The Department of Political Science came into existence with the inception of the college in the year 1968. B.A. Course was started with the combination of group subjects i.e., History, Economics and Politics (HEP) group. In course of time other groups were introduced with politics combinations.
1. History, Economics, Politics (HEP)
2. Politics, Economics, Public Administration (PEP)
3. Economics, English, Politics (EEP)
4. Office organization and management, Economics, Politics (OEP)
Regarding the faculty, Dr.Ch.Hyamavathi and Smt.Y.L.Kamala are promoted and worked as Principals of our college. Dr.Ch.Hymavathi, Dr.G.Satyamani, Dr.C.Satyavani, Dr.B.Mary Jalaja got their Ph.D. Degrees from prestigious Universities. Major C.Satyavanins theses was awarded best theses. He wrote many books. Dr.Ch.Hymavathi, Dr.C.Satyavatni, and Dr.B.Mary Jalaja, or rendering social service and active members in various associations in town. Smt.S.Bhargavi attended orientation programme and workshops and also appointed as University representative for administration in Board of Studies. She is a member in different committees. She worked as subject expert in Board of Intermediate. Dr.B.Mary Jalaja got a Gold Medal for her “Janma Bhoomi” Programme from the Chief Minister. She played a very dynamic role in College activities. She expired in 2015 in the middle of her service.
Among the present faculty Smt.B.V.B. Lakshmi In-Charge of the Department attended refresher courses, seminars and active member in various committees in the college. She wrote the papers and publications” Need of Women Political Leaders in Indian Politics” “ Panchayat Raj Institution and empowerment of Dalit Women Rural India”. She is serving as paper setter to many colleges, member in Board of Studies, Chief Examiner and Chief Superintendent. Smt.T.Mangayamma attended refreshers courses, seminars and active member in various committees. She is also paper setter to many colleges and also as chief Examiner. Present Miss.M.Lakshmi Bai also Department member.
The Students are very active and competitive in studies and also in the other activities like seminars, Quiz, Social activities like SSL & NCC and etc., they participated in Godavari Pushkarams, AIDS Campaigns etc., academically the students are getting 100% pass percentage every year.
We have Departmental Library with valuable books. The department collected valuable books to the department Library. The Department is conducting projects likes’ data collection in the rural areas by the students. So many students had studied and went in to the society to earn their living. We are conducting extension lectures to the students to know about the self-employment programme.
As the college affiliated in the year 2012-13 to Adikavi Nannaya University. There is change in the department was the introduction of semester system for all degree students with new changes in the academic year 2015-16. The foundation course subjects like Ethics and Human values, Environmental Science allotted to Politics Department. New Education Policy was introduced 2020-21 life skills and skill development courses introduced in semester curriculum. Ethics and Human Values, E.S. and Social Work Method allotted to Politics Department. The F.C. and Skill Development courses is noteworthy that the result is being more than 95%. Which reflects and commitment and the hard work of the faculty.
The Department members are very dedicative to the department and also for the College. We promise to work hard and work for the sake of students and college. We very much proud to feel because that we are very happy to have job in the refuted organization which was found by Sri.Rao Bhahadur Kandukuri Veeresalingm Panthulu Garu in the memory of his beloved wife Smt.Kandukuri Rajyalakshmi Garu.