Shah Goverdhan Lal Kabra, the founding father of the College, belonged to a renowned family of Kuchaman City of Marwar.The title of "SHAH" was bestowed upon him by the erstwhile Jodhpur State for his outstanding services in various fields of life. He was well known as Shahji amongst all who knew him.
Throughout his life he radiated excellence and brilliance in almost all the fields. His knowledge in various disciplines brought for him the highest appreciation. His contribution in the uplift of the society and his devotion and service to Jodhpur in particular and Rajasthan in general have been remarkable.
Music had been his passion. He himself was a qualified musician and the honour of being the first Chairman of Rajasthan Sangeet Academy goes to him. In the recognition of his keen interest in music and art he was bestowed upon the title of 'Rasikvar' by Lt. Dr. Sampurna Nand, the then Governor of Rajasthan.
In 1939 he established Chamber of Commerce in Jodhpur and remained its President for 20 Years. In 1940 he was nominated Member of Public Service Commission, Jodhpur.
In the commemoration of his cherished memories the Rashtriya Kala Mandir, Jodhpur organizes 'Rasikvar Sangeet Sammelan' every year since the time he left for his heavenly abode.