Department of Geography

Geography Department

Department at a Glance

The Department of Geography was established under Pt. R.S.U. Raipur (1967) with undergraduate courses. Gradually Postgraduate Courses were also started in 1983. In 1986 department produced the first batch of PG students. Prof. L.K.Sao was the founder head of the department, he was one of the most eminent geographer of the Chhattisgarh region. From 1994 to 2005 Dr. D.R. Nayak chaired the department as a head followed by Dr. I.S. Chandrakar. From 2012-14 Prof.Vaidehi Sharma was Head of Department and at present Dr. Ranjana Sharma is working in the department as head. Dr. Sushma Yadav is the another faculty member of this department supported by Shri Rajesh Shrivastava as Lab technician. The department has credit to complete three MINOR & one MAJOR RESEARCH PROJECT supported by U.G.C.

VISION
The main vision of the department is to enrich gap in the knowledge of geographical science to generate competent human resource for successful assessment of geographical features of the region, to explore different geographical qualities of high land of Durg and surrounding area with various aspects of ecology specially land, mines, forest and water resource. The geogenic process of the region is also a primary vision of concern for the department. 

MISSION
To transform above vision our department is exploring following missions –

1.    To produce skilled and competent human resource feathered with graduate and postgraduate degree.

2.    To provide all possible knowledge about every geographical aspect of the region.

3.    To enrich scholars with research skill so that vision may be translated.

4.    To create suitable human resource for societal competency and service.

 

DRC Research and Guide

Research guide 
Dr. Ranjana Sharma

Minor Projects

S.No

Name

Title

Funding Agency/Amount

Duration

1.

Dr. Ranjana Sharma

Nutritional level of Rural population of Durg  Distt.

U.G.C / Rs.78000

2006-08

2.

Dr. I.S. Chandrakar

Waste Land Management

U.G.C./Rs. 90000

2009-11

3.

Dr. A. K.Mishra

Socio-Economic condition of Baiga janjati of kawardha Distt

U.G.C./Rs.105000

2010-12

 

Major Projects

S.No

Name

Title

Funding Agency/Amount

Duration

1.

Dr. Ranjana Sharma

Nutritional Level of Rural Population of C.G. Basin.

U.G.C /Rs.1100800

2012-15-16

 

Publications

PUBLICATIONS OF THE FACULTIES

S.No

Name

No. of Publications

1.

Dr. Ranjana Sharma

07

2.

Dr. A.K. Mishra

05

3.

Dr. I.S. Chandrakar

02

4.

Dr. S. Yadav

01


DR. RANJANA SHARMA

S.No

Year

Title

Name of Journal/Book

ISSNNo./

ISBN No.

Volume/

Edition

1.

2015

2.

2014

Rural Population of North & North West Chhattisgarh Basin

Shodh Sankalp Bhilai.

2277-2715

(08) Jan. Page no.

35-40

3.

2013

Food Grain Availability & Intake Pattern in Rural Population of West Chhattisgarh Basin

Shrinkhala. (INT) Kanpur

2321-290(x)

(02) Aug.

Page no. 120-125

4.

2011

Nutritional level of Rural Population – Special Reference to Durg Distt.

A Journal of Asia for Democracy & Development. Morena (M.P.)

0973-3833

XI (03)

Page no. 143-149

5.

2011

Cropping intensity & Crop Diversity – A study of Durg Distt.

A Journal of Asia for Democracy & Development.

0973-3833

XI (01)

Page no. 169-173


DR. SUSHMA YADAV

S.No

Year

Title

Name of Journal/Book

ISSNNo./

ISBN No.

Volume/

Edition

1.

2014

Nagariya khsetra ki gandi bastion me nivasrat parivaron ka star – Bhilai nagar ki gandi bastiya – Ek Pratik adhyan

Shrinkhala

2349-980

02 (III) Nov 14

 

Seminar

DR. RANJANA SHARMA

S.No

Year

Topic of workshop/Seminar/Symposia/Conference

Date

1.

2015

Workshop – Naksalvad – samshya avm prabhav

26 Nov 2015

2.

2014

1.Development of Chhattisgarh – Gram Matwari ka ek prtikatmak Adhyan- aahar avm poshan

10-12 Oct

Raipur

2.Workshop -  Abhivyakti k kalatmak Mdhyam

8,9 feb. Durg

3.

2013

IQAC Work Shop- Quality Inhansment through Innovation in Teaching , Learning & Evaluation

4.

2012

Tribal – Food & Nutrition – Nutritional Level of Rural Population of Village Semardih, Block- Dondilohara

15-16 Feb , Raipur

5.

2011

1.Resource Development – Marine Resource – New Diamention & Sustainable Development.

17-18 Dec, Durg

2. Water Resource Management – Developing Water Sustaining liveliwoods.

7-8 Jan. Bilaspur

3. Biodiversity – Udanti Wieldlife Santury – An Idial Scenario of Biodiversity

11, 12 Jan Baloda bazaar.

 

DR. SUSHMA YADAV

S.No

Year

Topic of workshop/Seminar/Symposia/Conference

Date

1.

2015

Workshop – Naksalvad – samshya avm prabhav

26 Nov 2015

2.

2014

  1. National Conference

2. National Seminar

20-22 Jan

25-26 Nov

3.

2013

National seminar

15-16 Jan

4.

2012

  1. National workshop
  2. National Seminar

3.International Seminar

9-10 Feb
15-16 Feb

19-20 Dec

5.

2011

  1. National Seminar
  2. National Seminar
  3. National Seminar

7-8 Jan
12-13 Jan

14-15 Jan

 

Library

The department has richlibrary for their stake holders. The departmental library consist of about 1400books besides Book bank resources. About 346 books supplements book bank of thedepartment. National & International Research Journals are the importantpart of our library like – TANSECTION, UTTAR BHATRAT KI BHUGOL PATRIKA. A JOURNAL OF ASIA FORDEMOCRACY & DEVELOPMENT, SODHA UPKRAM, SODHA SANKALP SHINKHALA &EDUCATIONAL WAVE


Research Laboratory

Well equipped lab with advanced instruments like GIS Software. GPS, LCD, satellite Imageries ,With Wi-Fi connect


Activities

Extension activities 

(November2011 to November 2015)–Socio – economic survey based on different objectives.

S.No

Year

Date of Event

Theme/Title of the Event

1.

2012-13

Jan-Feb 2013

Availability of Water Resources & their Management

2.

2013-14

Jan-Feb 2014

Dietary Survey

3.

2014-15

Jan-Feb 2015

Development of Marketing Center in Villages

4.

2015-16

Jan- Feb 2016

Agricultural Land use Pattern

 

Cultural Activities
Extra co – curricular activities are organized under Geographical Society like- Geographical knowledge test, Map filling test, Quiz competition, Poster Competition, Group Discussion etc.

Social Activities
Activities organized under Environmental club & Geographical society – Plantation programme.


Placements

Students Placement

Followingare the list of students placed in different organizations and institutions -

S.No

Name

PLACEMENT

1.

ROHIT KURRE

S.P.  C.G. GOVT.

2

NARENDRA SAKARE

HIGHER EDUCATION C.G. GOVT.

3.

KIRTI KAUSHIK

FOOD OFFICER  C.G. GOVT.

4.

VARSHA NASHINE

LECT. SCHOOL EDU.  C.G. GOVT.

5.

PREMLATA

LECT. SCHOOL EDU.  C.G. GOVT.

6.

VIKASH DHRUVE

LAW OFFICER RAILWAY

7.

ABHISHEK SHUKLA

S.E. RAILWAY

8.

SURESH SAHU

S.F.  C.G. GOVT.

9.

NAVEEN GAUTAM

MNC DELHI

10.

JINENDRA DONGRE

SCHOOL EDU. D.A.V.MALAJKHAND

11.

SHIWANI KHANDUJA

SCHOOL EDU. D.A.V.MALAJKHAND

12.

ABHISHEK AGRAWAL

INTERNSHIP

13.

BINA SINGH

HIGHER EDUCATION

14.

SUNITA KUMARI

LAB. TECH. HIGHER EDUCATION

15.

RAJENDRA DHRUVE

SCHOOL EDU. C.G. GOVT.

16.

BHAWANA

SCHOOL EDU. C.G. GOVT.

17.

CHANDAN SINGH RATHORE

HIGHER EDUCATION  C.G. GOVT.

18.

DR. TRIPTI RAJPOOT

HIGHER EDUCATION  C.G. GOVT.

19.

HEMANT YADU

C.G. GOVT.

20.

DR. SHRADDHA SAHU

HIGHER EDUCATION  C.G. GOVT.

21.

DHARMENDRA DEWANGAN

HIGHER EDUCATION  C.G. GOVT.

 

S NoFaculty PhotoFaculty NameQualificationDepartmentDesignationMobile NoProfile
1 DR. INDRAMAN SINGH CHANDRAKERPh.D. GeographyProfessor And H.O.D- View Profile
2 Dr. Sanjay Kumar Das Ph.D.GeographyAssistant Professor- View Profile
3 Dr. SUSHMA YADAVPh.D. GeographyAsst. Professor- View Profile
4 Dr. RANJANA SHARMAPh.D. GeographyAsst. Professor - View Profile


Availability of Water Resources & their Management


Venue : Govt. Science College Durg
Date : 04-02-2013

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