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Department of Geography

Individual staff profile :

 

  Dr. G.P.PATANKAR, M.Sc, M.A.(Econ.)Ph.D.

Associate professor

Student Welfare Officer

S.D.M. Degree College, Honavar (U.K.)

Ph:  Res: 08387/222201 Mob: 9449032046

Email :[email protected]

 

Achievements

I. Academic qualification

1. B.Sc. — 1979 FromM.M.Arts and Science College, Sirsi (U.K.)

2. L.L.B.—  1982  From M.E.S.Law College Sirsi (U.K.) completed three years course

3. M.Sc. — 1984    From Karnataka University ,Dharwad

4. M.A.– 2013From Karnataka University, Dharwad

5. Ph.D. — 1997    From Karnataka University ,Dharwad

 

II.   Service detail

  1. Served in LIC of India at different places from 1984 to 1986
  2. Served in Revenue department  at Siddapur(U.K.) as F D C in the year 1983
  3. Serving at S.D.M. Degree College Honavar (U.K.) since 1986 as teaching faculty

III.Research Paper Presented in National/International

Conference/Seminar/workshop

1. Research  paper Presented on the topic “Problems of Land Utilization in Uttara Kannada District.”  I.I.G.XIV Annual conference Feb. 10-02-1993 Madurai KamarajUniversity.Tamilnadu.

2. Research paper presented on the topic “Causes and Consequences of Forest   Degradation in Uttara Kannada District” XXXI Annual conference of I I G International conference 19th to 21st Feb, 2010 Bangalore University.

3.Research paper presented on the topic “Causes of Forest Degradation and Its Impact on Environment in Uttara Kannada District:  A Geographic approachG.H. College, Haveri on 22nd and 23rd Oct. 2010.

4.Research paper presented the topic “Impact of Environment on Biodiversity in India” National symposium on Deccan Biodiversity organized by the Department of Zoology Hyderabad on 2nd and 3rd Dec, 2010

5. Research paper, poster presentation on the topic “Water Potential   of Uttara Kannada District Its Use and Misuse:  A Geographic approach.  A National seminar organized by A.V. Baliga College Kumta (U.K.) on 6th Dec.2010.

6.Research paper Presented on the topic   “Factors Affecting Biodiversity” The Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture of Dharwad District. Organized by ICBEC 12-13 Feb 2011 International conferenceDhule Maharashtra 

       7.Research paper Presented on the topic “Water Resources its Conservation and Utilization: A case study of Uttara Kannada district on 11-13-Feb 2011 International conference Organized by I C B E C  Dhule  Maharashtra.

8.Research paper Presented on the topic “Sustainable Development of Ground and Rain Water Resources in Gadag District organized by K S S

College Gadag and University of Agricultural Science, Gadag on 31 March 2011.

9. Research paper presented on the topic “Need to Increase Cashew Nut Production to Improve Economy :  A case study of Uttara Kannada District organized  by K S S College Gadag  and  University of Agricultural Science, Gadag  on 31 March 2011.

10.Research paper presented on the topic “ Natural Disaster and Environmental Challenges:  Flood prone area of Krishna basin in Bijapur  District,International Conference Organized by centre for water Resource Development and Management (CWRDM) Kozhikode, Kerala on 6-8 May/2011

       11.Research paper presented on the topic “Terraced Cultivation and Waste Land:  A case study of Uttara Kannada District.International Conference Organized by centre for water Resource Development and Management (CWRDM) Kozhikode, Kerala on 6-8 May/2011

12.Research paper presented on the topic “Scope to Increase Crop Produce to Improve Rural Economy of Uttara Kannada District” Organized by Christ University, Bangalore on 16 and17 Sept 2011.

13.Research paper presented on the topic “Agriculture Development and Rural Development: Climate Change and the Food Grains Production in DharwadDistrict.16 and 17 Sept 2011

14.Research paper presented on the topic “Global Warming: Its Causes and Effects:  A Geographic approach National seminarorganized by Gokhale Centenary College Ankola on 23rdand 24th Sept 2011.

       15. Research paper presented on the topic “Challenges before the Non-proferprogramme in Higher Education system.  Non-professional vs professional degrees.Organized by Anjuman College, Dharwad on 21 Jan 2012.

16. Research paper presented on the topic “Natural Hazards, and Landslides its Causes and Effects in Uttara Kannada District” National Conference held  from 3rd and 5th Feb 2012 at Sangameshwar College, Solapur, Maharastra

17.Research paper presented on the topic “Climatic Changes and its Impact on Agricultural produce of Cash Crops in Dharwad District”.Held from 3rd to 5th Feb.2012Sangameshwar College, Solapur, Maharastra

18.Research paper presented on the topic “Need to Improve Tourist centers for sustainable Economic Development of Uttara Kannada DistrictXI International conference organized by University of Mysore on 22-24-Feb 2012.

19.Research paper presented on the topic “Impact of Drought on Agriculture: Challenges facing poor Farmer of Karnataka in Gadag District.XI International conference organized by University of Mysore on 22-24-Feb 2012.

 20.Research paper presented on the topic “Reservation in India Use of Scheduled Caste/tribe Certificate by other category people in Karnataka National seminar organized by S.D.M.Degree College Honavar on 3rd March 2012.

21.Research paper presented on the topic “Need to Increase Irrigational Facilities to Improve Agriculture in Uttara Kannada District on 9th March 2012 organized by K S S College Gadag.

22. Research paper presented on the topic “Agricultural practice and its associated problems in Uttara Kannada District.On 9th March 2012organized by K S S College Gadag.

23. Research paper presented   on the topic “Rain water Harvesting: A case study of Gadag District. On 9th March 2012

24. Research paper presented on the topic “Causes and Effects of Environmental Degradation in Uttara Kannada District:  A Geographic Approach.  National seminar organized by Lingaraj College, Belgaum on 13rd Oct 2013

25. Research paper presented on the topic “Climate Change: Challenges and Sustainable Development of Agriculture in Gadag District: A Geographic approach. National seminar organized by Lingaraj College, Belgaum on 13rd Oct 2013.

 26. Research paper presented on the topic “Need to Utilize River Potential of Uttara Kannada District”: A Geographic ApproachInternational Conferenceorganized by Shivaji University, Kolhapur on 20 and 21st Dec 2012.

27. Research paper presented on the topic “Role of watershed Management for Sustainable Development: A case study of Gadag District, A Geographic approach. International conference organized by Shivaji University, Kolhapur on 20 and 21st Dec 2012.

28. Research paper presented on the topic “Environmental Degradation, Climate Change and Effect on Agricultural productivity: A case study of Haveri District: A Geographic Approach.  National seminar, organized by Maharani College Mysore on 23nd and 24th January 2013.

29.Research paper presented on the topic “Need to Develop Tanks for intensive Agricultural Development: A case study of Uttara Kannada District. National Seminar organized by Maharani’s College Mysore on 23and 24th Jan 2013

30. Research paper presented on the topic “Climatic change its Impact on Agriculture and the Environment.  A Case study of Haveri District: A Geographic approach.  One day National conference organized by Anjuman college   Dharwad on 9th March 2013.

31. Research paper presented on the topic “Need to utilize Garbage for compost manure: A case study of Sirsi town Uttara Kannada District. National seminar organized by Bangalore University, on 11/05/2012.

32. Research paper presented on the topic “Problem and Prospects of Urban Growth: A case study of HubliDharwad. International Conference organized by U G I T, Bangalore University

33. Research paper presented   on the topic “Eupatorium Odoratum weeds a Major threat to forest” A case study of Uttara Kannada District.  International Conference Organized by Regional Science Association, kalkata, India. 20-21 Dec 2013.

35.Research paper Presented   on   the topic “Floriculture a Boost to Local Economy : A case study of Bhatkaltaluk of  Uttara  Kannada  District. International conferenceorganized by Regional Science Association, kalkata, India. 20-21 Dec 2013.

34. Research paper on the topic“Eco-tourism and Economic Development of Uttara Kannada District: A Geography approach “National conference organized by government First Grade College   Sirsi on 21/2/2014.

35.Research paper on the topic “Problems and Prospects of Groundnut Cultivation in the Coastal region of Uttara Kannada District National Seminar organized by GH College, Haveri on 22nd Feb 2014

36.Research paper on the topic ‘’Degradation of Environment and its Impact on water pollution of Uttara Kannada District : A Geographic approach. Paper presented at International Symposium held at Athens   (Greece)from 12/05/2014 to 15/05/2014. 

37.Research paper on the topic “Need to Construct Permanent Fence to Conserve Forest and Improve Crop Production: A case study of Uttara

 Kannada District A National conference held at RPD College Belgaum from 12th and 13th Sept/2014.

38. Research paper on the topic ‘’Degradation of Forest and its Impact on water Resources of Uttara Kannada District : A Geographic approach. Paper accepted for presentation in LAKE 2014: Conference on Conservation and Sustainable Management of Wetland Ecosystems in Western Ghats. Dt:13th-15th November/2014. Organized by Indian Institute of Science Bangalore at Sirsi (U.K.)

39.Research paper on the topic “Depletion of water potential of Uttara kannada District Its Causes and consequences.” A special lecture organized by Deputy Commissioner  at  Karwar

 40. Paper presented on the topic value “Higher education and individual responsibility” on 28/02/2015 at Anjuman college Dharwad

41. Given special lecture in the National level seminar at S.R.J.V.Arts and commerce college, Shiggaon on the topic “Impact of Urbanization on water supply and its pollution” on 21 July 2015

42. Presented Research Paper on the topic “Mismanagement of Crop land and its Impact on Crop Yield in the Western Ghat Region (Uttara Kannada District): A Geographic approach. International Conference held at TOKYO (Japan) From 6 to 7 Dec. 2015.

 

IV. Paper/books Publication in National/International Journals

1. Published in the Proceedings of Environmental Hazards in 21stCentury National Seminar Organized by GH College, Haveri, and Karnataka. On the topic “Causes and Consequences of Forest   Degradation in Uttara Kannada District”PP.220-229

      2. Published in the Proceedings of the XXXI Annual conference of I I G International Conference 19th to 21st Feb, 2010 Bangalore University.

“Causes of Forest Degradation and Its Impact on Environment in Uttara Kannada District: Dt: October. 2010 pp 169-175”.

3.Published in the Research JournalGolden Research Thought on the topic “Natural Disaster and Environmental Challenges:  Flood Prone Area of Krishna Basin in Bijapur District,Vol.1Issue.III/Sept 11 pp.  101-104.

4.Published in the Proceedings of the Third International Geography Congress on the topic “Terraced Cultivation and Waste Land:  A Case Study of Uttara Kannada District.International ConferenceOrganized by centre for water Resource Development and Managemen(CWRDM) Kozhikode, Kerala on 6-8 May/2011 pp.65-70

5.Published in the Research Journal Golden Research Thoughts on the topic “Agriculture Development and Rural Development: Climate Change

and the Food Grains Production in DharwadDistrict.16 and 17 Sept 2011 Vol. Issue IV Oct 20011 pp. 59 – 63.

 6.Published in the Research Journal Indian Streams Research Journal on the topic “Scope to Increase Crop Produce to Improve Rural Economy of Uttara Kannada District” Vol.I. Issue XII2012 ISSN; 2230-7850 27-32.

7.Published in the Research Volume on Tourism and Solid waste Management Published under the UGC-SAP-DRS-Itopic “Need to ImproveTourist centers for sustainable Economic Development of Uttara Kannada District.  PP- 88-97.

8.Published in the Research Volume on Population and Researches on the topic “Need to Conserve Water Resources of Uttara Kannada District for Better Utilization” p-p. 178-187

9. Written a book as a co-author “Method of teaching Geography for High school students”(kannada version)Published by District Institute for Education Training, Uttara Kannada,Kumta.

10.  Written a book “Physical Geography; Geomorphology”, published by Gadag Publisher, with ISBN, Gadag.

11.Published in the proceedings ofNational conference organized by government First Grade College Sirsi on 21/2/2014 “Eco-tourism and Economic Development of Uttara Kannada District: A Geography approach

12.Accepted for Publication in the Research Journal Golden ResearchThoughts on the topic““Need to Increase Cashew Nut Production to Improve Economy :  A case study of Uttara Kannada district.

13.Published by “Lake 2014”, Indian Institute of science, Bangalore on the topic ‘Degradation of Forest and its Impact on water potential and pollution in Uttara Kannada District : A  Geographic approach

 

V.Seminar/Conference/Workshop/Special Lecture Attended  

1.Attended two days state    level seminar on “Quality Assurance Mechanism in Collegiate Education,” organized by IQAC on 18th and 19th March 2006 at S. D. M. College Honavar.

2. Attended a special lecture on `19/11/2009 on Global warming and carbon cycles organized by Dept. of studies in Geology Karnataka University Dharwad.

3. Attended the National seminar “Challenges before   Autonomous College on 2nd and 3rd Nor 2009 at S.D.M. College Honavar.(U. K.)

4. Attended International seminar organized by Shaikh group of Institutes Belgaum   on the topic “Management planning and control in tough times” on 17th Nov 2009 at Belgaum

 5. Attended one day VGST programmeon 11/12/2011 at S.D.M. College   Honavar. (U. K.)

6. Attend CLHRD sponsored one day workshop of S.D.M. College Honavar on 29th July 2012

7. Attended two days National workshop on Coastal Bio-Shielding and ecologically sustainable Development organized by forest dept. at Kumta on 2nd 3rd Nov 2012.

 8.Attend two days workshop on Geo-informatics for Natural Resource Management on 9th and 10th Nov/2012 at S.D.M. Engineering College,   Dharwad.

  9. Attended one day workshop on 22/06/2013 in Dept of Geography at M.M. Arts & Science College Sirsi (U.K.)

10. Attended one day National workshop on Valmiki and Leadership on 27th Dec 2013 at S.D.M. College Honavar(U.K.)

11. Attended two days National workshop on Development of Hindustani Music in the West coast of India at S.D.M. College Honavar(U.K.)

12.Attended three days CLHRD training organized by S.D.M.CollegeHonavar(U.K.)

 

VI.Acted as Chairman/Rapporteur in National/International

Conference/Seminar

1. Acted as Rapportuerin the National Seminar organized by KSS College Gadag on 9th March 2012

2.Acted as Chairman in the National level seminar organized by Maharani Arts and Commerce College for women Mysore on 24th Jan 2013.

3.Acted as Chairman in the International conference organized by Union of Geographic Information Technology (UGIT) Bangalore, on 27-28 March 2013.

4.Acted as Chairman in the International conference organized by Regional Science Association Kolkata, Dharwad.

5.Acted as Rapporteur in Technical Session at one day National Seminar on Global Environmental change: It’s Impact held on 9th March 2013 at AnjumancollegeDharwad.

6.Acted as Rapporter in Technical session at the National Conference organized by Govt. First grade college Sirsi (U.K.)

7.Acted as Chairman in the National Seminar organized by K.L.E. Society’s G.H. College,Haveri

8.   Acted as Chairman in the International Symposium held at ATHENS

(GREECE) From 12/05/2014 to 15/05 2014.

9.Acted as Chairman at the National Conference organized by AnjumanCollege ,Dharwad. On the topic Ethics and values in higher education in the Era of Globalization on 28/02/2015

VII.   Awards  andHonours  received

 1. Received Honor from Social welfare dept. for the confirmation of Doctorate degree in the year 1998 at Honavar (U.K.)

2. Received Honor fromBharatiya Dalit Sahitya Academy National award for rendering social service to Dalits in the year 2010  atNew Delhi.

 3. Received Honor from Tahsildar, Honavar on the occasion of Republic Day Govt. function  (Jan 26 2011) at Honavar (U.K.) for rendering  social service to public.

4. Received Honor fromAmmaBhagwan Organization, Honavar unit in a public function for rendering social service to local public.

 5.Received Honor from Tahsildar, Honavar, on the occasion of Republic Day  Govt. function   (Jan 26 2015) at Honavar (U.K.) for presenting research paper and becoming chairman in the International Symposium held  at ATHENS (GREECE) from 12/05/2014 to 15/05/2014.

6. Received Honor from Tahsildar, Honavar, on the occasion of Republic Day   Govt. function   (Jan 26 2016) at Honavar (U.K.) for presenting research Paper at Tokyo (Japan)from 6/12/2015 to 7/12/2015.

 7. Received National Excellency Award from “Union of Geography Information Technology, Bangalore University   in an International Conference held at Mangalore University on 13/12/2016 for my contribution to research field at National and International level.

8. Received honor from M.P.E Society, S.D.M.College, Honavar on the occasion of Annual Gathering for attending and presenting research papers abroad

9. Received Honor from Tahsildar, Yellapur on the occasion of Dr.B.R.AmbedkarJayanti govt. function on 14/4/2016 for my achievement in academic field at national and international level.

10. Received Honor from Tahsildar, Sirsi on the occasion of Dr.B.R.AmbedkarJayanti govt. function on 14/4/2016 for my achievement in academic field at national and international level.

11. Received “National Excellency Award” from Union of Geographic Information Technique in an International Conference held at Mangalore University on 16/01/2016.

12.Received Honorary D.Litt. Degree from Dr.S.Radhakrishnan Research and Development Centre,New Delhi, (Affiliated to University of South American) as a tribute and honor to the contributionmade in academic and social field.

 VIII.Editorial Member

1. Editorial Member of Golden Research Thought monthly Journal with ISSN No: 2231-5063.

2.Editorial Member of Indian Streams Research Monthly Journal with           

ISBN:2230-7850.

  1. Editorial member of multi-disciplinary International on line Journal

X.   Other Achievements

1. Given Radio talk on the topic “Exosphere”, this was broadcast from

All India Radio, Dharwad.

3. Demand forPh.D. Thesis from Indian Council for Social and Scientific      Research Center, New Delhi, looking at its quality work.

4.    Completed a Minor Research Project sanctioned from UGC On the topic“Causes and Consequences of Forest Degradation in Uttara Kannada District” Under 11th plan

5. Sanctioned Second Minor Research Project from UGC on the topic “Depletion of water potential in the Western Ghat region of Uttara Kanada district: Causes and effect “Under 12th plan is on the verge of completion.

VIII.Invited  as Resource Person  for Special Lecture/Guest

Special LecturesNo. of times

  1. Invited as Resource person in Geography                           —-13
  2. Invited for giving career guidance training                        —- 10  —
  3. Invited for giving vocational/orientation training             —04 —
  4. Invited as Guest for different functions on number of occasions–26 —

XI. Social Service activities                                                                                      

1. RunningSelf-financed free Career Guidance Cell in by own building since 2009.

2.Running self-financed free Library with all competitive examination books in own building since 2009.

3.  Running free tutorial to primary and secondary school poor students in own building since 2009.

4.  Convener of Indian Red Cross Unit Honavar (U.K.)

5. Vice president of ParesaraSnehaSanghaHonavar(U.K.) and conducting many environment awareness programs.

6. Advisory member of District andstateDSSunit.

7. Acted as Resource person for special lecture, on the topic “career Guidance“organizedby District Employment Exchange, Karwar at different colleges in Uttara Kannada district.

 

Shri  R. V. Hegde, M.Sc.

Associate professor & Head of the Department

Prof.R.V.Hegde

Achievements:

·         Worked as NSS program officer for two years.

·         President of Yakshaagana Kala Ranga for twenty years.

·         Participating in Yakshagana programmes since 30 years.

·         Donated blood 10 times during blood donation camps.

·         Attended state level seminar  on ‘Quality Assurance Mechanism in Collegiate Education’ organized by SDM College, Honavar on 18th &19th March, 2006.

·         Participated in the UGC sponsored state level seminar entitled ‘Management of small scale industries in Karnataka State- A challenge’ held on 3rd & 4th November 2008 at Dr.A.V.Baliga College of Commerce & Business Administration, Kumta (U.K.).

·         Participated in UGC sponsored National level seminar on ‘Challenges before Autonomous Colleges’ organized by S. D. M. College, Honavar on 2nd and 3rd Nov.2009.

·         Participated in refresher course in Geography organized by Academic Staff College of Pondicherry University from 5th to 25th Oct.2004.

·         Participated in refresher course in Geography organized by Academic Staff College of Kerala University from 24th Jan. to 14th Feb.2006.

 

Shri  Gurunath S. Bhat, M.A.

Assistant professor

Prof.G.S.Bhat

Achievements:

·         Participated  in UGC sponsored National level seminar on ‘Challenges before Autonomous Colleges’ organized by S. D. M. College, Honavar on 2nd and 3rd Nov.2009.

·         Participated in UGC sponsored National level seminar on ‘Challenges before Autonomous Colleges’ organized by S. D. M. College, Honavar on 2nd and 3rd Nov.2009.          

·         Attended two day HRD-TQM training programme in S.D.M. College, Honavar, on 21st & 22nd March 2003.

 

 

Dr. G. N. Bhat, M.A.,M.Phil., Ph.D.  

Assistance Professor.

Dr.G.N.Bhat

Achievements:

·       

NSS                                        Worked as NSS programme officer for 4 years, 2010 to 2014

Inaugurated NSS Unit at Govt First Grade College  Manki on 26-08-2011

Examination Work:         Worked as Deputy Chief Superintendent of KU Exams (Dec 2013) at GAS College                                                                  Karwar

Worked as Chairman, Vigilance Squad, University KU Bed Exams Jan 2017

Paper Setter BA/BSc Geography exams KU Dharwad

No of National Seminars and Workshops attended:         10

No of Papers published in National Seminars:                     02

No of Orientation Programme attended:                              01

No of Refresher  Courses attended:                                        02

Minor Research Programme- Ongoing.                                  01

Date of sanction:                                                                              28-03-2014

Title:                                                                                                      Role of transportation in Rural Development

Sanctioned Amount :                                                                     Rs. 77500-00