With the given situation that the district of Jajpur Comprised of tribal and rural poor who continued to suffer in the grip of poverty and illiteracy without a ray of hope for higher education, Mahapurusa Hadi Das Mahavidyalaya, was established at Chhatia in 1978 by a few luminaries of the locality who with their humanitarian efforts aspired to help them escape their narrow sense of vision and help them withness the wider avenues of life that Higher Education can open for them.The Major financial contribution for this noble cause was made by Sri Rama Chandra Das, the successor of Hadi Das.It will be right to mention that the college has grown up with the generous support of the people of the locality in general and the kind help of the personnel like Mr. Sitakant Mohapatra, the then M.L.A. of Barachana, Mr. Rashbihari Behera, the then minister of Harijan and Tribal welfare and Mr. Biju Pattnaik, the then C.M. of Odisha in particular who by means of sanctioning grams to the college under different heads, have fabulously contributed to the growth and maintenance of the college. He also provide more than 8 acres of Govt. land to the institution. Apart from them many others have contributed generously for the development of the college.