The Waikhom Mani Girls’ College located at Thoubal Okram, Thoubal District, Manipur, 22 km away from Imphal city, was established on 20th November 1980 with great enthusiasm by the local people, educationist and social workers for promotion of female higher education where the women literacy rate is very low in comparison to those of urban areas. At the time of establishment the college was named “Thoubal Girls’ College”. On 9th February 1981, the foundation stone of the college was laid down at the present campus of Thoubal Okram village, beside the Indo Myanmar road “NH 39”. Waikhom Ahanba Singh, donated Rs. 1,00,000/- for construction of four classrooms and the College was rechristened to Waikhom Mani Girls’ College in honour of his father Waikhom Mani Singh, Ex-Deputy Minister, Education, Government of Manipur (1965).
The Waikhom Mani Girls’ College is the only girls’ College in Thoubal District that promotes women higher education in rural areas from 10+2 to degree levels. 10+2 level is looked after by a senior most teacher and affiliated to Council of Higher Secondary Education, Manipur and under graduate level is permanently affiliated to Manipur University on 10th October 1997. The College is included under section 2(f) and 12B of the UGC Act 1956 on April 1998.
The College set up two units of National Service Scheme (NSS) unit I and unit II. The 65th Manipur girls’ cadet corps (NCC) unit was set up at the College in 1986.
The Institute is manage by a governing body of six members of these Chairman is the donor’s nominee, the Principal act as the Secretary, two teachers representatives nominated by the Teachers’ Association and two University nominees are members.