About Jagannath Kishore Lal Singhdeo

Jagannath Kishore Lal Singh Deo, a member of Kashipur Raj Dynasty, was born on  22nd December 1902 and died in 1948. Like his predecessors he too was known for his interest in Society, Education and Culture. The college was named after him as his virtuous wife Gokul Kumari Debi donated a sum of Rs.100,000/- ( Rupees one lakh only) for foundation of this college in his memory in the year 1948.
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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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