions are driven away with the flame of education.