Karimpur Pannadevi College - KPC Nadia - KPC
Karimpur Pannadevi College was established on 4th August, 1968. The College emerged with the aim to cater higher education to the people of Karimpur and its vast locality, particularly the poor and middle class ones, who cannot afford to go far of places for learning. The establishment of the college was possible with the indomitable zeal of Dr. Nalinaksha Sanyal, an illustrious son of the soil and the donation made by Sri Durga Prasad Agarwala, and the college was name after his wife Pannadevi Agarwala. Patrons of education from all spheres of the society supported wholeheartedly towards foundation of the college, either by contribution of cash or donation of land. The college initially started functioning in Karimpur Jagannath high school in the morning shift and shifted to its own building in January, 1970. The college has now a three storied building measuring about 40,000 sq.ft., having a campus of about 7 acres. Presently the college offers education to about 4,000 students of Arts, Science and Commerce streams. Students come from different corners of West Bengal particularly from Nadia and Murshidabad districts. A notable feature of the college is its well furnished spacious Guest House and women hostel ready for the students. Aim of the Institution : The college aims at upliftment of the peoples of the locality, particularly the poor and middle classes, through spread of higher education leading to employment. Affiliation : Since Inception, the college was affiliated to the University of Calcutta and from 1999-2000 onwards the college is affiliated to the University of Kalyani at the under graduate level.