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M.R. PG College - College Profile

 

Name of the College
:
M.R. PG College
Year of Establishment
:
1987
Name of the Director/Principal
:
Prof.  K. Hanumantha Rao
Name of the Correspondent
:
Prof.  A. Raghava Rao

 

Maharajah’s .Post-.Graduate .College, Phool Baugh, Vizianagaram, has been a constituent of MANSAS (Maharajah Alak Narayan Society of Arts & Science) Trust. The MANSAS Trust, was established on 12-11-1958 by Dr. P.V.G.Raju, Raja Sahib of Viziangaram, who donated a major extent of his landed property for the cause of education. The educational institutions established by MANSAS Trust are well known for imparting value based quality education, at an affordable price.

Maharajah’s College, Viziangaram, popularly known as M.R.College, was established in 1879, which introduced P.G.Courses in November 1987. In the first year, only three, namely, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Economics and the Department of History, were started on the premises of M.R.College for Education, with 5 teachers and 87 students.

After the demise of the beloved Raja Sahib Dr.P.V.G.Raju,  in November 1995, his two illustrious sons, Dr. Anand Gajapathi Raju and Sri Ashok Gajapathi Raju, took charge of MANSAS Trust as Chairman and Vice Chairman. They started establishing new educational institutions, offering post graduate courses in humanities, basic and applied sciences, management studies, pharmaceutical sciences. They also established one of the best engineering colleges in the coastal Andhra Pradesh (in Viziangaram.). The vision of Dr. P.V.G.Raju, became a reality and took a beautiful shape in Phool Baugh area, in the name of the M.R.P.G.College, under the dynamic leadership of Prof.K.Hanumantha Rao, Director and has acquired exuberant growth from strength to strength and emerged as one of the top ranking affiliated Post Graduate Colleges of Andhra Pradesh, as is acclaimed by one and all. As a recognition of its excellence, the NAAC committee, which visited in December 2007, accredited the institution with ‘A’ Grade.

Subsequently in 1995, the M R P G College,  shifted to the present serene 10 acre  Phool Baugh Campus. Since then, the present M.R.P.G.College has grown steadily and healthily into a 16 Post Graduate departments campus, with a built-up area of 2,25,000 SFT. The college has well equipped laboratories with potential for independent research work , furnished class rooms, separate neat toilets with continuous water supply, cool drinking water in all departments, seminar halls, sports fields with all facilities for games &sports, canteen, Computer lab with 100 systems and two servers and Library with Reading Room equipped with 20,000 books, National and International Journals, Xerox and reprographic facilities, INTERNET and Digital Library facility with 25 independent systems for the use of students and staff. It is the largest Post Graduate Institution in the entire state of Andhra Pradesh and is affiliated to Andhra University. All the rooms are adorned either with equipment or with furniture. The Laboratories and Library are well equipped for teaching and research. The college is admitted u/s 2(F) and 12(B) of UGC.  On any working day, the college is vibrant with nearly 1200 students, 50 Non-Teaching Staff and about  85 teaching Faculty, with well prescribed qualifications and rich experience, seriously and happily engaged in curricular activities and research. No student shall feel education as a burden, but a pleasant and worthy step towards reaching his/her goal. Healthy co-education is provided and planned every year with social and cultural activities  to promote interaction, fearless atmosphere, display of extra curricular skills, service oriented programmes, seminars/work shops and cultural events. Students are given special coaching in communication skills and allied information, for making them fit for job opportunities. Ragging and malpractices, foul behavior detrimental to academic activity in and out side the campus, is strictly checked and avoided.  The college is planning to have an auditorium soon. Several activities that take place in the college and other detailed information can be had from its web site www.mrpgcollege.org .

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