When literacy was at its lowest ebb, primary education was in doldrums, secondary education was suffering from malnutrition, Tulasi Women's College was born on the auspicious day 10th August 1979 under the active patronage of some pioneering freedom fighters of Kendrapara. It was a fight for freedom from women illiteracy, social taboos and patriarchal domination. The college was christened "Tulasi Women's College" after Goddess Tulasi, the bride of the presiding deity of Kendrapara Lord Sri Baladevjew. Higher education in the 70's in the state Odisha was in complete disarray. Institution of higher education were just below 100 compared to the present strength of 1200. The planners and policy makers of higher education lacked the vision to access the growing demands for higher education. Thanks to the efforts of some generous and education loving people of the state for their unstinted contribution to the establishment of a good many colleges, mostly in the rural and inaccessible areas of the state. The concept of a college for women was the brain cRead More
The Mission of Tulasi Women's College is as follows
1. To educate the women to be employable and economically self sufficient, socially responsible, politically conscious and vigilant, psychologically sound, morally confident, physically fit and spiritually enlightened.
2. To inspire them to take up new responsibilities face the changing global challenges and competitions and scale new heights.
3. Disseminating knowledge to the illiterate, less knowledgeable sections of the society in order to bring them to the national mainstream.
4. To facilitate easy access to learning opportunities and the rapidly changing world of knowledge and information technology.
5. Spreading the message of communal harmony and fostering sprit of universal brotherhood, i.e Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam
6. To strengthen peaceful co-existence.
7. To create and sustain an educational environment in the educationally disadvantaged and deprived areas.
8. Liberating women from the shackles of the patriarchy and religious prohibitions and empowering them to be on par with their male counterparts.
9. Honouring and preserving the spirit of democracy.
10. Building up a progressive and prosperous society through educated mothers.
11. To inculcate a scientific and innovative temper in the students to make India a global power and lead the rest of the world, thus realizing the dream of our great ancestors.
12. To live locally and think globally.
Words from Principal
As Principal, I would like to welcome you to Tulasi Women’s College- the first Women’s College in Kendrapra District. I pray before Lord Baladevjew for Academic and Non-Academic Excellence of the college for the years to come. I wish the college would fulfill all its endeavors of educating women to be economically self sufficient, socially responsible, politically conscious and vigilant, psychologically sound, morally confident, physically fit and spiritually enlightened.