About the Department
About the department
The Department of Botany was established in 2001 under the self finance scheme in the supervision of Dr. H.P. Pandey and Dr. Richa Tondon. It was taken forward by Dr. V.K. Laloriya, Dr. Prateek Srivastava, and Dr. Since its inception, the department has maintained a very high profile in teaching. The department has three lecture rooms and one laboratory for theory and practical classes. (At present Dr. Richa Tandon and Dr. Prateek Srivastava are currently working as an Assistant Professorat SS Khanna Degree College and CMP Degree College while Dr Lalji Singh is serving at BSI as Scientist 'E'. At present Dr. (Mrs.) Sudha Bala Srivatsava who is MSc, PhD and specialized in plant pathology is working in the department and looking into the teaching and other academic activities of the department. She has published 7 research papers in National and International Journals. She has attended 6 Seminars, is a member of many scientific associations and has written books for NCERT.
Propagating the traditional knowledge of our ancient sages, the department has raised an Astro-garden "NavgrahVatika" to familiarize the students with the significance of medicinal plants. A Charak Uddyaan has been developed by the department which displays an array of medicinal plants. Different plant species of botanical and public interest have also been grown in the fern house and pond in the department.
DR SUDHA BALA SRIVASTAVA
DR RAJANI SINGH
THRUST AREA OF THE BOTANY DEPARTMENT
1. Plant Pathology
2. Plant Physiology
3. Genetics Cytogenetics & Plant Breeding
4. Plant Biotechnology
5. Plant Taxonomy
6. Plant diversification
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Academic activities of Botany Department