Geography Department of the college is started from July 1992, i.e. from the inception of the college. Geography subject was introduced in Arts and Science faculties. Geography Laboratory is equipped with all apparatus and instruments. Department have good collection of books, CDs and journals.
Geography prepares young people with the knowledge, skills and understanding to make sense of their world and to face the challenges that will shape our societies and environments at the local, national and global scales'.
Understand nature through trekking
Audio-Video CDs to understand facts
Practical on Computers
Participating in seminars and conferences
Inviting personalities on various current topics
Courses offered - UG Geography for Arts Faculty for Marathi and English Medium. Geography is taught at Special Level at SYBA and TYBA level for both medium.
Name of the faculty
Area of expertise
Dr. Sanjay Patil
M.Sc, SET, Ph.D, ADCSSAA, Pursuing LLB
Agriculture, Environment, Climatology
Mr. Motilal More
Ms Shubhangi Meshram
M.Sc., NET, M.Sc. in Geoinformatics
GIS and RS
Read Papers in National and International Seminars and Conferences.
Published Articles in magazine.
Worked as Program Officer (PO) of NSS for 3 years.
Attended Workshops and Presented papers in national Seminars and Workshops.
Worked as Controller of Examination (COE) for 10 years.
Worked as Asst. Director for Central Assessment Program (CAP) of Pune University for 13 years.
Associated with many National Institutes (DGSI, IIG, MBP, IMD, IIRS) of Geography.
Worked as a member of Local Inquiry Committee and Subject Expert of Pune University.
Working as Resource person in Bahishal Mandal of Pune University.
Delivered many lectures at various colleges and conferences.
Executive Body Member of Deccan Geographical Society (DGSI).
Coordinator and author of SSC and HSC Board of Maharashtra State.
5 Books published on Geography and Environment.
Arranged many tours and treks at National level.
Working as a visiting lecturer at Senior College at PG level.
Name of the Investigator
Title of the Research Projects/Scheme
Amount Sanctioned (Rs)
Input Determinants of Agricultural Landuse in Pune District
2 years (Completed)
Solid Waste Management in Pune City
BCUD, Pune University
2 years (Proposed)
RESEARCH, BOOKS AND ARTICLES
Title of Research Projects
2009- 11 (Submitted)
Crop Landuse Changes & Identification of Determinants : A Case Study of Pune District
UGC (Minor Research Project)
Research Articles Published
Solid Waste Management of Pune City
Proceedings of National Seminar at Shri Shahu Mandir, Pune
Occupational Structure of Ahmednagar District
Bhugolshastra Sanshodhak, DGSI, Pune
Status of Girl’s Education as per Educational Planning in Five Years Plan
Proceedings of National Symposium at Modern College, Ganeshkhind, Pune
Dr Sanjay Patil
Planning of Irrigation for Sustainable Agriculture in Pune District
Proceedings of International Conference at ASM Group of Institutes, Pune
SSC Geography Book
3 Chapters : Northern Plains
MSSHS Board, Pune
HSC Geography Book
1 Chapter- Trade
Environment, Agriculture & Population Growth
1 Research Article- Temporal Study of Cropping Pattern in Pune District
R.K. Books, New Delhi
Tourism Geography (Marathi)
1 Chapter- Transportation
Atharva Publication, Pune
Books with ISBN/ISSN numbers with details of publishers-
Atharva Prakashan, Pune, Pages 392.
Atharva Prakashan, Pune, Pages- 151.
Publications of the faculty
A. Books/ Articles
Name of staff member
Title of the Books/Monographs/Article
SSC Geography Book- Maharashtra State Board
HSC Geography Book- Maharashtra State Board
Tourism Geography- Atharva Prakashan
Economic Geography- Atharva Prakashan
Temporal Study of Cropping Pattern in Pune District
B. Research papers publications in Seminars, Conferences and Workshops in
of the faculty and Title of the Paper
Name of the journal
Citation No. \or impact factor
Dr. Sanjay Patil, (Paper- Solid Waste Management in Pune City
Research methodology in Commerce and Social Sciences- Shri Shahu college, PUne
Dr. Sanjay Patil ( Paper- Planning of Irrigation for Sustaibale Agricultre in Pune District)
IBMR, Conference Proceedings on Research in management, Chinchwad, Pune
C. Research papers publications other than seminars and conferences proceedings:
Dr. Sanjay Patil (Geographical Study of Occupational Structure in Ahmednagar
D. Worked on Editorial Board:- Maharashtra State Board for 10th and 12th standard.
Nature of work
Social Work and teaching
Sky watch program
Indo Cyclist Club
Bharatiya Kisan Sangh
Social and Environmental Activities
Abhinav Farmer’s Club
Advanced Farming Activities
Educationl program -UGC
Social and Environmetal activities
Social and educational awareness among students and citizens
Tour guidance all over India
Trek guidance all over India
Awareness about environmental issue with lectures
Guidance for agro-based allied businesses with insurance
About sky watch
Understood social, cultural and physical aspects of the visited region
Understood physical geography features like valleys, river basins, dam sites
Understood flora and fauna, physical and cultural biodiversity
Study of household and agricultural aspects of villages
Star gazing program for students with telescope
Understood the nature and scope of the topic in a scientific, social and geographical view
Our faculty expertise (Invited as Guest/ Resource Person/ Chief Guest/ Judge/ In other college or in seminar and workshops)
Nature of invitation
Pune University Bahishal Department appointed as a Resource Person on Global Warming, Population Explosion, Energy Crisis, Pune Traffic etc at various colleges and institutes.
Resource Person on Resource management in Current Context, Dindori Nasik, Feb 2016
Conference Session at SNDT, Nov 2015
Geography Refresher at Geography Dept, Pune University
Chaired Young Geography Award at International Conf at Pali
For School Education Series by SCERT, Maha. Govt. Pune and EMRC, SPPU
Evaluation of Projects and Chaired Debate session during Refresher course in Pune Uni.
Chairman and Judge
Debate and Presentation on Smart City & Smart Village at Pune Uni. Dec 2014
HSC Board of Maharashtra State, 2013 to 2017.
At Orientation Course at Tilak B.Ed. College, Pune, June 2015
At Refresher Course at Alephata on Global Warming
Bahishal- Resource Person
Many Lectures delivered in Bahishal Series of Pune University on Global Warming, Energy Crisis, Pune Traffic, Population, Ecosystem etc.
For Environmental Awareness
Seminars / workshops organized for Teachers
National Workshop from 11 to 13 Aug 2011 with DGSI, Pune
Eminent personalities visited so far
Name of expert
Details of expert
Mr. Anil Dandekar
Rtd Principal, MIT (Lectures on Disaster Management)
Dr. Satish Patil
Director, Greenvision (Lectures on Agriculture, Pesticides, Touring, Trekking)
Mr. Mukund Apte
PCRA (Lecture on Energy Conservation)
Mr. Abhishek Chandekar
MITCON (Lecture on GIS and Remote Sensing)
Dr. Manoj Devane
SP College (Lecture on Physical Geography)
Mr Neeraj Jain
Lokayat (Lectures on Global Warming, Cold Drinks, Hiroshima)
Dr. Medha Khole
Director IMD (Lecture on Monsoon Forecasting)
Dr. Virender Manhas
Head, Jammu University (Lecture on Geography and You)
Mr. Manoj Ovhal
Grahak Jagran Manch
Extension work of our staff : Individual Social Responsibility
Financial support to poor students and help in the form books.
Dr. Motilal More
Donation of books to village school
Placement with many organizations and institutions after their education
Name of past student
Nature of Achievements
Private Job, Trekking
Class II officer through MPSC
Lecturer in Geography
Designer in Germany
Teacher in London
Teacher in Siligudi
a) Library - List of Library books and journals attached.
More than 1000s of books are available for the students through the personal library and central library.
b) Internet facilities for Staff & Students- Internet facility is available for the staff and Students.
c) Class rooms with ICT facility – One LCD Projector is available for the departmental classroom.
d) Laboratory- One Laboratory is available for the practical.
SUB TYPE / NATURE
QUANTITY / REMARK
Personal Books of Staff
Extra Reading Books
Membership to Other Libraries
Jaykar Library- SPPU
British Council Library
Available (10 mbps)
Mr. Mahesh Bandal
Mr. Rajendra Khude
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