Geography

Department of Geography

About Geography Department

Established in 1951 and PG program introduced in 1962, the Geography Department of D. B. F. Dayanand College of Arts & Science is one of the oldest departments with three full-time teachers and three CHB teachers. The department has a glorious tradition of eminent and scholar teachers of Geography like Prof. Bhasin M.G., Prof. Nane S.J., Prof. Kulkarni P.K., Prof. Madan O.D. and Dr. D.D.Gaikwad.The interdisciplinary subject Meteorology is also provided by the department. This is the only college where Meterology subject is taught. The department runs a Certificate course Quantum GIS and a course in Disaster Management for BA and M.A. students proposed by Solapur University, Solapur under Skill Development Program. The department of Geography has been recognized as a research centre by Solapur University from 2010.Twelve research scholars have been registered on Ph.D. Eight student has been awarded and four research student working on Ph,D degree. Dr. N. G. Shinde, Associate Professor and HOD Geography have been recognized as research guide by Solapur University, Solapur. The department of Geography has a laboratory with 2 computers, projector, internet facility and smart-board. It has a collection of more than books pertaining to Geography textbooks and references books. The department has a very good collection of e-books. The department organizes NET/SET workshop for PG students. The department organizes guest lectures of eminent teachers to update both the teacher and student knowledge. The department observes Teacher’s Day, Guru-pournima and Shakespeare Day. It also arranges an educational tour field survey for students. The trust area are Settlement Geography,Economic Geography,Population Geography,Marketing Geography,Urban Geography,Remote Sensing GIS etc.

FACULTY

   Dr. N.G. Shinde

Qualification :M.A./M.Sc. ,Ph.D.

Designation : Head and Associate Professor

Experience : 29 Years

E-mail :drngshinde@gmail.com

Mobile : 9511282910

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   Dr. Lavate M. G.
Qualification : : M.A./M.Sc. ,Ph.D.

Designation : Assistant Professor

Experience : 19 Years

E-mail : mahadevlavate@gmail.com

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   Dr. Dande V.C.
Qualification :: M.A. B.Ed. M.Phil.,Ph.D., Diploma in GIS

Designation : Assistant Professor

Experience : 06 Years

E-mail : vcdande@gmail.com

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Syllabus
Class Subject Syllabus
B.A.I Geography View Syllabus
B.A.II Geography View Syllabus
B.A.III Geography View Syllabus
B.Sc.I Geography View Syllabus
M.A.I Geography View Syllabus
M.A.II Geography View Syllabus
LABORATORY

Geography department has Two spacious and well equipped laboratories, one Store room. One laboratory is equipped with projector and smart board. The under graduate laboratory has all necessary instruments including Thermograph,Barograph, Wind vane, Surveying instruments, different types of maps, etc. The post graduate laboratory has all necessary instruments including Mirror Stereoscopes, Pocket Stereoscopes, etc. The department has one research Laboratory with facilities.

Research Area

Sr. No.

Name of the Staff

Research Area

Research Guide

  1.  

Dr. Shinde N. G.

Geomorphological study of Bori river Basin.

Yes

  1.  

Dr. Lavate M. G.

 

No

  1.  

Dr. Dande V. C.

 

No

Publication of Research Papers

Sr. No.

Name of the Staff

1

Dr. Dande V.C.

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2

Dr. Gaikwad D.D.

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3

Dr. Shinde N. G.

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4

Dr.. Lavate M. G.

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Research Scholars

Sr. No

Name of the student

Title of the Research

Registration No.

Year of Reg.

  1.  

Dr. Pardeshi Rahul Subhashrao

“Assessment of environmental impact on agricultural development in Solapur district: A Geographical analysis”.

SUS/BCUD/PGBUTR/2010-11/812  29/10/2010

22/04/2015 Awarded

  1.  

Dr.Dhayagode Naganath Ishwar

“Development of small-scale Agro-Based industries in Solapur District- A Geographical analysis”.

SUS/BCUD/PGBUTR/
210-11/5072

08/05/2015 Awarded

  1.  

Dr. Tatipamul Raghavendra
vitthal

“Demarcation of urban and its sprawl and its influence on Solapur city: A Geographical analysis”.

SUS/BCUD/PGBUTR/
2261               12/06/2014

02/04/2016 Awarded

  1.  

Dr. Raut Bapu Bhima

“Problems and prospects of slums in Solapur City”.

SUS/BCUD/PGBUTR/2010-11/5191  05/10/2010

02/05/2016 Awarded

  1.  

Dr. Narayankar

Land Transformation and Land use pattern of Solapur city – A geographical analysis

SUS/BCUD/PGBUTR/2010-11/5073  30/09/2010

01/09/2017 Awarded

  1.  

Dr.  Gujar S.N.

Spatio-temporal changes in Sex ratio of Western Maharashtra with special reference to Solapur District

SUS/BCUD/PGBUTR/2010-11/5191  05/10/2010

15/09/2017 Awarded

  1.  

Dr. Londhe Anand

“Impact of Bhima Sina River joint canal on Socio-economic development in Solapur district; A Geographical Analysis”

SUS/BCUD/PGBUTR/PET-
2010-11/2879

16/07/2010

12/10/2017 Awarded

  1.  

Dr. Hulsure C. L.

Modeling urban landuse growth using multi-temporal satellite images: A study of Solapur city

SUS/BCUD/PGBUTR/

01/07/2012

1/09/2018 Awarded

  1.  

Shri. Sionawane R.L.

A Geographical study of irrigation development and its impact on agricultural development in Nasik districts

SUS/BCUD/PGBUTR/2010-11/812  29/10/2010

14/08/2018 on Going

  1.  

Shri. Gaikwad  S. B.

“IMPACT OF MGNREGP  ON RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN SANGLI  DISTRICT: A GEOGRAPHICAL PERSPECTIVE”.

SUS/ARD/PGBURT/2018/6816
9/08/2018

09/08/2018
on Going

  1.  

Shri. Bagade  R. J.

“EFFECT OF LAND USE ON SOIL INFILTRATION AND POROSITY IN PATALGANGA RIVER BASIN”.

SUS/ARD/PGBURT/2018/7444
27/08/2018

27/08/2018
on Going

Research Facilities

The Geography department is a recognized research centre by Solapur University, Solapur. Head of Department Dr. N. G. Shinde is a recognized research guide.
The research laboratory has enough infrastructures to synthesize all geographical data with the help of different maps, charts and equipments. These laboratory facilities are also utilized by under graduate and post graduate students to execute their projects. The sophisticated equipments available in the Research Laboratory are:

  • GPS (Global Positioning System)
  • Barometer
  • Fortin’s Barometer
  • Aneroid Barometer
  • Thermometer
  • Wet and Dry Bulb Thermometer
  • Wind Vane
  • Anemometer
  • Rain-Gauge
  • Mirror Stereoscope
  • Prismatic survey equipment
  • Plane table survey equipment
  • Chain tape survey equipment
  • Indian meteorological charts
  • Wall maps
  • Survey of India toposheets

Sustainable development for increasing fuel consumption: A case study of Solapur city

Sr. No.

Name of Guide

Name of Student

Title of project

Year

1

Dr. Shinde N. G.

SHEMBADE P.M.
KORBU F.A.
SUTAR M.K.
UMBARJE M.P.
MANAGULI S.P.
MANIYAR L.N.M.H.
BIRAJDAR R.M.
PATEL S.A.R.
DAMA D.C.
PAWAR D.R.
BIRAJDAR  M.A.
GHODAKE  M.Y.
KOLAKUR  M.S.
KOKARE  M.C.
KUMBHAR  V.M.
MANE  B.A.
PATIL  A.A.
GOVINDE V.D.
MHANTA T.R.
HIREMATH M.R.
KARAMAL S.H.
JADHAV  B.M.

 Land use and land cover change detection of Solapur municipal corporation, using remote sensing and GIS  techniques

2013-2014

2

Dr. Gaikwad D.D.

Kamble R. S.
Londhe  A.S.
Mali N.A.
Chougale  M. R.
Shaikh A.M.
Khatib M. R.
Sarvade O. G.
Baluragi  M. B.
Narwade  J.C.
Shinde  S. V.
Soudagar R. K.
Shaikh R. M.
Khatib S. B.
Jadhav S.S.
Kumbhar G.
Kadabgaonkar B. N.
Shaikh  K.H.
Shaikh T. N.
Bendre  I. A.
Katkar K.S.
Irape  S. B.
Dhamure  P. B.
Pawar M.M.
Ghodake  P. R.
Waghmare S. A.
Gurav A. S.
Parit  B. Z.
Gaikwad M. B.
Chavan P.S.
Naikwadi  S. N.
Sayyad  P. M.
Nagode   G.D.
Muchande S. B.
Pawar G. M.
Chikhale  A. M.
Dhaware  K.K.
Ohal D.S.
Shinde  S.S.
Solid waste management : A study of Solapur municipal corporation.
2014-2015

3

Dr. Shinde N. G.

Birajdar M.A.
Birajdar R. M.
Dama D.C.
Ghodake M.y.
Hiremath M. R.
Kokane M. C.
Karmal S. H.
Kolakur  M.S.
Kurbu F.A.
Kumbhar V. M.
Mane B.A.
Mangoli  S. P.
Maniyar  L. M. H.
Mahanta T. R.
Patil A.A.
Pawar D.R.
Sutar M. K.
Umbraje M. P.
Vynayak D.G.
Shembade P.M.

Growth and and  levels of urbanization in Solapur city

2015-2016

4

Dr. Shinde N. G,.

BALSHANKAR S. S.
SAGARI Z.  M.
MORE L.   B.
HANJAGE V.  B.  
RATHOD R.   R.
SHAIKH T.   G.
BHAVE V.   R.
KALSHETTI P.   D.
CHANDAKE G.   S.
HANDE A.   M.
SWAMI N. S.
SHAIKH S.  S. 
BAGWAN S.  A. H.
HUNDEKARI A.   N.
VIJAPURE S.   B.
NADAF R.S.
PAWAR A.S.
KUMBHAR V.M.
PATEL  S.A. R.
SHINDE P.Y.
SHELAGE P.P.
SHAIKH S.K.
SHAIKH S.A.S.

. 2016-2017

5

Dr. Shinde N. G.

  GAVALI SOMASHANKAR VITTAL
    GANESH SIDRAM SHINDE
    DADASAHEB PRALHAD MADANE
    RANJEET MAHADEO PATIL
    SANDIP BAJRANG DHAYGUDE
    NILESH TUKARAM SAGARE
    SUSMITA RAJKUMAR KAWADE
    PADMAVATI RAJESH SAWALGI
    AMRIN AHMED NAIKWADI
    SHAHIN CHAND MANURE
    SWAPNAJA JAGANNATH YALMAR
    MINAKSHI TANAJI RATHOD
    ANJALI RAJU WAGHMARE
    POONAM HANMANT KAMBLE
    SHEELA SHEKAPPA KAMBLE
    BASAVACHANDRA JAYAPRAKASH
AMANAGI
    PRATIKSHA HANUMANT PATIL
    SHAISTA NAAZ NAZEER AUTE
    RATNADIP RAJENDRA GAIKWAD
    RUKHSANA ABUBAKAR SHAIKH
    VIDYARANI DAYANAND KARAKE

“Impact of cell phone radiation on human health: A special reference to Solapur city”.

2017-2018

Result Analysis B.A [2013-2018]

Year

Student Appeared

Pass

Fail

Absent

Pass %

2017-18

18

17

1

 

94.46

2016-17

12

12

 

 

100

2015-16

26

16

9

 

61.53

2014-15

31

29

02

 

93.54

2013-14

30

24

06

 

80

Result Analysis M.A [2013-2018]

Year

Student Appeared

Pass

Fail

Absent

Pass %

2017-18

18

17

1

 

94.46

2016-17

12

12

 

 

100

2015-16

26

16

9

 

61.53

2014-15

31

29

02

 

93.54

2013-14

30

24

06

 

80

.

Departmental Toppers B.A [2013-2018]

Sr. No.

Name

Percentage

Year

1

Shinde S.V.

83

2014

2

Sarsambe S.S.

64.17

2015

3

 Karke V.D.

77

2016

4

 Wadkar A.S.

84.33

2017

5

 Kharat A. J.

89.08

2018

Departmental Toppers M.A [2013-2018]

Sr. No.

Name

Percentage

Year

1

Pawar M. M.

70

2014

2

Shaikh T.P.

77.91

2015

3

Maniyar L.M.H

80.72

2016

4

Chandke  G.S.

73.28

2017

5

Kamble P. H.

72.16

2018

Skill Course


Sr. No. Name of the Course Syallbus
1 Career Oriented Course in Disaster Management View Syllabus
2 Certificate course in QGIS View Syllabus
3 Green house syllabus for M.Sc View Syllabus