Shri Shivaji College Parbhani

Ongoing / Upcoming STRIDE Programmes

Student Capabilities Enhancement Programmes 2020-21

Department of Physics & Electronics 11-12 June 2021

Department of Chemistry

Department of Microbiology

Department of Commerce & Management

Department of Zoology

Department of Botany 17-18 June 2021

Department of Computer Science 

Department of Sociology

Department of Political Science

Department of History (Tourism) 14-16 June 2021

Department of English 17-19 June 2021

Department of Economics 21-23 June 2021




Research Capacity Ehancement Programme (RCEP) in English 2020-21

MSP Mandal's

Shri Shivaji College Parbhani (Maharashtra)

UGC STRIDE (Component 1)

UGC Sponsored

Research Capacity Enhancement Programme for English language and Literature

(Through Online Mode)

(22nd February 2021 – 27th February 2021)

(1.00 PM - 5.30 PM)

About Shri Shivaji College Parbhani:

  • The college was established in 1961.
  • It is a leading centre of Higher Education in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra.
  • It offers UG, PG and PhD education in Arts, Commerce and Science disciplines.
  • The college is the recipient of Best College Award from Swami Ramanand Teerth, Marathwada University Nanded
  • In 2017, the third cycle of NAAC A&A college has secured the score of 3.52 CGPA and earned an A+ grade.
  • Important UGC Schemes with us:
    • College with Potential for Excellence.
    • Mentor institution for PARAMARSH.
    • (Component 1; Research Capacity Building and Human Resource Development) STRIDE


  • Scheme for Trans-disciplinary Research for India's Developing Economy (STRIDE) 
  • UGC has launched this Scheme in July 2019.
  • The specific focus of the Scheme is to support high impact research in thrust areas of humanities and human sciences.
  • The main aim of the STRIDE is:
    • To identify young talent,
    • To strengthen research culture,
    • To build capacity,
    • To promote innovation
    • and support trans-disciplinary research for India's developing economy and national development and
    • To fund multi-institutional network high-impact research projects in humanities and human sciences.

About STRIDE Component 1:

This Scheme is to strengthen national and international collaborative trans-disciplinary research culture in universities and colleges by adopting the following:

  • To motivate young faculty to undertake short term projects analysing local, regional, national problems pertaining to social, cultural and economic aspects of development.
  • To encourage critical reasoning, design thinking and constructive enquiry to articulate research questions, objectives, hypothesis and methodology.
  • To acquire scientific writing skills, communication and articulation to disseminate research findings, and also in developing select bibliographies, constructing indices, databases, etc.

About the Present Training Programme:

  • The present training course is the brainchild of Dr Rohidas Nitonde (Associate Professor, Department of English and Project Coordinator UGC STRIDE Component 1)
  • This course aims to train the teachers in Indian universities and colleges in research methods in language and literature studies.
  • Introducing research ethics and innovations and originality in research creativity will be promoted, and researchers will be trained to avoid plagiarism.
  • Technical tools for research writing will also be discussed in detail.
  • This will be a unique training being conducted by a wide network of eminent experts from across the country's prestigious institutes to hone the participants' research skills.

Training covers the following Topics:

  1. Methods of Research in Humanities
  2. Ethics in Research
  3. Design Thinking to Promote Original Research
  4. Preparing a Research Proposal
  5. Review of Literature
  6. Style Manuals and Citation Methods
  7. Research Paper Writing & Publishing in Scopus and Web of Science Indexed Journals
  8. Research Writing
  9. Style & Language of Research Writing
  10. Writing for different Types of Readers
  11. Research in Language and Linguistics
  12. Research in ELT
  13.  Introduction to Translation Studies
  14.  Postcolonial Studies
  15.  Diaspora Studies
  16.  Cultural Studies
  17.  Women's Writing
  18.  North Eastern Literature

National Network of Resource Persons:

  1. Dr Rohidas Nitonde (Coordinator) Shri Shivaji College, Parbhani
  2. Prof Neerja Gupta (Principal Bhavan's Seth R A College, Ahmedabad)
  3. Prof Rajesh Kumar (Professor of English, IIT Madras)
  4. Prof. Mini Chandran (IIT Kanpur)
  5. Prof Aradhna Malik (IIT Kharagpur)
  6. Prof Pramod Nair (Professor, Department of English, UoH, Hyderabad)
  7. Prof Jagdish Joshi (Director, HRDC, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad)
  8. Prof R T Bedre (Director, UGC HRDC, Dr. Harisinha Gaur Sagar Central University, Sagar, MP)
  9. Prof Dilip Barad (Dean, Faculty of Humanities, Bhavnagar University, Gujarat)
  10. Prof Anup Dey (Head, Department of English, Assam University)
  11. Prof Prantik Banerjee (Hislop College, Nagpur)
  12. Prof K Purushottam (Registrar, Kakatiya University, Warangal)
  13. Prof M Rajeshwar (Professor and Head, Department of English, Kakatiya University, Warangal)
  14. Prof Avinash Moharil (Dean, Humanities, Rashtra Sant Tukdoji Maharaj University, Amravati)
  15. Prof A S Gangane (Professor & Head, Department of English, DSM College Parbhani)
  16. Prof M M Nivargi (Professor & Head, Department of English, M G College, Ahmedpur)
  17. Prof K P Deshmukh (Professor & Head, Department of English, Bahirji College, Basmat, MS)
  18. Prof A M Nawle (Professor & Head, Department of English, Shivaji College, Udgir, MS)

Who can Apply:

The participants should either be –

  • College / University Teachers of English
  • A PhD awardee; or
  • Registered PhD scholar; or
  • Presently the program is open for young faculties/researchers planning to go for a doctorate shortly

The Selected Participants will have to pay Rs. 500 as registration fee which includes the cost of study material.

List of the Selected Participants would be published on the website on 19th February 2021.

Details for Correspondane:

Dr Rohidas Nitonde

Project Coordinator (UGC – STRIDE)

MSP Mandal's Shri Shivaji College,

Basmat Road, Parbhani – 431401


Mobile: +91 9420034750