DEPARTMENT OF PRAKRIT (Ardhamagadhi)

 

  1. Name of the Department : Prakrit
  2. Year of Establishment : 1962
  3. Names of Programmes offered : B.A. I & II Prakrit (Ardhamagadhi)
  4. Names of Interdisciplinary courses and the : NA

departments/ units involved

  1. Annual / Semester / Choice Based Credit : BA I – CGPA Pattern

System (programme wise)                              BA II – CGPA Pattern

  1. Participation of the department in the courses : Nil

offered by other departments

  1. Courses in collaboration with other : Prakrit Ratna (B.A.)

universities, industries, foreign institutions,               Bahubali Prakrit Vidyapith,

etc                                                                  Shravanbelgola

  1. Details of Course/Programmes discontinued : Nil

(if any) with reasons

  1. Number of Teaching Posts :
Post Sanctioned Filled
Assistant professor 01 01
  1. Faculty profile with Name, Qualification, Designation, Specialization (D.Sc./

D.Litt./ Ph.D., /M. Phil., etc) as on  05.09.2015

Name Qualification Designation Specialization Experience

(in years)

Students awarded Ph. D degree in the last 4 years
Dr. M. P. Shastri M.A., NET, Ph.D., B.J.M.C. Asst. Professor Prakrit Ardhamagadhi 12 years
  1. List of Senior Visiting Faculty : Nil
  2. Percentage of lectures delivered and practical : Nil

classes handled (Programme wise) by

temporary faculty

  1. Student – Teacher Ratio (Programme wise) : 150:1
  2. Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff sanctioned

and filled: Nil

  1. Qualifications of teaching faculty with Dsc., / D.Litt., / Ph.D., / M. Phil., / PG
Name of Staff Qualification
Dr. M.P. Shastri M.A. PhD. NET

 

  1. Number of faculty with ongoing projects from a) National b) International

funding agencies and grants received

Funding agency No. of Faculty Grants received Title of the Project Principal Investigator
UGC 01 Rs. 2,62,500/- Bhagwan Mahavir Study Centre Dr. M. P. Shastri

 

 

  1. Department projects funded by DST-FIST, UGC, DBT, ICCSR etc. and total

grants received and status

Funding Agency No. of Projects Total Grant Received Status
UGC 01 Rs.70,000/- Completed
  1. Research Centre facility recognized by the University: Yes (Recognized by

Solapur University, Solapur)

  1. Publications with ISSN Number-

Research Paper Published

No. Name of the Staff Number of papers published
National International
1. Dr. M. P. Shastri 15 05

Number of books published and edited:

No. Name of the staff Edited Books Authored Books
1. Dr. M. P. Shastri 06

Seminar Proceedings published in books with ISBN No.

No. Name of the Staff Papers Published in the edited books with ISBN Number
1. Dr. M. P. Shastri 02
  1. Areas of consultancy and income generated: Nil
  2. Faculty as members in:
    1. National Committees – Nil
    2. International Committees – Nil
    3. Editorial Boards – Dr. M P. Shashtri – Jainbodhak- Marathi; Jainbodhak-Hindi
    4. Membership in Academic bodies – Board of Studies:
No. Name University Position Year
1. Dr. M. P. Shastri Chairman- B.O.S., Solapur University 2010-till date
Member B.O.S., Shivaji University 2012-till date
Member B.O.S.  N.Maharashtra  University 2011-till date
  1. Student Projects
  2. Students who have done in-house projects including inter department / programme: NA
  3. Students placed for projects in organizations outside the institution i.e. in Research Laboratories / Industry / other agencies: NA
  4. Awards received by faculty and students

Dr. M.P. Shastri

  • ‘Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman, President of India Award ’ From Hon. President of India Smt. Pratibhatai Patil 2012, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Delhi
  • ‘Indrakultilak Award’ From Taular Sangaha, Dakshin Kannada, Karnataka, Dec. 2012
  • ‘Ahimsa International Award’ as Best Editor from Ahimsa International Organization.
  • ‘Vrishbhanchal Gaurav Award’ From Vrishbanchal International Organisation, Gaziyabad. Haryana, Dec. 2013

 

 

 

  1. List of eminent academicians / visitors to the department who delivered special

lectures

No. Year Name of the resource person Designation and Institution Topic
1. 2010-11 Dr. Rajendra Bidkar Ex. HOD Marathi Sangameshwar Col. Shrutsamvardhan Kalachi Garaj
2. 2011-12 Mr. Jitendra Chankeshwara Head, Dhyan Kendra, Akluj Ancient Jinwani
3. 2012-13 Mr. C. R. Doshi Chartered Accountant Importance of Jain Principle
4. 2013-14 Mrs. Maya Gandhi Yoga Expert Jain Culture & Yoga
5. 2014-15 Dr. Shantinath Bagewadi Asst. Prof.

S.S.N.A. College, Solapur

Prakrit & Jaina Ayurved
  1. Seminars / Conferences / Workshops organized and the source of funding
  2. National – Nil
  3. International – Nil
  4. Student Profile (Programme / Course wise)
Year Applications Received Selected Enrolled Pass Percentage
M F
B.A. I
2010-2011 110 110 66 44 100.00
2011-2012 108 108 56 52 89.23
2012-2013 101 101 46 55 90.90
2013-2014 92 92 44 48 88.88
2014-2015 94 94 47 47 93.24
B.A. II
2010-2011 34 34 17 17 92.41
2011-2012 54 54 28 26 92.85
2012-2013 57 57 27 30 90.34
2013-2014 51 51 25 26 94.89
2014-2015 43 43 17 26 90.47
  1. Diversity of Students:
Name of the Course Percentage of students from the same state Percentage of students from other states Percentage of students from abroad
BA 100% Nil Nil
  1. How many students have cleared National and State Competitive Examinations

such as NET, SLET, GATE, Civil Services, Defenses Services, etc.: Nil

  1. Student Progression:
Student Progression Against percentage enrolled
2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
 UG to PG NA NA NA NA NA
Campus Selection NA NA NA NA NA
Other than campus recruitment NA NA NA NA NA
  • NA – as the course is run up to second year and no PG course is available.
  1. Detail of Infrastructural Facilities
No. Infrastructure Available / Number
1. Library Common
2. Computer with internet facility Central facility
3. Class room with ICT Common
4. Laboratories Available
  1. Number of students receiving financial assistance from college, university,

government or other agencies

Type of Scholarship 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
Government Scholarship
SC Scholarship 41 34 32 29 30
BC (ST+NT+OBC+VJ) 48 61 54 50 52
SBC 23 27 36 30 21
Meritorious student by HRD Ministry 36 18 06
  • Institution provides financial assistance to needy students through SAF and TS-SAF.
  1. Details on student enrichment programmes (Special lectures / Workshops /

Seminar) with external experts

No. Enrichment Programmes External Expert
1. Special Lectures Dr. Rajendra Bidkar

Mr. Jitendra Chankeshwara

Mr. C. R. Doshi

Dr. Shantinath Bagewadi

2. Lectures on Yoga Mrs. Maya Gandhi
3. Ancient Place visit Dr. Rajendra Patil, Shravanbelgola
  1. Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning
  • Lecture; Seminars; Question Answer Method; Internal Assignments
  1. Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities
  • Worked as resource person, contributed articles in local Daily
  • Participated in Blood donation camps organized in the college
  • Participated in Swaccha Bharat Abhiyan
  • Promote spread of ancient languages
  • Organizes quiz and lectures on Prakrit and Bramhi Lanuages
  1. SWOC Analysis of the department and future plans
STRENGTHS:

  • Recognized Prakrit Research Centre
  • Higher Rate of Enrollment
  • Positive response of the Student
WEAKNESS:

  • Less knowledge of the subject at entry point
OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Field Work
  • Projects
  • Increase in the use of ICT
CHALLENGES:

  • Inculcation of the subject knowledge.

FUTURE PLAN

  • To Make Advanced Study Centre
  • To increase in the use of Audio-Visual aids
  • To develop Museum, Research Place