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Geography

Information

  • 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.

  • Quality Policy

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'.

  • Best Practices

  1. E-learning

  2. Field Visits.

  3. Understand nature through trekking

  4. Audio-Video CDs to understand facts

  5. Practical on Computers

  6. Participating in seminars and conferences

  7. Inviting personalities on various current topics

Programs

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.

Course Medium

Course Name

Duration

Students strength

Marathi

B.A. (Geography)

3 years

240

English

B.A. (Geography)

3 years

120

Teaching Faculty

Teaching Faculty

Sr.No.

Name of the faculty

Qualification

Teaching Period

Area of expertise

From

To

1

Dr. Sanjay Patil

M.Sc, SET, Ph.D, ADCSSAA, Pursuing LLB

1994

Till date

Agriculture, Environment, Climatology

2

Mr. Motilal More

M.Sc.

1995

Till date

Climatology

3

Ms Shubhangi Meshram

M.Sc., NET, M.Sc. in Geoinformatics

2016

Till date

GIS and RS



Name
: Mrs. Jyoti Sudhir Acharya
Designation
: Assistant Professor
Qualification
: MA, B.Ed SET
Teaching Experience
: 12 Years
Curriculum Vitae


Research Projects

Sr. No

Name of the Investigator

 

Title of the Research Projects/Scheme

Agency

Duration

Amount Sanctioned (Rs)

Major Minor

1

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Input Determinants of Agricultural Landuse in Pune District

UGC

2 years (Completed)

90,000

Minor

1

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Solid Waste Management in Pune City

BCUD, Pune University

2 years (Proposed)

3 Lakh

Minor



RESEARCH, BOOKS AND ARTICLES

Project Proposed

Sr.

Year

Faculty

Title of Research Projects

Funding Agency

Amount Sanctioned

1

2009- 11 (Submitted)

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Crop Landuse Changes & Identification of Determinants : A Case Study of Pune District

UGC

90,000

2

2015-16 (Proposed)

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Solid Waste Management in Pune City

BCUD, SPPU

3,00,000

 

MRP Completed

Sr.

Period

Faculty

Funding Agency

Amount received

1

2009-11

Dr. Sanjay Patil

UGC (Minor Research Project)

52,500

 

Research Articles Published

Year

Name

Research Paper

Journal/ Proceeding

2011-12

---

---

---

2012-13

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Solid Waste Management of Pune City

Proceedings of National Seminar at Shri Shahu Mandir, Pune

2013-14

Dr. Sanjay Patil

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

2014-15

Dr Sanjay Patil

Planning of Irrigation for Sustainable Agriculture in Pune District

Proceedings of International Conference at ASM Group of Institutes, Pune

 

Chapters Published.

Year

Faculty

Book Name

Chapter Name

ISBN No.

Publisher

2012-13

Dr. Sanjay Patil

SSC Geography Book

3 Chapters : Northern Plains

---

MSSHS Board, Pune

HSC Geography Book

1 Chapter- Trade

---

MSSHS Board, Pune

2013-14

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Environment, Agriculture & Population Growth

1 Research Article- Temporal Study of Cropping Pattern in Pune District

978-93-82847-11-3

R.K. Books, New Delhi

2014-15

Dr.Sanjay Pail

Tourism Geography (Marathi)

1 Chapter- Transportation

978-93-83639-16-8

Atharva Publication, Pune

 

Books with ISBN/ISSN numbers with details of publishers-

Faculty

Book Name

ISBN No.

Publisher

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Economic Geography

978-93-83639-17-5.

Atharva Prakashan, Pune, Pages 392.

Tourism Geography

978-93-83639-16-8

Atharva Prakashan, Pune, Pages- 151.

Completed Projects

Ongoing Projects

Research Publications

  • Publications of the faculty

A. Books/ Articles

Sr

Name of staff member

Title of the Books/Monographs/Article

ISBN/ISSN No.

1

Dr. Sanjay Patil

SSC Geography Book- Maharashtra State Board

---

2

Dr. Sanjay Patil

HSC Geography Book- Maharashtra State Board

---

3

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Tourism Geography- Atharva Prakashan

ISAB- 978-93-83639-16-8

4

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Economic Geography- Atharva Prakashan

ISBN- 978-93-83639-17-5

5

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Temporal Study of Cropping Pattern in Pune District

ISBN- 978-93-82847-11-3


 

B. Research papers publications in Seminars, Conferences and Workshops in

Proceedings

Sr. No

Name

of the faculty and Title of the Paper

Name of the journal

ISBN/ISSN. No.

Citation No. \or impact factor

H index

1

Dr. Sanjay Patil, (Paper- Solid Waste Management in Pune City

Research methodology in Commerce and Social Sciences- Shri Shahu college, PUne

 

 

 

2

Dr. Sanjay Patil ( Paper- Planning of Irrigation for Sustaibale Agricultre in Pune District)

IBMR, Conference Proceedings on Research in management, Chinchwad, Pune

ISBN- 978-93-84916-78-9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C. Research papers publications other than seminars and conferences proceedings:

Sr. No

Name

of the faculty and Title of the Paper

Name of the journal

ISBN/ISSN.No.

Citation No. \or impact factor

H index

1

Dr. Sanjay Patil (Geographical Study of Occupational Structure in Ahmednagar

Bhugolshastra Sanshodhak

ISSN- 0973-3612

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

D. Worked on Editorial Board:- Maharashtra State Board for 10th and 12th standard.

Linkage Collaboration

Sr.No.

Linked With

Nature of work

1

Gyansetu

Social Work and teaching

2

Khagol Vishwa

Sky watch program

3

Giripremi

Trekking Activities

4

Indo Cyclist Club

Cycling Activities

5

Green Vision

Agricultural activities

6

Bharatiya Kisan Sangh

Agricultural Reforms

7

Lokayat

Social and Environmental Activities

8

Abhinav Farmer’s Club

Advanced Farming Activities

9

EMRC Pune

Educationl program -UGC

10

Janwani

Social and Environmetal activities

11

Bahishal

Social and educational awareness among students and citizens

Consultancy

Sr. No.

Consultancy

Remark

1.

Tours

Tour guidance all over India

2

Treks

Trek guidance all over India

3

Environmental issues

Awareness about environmental issue with lectures

4

Agricultural Aspects

Guidance for agro-based allied businesses with insurance

5

Khagolvishwa

About sky watch

6

Jyotiravidya

Astronomical activities

Activities

Sr.No

Activity

Objectives achieved

1

Study visits

Understood social, cultural and physical aspects of the visited region

2

Nature Trail

Understood physical geography features like valleys, river basins, dam sites

3

Trekking

Understood flora and fauna, physical and cultural biodiversity

4

Village Survey

Study of household and agricultural aspects of villages

5

Sky Watch

 

Star gazing program for students with telescope

6

Movie Club

 

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)

Sr.

no.

Name of staff member

Nature of invitation

Details

1

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Bahishal Lectures

Pune University Bahishal Department appointed as a Resource Person on Global Warming, Population Explosion, Energy Crisis, Pune Traffic etc at various colleges and institutes.

2

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Resource Person

Resource Person on Resource management in Current Context, Dindori Nasik, Feb 2016

3

Sanjay Patil

Chairman

Conference Session at SNDT, Nov 2015

4

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Judge

Geography Refresher at Geography Dept, Pune University

5

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Chairman

Chaired Young Geography Award at International Conf at Pali

6

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Expert

For School Education Series by SCERT, Maha. Govt. Pune and EMRC, SPPU

7

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Chairman

Evaluation of Projects and Chaired Debate session during Refresher course in Pune Uni.

8

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Chairman and Judge

Debate and Presentation on Smart City & Smart Village at Pune Uni. Dec 2014

9

Dr. Sanjay Patil

BOS Coordinator

HSC Board of Maharashtra State, 2013 to 2017.

10

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Resource Person

At Orientation Course at Tilak B.Ed. College, Pune, June 2015

11

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Resource Person

At Refresher Course at Alephata on Global Warming

12

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Bahishal- Resource Person

Many Lectures delivered in Bahishal Series of Pune University on Global Warming, Energy Crisis, Pune Traffic, Population, Ecosystem etc.

13

Mr. Motilal More

Resource Person

For Environmental Awareness



  • Seminars / workshops organized for Teachers

Sr.

no.

Title

Nature of invitation

Details

1

Monsoon Forecasting

Organiser

National Workshop from 11 to 13 Aug 2011 with DGSI, Pune

2

 

 

 

 



  • Eminent personalities visited so far

Sr

Name of expert

Details of expert

1

Mr. Anil Dandekar

Rtd Principal, MIT (Lectures on Disaster Management)

2

Dr. Satish Patil

Director, Greenvision (Lectures on Agriculture, Pesticides, Touring, Trekking)

3

Mr. Mukund Apte

PCRA (Lecture on Energy Conservation)

4

Mr. Abhishek Chandekar

MITCON (Lecture on GIS and Remote Sensing)

5

Dr. Manoj Devane

SP College (Lecture on Physical Geography)

6

Mr Neeraj Jain

Lokayat (Lectures on Global Warming, Cold Drinks, Hiroshima)

7

Dr. Medha Khole

Director IMD (Lecture on Monsoon Forecasting)

8

Dr. Virender Manhas

Head, Jammu University (Lecture on Geography and You)

9

Mr. Manoj Ovhal

Grahak Jagran Manch

 

 

 


 

  • Extension work of our staff : Individual Social Responsibility

Sr.

no.

Name

Details

 

1

Dr. Sanjay Patil

Financial support to poor students and help in the form books.

2

Dr. Motilal More

 

Donation of books to village school

 

 

 




International Conference at Bodhgaya, 2013

TYBA Sendoff

Lonavala to Rajmachi Trek, 2014

Konkan Tour, 2012

Research Paper Reading at International Conference, Jaipur, 2014

National Seminar and GeoJatra, Dec 2017, by Geography Dept.

GPS Survey and Sky Watch Program at Jawan, Geography Dept

Placement

Placement with many organizations and institutions after their education

Alumni

Sr.

no.

Name of past student

Nature of Achievements

 

1

Mayuresh Prabhune

Journalist

2

Kedar Kadam

Journalist

3.

Mohseen Shaikh

Journalist

4

Ganesh Ranwade

Advocate

5

Sanjay Parkhi

Private Job, Trekking

6

Chaitali Bheke

PSI

7

Netaji Sasane

Class II officer through MPSC

8

Rameshwar Mundhe

Class II officer through MPSC

9

Vidya Lohar

Advocate

10

Suraj Kankatav

Lecturer in Geography

11

Deepali Pillai

Designer in Germany

12

Nairita Ghosh

Teacher in London

13

Anil Kurhade

Entrepreneur

14

Ganesh Dange

Building Contractor

15

Sapna Pawale

Advocate

16

Rajesh naidu

Military Officer

17

Jeevan Salanke

Physical Director

18

Ashutosh Mukherjee

Teacher in Siligudi

19

Kanchan Chipade

Best Teacher

20

 

 

Infrastructure

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.



FACILITY TYPE

SUB TYPE / NATURE

QUANTITY / REMARK

Departmental Library

Academic Books

356

Journals

5

Personal Books of Staff

850

Central Library

Academic Books

485

2

150

Journals

Extra Reading Books

Membership to Other Libraries

Jaykar Library- SPPU

Available

British Council Library

Online Library

Infonet

Available

Delnet

Doaj

Computer

Desktop

01

LCD

Available

01

Projector

Available

01

Separate Department

Available

01

Internet facility

Available

Available (10 mbps)


 

Support Staff:

Sr.No.

Name

Education

Post

1

Mr. Mahesh Bandal

 

Clerk

2

Mr. Rajendra Khude

10th

Peon

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  Our Courses

  • U.G. COURSES
  • B.A.(Economics)
  • B.A.(English)
  • B.A.(Geography)
  • B.A.(History)
  • B.A.(Psychology)
  • B.A.(Sociology)
  • B.Com.
  • B.B.A.(C.A.)
  • B.Sc.(Biotechnology)
  • B.Sc.(Chemistry)
  • B.Sc.(Computer Science)
  • B.Sc.(Maths)
  • B.Sc.(Microbiology)
  • B.Sc.(Physics)
  • B.Sc.(Zoology)
  • B.C.A.(Science)

  • P.G. COURSES
  • M.A.(Economics)
  • M.A.(History)
  • M.A.(Sociology)
  • M.COM.
  • M.SC.(Biotechnology)
  • M.SC.(Chemistry)
  • M.SC.(Computer Science)
  • M.SC.(Microbiology)
  • M.SC.(Zoology)

  • Skill Based
  • B.Voc.(Food Processing Technology)
  • B.Voc.(Green House Technology)

  • Research Centre
  • Microbiology
  • Zoology

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