Established in 1969, the National Service Scheme (NSS) unit in Utkal University organizes several activities with an aim to bring personality development of the students through Community Service.  With the active participation of students the unit strives to inculcate civic and social responsibility in the students.

The College Development Council of Utkal University, set up in late 1980s, is an important wing of the University with the statutory mandate for providing guidance and fostering better coordinationbetween the university and the Affiliated Colleges on the matters of development and academic governance.The University currently has more than 350 degree, 80 professional and 40 nursing colleges/institutions affiliated to it and imparting higher education in the faculty of humanities and social sciences, science and technology, commerce and management studies, pedagogical sciences, medical and paramedical Sciences. It has only one constituent college namelyUniversity Law College.

The CDC has been guided by statutory bodies namely College Development council and Affiliation Committee.

Dr. Braja Narayan Patra

National Services Scheme, Utkal University