Rani Parvati Devi College of Arts & Commerce, Belagavi is one of the educational Institution run by South Konkan Education Society [SKE Society as it is commonly known] is a premier organization running a full range of educational institutions in Belagavi. rani_parvati_deviThe Society was formed in 1944 at Sawantwadi by a group of individuals from Konkan region who believed in education as the only means of development of the individulas and the Society. Rani Parvati Devi College [Named after its first patron the late Rajamata of Sawantwadi]. SKE Society’s first educational institution was established in 1945. Initially the College offered instruction in Arts and Science stream.
Library: R.P.D. College Library is one of the oldest libraries with rich collection of books capable of meeting the changing needs & demands of present and future. It was established along with the inception of the collage in 1945.The College libraries are heart of college educational system and foundation of the higher educational system.College libraries it play a very vital role in making young students library minded & torch bearers of the society.Regular college library users become good researchers, intellectuals & cream of the society.A well housed and well managed library is the foundation modern of educational structure. To keep pace with the ever expanding field of knowledge the library is being updated from time to time.
Gymkhana and Sports Facility: The college gymkhana includes the following: class representatives, secretaries for the various games, the cultural department, the college magazine,the ladies representative and the general secretary. The college gymkhana conducts games, sports and cultural programmers in conformity with the university rules/instructions.SKE Society’s ‘sports Academy’ was launched on 29th September 2013 with the intention of promoting sports and games.The Academy, apart from providing intensive coaching in Athletics, football, volleyball, hockey, cricket, basket ball, also organizes tournaments and competitions.
Canteen Facility: A canteen facility is provided in the campus for the convenience of students and staff. The canteen serves hygienically prepared eatables and refreshments. Beverages like tea, coffee and cold drinks are available. The canteen is open between 7-30 a.m. to 5-30 p.m. on all working days. Like the rest of the campus, the canteen is also a “No Smoking “zone.
Hostel Facilities Available: The campus houses hostel for boys and girls separately which caters to accommodate needs of the students seeking admission from outside the city. There is also provision for rest rooms and reading room made in hostel. The hostel warden, who is the resident in the campus, supervises the hostel.Hostel fees towards maintenance and sanitation have to be paid when admission to hostels is granted. Hostel fees are not refundable. Hostel rules have to be followed by all hostel residents. Breach of hostel rules can lead to penal action/expulsion from the hostel.