Department of History

1)    Maharashtra Rajya Marathi VishwakoshNirmitti Mandal 

             An MoU with Maharashtra Rajya Marathi VishwakoshNirmiti Mandal, Mumbai was signed in 2016 for a period of three years. Under the MoU, the Department of History coordinates the efforts of teachers and research students to write entries relation to Modern History in the online   Marathi Vishwakosh (Encyclopedia). The objective of the Marathi Vishwakosh is to provide authentic and verified summaries of knowledge from all fields in Marathi language to the general public. This digital and open source version of the Marathi Vishwakosh has vastly expanded the accessibility, authorship, readership, and variety of encyclopedia entries. Since the entries are written in Marathi, the MoU has helped the people who know only Marathi to access to knowledge relating to World History and Indian History. It has also brought to the notice of the people important information about local leaders and local events.

Please visit for the entries related to Modern History. 

More than 85 entries have been written for the Marathi Encyclopedia of which about 20 have been published online. 
Funds Generated: 2,40,000 per year for 03 years= 7,20,000    
Number of beneficiary teachers: On-campus: 03     Off-Campus: 44
Number of beneficiary students: 08 Research Students
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2)    Tamil University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu (Proposed)

                 MoU with Tamil University and Saraswati Mahal Library, Thanjavur. The Thanjavur Maratha Dynasty was established in 1676  by Maharaja Venkoji Bhosale, the brother of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Several Maratha families from Maharashtra went to the south and settled in Tanjavur, Vellore, and Chennai. Over the years they developed their own culture and language, The primary purpose of the MoU between Shivaji University, Kolhapur and the academic institutions in Thanjavur is to provide opportunities scholars and students from both institutions to collaborate and undertake studies that would throw light on the interaction between Marathi and Tamil cultures. This academic collaboration will rekindle old historical ties between the two region.


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