As a result of the relentless effort and untiring labour of some local intellectuals, educationist and social thinkers of the greater Nikashi, Gyanpeeth Degree College came into existence on August 1, 1993. The college Governing Body formed in 1991 with eminentsocial thinker, Mr. Dayananda Bhandary as President and eminent educationist, LatePrasanna Sarma as secretary followed every possible ways to give full form to the collegeand succeeded in giving smooth run to the college since its inception. This is satisfactory tonote that the regular public support and cooperation of the local people helped the Governing Body to overcome the initial problems of finance, procuring land, infrastructure, academicand administrative management. Besides having affiliated to Gauhati University for Under Graduate course in Arts, the college is presently the study centre of both IDOL, GU and KKHSOU as well as D. El. Ed. programme under NIOS. This is a matter of pride that the college has been included in the list of colleges under section 2(f) & 12(b) of the UGC Act 1956; and has been recognized and provincialised by the Govt. of Assam. Presently, with thestrength of more than 1100 students for Under-Graduate Course the college is at the front of providing value-based education.
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