The department was Established in 1993, the department of history is founding Departments of The RSR,Govt.Degree College,Barkot(Uttarkashi).The department of history is a place of learning where students gather to debate and share their knowledge. History is more than calling moreover; reasoning and interpretation; in this process we have had a great tradition. We had a good Scholar like Dr.S.L.Bhatt, Dr.Asharam Bijalwan,Dr.Sushil Raathi who contributed a lot in academic arena. Over the years, its alumni have gone to become good Intellectuals and Social Activist as well. Our alumni are doing well; couple of students has been appointed As Assistant Professor in Higher Education recently. Dr.Subhash Chandra Uniyal got selected In Central University as Assistant Professor, They are doing well in their Respective field. Our faculty having been involved in the nurturing and running research, Teaching and social work.
The Department of history is a place of learning, where students and social activist, all of different hues, gather to debate and share their knowledge of history. We teach students how to reconstruct the history of particular area through Oral Tradition and how to conduct ethno- historical field work? We teach students how to parse the detritus of the past, in archives, people memory (Oral History), art and architecture and other Archeological resources.
Achievements of the Department: Dr.Vijay Bahuguna, Assistant Professor has participated and Presented Couple of research Paper in Indian History Congress which were held at Cannur(Kerala) this year.Dr.Vijay Bahuguna also awarded by Sanskaar Bharti for his outstanding work in archaeology this year. He also chaired a full session in an international seminar entitled “Fishing Tradition in Mid Central Himalaya” and also Presented a paper entitled “Fishing Tradition in Yamuna Valley”.
What Sets Us Apart: Constantly revising its syllabus according to SDSUV and HNBGU & Introducing New reading, themes and courses. The department consistently reinvents itself, remaining at the forefront of academia. We have been trying to explore the archaeology, Regional history and oral tradition of Yamuna valley.