Lingasugur or Lingasugur Chavani, a small town of rural image, has a great history of its identity. It was a capital of Raja Billama according the inscription of Kardakal 400. Then it was district place during Nizam rule. After Independence Lingasugur came into being a Taluka and revenue sub-division under the Raichur District.
Prof. V. Ashok, MA
The real strength and spirit behind the incorporation of the society is Sri Basavaraj Patil Anwari, Honorable Ex- Central and State Minister and honorable Ex-MLA of Sindhanoor Sri, Hampanagouda Badarli realizing the importance of Higher education, the society felt the need of establishing Higher Educational institutions. As a result Valaballary Channabasaveshwar Arts and Commerce college was established in 1984.
V. C. B. Education society’s Arts and commerce college, a premier educational institution, has been permanently affiliated to Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, is recognized by U.G.C under 2(f) and 12(b) and has been accredited by NAAC with “B” grade in 2005. This is a co-education college with multi-faculties in B.A & B.Com courses.
The college is located on Raichur Gulbarga By-Pass road with its own campus of 8 acers, 13 guntas. It is well-equipped with a large building containing well-ventilated and well-furnished class rooms with audio visual aids, a seminar hall, a library with more than 17000 books and a number of magazines. It has a greenery garden, spacious playground, women’s hostel, college canteen.
Being the oldest college of Lingasugur town it has produced many eminent personalities and has possessed a heavy strength of students. It has most experienced and qualified faculty to impart a valuable knowledge. Among the faculty two are Ph. D holders and 8 are M. Phil holders.
The principal of the college is a senior faculty of Hindi. He is a amiable person who acts unbiased in his dealings. He takes co-operation and co-ordination of all the staff in the administration. He is trying his best to develop the college in his own way.