- Institutional Distinctiveness
Women Education and Empowerment
Jamakhandi city is popularly known as the educational centre of Bagalkot district. jamkhandi was the capital of the former princely state Jamkhandi. It is located 90 kms towards west from Bagalkot District. Jamkhandi is located near to the Krishna River, a city with a sense of history and confluence of the Maratha and Kannada cultures. It is education hub of the Bagalkot district. The Government First Grade College for Women Jamkhandi is developed as a prime higher education institution which is providing quality education to the women since 1993. Government First Grade College for Women Jamkhandi is special in its kind, no institution is found around 60kms, which provides education exclusively for Women. The prime distinctiveness of the college is Women education and Women Empowerment. Education is the key factor for women's empowerment, prosperity, development, and welfare. Discrimination of women from the womb to the tomb is well known. There is continued inequality and vulnerability of women in all sectors and women oppressed in all spheres of life; they need to be empowered in all walks of life. In order to fight against the socially constructed gender biases, women have to swim against the system that requires more strength. Such strength comes from the process of empowerment and empowerment will come from education. And rural development will come from women's empowerment. Women's Education is s the key to women’s empowerment. Through it, women have better access and opportunities in the workforce, leading to increased income and less isolation at home or exclusion from financial decisions. With education, women are able to live their dreams by pursuing their own goals and values. Accordingly, the Government First Grade College for Women Jamkhandi gives priority in organizing various educational and awareness programs regarding women empowerment to make its students more laborious, self-reliant, skilled, and enthusiastic to accomplish their tasks confidently and to face the challenges of the fast changing world gallantly.