Sociology

Sociology


The department of sociology came in to existence in 1981. Started with 80 students in its resent stage presently the strength has reached to 350-400 students. Amongst all social sciences, sociology is one of the most coveted streams. Since its inception the department has pioneered in providing quality education and has thus produced scholars, intellectuals and educationists.Eminent professors and distinguished scholars from other universities have contributed in disseminating knowledge to our student. 

This department is formally established by Dr. Suchitra Sharma.Later (Late) Dr. A.P. Shrivastava, Shri A. K. Parsai, Dr. G. P. Sharma and Dr.Archana Pandey contributed their service for the better future of students. The department is recognized as "Star Performer Department". At present, the faculty consists of two Professors and two Asst. Professors with Dr. Rajendra Choubey as the head of the department and Dr. Ashwini Mahajan, Dr. Suchitra Sharma, Dr. Sapana Sharma Saraswat as the members of the department. Post Graduate courses were introduced in the year 1986 keeping in view to orient students with a sociological perspective on regional and national issues. It also aims to develop interest and teach the importance and significance of sociology in connection with other disciplines. Over the years large number of students who performed with flying colors have been offering their services big teaching in universities, Railways, Defense services, state govt. Administration and by clearing NET and JRF Exams. They have successfully proven their mettle and have created a space for themselves in society.

The department strives to provide coaching and guidance especially to the (SC/ST/OBC) underprivileged students. This has really proved beneficial as in the past years many students have cleared competitive exams.Subsequently in the academic session 2013-14 and 2014-15 in the art stream students of this department have scored highest marks and were felicitated with Shri Nirmal Chandra Pathak Memorial Award with a cash prize of Rs. 10,000/-.

The faculty is committed towards promoting awareness amongst students for social concerns and community service. In accordance with their mission the faculty has adopted Thanod village and organizes various outreach programs and extension activities are organized within and without the premises as well. In2015 the department in association with the department of Psychology has initiated and established a "Guidance and Counseling Cell" to resolve problems and issues concerned with students' future aspirations. The department has organized the national workshop on "Naxalism in Chhattisgarh: Impact and challenges."

Vision 
The Department of sociology aspires to provide letter quality of higher education by retaining its standard of excellence in teaching. It seeks to respond to the changing social realities and impart knowledge to create a people centered, ecologically sustainable and just society which protects equality social justice and human rights for all. It looks forward to enhance the inherent ability of the enthusiasts.

Mission 
The department promotes socio-eco-friendly atmosphere through value oriented mind set and reflective practices in concrete field situations. The objective is to educate, train and prepare students for successful careers in their chosen field. The faculty supports and encourages the learners for their overall development. The curriculum, teaching and service demonstrates that the faculty value. The diverse profiles of its learners. It also strives to provide innovative educational, environment, opportunities and experiences that enable the individual communities of the region to grow, thrive and prosper.