History of the Department
The Department of Geography was established in 1999 and as a special subject for B. A. Part - III in 2001. Dr. B. S. Jadhav, Dr. M. A. Patil and Dr. D. J. Bhandare are full-time permanent faculty and one CHB faculty Miss. S. D. Mali is working in the department.
Our department has implemented various programmes foreside development of the students’ e.g. seminar, question-answer sessions, quiz, field visit, project work etc. Some of our alumni have shown their talent in competitive examination and are leading successful career in Police department, Education department, various business as well as agriculture. Most of our alumni have completed post graduate degree and other academic degree and diplomas also.
Departmental student Miss. Asma Sahebji Desai has placed at 9th rank in general merit list (Arts) of Shivaji University, Kolhapur in 2016-17. In the academic year 2018-19, The college level Minor Research Project (Rs. 5000/-) is going on entitled ‘Geographical Analysis of Soil Health: A Case Study of Latavade Village in Hatkanangale Tahsil (Kolhapur District)’ has been sanctioned to Miss. Jyoti S. Patel, Miss. Supriya B. Patil, Miss. Pranoti A. Tawandkar and Mr. Akshay A. Khot B. A. Part II departmental students.
Departmental faculty actively engaged in research work. They are presented and published their research articles/papers in reputed journals at state, national and international levels as well as seminars, conferences and workshops. Beside this they are delivered speeches on different topics in occasional functions and days, workshops, seminars and conferences at different levels. Dr. B. S. Jadhav had sanctioned and successfully completed Minor Research Project (UGC) entitled, 'Development and Resource management in Hatkanangale Tahsil (Kolhapur District)'.