Holenarasipura Taluk is a small town located on the bank of river Hemavathi. This region is mainly belonging to rural background with majority of the people working as farmers. Naturally, the younger generation of this area has a tendency to keep themselves engaged in their graveyards. Therefore the rural women of this region were badly in need of higher education. Owing to the great effort of department of collegiate education and also Sri H.D.Revanna, the honorable legislative member who is also the chairman of our college development council, this institution was established during the academic year 2006-07. The college has different stakeholders in the form of media persons, lawyers, educationists, etc, in the college development council. These people along with the able and efficient administration and leadership of the principal of the college look after the overall developments of this budding institution.
Government First Grade College for Women, Holenarasipura is one of the premier institutions in the district of Hassan. It is surrounded by greenery and situated on the banks of river Hemavathi at a distance around 33 Km from district head quarters Hassan. It has a green lavishing campus with a land area of around 3.36 acres and built up area of 3666.0 sq.m. spread over 3 blocks comprising academic facilities like 45 classrooms, 4 laboratories, 2 administrative rooms, two seminar hall, 4 rooms for support services, 2 library halls & reference sections it was established in 2006 and affiliated to Mysore University, it to impart education to the economically & socially backward community of the region. Started with B.A., B.Sc., B.Com, B.B.A, & PG Courses like MA in (Economics, Kannada) & M.Com, Women Studies, M.Lib. Science. The student strength of the college increased from 160 to 1400 in a span of 12 years. Most of the students of our college are SC, ST and backward community. Sufficient land is the strength of the college to develop it to the national standard by providing modern infrastructure and ICT facility in coming years. It is governed by the Department of Collegiate Education, Govt. of Karnataka. The college has obtained UGC recognition under 2(f) in 18-06-2013 and it was accredited by NAAC in February 2017 at B+ Grade with CGPA 2.61.