Gangadhar Meher was a renowned Oriya poet, who was fondly called Swabhab Kavi and often referred to as literary Midas who changed every piece of word to wonderful work. He was poor in wealth and education, yet rich in his literary works and contributions. His words were noted for its simplicity and innocence.
H.E. Dr. S. C. Jamir, Chancellor, GMU, Sambalpur The university websites speak clearly, even to yet-to-students, and make it easy for everyone to find what they seek.
Prof. Atanu Kumar Pati, Vice Chancellor, GMU, Sambalpur The 30th May, 2015 was a red-letter day in the history of the Gangadhar Meher University (GMU). It is on this day, one of the oldest and the largest colleges of India. Read more »
Established in 1944 as Sambalpur College, the name of the institution was changed to Gangadhar Meher College in 1949 after the name of the illustrious Oriya poet. It is situated in a tribal dominated part of Orissa and strives hard for excellence in its way to fulfill its goal and mission since then.