Marathi is an Indo-Aryan language.It is the official language of Maharashtra and Goa.Marathi has the fourth largest number of native speakers in India. Marathi has some of the oldest literature of all modern Indo-Aryan languages, dating from about 1000 AD.It has a rich and glorious literary tradition with Saints like Dnyaneshwa, Namdeo, Eknath and Tukaram adding to the beauty the language with their spiritual poems called ‘Abhang. In modern times, stalwarts of Marathi literature like V.S. Khandekar, V.V. Shirwadkar, (Kusumagraj) V.V.Karndikar, Bhalchandra Nemade have been awarded the Dnyanpeeth’ award the highest literary honour given in India.
Marathi is offered as a general subject at FY,SY,TY,levels in the Arts faculty and as an optional subject at the FY B.Com and S.Y.B.sc level.
Department has Specialization in Marathi after first year B.A
Department has qualified and competent staff .
Department organizes various programmes related to language and culture aspects
Department celebrates Rajbhasha Din (Marathi Din) on occasion of birthday of well known writter Kusumagraj on 27th February
Department celebrates Marathi bhasha pandhervada on 1 st January to 15 January and organises different types of language and cultural activities for the students and introduces Marathi culture though it.
To improve speaking, reading and writing skills among the students.
To conduct various competitions related to Marathi language development in the students.
To enhance understanding of Marathi language and Literature in the students
To develop phonetics in the students .
To develop ideas regarding competitive awareness through language.
“ To enhance student’s interests and understanding of Language, Literature, society and culture through the study of Marathi language and Literature and create global humanitarian, civilised citizens.”
PVG’s S.S. Dhamankar college, Nashik started in 2007 and in this college, Marathi department is stated in 20 June 2009. Form beginning of the department, Marathi department has General, optional and special Marathi in the graduation level. The total workload of the Department has weekly 36 lectures. Two posts are sanctioned by the higher education department first post is permanent and second is on CHB. Marathi Department is the active and result oriented department in college.
1 To encourage students for creative writing and criticism through the study of Marathi language and Literature.
2 To enable students to use the Marathi language competitively in applied domains.
3 To create awareness about the problems of Marathi language, Literature, society and culture among the students.