The extreme north coastal area of the state Srikakulam, the district located enjoys the status of being the Crown of Andhra Pradesh topographically. The meandering river Nagavali flows tantalizingly through the town of Srikakulam. On the northern bank of the river, Nagavali stands a palatial building with a hoary past, housing the Govt. Degree College for Men. The magnificent multi pillared edifices symbolize the magnitude of the dreams, hopes, aspirations and also the earning and the awakening of the people of this region over the last 50 years for a meaningful and purposeful higher education and its fulfilment.