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Panihati College


NAAC ACCREDITED, Affiliated to West Bengal State University
Barasat Road, P.O.- Sodepur, Kolkata - 700110

About the Department

The Department of Geography spread its petals from 2003-04 academic sessions with General course and elevated to Honours course in the year 2006. Currently the Department is served by five faculty members along with one non-teaching staff. The Department is run through fully equipped laboratory, computer room (for GIS software training) with ICT facility along with separate theory class rooms. From 2008-09, the Department initiated different co-curricular activities were initiated to encourage the creativity and thrive among the students of the Department beyond prescribed curriculum through poster competition, debate, quiz contest and so on. Seminars and colloquiums are arranged by the Department to enrich the knowledge of the students. The Department had started organizing extension or special lectures from 2014, by renowned geographers who have delivered their thought provoking lectures on special topics. Various methods of teaching are implemented, ranging from the traditional classroom teaching method to the use of latest audio-visual modes of presentation because it helps to enrich the lecture methods. Regular and periodic evaluations of students’ are conducted to determine the students' understanding of the subject. Special classes are arranged for students who have difficulty in understanding concepts. There are well-equipped laboratory and departmental library for the use of students and teachers. “Geographical Review of India” a peer reviewed journal is subscribed regularly to inspire and lift the academic quality of students and teachers. The students also prepare and display the annual Wall Magazine of the Department, namely “Basundhara” to display their acumen. The orientation of the course has been arranged with an eye towards the development of Modern Geography as well as the changing state of the present world. In the year 2016, nine days duration workshop on ‘‘GIS Software & its Application: A Hands on Training Course’ was successfully conducted from 19th January to 3rd March,2016 in collaboration with OPSIS GIS System Pvt. Ltd.


Dr. Laxmi Narayan Saha
Qualification : M. A., B.Ed., Ph. D
Designation : Associate Professor
Area of Specialization : Urban - Environment

Dr. Chand Sultana
Qualification : M. A., Ph. D
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Agricultural Geography

Sri. Anupam Das
Qualification : M. Sc.
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Population Geography

Dr. Nivedita Pandey
Qualification : M. Sc., Ph. D.
Designation : State Aided College Teacher
Area of Specialization : Regional Development

Sri Amit Kumar Chowdhury
Qualification :M.A.
Designation :State Aided College Teacher
Area of Specialization : Urban Geography

Lecture Notes/PPT

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Fauna Download
Final PPT 2011 chapter 3 Download
Final PPT 2011 chapter 7 Download
HDI Report Download
Literacy Data India Download
MAB Download
Maharashtra Download
MapProjections Download
Mumbai Download
Pune City Region Download
Pune Industrial Region Download
Pune Industry Download
Hydrological Cycle Download
OSM Numbering System Download
Toposheet Download