The Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) of the IQAC Name of the Institution : Year of Report : K.R.Bellad Arts & Commerce 2005-06 College, Mundargi-582118 Part –A The Plan of Action chalked out by the IQAC in the beginning of the year towards quality enhancement and the out come achieved by the end of the year The Plan of action The plan of action has been designed on the following principles. I) A definition of goals of what teacher wants the students to perform a) General or final goals which will orient the learning process in the subject in terms of knowledge, attitudes and skills b) Intermediate or strategic goals clearly explaining what in the final goals is attainable in the given time - frame and within the available means and capabilities, and is relevant in the given social situation. c) Concrete targets as successive steps towards the intermediate goals II) The selection of content through which knowledge skills and attitudes as required in the goals can be acquired and exercised. III) Choice out of the available methods and operations to ensure most effective guidance ( lectures, tutorials and seminars) IV) The selection of useful teaching materials and indication of how they can be used and improved (graded vocabulary and word list in case of languages and case study presentations in case of social sciences and commerce subjects, are to be considered. V) The selected methods, operation and teaching materials are to be evaluated in teaching and testing, multiple choice, objective questions etc., are to be used to test the students performance. The Process of the plan of action The plan of action to be processed through the following stages 1) Diagnostic study of the needs of the students 2) Formulation of suitable objectives 3) Selection and sequential organization of subject – matter or content. 4) Identification, selection and organization of learning experiences 5) Determination of strategies, priorities and the methods and ways of doing it. The purposes achievable 1) Helping immature students to learn more easily and readily. 2) Introducing a new concept/subject/topic 3) Imparting factual information 4) Condensing or expanding material found in books 5) Building up of critical and analytical power/habit 6) Laying emphasis on what is essential 7) Effecting the desired changes in attitudes and values. 8) Inspiring the students with desired for action towards pre-determined goals Teachers activities (Guidelines) 1) Teaching should be well planned before hand. 2) Orange and organize materials-sequencing (Logical sequence) from the known to unknown set down steps of procedure in work book and keep it for ready reffernce 3) Give the students some thing like an assignment to do after words 4) Conduct seminars, tutorials and quitz programmes. 5) Ask the students to take up project work and guide them. Out come achieved 1) The standard and learning ability of the students developed. 2) By motivating and stimulating the interest of the students by diversity of teaching techniques, sustainable interest and learning ability is generated. 3) Most of the students got through in the university examinations with good number of marks. 4) Many students of our college appeared for the CET for appointment to the various posts and for further education and got selected to further studies and recruitments on merit basis. 5) The awareness of the contemporary situation and need for higher competence and standard is created among the students. Part – B 1) Activities reflecting the goals and the objectives of the institution :- The goals and objectives of our college are : 1. Pursuit of knowledge 2. Training of the mind 3. Personality development 4. Character building 5. Reservation and interpretation of our cultural heritage, these are also the purposes of General Higher Education at the present time. In order to achieve these goals and objectives the curriculum and the institutional methods have been revamped and restructured to enable the students to develop their thinking power and to retain their academic discipline. The following are the activities conducted during the year 2005-06 which reflect the goals and objectives of the institution. 1) The students union was inaugurated on 1-8-2005 by Shri. Shivakumargouda Patil, the General Secretary of S.J.A.Vidya Samiti. The Chairman of the local governing body of the college, Shri. D.C.Patil presided over the function. His Holiness Dr.Jagadguru Annadaneshwar Swamiji of Sounsthanmath, Mundargi graced the accession. The Principal of the Rottigawad college Shri. A.L.PolicePatil was the chief guest. The Alumni of the college Shri. D.B.Sajjan, for his success in Chartered Accountant Examination and the Head Master of Bagewadi High School Shri. P.M.Patil for his superannuation, were felicitated in the same function. 2) A Seminar on literary works of His Holiness Jagadguru Dr. Annadaneshwar Swamiji of Saunsthanmath, Mundargi was organized on 2-3-2006, to felicitate Him on the event of He was conferred Doctorate Degree by the Karnatak Unviersity for His literary, religious and social accomplishments. The retired Prof. and writer Dr. Sangamesh Handagi and retired teacher of Koppal High School Shri. T.V.Magalad presented their papers in the seminar. The seminar was inaugurated by General Secretary of S.J.A.Vidya Samiti Shri. A.K.Bellad. A lecture programme entitled “The Values of Life in Folk.Literature” was organized by the Karntak Sangh on 25-1-2005. Dr. K.Rudrappa of A.D.B.College, Harapanahalli delivered lecture on the topic. 3) The Commerce Association of the college, had organized a programme on “Personality Development and Carrier Advance” on 23-9-2005. The Deputy Director of Co-operative Audit Department Shri. S.S.Meti and Shri. S.S.Sadmal of Rural Engineering College, Hulakoti were facilitators in the programme. The Principal of the college Shri. S.B.K.Goundar was in the chair. In order to expose our commerce students to international level management in trade and industries, “A meet to I.I.M.” Bangalore programme was organized from 30-8-2005 to 31-8-2005. Our students were taken to I.I.M. Bangalore and a discourse was organized during the same period. Our students visited the establishments like Alliance Business Academy, Marketing Consultancy and Agency Ltd.,and Mysore Soap and Detergent factory. Shri. Baburao delivered his lecture on Community Skills at International level, under the cooperation of Creative Academy of Bangalore. One day State Level Seminar under the UGC assistance was organized on 4-3-2006. The topic was “The Changes in Present Banking System”. The Seminar was inaugurated by His Holiness Jagadguru Dr. Annadaneshwar Swamji of Saunsthanmath, Mundargi. The chairman of the local governing body of the college Dr. Y.S.Meti presided over the function. Prof. A.B.Hiremath was the Chief Guest. Key note address of the seminar was delivered by Dr. S.S.Hugar, from Dept. of Commerce , Karnatak University, Dharwad. The seminar was set in two technical session. Prof. B.G.Mashyal of J.G.College of Commerec Hubli presided over the 1st technical session. The Head of the Dept. of Commerce P.G.Center Davanageri of Kuvempu University Dr. J.Madegouda participated as subject expert. Prof. R.G.Allagi of Basaveshwar Commerce College, Bagalkot compiled the proceedings of the 1st technical session. Dr. S.T.Bagalkot of Economic Dept., Karnatak University, Dharwad presided over the 2nd technical session. Dr. M.R.Sollapure of KUD participated as subject expert. Dr. M.L.Guledagudda of A.S.S.Commerce College, Gadag compiled the proceedings of the 2nd technical session. The research papers were presented by 22 lecturers in the seminar, in which 56 representatives from the different colleges participated. 4) A.D.Shroff Memorial Elocution Competition was organized on 30-08- 2005 under the debating union of the college. Shri. S.M.Goravar, Miss. A.K.Pujar and Shri. G.S.Tantri of our college secured 1 st, 2nd and 3rd places respectively. The students of our college participated in intercollegiate folk dance programme held at Govt. College, Naragund on 21-01-2006. The team of our college was given the best team having won third place in the competition. One of our college students Shri. S.M.Goravar of B.A.III class secured second place in an elocution competition conducted by G.H.College, Haveri on 10-012006. 5) Our college sports department has organized number of sports activities in order to create the sportive sensibility among the students. It has already organized the University level tournaments. Accordingly Karnatak University‟s Second Zonal Volley ball tournament for men was organized from 15-01-2006 to 16-01-2006. Our college team secured second place in the volley ball tournament. Our college kabaddi team participated in an intercollegiate Kabaddi Tournament conducted by Kundgol Degree college. Our team exhibited the best performance and one of our players Panchakshari Harlpurmath won the special award as the best catcher. Besides these the sports department of our college conducted Annual Sports Meet as a part of the closing function of our college extra curricular activities. The various sports competition were organized. 6) The Art circle of college, besides its regular cultural programmes it celebrated the Ganesh festival as a part of cultural practices. 7) The ladies association of the college had organized various competitions for girls on account of the celebration of Ganesh festival. The Rongoli competition was organized on 7-09-2005. An essay competition on the subject “Women and Politics” was organized on 26- 10-2005. An elocution competition on the subject “Woman and Advertisement” was organized on 31-12-2005. 8) An elocution competition on the subject “Is Reservation essential to women?” was organized on 16-12-2005 by the Hindi association. 9) The N.S.S. unit of college consists of 100 volunteers out of which the 40 volunteers are ladies. Shri. D.C.Math of the Dept. of Geography has been appointed newly as N.S.S. Programme Officer. Under his guidance the N.S.S. unit is working efficiently. Besides its regular N.S.S. activities, the unit has undertaken various programmes chalked out by the Central & State Governments. Accordingly the N.S.S. unit has organized a lecture programme on “ The Substitute use of power under joint auspicious of the national power saving department on 22-08-2005. Maj. G.N.Malagi of Haveri delivered his lecture in the programme. The Annual Special Camp was conducted from 22-10-2005 to 31-10-2005 at the adopted S.S.Patil Ashraya Colony of Mundargi Muncipal limit. Various constructive works were under taken and completed during special camp. Under the co- ordination the department of Public Instruction the Primary school compound was built at the cost of Rs. 1,20,000/-. The Legislator of Mundargi, Shri. S.S.Patil inaugurated the compound wall at the closing function of the special camp. Besides this major constructive works, the prorammes like Ecological awareness, Aids awareness and other programmes were conducted. As a part of environment conservation, 150 neem saplings were planted in the colony. With the help of local service organization free health checkup, animal health checkup, drinking water facilities, construction of road and other works were undertaken during the camp time. 10. The N.C.C. unit of our college consist of 85 cadets out of which 32 ladies cadets are on enrollment. The N.C.C. unit is working at its best under the leadership of Lt. H.R.Doddamani. The unit has trained these students under strict discipline and contributed to the society. Besides it N.C.C. activities, the unit is working in various fields. The 32 cadets of unit have participated in an annual training camp organized at Naraspur from 9-7-2005 to 20-07-2005. Our cadets brought a fame to our college having secure the first place in the drill competition conducted at the camp. Our N.C.C. unit has participated in “Akshaya Urge Day” which was held on 14-09- 2005 in memory of late Rajiv Gandhi. The unit has undertaken the plantation work and various saplings were planted. The five cadets of the unit has participated at RD pared which was conducted from 22-10-2005 to 01-11-2005, Under co-ordination of the N.S.S. unit, the N.C.C. unit conducted “Save Energy Programme” on 22-8-2005. Maj. B.N.Maragi had participated as chief guest in the function. 11. The students welfare department of the college is very active in carrying out students welfare programmes. Shri. S.R.Basapur of the department of commerce is discharging the duties of the students welfare officer. Under his leadership a lecture programme on “The Personality development and communicative skills” was organized under the joint auspicious of the students welfare department of Karnatak University, Dharwad. The director of the University students welfare department Pro. H.A. Maheshwarayya delivered his lecture on communicative skills. Dr. Ramesh Nayak of the computer section of S.D.M.Engineering College and Dr. Nayak from the department of Library and Information Science of Karnatak University, Dharwad delivered their lecture on the personality development. 12. The college has started the placement cell along with its teaching activities with an objective of providing employment opportunities to our students. Dr. M.B.Belavatagi of Economics department is working as placement officer. Our college has Memorandum of understanding with various leading industrial organizations. It is with this agreement, the college invites the business undertakings to conduct campus interview to provide employment to the successful candidates. A rigorous training would be given to the students of our college, ennobling them to face the campus interview. At the present year Dr. M.B.Belavatagi and Shri. R.L.Police Patil attended the training programme under Genisis project of the Infosys company. 25 students were given training and 16 students were sent to attend campus interview conducted at B.V.B. Engineering College, Hubli. 8 students among those got through in the written examination. Our college is one of the pre colleges in Gadag district which has availed this facility. 13. The teaching staff of our college is enthusiastic and active in their teaching and learning process. In order to refresh their knowledge they participated at national and international conferences and seminars. Following are the members of the faculty who attended the conferences and seminars. 1. Prin. S.B.K.Goudar and Shri. S.M.Kammar participated at national seminar conducted S.J.M.V.Women‟s College, Hubli. Prin. S.B.K.Goudar participated at national seminar conducted by Indian College Forum at Sourashtra University of Rajkot. 2. Shri. M.G.Gachchannavar of the dept. of commerce participated at the international level seminar held on 10th and 11th December 2005 under auspicious of All India Accountancy Organization Hiderabad. 3. Dr. M.B.Belavatagi presented a paper on Indian Agriculture. He has been selected as the member of the executive committee of Indian Agricultural Association. 4. Shri. R.K.Rayanagoudar and Shri. G.R.Kalaburgi participated at national level seminar held at Shivalingeshwar Women‟s College Havari from 30 to 31st July 2005. Shri. R.K.Rayanagoudar participated at one day state level seminar held at Karnatak College, Dharwad on 10th Dec. 2005. 5. Shri. B.F.Eati of the department of Hindi participated at national level seminar held on 2, 3 August 2005 at the department of Hindi, Karnatak University, Dharwad on the subject “ The feministic criticism in the literature of Hindi and Kannada”. He also participated in various seminars like “The inter relationship among the Indian languages”, “The development of Devanagari Inscriptions” held at K.S.Jigalur Arts & S.M.Sheshagiri Commerce College for women Dharwad and Nehru College Hubli respectively on 6, 7 December 2005. and 26-2-06. 2. New Academic Programmes initiated (UG/PG) - Nil - 3. Innovations in Curricular Design and Transaction :- Since the University forms curriculum, we have no chance of innovating and transacting curriculum. 4. Inter Disciplinary Programmes started :- -Nil- 5. Examination reforms implemented: As a part of examination reforms, internal assessment system has been introduced.. Each student will be examined and on the basis of his performance marks will be awarded. A progress report of the student will be sent to the parents of concerned students. Besides this, home assignments, tests and seminars will be given to each student. 6. Candidates qualified : Since the members of the faculty have been appointed before UGC has laid down rules for the appointment of the faculty members, hence, question of NET/SET/GATE does not arise and no faculty members have been appointed after UGC has imposed these prescribed qualifications. 7. Initiative towards Faculty Development Programme : Every teacher has been initiated to take up research work and all required facilities have been provided. Besides this, every teacher has been asked to present seminar papers every week and the seminars have been presented by them. 8. Total No. of seminars/workshops: Six Seminars have been conducted and details of these seminars vide enclosure No. 1 9. Research Projects: a) Newly implemented : One major project work has been taken up and approved by UGC b) Completed: -Nil- 10. Patents generated, if any : -Nil- 11. New collaborative research programmes : -Nil- 12. Research grant received by various agencies : Research grants for major project work have been availed from UGC 13. Details of Research Scholars : 1) Prin. S.B.K.Goudar 2)Dr.M.B.Belavatagi 3) Dr. V.K.Kolur 4) Shri. B.G.Javali 5) Shri. M.G.Gachchannavar 6) Shri. R.L.Police Patil. 14. Citation Index of Faculty Members and Impact Factor : Vide Encl.No.1 15. Honors/awards to the faculty : -Nil- 16. Internal resource generated : -Nil- 17. Details of departmens getting SAP, COSIST, (ASSIST)/DST, FIST etc., assistance/recognition : -Nil- 18. Community services : 1. The college has extension service department and through this department various community service programmes have been taken up. The department organized and implemented number of programmes to the general welfare of the people at large. The community development activities have been taken up as and when need arises. As a part of community development programmes, our college participated in the community marriages at the time of Annadaneshwar Fair Festival. The students of our college worked in the Fair Festival having being involve in those activities conducted by the different organization in various programmes like agricultural, horticultural and Seri-cultural exhibitions which provided information to the farmers in their occupations. 2. Social work : The college has successfully carried out the social work through its N.S.S. & N.C.C. units. Besides this the faculty members of Sociology and Economics visit the Anganawadies to collect the information and conduct the programmes based on their findings to create the awareness among the villagers. 3. Health & Hygiene Awareness Programmes : The extension service department of the college conducted various programmes to create awareness among the people. The sanitation and cleanliness programmes have been taken up on the accession of Gandhi Jayanti and other national based celebrations. 4. Medical Camp : Health check up camps, Eye camps ect., have been organized. Besides these independent works, the students of the college participated in Government programmes like Pulse Polio, Leprosy and other mass programmes. 5. Adult Education and Literacy Programmes : The college has taken up adult education programmes and conducts activities through NAEP unit of the college. It started literacy progammes through NAEP learning centers. 19. Teachers and officers newly recruited : -Nil- 20. Teaching – Non teaching staff retio : 19:11 21. Improvement in the Library Services : During the year 2005-06 the library upgraded with the induction of books and journals 22. New books/journals subscribed and their valueDuring the year -2005-06 Sl.No. Subjects No. of copies Amount 1 Kannada 124 8120.00 2. English 32 2334.00 3. Hindi 17 384.00 4. Pol.Science 131 13385.00 5. Sociology 60 4250.00 6. Economics 74 7600.00 7 History 50 5650.00 8 Geography 36 3600.00 9 Computer Application 08 960.00 10 General books 07 3065.00 11 Commerce 66 8705.00 Total 605 58053.00 Periodicals /journals subscribed during the year 2005-06 Sl.No. Name of the periodicals/journals Amount (value) 1 The Week 1650.00 2 Sports Star 426.00 3 Frontline 310.00 4 Women‟s Era 650.00 5 Grahashobha 160.00 6 Wisdom 100.00 7 Facts for You 400.00 8 Economic Challanger 400.00 9 India Today Travel Plus 700.00 10 Competition Master 300.00 11 Educare 400.00 12 The Economist 3392.00 13 University News 600.00 14 Hosatu 250.00 15 Business World 1560.00 16 Economic & Political Weekly 1250.00 17 Comp. Affairs 290.00 18 Reader‟s Digest 558.00 19 Sankaramana 200.00 20 Effective Executive 625.00 21 H.R.M.Review 625.00 22 Marketing Master Mind 625.00 23 Entrepreneurship Development 625.00 24 Accounting Research 625.00 25 Environmental Economics 625.00 26 Intellectual Property Rights 625.00 17971.00 23. Courses in which students assessments is introduced and action taken on students feedback. : In B.A. and B.Com courses the students‟ assessment of teacher has been introduced. On collecting the feedback by the students of each teacher have been verified and identified the weekness of the particular teacher and brought to the notice of concerned teacher having asked him to improve his standard in result orientation. 24. Unit Cost of Education : Rs. 2687.00 Per student. 25. Computerisation of administration and the process of admissions and examination result issue of certificates : The administration of the college has been computerized partially and the other process of administration are going to be computerized shortly. 26. Increasing infra-structural facilities: The electronic media like L.C.D., Faxs, internet access etc., 27. Technology up-gradation: Since our college is providing instructions to traditional courses and humanities, no technology is required. But technology is used in the sense of teaching technology, modern teaching techniques have been adopted. The teachers are informed to prepare lesson plans, unit plans of teaching while preparing teaching unit. Besides, the teachers have been directed to maintain work book with regard to their day today teaching work. 28. Computer and Internet access and training to teachers and students : No 29. Financial Aid to students : Financial assistance has been extended to the students through scholarships, Students Aid fund and Scholarships from various endowments. 30. Activities and support from the Alumni Association : -- 31. Activities and support from the parent-Teacher Association : -- 32. Health Services: Not Applicable 33. Performances in sports activities: 34. Incentives to outstanding sports persons : 35. Students achievements and awards : Nil 36. Activities of guidance and counseling unit : Counseling and career guidance programmes have been conducted. The Director of Career Guidance Bureau of Karnataka University, Dr. H.M.Maheshwarayya, Prof. Naik and his staff guided our students to develop their career. 37. Placement services to students: -Nil- 38. Development programmes for non-teaching staff: Nil 39. Healthy practices of the institution: Vide Encl.No. 2 40. Linkages developed with National/International, Academic/Research Bodies: Nil. 41.Any other relevant information the institution wishes to add : Initiative taken by the IQAC: The IQAC of our college has taken up some initiatives by interacting various departments of the college. It is monitoring activities of the college. As a part of the community engagements, the IQAC has interacted with the departments of Social Sciences chalked out the programs as mentioned below: I) Department of Economics and Sociology: Both departments have been asked to make the socio- economic survey of the selected villages and draft a detail plan of action. Accordingly, both departments have made the survey and submitted the detailed report. Activities have been conducted through the NSS Unit by conducting Special Camps in adopted villages. Our students have been motivated to involve in social, constructive and instructive works. II) The Department of Sociology has been asked to take up a project work on the drinking water problem and its consequences in the village of Virupapur. A case study has been done and sorted out the deficiency of other required minerals and increasing quantity of Flurosis. There by public awareness has been created with regard floride content water III) It has conducted the socio-economic survey and pointed out the people below the poverty line and socially deprived class people. By organizing programmes on literary and other bad habits of the folk. An awareness has been created on evil practices of the villagers. IV) The department of Economics has taken up a study on agro based industries and suggested some hints for promotion of agro based industries in rural area. Part C: Detail the plan of the institution for the next year 2006-07: 2. The IQAC has evolved the mechanism and procedures to ensure optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching and learning. The teachers will be instructed to maintain teacher‟s work book. In this work book teacher has to record the preparation made on the particular topic. The activities of the teacher in preparation of the particular lesson or topic are the plan part of his teaching session. He has to incorporate his ideas and techniques he follows in the class room. This is intended to act as link between the teacher and the subject he teaches. At the end each chapter/topic/lesson. The teacher has to prepare self evaluation seats to ensure that to what extent students have been understood the topic taught. It also can be used as the basis for feedback and discussion in the Peer Committee of the college. 3. English Speaking Course for the students : The college has planned to start the Spoken English course for students for enabling them to acquire communicative skills. The spoken English course has already been conducted and training has been given to the students for four months. Since there is well response from the students the same has been continued during this year also. S.M.Kammar S.B.Karibharamgoudar Name & Signature of the Co-ordinator Name & Signature of the Chairperson Citation Index of Faculty Members and Impact Factor: Institutions of higher education have a great responsibility in respect of „Human Resources‟. In modern system of higher education, human resources are of basic and overriding importance. The enhancement and sustenance of quality of education mainly depends upon the contribution of faculty members of the particular institution. Accordingly, the citation index of our faculty members reveals the plus-point of our teaching staff. The impact factors can be analyzed at two levels namely external and internal. External factors consist of 1) Technological innovations 2) Use of Audio-visual aids 3) Auxiliary means of instruction. The internal factors are those the structure, values and the level of education of human resources influence the teaching staff and they try to improve their knowledge. Thus these factors impacted the performance of specific tasks of human resource management. It helped to create and utilize an able and motivated work force to accomplish the basic vision, goals and mission of our college. There are two faculties in our college. These are 1) Arts Faculty and 2) Commerce Faculty. In Arts faculty the two sub faculties are formed. 1) Faculty of Languages and Humanities. 2) Faculty of Social Science. CIATION INDEX OF FACULTY MEMBERS Arts Faclty 1) Languages 1.1 SUPERSTITIONS - Prin. S.B.Karibharamagoudar This paper looks at some of the new ways how we have to come out from superstitions, which are deep routed in the life of country folk from its primitive stage to the present highly civilized society. It is research paper in which the author explores the different concept of superstitions and beliefs in terms of their practices and misconceptions with concrete examples. It is an anthropological study of folk related practices of Indian society and throws light on how Indians lack the scientific point of view, even in the age of high technology. 1.2 The research on the books of Kannada Prosody – Shri. R.L.Police Patil, S.G.Lecturer, Dept. of Kannada. Learning Kannada prosody has always been a challenge to the students of Kannada poetry (old poetry) and its rhythmic patterns and metrical lines. Prosody is being taught in various ways depending on the availability of text books and expertise. Teaching the prosody in the class room situation through exercises is an effective alternative, especially when it is being taught with the purpose developing poetic abilities. However, the kind of poetic meter to be taught remained a point of contention. Commenting upon the neglect of prosody, the author opines that to appreciate and grasp poetic expression at its best. The knowledge of prosody is essential. A case is made for taping the efficacy of task-based learning with emphasis on role-plays and problem solving. While insights from the ancient Kannada books inform the paper on the subject, task based statements drawn from the research scholars on the topic illustrate the ideas presented in the paper. Therefore, the purpose of the paper is not discuss teaching prosody, but to facilitate students to acquire knowledge of prosody by equipping them with the competence to take advantage of various books on prosody. 1.3 Folk-Lore and Etiquette – Shri. N.F.Dyavanagoudar, S.G.Lecturer, Dept. of Kannada This paper attempts to show the difference between folk culture and civilized culture. It is a comprehensive study of ethnic society. It examines the life, customs, practices of the human race from its primitive stage to civilized society. The author focuses on how the civilized culture has been influence by the folk culture, accepting the customs, traditions and conventional practices of the folk culture. This paper brings out the contrast between the rural people and the urban people. Folk-lore is at an agrarian culture, where the civilize word is not explained by logic. Folk-lore derives in all its abundance from the pre-literary period in the history of the world. But it due its vital force from persistent human trait of using facilities of evolution, and thereby man began to practice new culture under the process of evolution. Later on, he became civilized. Thus, this paper concludes that as the folk-lore is the route of the etiquette and etiquette is the flower of the folk-lore. The values of the folk life has been accepted and adopted in the civilized society. 2) Post-colonial Literary Theroies – Shri. S.M.Kammar, S.G.Lecturer Dept. of English This paper looks at some of the new ways in which modern literary theories have formulated. It examines the space beyond post-colonialism, in the context of all-enveloping, globalization, which according to thinkers like Frantz Fanon, is a return of the colonizer in the form of Multi-National companies. It also tries to examine „post-colonial‟ as a term and cites example to show how the post-colonial perspective has changed the ways we look at the text of 18 th and 19th century English fiction. This paper discusses also the different concepts of study of literature. Said‟s „Orientalism‟, Gayatri Spivak‟s „Subultarn Studies‟, Gender based studies etc,. 3) Oppressed People in the Poetry of Hindi(Folk poetry and Modern poetry) – Shri. B.F.Eati, S.G.Lecturer, Dept. of Hindi. This paper attempts to shown that how the pathetic life of the oppressed people has been depicted in the poetry of Hindi language. This paper examines how the theme of the oppressed people has the greater significance in Hindi literature, since the ancient time to the present day. According to the author, the life of oppressed, marginalized and their tension and economic condition, their disappointment, pain and misery have become songs in Hindi literature. 2) Faculty of Social Sciences 2.1 Rural credit in Karnatak: Weaknesses and corrections – Dr. M.B.Belavatagi, S.G.Lecture, Dept. of Economics Many reforms have been taken up in the state of Karnatak to lift the rural people from their economic malady. But there is no proper implementation of these reforms and condition of the rural people remained same. Under this situation this paper explores feasibility and strength and weakness of these reformations. The author mainly discusses the relevance of this rural credit system prevailing in India in three different contexts. It was due to lack of proper insight and conceptualization it has become deplorable. This paper tries to study certain factors that are responsible for the present rural credit system in Karnatak. In Karnatak the budget provides covering to the loss of interest of banks, when the co-operative sector charges six percent instead of the prevailing rate of interest. But, subsidization of one institution as against others may create imbalance in the rural credit sector, the author opines. 2.2 Impact of Roads on Rural Agricultural Economy: Evidences from Karnatak – Shri. B.G.Javali, S.G.Lecturer, Dept. of Economics It is argued that rural Karnatak lacks proper infra-structure facilities. In case of the proper road transportation in rural Karnatak it is true. The importance of infra-structure for the development of rural area needs hardly any emphasis. Provision of adequate and quality infra-structure in rural areas facilitate improvement in productivity and efficiency of capital in agriculture improving credit absorption capacity of the area, generating employment, increasing farmer‟s income. The major objective of this paper is to assess the impact of rural roads in terms of increased income on form sector of the benefited areas. The study depends upon the samples drawn randomly from the selected villages and covering various sectors of the society. Here the author opines that improved connectivity facilitates better excess to social necessities like health care centers, educational institutions and access to main land in case isolated villages. Thus this paper high lights the role of road infra-structure on the rural economy in selected places. 3) The Relevance of the Political Doctrines of Machiavelli – Shri. R.K.Rayanagoudar, S.G.Lecturer, Dept. of Pol.Science. This paper focuses on the political doctrines of Machiavelli and relevance of those doctrines in present day political context of India in general and the state of Karnatak in particular. The purpose of this study was to research the effects of the foundation of a new science of statesmanship for which modern thought is very much indebted. The same passion which inspired the exhortion to liberate Italy urged Machiavelli to provide the invoked redeemer with a political system adequate to his enterprises. It is on this system that reader must focus their attention to understand the meaning and the value of Machiavelli‟s ideas. The novelty of the system consist in the fact that Machiavelli was the first to view history and society as purely human and natural facts free from supernatural and providential influence. He conceived his science with rational and inquisitive method, and, in doing so disentangled politics from the restraints of theology. Machiavelli‟s starting point was the assumption that men, like nature, are subject to immutable laws. Men are always the same and are animated by the same passions that lead them fatally to the same decisions, acts and results. From this assumption Machiavelli derives two conclusions: that one can foresee the course of political development by meditating upon the cycles and phases of historical events, and that essential to a statesman is not only the “experience of modern events and constant study of the past” but also the ability to exploit this knowledge in actual political actions. Thus this paper discusses such action in the political doctrines of Machiavelli. 4)4.1.Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry – Dr. V.K,Kolur, S.G.Lecturer, Dept of Sociology Since consumer protection act inception is trying hard to protect the interest of the consumers. But it is only a postmortem, because it will come only after the event. Therefore proper education is needed to make awareness in consumers regard to consumer protection right is need of the hour. Every consumer should take proper care before handing the issue i.e, while buying or opting services etc,. Thus this paper focuses on consumer protection and quality in health care industry. 4.2. Peace Conflict and Development: A Macro Sociological Perspective - Shri. G.R.Kalaburgi, S.G.Lecturer, Dept. of Sociology In this paper an attempt has been made to argue that the current pre occupation of the development practitioners and peace activists with the issue of peace and conflict in the contest of development. It narrowly conceived and therefore, it does not deal with broader issues of development in the context of neo-liberal economic reforms. While some of the routs of conflict and unrest can be traced back to periods preceding liberal economic reforms, the intensification of conflict is very much connected with post liberalization development. Thus this paper discusses these developments in a macro sociological perspective. 5) Position of Women during Vijayanagar Period(1336 – 1646) – Shri. D.H.Naik, S.G.Lecturer, Dept. of History This paper explores the position of women during the Vijayanagar empire. Even then women are marginalized in any period of history, there are many instances women played a major role in political and social fields. This paper throws light on the position enjoyed by women on different activities during the Vijayanagar rule. It is clearly extend in the pages of history, women played there significant role as fighters, business, as an administrators, as governors, as officers both in social and cultural life they played very significant role. This paper serves as a model role to the women of the time to follow and achieve. 6) 6.1 Wind power – An environment friendly sustainable energy- A case study of Gadag District, Karnatak State – Shri. D.C.Math, Lecturer, Dept. of Geography This is a case study of wind power installed in the district of Gadag. The purpose of this study is to explore the extent of energy availed through wind and preservation of environment. This study provides full information of the energy plants installed in the hill area of the Gadag district which is inevitable and preserving the ecological atmosphere. The aims and objectives of this study is to – 1. Find out the total power generation and its supply different sectors 2. Find out the basic infrastructure required for installing the wind mills. 3. Known to suitable location for installation and proper functioning of wind mill. 4. Evaluate the power generation process. 5. Evaluate the impact of wind mill on environment as well as living organisms. 6. Study any opposition/quires by the local people for installing the wind power mill. Thus this paper discusses and presents some of the important features of the wind mill power projects. 6.2 Literacy and Human Resource Development – Smt. A.S.Kalyani, Lecturer, Dept. of Geography This paper presents a comprehensive data‟s in respect of literacy and HRD. It is a very intrinsic factor in the dynamic process human resource development. This is a case study which is taken to explore the ratio of literacy and availability educational facilities in the district of Gadag. This study attempts to show the availability of schooling and other educational infrastructure in the different tahashils comprised in the district of Gadag. For this the secondary data published by Government of Karnatak is used for the purpose of this study. Now a days human resources are of basic and overriding importance. To explore this the present case study has been takenup. 6.3 Green Revolution – Shri. H.R.Doddamani, Lecturer, Dept of Geography. This is a comprehensive study undertaken by H.R.Doddamani. In this paper the author draws the conclusion that Green Revaluation is the spectacular advance that has taken place years, through the concentrated and continued efforts of many agricultural scientists. This technological break through has been the result of introducing high yielding varieties of seeds. Seedlings increased application of the recommended doses at fertilizers regular and effective control of plant pests and diseases by the use of proven chemical and biological and other methods. Since there is a measure break through and virtual transformation of Indian agricultural from tradition bound stagnation to unbound advancement, resulting in phenomenal out put of food grains and from product which is absolute Panacea for all economic ills of our country. 3) Faculty of Commerce: 3.1 Retail Marketing in India–Challenges and opportunities– Shri. M.G.Gachchannavar, S.G.Lecturer, Dept. of Commerce In the emerging environment of 21st century marketing management automatically occupies the central stage in the socio-economic development in all nations. Therefore, this paper gives a basic knowledge of Retail Marketing in India. Retailing includes all the activities involved in selling goods or services directly to final consumers for personal non-business use. Retailers can be understood in terms of store retailing, non –store retailing and retail organizations. Giving the full accounts of retails marketing in India, this paper reveals the marketing environment in general, retail market system in India in particular. As a marketing research this paper focuses on the need for marketing research and scope of marketing research. It also discusses the opportunities, challenges, giving suggestions for promoting the retails industries. 3.2. The Growth of Consumer Movement – Shri. A.Manjunath, S.G.Lecturer , Dept. of Commerce Consumerism is a process of consumers buying and selling activities against unfair business practices and in justice. This paper aims to throw light on these unfair and illegitimate activities in the process of consumer movement. It also suggests some remedies to eliminate those unfair marketing practices. Govt. of India has taken many majors to awaken and organizing consumers to raise their voice against malpractices and unfair trade practices of business men. Continues education programmes through printing, audio-video media are going to create awareness about their rights and get compensation against injustice from consumer courts and consumer councils. Still creation of awareness among the rural people is taking place. So government should take necessary steps to make the consumer movement more successful and more meaningful- this paper urges. 3.3. Unique Developments in Banking(Thanks to the Information Technology) – Shri. S.R.Basapur, S.G.Lecturer, Dept. of Commerce With the advent of information technology, money transaction through E-Banking is gaining immense popularity in India. This is unique development in banking. This paper entitled „Unique Developments in Banking‟ reveals the rapid changes emerged in modern banking sector. Due to these developments a customer can have money transaction, without going to banks. He can get information about his accounts status, balance enquiry and other information with the any where banking system. Giving the full picture of modern banking system, this paper highlights the various types of banking, and how the banking service could be availed through E-banking system. Encloser No. 2 1. Value Based Instruction and Cultural Activties Goal/Context: True education must promote and encourage noble motives, objective thinking and strength of will to implement one‟s decisions. When perception leads to right decisions, will power helps in implementation. Culture can not be taught. Wisdom can not be told. Morality can not be promoted through classroom teachings. Moral and values can not be super imposed from above. There to be cultivated from within and practiced in voluntary manner. What is important is to realize that the moral and human values are not to be promoted by direct instructions. The student should be made to discover them for themselves. Teaching is external and learning is internal. If want students to learn values must internalized. Appropriate learning situation and teachable movements should be provided inside and outside the class room. It is under this context, some cultural programmes have been conducted in our college. Practice: Value based instruction has been internalized in our curriculum. Besides this some value based activities have been conducted. Personality developments programmes have been conducted. Training in leadership, soft skills, crisis management etc, have been made through arranging different programmes. As part of women empowerment, some special lecture programmes related to women issues have been conducted. Inclusion of issues pertaining to women have been created awareness has been created on the present status of women, their rights, duties and problems. Discussion on these lines would ignite the minds of young persons on the urgency to conscientise every women about the inherent power that remain dormant within them and the need to activate such power that would liberate them oppressive and unjust movement. Topics such as general discrimination, role conflict among working women, problem of dowry, etc. have been given to students for seminars and debates. Departments of Commerce and Economic have taken up special studies on socio-economic life of the villagers. Thus a special set of exercises have been undertaken along with interesting themes and topics have been incorporated in to the seminars/symposia conducted in our college. Evidence of Success: The practice of value based education has evidenced positive results over the past years. The faculty experienced greater joy and fulfillment in carrying out their teaching profession. Creativity, innovation, and novelty in teaching learning process has helped both staff and students to enjoy their given tasks. The students are exposed to more of practical work that equipped them with confidence and compitetent. 2. The Communicative Skill Programmes: Goal: The goal of the programme is to provide training in communicative skills, English speaking and writing and job skills. The Context: Ours is rural college, in which most of the students studying in the college are from the rural background. They are too weak to use communicative skills. Since they are studying in kannada medium, they are very poor in English language, in which students are expected to get proficiency. It is under this context, the initiative has been taken up to train them in spoken English. It is well understood that skills should be part of any teaching programme and that it is the skills that make the students employable, besides the acquisition of the degrees. So this programme involves actual requirements of the present job-market. It aims to impart soft skills including communicative skills, presentation skills, personality skills and help students to acquire General English Skills. The activities of the programme will be conducted through English study circle in association with other departments of the college. The Practice: The department of English actively organized the programme of Communicative Skills. Classes were conducted for three months to provide training to students in spoken English. Teachers from the department of English have designed the programme and put special efforts without remuneration besides the regular work. No fees collected from the students for this training programme. The teachers have conducted classes for the students. Some forty students were participated in the spoken English class. The lecture were followed other supplementary methods like audio-visual aids. Besides these class room practice session, involving other teachers for practice and video presentation of group discussions and other job skills presentations were made. Students were made to participate in drilling exercises in the form of conversation and dialogue. Along with remedial grammar classes were conducted and note other writing materials have been provided to the students. Evidence of Success: The impact of the programme is immense. Self confidence among the students was created. A large number of students intended to join the programme and wanted to get the benefit this voluntary initiative from the department English. 3. Initiatives taken by the IQAC: The IQAC of our college has taken up some initiatives by interacting with various departments of the college. It is monitoring activities of the college. As a part of community engagements, the IQAC has interacted with the departments of social sciences and chalked out the programmes as mentioned below. I) Department of Economic and Sociology: Both the departments have been asked to conduct the socio-economic survey of the selected villages and draft a detail plan of action. Accordingly, both departments have successfully conducted the survey and submitted the detail report. Activities have been conducted through the N.S.S. unit by conducting special camps in adopted villages. Our students have been motivated to involve in social, constructive and instructive works. II) The department of Sociology has been asked to take up a project work on the drinking water problem and its consequences in the village of Virupapur. A case study has been done and sorted out the deficiency of the other required minerals and quantity fluoric content. There by public awareness has been created with regard to fluoride content water. The department of Sociology has also conducted the socio- economic survey and pointed out the people below poverty line and social deprived class people. By organizing programmes on literacy and other bad habits of the rural people, awareness has been created in this respect. III) The department of Economics has taken up a study on Agro based industries and suggested some hints for promotion of agro based industries in Mundargi town it self.
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