Diphu Government College

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Diphu Government College
Motto "ANO BHADRAH KRATAVYO YANTU VISHWATAH" is a Sanskrit verse taken from the Rig Veda. The meaning of the verse/motto is "Let noble thoughts come to us from every side"
Type Government College
Established 23 June 1964
Principal Dr. N. K. Sarmah
Undergraduates 5000(approx)
Address Lorulangso, Diphu, Assam, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations Assam University
Website [1]

Diphu Government College was established in the year 1964 in Diphu with the main aim of providing higher education in the backward Karbi Anglong District of Assam, India.

History[edit]

Distinguished local leaders of the time for founding like Chatrasing Teron, Chandra sing Teron, Dhaniram Rongpi, Gojendra Nath Goswami, Joysing Doloi, Sar Rongpi, P.K. Baruah were among the Diphu Government College founders. When the academic session started from July 1965, Prof. P.K. Bhuyan was the first principal of the college.

In 1967 it was taken over by the Government of Assam. Within a few years the college got its own building which provides accommodation for classrooms, offices, department staff rooms, auditorium, library, etc.

Facility[edit]

There are two girl's and one boy's hostel. There are 23 quarters for teachers and 8 quarters for non-teaching staff in addition to a full-furnished official residence for the principal. Over the years, the college made much progress in infrastructural development out of grants received from several sources like UGC, KAAC, Government of India, Government of Assam and MPLADS fund.

The college has its own playground, canteen, post office and postal code, medical room, garden and an indoor game facility. it has one basketball playground.

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Coordinates: 25°50′27″N 93°25′26″E / 25.8408°N 93.4240°E / 25.8408; 93.4240