Department of Geography

The Department of Geography was established with establishment of this College on July 1977 at general level. Department of Geography was started at special level in 1993 and now the Post Graduate course is running from the academic year 2010-2011.

Courses Offered

B. A. 12th Standard Pass 3 Years                240
M.A./M.SC B.A Pass 2 Years                 24


1 Dr. R. E. Najan H.O.D,Asst. Prof. M.A.,B.Ed,M.Phil,Ph.D
2 Prof. D. S. Ghungarde Asst. Prof. M.A NET,B.Ed
3 Prof. A. V. Thokal Asst. Prof. M.A NET
4 Prof J. D. Mhaske Asst. Prof. M.A NET,B.Ed
5 Prof K. K. Sasane Asst. Prof. M.A SET,NET
6 Prof S. S. Aher Asst. Prof. M.A NET

Sr.No. Objectives of the Department
1. To develop each student's intellectual skills of reasoning, analysis and critical thought through the application of geographical knowledge and methods.
2. To develop linking for the subject among the students.
3. To develop Geographical consequences among the students.
4. To analyses Geography with other subject.
5. To highlight the linkages of systematic Geography of India.
6. To provide over view of Resources Geography and its Interface with Environment.

Sr.No. Title of the seminar Funding Agency Level Sactioned Amount Status
1. Natural Resources Management and Sustainable Development UGC,New Dehli National 90000/- Organized
2. Natural Resources Management and Sustainable Development BCUD,Pune University State 25000/- Organized
3. Natural Resource Management and Sustainable Agriculture BCUD,Pune University International 300000/- Organized

Sr.No. Name of the Project Funding Agency Status
1. Problems and Prospects of Dairy Farming; A Case Study of Parner Tahasil -Dr.Najan R.E. College Completed
2. A study of changes in cropping pattern of Ahemdnagar district-A Geographical Analysis-Dr.Najan R.E. UGC Submitted
3. A study of water supply system in Ahmednagar district-A Geographical Analysis-Prof. Ghungarde D.S. UGC Completed
4. A roll of dairy farming on socio economic development of the farmers in Parner Tahasil-Prof. Thokal A.V. UGC Completed
5. Impact of Topographical features on Tourism Development in Parner Tahisl-Mrs. Jyotsna D.Mhaske UGC Submitted

Sr.No Activities
1. Dr.Najan R.E. has published one reference book entitled “Physio-Chemical Characteristics and Soil Salinity Problem” in January 2016
2. The department has published a Proceeding book on Natural Resources Management and Sustainable Development on 27th September 2013
3. Departmental faculty have published 31 research papers at various Journals and proceeding books
4. Departmental faculty have attended 68 conferences/seminars/ workshops at International/ National as well as State level
5. Departmental faculty have completed two refresher, one orientation and one short term course
6. Department has signed MoU with Maharashtra Bhugolshastra Parishad,Pune
7. Department organizes a Socio-Economic village Survey every year and prepares a report
8. Department organizes an educational study tours every year and prepares a report.
9. Department organizes industrial visit regularly.
10. Department celebrates the various days and Functions as a occasionally.

Sr.No Other Information
1. Prof Ghungarde and Prof Thokal are pursuing their
2. Rainwater Harvesting System has been developed in college campus by the department
3. Department has Automatic Weather Station
4. Department has a Departmental Library
5. Department has a Well Equipped Laboratory
6. Department has separate computer lab with internet and backup