Geography

1. Name of the Department

GEOGRAPHY

   

2. Year of Establishment

B. A. B. Ed. 1988

 

B. A. -2009

     

3. Programme / Courses offered

 

B. A.

 

B. A. B. Ed.

   

M. Phil.

   

Ph.D.

     

4. Interdisciplinary Courses offered

Nil

 

 

  1. Programme wise Examination System (Annual / Semester / CBCS):-

 

 

B. A. B. Ed.

Semester

 

B. A.

Semester

* Annual pattern for Practical examination.

 

  1. Participation of department in courses offered by other departments: Nil

 

7. Courses in collaboration with other universities:

 

Nil

     
               

8. Details of courses/programmes discontinued with reasons: Nil

     
                 

9. Number of Teaching posts :

           
 

Designation

Sanctioned

 

Recruited

 
 

Professors

             
 

Associate Professor

             
 

Assistant Professor

 

3

   

3

 
 

Others

   

2

   

2

 

10. Faculty profile:

 

Name

Qualification

Designation

Specialization

Experience

(Years)

Ph. D.

Students

guided for

the last 4

years

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Dr. S. B.

Kanase

(30th Aug.,

2015)

M.A., M.

Phil. Ph.D.

Principal

Urban

Geography

36

6

 
 
 
 

Dr. Arun

M. A. M. Ed.

Asst.

Agriculture

 

22

 

6

 

A. Patil

Ph. D.

Professor

Geography

     
         

Shri. E. A.

M.A., B.Ed.

Asst.

 

22

 

 

Kamalakar

Professor

     
             

Shri.

M.A., B. Ed.,

Asst.

           

Shashikant

 

04

 

 

NET

Professor

     

Patil

           
               
             

11. List of senior visiting faculty: Nil

           
     

12. Percentage of lectures delivered and practical classes handled by

   

temporary faculty:

             

B. A. B. Ed.

 

Nil

       
 

B. A.

   

50% (Non Granted)

       
         

13. Student – Teacher Ratio Programme Wise:

       

B. A. B. Ed.

 

5.1

         
 

B. A.

   

5.1

         

 

14.

Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff;

sanctioned and filled: Nil

 
     

15.

Qualifications of teaching faculty with Ph. D/ M. Phil. / PG :

 

Name of the Faculty

Qualification

 

Dr. A. A. Patil

Ph.D.

 

Shri E. A. Kamlakar

PG

 

Shri. Shashikant S. Patil

PG

 

  1. Number of faculty with ongoing projects from funding agencies & grants received:

Name of Faculty

Funding Agency

Status

Funds Received

Dr. Arun A. Patil

UGC

Completed

1,05,000/-

       

 

  1. Departmental projects funded by DST – FIST; UGC, DBT, ICSSR, etc. and total grants received: Nil

 

18. Research Centre /facility recognized by the University:

Yes

19. Publications:  
Name of Faculty Number of papers published in peer reviewed journals
Dr. A. A. Patil 1
Shri. Shashikant Patil 1
Name of Faculty Other Journals
Dr. A. A. Patil 17
Shr. S. S.Patil 3
Name of the Faculty Books with ISBN/ISSN
Dr. Arun A. Patil 2
  1. Area of consultancy and income generated: Nil

21. Faculty working as member on various committees / Boards:

 

 

Dr. Arun Patil

Member Revised Syllabus of

Geography Textbook SCERT

 

22. Student Projects:

·       Percentage of students who have done in-house projects including inter departmental / programme

 

100 %

·       Percentage of students placed for projects in organizations outside the institution i.e.in Research laboratories / Industry / other agencies

 

 

Nil

23. Awards / Recognitions received by faculty and students:

Name of the Faculty

 

Award / Recognition

Dr. A. A. Patil

Ideal Teacher Award

State Level Best Programme officer

Br. P. G. Patil Ideal Teacher Award

       

Name of the Student

 

Type

Shri. Kusumbe Pravina Laxman

University Merit Ranker

     

Smt. Kumbhar Sunita Vasant

University Merit Ranker

Shri. Vharambale Ajinkya Mahipati

University Merit Ranker

     

Smt. Powalkar Pooja Maruti

University Merit Ranker

     

Smt. Gavade Komal Hanmant

University Merit Ranker

  1. List of eminent academicians and scientists / visitors to the department:

 

Dr. S. S.Alizad

Head & Assoc. Professor, Arts, Science & Commerce

 

College, Chopada, Jalgaon

 
   

Dr. Anurag Priydarshi

Former Director, Costal services GOI, NewDelhi.

 

Dr. N.N. Sawant

Head & Assoc. Professor Department of Geography,

 

Parvatibai Chowgule College Margao.

 
   

Dr. Prabir Rath

Asst. Professor Government College, Khandola, Goa.

 

Vinod Bhardwaj

Post Doctoral Fellow (ICSSR) South Asia Studies

 

Centre University of Rajasthan.

 
   

Dr. Pravin Saptrashri

Professor of Sustainability Management, Indian

 

Institute of Cost & Management Studies & Research.

 
   

Dr. Abhay Patil

Professor, Department of Geography, Rani

 

parvatidevi college of Arts & Commerce

 
   

Padma Jadhav

Professor, Government Education college

 

Aurangabad.

 
   

Dr. J. F. Patil

Former HOD Department of Economics, Shivaji

 

University, Kolhapur.

 
   

Dr. K. C. Ramotra

Professor Department of Geography, Shivaji

 

University, Kolhapur.

 
  1. Seminars/ Conferences/Workshops organized & the source of funding

 

   

Theme

     

Level

 

Funding Agency

 

Recent Advances In Sustainable Regional

 

National

 

UGC

   

Development

               
                       

Resource Generation & Live hood Security

 

National

 

ICSSR

   

In India: Challenges & Opportunities

         
                 

Application Of Advance Tools And

   

National

 

ICSSR

   

Techniques In Social Science Research

         
                 

Population And Regional Development

   

National

 

ICSSR

 

26. Student profile programme/course wise:

             

 

Course

 

Year

Applications

 

Selected

 

Enrolled

 

Pass

 

 

 

Received

   

Male

 

Female

 

%

 

 

                   

 

B. A. III

 

2011-12

12

 

12

 

08

 

04

 

100

 

 

B. A. III

 

2012-13

20

 

19

 

16

 

03

 

100

 

 

B. A. III

 

2013-14

23

 

18

 

14

 

04

 

100

 

 

B. A. III

 

2014-15

23

 

23

 

17

 

06

 

100

 

 

B. A. III

 

2015-16

13

 

10

 

07

 

03

 

100

 

 

B. A. III

 

2016-17

14

 

12

 

09

 

03

 

Apprd.

 

 

B. A. B. Ed. IV

 

2011-12

09

 

09

 

05

 

04

 

100

 

 

B. A. B. Ed. IV

 

2012-13

10

 

10

 

6

 

4

 

100

 

 

B. A. B. Ed. IV

 

2013-14

15

 

15

 

02

 

13

 

100

 

 

B. A. B. Ed. IV

 

2014-15

17

 

17

 

08

 

09

 

100

 

 

                           

 

B. A. B. Ed. IV

 

2015-16

 

07

 

07

   

05

 

02

 

85.71

 

B. A. B. Ed. IV

 

2016-17

 

08

 

05

   

03

 

02

 

Apprd.

27. Diversity of Students:

                     

Name of the

 

Year

     

% of students from

     

Course

   

Same State

   

Other State

 

Abroad

 
               

B. A.

 

2016 – 17

 

100 %

 

   

 

B. A. B. Ed.

 

2016 – 17

 

100 %

 

   

 
                                                       
  1. How many students have cleared national and state competitive examinations such as NET, Civil services, Defense services, etc.?
           

Other

 
 

Course

 

NET / SET

 

Civil Service

Competitive

 
           

Exams

 

B. A. B. Ed.

 

 

B. A.

   

 
         

29. Students Progression:

       
 

UG to PG

   

15.03%

   

Employed:

         
 

Campus Recruitment

 

Nil

   
 

Other than Campus Recruitment

 

Nil

   
 

Self Employment

   

Nil

   

30. Details of Infrastructural facilities:

       
         

Yes

   
 

Library

   

Reference Books – 57

 
         

M. Phil., Ph. D. Thesis – 23

 

Internet facility for Staff &

 

Yes

   
 

Internet Connection to 3 PCs & 1

 
 

Students

     
     

Laptop

   
             

Classrooms with ICT facility

 

Yes

   
         

Yes

   
         

Computer Lab – 4 Computer

 
         

Weather Station – 01

 
         

Prismatic – 04

   
 

Laboratories

   

Plane table- 04

   
   

GPS – 02

   
             
         

Mirror Stereoscope – 03

 
         

Pocket Stereoscopes – 05

 
         

Telescope – 01

   
         

Map tracing and measurement facility and Other various Surveying Instruments

 

 

 

 

  1. Number of students receiving financial assistance from college, university, government or other agencies:

All eligible students get financial assistance from government schemes like scholarship, freeships etc.

 

  1. Details on student enrichment programmes (special lectures / workshops / seminar) with external experts:

2011 – 12

  • Inauguration of Geography Study Circle.
  • Organize one day workshop on ‘Importance of Geography in Competitive Exam’.
  • With the collaboration of District Institution for Teachers Education and Training (DIET) Kolhapur organize One day workshop on Educational aids in Geography.
  • Conducted Survey of Land use in Kagal Tehshil. Study tour to Goa.

2012 – 13

  • Inauguration of Geography Study Circle. Visit to Agriculture College, Kolhapur.
  • Conducted land use survey of Chandur Village.
  • To Visit all India Institute of Local Self Government. Organize one day workshop on Global Warming.
  • Village Survey of Khindi-vharawade Tal. Radhanagari, Dist Kolhapur. Study Tour to Konkan (Ratanagiri, Sindhudurg)

 

2013 – 14

 

  • Inauguration of Geography Study Circle. 
  • Poster Presentation on Disaster Management. One Day Study visit to Masai Plateau.
  • Celebration of Equatorial Day on 23rd
  • Guest Lecture of Dr. Dhanaji Kashid on Importance of Study tour in the Study of Geography. 
  • Organization of One Day Workshop on Availability of Water & Water Management. 
  • Organization of Quiz Competition on Water Literacy. 
  • In Collaboration with Zilla Parishad Kolhapur Organization of Elocution Competition. 
  • Student participation in Vasundara International Film Festival and Present the issue of Water Conservation.
  • Celebration of Geography day (Rangoli & Photo Exhibition). 
  • Guest Lecture of Prof. S. G. Patil on Importance of Geographical Literacy. To Conducted a Survey on Kolhapur City Expansion.
  • Study Tour to Goa.

 

2014 – 15

 

  • Inauguration of Geography Study Circle. One day visit to Masai Plateau.
  • Celebrate Ozone Day on 16th
  • Guest Lecture of Dr. S.H. Vanmore on Importance of Water Conservation. One day visit to Kas Plateau (Flower Plateau).
  • Student Present their research paper presentation by students in national seminar. 
  • One day workshop on Geographical Study of Expansion of Kolhapur city. One day workshop on A Geographical Study of Development of City Roads and The Aspects and Direction of Toll Andolan. 
  • Guest Lecture of Dr. S. D. Shinde Associate Professor Shivaji University, Kolhapur on Career Opportunities in Geography. 
  • Village Survey of Perid Tal. Shahuwadi, Dist Kolhapur. Study Tour to Goa & Konkan.

2015 – 16

 

  • Inauguration of Geography Study Circle. 
  • Visit to Maharashtra State Soil survey & Soil Testing Department Kolhapur. One day visit to Masai Plateau.
  • Celebrate Ozone Day on 16th
  • Celebrate Equatorial Day on 23rd
  • One day lead college Workshop on Agriculture in Kolhapur District: Potential for Agro-tourism. 
  • Celebrate of Geography Day. Guest Lecture of Dr. P. D. Raut Head of Department of Geography, Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
  • Visit to Agricultural Exhibition. 
  • Village Survey of Belanki Tal Miraj Dist Sangli Study Tour to Goa.

2016 – 17

 

  • Inauguration of Geography Study Circle. 
  • Students Participation in National Level Seminar entitled Advanced Agricultural Techniques and Rural Development.
  • Student of 6 to 8th of Dadasaheb Magdum Highschool visit to Department of Geography. 
  • One day Workshop on Expansion of Kolhapur City : Role of Authorization On Geography Day organization of Guest Lecture Dr. Namdev Adnaik.
  • Poster Presentation on Geographical and Environmental Issues. 
  • Village Survey of Wadi-Ratanagiri (Jotiba) Tal Panhala, Dist Kolhapur Study Tour to Goa.
  • Visit to Agricultural Exhibition. 
  • Publication of Three Year Weather Report. 2014-16

 

  1. Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning:

 

 

Lecture Method

 

ICT Demonstration

 

Practicals

 

Field Visit

 

Study tours

 

Seminar

  1. Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities:

 Participate in Environment Awareness Cycle Rally.

  • Organization and participation in District Level Elocution Competition on the theme of Water Literacy continuously from last three years.
  • Participate in one day workshop on Pollution of Rankala and Panchganga.

Preparation of a Report of Expansion of Kolhapur city.

  • Organization of one day workshop on issues related to society. ex : Expansion of Kolhapur city and Toll Andolan.
  • Participation in one day workshop Global Warming. To present a daily weather report in college Campus.
  • Organize one workshop for youth on conservation of Panchganga river water.
  • Felicitate youth groups for donation of Ganesha Idol.
  1. SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans

 

Strengths

  • The Department has good Infrastructural facilities. Automatic Weather Station.
  • D. & M. Phil Research Lab. Departmental library.
  • Collaborative activities.

Weakness

  • Non Grant B.A. III.
  • Absence of PG Department.

Opportunities

  • To introduce PG programme.
  • To start certificate/diploma course in GIS-GPS. To Start Inter disciplinary Certificate Course.

Challenges

  • To initiate certificate/diploma courses in GIS-GPS Diploma
  • To introduce certificate/diploma course in Water Management & Disaster Management

 

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