S G K GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE

(Affiliated to Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, A.P.)

NAAC with 'B'

Vinukonda, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh


History


S.G.K. Government Degree College, Vinukonda was established to serve the higher education needs of the academically backward Palnadu region. It is located on the outskirts of Vinukonda, a small town in Palnadu District (erstwhile Guntur District). It is the only government degree college catering the academic aspirations of the young hopefuls residing in about 75 kms radius. Till 1979, students who were desirous of pursuing higher education were moving to far off places. The philanthropic intervention of Sri Gangineni Venkateswara Rao, Ex- MLA, Sri O. Venkateswarlu, Ex- MLA and Dr. V. Adi Reddy could realize the higher education dreams of the students on 11th September, 1980. Initially, it rendered it’s services in the name of Madala Satyannarayana and Manne Rathamma Government Degree College and later re-named after its donor and former Principal Smt. Gangineni Kalyani (late).

The college is sprawled out over 38 acres of vast land area and eco-friendly environment. It provides spacious and aerated classrooms, fully equipped laboratories, well structured and arranged library with 13500 books and reading room, modern gymnasium, virtual lab, English language lab, JKC for skill development, which are all well supported by serene and iconic ambience. The college takes pride by offering quality education to students from the competent and qualified teaching faculty. The college has 22 sanctioned teaching posts, including Principal. Of them, Four faculty members have Doctoral degrees in their respective subjects, one has M.Phil. Degree and all the lecturers have qualified in NET/SLET/SET.

The college achieved the status of 2(f) and 12(B) in 1994. For the quality education it has been imparting for the last 42 years (Ruby Jubilee), strictly adhering to the guidelines of UGC, it has been conferred with NAAC ‘B’ Grade twice (2006 & 2016).