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Department of Environmental Studies
  • Introduction
  • Staff Members
  • Striking Features
  • Staff Achievements
  • Activities
  • Students Achievements
The Department of  Environmental Studies was established in June 1980. The department imparts value based training in Environmental Studies and Travel and Tourism.
The department aims to
  • Create in students a better comprehension of the environment and environmental problems
  • Impress on their minds the need to practice eco-friendly living and aim for sustainable development
  • Generate in them an empathy for the environment
  • Impart to the students education that is truly value based
  • Motivate them to acquire professional training for better career prospects
  • Turn them into responsible citizens of the globe

  • Dr. Sunita MaralDr. Sunita MaralAssistant Professor
  • Dr. Pradip SaymoteDr. Pradip SaymoteAssistant Professor
  • Dr. Sunita MaralDr. Sunita MaralAssistant Professor
  • Dr. Pradip SaymoteDr. Pradip SaymoteAssistant Professor
Geography Association is run by the department which organizes various activities like guest lectures, nature trail, field trips, poster making competitions, quiz competitions and exhibitions etc.

Dr.(Ms.) Sunita Maral

    Dr Sunita Maral has co-authored textbooks, 
    • Environmental Studies Semester I & II for F.Y.B. Com
    • Travel and Tourism Management Semester III & IV for S.Y.B. Com
    • Co-authored a textbook of Environmental Studies – II for F.Y.B.Com (ISBN No 978-93-86172-95-2)
    Recognized as a teacher of the University for the M.A. Degree (By papers) in Geography with effect from 14th July, 2016.

    Dr. Pradip Saymote

    • Presented a paper on ‘Impact of Environment on Health Services of Mandangad Tahsil of Ratnagiri’ in National Conference on Advances in Geographical Research in India (Agri – 2017) held on 30th and 31st January 2017 at Dept. of Geography, Shivaji University, Kolhapur
    • Published a paper  titled “Geographical Appraisal of Family Background and Standard of Living of Female Beedi Workers in Solapur District” in Proceedings of Inernational disciplinary Seminar(ISBN No: 978-81-927095-5-0 Vol. 1) on the theme ‘Geographical and Historical Perspective of Global Problems’ at D.P. Bhosale College, Koregaon, Satara Appointed as a member of syllabus committee for framing syllabus of M.A./M.Sc. (Sem III& IV) Introduction to using Python from the academic year 2017-18 (CBSCS) Pattern.

    Report of the visit to The Orchid Ecotel organized by Department of EVS

    The Department of Environmental Studies, Mithibai College organized a visit to The Orchid – Ecotel, Santacruz (E) on Monday, 18th March 2019. 23 students participated and were accompanied by the faculty, Dr. Pradip Saymote. The purpose of this visit was to make students aware about the environment-friendly practices carried out by an Ecotel. The Orchid is Asia’s pioneering hospitality chain of environmentally sensitive 5 Star Hotel. Students were benefited by this visit as they could witness and understand environment-friendly practices of The Orchid that enabled it to earn the title of Ecotel.
    Report of an intra-collegiate ‘Travel Quiz’
    Department of Environmental Studies in association with BCD Travel – The School of Excellence orgnaised an intra-collegiate ‘Travel Quiz’ on Monday, 10th September 2018. 12 teams (2 students in a team) participated. Event was coordinated by Dr Sunita Maral and Dr Pradip Saymote and students of S. Y. B. Com and F.Y.B. Com students.
    Principal Dr Rajpal Shripat Hande inaugurated the intra-collegiate quiz and expressed that this event would help bridge the gap between Academia and Industry. He complimented the faculty of Department of Environmental Studies and students for organising the quiz and wished participants luck. Students actively participated and thoroughly enjoyed the quiz.
    Report of the Inter-Collegiate Travel Quiz organised by Mithibai College

    On 22nd September 2018, Saturday, the Department of Environmental Studies, Mithibai College, Vile Parle (West) organised an Inter-collegiate Travel Quiz in association with The School of Excellence, a travel-tourism training initiative by BCD Travel and Lions Club. The Travel Quiz was a first of its kind to be organised at the inter-collegiate level.  This was held to commemorate the World Tourism Day which falls on Thursday 27th September 2018. 55 teams from 38 colleges across Mumbai and in vicinity participated in the Quiz.
    Principal Dr Rajpal Shripat Hande inaugurated the Travel Quiz and wished the participants luck and appreciated the efforts of faculty and students in putting together the grand event. Mr Nishant Kashikar, Tourism Australia’s Country Manager in India, was the Chief Guest for the event. The participants took away new knowledge and vibrant experience and memories from the event.
    The winners of the inter-collegiate Travel Quiz are
    First position – Voghnesh Choudhary & Lehar Gala from K.C. College
    Second position – Riya Kanade & Subhadip Samanta from Sathye College
    Third position – Neel Rane & Darren D’Costa from K.C. Junior College
    This Quiz was intended to boost Academia-Industry linkage and provide a platform for enhancing interaction among the students of various colleges.
    • Neha Tiwari a student of F.Y.B.Com won third prize in ‘Power Point Presentation Competition’ on Smart Cities-Smart Solutions’ held in Jhunjhunwala College in February 2017. She was guided by the teachers of the EVS Dept. - Dr. Sunita Maral and Dr. Pradip Saymote