Department of Geography and Resource Management
Head: Dr. Chegondi Udaya Bhaskara Rao
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Email – HoD : firstname.lastname@example.org
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. The charge was taken over by Prof. R.B. Singh (Retd.) from Banaras Hindu University 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 (2007-2010), Dr. Rintluanga Pachuau (2010-2013), Prof. G. Kumar (2013- 2016), Prof.V.P.Sati (2016-2019), and Prof.P.Rinawma (2019-2022) in the next terms. The present name of the Department is Geography and Resource Management. Prof.Chegondi Udaya Bhaskara Rao is the Head of the Department at present. The department has six faculty members and four non-teaching staff. With substantial resources, the department is striving towards academic excellence as well as improving departmental facilities and teaching aids. It continues to undertake 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 such as Geographical Information system (GIS) and Computer Cartography. The Department is intending to offer specialized courses in regional planning, Remote Sensing, GIS and Computer Cartography in the near future.
The department is running Master of Science in Geography with intake capacity of 30 students and Ph.D. course where currently 26 students are enrolled in the department. The Department has organized two national seminars, one international conference and one national workshop till now.