The history of this college reflects the history of a rural area with urbanized growth, the history of socio- political life of the locations and history of delivering education to common man. It shares how teaching even at present day is not a profession but a mission. The U.N. Autonomous College of Sc. and Tech. At Prachijnanapitha, Po. Adaspur in the Cuttack district was at bay and uncertainly, when a generous man named Sri Udayanath Sahoo of the Adaspur locality made a humble, yet noble financial contribution that brought it ashore but it has not looked back since then. Named after him as Udayanath College of Science and Technology, at the outset launched Higher Secondary level of education in Arts, Science and commerce in 1987. The foundation stone of the college was laid on 3rd December 1987 as the temple of learning. This college seated on a stretch of 10 acres of compact land in the ADASPUR locality on the belt of Prachi river close of Kenduli, the birth place of renowned classical poet JAYADEV.
The college is a brain child of the people of this localities under the dynamic vision of Sri Trilochan Kanungo, Founder president, Veteran Economist and a parliamentarian. He has always the clear vision of attaining commanding height in Education based on holistic approach towards it. Though the college was started initially in 1986 in high school campus of Adaspur, the beginning of real growth started in 1987. In 1987 when this college was set up, there was no educational institutions for higher education, parents aspiring for their children’s higher education were discontented. By the sincere endeavors of some enthusiastic persons of the area, the long cherished dream of people of this area was fulfilled. Our founder President Sj. Trilochan Kanungo played an active role in giving a real shape to the concept of college in Adaspur, Sri Hansanath Sahoo, Founder Secretary Governing Body,Dr. Brushaketu Mohnaty, Sri Bipin Patra, Sri Binod Rautray, Sri Panchanan Kanungo, Sri Raghunath Sahoo, Sri Madhusudan Mohapatra and many others worked hard for the growth of the college. The establishment of U.N. College of SC and Tech. Adaspur has not only added new dimension to the aspirations of the people of the area but it has also facilitate the spread of education to every corner of the state of Orissa. It imparts a high standard of teaching to its pupils. Academic excellence is the motto of a galaxy of highly qualified and experienced teachers of the college.
To fulfill the growing demands of the people, under graduate classes were opened in Arts in 1991, science in 1992 and commerce in 1993. Honours teaching facilities were introduced in Economics Political Science, History and Oriya in 1996, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany and Zoology in 1998, Accounting & Management in 2002, English and Education in 2003 and Psychology and Sanskrit in 2004. The institution has expanded in all possible directions providing teaching facilities in Arts, Commerce, Science and Information technology. At present the college provides honours teaching in 15 subjects, and enjoy a unique position in the education history of the Orissa.
To spread the light of knowledge through academic skills, social skills, co- curricular activities and aesthetic sense in the student
Contact PersonProf. Daityari Singh
AddressPRACHI JNANAPITHA, ADASPUR, CUTTACK –754011, ORISSA
Cuttack, Orissa, India
Contact Phone Numbers0671-2805409
Nearest AirportBhubaneswar Airport
Nearest RailwayCUTTACK Railway Station