About Gokul Kumari Debi

Born in 1912 Gokul Kumari Debi was the widow of Sri Jagannath Kishore Lal Singh Deo, a member of Kashipur Raj Dynasty. Insipred by the then Chief Minister of West Bengal Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, she was instrumental in the founadation of this college which was named after her husband. As a gesture of gratitude to this virtuous lady the College Hostel for girls established in 2016-17 has been named as Gokul Kumari Debi Girls' Hostel. She left for  the heavenly abode on 3rd june 2003.
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Dr. Santanu Chattopadhyay

I have the proud privilege to share my views on Jagannath Kishore College, with whom I have been associated for the last twenty-five years initially as a faculty of Physics, and then as the Principal for the last seven years or so. Founded in 1948, and serving as a premiere institution for higher education in Purulia for over seven decades, this college has followed the motto ‘Shraddhavan Lavate Jnanam’( a faithful person achieves knowledge) to its optimum. In Swami Vivekananda’s words ‘Education is the manifestation of perfection already in man’ –.....

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