HIMOTKARSH meaning, HIMOT means “ HIMACHAL PRADESH ” the name of the state where HIMOTKARSH and KARSH means “ GROWTH = Growth of Himachal Pradesh “.
Lala Jagat Narain Himotkarsh Kanya Mahavidyalya ( Girls College ) is located in rural area of Una Distt. (H.P), Govt of Himachal Pradesh provided 27 Kanals land on 99 year lease basis on which the college building has been constructed between 2001 and till date. The buildings have been raised and other infrastructure and campus developed with the donations received from individual donors and public representatives i.e. MLA/MPS lad funds and district administration. As has been listed above, one of the major donors is Late Sh.D.N.Choudhary Director General .Income Tax retired who donated 32.25 Lakh in loving memory of his wife Late Smt.Sanyukta Choudhry. Lala Jagat Narain Shanti Devi Charitable Trust Jallandhar also contributed Rs.18.61 Lakhs in the Sacred memory of Late Lala Jagat Narain ji.
Keeping in view the emerging need of the local community for and exclusive Girls College, Himotkarsh Sahitya Sanskriti Avem Jan Kalyan Parishad (Reg.) Una took an initiative to establish this institution way bak in 1998. Consequently a separate society under the name & style of Lala Jagat Narain Himotkarsh Kanya Mahavidyalya Shiksha Samiti (Regd.) was go t registered under society Act. 1860. The Government of Himachal Pradesh was approached which it turn provided us land measuring 27 kanals on 99 years lease for the girls college. The founder office bearers and members of the managing committee took up the challenge and college building, as you see at village Kotla Khurd (Opposite bus stand Village Lal Singi) 2 Kilometers from Una has been built in a record time.
Students like an emerald in a lush green lap of mother nature, attired with sub mountainous backdrop institution attracts attention of one & all.
The destiny of a nation is shaped in class rooms of an educational institutions. The quality of the education determine the quality of citizens of a country. Himotkarsh Parivar strongly believe in it and nothing will deter us from upholding our resolve. Institution will not compromise with quality of education and educators. Undoubtedly, the strongest component of women empowerment is education and we commit ourselves to take this institution to great heights to provide opportunities to young women in developing their physical, mental, moral, aesthetical and spiritual personality. Our mission is high pedagogical standard of academic profile coupled with more emphasis on character building and higher values of life.
The College is also running one year Diploma in Fashion Designing class for regular college students in evening session (01: 00 pm to 4:00 pm) , for other girls who are not college students in the morning session ( 10:00 am to 01:00 pm)
Qualified staff of the college is also guiding the students for doing M.A. in English, Economics, Hindi, History and Pol. Science for the last four years. All the students in English/ Economics/ Hindi / History / Pol. Science M.A. scored more than 60% marks in all the semesters.
Lala Jagat Narain (31 May 1899 − 9 September 1981) was the founder of the Hind Samachar group.
Lala Jagat Narain, a Chopra Khatri and Congress Party leader, was born at Wazirabad, Gujranwala District (now in Pakistan) in 1899. He graduated from D.A.V. College, Lahore in 1919, and joined the Law College, Lahore. He left his studies in 1920at the call of Mahatma Gandhi to join the non-co-operation movement. He was sentenced in two and a half years imprisonment, in jail he acted as Lala Lajpat Rai’s Personal Secretary. In 1924 he became the editor of Bhai Parmanand’s Weekly Hindi Paper Akashvani.
He participated in all the Satyagraha movement and was in jail for about nine years on different occasions. His wife was in jail for six months. His eldest son, Ramesh Chandra, was arrested during the Quit India movement.
Narain was President of the Lahore City Congress Committee for seven years, leader of the Congress Party in the Lahore Corporation, a member of the Punjab Provincial Congress Committee for more than thirty years and member of the All-India Congress Committee for about 30 years.
Launch of Punjab Kesari
Narain had come to Jalandhar as a refugee from Lahore and started an Urdu daily, Hind Samachar in 1948. Urdu then was the language of the salaried urban men of Punjab, the people who could afford the time and money for a newspaper. But Urdu in independent India lacked government support. In the schools of Punjab, Punjabi and Hindi became the languages and Gurmukhi and Devanagari the scripts of instruction. In 1965, Jagat Narain founded Punjab Kesari, a Hindi daily.
Himothkasrsh Sahitya Sanskriti Avem Jan kalian Parishad ( Regd. ) Houna, a society registered Under societies Act 1860 vide Reg. No. 14/94 dated 01-09-1994 is the main promoter of the shiksha Samiti as mother NGO. The LIN Himothkarsh KMV Shiksha Samiti Regd was got registered as an independent society as per requirements of the govt. to run an education institution. Accordingly the shiksha samiti under the stewardship of its founder President Kanwar Hari Sing started functioning w.e.f. 12 October 1998.
About The College
The Girls College is located in village Kotla Khurd District Una ( HP-India ) On land provided by the govt. of Himachal Pradesh on 99 year lease basis. The land measuring 27 kanals was developed and Shiksha Samiti started construction of the building with its own financial resources raised through donations, the campus with the requisite infrastructure was ready and academic session started in 2004.
The present infrastructure available in the college Comprises of a big auditorium, library, science and computer laboratory, Administrative block, ( Prasident management, Principal & staff offices, 27 class Rooms including one for fashion designing hobby class ), lavatories two blocks on each floors separately for girls, staff and men. On each floors water coolers have been provided, separate office for central students association, common room, sports room and well furnished canteen