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शासकीय विदर्भ ज्ञान विज्ञान संस्था, अमरावती
Government Vidarbha Institute of Science & Humanities, Amravati

NAAC Re-Accredited with Grade "A" (2nd Cycle) with CGPA 3.32

Dept. of Marathi...

Vidarbh region has got a varied tradition of naturally beauty and geographical- historical marks. In this region a great Mahanubhav Saints shri Chrakradhara , Shri Govindprabhu has made a significant work in Marathi literature & culture. After then in modern age Saint Gulabrao Maharaj , Saint Gadgebaba, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj , Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh And so on has also made significant work in this area for the renaissance and enlightenment of common , subaltern people.

In this varied and rich area The King Edward College was established in 1923 at Amravati. In this college Marathi Department was started in 1933-34 and Pro. V. B. Kolte taught Marathi language & literature in this department for a one and half decade. He was well-known researcher, author in Maharashtra. He became Vice chancellor of Nagpur University. After him Prof. S. N. Banahatti, Prof. B.S. Pandit, Dr. N. G. Deshmukh, Dr. M .G. Natu, Prof. R.G. Jadhao, Dr. G. M. Pawar, Dr. V. A. Dahake, Dr. Prabha Ganorkar, Dr. Vijaya Dabir, Dr. Sushila Patil, Dr. Ramesh Andhare, Prof. M. N. Sarpatwar and many more, who proved themselves in the field of Marathi Literature , significantly contributed to the academics of the department.All these faculties created literary-cultural atmosphere in the campus, as well in the premises of this region. Later many renowned Marathi writers came to their identify. Vishram Bedekar, Suresh Bhatt, Madhukar Keche, Vidyadhar Gokhale, R. G. Chaure, Subhash Khandare, Shankar Raut, Ashok Rana, Ashok Thorat, Satteshwar More, Mona chimote, Vimal Bhalerao, Vasant shende and so on are the names to be mentioned in this concern. The department has the long and continuous tradition of university merits. Many students claimed the Gold medals. More than 30 students have qualified NET/SET Examination. Many students have been awarded M. Phil/ Ph.D. degrees and many more are pursuing the research for Ph.D.

In the department continuously literary-cultural programmes are organised. ‘Poetry writing workshop, NET / SET workshop, who to write in standard Marathi campaign, Guest Lectures, Literary Society, Group Discussion, Poetry Reading etc programmes are organised to enhance literary taste and sensibility.

The study from undergraduate to Post graduate and research facility for M.Phil., Ph.D. is available in the department.

Intake capacity : BA – 420 / MA-80 / M.Phil. – 20/ Ph.D.-24

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Head Of the Department

Sr. No. Name Designation Qualification Experience(Years) Photo Details
1 Dr. Santosh Waghuji Chavan H.O.D. M.A. , M. Phil., Ph. D., SET 15 years View

Teaching Staff

Sr. No. Name Designation Qualification Experience(Years) Photo Details
1 Dr. Santosh Waghuji Chavan Assistant Professor M.A. , M. Phil., Ph. D., SET 15 years View
2 Dr. Sanjay Yashwant Lohakare Assistant Professor M.A., B. Ed. Ph. D., SET, NET 3 years View
3 Dr. Alka Kashiram Hiwale Assistant Professor M.A. , M. Phil., Ph. D., NET 14 Years View

Non Teaching Staff

Sr.No. Name Designation
1 nil nil



शासकीय विदर्भ ज्ञान विज्ञान संस्था, अमरावती
Government Vidarbha Institute of Science & Humanities,Amravati
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