G.G.D.S.D. College is an institution known for providing quality education to the poor and needy students of
kandi area. The college was established in 1945 at Lyallpur (now in Pakistan) and shifted after partition to
Hariana in 1949 by Tyagmurti Goswami Ganesh Dutt ji Maharaj with an aim to provide education to socially,
economically and educationally backward people of this kandi area who had no access to higher education at
that time. Students had to travel long distances to get higher education and the means of transport were
few. The college proved to be a blessing to all such people who aspired to get higher education. The college
has maintained its rich heritage by imparting quality education without any compromise in quality. Since its
inception, it has been a premier source of spreading knowledge by ensuring that learning leads to eternal
glory. It has provided an access to higher education to the people of kandi area through personalized
teaching, considering every student as important and unique. The aim of the management has been to develop
the institution in every aspect, so that ultimately it contributes to all-around development of the students
in terms of spiritual, intellectual, moral, physical, aesthetic, power, paradigm of oneness with attitude of
integrity, hard work, honesty, fairness and tolerance, so that they can give their best to the society and
The college also encourages the teachers to develop professionally and academically as that will enhance the quality of teaching. The teachers who have not acquired the Doctorate degree are encouraged to get enrolled in their respective or allied subjects. The college had also started a research centre in Punjabi duly approved by Panjab University Chandigarh for Ph.D. Four teachers of the college are approved research guides of Panjab University and are supervising research of students in their respective fields. The college encourages teachers to publish papers in quality research journals and books. Financial help is given to the teachers to attend International/National/State level seminars and workshops.
The college has adopted four villages (Dholbaha, Janauri, Dandoh and Tappa) of kandi area for social work and extension activities. The college organizes various free medical camps in these villages from time to time to help the poor and needy people of these villages. The residents of these villages get medicines from the college dispensary at nominal rates.