Welcome to Department of Geography


About Department

Post-Graduate Department of Geography was established as a regular department of the University in the year 2018. The academic thrust of the department revolves around sensitizing students to critical thinking, application of modern geographical thoughts, connecting theory and practices, introducing research methodology, familiarizing students to socio-cultural & bio-physical diversities, dynamics of spatial & structural dimensions of population, and exposing students to advanced tools & techniques in geographical studies. At present the department offers specialization in three key areas viz. Urban & Regional Planning, Remote sensing & GIS and Population Geography for its master degree students. Besides M. A./ M. Sc. in Geography, the department also offers Ph. D. in Geography.

Vision/Mission/Goal
Vision
  • P. G. Department of Geography envision to establish itself as one of the leading and reputed centres of learning and research in the field of Geography in India.
Mission
  • Coproduction of knowledge through teaching, interdisciplinary research, extension activities and collaborative efforts for the wellbeing of the community.
Goal
  • 1. Emerging as a centre of excellence 2. Establishment of state of art laboratories 3. Expansion of the department and opening of new courses 4. Publishing quality research works 5. External collaboration for promoting collaborative research and quality teaching 6. Establishment of a seminar library 7. Popularization and growth of Geography as a subject in Odisha 8. Establishment of a data centre for multidisciplinary research
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