|Welcome to Dinakrushna College, Jaleswar
In 1964 "North Balasore College" was established in the border of Odisha and West Bengal keeping in view of the growing population and their education upliftment. In 1968 this institution was renamed as 'Dinakrushna College' to commemorate Dinakrushna Das, the famous Oriya poet who lived in the vicinity of Jaleswar. From the initial Strength of 128, it has been marching forward step by step in the stepping stones of time and reached the new millennium.
Fortunes favours the brave. Time is changing. The age of new construction begins in the history of this institution. Now the premises include a large 12000 Sq. feet two storey building that facilitates a very big Library hall with more than 30,000 books, a Reading Room along with a Journal section, a sophisticated IGNOU study center, a Staff Common Room, an Administrative Block and all Science Laboratories. On the other side of this building are Class Rooms, Gymnasium, a well furnished Conference Hall, College Canteen, Co-Operative store & Post office. The two concrete girdled square sized beautiful gardens in front of this gorgeous administrative building enhance its sanctity and beauty. The green grove, water supply facilities, two well accommodated hostels for boys and girls on either side of college cater to the needs of the students. Its infrastructure is no doubt gives the touch of an Ideal Institute of this Locality.
The institution had been made a center for Private B.Ed. and Private M.A in English, Odia, Pol. Science, Public Administration, Economics, History & Sanskrit to fulfill the needs of the local students.
Just from an intermediate college it has matured to a Degree college having Honours teaching facility in English, Education, Economics, History, Political Science, Philosophy, Sanskrit, Odia, Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. From the session 2009-10 one new subject : Information technology has been introduced for +2 & +3 opened from the session 2013-14 which make this institution full fledged in all respects. The College provides computer education in collaboration with the Education Department, Government of Odisha through Joint Venture Computer Education Programme. It has N.S.S. Unites both for boys and girls, N.C.C. Wings for boys and girls of Degree Classes, Red Cross Society, Employees Co-operative Society and Consumer Club. The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has opened its IGNOU study center in 2006 for the Quality Education in Higher Studies. It has opened 5 master degree classes in Pol. Sc., History, Philosophy, Rural Development, English and Economics. The health alert Programme has been materialized successfully through its medical care unit.
Flanked on two sides by One Boys' Hostel and a Ladies' Hostel at a distance of 6kms from the town Jaleswar on the Jaleswar-Digha road the college enjoy an affiliated strength of about 1500 students. Buses playing between Balasore and Chandaneswar at regular intervals of half-an-hour to one hour carry the students to their destined places. Besides these there are 5 recognised messes where students manage themselves with active guidance and supervision of the teachers of the college.
From the inception the institution was under Utkal University till 1997-98 and then came under North Orissa University for a year in 1998-99. Now it is under Fakir Mohan university, Balasore. Its higher Secondary Education has been affiliated to the council of higher secondary education, Odisha since 1983-84. This is one of the oldest College of Odisha that has fulfilled the long cherished goals of students with its academic "life force", the only hallmark of this establishment. It looks forward to accelerating its progress, prosperity and glory with a little more enthusiastic support and good will of the people of this locality.
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