All our efforts are vested to provide the students to enjoy freedom of intellectual inquiry, political debate and creative expression. Students are actively encouraged to develop a rational, scientific spirit free from superstitions as socially responsible, broad-minded individuals. Our college tries to foster friendship and understanding among students of different castes and creeds.
We strive to ensure that a student passing out of our college shall emerge as a complete human being and a responsible citizen.
- Established in 2000
- Affiliated to the University of Gour Banga
- Completely Eco-Friendly environment with a lot of open spaces and greenary
- The colleges has already got the glimpses of success in this small tenure.
- NCC & NSS wings have achieved Commendable appreciations in several national platforms.
- Several Social and Cultural programs are conducted in the college
- Several Honours & General Courses in Science & Arts Faculties
Dr. Meghnad Saha College started its journey in the year of 2k at Ranipur, the rural confines of Itahar in the district of Uttar Dinajpur with the solemn appeal of providing quality education at undergraduate level to local youths for enlightening them with academic knowledge as well as versatility of professional skills along with the ‘manifestation of perfection’ of human excellence and morality.
Ranipur is a growing village in Itahar block within the district of Uttar Dinajpur featured by its scenic un-rugged landscape touching the horizon, the prominent colours and odours being transformed with seasons, the fresco of zigzag roads curving through the canvas of green cropland, the cloy less wind waving upon the jute and paddy plants and after all the simple, industrious, gentle and helpful dwellers. It was not very long ago that the rural confines of Itahar could only dream of quality higher education.
The year 2000 may be marked as a milestone in the history of Itahar as the residents of Itahar witnessed the foundation of Dr. Meghnad Saha College, an institution that turned dreams into reality; however, this way of transforming the long nourished dream into a pleasant reality required a firm mind, a deep sense of belonging, a whole hearted effort and a strong social leadership ; and virtually the almighty enriches Dr. Srikumar Mukherjee (the then local MLA and MIC , Civil Defence, Govt. of West Bengal) with all those human qualities that results into the foundation of Dr. Meghnad Saha College, which gradually becomes the beacon light for the aspirants of higher education not only of the whole of Itahar but also the entire district and beyond.
Named after the venerable scientist Dr. Meghnad Saha, who overcame all barriers of poverty and the challenges of outrage of acute social disparity, the college remains a symbol of inspiration and adoration to the resourceful youth of the region towards moulding their lives with the hymns of discipline, devotion and perseverance having tuned with the melody of communal and religious harmony to reach the goal of becoming the responsible citizens for serving the nation. The college initially started functioning with general courses in the humanities stream under the affiliation of the University of North Bengal.
Within fifteen years of its origin the college has succeed to offer Honours Degree courses in twelve subjects in Science and Arts stream as well as B.A. and B.Sc. General Degree courses to more than three thousand students per academic session under the affiliation of the University of Gour Banga.
The college boasts of a state of the art multi-gymnasium, an enriched library, an well equipped computer laboratory, an audio-visual seminar hall, fully equipped laboratories of the Department of Geography, Physics and Chemistry, a soccer and basketball court, a sprint track, two separate hostels for boys and girls, a group of learned faculties and industrious staff members and after all an ambiance of truly sympathetic and enthusiastic local peoples.
The introduction of the National Service Scheme (NSS) and the National Cadet Corps (NCC) along with the curriculum further emphasize the role of college in promoting education through a strong attachment with the larger part of the ambient society and social livelihood.