The idea of extending Higher Education to the students of the locality was conceived first by many conscious guardians of the locality in the early years of the 90’s. The prominent citizen of the locality like Shri Bahadur Behera, √Sri Hrushikesh Mishra, Sri Chandramani Mishra, Sri Jugalal Biswal and some other social thinkers had visualized to setup a college at Dunguripali. The then Hon’ble MLA √Sri Chitta Ranjan Mishra and the then Collector and District Magistrate of Bolangir S Kumar had come forward to materialize the dream.
Accordingly , Dunguripali College with Arts subject was inaugurated in 1984. The foundation stone of the college building was laid by √ Shri J B Patnaik . the then Hon’ble chief minister of Orissa . In 1986 the said building was inaugurated by √ Shri V Mishra the Hon’ble Member of Parliament (LS). Initially the college was functioning in M.E. School ,Dunguripali for two years. Later on in 1986 it began to work in its own building.
A governing body was constituted to manage the college. √ Shri Damodar Ratha the eminent freedom fighter had discharged his service as president and Shri Chandramani Mishra had served as secretary. In the second governing body √ Shri Damodar Ratha & √ Shri H K Mishra had served as president and secretary respectively. In the third governing body Dr. P C Sahoo and Sri C R Mishra were nominated as the president & the Secretary.
Many kind hearted and dedicated persons had donated land for the college building. They were Shri Karam Biswal, Shri Dhruba Biswal, Bahadur Biswal and √ Hrushikesh Mishra. They had donated nearly 7 acre of land to the college.
Farmers, fishermen, traders, employees and other citizens kindly came forward to contribute donations to the college. Besides , financial assistance was sought from people representative too.
Initially the +2 arts stream is opened in 1984. Besides MIL(O) ,English, as compulsory subjects, optional subject like political science, History, Economics, Sanskrit ,math were opened.
In 1989 the +3 wing was opened having Political science, History, Economics, Sanskrit , Education ,English and odia as subject. In 2003 honours in Education was opened . Further in 2006 honours in History and Political science were also opened with 16 seats each.
The college has a playground too. The land of the said playground is offered by the villagers of nearby Chingerkata village. The construction of a boundary wall is going on. Every year several sports events are usually organized. The college has a library with varieties of text and reference books . There is a collection of some priceless books in vernacular languages too.
This is the official Website of
Dunguripali College(Degree), Dunguripali,
District - Subarnapur.
Designed & Developed by Mr. Suresh Ku Meher, Rampur