Departments

Departments

Departments

Department of English

The department of English was established in 1971 to enhance the interpretative and expressive skills of students in an intellectual environment. The department houses a well established library and a well equipped language laboratory. It has highly qualified staff and is headed by Dr. Priya D. Wanjari , Principal who is an eminent erudite and academician of Nagpur. Since its inception, the department has continuously expanded. Today it offers MA in English and is proud to have been recognized as Centre for higher learning and research in English. . The department has now become one of the most revered and recognized pillars of academic community within the discipline and also in the university.

The department arranges various competitions like essay, debate and elocution to improve proficiency in English. It also organizes many workshops related to personality development and various programmes to instill and inculcate core human values and to bolster self confidence.


Faculty Profile

Dr. Priya Dinesh Wanjari
Teaching Experience – 17 years
Priyawanjari@gmail.com

Dr. Neehal Raza Sheikh
Teaching Experience – 23 Years
neehalraza@gmail.com

Mr. Sunil Damodhar Ramteke
Teaching Experience – 13 Years
Ramtekesunil2004@gmail.com

Mrs. Swati R. Gade
Teaching Experience: 8 Years
hello_swaty22@yahoo.co.in

Mrs. Archana S. Gatkine
Teaching Experience: 4 years
archanagatkine.ag@gmail.com

Mrs. Sonali A. Gawande
Teaching Experience: 10 Years
sonalimgawande@gmail.com

Dr. Mrs. Abhilasha K. Agrawal
Teaching Experience: 2 years
drabhilasha22@gmail.com

Ms. Nisha M. Sharma
Teaching Experience :15 Years
ncmisar@rediffmail.com

Preeti R. Kale
Teaching experience :- 15 years
preetikale18@gmail.com


Departmental Facilities

Well Equipped English Language Laboratory

Publications- Books Authored by Faculty

Title :Fictional World of Shobha
Author : Dr. Priya D. Wanjari
ISBN :978-81-7192-077-8

Title :Understanding Feminism – Philosophy, Waves and Achievements
Author : Dr. Priya D. Wanjari
ISBN : 978-81-7192-100-3
Title:Diaspora in the Novels of Jhumpa Lahiri, Amitav Ghosh and Salman Rashdie
Authors : Dr. Priya D. Wanjari and Dr. Urmila Dabir
ISBN : 978-81-7192-131-7

Staff Achievement:

Dr. Priya D. Wanjari was an organizing committee member of the event “Jagatik Marathi Parishad “ organized under Shodh Marathi Manacha. She also hosted the talk show and interviewed the guest.

Dr. Priya D. Wanjari was the chairperson for an international conference on “Cyber SecurityAwareness as a Tool For Women Employment” held at D. B. Science College, Gondia

Accolades:

Dr. Priya D. Wanjari was honored with Indian Achiever’s Award – 29th India- International Achievers’ Summit on The Indo-Thai Business Relations, 4th August, 2011
Dr. Priya D. Wanjari was adjudged Best Coordinator by Dept. of Adult Education and Extension Activities of RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
Dr. Priya D. Wanjari was honored with Digital India Award
Dr. Priya D. Wanjari was honored with Bharat Shiksha Ratan Award

Professional Membership

Dr. Priya D. Wanjari is a member, Board of Studies (English) RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
Dr. Neehal Sheikh is a member, Board of Studies (English) RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
Dr. Priya D. Wanjari is a former Member, Task Force (English) RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
Dr. Neehal R. Sheikh has worked as Director, Students Welfare, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur

Invitation as Resource Person:

Mr. Sunil D. Ramteke was invited as resource person to guide the students

Departmental Events

2018-19

Coming Soon…

2017-18

Guest lecture

Guest lecture on ‘Effective Conversational Skills in English’


Lecture on Effective Communication

Guest lecture on e-mail writing

Guest Lecture on essay-writing skills

Seminars and Group Discussions

Students Participation

Students participated in intercollegiate poetry contest organized by Dr. Madhukarrao Wasnik PWS College, Nagpur and Centre for Literary Interaction and Creativity on 7th February, 2018

Participation of students in Global Handwriting Awareness Drive named as ‘Right to Write’ on 23rd Jan.2018

Participation of students in certificate course in ‘Modern English Drama’ from 15th to 20th Jan. 2018 organized by R.S. Mundle Dharampeth Arts and Commerce College, Nagpur

Departmental Events for Faculty

One Day National Seminar on ‘Indian Perspective of Infringement of Intellectual Property Rights’ was organized on 25th April 2018 by CENACLE, a joint venture of Departments of English of Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Dr. Madhukarrao Wasnik PWS College and R.K. Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur

An International Seminar on Evolving Genre of Poetry was organised

National Conference on Emerging Trends in English Language and Literature

Academic Associations

Memorandum of Understanding has been signed with MWPWS Arts and Commerce College, R.K. Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Sindhu Mahavidyalaya and Prerna College, Nagpur to form a cluster named as ‘Forum for Creative Writers’ in English’ to strive for greater excellence in higher education and to improve the efficiency of teaching, learning and evaluation

To exchange subject information and to share infrastructural facilities for the purpose of teaching and improving the learning skills of students , CENACLE a joint venture of Departments of English of Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Dr. Madhukarrao Wasnik PWS College and R.K. Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur was formed.


Add-on Courses

Fashion and English Dramas from 02/09/2018 -30/03/2019

A short term Certificate Course in ‘Communicative English’ was organized for students

Lab Exercises – Communicative English

Syllabus

Elements of Phonetics-
Classification of speech sounds, organs of speech, word accent and intonation.

Formal Business Communication-
Job application, resume, complaint letter, enquiries and reports.

Grammar and Usage-
Articles, prepositions, punctuation, capitalization, correcting the errors.

Vocabulary Development-
Prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, idioms and phrases.

Spoken English-
Introducing oneself, expressing likes and dislikes, narration, simulations.

Practicals-
Structured e-learning is provided through software based exercises on speech sounds, accent, rhythm, listening skills.


Functional English

Duration: 2 months (10 January- 28 February)

Syllabus

Unit I

Listening Skills: Word Accent, Pronunciation, Intonation, Comprehension of listening exercise

Unit II

Speaking: Conversation Practice, Role play Simulation, Self Introduction, Narrating an event, Extempore speech (One Minute).

Unit III

Reading Skills: Voice modulation, Comprehension, Skimming, Vocabulary Enhancement, Newspaper reading

Unit IV

Writing Skills: Cursive Writing, Formal letter, Basic grammar, punctuation, spelling, Capitalization, picture perception

Department of Marathi

The department was established with an intention of reaping the richness of Marathi language and literature. It organizes host of seminars, workshops to create interest among students in Marathi language. The department has highly qualified staff members and houses a well equipped departmental library.

Dr.Mangala R. Dahat
Associate Professor
Teaching Experience- 22 years
dahat.mangla@gmail.com

Dr. Swati M. Wakode
Asst. Professor
Teaching Experience – 8 Years
swatirethe@gmail.com


Departmental Activities for Students

2018-19

visit to Jagtik Marathi Samelan

2017-18

One Day Seminar on ‘Renowned Saint Ganpati Maharaj Jeevan Aani Kaarya’ was organized on 7thSept.2017 in collaboration with by Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Adhyasan RTM Nagpur University.

Subject:- Ganpati Maharaj : Vyakti Aani Karya

Marathi Bhasha Gaurav Din on 27 Feb-2018 was organized by Marathi Dept. on the occasion of Birth Anniversary of Kavi Kusumagraj alias V.V. Shirwadkar. Dr. Prekshanjay Lipte was invited to deliver talk on the importance of Marathi Language on this occasion. The Programme was presided over by Dr. Priya Wanjari, Officiating Principal of Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur. Selected poems of Kusumagraj were recited by students on this occasion.

Department of Economics

The primary goal of the Department of Economics, started in 1971, is to promote a thorough understanding of the economic aspects of the country and various welfare schemes provided by state and central Government . By the end of graduation, the student progresses from the granular view of Indian economics to global perspective The dedicated faculty of the department intends to make the students employable in corporate and academic fields. The faculty of the department who is also a passionate researcher has submitted a minor research project to UGC.

Jagdish R. Watmode
Teaching Experience – 09 Years
jagdishwatmode26@gmail.com


Departmental Activities

2018-19

SHREYAS Workshop for students on Employment Information on 29-03-2019

2017-18

Guest Lecture on Oraganic Farming 16-04-2018 by Dr. Surendra Pothare

Educational visit to Indian Container Depot Nagpur on 19 march 2018

Department of History

The Department of History came into being in the year 1971. The department mainly focuses on teaching global, comparative, and transitional approaches to the history of the World. The active and dynamic faculty of the department organizes study tours to places of historical interest. The staff member of the department is also passionately engaged in research with a historical approach.

Dr. Shrikant Manoharrao Sontakke
Asst. Professor
Teaching Experience: 14years
shrikantsontakke786@gmail.com


Books Authored by Dr. Sontakke

Sr.No

Title of the Book

Publisher

ISBN

1

Bhartacha Itihas Prarambhapasun-1525 Paryant
(History of India from the Beginning till 1525)

Rajani Prakashan,Nagpur

978-93-82683-52-0

2

Arvacheen Jagacha Itihas 1789 to 1920
(World History From 1789 to 1920)

Rajani Prakashan,Nagpur

978-93-82683-48-3

Staff Achievement

Professional Membership

Dr. Shrikanth Sontakke is member co-coordinator for Vaidharbhiya Itihasachi Soneri Paane


Departmental Events for Students

2018-19

Guest Lecture on Travel and Tourism and Historical Sites by Smt. Dhanashri Pandhare imparted on 26/09/2018

Educational Visit to Zero Mile and Central Museum.

Educational Visit to Adivasi Gowari Memorial and British Residency built in 1804

Organization of Gandhian Thought Examination

2017-18

A Guest lecture on “Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharajanchi Jivan Va Karya” was organized on 17th February, 2018.

Visit to National Monuments and Bhonsles of Nagpur with Parsian Epigraphs was organized on 25-01-2018.

MoU

“Itihas Sanshodhan Kendra”, Nagpur is a Library & Resource centre for Proper documentation of history for future generations of Research students. It holds 2000 rare books especially on Vidarbha & The Bhosales of Nagpur. To make use of this huge repertoire of books MoU has been signed between. “Itihas Sanshodhan Kendra”, Nagpur and Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur.

Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science was established in 1971 with an emphasis on imparting knowledge about the political systems of various countries. Because of the renewed interest in political science as a field of study, there are many takers at the graduate level. The Department is constantly engaged in academic pursuits by organizing seminars, symposiums, workshops and conferences. To enrich the students educational experience, renowned personalities from the field of Political Science are regularly invited as guest speakers. The teacher of the Department is actively engaged in research activities and has participated in many National and International Seminars and conferences.


Departmental Activities

2018-19

Voter’s Awareness Drive on EVM and VVPAT – from Nagpur Municipal Corporation
Awareness Programme on ‘Human Rights’ by Dr. Amar Bondre, Head, Dept. of Political Science, VMV College

2017-18

 Students Seminar

 Aniket Patil of B.A. II participated in Indian Student Parliament held in Pune, Organized jointly by M.I.T. World University Pune & Bhartiya Chhatra Sansad Foundation during 19-21 Jan 2018.

Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology was established in 1975. In recent years the subject Sociology has gained popularity among the students. Every year sizable number of students is opting for this subject. Many of the former students who have studied this subject have occupied prominent positions in Government offices and NGOs.


Dinesh D. Petkar
dpetkar22@gmail.com


Departmental Events for Students

 Students Seminar

Department of Commerce and Management

The Department was established in 1971. The department began with Bachelor of Commerce course in Marathi medium with only two teachers. Today it is the largest department of the college . Presently the department runs courses like B.Com. and professional courses like B. Com. (Comp. Appl.), BBA and M.Com. in English medium which are run on no-grant basis. The department is proud to be recognized as Centre for Higher Learning and Research in Commerce by RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur.

Dr. Shrikant Pajankar
Teaching Experience :27years
shrikantpajankar@gmail.com

Dr. Prachi Rode
Teaching Experience 27 years
prachiarode@gmail.com

Dr. Sudhir Godghate
Teaching Experience :10years
godghatesudhir@gmail.com

Mr. Sushilkumar Gedam
8 Years of Industrial Experience
gedamsushil@ymail.com

Dr. Usha Pillewar
ushapillewar@rediffmail.com

Dr. Vanita Naskulwar
Teaching Experience :15
Yearsvanitanaskulwar@gmail.com

Dr. Aparna A.Ambekar
Teaching Experience : 17 Years
abhayambekar@gmail.com

Mrs. Varsha Maturkar
Teaching Experience:25 years
vmmaturkar1107@gmail.com

Mrs. Santosh Joshi
Teaching Experience :4years
santoshgvyas@yahoo.com

Mrs. Archana Mendule
Teaching Experience :3 Years
archanamendule@gmail.com

Mr. Sachin Mishra
Teaching Experience : 1 year
sachinm162@gmail.com


Staff Achievement:

Professional Membership

Dr. Shrikanth Pajankar is a life member of

• Indian Commerce association,
• Maharashtra Commerce Teacher’s Association
• Nagpur University Teacher’s Association
• Young Teacher’s association

Dr. Prachi Rode

• Member- Local Enquiry Committee of RTMNU from 2012-13 to 2017-18
• Life member of Indian Commerce Association
• Maharashtra Commerce Teacher’s Association
• Nagpur University Teacher’s Association
• Young Teacher’s Association

Dr. Sudhir Godghate

• Co-editor of National conference (souvenir) publication


Departmental Events

2018-19

Industrial Visit to Lokmat Media Pvt. Limited, Nagpur

2017-18

Guest lecture

Topic: Body language and Skill Development

Speaker: Dr. Tushar Choudhary, Asst. Profrofessor, Porwal College, Kamptee

Topic: Guidance for CA Course

Speaker: Chartered Accountant


Industrial Visit

Visit to Indian Food Corporation, Nagpur

Collaboration

To extend cooperation in the field of employment and to provide career oriented skill to students, MoU has been signed between Apna Bazar, Nagpur and Santaji Mahavidyalaya , Nagpur

Department of Physics

Physics is one of the most important and the core disciplines of Natural Sciences, which finds application in almost every discipline of other natural sciences. The knowledge of Physics and its applications is therefore very important as far as developing scientific approaches are concerned. Keeping this in mind the college started Department of Physics in 2003. The department strives to give students not only an understanding of basic and advanced concepts, but also an insight into recent developments. It nurtures the aspiring students to pursue higher education for the development of scientific society.
The department has a well equipped departmental laboratory with a state of art design. The library has all essential books


Faculty Profile

Dr. Neeraja M. Haridas
Teaching Experience : 12 Years
nmharidas23@gmail.com

Mrs. Sonal A. Deshmukh
Teaching Experience : 06 Years
me_sdeshmukh@rediffmail.com

Mrs. Vaishali R. Tadas
Teaching Experience :05 Years
vaishutadas@gmail.com

Rachana S. Deshmukh
Teaching experience :- 8 years
Email id :-rachana1005@gmail.com

Sonali H. Golelwar
Teaching experience :- 3 years
sonali_golelwar@rediffmail.com

Departmental Facilities

A well equipped laboratory


Departmental Activities

2018-19

  • Week long Workshop for B.Sc. III students on dual power supply and inverting and non-inverting operational amplifier.
  • Sky observation at ‘Science on Sphere,Raman Science Centre’ on 12 October
  • A study tour for students of II and III year was organized on 23rd January 2019 at Bajaj Science Center, Wardha

2017-18

  • Visit to Raman Science Centre on 23-01-2017
  • One day annual workshop on Thermal Power Plant Familiarization at NPTI, Nagpur on 16/03/2018.
  • Guest lecture on Nano particles and their synthesis by Dr. Mrs Seema Ubale from Dharampeth Science College, Nagpur on 24/09/2017
  • Guest lecture on Ultra Thermal Radiation Sensor by Prof. R.A. Mungmode from S.K. Porwal science college Kamptee, Nagpur on 18/01/2018

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematical and statistical sciences provide career opportunities in traditional fields like physics and chemistry, economics and various budding fields like life sciences. Owing to this, the department conducts various academic activities. The department is backed by highly qualified staff. The department strives hard to set high standards in teaching to make the students thorough with fundamental concepts.


Faculty Profile

Mr.Samir Patil
Teaching Experience :05 Years
patil.samir.samir1232@gmail.com

Mrs. Pallavi V.Chimanpure
Teaching Experience :08 Years
Pallaviraje3@gmail.com

Dr (Mrs). Mukta N. Deshpande
Teaching Experience :04 Years
muktadeshpande_13@rediffmail.com

Anita S. Gupta
Teaching experience :- 15 years
anitagupta.nagpur@gmail.com

Malu K. Jadhao
Teaching experience:- 14 years
malujadhao@gmail.com

Department of Microbiology

Microbiology is an important branch of biological science. It touches many important aspects of our day to day life. Owing to this viewpoint, the department was started in 2003. It has enjoyed consistent growth till date. It is backed by qualified young and enthusiastic faculty. Through enquiry, exploration and experiential learning, the department aims to produce graduates fully conversant with biological principles and rigorously trained in practical techniques so that they are competent and versatile in dealing with future demands.


Faculty Profile

Mr. Roshan N. Kamanawar
Asst. Professor
Teaching Experience : 4 years
roshankamanwar007@gmail.com

Miss. Apurva Paithankar
Teaching Experience : 4 Years
appupaithankar@rediffmail.com


Departmental facilities

Departmental library with around 50 books

Laboratory:

Department has a fully equipped laboratory with state of the art technology equipments


Departmental Activities

2018-19

Coming Soon…

2017-18

 A one day workshop was organized by department of Biotechnology and department of Microbiology, Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur on “Techniques in Molecular Biology” in association with HiMedia Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai.

Visit to Science Express

 Students visited various coaches of Science Express which had a thematic display of concepts like Bigbang, Nanocosmos, Building blocks of Life from Gene to organism, Architecture of Mind, World of senses, Sensors, from data to knowledge, Global challenges, Spaceship, Earth or home in the Cosmos and the Universe. Students interacted with subject expert in each coach.

Workshop

 Two days hands on training workshop on Molecular biology Techniques in association with Himedia Laboratories, Mumbai was conducted for students of B.Sc.-V Semester. The Techniques covered under the workshop were-Plasmid DNA Isolation and Genomic DNA Isolation.

 Department of Microbiology conducted three days hands –on training workshop for the students of B.Sc.- III year of Botany and Microbiology on production of Azotobacter and Rhizobium Biofertilizers.

Science day Celebrations at college- 28-02-2018

 On this occasion the activity of slogan making competition was organized for the students followed by slogans silent march. The theme of the competition was “Innovation Science for environment Protection” .

Visit to Ankur Seeds

 Visit was organized for I year II year and III year students.


Add-on courses

Certificate course in food science and quality control

Objectives of the course:

1. To provide the basic knowledge of food science, food practices, food laws, importance of menu planning, nutrient role and nutrient biochemistry.
2. To provide practical knowledge of fermented foods, food quality testing, food spoilage and food borne diseases.
3. To develop the awareness about Malnutrition, Metabolic diseases caused by faulty diet and food preservation techniques.

Department of Chemistry

Chemistry is life. Atoms and molecules—their nature and how they interact—are the foundation for everything we are and everything we know. To help young minds in exploring the atomic world, the department of Chemistry was started in the year 2003.The department is continuously expanding and now proud of its spacious laboratory with state of the art equipments.. The highly qualified teachers in the department are deeply involved in teaching learning and in conducting various activities for the overall developments of students.


Faculty Profile

Dr.Suraj R.Mathane
Asst. Professor
Teaching Experience : 5 years

Dr.Mansha Jaiswal
Asst. Professor
Teaching Experience : 12 Years

Mrs. Chaitali Jain
Teaching Experience : 5 years
chaitalijain29@gmail.com

Mrs. Shital Borkute
Teaching Experience : 14 Years

Ms. Megha Tabhane
Teaching Experience : 10 years
meghatabhane2510@gmail.com

Shubhangi P. Mankar
Teaching Experience : 5 Years
shubhangimkar@gmail.com

Departmental facilities

• Department has a very spacious well equipped laboratory

• New Chemistry laboratory

Important features

• Chemical store room
• Regents are methodically arrange in different table racks
• Distilled water assembly
• Fire extinguisher


Departmental Activities

2018-19

Educational tour on 23/01/2019 to Bajaj Institute of science Wardha

2017-18

 Student Seminar

Department of Botany

The department was introduced in 2003. With the relentless efforts of the faculty members, the department has shown an amazing progress. The department is enriched with a well equipped laboratory, various learning resources such as charts, slides, and models. To create a connection to plants and to make students responsible towards Mother Nature, the students of the department have set up a beautiful botanical garden in the college premises. To create awareness about the conservation of medicinal plants and herbal wealth frequent botanical excursions are also organized by the department.


Faculty Profile

Dr. Rajita .A.Lonare
Asst. Professor
Teaching Experience : 12 years
rajitalonare@gmail.com

Dr. Priya. Y. Dhote
Asst. Professor
Teaching Experience : 12 Years
Priyadhote9@gmail.com

Mrs. A.S. Sathe
Teaching Experience : 12 years
archanassathe@gmail.com

Departmental facilities

• Department has a very spacious well equipped laboratory


Departmental Activities

2018-19

 Visit to flower show on 01.12.2018 at Hislop College Nagpur

 Visit to Organ Exhibition on 15.03.2019 at Govt. Medical College,Nagpur

 Eco-friendly color making workshop on 20.03.2019 at V.D.Paranjape School Bajaj Nagar Nagpur

2017-18

 Reformation of Botanical society- On 18-07-2018 new body of botanical society for the year 2018-2019 was formed. B.Sc students are the members of it.

 Visit to Maharajbagh- To identify some rare flora & fauna in Maharajbagh area.

  Visit to NEERI

 Students visit to old aged home

 Botanical excursion tour at Aura Park Bazargaon

 Science day celebration and collage making competition:

 Workshop on making of ecofriendly holi color and awareness program for school children

 Students visit to Seed festival

Students Achievement:

 Ms. Ashwini Yadav B.Sc. final year student was awarded gold medal for securing highest marks in Botany Subject in the university in the year 2017.

Department of Biotechnology

Biotechnology is the use of biological processes, organisms, or systems to manufacture products intended to improve the quality of human life. Keeping this in mind, service oriented Santaji college started the department of Bio Technology in the year 2003.This young department has grown rapidly since its inception. It houses a spacious well equipped laboratory with latest technology equipments. To empower students with latest technological trends, the department organizes various multi-disciplinary programs through department-industry interface


Faculty Profile

Ms.AnujaKotia
Teaching Experience : 5 years
anujak5@yahoo.com

Ms.Priya Borekar
Teaching Experience : 5 Years
priyaborekar1@gmail.com

Departmental facilities

• Department has a very spacious well equipped laboratory


Departmental Facilities

• Instrumentation Laboratory
• Tissue Culture Laboratory


Departmental Activities

2018-19

Field Visit
Visit to Sugar Factory- Manas Group, Agro Industries and Infrastructure Ltd., Bela, Dist.- Nagpur

2017-18

 A one day workshop was organized by department of Biotechnology and department of Microbiology, Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur on “Techniques in Molecular Biology” in association with HiMedia Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai at the college on 17-09-2018

 Visit to India International Science Festival held at NEERI on 26-09-1018

 Students of Department participated as volunteers in Beejmohotsav-18, Seed and Biodiversity Festival, Nagpur as a part of extra – curricular activity.

 Industrial visit to Ankur Seeds Pvt. Ltd. Nagpur was organized on 10-02-2018

Add-on Courses

 A short term certificate was conducted by Department of Biotechnology on Plant Tissue Culture for B.Sc. III year students.

Learning Outcomes

 Gavar

 Ladyfinger

Academic Associations

• To foster academic sharing of knowledge MoU was signed between Institute of Science and Santaji Mahavidyalaya on 27-04-2018. MoU will be applicable for an initial period of three years.

• To organize workshop, seminars, conferences, short term training courses and other academic activities MOU was signed between Department of Biotechnology and Botany of Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur and Department of Botany of Institute of Science

Department of Zoology

The department was established in 2003 to help students gain an insight into animal life through a wide range of approaches. Students learn genetics, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental pollution, wild life conservation, besides the classical zoology. The department has highly qualified and research oriented staff members. It is equipped with a sophisticated laboratory.
Maintenance of biodiversity is crucial to our survival. In view of this, the department organizes lot of activities and arranges field trips.


Faculty Profile

Dr. Radha P. Somalkar(Rekha V. Gaurkar)
Teaching Experience : 12 years
radhasomalkar@gmail.com

Mr. Mukesh Dhobale
Teaching Experience : 3 Years
dhobalemukesh@gmail.com


Departmental facilities

• Water Bath
• Digital Photo Calorimeter
• Overhead Projector
• Vortex Mixture
• Rotary Microtome
• Speedometer
• Rocking Microtome – Block preparation and section cutting by Rocking Microtome
• Compound Microscope – Students observing slides under Compound Microscope
• Digital pH meter – Estimation of pH of water sample by using Digital pH meter
• Haemocytometer – Total count of WBC and RBC by using Haemocytometer


Departmental Activities for Students

2018-19

 Workshop on “Training for integrated fish farming and fish seed production” in association with Indepesca overseas Pvt. Ltd. Pench fish farm, Navegaon Khary.

 Study Tour to Khindsi, Pench Forest Park, Pench Fishereis and Ghogra Mahadev

2017-18

 An interactive lecture on Aquaculture was arranged on 01-02-2018. Dr. Zeenat Kashmiri was the guest speaker.

 An interactive lecture on Adaptations in Birds was arranged on 24-01-2018. Dr. R. S. Bagde was the guest speaker.

 Visit to Campus

 Environment Awareness Program

 Visit to NEERI

 Zoological Society Formation

 Excursion Tour – Aura Park

 Silent march on Science Day

 Student Seminar

Department of Computer Science

The department was established in the year 1997-98 with a vision of relevance in research and excellence in teaching and development in technology. It was first in the University to start a three year B.Com. (Computer Application) degree course in 1997-98. Later on MCM and PGDCCA were started in 2001-2002 followed by a three year BCA in 2002-2003. The department has a vibrant set of faculty including NET/SET qualified teachers and Ph. D holders. It is backed by a highly sophisticated laboratory with 24 hours internet facility with all the latest software. The department continuously upgrades the laboratory facilities to train the students with latest technology to enhance their employability. The department involves students in team projects for solving problems in Computer Applications. It also invites various experts from the industry to share their domain specific knowledge for accelerated growth of students.


Faculty Profile

Amit .B. Rehapade
Asst. Professor and Head
Teaching Experience : 14 years
amitrehapade@gmail.com

Dr. Mrs. Sudha Ramachandra
Asst. Professor
Teaching Experience : 21 Years
sudha_ramachandra@yahoo.com

Mr. Nikhil Khandar
Asst. Professor
Teaching Experience : 7 years
nikhilrajputh@gmail.com

Ms. Vidya G. Banait
Teaching Experience : 17 Years
banaitvidya@rediffmail.com

Mrs. Madhura K. Naidu
Teaching Experience : 19 years
nainika.naidu@gmail.com

Mr.Vikram G. Meshram
Teaching Experience : 5 Years
vikrammeshram187@gmail.com

Mr. Dhananjay K. Suryawanshi
Teaching Experience : 14 years
dhan11_surya@yahoo.com


Departmental Events for students

2018-19

Guest lecture on “Cloud and Information Security” by Prof. Anil Tatode, Robotic Department, RTM, Nagpur University on 17/01/2019.

One day workshop on “Python and Networking” by Raj Arora, Revat Network PVT. LTD, Nagpur.

2017-18

Student Seminars

Guest Lecture

Topic: “Animation and VFX”

Speaker: Mr.Vaibhav Karmarkar, Sagar Gede and Pooja Punvatkar Relience Education

Topic: Cloud Computing

Speaker: Mr. Anil Tatode , Robotic Dept-RTMNU

Topic: PHP

Speaker: Mr Anup Khadakkar and Santosh Selokar- SSIT Pvt Ltd

Topic: IT sector carrier oriented seminar

Speaker: Swapnil Pande- Jet King Tech Inst.



Departmental Facilities

Departmental Events for Faculty

A short term Course was conducted on ICT for Administrative and other Departmental Staff.

Department of Home Economics

Home is most important institution in the world. Skills related to home building are a priority. The department of Home Economics focuses mainly on skills related to home building. The department develops recipes, collects information about nutritional facts and makes a contribution to the adaptation of scientific practices in routine household activities.


Faculty Profile

Dr.Mrs. Geeta R. Ambatkar
Teaching Experience : 11 years
geetaambatkar@gmail.com


Departmental Activities for students

2018-19

 Guest lecture on “Nutrition for Preschool Children’s problem and Women’s Health problem” by Dr. Abhilasha Agrawal on 14 Mar 2019.

 Educational Visit to Sitabuldi Museum on 16 Mar 2019.

2017-18

 Guest lecture by Dr. Alka Kotamkar (Sarode) on 29 Sep 2018.

 Guest Lecture on World Food Day 16 October 2018.

 The department organized guest lecture on “Skill development and self employment” by Dr. Shreebala Deshpande on 11 Oct 2017.

 Workshop on tie & dye on 01 September 2018

 Workshop on skill development on 04 October 2018

 Workshop on Artificial flower making on 12 October 2018.

 Inter collegiate Flower Arrangement Competition on 25th Sep 2018

 Workshop on Fabric Painting and Jewelry Making was organized on 24-25 January, 2018.

Exhibitions

 Gramayan Exhibition on 10 February, 2018

Department of Physical education

Physical Education is very important to the health and development of students. Through physical education students can develop good health and improve self confidence. Considering this , the Department of Physical Education was established in 1971. The department is fully equipped and is headed by an active and an enthusiastic faculty.


Faculty Profile

Dr. Sanjay Khalatkar
Teaching Experience : 11 years
sanjaykhalatkar@gmail.com

Staff Achievements

• Felicitation for working as an Editor of an Annual Magazine of Vidya Bharati

• Mahatma Jyotiba Fule Awards Ceremony, New Delhi


Student Achievements

• College Cricket Team as Winners

• College Girls Volleyball Team

• fitness Club-Cross Country on 19-08-2018

• National Sports Day 29.8.2018

• R.T.M. Nagpur University Cross Country-02-09-2018

• R.T.M. Nagpur University Swimming Competition on Wednesday 26.9.2018

• Rohit Riranwar B.Com-III
• College cricket team participated in Punjabrao Deshmukh Krida Mahotsav on 29.9.2018
• Chhatra Sansad on Monday 1.10.2018

• RTM. Nagpur University Basketball Team on Monday 1.10.2018

• CYCLE RACE organised by Rajkumar Kewalramani, P.W.S. College, Tuesday 2.10.1018

• College Kabaddi team participated in R.T.M. Nagpur University, Wednesday 3.10.2018