Omkaranand Saraswati Government Degree College, Devprayag is situated below the Badrinath National Highway (NH-58) at a distance of 1.5 Km on the bank of river Alaknanda at Devpryag, which is among the five pryagas of Uttarakhand. The college is located at an altitude of about 580 meters above sea level at the the grassland named as “LaunKaSain”.
The foundation of OmkaranandSaraswati Government Degree College, Devprayagwas laid by the Devprayag College Management Committee as “Devprayag College” in 1984-85. The first session of the college commenced in the same year. Under the dynamic leadership and inspiration of Late Acharya Chakradhar Joshi Ji, the college was incepted with six subjects (Sanskrit, Hindi, English, Economics, History and Political Science) in the building constructed under the aegis of renowned Mumbai-based corporate Seth Naveen Chandra Mafatlal Group.
’’ज्ञान कौशल एवं नैपुण्य के सन्निवेश द्वारा छात्र/छात्राओं को शैक्षिक अधिकारित्व प्रदान करना तथा राष्ट्र के सर्वागीण उन्नयन मे पूर्ण सामर्थ्य-बोध जागृत करना है।’’