Welcome to the Department of Geography
Department of Geography at Government Institute of Science and Humanities, Amravati was established in 1948. Geography department is the second oldest in Vidharbha region and has completed 73 years in UG level teaching and 64 years in PG level teaching. In the last century geography department grow to become one of the largest in the state of Maharashtra and largest in the Vidarbha region. Department has marked its presence in Academia in Maharashtra and India. Till date Alumni from the department have become lecturers and head of department in Maharashtra especially in vidarbha region, helping to grow the subject. Department has also produced many renowned scholars that are working in different fields of the society. The well-known geographer Prof. B.K. Bidwai was the first head of the department. Prof. B.K. Bidwai, Prof. B.G. Tamaskar, Prof. Sintanshu Mukerjee, Dr. S.S. Padhye, Dr. B.C. Changole continued the expansion and development of the department. he department, right from its inception has given high priority for teaching and research. The faculty is actively engaged in cutting edge research in the frontier areas of Human and Physical Geography. The department is well equipped with research facility and library resources. Till date 32 candidates have been awarded Ph.D. degree, and 75 students received M.Phil. Degree from the department. Also 35 students from the department have cleared SET/NET examination.
Mission and Vision
- The Department of Geography’s mission is to provide its students with educational experiences of the high quality and to conduct vital research.
- The department is committed to outstanding teaching, research and scholarly activities within the framework of academic freedom and diversity of ideas.
- The department is dedicated to the achievement of knowledge and to serving our communities, from local to global.