Bolangir:31/12/19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced Rs 50 crore package for development work of Rajendra College in Bolangir district.
The Chief Minister announced this during the platinum celebration of the College here today.
As per sources, the fund will be utilised for the construction of science park, auditorium and other development works of the college.
Rajendra College was upgraded to a degree college in July 1946 by offering B.A. (pass) class. It became a full-fledged degree college after the affiliation of Commerce Faculty (B.Com. class) in 1964-65 and Science faculty (B.Sc. class) in 1965-66.
From 1978-79 it started offering postgraduate courses in Arts, Science, and Commerce. From 1967 to 2002 the college was under Sambalpur University.
It was upgraded by the Government of Odisha to a university. Now it is called Rajendra Narayan University.