Department of Sociology

 

Year of Establishment of the Department  :  1985

A Brief History:


The Department of Sociology conducts extensive research in Rural Development and Social change sociology of education, urban studies, medical sociology and social mobility.  It interacts with a number of government and non-government bodies in pursuit of its objective.

Chairmen, BOS & Head of Department

Chairman/Chairperson Head/Coordinators
Prof. R. Vijaya Krishna Naidu Prof. Amarnath R. Das

 

Names and Designations of the faculty

Chairman BOS:
255872
Head:
255789
Office:
255790

 

Name
Designation
Mobile
Off.
e-mail
1.Dr.R.Vijaya Krishna Naidu
Professor
9866123614
248390
2.Dr.Amarnath R. Das
Professor
9440984415
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3.Dr.G.Venkata Ramana
Professor
9440984416
223597
4.Dr.Chaganti Rami Reddy
Assistant Professor
9441734834
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Faculty currently holding other positions
Prof. R. Vijaya Krishna Naidu Vice Principal, SKU College of Arts
Prof. Amarnath R. Das Director, Directorate of Distance Education

 

At   M.phil / Ph.D level

1.      Social Research Methods         (Compulsory)
2.      Area of  Interest of the  Scholar

Major projects handled by the Department  

Title of the project

Funding agency

Amount sanctioned

Year of sanctioned

Year of Completion

1. Health levels in Andhra pradesh A Taxonomic Study

 

2.  Women Empowerment  in Rayalaseema region (woman leaders of local self Govrment)

 

3.   Empower-ment of the disadvantaged study on SC leaders in rural Andhra Pradesh

UGC

 

 

UGC

 

 

UGC

 

 

 

2 lakh 60 thousands

1997

 

 

1997

2000

 

 

2000

          
Extension Activities :      

a)      Department is associated with an outreach activity called  Janmabhumi organised by  the   Government of Andhra Pradesh

                Seminars/ workshops/Symposiya/Refresher Courses Organised by the department The department organised  two National  Seminars and one Regional Seminar