Government Women's College, Bhubaneswar was established in the year 1964 in a small building of the Labor Department of Govt of Orissa and was affiliated to Utkal University.The College was shifted to the Old School Building of Unit-1 in 1966 and finally to the campus of 28 acres near Rupali Square, Bhubaneswar (present University campus) on 1st January 1969. In the year 1969,.Vide G.O. No. 3131/dated 08.02.69 from the Govt of Orissa, the Education Department to the Director of Public Instruction (D.P.I,H.E.),Orissa the name of the College was changed to Rama Devi Women's College,Bhubaneswar. The Syndicate of Utkal University as per Resolution in its meeting held on 07.03.69 has recorded the decision of the Government of Orissa in regard to the change of name of Government Women's College, Bhubaneswar to Rama Devi Women's College,Bhubaneswar.This was communicated to the Secretary to Govt of Orissa ,Dept of Education and Youth Services Bhubaneswar by the Assistant Registrar(Admn.)Utkal University vide letter No.-69878 dated 20th March 1969.