Adoni is a multilingual area. A good percentage of the Population speaks Hindi. So, to cater to their needs
and to promote Hindi, as it happens to be the national language, the Department of Hindi was established on
27th, June 1962. It is imparting quality higher education. The Department has produced a large number of
meritorious graduates since its inception.
Dr.A.Kamalnath“Pankaj” was the first Head of the department of Hindi. Later, he was elevated to the post of
the Principal in the year 1987 and he retired in the year 1996. Dr. A. Kamlnath “Pankaj” was a well-known
personality in Hindi Literature. He translated many novels from Kannada to Hindi. One such novel is “Billie
Ki Ankhen” (BEKKINA KANNU). He also translated “BHAGAVAD GEETHA” from Sanskrit to Hindi at the behest of T.T.
Devasthanam, Tirupathi. Several articles written by him were published in “DHARMA YUG”, a Hindi National Magazine.
Listof the faculty members from 1962 is as follows
||Late Dr.K.S.Bashu Saheb
||Till to date
At present, Department Hindi has a single regular faculty.
June 27, 1962 Hindi Association “HINDI BHASHA SAMITHI” was formed. The Principal of the college is the
Ex-officio President of all the college Associations. The lecturer in charge of
the Department is the Vice-President of the Association.
Every year the principal nominates one student as student Representative to the Association.
The Association undertakes a number of activities related to academics, as well as competitions.
These Associations not only help in bringing out the hidden talents of the students of the Department
but also help in developing new trends in terms of acquiring knowledge about personality development,
self grooming etc. Under its aegis Elocution and Essay - Writing competitions are conducted.
A UGC Sponsored two day National Seminar in Hindi was held in September
13 & 14, 2008.Delegates from different parts of India attended the seminar.