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.

 

  • Name of the Department                                            :    PG DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY
  • Year of Establishment                                                 :    2001
  • Open Course – Environmental History in Indian Context
  • Add – on course : Certificate & Diploma in Tribals and Participatory Forest Management

 

  • Faculty :

Assistant Professors  : 2

Assistant Professors on contract      : 5

  • Email : historypcm@gmail.com

COURSES OFFERED

  1. B.A History Model II ( Government Aided Course)

 

  1. M.A History ( Self Financing Course)

BEST PRACTICES

  1. ECO – SEMINAR FOR SHGS
  • Students of History Department taken classes to Self Helping Groups in the nearby area of the College on Medicinal Plants with special emphasis to their regional relevance.
  1. HISTO – INTERFACE
  • An interactive program with the tribes of Idukki District.
  1. HITSO – BLAST
  • The interdepartmental Elocution competition conducted in every year in connection with Independence Day under the leadership of Department of History.
  1. HISTO - MUSEUM CUM LABORATORY
  • A place to preserve and exhibit remnants with historical importance.
  • Coins, Currency, Ornaments, and Utensils, Polished and Non- Polished Ware etc.
  1. PUBLICATIONS- A Research and Publication Wing is functioning under the Department of History.
  • Books   :    Faculty
  • Santhosh George – ‘Highrange Charithrathile Valavuthirivukal’
  • Santhosh George – A search into the speeches of Mahatma
  • Santhosh George – Environmental History in Indian Context
  • Dr. Jobi John & Santhosh George – Migrants of the Western Ghats
  • Sr.Bincy Joseph – ‘St.Chavara –The Great Social Reformer of Kerala’
  • Books   :    Students
  • Jincy Joseph  – ‘Amruthinte Nadu’
  1. HISTO – RACE ( RACE – Rapid Action for Competitive Examinations)

‘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.

  1. HISTO – VISION
  • An hour allotted to the students of first, second and third year B.A.History students for Audio-Visual experience.
  • Every hour focuses on a particular topic.
  1. HISTO – NEWS
  • The monthly journal of the Department of History
  • Include news on History, Economics, Forestry and general interest.
  1. Histo Quiz Club:             The History Association organizes Quiz Program on every Fridays to equip students for competitive examinations.
  1. Histo Debate Club:             The History association organizes Debate on current burning issues once in every month.
  1. Minor Research Programmes:

Dr. Jobi John and Mr.Santhosh George completed minor research projects from UGC.

  1. Well equipped Smart class rooms

The department of history has three well equipped Smart classes with Home theatre

Audio system.

  1. Histo -  Darsan : Dept .of History  conducts three days tour to the final year students to get acquainted with historical and Monumental Places.
  1. “Back to First” : It is an interaction program conducting by the department of history for the students to meet and dialogue with the first migrants of the high Ranges.
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Dr.Jobi John
Assistant Professor(HOD)

M.A, B.Ed, PhD

9447216006

frjobi@gmail.com

Dr.Jobi John
Assistant Professor(HOD)

M.A, B.Ed, PhD

9447216006

frjobi@gmail.com

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Mr. Santhosh George
Assistant Professor

M.A, B.Ed

9747592938

santhoshgeorge884@gmail.com

Mr. Santhosh George
Assistant Professor

M.A, B.Ed

9747592938

santhoshgeorge884@gmail.com

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Dr. Suneesh K. K
Assistant Professor

MA, B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D.

9961810427

suneesh427@gmail.com

Dr. Suneesh K. K
Assistant Professor

MA, B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D.

9961810427

suneesh427@gmail.com

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Bibin Raveendran
Assistant Professor on Contract

MA( History), B.Ed (Social Science)

9497879157

bibinraveendran7@gmail.com

Bibin Raveendran
Assistant Professor on Contract

MA( History), B.Ed (Social Science)

9497879157

bibinraveendran7@gmail.com

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Jijo Jayaraj
Assistant Professor on Contract

MA( History)

8281725525

jijojayarajan@gmail.com

Jijo Jayaraj
Assistant Professor on Contract

MA( History)

8281725525

jijojayarajan@gmail.com

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Sheeba George
Assistant Professor on Contract

M.A( History) B.Ed(Social Science) C.TET

7560981584

sheebakjijo@gmail.com

Sheeba George
Assistant Professor on Contract

M.A( History) B.Ed(Social Science) C.TET

7560981584

sheebakjijo@gmail.com

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Mariyat George
Assistant Professor on Contract

MA( History), M.Ed (Social Science)

9961775021

mariyatgeorge@gmail.com

Mariyat George
Assistant Professor on Contract

MA( History), M.Ed (Social Science)

9961775021

mariyatgeorge@gmail.com

Career Oriented Activities

 

  • Career Oriented Add on course

                         Department of History successfully conducts Certificate Course and Diploma Course in Career Oriented Add on Course named Tribals and Participatory Forest Management.

  • Competitive Examination Coaching – Histo Race

           Department provides special coaching for NET and PSC examinations.

 

ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT AND EXTENSION ACTIVITIES

  • HISTOMUSEUM

The Histo museum is a place to preserve historical evidences.

  • ‘Pages of the Hills’

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

  • Histo Interface

Second Year Students conducts interactive programmes to the tribes in Idukki district.

 

  • Seminar for Self Help Groups

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.

 

DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES

 

  • Monthly History Lecture Series

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.

 

  • Hiroshima Day Commemoration

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

  • Book Publication

Total publications till June 2017 - 11

  • Manuscripts
  • Visio by Second year B.A History Class
  • Peripheral History of Idukki (Vol III) by B.A History Students
  •  Histonews (monthly journal)
  • Event Calendars

 

Best Department award  :  2014-2015 and  2015 -2016

ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES

 

  • Histo Flame  (Inter departmental elocution competition)
  • Histo Quiz 
  • Histo Debate
  • Weekly Association Meeting