Monteswar is a large populous Village having semi - urban facilities like Police Station, Block Development Office, Banks, Telephone Exchange, Boys' and Girls' H.S. Schools, Hospital, Sub-Registery Office, Sub-Post Office etc. in Kalna Sub-Division in the district of Burdwan. Mr. Kala Chand Roy (Son of Late Dr. Gour Mohan Roy, a famous Dr. in Barabazar, Kolkata), a philanthropic native of Monteswar and a benevolent businessman in Kolkata came forward with his donation of Land, Building, Furniture, and Money to turn the dream of the education-lovers of the locality for setting up a college at Monteswar into reality. The College known as ' Dr. Gour Mohan Roy College' got its start in 1986 vide G.O. No.- 1971-Edn(CS) dt. 28.11.1986 and was affiliated to the Burdwan University in 1989 and was enlisted under 2(f) Act of the UGC in 1994. Read More..