Department of Geography

“Success is a Journey not a destination”

 Dept. of Geography

Mission

Primary mission of the department is to provide knowledge of discipline, prepare students for future. To develop theoretical and practical skills among the students in Geography. To create opportunities for students within the context of coursework, independent research or creative activity related to discipline.

Establishment of the Department

The department of Geography has been established in 1992-93, the Department offers the subject Geography at undergraduate level for Arts students and Environmental Studies for commerce students. It was started to fulfill the needs of students from surrounding areas and for economically backward Students under the guidance of Dr. Anita Awati. She is working as a HOD since 1992-93.The Department of Geography has been organizing regular Seminars, Mobile exhibitions, Orientation training for teachers of both school and colleges etc. The students are taken for excursion and field trips twice in a year to different parts of India and local area. Students are encouraged to participate in inter-collegiate Research Competition Avishkar Quiz, Seminars, Presentation competition, Exhibition etc. They are bringing success to the college consistently.

Activities of the Department

  • Conferences

Department has organized Two days State Level Conference on ‘Tourism Potential in Konkan’ which was held on 23th and 24th February 2010.

  • Workshops 

Department has organized 04 one day Workshops on TYBA / SYBA & FYBCOM GEOGRAPHY  Syllabus  2013-14, 2011-12,& 2016-17.

  • Curricular activities
  • Study Tours
  • Village Survey
  • Students Seminars
  • Field Visit
  • GIS Course

   

SYBA Workshop                                                            T.Y.B.A. Workshop

           

EVS Workshop July 2016                               Prof. Anita Awati as a Resource Person

        

GIS Workshop                                                              GIS Course

                 

Honored  By Here Company                                              GIS Training at Computer Lab

           

Solar Eclipse                                                                           Window Birding Documentary

       

PPT Competition                                                        Poster Competition

              

Poster Exhibition                                                                             Model Making By Students

       

Guidance By Ex Student Surekha Gavit                     Guidance By Ex Student Sidhi Shinde

Faculty Bio-Profile — 

Dr. Anita Jaipal Awati , Associate Professor& HOD

  • Qualification- A (Geography, Marathi), M.A (Geography- ), Ph D –
  • Experience – 25 Years.
  • Publications – 15 Research Papers published in ISBN/ISSN Journals & Proceedings; while 20 papers are presented in National and International Conferences & Seminars.
  • Written 05 textbooks as Co-Author
  • Awards – Savitribai Phule Aadarsh Shikshika award by University of Mumbai in 2010-11.

 

  •  Achievements
  •  Worked as Board of Study Member in Geography -2005- 10
  • Worked as Chairperson of SYBA, TYBA & SYBCOM  Syllabus committee,
  • Worked as Resource Person of Geography syllabus workshops/ seminars conducted by University of Mumbai.
  • Worked as Chairperson of TYBA- Geography Paper IV, V ,VI ,VIII, IX Examination,
  • Working with Bal-Bharti, Marathi Vishwakosh, Indian Children Science Congress Dept. of DST.
  • Nominated as an Executive Member of Deccan Geography Society of Pune.
  • Life Member of National Association of Geographer India, Indian Tourism & Hospitality Congress, Bhugolshastra journal.
  • Member of Social Organisations – Maharashtra Sahitya Parishad, Maharashtra Pakshimitra  Sanghtana, Youth Hostel Association of India, W.W.F.INDIA, B.N.H.S.Mumbai., ‘WE CAN-a South Asian organization working for women empowerment.’.

 Prof.D.D.Agam

Qualification-  M.A (Geography)B.Ed

Experience – 29 Year

  • Publications – 5 Research Papers published in ISBN/ISSN Journals & Proceedings; while 10 papers are presented in National and International Conferences & Seminars..
  • Awards – Best NSS Program officier  award by University of Mumbai in 2008-09.
  •                      Best NSS Dist.Co -Ordnetor   award by University of Mumbai in 2008-09.

 

  • Achievements
  • Worked as Resource Person of Geography syllabus workshops/ seminars conducted by University of Mumbai.
  • .Worked as Resource Person of  NSS Camp workshops/ seminars conducted by University of Mumbai.
  • Worked as Advisory Committee   of  NSS  by University of Mumbai
  • Worked as Chairperson of FYBA- Geography Paper IV, V ,VI ,VIII, IX Examination,
  • Nominated as an Executive Member of Deccan Geography Society of Pune.
  • Life Member of kokan Geographer
  • Geography Laboratory Profile

The department has many Topographical Maps, Thematic Maps, Weather Maps  Aerial Photographs, LCD projector, surveying instruments, GPS device, Mapping instruments, Weather instruments, Models  and  collection of rocks specimens The department is well equipped with computer and internet connection .The interested research students are welcome to the department of Geography for research guidance.

  • Name of the papers offered under the dept. of Geography

 

        CLASS            SUBJECT
    F.Y. B.A. Geography -I
    F. Y. B.A. Foundation Course -I
    S. Y. B.A. Geography –II & III
    S. Y. B.A. Foundation Course II
    T. Y. B.A. Geography IV, V,VI.
    F.Y.B.Com Environmental Studies
    S.Y.B.Com Travel & Tourism Management
    S.Y.B. Sc. Foundation Course – II