DEPARTMENT IN A NUTSHELL
DEPARTMENTAL SLOGAN: From Past - Through Present - For Sustainable Future
The Department of History Started functioning in 1982 was upgraded in 2001 with the introduction of B.A History course .Department of History offers graduate and post-graduate programme in History. The curriculum of the UG course carries specialization in Environmental History give strong foundation to students to in-depth areas of History. In view of the emphasis on the environment in the contemporary society, the course offered by the Department is community friendly, relevant in its contemporary setting and tries to find out solutions for problems which are seemingly inextricable confronting the society. In addition to the usual theory classes, the students are trained in bio-diversity conservation strategies and are brought up as an environmentally conscious and friendly new generation. We possess a historical museum and preserve Herbal Park in the premises of the College.
Assistant Professors : 2
Assistant Professors on contract : 5
‘Histo-Race’ is an effort by the Department of History, Pavanatma College to create in student’s consciousness regarding their future and to find out their aptitude through the following ways.
Dr. Jobi John and Mr.Santhosh George completed minor research projects from UGC.
The department of history has three well equipped Smart classes with Home theatre
Career Oriented Activities
Department of History successfully conducts Certificate Course and Diploma Course in Career Oriented Add on Course named Tribals and Participatory Forest Management.
Department provides special coaching for NET and PSC examinations.
ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT AND EXTENSION ACTIVITIES
The Histo museum is a place to preserve historical evidences.
A wide collection of books, manuscripts, records, periodicals etc. written on Idukki is preserved in the department in order to reveal the concealed History of the district.
OUT REACH ACTIVITIES
Second Year Students conducts interactive programmes to the tribes in Idukki district.
Final year Students conducts voluntary seminars in various Self Help Groups in Idukki, Udumbanchola and Devikulam taluks on relevant topics including Regional History , Organic Farming, Tissue Culture, Poly House, Medicinal Plants and First Aid.
Department of History introduced an innovative departmental practice through Monthly History Lecture series. Writers, scholars who are interested in regional History of Idukki were invited to share their knowledge to the upcoming student historians.
The Department observed 6 th of August as Hiroshima Commemoration day in order to instill in students of History the tragic consequences of War and ill effects of scientific development.
Research and Publication Wing
Major wings of publication
Total publications till June 2017 - 11
Best Department award : 2014-2015 and 2015 -2016