College at A Glance

Govt. Danteshwari Mahila Mahavidyalaya was established in the year 1972 by Bastar shiksha samiti as a private college of central Bastar of Bastar commissionary. The college was started initially as co-education college. To encourage the woman education in Bastar region. The college converted as a women college in 1978 with the permission of higher education commissioner Govt. of M.P. and Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University Raipur.

This was the first and only women's college in the Bastar commissionary. To provide quality education and enhance women's education, the college had been taken over by the Govt. of M.P. on 1st October 1982.

The college has been recognized under the UGC Act of 1956, 2(F) and 12(B) since 07th February 1992. With the establishment of Bastar University in 2008 college affiliated with Bastar University. College was started with basic subjects of arts in degree classes e.g. Hindi Literature and Hindi Language, English Language, Political Science, Social Science, Economics, Ancient Indian History, Anthropology, and Home Science. At the sametime B.H.Sc also started.

Now today college has PG courses in five subjects -- Political Science, Ancient Indian History, Anthropology, and Home Science. Under the self finance scheme, new courses B.Com and PGDCA have been started.

The college is situated at the heart of Jagdalpur city, near the collectorate & Indira priydarshani stadium. It is situated in a huge campus of 4.15 acres. The college has its own building, appropriate classrooms, toilet facilities, staffroom, girls' common room, practical Lab, computer Lab, Vehicle stand, NSS room, and Library. There are more than 500 students are enrolled in this college. The college has enough facilities for games namely an Indoor badminton court, a basketball court, table tennis, etc.

The college publishes its annual college magazine, and students and faculty members contribute their articles, to the magazine enthusiastically. The college magazine is printed under the supervision of the college editorial board.

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Prinipal's Message

When we accept challenges we realize that limitations do not exist life is an endless series of challenges and education prepare students to deal with them in the most successful manner.

However these challenges cannot be met unless the student first cultivates the ability to work hard and disciplines, their routine. It will be my endeavor to create such a learning environment and spearhead a period that will complement the glorious tradition of this institution.

Discipline is the main value ethic that provides direction, the inherent with to be punctual as well as meet deadlines which are basic tenets that one has to inculcate if one wishes to achieve targets and reach goals. I am confident that a planned disciplined approach will be more conducive to achieving academic excellence

It has been rightly said that life is something of what happens to you and everything else of how you respond to it. If one has to be prepared for such a life a multi-dimensional approach is essential

In this never-ending journey. I would quote Swami Vivekananda.

“Never lose faith in yourself

you can do anything in this Universe.

Never weaken, all power is yours”


Dr. Anamika Jha