Lady Shri Ram College for Women
(LSR), is a constituent college of the University of Delhi
. It is recognized as one of the premier women's institutions for liberal arts education in India
History and evolution
Established in 1956 in New Delhi
by the late Lala Shri Ram
in memory of his wife, Phoolan Devi (Lady Shri Ram), the college had its modest beginnings in a school building in Daryaganj
, Central Delhi with 243 students, 9 faculty, 4 support staff and 3 distinct courses of study. The aim of the institution was to provide access to higher education of quality to women.
Today, the college, located in a campus in Lajpat Nagar
in South Delhi
, has approximately 2000 students, over 150 faculty, administrative and support staff and 16 courses of study. a students' cafeteria and a counselling and placement cell. Sports training facilities for lawn tennis, basketball, shooting, volleyball, chess, table tennis and martial arts are also available. For out-of-town students, the LSR campus houses a residence for 300 women students with an in-house library and dispensary.
Guided by a Board of Governors, drawn from the fields of industry, law,... Read More