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Our college was named after Rama Devi during her life time as an humble tribute to the values and sacrifices she stood for.
Rama Devi Choudhury, adoringly called Maa (Mother) by the people of Orissa, was a celebrated freedom fighter and a social reformer. Born on the 3rd December, 1899 at Cuttack, she inherited a great legacy as the daughter of Gopal Ballav Das and the niece of Utkal Gaurab Madhusudan Das. At the tender age of 15, she married Gopabandhu Choudhury, then a Deputy Collector and later a freedom fighter.

Brief History of the College

rd-collegeRama Devi Women's College, one of the premier women's institution of Orissa, started functioning as Government Women's College from the year 1964 in a small building of the Labour Department, Government of Orissa. The College was shifted to the Old School Building of Unit-1 in 1966 and finally to the present campus of about 28 acres on 1st January, 1969.