Government Degree College Ronhat was established by Himachal Pradesh Government as a multi faculty, co-educational institute in September, 2017. Ronhat a Sub Tehsil Headquarter under Sub Division Shillai in District Sirmaur is situated on State Highway Paonta Sahib –Shillai -Chopal. The town is situated on the bank of Bhangal Khad near the Tons (Meenus) River and a distance of 28 km from both Shillai and Haripurdhar and it is 145 km from the district headquarter Nahan. The college is temporarily housed in the old building of Gram Panchayat, Rast. Ronhat, a far flung rural area in Trans -Giri region of Sirmaur District of HP, is adjacent to the Jonsar -Bawar area of Uttrakhand which has been recognized as Schedule Tribe by Government of India. It is surrounded by the sky touching mountains and lush green meadows and fields. The people of this region are full of honesty, simplicity, integrity, moral values and sweat in fields to eke out their living. They exhibit a warm and friendly nature. It has very well preserved its customs and traditions handed down by its predecessors. An endless successions of culturally rich fair and festivals like Bishu, Haryality and Budhi Diwali etc. held in this region. The college for this area was announced by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Sh. Virbhadra Singh in September, 2017 in a public meeting at Ronhat. Accordingly, Government of Himachal Pradesh issued a Notification No. EDN-A-Ka(1)-5/2012 on 12th September, 2017 and the classes (Arts & Commerce stream) under the new system of education i.e. RUSA (CBCS) started from 19thSeptember, 2017. Presently the college is running in an old building of Gram Panchayat Ronhat with strength of 52 students. The Education Department has acquired 35 Bigha of land near Thapari gifted by the residents of Rast Panchayat where construction of the college building is yet to be started. The Government of Himachal Pradesh has announced an amount of Rs 2 crore for the construction of the college building.