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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. 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, cycling, visits, trails

  4. Audio-Video CDs to understand facts

  5. Practical on Computers

  6. Participating in seminars and conferences

  7. Inviting personalities to have dialogue 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



Name
: Dr. Sanjay Patil
Designation
: Associate Professor
Qualification
: M.Sc. SET, ADCSSAA, Ph.D.
Teaching Experience
: 26 Years
Research Papers
: 4
E-Content Developed
  • Videos : 2
Awards Received
: 2
Other Details


Name
: Mr. Motilal More
Designation
: Assistant Professor
Qualification
: M.Sc.
Teaching Experience
: 25 Years
Other Details


Name
: Mrs. Jyoti Sudhir Acharya
Designation
: Assistant Professor
Qualification
: MA, B.Ed SET
Teaching Experience
: 15 Years
Research Papers
: 2
E-Content Developed
  • Videos : 1


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

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---

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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

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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

Research Publications(2017-21)

  • Dr. Sanjay Patil
    1. A paper entitled “Landuse Pattern of Sample Village in Pune District” published in International Research Journal Ajanta in January-March 2019.

    2. A paper presented in International Geographical Union Conference 2018 held at Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences Moscow 4-6 June 2018.

    3. Presented a Paper entitled ‘Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Agricultural Landuse Pattern in Pune District’ at Anantrao Pawar College, Pirangut on 11-12, January 2019.

    4. A paper entitled ‘Green Forestry in Pune City’ presented in the Conference held at Department of Geography and Geoinformatics, Bangalore University, Bengaluru on September 20-22, 2018.

    5. Research paper entitled ‘Digital India: Flagship Programme of Government of India’ was presented at Pt Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh during International Conference held on 24-26 September 2017.

    6. A paper titled ‘Pune Urban Fringe: Problems and Perspectives’ was presented at Abasaheb Garware College, Pune during National Conference held on 23-24 January 2018.

    7. State level seminar was organized by Shree Dhokeshwar College, Takali Dhokeshwar on 24 January 2018, a paper was presented on ‘New Trends in Tourism’.

    8. Presented a paper at Arts, Science and Commerce, Kolhar, Dist. Ahmednagar on 16-17 January, 2019, title of the paper was ‘Pune to Kanyakumari: Ecofriendly Travelling’.

    9. Presented a paper entitled ‘Temporal changes in Population Characteristics of Pune City’ in International Conference conducted by Kisan Veer Mahavidyalaya, Wai on 20 March 2021.

    10. Presented a research paper at XV DGSI International Geography Online Conference entitled ‘Impact of Lockdown on Tourism Sector in India organized by Department of Geography, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj, from 26-28 November 2020.

  • Prof. Jyoti Acharya
    1. Published a research article on ‘The Effects of Coronavirus on Families in Indian Cities’ in the Journal B.Aadhar (ISSN 2278 -9308, Issue No 237 June 2020, Pages 61-69) Badnera, Amravati.

    2. A research paper entitled ‘An Overview of Development of Transport Geography in India through Research Paper’ published in Peer Reviewed International Research Journal of Geography Maharashtra Bhugolshastra Sansodhan Patrika ISSN : 0971-6785 {Impact Factor 4.567 Renew (IIFS)} Vol. 37, No.2, Jul-Dec 2020. pp 76-80

Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Attended

  • Dr. Sanjay Patil
    1. Participated in State level Seminar organized by Department of English, Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ganeshkhind Pune on ‘Literature, Language and Innovations’ during 20 December, 2017.

    2. Participated in Students Economic Conference organized by Department of Economics, Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ganeshkhind, Pune on ‘Changing Tax Structure in India’ on 12 February, 2018.

    3. Participated in National Seminar organized by Department of Geography Savitribai Phule Pune University in association with Institute of Indian Geographers (IIG) Pune on 26-27 March 2018.

    4. Participated in “Kayada Saksharata (Literacy about Law)” organized by Life Long Learning and Extension with Department of Economics, Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ganeshkhind, Pune on 21 February 2019.

    5. Participated in “Intellectual Property Rights in India: Issues and Concerns” organized by Dr. D.Y.Patil Arts, Science and Commerce College, Pimpri, Pune on 14-15 February 2019.

    6. Participated in National Seminar organized by Department of Geography, Savitribai Phule Pune University on 8 March 2019.

    7. State Level Conference on Innovative Teaching Pedagogy organized by Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ganeshkhind, Pune on 22-23 February 2019.

  • Prof. Motilal More
    1. Participated in State level Seminar organized by Department of English, Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ganeshkhind Pune on ‘Literature, Language and Innovations’ during 20 December, 2017.

    2. Participated in Students Economic Conference organized by Department of Economics, Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ganeshkhind, Pune on ‘Changing Tax Structure in India’ on 12 February, 2018.

  • Prof. Jyoti Acharya
    1. Department of Chemistry (S & H) Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore organized National Webinar held on 15th May 2020 in the subject ‘Research Publications: Skills, Ethics and Misconducts’.

    2. IQAC and BMS & B. Com (Banking and Insurance) of J.Watumull Sandhubella Girls College in association with Mansi Bharat Gada Degree College of Commerce, Bhivandi, Thane organized National Level One day live webinar on 21st May 2020 and topic of the webinar was Research Methodology.

    3. A Week Faculty Development Programme from June 8 to June 14, 2020 was organized by Teaching Learning Center Ramanujan College, University of Delhi sponsored by Ministry of Human Resource Development Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT) on the subject Open Source Tools for Research.

    4. Participated and completed Two Days State Level Workshop on “Use of ICT Tools in Education (WIC TE 2018) held on 7-8 December 2018 organized by Department of Computer Science, MIT Arts, Commerce and Science College, Alandi (D).

    5. Participated in Two Days National Conference on “Intellectual Property Rights in India: Issues and Concerns” organized by IQAC and Department of Geography, Dr. D.Y.Patil Arts, Commerce and Science College, Pimpri, Pune 18 during14-15 February, 2019.

    6. Participated in the State Level Conference on “Innovative Teaching Pedagogy” organized by Department of Zoology, Modern College, Ganeshkhind, Pune in association with SPPU under Quality Improvement Program during 22-23 Feb 2019.

  • Prof. Harsha Natu
    1. Participated in State level Seminar organized by Department of English, Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ganeshkhind Pune on ‘Literature, Language and Innovations’ during 20 December, 2017.

    2. Participated in Students Economic Conference organized by Department of Economics, Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ganeshkhind, Pune on ‘Changing Tax Structure in India’ on 12 February, 2018.

Courses Attended

  • Dr. Sanjay Patil
    1. Participated in “Yoga for Unity and Well being”100 days of Yoga Program March 14 to June 21, 2021.

    2. Participated one month Online Course on “Ancient Indian Science and Technology” conducted by Bhishma School of Indic Studies in association with Infinity Foundation, USA from 5 April to 30 April 2021.

    3. Participated in 7 Days online National Level Short Term Course of “Cultural Heritage of Narmada River Valley” from 16-22 May, 2021.

  • Prof. Jyoti Acharya
    1. Participated in foundation Course ‘Certificate Course on IPR’ organized by Sir Parashurambhau College, Pune sponsored by RUSA from 18/03/2021 to 23/03/2021.

    2. 8 Weeks Course (Sept to Nov 2020) successfully completed Online Certification through NPTEL IIT Madras on the subject ‘Introduction to Research’.

Awards

  • Dr. Sanjay Patil
    1. Bhugol Bhushan: Awarded as ‘Bhugol Bhushan’ at XII International DGSI International Conference organized by Pt. Ravishankar University, Raipur, Chhatisgarh on 24-26 Sept 2017.

    2. Paryavaran Mitra: Awarded by Natural Environment Protection & Human Development Organisation (NEPHDO) at Pune

Subject Expert

  • Dr. Sanjay Patil
    1. Worked as a Subject Expert in ‘Geo Fest’ 2018 at Sir Parashurambhau College, Pune

    2. Worked as a Subject Expert in ‘Vasundhara Fest 2020’ on 17 January 2020 at Modern College,Shivajinagar, Pune

  • 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

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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

 

 

 

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

  1. Geo Carnival - Intercollegiate competition organized for students like elocution, display of geographical models, quiz, poster competition, photograph competition, Documentary presentation, rangoli competition etc. to booster for all round development.

  2. River Walk - Along with Jeevit Nadi and Kirloskar Vasundhara Film Festival, river walk is arranged to make students understand River Ecosystem.

  3. Nature Trail – A walk is planned in the forested areas to understand flora-fauna and their association with the nature (Biodiversity)

  4. Cycling - Cycle Ride along with students is planned to build up physical, mental stamina.

  5. Trekking – Trekking is planned to promote adventure activity among students to explore and create awareness about physical and mental health, biodiversity etc.

  6. Movie Club – Documentaries based on social, cultural, political, scientific, environmental issues are shown followed by discussion. Students are taken to the theater to watch scientific or patriotic movies if time permits. It gives a platform to the students to express their views.

  7. Visits – Visits are organized to nearby areas and institutes like Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), IUCCA, Museums, industries etc to know the structure, mechanism and importance of the organizations.

  8. Study Tour – As a part of curriculum, study tours are arranged to understand physical, social, cultural, environmental, economical aspects of the study area to be visited.

  9. Village Survey – A village is surveyed to understand physical, socio-economic, cultural aspects.

  10. Sky watch - Star gazing program for students with telescope to create interest in astronomy.


  11. 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



    • Eminent personalities visited so far

    Sr. No.

    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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