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Our Mission & Vision

Imparting education for enlightenment and enrichment of the rural masses.

Attaining quality through participation and neighbourhood relation building.

Our Institution

In the early sixties of the last century, the leading founder, a renowned Physician and a worthy son of the soil and a cluster of equally enterprising...

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From Principal's Desk

Puras-Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya is one of the traditional centre of higher learning in Howrah district, West Bengal, India. This was a time when there was no college within the 20 miles square area surrounding this college. Dr. Jitendra Nath Nandi, a renowned Physician – a worthy son of the soil, established this college on 29.09.1966 with a mission to provide the education up to level of graduation to students from economically backward families, specially to female students and students from backward and minority classes who could not send their wards to the cities. The college drew its name from the twin villages Puras and Kanpur as it was located at the junction of the two villages. It is a co-educational non-government grant-in-aid type degree college, under affiliation of the University of Calcutta and recognized by the University Grant Commission under 2f & 12B. The college has enrolled nearly one thousand students and for their teaching and...

Dr. Shambhu Nath Chakraborty
Principal
Puras-Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya

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Our Infrastructure

  • Campus area spread over 3.31 acres with built up area of 1558 sq.mt.
  • Campus ~23 classrooms; 1 smart classroom & 6 classrooms with Overhead projector installed ;Average classroom capacity ~ 60.
  • One Central Library(1,704 sq. ft.) accompanied by Seven Departmental libraries with internet facilities in the staff room.
  • Well maintained Staff canteen Where almost all the teaching staff have the delicious lunch.
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