RE-ACCREDITED WITH 'A' GRADE BY NAAC CGPA: 3.45
RECOGNIZED AS COLLEGE WITH POTENTIAL FOR EXCELLENCE BY UGC
The department was started in the year 1964 and Dr. Modak, a well known scholar of thoughts and philosophy of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar as well as the Constitution of India joined as the first faculty.
In the beginning, there were activities based on the topics of university curriculum and social topics relevant in those years. These activities had great impact on the minds of young learners and it was fruitful to a larger level. In 1991-92 Professor R. S. Wankhede joined the department as full time lecturer. A State Level Seminar “Land Administration in Vidarbha 1903-1947” under his able guidance was conducted in 2004. He was also awarded fellowship by the University Grants Commission in 2004.
Later, Prof. Vidya B. Chourpagar, joined the department on 12th August 2010. Having been through the earlier charter of programmes, she has been conducting various activities in the interest of the learners at undergraduate level. The department organised National Level Conference “The Relevance of Welfare State in Modern Age” on 18-19 January 2013.
The department has arranged guest lectures on several topics by eminent personalities such as Dr. J. V. Gawai, (Former Head & Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, RTMNU, Nagpur) Dr. M. Kashikar (Department of Political Science, RTMNU, Nagpur), Dr. Alka Deshmukh Dr. Vikas Jambhulkar (Department of Political Science, RTMNU, Nagpur), Dr. Shailendra Deolankar, Dr. Jegme Suntrime, Dr. Sudhir Gavhane (Former Vice-Chancellor, Yashawantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nasik), etc.
The department also arranges different competitions, study tours and visits such as, Winter Assembly Visit, Library Visit, Debate Competition, Essay Writing Competition, Ex-tempore Speeches, etc. The faculty is actively engaged in the participation of the personality development of students.