Kachchh District : Kachchh region has a separate identity and is different from other regions from geographical and social point of view. It covers almost 1/4th of the entire geographical area of the whole state of Gujarat. Kachchh is well known in India and world for its culture, skills, arts, crafts and also endowed with abundant natural resources. The adventurous people of Kachchh have settled in different parts of the world, heartely supporting the process of development of Kachchh.
University : Education is the basic requirement for the development of any region. The Govt. of Gujarat has taken a commendable decision to provide a separate University for the region of Kachchh to fulfill the demand of the people of Kachchh. The Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University Act was published in the Govt. Gazette in March 2003.
All the ten colleges of Kachchh district previously affiliated to the Gujarat University, with the Notification No : GH/SH/5/KUG-2104-1648-Kh of Gujarat State affiliated to Kachchh University on 22-June-2004.
The eminent leader Shyamji Krishna Verma of Mandvi, Kachchh motivated the independence movement from outside India, whose name is being given to this University and now the University is known as "The Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University".
The University recognized under UGC 2(f) by the notification No : F:9-11/2003/CPP-1 Dated : 3-2-2004.
The foundation stone was laid by Hon'ble Chief Minister Gujarat State for starting the construction work of Kachchh University Campus on Dt. 24/9/2004. The Construction work for the administrative blocks, four faculty blocks, Library, Computer Building, Guest House, Boys & Girls Hostel, with the budget estimates 35 crores funded by Gujarat State is going on the campus. The Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University has started its administrative and academic activity at new developing campus from academic the year 2007-08.
University started with 10 colleges in 2004 having 28 colleges with more than 15000 students and nearly 200 teachers working in the faculties of Arts, Commerce, Science, Education , Law, Technology including Engineering and Pharmacy. The University is providing higher education as par with any other university of the state and India.
The University is organizing the youth culture and sports activities to encourage the students and providing them a platform, more than 500 students participated in the Inter University Culture and sports activities organized by AIU ( Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi). In the year 2005-06 the student of the affiliated college secured second position in the "Collage Painting" of the youth festival in the west zone inter university tournament.
Similarly, a student of affiliated college secured third position in "Mimicry" event in the youth festival in the west zone inter university tournament in the year 2007-08.
"Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation.”
“Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.”
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