Profile of the Department

Introduction:

English Department has been an integral part of the College since its establishment in 1949. Headed by stalwarts in English like Sri N C S Rangachari and Sri B V Apparao, Sri Vasantha Rao, Sri C. SatyaNarayana Rao, Sri Rajasimha, Sri SVAR Sastry, Sri J. Narasimha Rao, Sri Viswananda Rao, the competent faculty members of the department have created a brand name both for the department and the institution. Following the footsteps of the predecessors, the present faculty members are doing their best to keep up their good work and also adapting themselves to the fast changing trends in English Language teaching in tune with the growing importance of English Communication skills for all successful careers.

 

PRESENT FACULTY AND YEARS OF SERVICE:

  1. Ch. Someswari, M.A., B.Ed. 2 years
  2. T. Delsly, M.A., 6 years
  3. K. L. Praphulla, M.A., CTE., B.Ed. 9 years
  4. B. Kabitha Rani, M.Sc.(Com.), M.Sc.(Maths), B.Ed., M.S., M.A., 14 years
  5. Dr. M. Nageswara Rao, M.A., Ph.D, 36 years
  6. E. Vamsi, M.A. 5 months
  7. S.M.Maheswari, M.A., M.Phil., B.L., (Ph.D) 37 years (Rtd. on 31-08-2021)
  8. V. Vijayanand, M.A., (Ph.D) 30 years (Expired on 22-05-2021)
  9. B. Satyanarayana, M.A., M.Phil., M.Ed., DGE. 32 years (Rtd. on 30-11-2020)
  10. Ch. Satyavani, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., 35 years (Rtd. on 31-01-2017)
  11. T. Abraham, M.A., 27 years (Rtd. on 30-06-2016)

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DEPARTMENT:

  1. The Department offers Special English in B.A.
  2. Language Lab with 20 computers and excellent software.
  3. UGC sponsored a One day International Workshop on “Eco Criticism” on 21st, February 2019, organized by The IQAC and UG&PG department of English, Sri Y.N. College, Narsapur.
  4. An International Seminar on “Social, Ethical and Cultural values as depicted in Drama” was organized by Sri Y.N. College (A), Narsapur and the Departments of Oriental languages on 13th and 14th December, 2019.
  5. Ms. S. M. Maheswari has successfully completed a 12-day Training Programme on English Communication Skills Project under British Council and APSCHE from 15th to 20th May, 2017 and 29th  May to 3rd  June, 2017
  6. Ms. S.M. Maheswari and Sri. Sushil Paul received Master Trainer Certificates from Ms. Mae Barker, Director, South Asian British Council. They trained 84 lecturers of 5 colleges on Modern Communication Skills Training Technique in West Godavari District.
  7. V. Vijayanand attended as a Nodal Officer for the Janmaboomi Maavooru-2019 at Sitarampuram from 2nd to 11th January, 2019.
  8. All the members of our Department presented 17 Research Papers in International Seminars and 26 papers in National Seminars during the academic years 2016-2021.
  9. Our members of the Department attended Workshops, Seminars and Conferences in toto were 110 during 2016-2021.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LAB:

Since English Communication Skills and Computer Skills have occupied the most important part of the curriculum, and the crucial components of HRD, English Language Lab was set up in the year 2010 with thirty computers with Young India Films Software, KVan Solutions, FCCS (Foundation Course in Communication Skills and Soft Skills) material prepared by APSCHE; JKC (Jawahar Knowledge Centre) material and a number of internet downloaded software and material.

The Department library holds 153 books on English Language and Literature. In addition we have number of CDs for teaching English.

The Department has special software for Visually Challenged Students.

One of our faculty members and the present Principal, S.M. Maheswari is a JKC Mentor, training the final year students in English Communication Skills & Employability Skills.

The Department had conducted a Certificate Course in English Communication Skills to all the I Year Degree Students till 2015. Now the newly introduced CBCS has made Foundation Courses in Communication Skills and Soft Skills mandatory for the I and II Degree students.

The College has established the HRD skills update Centre in the year 2016, through which the Department of English is offering a three month course on Communication Skills and Soft Skills fro­­­­­­­m 16th November, 2016 to 15th February, 2017 for a hundred select students of the 1st year Degree with the English Faculty Members as the Trainers.

Our Department offers BA with Special English, a course with a growing demand due to its employment potential.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DEPARTMENT:

  1. The Department offers Special English in B.A.
  2. Language Lab with 20 computers and excellent software.
  3. UGC sponsored a One day International Workshop on “Eco Criticism” on 21st, February 2019, organized by The IQAC and UG&PG department of English, Sri Y.N. College, Narsapur.
  4. An International Seminar on “Social, Ethical and Cultural values as depicted in Drama” was organized by Sri Y.N. College (A), Narsapur and the Departments of Oriental languages on 13th and 14th December, 2019.
  5. S.M. Maheswari has successfully completed a 12-day Training Programme on English Communication Skills Project under British Council and APSCHE from 15th to 20th May, 2017 and 29th  May to 3rd  June, 2017
  6. S.M.Maheswari and Sri. Sushil Paul received Master Trainer Certificates from Ms. Mae Barker, Director, South Asian British Council. They trained 84 lecturers of 5 colleges on Modern Communication Skills Training Technique in West Godavari District.
  7. V. Vijayanand attended as a Nodal Officer for the Janmaboomi Maavooru-2019 at Sitarampuram from 2nd to 11th January, 2019.
  8. All the members of our Department presented 17 Research Papers in International Seminars and 26 papers in National Seminars during the academic years 2016-2021.
  9. Our members of the Department attended Workshops, Seminars and Conferences in toto were 110 during 2016-2021.

RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS:

Faculty Achievements:

  1. Dr. M. Nageswara Rao received The Best Programme officer of NSS Award for his service during Godavari Pushkarams in 2016.
  2. Dr. M. Nageswara Rao received Ugadi Puraskaram Award by the State Government for the Activities of NSS in 2016.
  3. Ms. S.M. Maheswari received The Bharatha Mahila Siromani Award by Health Care International, A Socio Cultural Voluntary Organisation for her service to Teacher’s Association (General Secretary, ACTA, A.P.) in 2016.
  4. Ms. S.M. Maheswari received Ugadi Puraskaram Award by Health Care International, A Socio Cultural Voluntary Organisation for her service to Teacher’s Association (General Secretary, ACTA, A.P.) in 2016.
  5. Dr. M. Nageswara Rao received Ugadi Puraskaram Award by the State Government for the Activities of NSS in 2017.
  6. Dr. M. M.Nageswara Rao received University Level Best NSS Programme Officer Award from AKNU, Rajamahendravaram on the occasion of NSS Day Celebrations on 24th September, 2017 at Thyagaraja Nilayam, Bhimavaram.
  7. Dr. M. Nageswara Rao submitted a UGC Minor Research Project on “The Political and Cultural Relevance in the select Novels of Salman Rushdie and Amitav Gosh” in 2019.
  8. V. Vijayanand submitted Minor Research Project is pursuing on “ A study on the levels of Communication Skills in English of under graduate in Govt, Aided and Private Colleges in Narsapur and Palakol” under RUSA 2.0 scheme in 2020
  9. K L Praphulla submitted Student Research Project on “Post Colonial Views on Things Fall Apart” by Kum. D. Keerthana and Kum. P. Sindhuja of III B.A. Special English (2017-2020) on 20th March, 2020.
  10. K. L.Praphulla is qualified in APSET examination in December, 2020.
    • Three of the members are holding additional responsibilities:
(A) Dr. C. Satyavani is
      • Staff Representative on the Governing Body
      • IQAC Coordinator
      • Convenor, Magazine Committee
      • Convenor, Cultural Committee
      • Editorial Team, College News Letter, Reflections
(B) Ms.S.M.Maheswari is
      • Coordinator,Women Empowerment Cell
      • JKC Trainer
(C) Dr. M.Nageswara Rao is
    • Programme Officer of College NSS Unit-I
    • Divisional Convenor, Red Ribbon Club.


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