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Geography

Highlights of the Department

  • The Department imparts P.G. and UG of Geography based on CBCS syllabus.
  • The students of the department excel in University Examination every year with 100% result and top ranks.
  • Teaching-learning process is up to date in the department with regular use of Smartboards, ICT aids, and other teaching aids.
  • The Department has a well-furnished laboratory and a departmental library.
  • On regular basis the students participate in various co-curricular and extra-curricular activities such as seminar, quiz, poster making, debate, power point presentation, exhibition, study tour etc.
  • Final year students take up research projects every year on relevant socio-economic issues.
  • National Seminars and Workshops are organized on regular basis on contemporary themes.
  • Department runs a Credit base Add- On Certificate course on ‘Travel and Tourism Management’.
  • The teachers of the department have undertaken ‘Research Project’ and they keep themselves updated by attending National/ International Seminars and publishing research articles in reputed journals.
  • The Department has undertaken an outreach programme ‘Manthan’ under which the students of the department, accompanied by a faculty member provide remedial coaching to the under-privileged school students at ‘Manthan’  NGO, Khagaul every Saturday.
  • The alumni of the department are well placed in various capacities such as Civil Services, lectureship, banking, and corporate sector. Some of the well-placed alumni are: Madhu Malti Ghosh, IAS, Ms. Nilima  Kumari , IAS, Ms. Sheela Irani, Bihar Police Service, Ms. Divya, IAS, Prof. Ravi Kiran Sharma, Prof. in Geography, P.U., Ms. Swarnim Sinha, Urban Planner, California, Vihag Guru, Vice President, Yes Bank Ltd.

Activities

PG Semester II students of Departments of Geography and Home Science visited Bihar Museum on 14.05.2022. The visit to a place of tourism importance was in compliance with the syllabus of PG SEC (Skill Enhancement Course) ‘Tourism and Hospitality Management’.

The Department of Geography organized a Poster Making Competition for Semester II students on 6th May, 2022, in Room No 17, Arts Block

To celebrate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav Department of Geography organized a Speech Contest for UG and PG IV semester students on the topic ‘ Bihar: Present and Future’ .

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Department of Geography celebrated Earth Day by ‘Poster Making Competition’ by Semester II students and Personality Development Class of Semester IV students.

Department of Geography organized an Essay Writing Competition for Post Graduate students on the topic ‘Bihar: Present and Future’ to celebrate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav on 16th April, 2022.

Power point seminar presentation by semester VI students of Department of Geography between 25th to 30 March. Please update it in the activities of Department of Geography.

Department of Geography organized a poster making competition for PG IV th semester students on the topic ‘Gender Equality’ to celebrate Women’s Day.

Beautification of Terrace Garden with PG Semester IV students.

PG 4th semester students of Department of Geography participated in the program of Beautification of Terrace Garden of the department.

An online Parent Teachers meeting was organized by Department Geography for Semester III students and their parents. The meeting started with PowerPoint presentation of Head of the Department Dr. Debjani Sarkar Ghose. The presentation covered Mission Vission Statement and Core Values of the college. They had virtual tour of the department. The duties and responsibilities of the students and expectations from the parents and students were also discussed. It was followed by interactive session with the parents and teachers. The meeting ended with a thanking note.

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A Christmas Milan Programme with the inmates of NGO Manthan was organized by the Deptt of Geography on 18.12.2021 as a part of its Outreach activity. Altogether 34 children along with Father Juno, Director Manthan and other members participated in the programme. Dr. Sister M. Rashmi A.C, Principal and Dr. M. Tanisha A.C, Vice Principal of the college graced the occasion. The student volunteers of department presented Christmas carol and conducted games for the children. Gifts were also presented to the guests. All the teachers of the department actively participated.

A Guest Lecture on ‘Surveying’ was organized in the Department of Geography for the students of PG Semester III on 01.12.2021. The resource person was Prof. K. N. Paswan, Former Head, Department of Geography and Former Pro-Vice Chancellor, Magadh University. The students learned the basics of field survey and received the Hands on Training of Theodolite Surveying.

A Poster making Competition was organized in the Deptt. of Geography on 23.11.2021 on Vision, Mission Statement and Core Values of the college. The students of Semesters I & III UG participated in the event.

As an initiative under the ISR (Institutional Social Responsibility), the teachers and student volunteers of the Department of Geography handed over 15 bags of rice and 3 bags of masoor daal collected during ‘Joy of Giving’ week to the inmates of NGO Manthan at Khagaul on 20.11.2021.

Fresher’s Day 2021 was organized in the Department of Geography on 29.10.2021. The freshers, the students of Semester I UG/PG showcased their talents beautifully in the event. In the programme they presented prayer song, folk dance, contemporery dance, musical drama, solo songs and recitation of poems. Sister Nelsa AC and Dr. Priyanka were present as special guests representing the College Cultural Committee. All the teachers of the department were also present to encourage the students and appreciate their enthusiastic performance .

The Department of Geography organized a virtual Parent Teachers Meet for the students of UG Semester V on 27.10.2021. The Head of the Department, Dr. Debjani Sarkar Ghose made a presentation on the overall functioning of the department, our strength, expectations from our students and the role of parents in their overall growth. This was followed by an interactive session in which both the teachers and parents carried out discussions mainly regarding the preparation for upcoming end semester examinations, participation in various developmental activities and future career prospects of the students. The event was moderated by Dr. Amrita Chowdhury. All the teachers of the department actively participated in the programme.

Department of Geography hosted Virtual Parent Teachers Meets on 29.09.2021 for the students of Semester I UG & PG. Dr. Debjani Sarkar, Head of the Department made a presentation regarding the Mission statememt and Vision of our college, Highlights of the Department and expectations from the students and their parents. This was followed by an interactive session that included sharing of observations and comments by both the teachers and parents. Dr. Amrita Chowdhury moderated the meetings and all the teachers participated in the programme.

World Tourism Day (27th September) was celebrated in the Department of Geography. On this occasion a Poster Making Competition was held on the theme ‘Rebuilding Tourism for the Future’. A written Quiz was also organised on the topic ‘India: Where Culture meets Nature’. The students of Geography Hons. Semester V particopated in the events held on 30.09.2021.

Department of Geography organized Poster Making competition of BA III semester students and Inter-class PowerPoint presentation competition among MA III and BA III semester students to celebrate World Ozone Day 2021. 12 groups participated in this online competition. The students presented nicely regarding ‘Ozone layer Depletion’ or on the topic ‘Earth in Trouble’ or ‘Impact of COVID 19 on Environment.’

Department of Geography organized Rakhi making competition on 21st August, 2021 for Semester V students.

Department of Geography had online elocution contest of BA Vth semester students to celebrate independence day on 16th August at 1.30 pm. Please update it in the activities of Department of Geography.

A guest lecture on Advanced Cartographic Techniques has been organised in Department of Geography for POST Graduate students on 3.08.2021 Please add it in Departmental activities.
Resource person was Prof KN Paswan, former Vice Chancellor, Magadh University.

online speech contest/elocution contest of the Vth semester students under the activity section of Department of Geography.

BA II semester students on the occasion of World Population Day 11th July in the activity section of Department of Geography.
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National Webinar 30 June21
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Celebrated World Environment Day through Plantation drive ,Poster making competition and Slogan Writing completion.

An online awareness program was conducted by Department of Geography regarding conservation of water.

MA students of Department of Geography participated in beautification of Terrace Garden programs with their innovative pots made from waste materials.

Students of MA Geography Sem. III participated in the National Webinar hosted by Sophia Girls’ College, Ajmer on 17th & 18th August, 2020

An Online Speech Competition was hosted by the Deptt. of Geography on 17.08.2020 on the topic ‘Duties of the Citizens in shaping New India’ for the students of PG Sem. III.

Plantation of saplings by Geography Semester III students on the occasion of Independence Day.

Department of Geography hosted online elocution cum speech competition on the eve of Independence Day on 14.08.2020 on the topics ‘Significance of Independence Day (Sem. III)’ and ‘Freedom of Speech (Sem. V)’.

National Webinar on ‘Research Methodology and Application of GIS tools in Geography’ , organised by The Department of Geography, Patna Women’s College in collaborationwith The Department of Geography, Sophia Girls’ College, Ajmer, Rajasthan

BA I year 2nd semester students of Dept. of Geography participated in poster making competition on eco-friendly lifestyle.

B A IInd year 4th semester students participated in poster competion on Eco-friendly lifestyle.

PG dept. of Geography planted sapling at home on the occasion of World Environment Day.

Online Survey on Environmental Awareness 5 June 2020

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Online quiz organized by Dept of Geography students on 30th May.

Department of Geography organized online quiz for PG 2nd semester students on 28th May

leadership webinar by dept. of Geography student

webinar attended by Geography students

Poster making by the students of BA I Sem. II Geography on the focal theme ‘Jal Jeevan Hariyali’ on 03..03.2020.

Parent Teachers meet held in the Deptt. of Geography on 25.02.2020 for the students of BA I Sem II.

A Field trip to Nalanda was organized by the Deptt. of Geography for the students of Add-on Certificate course ‘Travel and Tourism Management’ on 16.02.2020

A guest lecture was held in the Dept. of Geography on the topic ‘Advanced Cartographic Techniques’ by Prof. K.N. Paswan, former Head, PG Dept. of Geography Patna University and former Vice Chancellor, Magadh University on 14.02.2020. The students of M.A. I Semester I and the teachers of the department attended the lecture.

Deptt. of Geography organized a two-day exhibition on ‘Sustainable Development and Smart Cities’ on 23rd and 24th January 2020. The students of BA III prepared and exhibited different models related to the focal theme. The MA I students displayed self prepared items made out of waste materials.

Deptt.of Geography conducted a Christmas milan programme with the children of NGO ‘Manthan’, Khagaul on 14.12.2019.

Guest Lecture and training on surveying by Prof K. N. Paswan, Ex VC Magadh University, Retd. Head, Department of Geography, Patna University.The survey training was for BA ( Geography Hons.) Part III students.

As a part of Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR), the community service volunteers and teachers of the Deptt. of Geography handed over 12 bags of rice and 6 bags of daal collected during ‘Joy of giving week’ to the underprivileged school children at Manthan NGO, Khagaul.

A Study Tour to Gangtok, Sikkim was organized by the Deptt. of Geography from 15th to 21st October, 2019. All together 66 students of BA III Geography Hons. accompanied by 4 teachers/staff visited various places of geographical importance in and around Gangtok.

‘world Tourism Day’ was celebrated in the Deptt. Of Geography on 27th September, 2019. A college level written quiz was organized on the topic ‘Incredible India’ in which 137 students from different departments participated.

A session on ‘Brochure designing for Tourism Promotion’ was held for the students of Add-on course ‘Travel and Tourism Management’ at the Deptt. of Geography on 27.09.2019.

A class seminar on ‘Recent Trends of International Migration’ was organized at Deptt. of Geography on 27.09.2019.

Celebration of ‘World Ozone Day’ on 16th September 2019 by M.A. 1st Semester students of Geography – Beautification of terrace garden by using waste materials.

The occasion of World Ozone Day a Debate Competition was held in the Department of Geography B.A. III Years Hons. students on the topic ‘Development should not be at the cost of Environment’ On 16.09.2019.

Elocution Competition on ‘Patriotism’ organised at Deptt. of Geography on 16.08.19. The students of B.A. I Geography Hons. (Sem. I) participated in the programme.

Poster competition on the topics ’73 years of Freedom’ and ‘Mera Bharat Mahaan’ on 14th August 2019.

Two-day exhibition on the focal theme ‘Our Dynamic Earth’ – 29.03.2019.

A two-day exhibition on the focal theme ‘Our Dynamic Earth’ began in the Department of Geography, Patna Women’s College on 29.03.2019. The Students of Geography put various models in the exhibition depicting the land features of the earth and their dynamic nature. Some important models were on the topics like Interior of the Earth, Plate Tectonics Folding and Faulting, Course of a river, Glacial topography, Arid topography, etc. The students also displayed charts and posters on the concerned topics. The main purpose of the exhibition was to make the students more aware of and acquainted with the geography of earth and its dynamism. The exhibition was inaugurated by Dr. Sister M Rashmi A.C., Principal, Patna Women’s College and was organized under the supervision of Dr. Debjani Sarkar Ghose and Dr. Amrita Chowdhury, faculty members of the Department of Geography

Teaching Staff

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Dr. Debjani Sarkar Ghose(HOD)
M.A, JRF, Ph.D
Demography, Settlement Geography

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Dr. Amrita Chowdhury
M.A, Ph.D,

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Sister Anna A.C
M.A. Gold medalist
Urban, Political & Population Geography

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AISHWARYA RAJ
B.Ed. M.A. in Geography

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Meenakshi Mishra
UGC-NET, M.Tech, M.A.

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Dr.Awadhesh Kumar
UGC-NET, M.Tech, M.A.

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DR. ARVIND KUMAR
NET/JRF, M.A., Ph.D.

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Mr. Kundan Kumar
M.A.