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Department of Sociology

History of the department

Mahatma Gandhi College was established in 1969 and in 1973 Dept. of sociology commenced its working under the able headship of prof. P.L. Bansod thousands of students have completed their graduation till date. The head has to to his creadit two books namely Social Institution, Indian Social Problems. He completed his M.Phil. from the Marathwada UniversityAurangabad and retired on 30th  June 2008. Prof. U.V.  Chopde took over the headship from 1 July 2008 & is ably handling the responsibility till date. There are 3924 books of the dept. on which Rs.399873/- have been spent. The department makes the following magazines & weekly to the faculty & the students regularly  viz  Social Reformers, Kurukshetra, Samaj Probadhan Patrika, Sadhana etc.

About HOD:-

Prof.U.V. Chopde was working as a faculty in the dept. since 1/10/1975 & was promoted to the  head of the dept. post in July 2008. He is awarded state level Adhyatmratn Award by the  airpersons hands of his excellency Shivraj Patil Chakurkar Governer Punjab. By the Mairs MIT  Pune in the year 2010 at Rui Rameshwar.

Group Subjects

  1. Group No. 1:- Marathi / Sociology/ Geography
  2. Group No. 2:- Marathi/Sociology/ Political Science
  3. Group No. 3:- Marathi/ Sociology/Economics
  4. Group No.4:- Marathi/Sociology/Public Administrative

Topper Students:-

Sr.No. Name Year Class Obtained
1 Gaikwad  Sunil Pratap 2007-08 Second Class
2 Patil Amol Giridhar 2008-09 Second Class
3 Darade Parmeshwar Haribhau 2009-10 Second Class


Faculty Teachers:-

Sr.No. Name Designation Qualification Date of Joining
1 Prof. Chopade U.V. Associative Professor M.A. 01/10/1975
2 Dr. Makhane B.K. Assistant Lecturer M.A., M.Phil., P.hD. 15-07-2008