Late Pt. Harishankar Shukla was born and brought up at village - Agariya (Sagar) in well educated and cultured family. He was specialized in Sanskrit and Literature. he was indirectly participated in freedom fighting and inspired youths also to do so. He was awarded title "VYSAJI" because of his intelligence and various capabilities. For educational development he did lots of work and his youngest son Shri Raghavji Shukla ( Retd. S.D.O. Irrigation ) inspired /guided his son Shri Sushil Shukla and his friends to establish a best educational institute with desired environment looking to the shortage of good institutions in Raipur resulted the establishment of Pt. Harishankar shukla memorial college on 15th August 1995.
Pt. Harishankar Shukla Memorial College (established in August 1995) is run by " Pt. Harishankar Shukla Smriti Seva Samity". This Samity is has also started a school called Pt. Harishankar Shukla English Medium School" Dr. Mrs. Mamta Sharma is the Principal of College. Pt. Harishankar Shukla Smriti college has been recognized by NCTE on 16/12/1997 under order - WRC 7- 4/ 97/ 6022 = 60 seats and 12/05/03 for (60+40) seats under order - WRC /2 - 32/2003/2250 = 60 +40 = 100 seats.
Pt. Harishankar Shukla Memorial College aims to excel high in the noble field of education by providing excellent educational opportunities which are responsive to the needs of the community and help students to meet academic, economic, social, environmental challenges and to become active participants in shaping the world of the future.
" Vidya Dhanam Sarva Dhanam Pradhanam "- Which means to spread the holy concept of education as we believe that this is the main asset which prevails with a person throughout the life and it provide all the significant provisions to get to all the required services and enhancing the criteria of a successful life. Pt. Harishankar Shukla Memorial College provides a safe, friendly, accessible environment where all students and community members may optimize their academic, personal career, and cultural development.
As Pt. Harishankar Shukla Memorial College continues to advance as a dynamic center for life-long learning, we will:
I welcome you all. I wish to say few words about the institution. The motto of our institution is VIDYA DHANAM SARV DHANAM PRADHANAM. It means education is the most important asset of human being. If we do not accept it or neglect it then we are going to face many obstacles to progress in life. It may lie that the target which we want to achieve, we will not be able to get that. Therefore, you should remember this motto through out your life.
You are indeed blessed to find an opportunity to get education at one of the best colleges of CHHATTISGARH which has been nurtured and benefited by the people having divine and celestial vision. The college has the privilege of having a healthy, harmonious ambience and rich values which have played pivotal role in shaping the future of innumerable students. Our mission is to transform students into rational thinkers, competent workers, law abiding citizens and spiritually enlightened individuals. This is my firm belief that the rich values and traditions imbibed here would carry you to greater heights. It is a matter of pride that the college has been granted ‘B’ grade in NACC accreditation. With proud legacy of 23 years, the college has excelled in every field. Many students have registered their presence in the merit list of University and others have brought laurels in cultural activities in different areas. Students educated from the college have carved a niche for themselves in various fields at state and national levels. Dear students, in this era of cut throat competition, it is of paramount importance to be equipped with appropriate knowledge, habits, attitudes and values leading to development. Co-curricular and extra-curricular activities organised in various areas and by different societies facilitate the process of creative and critical thinking. They not only inculcate social and moral values, compassion for nature, pride for Indian culture and tradition and awareness for one’s rights and duties but also make students good human beings and confident leaders. I intently believe that you would develop versatile personality during your stay in this temple of learning. To be successful in life, have ambitions and define your goals clearly. Discipline and hard work is the key to success. Be regular in your classes and focus on your goals. I, on behalf of Pt. Harisahankar Shukla College family welcome all the students and wish you all the best for achieving greater success and scaling new heights in the coming session.