About Us

Dr. Bhupendra Nath Dutta Smriti Mahavidyalaya is an rural College established in 1996 and is associated with the name of Dr. Bhupendra Nath Dutta, the younger borther of the celebrated Swami Vivekananda and a pioneering persinality of the glorious Bengal Renaissance. Dr. Dutta's involvement with Hatgobindapur and its surrounding areas went back to pre-indepandence days when he was involved to bring about the much needed socio-economic development of this rural area. To commemorate his work and contribution, a decision had been taken in a mass meeting in 1983 to establish a general degree college in the name of Dr. Bhupendra Nath Dutta and there-after Dr. Bhupendra Nath Dutta Smriti Mahavidyalaya was established in 1996, as a State Govt. Aided College affiliated to The University of Burdwan.

 

In the decade of 1930 during the freedom movement of the country, a new Socio-educational movement was also started along with progressive peasant movement in the district of Burdwan. Hatgobindapur is a traditional rural area of the said movement of Burdwan District. Dr. Jnananjan Guha Neogi took the initiative to organize famous ‘Lantern Lectures’ to popularize Socio-educational movement along with Dr. Bhupendra Nath Dutta by establishing Liabrary, Literacy Centre etc.

The local people of the area took the initiative to establish a centre of higher learning after the name of Dr. Bhupendra Nath Dutta to commemorate his endevours for the cause of development of this locality. Late Dr. Ram Narayan Dutta, a leading medical practitioner, Sri Ganesh Choudhury, a dedicated social worker of the village Hatgobindapur and many other personalities took this decision through a mass convention in 1982. Infact Sri Ganesh Choudhury is the main architect of the college. He has extende and still extends his whole hearted co-operation for the cause of development of the College.

Later on a confirmed decision was taken in a meeting held on 21-08-1995 with Dr. Ram Narayan Dutta on the chair. An organizing managing committee was constituted and a final proposal was sent to the Government of West Bengal and the University of Burdwan for approval of the College.

Location & Communication

Dr. Bhupendra Nath Dutta Smriti Mahavidyalaya is situated at Hatgobindapur proper which is 14 kilometers away from Burdwan town, linked by Burdwan Kalna road. It prossesses various road linkages within the radius of 20 Kilometers with the important villages, Saktigarh Railway station is only 6 kms. away from the College. All sorts of agrucultural marketing and shopping facilities are available at the place and Hatgobindapur is famous for its 'Hat' in Thursday and Monday of every week. Frequent local bus services, long route bus service linking the South and North Bengal districts and sub divisional Head Quartera are also available with an important stoppage at this point.