Evolution of Government Arts College, Ananthapuramu in Ten Decades: A Study

D. Sahadevudu, C. Venkateswarulu, Y. RamachandraReddy, N. Rangaswamy

Abstract

Ananthapur Arts College is an oasis in the desert of Rayalaseema education. It is the oldest and most prestigious government institution in the Rayalaseema region and people often calls it “The Grand Old Lady of Rayalaseema”. This institution can take legitimate pride in recalling some of its alumni and the greatness they have achieved in several fields. Its distinctive history, its gradual growth and development, its adaptability to the ever – changing times and its mission make it unique has compare to the other institutions. This college has a vibrant work culture and holistic approach to education. Many people of this region rose from dust to doyen by this college. This college has completed 99 years of yeoman service to the noble cause of education. On the occasion of going centenary celebrations it behoves on us to look back to its beginning, growth and the rich contribution made by way of its alumni who have become celebrated in different walks of life. The 100 years of its history have to their credit many landmarks which have an abiding relevance when viewed in the context of the responsiveness of the College to the growing demands of the Rayalaseema.On such a happy and jubilant occasion as this, it is but proper to recall the history of the college.

Int. J. Soc. Sci. Manage. Vol-2, issue-4: 357-361

Keywords

Evolution; centenary celebration; Alumni; Education; Institution

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/ijssm.v2i4.13251

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