Government First Grade College for Women, Gadag started in the year 2014-15. It was started and is run by the Department of Collegeiate Education, Government of Karnataka. It is affiliated to Karnataka State Womens University, Bijapur..
Government has started this college to provide free and fair education for both city and rural girls. Ensuring equity in education and promote inclusiveness in education by providing infrastructural facilities like library, computer lab and rest room for students. Ensure inclusiveness by providing specific training to SC, ST and OBC students in communication skills, personality development and empowerment programmes.
College offers B.A and B.Com courses. Eight combinations in Arts stream have been approved. The student strength of the college for the academic Year is 83. The college has had excellent results both in I and II Semester 2014—2015 exams. All the 16 students, the first batch of girls, who had written the II Semester B.Com have secured first class and many have distinction.
The college library has more than 1000 books on various subjects. The college reading –room has subscribed for three newspapers, two monthly magazines and three journals---‘Karnataka, Janapada and Yojana’. The students make use of these regularly.
The college conducts annual inter-class sports and cultural competitions and also encourages students to participate in inter-collegiate competitions.
ABOUT THE PLACE OF GADAG.
Gadag is a newly eshtablished district in Karnataka state which is known as Education Hub of Karnataka. It’s a birth place of renowned musician Shri Puttaraj Gavaigalu and Bharat Ratna recipient Bheemsen Joshi is a native of Gadag.; it is well known for the famous Veeranarayana temple and is also surrounded by so many other significant temples. Gadag is also known to be a hub of Co-operative movement first Co-operative society is formed in this district that is in Kanaginahal village (1904).