DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY

Introduction:
The department of Geography was established in the year 1985, at intermediate level. Later it attained the status of Degree in 1986. The department is started with Sri G.V.Narasimha Rao as head of the department, who worked till 2000. He is the man behind the establishment and development of the department. But for his efforts the department would not have been elevated to the present status. The department is updating syllabus and equipped the labs with latest technology (RS and GIS). In the development of the department elevation, thanks to the untiring efforts of Dr.C.Satyanarayana Rao, Secretary and Correspondent.
Present faculty and Working Since:
1. K.C.S.V.Ramana, M.A, M.Phil, In charge of the Department, Working Since 19-08-1997.
2. BNSV Prasad, M.A., B.L., Lecturer, Working Since 08-11-2005.

Highlights:
1. The Department conducted One day work shop on “ Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System” on 03-03-2012.
2. The Department was conducted Guest lecture in every year.
3. Conducted Village Socio-Economic Survey in every year by Students.
4. The Department conducting Add-on course on ‘Tourism and Travel Management’.
5. The Department conducting coaching classes for III year students in various competitive exams.
6. Maintained a good Departmental Library
Infrastructure:
The department of Geography is having good laboratory facilities it has adequate equipment to conduct all practical at degree level.
The equipment range includes Globes, Maps, Scales, Compasses, Leveling instruments etc. There is one Cartographic table used for drawing and two plane tables used for surveying. In addition we have survey Chains, Prismatic Compasses, Dumpy Levels, Theodalite, Obney Levels for Field Survey.
We have 4 Systems for Data Analysis, Remote Sensing, GIS and GPS, Stereo Grams and Stereo Pairs.

Recent Achievements:
1. Sri K.C.S.V.Ramana elevated to the Assistant Controller of the Examinations, Sri.Y.N.College(A), Narsapur from 2010.
2. Sri. KCSV Ramana is one of the authors for Prescribed Text Books for Geography Subject, School of Distance Education, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
3. Sri B.N.S.V.Prasad, working as a co-ordinator Community Service Centre, Sri YN.College, Narsapur from 2010.
4. Both are actively participated in many Social service programmes of Godavari Pushkarams, HUDUD cyclone and Swachh Bharat programme.
5. Kum.V.Dhana Lakshmi and Kum. B.Sripadavalli , III BA students got “Prathibha Award 2014-2015” by the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh.

  • Guest Lecture By Dr.K.E.Narayana, Reader& HOD of Geography (Rtd.), on Natural Hazards: Earth Quakes on 01-02-2012

  • Delivering Speech as Resource Person by Dr.K.Nageswara Rao Professor, Dept. of Geo-Engineering, Andhra University, Vizag in One Day Workshop On Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System on 03-03-2012

  • Prof. B. Hema Malini, Dept. of Geography, A.U., Vizag. delivering speech as Resource Person in One Day Workshop

  • Guest Lecture By Dr.K.V.K.Rama Krishna Patnaik, Scientist, Indian Maritime University, Vizag on Introduction to Global Positioning System on 29-11-2014

  • Awareness and Training Programme on Natural Calamities at Pedamyna Vani Lanka on 26-02-2014

  • Distribution of Cotton Bags and Plants to public by Sri B.Madhava Naidu MLA, Narsapur

  • Dirtribution of Cotton bags by Secretary & Correspondent Dr.C.Satyanarayana Rao

  • Kum.V.Dhana Lakshmi and Kum.B.Sripada Valli got Pratibha Award - 2015 by Govt. AP

  • Socio-economic Village Survey by students at China Lanka.