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Geography Department

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:

The department of geography was started in the year 2001 and Master of Art (Geography) was started from 2013 presently the department has 40 seats for PG course. Geographers study the natural and social processes that form our environments and interpret the changing interrelationships between environment and society. Geography courses examine the role of the natural environment in limiting and creating opportunities for people, and the role of society in reshaping the Earth habitat. At UGC, the Geography undergraduate program is divided into three fields: Physical, human, and technical. The Department offers a wide range of courses leading to a Bachelor of Art Degree.


VISION: Geography underpins a lifelong 'Conversation about the earth as the home of human kind. Geography therefore contributes to a balanced education for all young people in schools, colleges and other settings.

The Geography department believes that geographical knowledge, concepts and skills are essential components of a broad and balanced curriculum. Geography makes a major Contribution to student physical, intellectual, social and emotional development.


MISSION: Geography is concerned with the study of places, the human and physical processes which shape them and the people who live in them. It helps students to make since of their surroundings and to gain a better appreciation and Understanding of the variety of physical and human conditions on earth's surface.


Aims & Objectives: -

  • To develop in them an understanding of basic concepts, principles and theories relatives to geographical phenomena.
  • To contribute in the effort to make the environment clean, greener and a better place to live in.
  • To develop the skills of reading maps and globes, to develop drawing and measuring skill.
  • To develop the skill of using and manipulating geographical instruments.
  • To develop the learner's personality with a strong value base.
  • To develop scientific attitude and to develop the ability to draw valid conclusions and independent thinking.

FACULTY MEMBERS

  • Dr. Anju Dabas (M.Sc /Ph.D /Net) - HOD
  • Mrs. Rekha (M.A./ B.Ed)
  • Mrs. Annu (M.A/ B.Ed)
  • Mr. Himanshu (M.Sc/NET/JRF)


Different Activities Organized By the Department