Accredited at A+ Level by NAAC. 'College with Potential for Excellance.' ISO 9001 : 2008 Certified. Recipient of Best Rural College Award by University of Pune 2009-10.



               The Post Graduate department of Environmental Science was established in 1992.since 2009 dept. recognize as research center by the university. The infrastructure in the department includes well equipped instrumentation and Computer room with free internet facility. Department run its own library,apart from central library of college.The Department offers M.Sc and Ph.D. program in the subject. Any Science/Agriculture/Engineering/Home Science Graduate is admitted to the M.Sc. by following the University  guideline. Modern teaching methods are practiced for teaching; like use of LCD, Internet, GPS, and Google earth in addition to conventional method . Besides learning, department also promote the student in-plant training and ecological visits. The student’s evaluated through internal tests, group discussion, seminars, tests and practical work, Final evaluation is through the University examination conducted at the end of semester, as course run under semester pattern.

                Research has become continuous activity of the department. At present 4 students are working for Ph.D. So far three minor research projects have been completed and 17 research papers published in National and International journals in last five years.

                Through research work, the department is handling different issues to find some solutions on environmental problems which in turns help to extension activity of the department.  


Faculty Profile (2011-2012).

   Sr.No.     Name      Designation     Qualifications. 
   1.        Dr.Pondhe G.M.      Associate Professor         M.Sc. Ph.D.
   2.      Mr.Kamble P.N. ( on Lean from 1 sept 2009)      Assistant Professor           M.Sc. SET. NET.
   3.       Mr.Chavan G.D. ( on Lean Period.)      Assistant Professor       M.Sc. SET.


Achievements of Department.

• The Department is motivating the students for 30 days in-plant training in different industries/Institutions/Consultancy’s etc. to
  expose them at new environment and communication with administrative authorities before enter in the Job.


    Our Inspiration

Padmashri Dr. Vitthalrao Vikhe Patil, the pioneer of Sugar Co-operative movement, who had a humble beginning, was chiefly instrumental in, organizing the much exploited sugarcane 'growers of the 44 villages, in and around Pravaranagar, way back in 1948, and establishing Asia's first co-operative sugar factory, which was commissioned in 1950.