About Department Geography

 

Head of the Department: Prof. R.P. Mishra
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  1. Name of the Department                       :  4.3–Deptt. of General & Applied Geography

Year of Establishment : 1953

  1. Brief Introduction of the Department :

The Department of General and Applied Geography is one of the pioneer departments in the country. It was established in 1953 with Prof. Mackim as its first Head. Faculties are sharing their research finding at national and international academic platforms and have been published in leading national and international research journals. Department offers under graduate, post graduate and Ph.D. courses. We are committed to helping our students to develop their skills, such as team work, report writing, IT skills and presentations. These skills are integral to the course and manifest themselves in the varied assessment and training methods used throughout the three years of undergraduate and two years post graduate teaching. The Department of General & Applied Geography today is a flourishing and expanding academic community committed to high standards of research & teaching in the country. Now, the department has 11 meritorious, experienced and devoted faculty members which consist of three professors, eight assistant professors. Department has pioneer in the teaching of astronomy, cartography and applied geography. By virtue of its teaching and research, the department has been attracting students from all over country viz. Assam, West Bengal, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Jammu & Kashmir, Maharastra, New Delhi etc. The department has produced several academicians, scientists and administrative officers.  The department is well equipped with advanced survey instruments. 

 

  1. (a)  Details of Teaching Faculty           :

Sl.

No.

Name

Designation

Degree (University /

Institute from which awarded)

Subject Specialization

1.

Dr. R. P. Mishra

Professor & Head

MA, Ph.D. (Dr. HSG VV Sagar)

Population Geography, Food System, Nutritional and Health

2.

Dr. P. Soni  ( Retired  )

Professor

MA, Ph.D. (Dr. HSG VV Sagar)

Geomorphology

3.

Dr. C. K. Jain  ( Retired )

Professor

MA, Ph.D. (Dr. HSG VV Sagar)

Agricultural Geography

4.

Dr. R. K. Shrivastava

Asstt. Prof.

MA, Ph.D. (Dr. HSG VV Sagar)

Industrial Geography

5.

Dr. Pawan Kumar Sharma

Asstt. Prof.

MA, Ph.D. (University of Rajasthan, Jaipur)

Regional Planning

6.

Dr. Raj Bahadur Anuragi

Asstt. Prof.

MA, Ph.D. (APS University, Rewa)

Ecotourism and Social Geography

7.

Mr. Satheesh C.

Asstt. Prof.

M.Sc.(Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu)

Human Well Being, Development Studies

8.

Dr. Hemant Patidar

Asstt. Prof.

MA, Ph.D. (BHU, Varanasi)

Population and Urban Geography

9.

Mr. Rakesh Saini

Asstt. Prof.

MA, M.Phil (JNU, New Delhi)

Snow and Glacial Monitoring GIS and GPS Mapping

10.

Mr. Parvendra Kumar

Asstt. Prof.

MA, M.Phil (JNU, New Delhi)

Glaciers and Glaciations

11.

Dr. Sanjay Kumar ( Left the university)

Asstt. Prof.

MA, Ph.D. (JNU, New Delhi)

Social Geography, Development Studies

 

  1. Student Intake Capacity (PG)                                                                                       : 40
  2. Number of Teaching and Non Teaching Staff in the department (during 2017-18) :  

Designation

SC

ST

OBC

UR

Total

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

Professor

 

 

 

 

1

 

2

 

3

 

Associate Professor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Professor

2

 

1

 

3

 

2

 

8

 

Technical Assitant

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

LDC

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

2

 

MTS

1

 

 

 

3

 

1

 

5

 

 

  1. (a) Details of the Courses (CBCS) conducted by the Department : (PG Programme)

I

Semester

Code

Course Title

Credit

GOG  CC 121

History of Geographical Thought.

4

GOG  CC 122

Advanced Physical Geography  Lithosphere

4

GOG  CC 123

Advanced Human Geography.

4

GOG  CC 124

Advanced Geography of India: Physical and Resources.

4

GOG  CC 125

Quantititative Techniques and Map Projections (Practical)  

4

II

Semester

GOG  CC 221

Concepts and Methods in Geography

4

GOG  CC 222

Advanced Physical Geography  Atmosphere and  Hydrosphere

4

GOG  CC 223

Advanced Economic Geography

4

GOG  CC 224

Advanced Geography of India: Economy and Development

4

GOG  CC 225

Marphometric Analysis and Geological Maps (Practical) 

4

Open Electrive Course of 2 credits to be opted by students outside the department

GOG  OE 221

Rural Development

2

III

Semester

GOG  CC 321

Advanced Geomorphology

4

GOG  CC 322

Astronomy and Terrestrial Survey (Practical)

4

Two courses to be opted from the following elective courses

GOG  EC 321

Environmental Geography

4

GOG  EC 322

Population Geography

4

GOG  EC 323

Regional Planning and Development

4

GOG  EC 324

Agricultural Geography

4

GOG  EC 325

Introduction to Remote Sensing

4

Open Electrive Course of 2 credits to be opted by students outside the department

GOG  OE 321

Population and Development

2

IV

Semester

GOG  CC 421

Applied Geomorphology

4

GOG  CC 422

Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and GIS (Practical)

4

GOG  CC 423

Field Survey and Field Techniques (Practical)

4

Two courses to be opted from the following elective courses

GOG  EC 421

Environmental Management

4

GOG  EC 422

Population Geography of India

4

GOG  EC 423

Urban Geography

4

GOG  EC 424

Industrial Geography

4

GOG  EC 425

Geographical Information System & GPS

4

 

(b) Course Conducted by the Department for Ph.D. Programme:

Semester

Courses

Course Title

Credits

I

GOG CC 141

Research Methodology in Geography

4

GOG CC 142

Remote Sensing and GIS in Geography (Practical)

4

GOG CC 143

Review of Published Work / Project Report

4

GOG EC 141

Advanced Geomorphology

4

GOG EC 142

Population Analysis : Theories &  Techniques 

GOG EC 143

Agricultural  Geography : Concepts and Techniques

GOG EC 144

Regional Planning and Development

 

 

 

 

  1. (a) Student Particulars (Number of Students during 2017-18)  :

Sl.

No.

Courses / Semester

SC

ST

General

OBC

Total

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

1.

M.A. / M.Sc. I Semester (July 2017)

2

2

3

 

4

4

5

6

14

12

2.

M.A. / M.Sc. II Semester (Jan.2018)

2

2

3

 

4

4

5

6

14

12

3.

M.A. / M.Sc. III Semester (July 2017)

5

1

3

1

4

4

4

2

17

7

4.

M.A. / M.Sc. IV Semester (Jan.2018)

5

1

3

1

4

4

4

2

17

7

 

(b) Students Support and Progress :

        (i) Total No. of Students (2017-18):

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        (ii)No. of Student outside the state : 12

  1.        

UR

SC

ST

OBC

PC

Total

13

13

02

24

0

52

 

 

(c)  Course / Programmewise Distribution of Pass Percentage                           : 100

Programme/Semester

Registered

Appeared

No. of Pass students

Pass Percentage

M.A. Semester I

M.Sc. Semester I

23

 

13

09

11

09

84.62

100.00

M.A. Semester III

M.Sc. Semester III

 

18

06

17

06

94.44

100.00

 

  1. Details of students who are receiving Fellowship/Financial Support  (2017-18) :

Course

Details

SC

ST

OBC

UR

Grand Total

M

F

TT

M

F

TT

M

F

TT

M

F

TT

M

F

TT

Ph.D.

Total

02

 

02

 

 

 

02

01

03

01

 

01

05

01

06

Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship

01

 

01

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

01

 

01

UGC-JRF/SRF

 

 

 

 

 

 

02

01

03

01

 

 

03

01

04

DHSGSU –UGC

01

 

01

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

01

 

01

 

  1. Number of publications (Research Papers/ presented / chaired sessions / attended Seminars / Conferences / Workshops; Invited Lectures given by Teaching Faculty) (Annexure I)

Sl.

No.

Name of Faculty

Research

Papers Published

Books

Published

Chapters

in Books

Papers presented

Chaired sessions

Attended

Seminars / Conferences

Invited Lectures given

1.

Prof. R. P. Mishra

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

Dr. R. K. Shrivastri

3

 

 

7

2

7

 

3.

Dr. Pawan K. Sharma

2

 

 

1

 

2

 

4.

Dr. Raj Bahadur Anuragi

1

 

 

1

 

1

 

5.

Dr. Hemant Patidar

1

 

 

 

 

2

1

6.

Shri Parvendra Kumar

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.

Shri Rakesh Saini

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

Total

11

 

 

9

2

13

1

  1. Ongoing Major/Minor Researchprojects at the Department:  01  (Major)

 

  1. Research funds sanctioned/received from funding agencies, industry and other organizations :

Nature of Project (Name)

Duration /Year

Ffunding Agency

Grant sanctioned

  •  

Spatial Variation in the Level of Development in Bundelkhand Region of M. P. – A Micro Level Analysis and Planning of Rural Growth centrea for integrated Rural Development_

2018 -2020

  1.  

9.50 Lakh

2.375 Lakh