Department of Geography and Resource Management
Prof. V.P. Sati, Head
The Department was established in 2003 under the name of Department of Geography, Tribal Culture and Resource Management under the leadership of invited renowned Professor, Prof. R.C. Sharma (Retd) from Jawahar Lal Nehru University (J.N.U). The charge was taken over by Prof. R.B. Singh (Retd.) from Banaras Hindu University (B.H.U) till March 2004. After the appointment of regular faculty in March 2004, Dr. G. Kumar became the Head of Department, succeeded by Prof. P. Rinawma in the next term. Currently, Dr. Rintluanga Pachuau, Associate Professor is heading the Department.
In spite of limited faculty members and non-teaching staff over the last decade the Department is striving toward academic excellence by recently recruited teaching faculties as well as improving departmental facilities and teaching aids. It can continues to undertakes all routine works of teaching, research, liaisoning between Under Graduate and Post Graduate Departments of the University and other departments in the country. The Department is actively engaged in developing its laboratories, GIS, Computer and Cartography. The department inputs specialized courses in regional planning and is intending to provide specialized courses in Remote Sensing, GIS and Computer Cartography during the 12th Plan period.