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DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY

      *Brief History:

Department of Geography was introduced at junior level in 1978 and at senior level in 1980. Dr. B .G. Sonwane has joined the department in the year 1981, Dr. Smt. N.S. Kore joined the department in 1982, Dr.U.B.Sonule joined in the year 1990, Shri. V.K. Suryawanshi has joined the department in1997 and he left the college in the year 2003 and Dr. N .T. Deshmukh has joined the department in 2005. At present two teachers in the Department as a head of the Department of geography Dr. U.B.Sonule look after the academic and other activities of the Department and his co – ordinaters the activities of the Department. Department of geography has made Progress not only Quantitatively but also qualitatively during the year 2012-13 there were very few students for geography subject but now it is the most popular subject in the college. It is because of the efforts taken by the teachers of geography Department to popularize and to create interest about the subject amongst the students.

During the academic year 2013-14 there are 297 students in the Department of which 187 Boys and 110 girls students.

      *Books and journals:-

Total numbers of books available in the library are 3432 and expenditure in cured on these books up to 31st march 2014 is of ₨ 385635/-

Last three years expenditure on books is as follow

 

Year

Expenditure on text books and reference books(In Rupees)

2011-12

24542/-

2012-13

32268/-

2013-14

45152/-

       * Journals:

Journals and periodicals relating to geography subject available in the college library are as follows:

  1. National Geographic
  2. Kurukshetra
  3. Facts for you
  4. The Deccan Geographer
  5. The Punjab Geographer

We are also having back volume of important journals such as National Geographers from 1958 to 1982.

There are many Maps, Charts, Weather Instruments, Toposheet, Weather maps, Survey Instruments, Globes, Tressing Table, Geomorphological models available in the department and also available advanced equipments such as

  1. LCD
  2. Computer With Internet
  3. Fax /color Xerox machine
  4. Laptop
  5. Scientific calculator
  6. Digital camera
  7. Telescope
  8. Aerial Photograph
  9. Rain Guage
  10.  Solar System
  11.  Soil Testing Machine
  12.  3D maps

*Faculty (Teaching):-

Name

Designation

Qualification

Date of Joining

Resume

 Dr.sonule Dr. U.B. Sonule

Associate Professor, HOD.

M.A.,M.Phill.,

SET,Ph.D.

08/08/1990

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 dr.deshmukh Dr. N.T.Deshmukh

Assistant Professor

M.A.,B.Ed.,

SET,Ph.D.

04/01/2005

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  *Faculty (Non-Teaching):-

Sr. No.

Name

Designation

Quallification

Date of Joining

1.

Shri. R.D. Pawar

Lab Attendant

S.S.C

02/06/1997

2.

Shri.R.S.Dhulgunde

Peon

S.S.C

2010

*Coures:-

Sr.No.

Name of Course

Duration

Qualification required

1.

B.A. Geography

03 Years

H.S.C. or equivalent examination

2.

M.A.Geography

02 Years

B.A.(Geography) university exam/s at degree

 *Merit Holders:-

Sr. No.

Name of the student

Course

Year

Rank

1.

Dode Archana Balasaheb

M.A.Geography

2008-09

university First

 

*Research centre:-

The Department Of Geography has well established research centre. Research Activities   are carried out under the supervision of research Guide Dr. U.B.Sonule.

*List of Research Guides affiliated to this research centre:-

Sr. No.

Name of the Research Guide

Address

No. of ongoing  Ph.D. Students

Total Vacancies

No. of Ph.D.awarded students

1.

Dr. U.B. Sonule Mahatma Gandhi Mahavidyalaya Ahmedpur

04

04

Nil

2.

Dr. N.S. Kore Mahatma PhuleMahavidyalaya Mukhed

06

02

02

3

Dr. B.G. Sonwane Shivneri Mahavidyalaya Shirur Anantpal

03

05

01

4.

Dr. B.B.Sonule Mumbai university Mumbai

01

01

01

 

*List of the students registered for Ph.D.:-

Sr.No.

Name of the Research Student

Research topic

Address

Name of the Supervisor

1.

Miss. Bhave J.S Shivjagruti college Nalegaon Dr. U.B. Sonule

2.

Shri. Munjewar R.M. Mahatma phule Vidyalaya, Ahmedpur Dr. U.B. Sonule

3.

Shri Ingle P.A. Aurangabad Dr. U.B. Sonule

4.

Shri.Keskar S. B. Ahmednagar Dr. U.B. Sonule

5.

Shri. Pastapure S.S. Mumbai Dr. N.S. Kore

6.

Shri.Narke S.Y. Ahmednagar Dr. N.S. Kore

7.

Shri.Poul. P.V Nanded Dr. N.S. Kore

8.

Shri.Nalapure V.S. Ahmedpur Dr. N.S. Kore

9.

Smt. Dudhate S. B. parbhani Dr. N.S. Kore

10.

Smt. Ghar S.G. Jaykranti college, Latur Dr. B.G. Sonwane

11.

Shri.Darade R.S. Ahmedpur Dr. B.G. Sonwane

12.

Shri. Waghmare A.G. Mahatma Gandhi Mahavidyalaya Ahmedpur Dr. B.G. Sonwane

13.

Shri. Suryawanshi S.D. Mahatma Gandhi Mahavidyalaya Ahmedpur Dr. B.B.Sonule

 

 

*Minor /Major Research Projects:-

Completed -01

Ongoing- 02

 

Sr. No. Name Of The Teacher Title Of the Project
Dr. B.G.Sonwane

“”(Minor-completed)

Dr. B.G.Sonwane

“A Study of spatio temporal regional planning in agricultural division in Marathwada region 2000-01 to 2008-09” (Major-ongoing )

Dr. N.T.Deshmukh

“A Geographical study of market centers in Hingoli district” (Minor-ongoing)

         * Co-curricular Activities:

Following co-curricular activities are regularly undertaken by the department.

Sr. No.

Activity

1.

Extension Lectures.

2.

Guest Lectures.

3.

Seminars.

4.

Tests.

5.

Group Discussions.

6.

Debates.

7.

Essay Writing.