About The College:
Nestled among the lush greenery and vast paddy fields, Panigaon OPD College is dedicated to impart knowledge and skills among the young and bright minds of the vast area underTelahi and KamalabariaMouza. The institute was established in the year 1984 with the aim to cater to the needs of higher education of the socio-economically backward and inquisitive students of this area. The ruminations and discussions for establishing a college in the area had begun in the early 1980s. The first consensus upon this matter was taken in a meeting held on 10th October, 1982 in the premise of SolalGaon L. P. School.After two years, the earnest and resolute efforts of far-sighted and conscious masses resulted in establishment of this college. The first classes were held at Panigaon Higher Secondary School with 65 students from 14 September, 1984.
A renowned businessman and social worker Mr. Om PrakashDinodia generously contributed 1 lakh rupees at the beginning and constructed the permanent building at the expense of 4 lakhs rupees. Complying with the wishes of this munificent patron, the college was named after him. Since its inception, the college is thriving to provide its students quality education and skills with a bunch of resourceful and trained faculty in a suitable atmosphere.
The college is affiliated to Dibrugarh University. Currently, we offer courses in Higher Secondary Course in Arts under Assam Higher Secondary Education Council and B.A. (both Pass and Honours) in Assamese, Economics, Education, English, History, Philosophy, Political Science and Sociology. Moreover, A study centre of KKHSOU is situated in the college to help the desirous people to pursue higher education through open and distance learning. We offer skill based courses such as certificate in computer application and computer literacy programme. With the objective of economic welfare of the area, the college is thinking to re-introduced a one year certificate course in Handloom and Textiles under its Centre of Handloom and Textile Training from this year which was initially started in 2015.
Voice of the College:
OPDian, an annual magazine is published and managed by the students’ body to encourage the students to keep their creative and literary flow intact and alive. A yearly newsletter is also published by the college to keep track of the important information.
The college has a well-stocked library with Wi-Fi connectivity. It provides the students ample opportunity to seek for knowledge through self study. We also have book bank system for economically backward students. There are departmental libraries pertaining to the specific needs of the students.
The college provides hostel facilities for female students strictly on merit basis and as per the standing govt. rules of reservation. The college has a three storey RCC Girls’ Hostel with 60 seats. The admission and stay at the hostel are governed by the Panigaon OPD College Hostel Rules.
Aerobics and Yoga Centre:
The College provides the students with facilities of aerobics and yoga through its aerobics and yoga centre for their physical and mental well being. The interested students can join to be taught by experienced trainers.
The college has a well-equipped gymnasium in the campus. There are facilities for various exercises and work out to be utilized by the students.
The students are provided with indoor games facilities. The indoor stadium is one of the amenities provided by the college.
The college canteen is situated in the campus to provide the students, faculties and employees with refreshments and food within the campus. It is well-furnished and well-maintained.