Brief History of the Department

The Department of Hindi has been in progress since the academic session of 2014- 2015. Initially, the classes of the department used to be held at the old campus (Old ADDA Building, Near Asansol, Girls’ College) of the university. Dr. Suresh Mondal (Retd. Associate Professor, T.D.B. College, Raniganj) was the co-ordinator of the Department at the initial stage. Prof. (Dr.) Krishna Kumar Srivastava (Asansol Girls’ College), Dr. Mahendra Prasad Kushwaha (T.D.B. College, Raniganj), Pratibha Prasad (Kulti College), Rishi Kumar (Panchkot Mahavidyalaya), Dr. Santa Ram (T.D.B. College, Raniganj) had served in the first academic session as Guest Faculties. The department was shifted to the main campus of the university in the academic session of 2015-16. The department had also got three substantive teaching posts (One each for Professor and two for Assistant Professors). Out of those, the posts of the Professors were filled in by Prof. (Dr.) Vijay Kumar Bharty and Asst. Prof. Miss Pratima Prasad in July - August, 2015. Prof. Bharty had joined the charge of the Head of the Department in August, 2015 and served till 30th December 2017. After 30th December, 2017, Miss Pratima Prasad took charge as Coordinator of the Department of Hindi. Another five teaching posts were sanctioned in mid 2017. The department got three more permanent faculties in the form of Asst. Prof. (Dr.) Akta Kumari, Asst. Prof. (Dr.) Bijay Kumar Shaw, Asst. Prof. (Dr.) Kaju Kumari Shaw in April, 2018. Pankaj Kumar joined as Temporary Non-Teaching staff from 1st October 2018. Now, the department has introduced M.Phil and Ph. D programmes on and from the academic session of 2018-19.


Vision of the Department

The Department of Hindi 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.


Mission of the Department

  • To provide basic knowledge regarding concepts, theories, issues and debates that characterize the study of contemporary Hindi so that students can confidently appear in NET, SET and other competitive examinations
  • To identify probable areas of future research and enhance skills so that some of the students can be at the forefront of research in near future; and
  • To initiate intellectual urge among the students for understandings most pressing social issues in terms of literature.
  • To give importance on our educational mission and learning in both high quality and innovative teaching and support for outstanding student experience. Commitment to the highest standards of academic consistency and vitality. Serving social, cultural and economic needs of the community & the society.
  • To give importance on strong research of students and faculty.
  • The Department should build its distinctive heritage and archive a better integration
  • among different dimensions of our work.
  • To create a highly manifested academic environment to support better student experience and teaching as well as research.
  • To provide some special lectures of some eminent Professors of Hindi and its allied subjects to the students.
  • Provide new technologies for teaching-learning and research, e.g. OHP, Virtual• Classrooms, Wifi etc.

Programme/ Course Offered

Name of the Course

Duration

Year from which the Course Started

Total Intake Capacity

No. of Students Enrolled

M. A

2 Years

2015

75

SEM-1: NIL

SEM-III: 43

M.Phil

2 Years

2018

06

-

Ph. D

6 Years

2018

08

-


Curriculum


Faculty

Professor:
Associate Professor:

Vacant- 02

Assistant Professor:

Faculty

Dr. Vijay Kumar Bharty
Dr. Vijay Kumar Bharty

Professor & Dean, Faculty of Arts

vijaykumar.bharty@knu.ac.in

+91-9732959135

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Miss Pratima Prasad
Miss Pratima Prasad

Assistant Professor & Head

pratima.prasad@knu.ac.in

+91-9875645657 / 8348797457

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Dr. Akta Kumari
Dr. Akta Kumari

Assistant Professor

akta.kumari@knu.ac.in

+91-8084450160

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Dr. Bijay Kumar Shaw
Dr. Bijay Kumar Shaw

Assistant Professor

bijay.kumar.shaw@knu.ac.in

+91-9239612662

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Dr. Kaju Kumari Shaw
Dr. Kaju Kumari Shaw

Assistant Professor

kaju.kumari.shaw@knu.ac.in

+91-9330092829

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Research Programmes

  • M.Phil.
  • Ph.D

Seminar/ Workshop/ Conference/ Symposium Organized

Sl. No.

Title

Duration

Sponsored by

Level

Remarks

1

Workshop on Under Graduate Courses in Hindi (Honourse and Program )

(One Day) Held on  30 june 2016

Hindi-Dept., Kazi Nazrul University

University

Workshop

2

Workshop on Under Graduate Courses in Hindi (Honourse and Program )

(One Day) Held on 16.05.2018.

Kazi Nazrul University

University

Workshop

3

“Samaj  Aur Kavita ka Antahsambandh”

One Day National Seminar Held on 27/11/2018.

Kazi Nazrul University

National

Conference

Facilities

Departmental Library The Department has maintained a Departmental Library having sample number of books for the access of students and teachers of the department.

  • No. of Books: 60
  • No. of Journals: 05
  • No. of E-journals: 03

Outreach / Extension Programme

The department of Hindi went to a place named of Dohamani situated at Pashchim Bardhaman on 05/12/2018 for outreach program with collaboration the department of Bengali .

Cultural events organised by the Department

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