Tunga Mahavidyalaya was established in 1967. It is one of the oldest private aided colleges in Shivamogga District, Thirthahalli Taluk, Malenadu Region. It is established to cater to the needs of male and female students belonging to diverse socio-economic backgrounds and is designed for the moral, intellectual, spiritual and social, emotional and all-round development of its students. Located in the foothills of Anandgiri, it is a prestigious college situated beside the Tunga river.
The uniqueness of the college is that with its presence in a serene and scenic setting, it is one of the oldest and pioneering institutions in the highlands for imparting higher education to students from remote rural backgrounds. Majority of the students of the college have rural background and come from low income class. The percentage of girls among college students has also increased.
The college is committed to support this category of students through its various programs like mid day meal programme, student adoption and financial assistance to poor students. Its involvement in social and environmental issues is very evident and appreciated.
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