Geography

Geography Department

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H.O.D.
Prof. Dr. P. S. Raut

History of Department

The department was founded in the year 1971 and has completed 42 year. It has produced 881 graduates who are doing well in all walks of life of our country.

Our Scholars, Miss Pragati Sambhaji Magdum and Mr. Kirtikumar Bhagwan Dhas, University Rankers in Shivaji University Examination March/April 2011.

The department is well equipped with various teaching aids like OHP, Slide Projector, GPS, Mirror and Pocket Stereoscopes, Weather and Survey Instruments, Maps, Charts, Models, LCD Projector, Astronomical Telescope etc.

Geography being a subject from the faculty of science, is always a popular a choice of student from B.Sc.I. Geography was introduced as the optional subjects for the student level, since June 1977.

One day workshop on ‘Revised Syllabus’ for B.A. I & B.Sc, I on 2nd Nov. 2004.

Book Published, Dr. P. S. Raut, ‘Geography for Std. XI, Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Pune, June 2005.

The COC – in Tourism started since June 2004. (UGC Sponsored)

Teaching Faculty

SR. NO Name of the Faculty Designation Qualification Experience Contact Number
1 Dr. P. S. Raut HOD M.A.,B.Ed.,Ph. D 22 9922244275
2 Mr. V. G. Sawant Assistant Professor M. A. 24 9545750803
3 Dr. R. B. Patil Assistant Professor M.A., B. Ed, SET 18 9421109830

Learning Resources

Over Head Projector
Slide Projector
Paxiscope
GPS
Pocket Stereoscope
Mirror Stereoscope
Astronomical stereoscope
LCD Projector

Facilities Available

Computer
Audio -Video CDs
Geography Dictionary
Atlas
Landscape Model
Maps
Weather Instruments

Student Centered Activities

Geography Association Programme
Monsoon Trecking
Field Study
Village Survey
Consulting and Preparation of Route Maps for Various Educational Tours organized by college.
Excursion Tour

Achievements of the Department

Dr R.N.Hardikar, the ex.HOD of the department has guided 02 Ph.D. and 01 M. Phil.
Scholar. Dr. S. B. Sarang another ex. HOD and former Principal of the college have guided 07 Ph.D. and 03 M. Phil.
Dr. S. B.Kanase has worked as NCC officer for 29 year and has also completed UGC minor projects.
Dr. P. S. Raut has worked as NSS programme co-
coordinator and has also completed UGC minor research projects.
Minor Research Project of UGC is ongoing of, Mr. R. B. Patil.

Highlights

We organized land use survey in Warana region.

Organized one workshop on revised syllabus

Our department provides guidance to the college educational tours and tracks

Two Minor Research Projects completed and one is ongoing.

Add. on course – COC Tourism

Future Plans

To establish guidance cell for Tour and Travels.
To establish GIS Lab in the department.
Organize short course in Land Surveying.
To organized the seminars and workshops for students.