Govt. Degree College Mandi was established during the current academic session 2019-20 by Higher Education Department. It will initially start functioning in the building of Old Block Development Office, Rajpura Mandi with Arts Stream during the current academic session 2019-20. Higher Education Department has accorded sanction for the introduction of subjects namely General English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Arabic, Persian, Sanskrit, Dogri, Kashmiri, Computer Applications, Mathematics, Statistics, Geography, History, Economics, Sociology, Commerce, Political Science, Education & EVS vide Govt. order No:. 293 HE of 2019 Dated: 28-05-2019. The charge of Principal GDC Mandi has been assigned to Principal GDC Poonch vide Govt. Order No: 299-HE of 2019 Dated: 03-06-2019 for the smooth functioning of college.
Location of the College
The land measuring 52 kanals and 10 marlas has been acquired at Azamabad in favour of Higher Education Department for the establishment of Govt. Degree College Mandi. It is located at a distance of just 4 kms. away from the Main Bus Stand, Mandi. The college shall start functioning in the building of Old Block Development Office Rajpura Mandi. Mandi is situated at the foothills of the high mountains of Pir Panjal region which adds to its beauty. Mandi valley is picturesque and next to Kashmir valley in its natural beauty. It has many tourist spots such as Loran valley, Nandi Chul, etc. There are various holy places in the area which are still unexplored such as Budha Amarnath Temple, Mandi, Ziyrat Syed Ali Shah Rizvi (RA) Mandi, Ziyrat Sain Elahi Baksh (RA), Loran.
Mandi is a small village in a narrow valley enclosed by steep and grassy hills of no great elevation, situated near the confluence of two streams namely Gagri and Pulsta. It is about 20 kms from Poonch town. Mandi Block is bounded by Surankote Block towards South, Poonch block towards west, Tangmarg towards North. Poonch city, Rajouri city, are the nearby city of Mandi. It is in the 1580 m elevation (altitude).