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Hutatma Rajguru Mahavidyalaya - Arts department

Arts - Courses Offered
Sr. Class Eligibility
1 B.A. XII th Passed
2 M.A. Graduate

Arts Department - Senior Wing

The department of Arts at Hutatma Rajguru Mahavidyalaya is committed to student success by providing the highest level of education. The Department of Arts provides the students an opportunity to study the following subjects.

The Faculty of Arts was started in 1983-84 in Hutatma Rajguru Mahavidyalaya, whereas the Department of Marathi was established in June 1986. Since then till date, the demand for admission in the department is increasing. Staff of the department is continuously trying for improvement in the student’s performance in all aspects by conducting various departmental activities.

Teaching Staff Members
Sr. Designation Name of Teacher Department
1 Head of Department Dr. B. D. Anuse Marathi
2 Asst.Prof. Dr. S. D. Shinde Marathi

Departments Profile

Modern Teaching Method:

In the Department of Marathi, the following activities are conducted from time to time for the improvement of the results of our department.

  • Test series, kavya vachan, slide shows, guest lectures, tutorials, display of various articles, extra coaching, functions & celebrations, guidance for competitive examination
  • Test series and tutorials are conducted by the department to assess the comprehension abilities of the students
  • Extra coaching classes are conducted for competitive examinations
  • Articles in newspapers provide important and topical information. So, a number of articles have been collected by the department
  • Guest lectures are organized by the department for the benefit of the students
  • Birth and death anniversaries of freedom fighters and great leaders are celebrated to inspire the students.

Facilities for the students:

From 2010-2011, department library facility is made available to students.

Teaching Staff Members
Sr. Designation Name of Teacher Department
1 Head of Department Mr. A. G. Kulkarni English
Dr. H. J. Chavan English
Dr. V. Y. Raskar English

The Faculty of Arts was started in 1983 in Hutatma Rajguru Mahavidyalaya. The Department of Politics was started in 1983.

Teaching Staff Members
Sr. Designation Name of Teacher Department
1 Head of Department Dr. K. B. Sonavane Political Science

Political Science is taught as a special as well as general level course in the college.

Departments Profile

Following activities are conducted from time to time

  1. Test Series
  2. Slide shows
  3. Guest lecturer
  4. Reading news papers, Articles etc.
  5. Functions,celibrations
  6. Guidance’s for competition exams.
  7. Organized study tours
  8. The department always organizes cinema shows.

Books and Journals:

  1. Text books
  2. Reference books
  3. Journals

Department future Plans:

  1. We propose to organize a seminar on Politics in our College.
  2. We plan to undertake minor research projects
  3. We plan to start human right certificate course

The Faculty of Arts was started in 1983-84 in Hutatma Rajguru Mahavidyala, whereas the Department of History was established in June, 1986. Since then, till date, the demand for admission in these departments is increasing. The department staff is continuously striving for the improvement in the students' all-round performance by conducting various departmental activities.

Teaching Staff Members
Sr. Designation Name of Teacher Department
Head of Department K. J. Landepatil History
Participation of staff in Seminars/ Workshops/ Symposiums:

  • Attended Two days State level Seminar organized by Department of History, C.T.Bora College,Shirur on 24 & 25 Dec. 2005.
  • Attended Three days State level Marathwada Itihas Parishad organized by Department of History, Shri Shiv Chhatrapati College,Junnar on 23 & 25 Nov. 2006.
  • Attended One day Workshop Jointly organized by Samarth Bharat Abhiyan, University of Pune & C.T.Bora College,Shirur on 17 Oct. 2007.
  • Attended Three days National level Conference organized by Krantisinh Nana Patil Academy, Tarabai Shinde Women’s Studies Centre & Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Research Centre Dr.B.Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad on 17 to 19 Jan. 2008.
  • Attended Two days State level Seminar organized by Department of History, New Arts Com.& Sc.College, Shevgaon on 27th&28th Jan. 2010.
  • Attended Two days State level Seminar organized by Department of History, Shri Shahu Mandir College, Pune on 15th&16th Feb. 2010.
  • Attended Two days State level Seminar organized by Department of History, C.T.Bora College,Shirur on 20th&21th Feb. 2010.
  • Attended One day International Seminar organized by Department of History, Poona College,Pune on 09 March 2010.
  • Attended One day Workshop organized by PUCTO at M.S.Kakade College,Someshwarnagar on 19 Sep. 2010.
  • Attended One day Seminar organized by Department of History, Shri Dhokeshwar College,Takali Dhokeshwar on 11 Jan. 2011.And a presented a Paper on Feminism.
  • Attended Three days International Seminar organized by Department of History, Poona College,Pune on 3 to 5 March 2011

Participation of staff in Orientation / Refresher Courses:
Sr. Course Name of Institute Period of course Dates From - To
1 Orientation Course Pune. University 27 days 11.08.03 to 06.09.03
2 Refresher Course Pune. University 21 days 17.11.04 to 07.12.04
3 Refresher Course Dr.B.Ambedkar Marathwada University,Aurangabad 21 days 16.01.08 to 06.02.08
4 Refresher Course Dr.B.Ambedkar Marathwada University,Aurangabad 21 days 10.11.10 to 30.11.10

Departments Profile

Modern Teaching Method:

In the Department of History, the following activities are conducted from time to time for the improvement of the results of our department.

  • Test series, map reading, slide shows, guest lectures, tutorials, display of various articles, extra coaching, functions & celebrations, guidance for competitive examinations, etc.
  • Test series and tutorials are conducted by the department to assess the comprehension abilities of the students
  • Extra coaching classes are conducted for competitive examinations
  • Map reading and slide shows play a vital role in providing information about events, situations and historical monuments
  • Articles in newspapers provide important and topical information. So, a number of articles have been collected by the department
  • Guest lectures are organized by the department for the benefit of the students
  • Birth and death anniversaries of freedom fighters and great leaders are celebrated to inspire the students.
  • Organized training program on Modi Script

Participation of teachers in academic and personal counselling of students:

Apart from this, to inculcate research attitude in students, we encourage them to work on projects, e.g. history of Chas, history of Kadus, etc. We find this activity very effective to bring about social awareness amongst the students and to develop historical writing methods.

Facilities for the students:

Books & Journals: There are 783 books related to history (including reference books and text books) in the Central Library of our college.

Project (M.R.P): Mr. K.J.Landepatil has completed a minor research project entitled ‘History of Khed’ in two years. Pune University BCUD funded the required amount of Rs.50,000/- and is doing research work on "Khed Talukyatil Santanche Karya".

Department Future Plans:

  • We wish to start history as a special subject to offer a variety of options
  • We propose to organize a seminar on history in our college
  • We plan to undertake minor research projects

The Faculty of Arts was started in 1983-84 in Hutatma Rajguru Mahavidyalaya, whereas the Department of Geography was established in June, 1986. Since then, till date, the demand for admission in the department is increasing. The department staff is continuously striving for an all-round improvement in the students' performance by conducting various departmental activities.

Teaching Staff Members
Sr. Designation Name of Teacher Department
1 Head of Department Mr. D. D. Muluk Geography
2 D. M. Markad Geography

Departments Profile

Contribution of the faculty to changes made in courses or programmes

The department teachers participate in creating and forming the structure of the syllabus.

Learning resources of the department

The geography laboratory is well-equipped with all necessary instruments like

  • Surveying instruments including plane table sets, prismatic compass sets, dumpy level, ebony level, etc.
  • Weather instruments including thermometers, cup anemometer, wind vanes, rain gauge, Stevenson’s screen, etc.
  • Drawing instruments including tracing tables.
  • We have an adequate collection of maps & charts like charts showing weathering processes, signs and symbols used in topographical maps, signs and symbols used in Indian Daily Weather Report, cultural activities, etc.
  • Maps for various areas include world, continents, countries, states etc. Three Dimensional maps for better understanding of relief are, World map, map of India and Maharashtra
  • Projectors - Overhead projectors, Slide Projectors, G.P.S. machines, Telescope, L.C.D.Projector, computers

Modern Teaching Method:

Various activities are taken up by the department so as to unfold and activate the students' potential and to equip them with skills required for their development (personality development). Certain extra curricular activities organized by the department also help in stimulating their creative ability and preparing them to live confidently in a rapid changing world. The department conducts various activities such as those mentioned below to improve the results

  1. Test Series
  2. Map Reading
  3. Assignments
  4. Seminars
  5. Slide Shows
  6. Guest Lectures
  7. Extra Coaching
  8. Demonstrations
  9. Use of Internet



Participation of teachers in academic and personal counseling of students:

Apart from this, to inculcate research attitude in the students, we encourage them to work on projects e.g. noise pollution at Rajgurunagar, distribution of poultry industry in Khed Taluka, mushroom cultivation, problems & prospectus, green house, a key to modern agriculture, household survey: Pabhe,

We find this activity very effective to bring about social awareness amongst the students and to provide exposure to them regarding the economic status in surrounding areas to understand problems of rural development in general and agricultural problems in particular. Projects assigned this year are: household surveys of some villages, dairy farming in Khed Taluka, reshim udyog, etc.

As per the syllabus of the University Of Pune, the department organizes field tours to different places in India. This helps the students understand various processes of land formation, distribution of different land forms,variation in climatic conditions, distribution of natural resources viz. soils, natural vegetation, water resources, minerals, power resources, etc., variations in social aspects like culture i.e. way of living, household types, farming types, occupation, industrial development, settlements, etc. problems in the development of an area.

Depending on the demand from the students as per their economic condition, two excursions were arranged by the department for the last three years.

Sr. Year Long Tour Short Tour/Survey
1 2007-08 Konkan- Goa Village Survey
2 2008-2009 Konkan -Ratanagiri Chas Kaman- Bhimashankar
3 2009 -2010 Konkan- Ganpatipule Village Survey
5 2011 -2012 Konkan- Kolhapur
6 2012 -2013 Konkan- Alibag
7 2013 -2014 Konkan Ganpatipule
Facilities for the students:

The Department of Geography provides maximum necessary facilities to the students. The hall (laboratory) is free for use to the students to carry out the assigned work as well as for group discussions regarding current issues and related topics to improve their general knowledge. To maintain uniformity in the practical work, the department provides neat bound journals to the students at nominal costs. To maintain the journals and drawing materials properly, the department provides lockers to the students.

Books & Journals:

There are approximately one thousand and sixty six books related to Geography, which covers 500 reference books and 566 text books. Periodical subscriptions at present are:

  • Journal of Rural Development,
  • Transaction, Institute Of Indian Geographers.
    Willingness to subscribe for the periodicals and communication with the editors is in progress for the following:
  • Annals of the National Association Of Geographers.
  • Geographical Journal.

Placement record of students:

Ex-students of the department are engaged in various activities. A majority of the ex-students are active in the education field working as teachers in primary and secondary schools, followed by the number of ex-students working in junior & senior colleges after completing their post-graduation and/or B.Ed. from various post-graduation centres or colleges.
Some of the ex-students work in the administrative field of the government after qualifying for competitive examinations like M.P.S.C, etc. Mr. Borkar is working as a Tahasildar.
A few ex-students are working in the industrial sector. Mr. Tope, who participated in the project titled “Distribution of Poultry industry in Khed Taluka” is working with the Venkateshwara Hatcheries Group (one of the leading poultry industries in India). Many of the ex-students are engaged in the political & social sector with their agricultural activities.

Qualified for SET/NET:

  1. Kudekar - Dec 2003
  2. D. D. Muluk - Dec 2003
  3. M. L. Muluk - Oct 2010
  4. Anita Muluk - Oct 2010
  5. Dr. Pravin Arude - M.A.B.Ed. (Doing P.H.D.)
  6. Archana Gaikwad - M.A.B.Ed.M.Phil. (Doing P.H.D.)
  7. Suresh Vanghare - 2013
  8. Ramesh Gopale - 2014

Ongoing Project:

Mr. S. J. Deore completed a minor research project entitled ‘Evaluation of soil erodibility & associated land use/ landcover in Bhama Watershed using digital technology’ in two years. The University Grants Commission has funded the required amount of Rs.45,000/-.
Mr. D. D. Muluk completed a minor research project "A Study of Socio-Economic Status of Tribes in Khed Tahsil Using Geoinformatics" in two years. The Pune University BCUD funded the project.
Mr. D. M. Markad doing minor research project "Geographical Analysis of SEZ in Khed Tehsil"

Future Plans:

  • Methods of teaching and tools to be used
  • O. H. P. & Slide projectors are in use; LCD projector is to be used for PowerPoint Presentation.
  • Group Discussion / Seminars
  • Presentations, counselling, visits, guest lectures, study groups
  • Audio visual aids by developing computer facility with internet and multimedia

Research work:

  • Plan to undertake minor research projects
  • To complete the Doctorate (Ph. D.) degree by the existing staff members
  • Plan to work collaboratively with NGOs like Vigyan Ashram, Pabal and Government Organizations like National Onion and Garlic Research Center, Agriculture Department, etc.
  • Participation in training programmes organized by various Government Research Institutes (DST, DOS, NNRMS, CWPRS, IITM, IMD, IIG, CPCB)

The Department also proposes to explore the possibility of starting a course on Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) and will try to generate funds in this direction.

Departments Profile

Hutatma Rajguru mahavidyalaya is situated on the banks of river Bhima near Siddheshwar temple. In this college there are five faculties i.e. Arts, Commerce, Science, BCA & BCS. Arts faculty has been started in 1983-84. Since the Economics is taught on general level at F. Y. to T. Y. B. A. Classes and on special level at S. Y. & T. Y. B. A. Class.

The following are the Subjects for different classes.

Class Subject
F. Y. B. A. Indian Economy G-1
S. Y. B. A. Modern Banking G-2
  Micro Economics S-1
  Macro Economics S-2
T. Y. B. A. Economic Development & Planning G-3
International Trade S-3
Indian Public Finance S-4

At present in Department of Economics following faculties are working

Sr. Name of Teacher Academic Qualification Designation
1 Prof. Dr. A. M. Pawar M. A. M. Phil. Ph.D. Associate Professor & H. O. D. Economics
2 Prof. Dr. T. G. Gite M. A. M. Phil. Ph.D. Associate Professor & H. O. D. Bus. Economics
3 Prof. Dr. R. S. Shirsi M. A. M. Phil. Ph.D. Associate Professor & H. O. D. Banking & Finance
4 Prof. Dr.P. G. Patil M. A. Ph.D. Assistsnt Professor

All the heads of the departments have completed o4 U. G. C. Refresher Courses each in different fields of Economics. As well as they attended and participated in the various seminars and workshops at university level & conferences at State, National & International level.

In department of economics following activities are conducted from time to time for improvement of the results of department & enrichment of the knowledge of the students.

Test series & Tutorials are conducted by the departmental to examine the students comprehenced and understand the matter effectively extra coaching class & compitative examinations are usefull in preparing themselves. The different types of articals news papers provides and important informations of important events, so number of articals have been collected by the department.

Performance of the Students :

In Last five years is result of department is in range of 56 to 89.70% at degree level. The average percentage of Marks of the Students is in the range of 50 to 70%.

Field Visit :

For the T. Y. B. A. Students of Department of Economics field visit is arranged to Onion & Garlic Research Center at Chandoli, Rajgurunagar.

Publications :

Sr Name of the Journal ISSN No. Title of the Paper
1 IRJCBSS ISSN-2277-9310 Indian Agriculture-An Overview
2 ICON VII ISBN-978-81-921445-1-1 Financial inclusion
3 BIZZ-NESS ISSN-2277-4823 Changing face of Rural Marketing
4 ARTHAKSHITIJ ISBN-978-93-82414-96-4 Inflation in India
5 Recent Changes, Development & Impact of Globalization ISBN-978-93-80984-78-0 Challenges before Indian Agricultural
6 Book-Changing Scenario of Business & Commerce ISBN-978-93-81546-92-5 Chapt-Emerging Trends in Indian Banking Sector
7 Arthmati 978-81-924850-4-1 Economic thought of Gopalkrushna Gokhale

Research Papers :

Sr Particular Title of the Paper
1 National Conference on ‘’Human Resource Development’’ Human Resource Development
2 International Conference on ‘’WTO & Its Impact on Developing Countries’’ WTO & Its Impact on Agricultural
3 International Conference on ‘’Globalization & Its Impact on Indian Economy’’ Globalization & foreign Trade
4 Synopsis of Ph.D. Thesis Review of Agricultural Credit Provided by DCC Bank in Pune District

Books & Journals:

In Hutatma Rajguru Mahavidyalaya ‘’Yashwantrao Chandrachud Library’’ number of books & Journals for Department of Economics (U. G. level) are as below.

Text Books-1059 Cost Rupees 81397/-
Ref. Books-226 Cost Rupees 32329/-

The following Journals & Periodicals are available in the Library

Sr. Name of Journal
1 Economic & Politically Weekly
2 Employment News
3 The Economic Challenger
4 R.B.I. Bulletin
5 Business India
6 India Today
7 Co-operator
8 Indian Journal Of Finance
Sr. Name of Journal
9 योजना
10 व्यापारी मित्र
11 वाणिज्य विश्व
12 उद्योजक
13 संपदा
14 सहकार जगद
15 सहकारी महाराष्ट्र
16 शेतकरी
17 कृषी विज्ञान

Alumini (Ex-Students) :

Ex-Students from our Department are Working different fields such as education, Social, Political, Business, Trade & Commerce, Agricultural etc.

Sr. Name Designation Place
1 Prof. Dr. L. G. Retwade Asst. Professor Appasaheb Jedhe College, Pune.
2 Prof. Dr. B. D. Mashere Asso. Professor C. K. Goel College, Dapodi Pune.
3 Prof. K. B. Dhore Asst. Professor Research Student
4 Prof. M. U. Borhade Asst. Professor B. D. Kale College, Ghodegaon
5 Prof. D. G. Bhambure Asst. Professor Womens College, Rajgurunagar
6 Shri. S. M. Choudhari Head Master Sane Guruji Vidyalaya, Kharpudi
7 Shri. Madhukar Naik Head Master Madhymiak Vidyalaya, Kuruli
8 Shri. M. D. Choudhari Head Master Rokdoba Vidyalaya, Retwadi
9 Shri. M. I. Bhavsar Head M. C. V. C. Department H. R. Mahavidyalaya
10 Prof. G. M. Waje Asst. Teacher H. R. Mahavidyalaya
11 Prof. N. D. Gavahane Asst. Teacher H. R. Mahavidyalaya
12 Prof. A. S. Khandebharad Asst. Teacher H. R. Mahavidyalaya
13 Prof. K. K. Jare Asst. Teacher Jounior College, Dehene
14 Prof. S. M. Hinge Asst. Teacher Jounior College, Peth
15 Shri. S. V. Jadhav Asst. Teacher M. G. Vidyalaya, Rajgurunagar
16 Shri. Nitin Waekad Asst. Teacher M. G. Vidyalaya, Rajgurunagar
17 Miss. Pushpa Suke Asst. Teacher Shivaji Vidymandir, Chakan
18 Shri. N. M. Shinde Sr. Clerk H. R. Mahavidyalaya
19 Shri. U. C. Bhokse Lab. Asst. (BCA) H. R. Mahavidyalaya
20 Shri. Sandip Mirje LIC Agent Rajgurunagar

Future Plan :

  • Research Work-Plan to undertake miner & major Research Project
  • The Department explore the possibility of starting B. A. Economics Degree Course in English Medium. Present Medium of Instruction is Marathi
  • To arranged State & National Level Seminars.
  • To Start the Research Center of M. Phil & Ph.D.
  • To Start the certificate course in rural development.