The Athmallik College is functioning as the Nodal College of all peripheral colleges for Self-Defense Training for girl students since 2013 a initiative of Government of Odisha under the State Youth Policy. 156 girl students have been enrolled in the current academic session divided into into groups each having 30 students. They have undergone 12 days of intense training of 1 hour every day under the 2 Master Trainers trained under the Youth and Sports Department of the State Government of Odisha. About 900 students have been trained over the last six years since its inception
• To empower girl students.
• To instill self-confidence and physical skill.
• To enable the girl students to defend themselves against assault.
• To develop a vibrant youth force in the state.