Department of Konkani
DEPARTMENT OF KONKANI
The Department aims to train students to be proficient in the official language of Goa by speaking correctly and writing according to the guidelines given by the Konkani Akademy. Students are sensitized to the rich language of Konkani written in five scripts: Devanagri, Kannada, Roman, Malayalam and Arabic.
Accordingly the Department regularly conducts curricular and co-curricular activities like workshops in Tiatr and Street Play acting and dialogue delivery , guest lectures by authors from Goa and Karwar, Inter Collegiate Poetry Competition, field trips, study tours to Bhatkal and Hasan, Mangalore to interact with people writing in the Kannad and Arabic scripts .
Students graduating with a Konkani degree are mostly employed as school teachers, lecturers translators, comperes and research assistants .
- Ms. Akalpita Raut Desai (Associate Professor)
- Ms. Queenie Viegas (Associate Professor)
- Ms. Pooja Sangodkar (Assistant Professor)