The Department of Bengali has been in progress since the academic session of 2013- 2014. Initially, the classes of the department used to be held at the old campus (BCW Campus, Near Sukanta Maidan, S.B. Gorai Road, Asansol) of the university. Dr. Sital Gangopadhyay (Associate Professor, T.D.B College, Raniganj) was the co-ordinator of the Department at the initial stage. Dr. Kamal Kumar Mondal ( Burdwan RajCollege), Dr. Gopal Ch. Bayen , Smt. Soma Chakraborty (B.B. College), Dr. Swapan Kr. De (B.C. College), Dr. Ranjushree Patra (M.M.M College), Dr. Debkumar Ghosh (Memari College) had served in the first academic session as Guest Faculties. After that Dr. Monalisa Das & Dr. Santi Soren joined as Assistant Professor. Dr. Monalisa Das took charge as Co-ordinator, Department of Bengali, as first fulltime faculty on 03.11.2014 The department was shifted to the main campus of the university in the academic session of 2015-16. In 2015 Dr. Dayamoy Mondal joined as Associate Professor and took charge as Head of the department Sept.2015. Later on Dr. Soren & Dr. Mondal left the institution. Again Dr. Monalisa Das took Charge as Head of The Department.
The department has six permanent faculties now : Dr Monalisa Das, Associate Professor; Dr Uttam Mondal, Associate Professor; Mr. Abhijit Shadukhan, Assistant Professor; Mr. Chinmoy Saren, Assistant Professor; Dr. Ajajul Ali Khan, Assistant Professor and Dr. Sritam Mazumdar, Assistant Professor. They joined in March & April, 2018. Prof. Utpal Mondal took charge as Head of the department from May 2018. This department has started Ph.D program in 2017 and two research scholars are enrolled at present.
The department of Bengali deserves special mention and credit for:
The Department of Bengali will create a climate on campus and in the greater community that promotes tolerance and acceptance of differing viewpoints which will foster civic mindedness and civic responsibility. The Department will contribute to a better understanding of the world by engaging in, and supporting intercultural and interdisciplinary studies. In addition, the Department shall work to offer our students with the best education possible by continuing to explore appropriate know-hows for inclusion in the learning experience. The Department shall continue to explore emerging issues in pedagogy that make for a more productive learning environment. Using a value‐ added approach to education and learning, it will contribute to the future success of our students by helping them to develop skill sets that can make them competitive in the employment market, inclined to being active in the political arena, and committed to life‐ long learning experiences. The department is also committed to the process of developing, refining, and implementing an active assessment process that provides us with information and insight into how to improve our educational and co‐ curricular offerings. Therefore, the goal of the department is to transmit the knowledge of the discipline by providing courses, characterized by academic excellence as well as social relevance.
To translate the vision into reality.
|Name of the Course||Duration||Month from which the Course Started||Total Intake Capacity (Present)||No. of Students Enrolled (2017 & 2018)|
|M. A.||4 semester (2-years)||2013||90||PG-I: 78 PG-II:|
|Ph. D||6-years||2017||02||02 *|
|*Admission Process going on for 12 seats for the present session|
|Sl. No.||Title||Duration||Sponsored by||Level|
|1.||‘Bishesh Patro Nirbachone Chatroder Bhumika’||25th March 2015||funded by Higher Education Council||State level Seminar|
|2.||Swadhinata Parabarti Bangla Sahitya’||14-15 June 2016||University||International|
|3.||Life and works of Kazi Nazrul Islam||26th & 27th April, 2017||University||International|
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The department organized a social outreach programme on 05.12.18 in a Santhal village named Taradanga, near Domohani. We just want to organize an awareness programme regarding this malpractices and wish to engage in a dialogue wth them. There are Santali speaking teacher and students in our department who can easily convey our thoughts through posters written in Ol Chiki script and share the views in Santhali.