Kamla Nehru Mahavidyalaya, Korba is the first college of its own kind to provide higher education to the students of the tribal belt-Korba. Being the first institution in this region, over these year thousands of students have been provided with good quality higher education and we prepare them to live and work in global setting and face the challenges of life. Majority of our pass outs hold prestigious positions in government and non-government institutions. The college situated in a 2.3 acres site on the bank of the river Hasdeo. Established in 1971. it was affiliated to Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur. With the establishment of Guru Ghasidas University in the year 1984, the college got affiliated to this university. The college started its journey with 250-students of arts faculty (U.G), comprising of six subjects (English, Hindi Geography, Political Science, Sociology and Economics) and it was registered under 2f in the year 1972. It is a Grant-in-aid college.
In the development process of our college, P. G. Classes were started under the self-financing scheme-in Hindi and Economics in the year 1983 and Geography in the year 1989. As per the need of the day, commerce and science faculty were also started in 1992 and 1999 respectively. The teachers are shouldering greater responsibility to impart quality education to the students and the results are excellent.
The college has a very good library, which has holdings of over 27847 books. This is a recognized research center for PhD students in Hindi.