Kovvur Govt. Degree College,
West Godavari.

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Government Degree College, Kovvuru, is a budding institution with a great future in the field of higher learning. The town Kovvuru which is traditionally called Govuru or Goshpada Kshetram has been an acclaimed seat of learning in Vedic Studies and Sanskrit for centuries. In the modern era also, many Government and Private Educational institutions have emerged in the town. However, the establishment of Government Degree College can be said as a realization of long-cherished dream of the people of Kovvuru and surroundings.

The college was established in 2019 with four programs – BA, B.Com, B.Sc. (MPC), and B.Sc. (CBZ), in the campus of Government Junior College (Boys), Kovvuru. With the initiative and relentless efforts of Honble Minister for Women & Child Welfare, Smt. Thaneti Vanitha, and the Honble Member of Parliament, Rajahmundry constituency, Sri Margani Bharat, and the support and encouragement of the Commissioner of Collegiate Education, RJD of Higher Education, the local ID College, and the local philanthropists, intellectuals, and parents, the College laid its first steps towards a promising future. Initially, to run the academic and administrative affairs of the college in a smooth manner, Government has appointed a Special Officer/ Principal (FAC) and 10 faculty members from other Government Degree colleges on deputation basis.

In the 2021-22 academic year, Government Degree Collegee has witnessed bustle of activities with the posting of regular Principal along with teaching and non-teaching staff. The first batch of regular team instilled energy and enthusiasm among the students through academic, co- curricular and extra-curricular activities.Utilizing the resources of the Government Junior College and other neighborhood Degree Colleges, the GDC, Kovvuru is catering to the needs of students with utmost dedication.

As a good sign of progress, now the GDC Kovvuru is on the way to acquire its own land (4.48 acres) for the construction of College building. The College is striving to make its mark by catering to the educational needs of students from Kovvuru and surrounding villages. The college will flourish as a proud institution of higher learning and will serve the society by moulding the students into knowledgeable, skilled, and responsible citizens. As the town Kovvur has been an acclaimed seat of learning in Vedic Studies and Sanskrit for centuries. Thus, college holds great responsibility in uplifting the great heritage of learning and also to carry forward to next generations.

VISION:Empowering the youth to be self-reliant, to serve the society and to carry forward the indigenous knowledge through scientific perspective.

MISSION:To inspire, impart and enable the rural youth through higher education with noble values and soft skills.

INQUISITIVE–to learn and analyze the knowledge obtained.

WISDOM-from rational and critical thought.

RESEARCH-by community-based study projects to create and contribute to existing knowledge.

SERVICE-with compassion and commitment with national outlook.

GENDER SENSITIVITY-to establish gender equity.