Department of Geography

It was established in July 1983. It started with UG programme with one post of assistant professor. In 1993, PG programme in geography commenced. With sanctioning of 2 more teaching posts, the strength of teaching staff increased to 3; one professor and two assistant professors. Being equipped with a practical laboratory, it got one post of laboratory technician and one post of laboratory. In the year 2015, one more post of assistant professor was sanctioned. Present scenario is as follows;

1.  Strength of the Staff:

Professor – vacant post

Assistant Professor – 3 posts –

  • Krishna Nandan Prasad – M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. (JNU, New Delhi)
  • Suvendra Jenamani – M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. (DU, Delhi)
  • Anil Kumar Mishra – M.A., Ph.D. (Pt. RSU, Raipur)

Lab. technician – Shri Mukesh Kumar Tembhurkar

Lab. Attendant – Shri Pankaj Jha

  1. Facilities Available in the Department:

              Instruments: i. Statistical Software           ii. GIS Software

                 iii. LCD                                                                 iv. Interactive Board

  1. Books in Dept. Library410
  2. Journals and Magazines:06

             i. Geographical Review of India, Kolkata   Deccan Geographer, Poona

ii. Annals of the Association of Rajasthan Geographers Bhilwara

iii . Annals of NAGI, New Delhi

iv. Economic and Political Weekly, Mumbai

v. Yojana, New Delhi

vi. Kurukshetra, New Delhi

   Others: Employmet News, Rojgar auvm Nirman, Pratiyogta Darpan, Chronical (Voluntary Contribution of Rs. 10 by members of PG Geography Students’ Council)

 Other Features of the Department:

  1.     Activities Organized under Scheme of Autonomy in a year
  2.    Organization of 4 to 5 Guest Lectures.
  3.    Theme-based Community Participation
  4.     (It is Jal-Jangal-Jameen Sansadhan Jagrukta Programme)
  5.      Organization of Field Survey for BA III year students
  6. Organization of Educational Tour for MA students
  7. Organization of Alumni Meet
  8. Publication of Books : 03
  9. Teachers’ Contribution:5 MRP of UGC ( 2 interdisciplinary)

           Completed: – 01 Agriculture Labourers

               – 02 Inter-disciplinary

  1. Archaeological & Historical Sites (Geography & History)
  2. Zoo-Diversity (Geography & Zoology)

iii.   National Seminar Organized: 01 (Regional Development in the Era of GLIP)

  1. Research Guide: 03
  •      Krishna Nandan Prasad
  •      Suvendra Jenamani
  •      Anil Kumar Mishra
  1. Chief Editor of Research Fronts :  Dr. Krishna Nandan Prasad