Dr.Smt. Ranadive Alka Namadeorao

Randive A N
Associate Professor

Res. : 2452/A, Flat No. 104, Manasi Apartment, Ranadive Lane (East)

Kasaba Bawada Kolhapur 416006

Off.: D.R. Mane Mahavidyalaya, Kagal

Tal: Kagal, Dist: Kolhapur (Maharashtra)

Pin: 416216

Office: (02325) 244176

Contact No
0231-2600985, 9850015094
Extra Information

Academic Qualification:

Examination University     Subject Year of passing Percentage/ Grade
Ph.D. Shivaji University Geography Mar - 2008 -
M.Ed. Shivaji University - April- 1993 First Class
M.Phil Shivaji University Geography/Marath April - 1992 Second Class
M.Ed. Shivaji University Geography May - 1988 First Class
M.A. Shivaji University Geography Mar - 1986 First Class
B.A. Shivaji University Geography Mar - 1978 Second Class


  • Worked as a full-time lecturer in Geography in  D. B. J. College ,Chiplun , Dist. Ratnagiri , during the period from 01/09/1989to 30/04/1991  in junior wing.
  •  Worked as a part-time lecturer in Geography in D. C. Narke Vidyaniketan and Junior College, Kuditre, Kolhapur during the period from 20/11/1991 to 30/4/1992.
  •  Worked as a full-time lecturer in Geography, in D .R. Mane Mahavidyalaya, Kagal, during the period from 01/07/1992 to 7/09/2000 in junior wing.
  • Presently, working as Associate Professor in Geography in   D. R. Mane Mahavdyalaya, Kagal , Kolhapur in senior wing  from 28/09/2000 to till to date.

Membership of academic association 

  • Member of “TRANSACTION” Institute of Indian Geographer, Pune.
  • Member of “ Shivaji University Geography Teacher’s  Association.
  • Member of Shivaji University Teacher’s  Association.

Participation in seminars, workshop and conference 

  • International Level - 02
  • National Level –  07
  • State Level – 01
  • Other – 29

Paper presentation at state level conference

  • Participated in the state level conference organized by Mahavir Mahavidylaya, Kolhapur and presented research paper entitled   “Pattern Analysis of Rural Settlement Distribution in Man Basin”    (2009)

Paper presentation at national level conference

  • Participated the National Seminar on “Agriculture in Drought Prone Area ,Challenges and  Prospects” organized by  Sangola College , Sangola and presented  a paper entitled “ A Hierarchy of Central Places: A  Spatial Analysis Rural Service Centers in Man Basin.” (2006)
  • Participated the National Conference of  Geography and presented  a paper entitled “Occupational Characteristics of   Urban Centers in South  Maharashtra.” organized by Mahavir Mahavidyalaya and Geographers Association of Goa [GAG] (2008)
  • Participated the National Conference presented a paper entitled “ Shape Analysis of Rural  Settlement in Man Basin” organized by  P .V .P. Mahavidyalaya , Kavathe Mahankal. (2008)

Paper presentation at international level conference

    • Participated in third DGSI International Geography Conference organized by V.N.G. Institute of Arts & Social Sciences, Nagpur and presented the research paper entitled “Spatial Distribution of Rural Settlements in Man Basin”(2008).

    Publication of research articles in referred journals :

    • Paper entitled “A Hierarchy of Central Places:  A Spatial Analysis of Rural Service Centers in Man Basin” was published in National  Geographical Journal of India ( Banaras  Hindu University.) in December 2010 Vol. No. 56  ½
    • Paper “Occupational Characteristics of Urban Centers in South Maharashtra” was accepted  for publication in

    Research Project Undertaken

    • Minor Research Project
    • Title :  Generative and Parasitic Character of Small and Medium Size Towns of South Maharashtra – Grant Sanction by UGC of Rs. 80,000