A Brief History of the College
The history of growth and development of the college is an account of the ardent zeal and dedicated endeavour of the former rulers of Paralakhemundi for the spread of education in Orissa. This illustrious institution was founded in 1896 under the munificent patronage of the Raja of Paralakhemundi Shri Shri Shri Goura Chandra Gajapati Narayana Deo. Although the idea of the establishment began in 1894 Nangu Sreenivas Rao, the then Head Master of M.R.B.H. School was given the charge in the same year. In the same year it obtained affiliation as a second grade college from the Madras University. Due to the initiative and continued efforts by our foster father, Maharaja Sri Krushna Chandra Gajapati Narayana Deo the college was upgraded to the status of a first grade college in 1936.
Originally affiliated to the Madras University and then to the Andhra University, the college had the honour of being one of the first five affiliated colleges with which Utkal University started functioning in November 1943 On 2nd January , 1967 Berhampur University ...