Shri. Dr. R. G. Rathod Arts & Science College, Murtizapur, Dist. Akola was established in 2001 by Shri Govindsing Rathod Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, Dahatonda, under the able guidance of a great idealistic personality, Late. Dr. Ramsing Govindsing Rathod, then a well-known Doctor of Murtizapur city and founder president of the parent society.
Considering, the then scenario of education in the area, our college was established with Arts (humanities) and science (science and technology) faculties. In 2010, the government of Maharashtra gave full grants to all UG courses under the faculty of science and technology, while the subjects under the humanities faculty are all self-financed.
Currently, the college is providing education at the undergraduate level in 11 subjects from the Humanities faculty and six subjects from the Science and Technology faculty, along with postgraduate programmes in three subjects (Zoology, Chemistry, and Mathematics) and Ph.D. programmes in six subjects (Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and Library and Information Science).
The college has experienced and enthusiastic staff; in total, 27 qualified full-time teaching faculty members are working in the college, of which 10 are recognised as Ph.D. supervisors. The college has a beautiful, eco-friendly campus. The college has all the basic infrastructural facilities, including laboratories and ICT facilities. It has a well-developed computer centre and central library with a spacious reading room for students. The college also has a well-developed botanical garden with significant medicinal and ornamental plants. A huge playground and facilities for various outdoor and indoor games and sports are another uniqueness of the college.
Since its establishment, the advancement of our college has been endlessly growing and serving the community. Since its beginning, the college has been committed to quality education. In its 1st NAAC assessment in 2014-15, the college scored a "B" grade with a CGPA of 2.63 and is marching ahead under the leadership of our President, Hon. Smt. Damyantitai Rathod, Secretary, Hon. Dr. Anil R. Rathod, and Principal, Dr. A. P. Charjan.