Government College for Women, Chintamani, was originally a co-ed college established by the Chintamnai Town Minicipal Council in the year 1965. It was the first college in the state of Karnataka established by a Municipality. The college was taken over by the Govt. of Karnataka on 13-10-1986 and assumed the name of ‘Government First Grade College’. The co-ed govt. college was bifurcated into Govt. College for Women and Govt. College for Boys during 1999-2000.
Canteen : Provides wholesome food to the students at subsidized rates.
'SAHAKARI' - Mid-day Meal Program :
Funded and supported by the college faculty enables over 100 students who come from BPL families to have free mid-day meals.
C. V. Raman scholarship
Jayammanni Venugopal memorial scholarship
Sanchi Honnamma scholarship
SAHAKARI - Mid-day meal program for the poor