BEING ONE OF THE OLDEST ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS OF THE NORTH 24 PARGANAS DISTRICT OF WEST BENGAL, MRINALINI DATTA MAHAVIDYAPITH PLAYS A NOTICEABLE ROLE IN DISSEMINATING HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE UTTAR DUM DUM LOCALITY.
Of the college is enshrined in its emblem which upholds the values of 'Knowledge', 'Perseverance' and 'Empowerment'. The college focuses, gathers and imparts knowledge amongst its students with deep perseverance which finally empower them while making them responsible citizens of our country and the global community. The college firmly believes in Cardinal Newman's central idea: "Knowledge is, not merely a means to something beyond it", it is an "end sufficient to rest in and to pursue for its own sake" (The Idea of a University).
Therefore, is to educate the young generation keeping in mind both the utilitarian scope of education and to ensure, at the same time, a holistic development of the mind and soul through proper assimilation of knowledge. The prime objective of the institution is to enlighten the first generation learners and offer them a firm foothold in the society whereby they get an opportunity to place themselves as eligible competitors in the arena of merging national and global challenges. In this pursuit of knowledge our biggest treasure is the value of perseverance, our indomitable desire to strive for betterment. It is only when young minds are broadened by the true light of knowledge, that they can break the narrow barriers of social prejudice and feels truly empowered.