This is a new subject for the students as it is introduced directly at degree level. Keeping the newness of students in mind, the departmental staff always is friendly and accessible. The Department is headed by Dr. Priti Pohekar, Associate Professor.
Prof. Chandramani Bansode is working as an Assistant Professor in the department. previously the Department is Headed by Prof P. G. Chavan. Dr. Satish Thombre and Prof. Bhagwansingh Bainade has served in the Department as a Lecturer. This is a student-centric department. The faculty always take an efforts to turn to the students towards preparation of civil services as the subject very relevant useful.
Every year the department celebrates KautilyaSaptah. In this week various competitions are organized. Every year, minimum two guest lectures are arranged. Poster exhibition is a regular activity done by the department. Gramsabha Awareness Campaign is a very significant activity. Under this activity, a village is selected, students visits to the village, survey is conducted, makes a propaganda for attending the gramsabha. People are attracted towards the Gramsabha by the march (Gram-pheri). Survey of the traffic police, prisoners in Latur District Jail, GramPanchayats is an interesting activity conducted by the department. The Department has organized a National level workshop on uses of ICT in Social Science Research. A Certificate Course on Disaster Administration is conducted by the Department.