YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 1955 : General | 1995 : Honours

Designation Name & Qualification
Associate Professor Dr.Susmita Sen, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Associate Professor Dr. Nivedita Roy Barman, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Associate Professor Dr. Jayati Das, M.Sc., B.Ed,Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Dr. Susmita Gupta, M.Sc., MEE, B.Ed, Ph.D.
Contractual Full Time Teacher Ms. Ritubarna Pratihar, M.A., B.Ed.
Guest Lecturer Ms. Indu Mundhra, M.Sc.
Guest Lecturer Ms. Pramita Roy, M.Sc., M.Ed.
Guest Lecturer Ms. Sreeya Bhattacharyya, M.Sc.
Guest Lecturer Ms. Shrestha Saha, M.Sc., B.Ed.

Participation of students in Citizen Science Programme since 2016 – A Collaborative Research project of Geography and Botany departments with WILDROOTS (NGO).

Publication of Departmental Journal‘Vasudha’ since 2009.The last two volumes of the journal(Volume 11 &12) were published as e-journals during the pandemic.

Every year several seminars, special lectures and workshops are organized by the department for the enrichment of the students. Three workshops, organized by the department in collaboration with UG BOS (Geography) and Faculty Council for Undergraduate Studies, University of Calcutta on ‘Implementation of CBCS in UG studies in Geography(Semester 1&2) in 2018 and (Semester3& 4) in 2019 and (Semester 5&6) in 2022 deserve special mention.

Emphasis on student activities like paper presentations, preparation of wall magazines etc. on environmental and social issues on Active Learning Day every year.

GIS Add-on courses organized by the department every year for the final year students in collaboration with Opsis System Pvt. Ltd.

Academic Counselling for the final year students every year by alumni for guiding them in structuring their future career.

The students are encouraged to contribute in ‘Impact’, the college annual research journal and ‘Vasudha’, the departmental journal.

The students are encouraged to do internships in other universities and NGOs.

A solid foundation provided to the students at the undergraduate level that later enables them to pursue higher education in reputed institutions throughout the country as well as abroad.

Many students take active part in various social work as members of the Social Welfare Committee or NSS (Extension Services) of the college.

Programmes/webinars/workshops/conferences/special lectures oragnized by the department

Date Title of the programme Name of resource person/organization Platform
26.6.21 National Webinar on Problems and Prospects of Water and Waste Management in Mumbai Dr. Baishakhi Dutta , Dr. Chandani Bhattacharya Impartus
25.2.21 GIS Workshop on ‘Geomatics for Terrain Application.’ OPSIS PVT LTD Google Meet
22.12.21 GISWorkshop on ‘Image Processing and Web GIS’ APIRADIX Google Meet
6.2.21 Career Counseling of final semester students ‘Towards a Vibrant Career”by an Alumnus Sreenandini Banerjee Google Meet
11.6.21 Orientation of final Semester students on ‘GIS and Its Future Prospects’ by Alumni Soniya Srivastava,Amrita  Bharati Google Meet
29.6.21 Orientation of final year students on ‘Possibilities and Prospects of Population Studies’ by an Alumnus Dr.Ankita Siddhanta Google Meet
Srl. Yr. of Publication Download
1. 2021-22 Volume-13 Vasudha – 2021
2. 2020-21 Volume-12 Vasudha – 2020
3. 2019-20 Volume-11 Vasudha – 2019

ALUMNI After the successful completion of graduation course, a large percentage of students of the department, pursue Masters’Degree in not only the core subject but also in Geographical Information System(GIS), Social Work, Disaster Management, Forest Management, Environmental Management, Regional Planning, Urban Planning, Population Studies, Tourism and Travel Management.
After the completion of their Masters’ degree, many of them pursue academic research work in different renowned national and international institutions or secure employment in the field of administration or as GIS developer, GIS Analyst, Regional and Urban Planner, Travel and Tourism Planner and Advisor, Entrepreneur and teacher in different private and government institutions.Some of the illustrious alumni are :
1. Pausumi Basu (2000) Director, Administration Division, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India.
2. Arnesha Guha (2002) Academic Director at Scientific and Environmental Research Institute, Member Secretary of International Benevolent Research Foundation and Deputy Secretary at Confederation of Indian Universities, New Delhi
3. Sreenandini Banerjee(2013)- Former member of Smart City Fellowship Programme at The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. Presently working as Programme Manager, National Institute of Urban Affairs under The Ministry of Home and Urban Affairs, New Delhi.