Government First Grade College for Women (GFGWC), Balmatta joined hands with St Agnes College (Autonomous) and Inner Wheel Club of Mangalore North in organising an Inter-collegiate English Literary Fest for undergraduate students of Government Colleges. This is the third time that such an event has been organised by GFGWC to encourage Government College students to put to test their language and literary skill in English.

Dr Jagadisha Bala, the Principal of GFGWC, Balmatta presided over the programme. Dr Malini Hebbar, Associate Professor of English, St Agnes College was the inaugurator and Mrs Asha Nayak, President, Inner Wheel Club of Mangalore North was the Guest of Honour.

Mrs Deepika Suvarna, Associate Professor of English of GFGWC was the Programme Coordinator and Ms Vasudha of GFGWC was the Student Secretary.

Nine colleges participated in the event and the Champions Trophy was bagged by GFGC, Uppinangady. MPMGFGC, Karkala was adjudged the Most Vibrant Team.