(Re-accredited by NAAC with ‘B’ Grade)
A Brief Profile
Smt. Kondepati Sarojini Devi Mahila Kalasala UG&PG (A) Tanuku, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh was established in the year 1982 with the motto “Satyam Shivam, Sundaram”. The college was started keeping in view the importance of women education and non-availability of women’s college in and around Tanuku Town. This college is renowned for discipline and excellent coaching since 1982. The institution is abound with experienced faculty members consisting of M.Phil holders and Ph.Ds.,. The college offers 10 UG and 2 PG courses. The college is offering Three One Year Diploma Courses i.e., Beautician Course, Journalism Course, Yoga and 10 Certificate Courses. The sprawling campus spread over 8 acres has play grounds, Indoor stadium, Badminton Academy, Spacious Auditorium, language Lab, Computer Lab and other laboratories, Seminar hall, Net Centre, Central library, Hostels, e-classrooms, Wi-Fi campus and other infrastructural facilities useful for the learners. The institution has a consistent track record of good results along with notable performance in extra-curricular and co-curricular activities like Games and Sports, NCC, NSS, Literary and Cultural. Different cells and clubs like – Women Empowerment Cell, Women Entrepreneurship Cell, Career Guidance and Placement Cell, Jawahar Knowledge Centre, Grievance Redressal Cell. Red Ribbon Club, Eco Club, APSSDC Centre etc., are functioning with the active involvement of the students. Yoga is regularly taught to the students as part of curriculum in association with the noted Yoga Trainers and value imparting discourses are organized very frequently. Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) is planning the overall activities of all the 17 UG and 2 PG Departments. The staff and students are encouraged to participate in different workshops, conferences, seminars and other academic programmes.
The Accreditation of the SKSD Mahila Kalasala at B++ Grade during 2007, reaccreditation at B Grade at 2012 and Autonomous Status conferred by the UGC in 2015 reflects the academic surge and human endeavors. The SKSD brand image is prevelent not only in the field of eduation but also in the fields of sports and games. The SKSD students have secured overall championship for seven times at university level. The students have several times participated in games and sports competition at university, Interuniversity and National Levels. The construction of sports hostel, (2015) to accommodate the sports aspirants from the rural and remote areas on the campus is the latest milestone. For kindling the Sports Spirit through coaching and training, Sri Chitturi Subbarao Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy(2013) was established. Besides serving the needs of the students on the campus the Academy also provides free and subsidized Shuttle Badminton Coaching and Training to the aspiring children across the state. It is a continuous activity with the provision of lodging and boarding facilities to the children in the age group of 6 to 15 years in addition to the stop gap educational support in the local schools.
Our college always travel in tune with the Government policies initiations of the government and priorities of common good with social sensitivity and patriotic fervour. A few of such programs include Massive Plantation, Poor and Orphan feeding. Swatch Bharath, Blood Donation Camps, HIV/AIDS Awareness Camps, Relief Camps for disaster affected people, National Integration Camps of NSS including the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas – Run for Unity rally, farmer Support Services by creating awareness on modern methods of farming . This reflects the corporate social responsibility dimension of the institution.