Department of Botany

The department was established in the academic session 1994. The Department of Botany  is presently forgoing ahead with  UG & PG courses, setting new land marks in teaching and learning. The Herbal Hub of the department comprises of  large number of medicinal plants. Several research projects sponsored by UGC & MPCST have been conducted successfully. Highly qualified teachers of the department are specialized in various fields viz. Plant Pathology, Mycology, Plant Physiology, Ethnobotany, Ecology, Plant Physiology, Agricultural & Microbiology, Plant Biotechnology, Plant tissue culture and Environmental Science.

COURSES

Under Graduate Courses

  • B.Sc. Biology- Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. (CBZ)
  • B.Sc.  Microbiology- Biochemistry/Chemistry, Botany and Microbiology ,
  • B.Sc Biotechnology- Chemistry, Biotechnology and Botany

Post Graduate Courses

  • M.Sc. in Botany

Certificate Courses

Mushroom Cultivation

Organic Farming

FACILITIES PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT

Lab facilities:

  • 03 computers with Internet facility
  • One LCD projector
  • One printer
  • Departmental Library
  • Book bank
  • E-Notes
  • Question Bank
  • Practical protocols
  • News letters

Advanced facilities:

  • Gel Documentation system
  • UV-Visible Spectrophotometer
  • Microfuge
  • Centrifuge
  • Orbital Shaker Incubator
  • Stereo Binocular Microscope

 MAJOR HIGHLIGHTS  (2011-12 to 2015-16)

  • Research projects completed
  • Minor research projects: Completed – 09
  • Major research projects: Completed – 02
  • National Seminar organized: on ‘Current Trends in the field of Biodiversity and Sustainable use of Natural Resources’. 16-17th November 2009.
  • National workshop organized on ‘Developing Horizons in Microbiological Tools and Techniques’. 20-21st Feb 2013.
  • Science Academies’ New Delhi, sponsored Lecture workshop Fruits of Biotechnology on 18-19 th Aug 2017.
  • Madhya Pradesh Science & Technology, Bhopal sponsored National Science Day was celebrated on 28 th Feb 2018.
  • Research and publications

The Department runs Vigyan Prasar has affiliated Science Club has been  upgraded to Bronze category in all India ranking.

 Faculty Publications

  • Research papers
    • International & National- 86
  • Book published:
    • Chapter(s) in Books: 01
    • Lab manuals-7
  • Souvenir/workshop manual published: 02
  • Awards
    • Faculty awards: 01
    • Students awards: 4
  • Others
    • The department has got the facility for Dissertation and Research work.
    • ICT oriented teaching and learning process
    • Innovative Practicals
    • Extension activity with Science club affiliated to Vigyan Prasar, New Delhi.
    • Computer and internet facility
    • Seminars and tutorials for students
    • Feedback (teachers and syllabus) from students, Alumnae , Parents and subject and industrial expertss.

EVENTS /ACTIVITIES

  • Environmental Awareness Programmes
  • Industrial visits
  • Educational trips and Excursion trips to farms , Nature parks etc.
  • Health awareness programme
  • Mushroom cultivation
  • Organic farming
  • Ecofriendly Ganeshji idols making workshop
  • Medicinal/herbal plant awareness programme
  • Medicinal/herbal plant identification workshop
  • Cleanliness drive/sanitation awareness programmes
  • Soil & water analysis
  • Fungal & Bacterial identification workshops
  • National Science day celebration along with others special days like Birth anniversary of Scientists, world plantation day etc.
  • Plantation in and around the college
  • Guest lectures by eminent scientists.

FACULTY OF THE DEPARTMENT

Name Position Qualification Email Photos View More
Dr. Ranu Singh Asst. Professor M.Sc. , Ph.D. rsingh@matagujricollege.edu.in Profile
Dr. Monika Dhagat Asst. Professor M.Sc , Ph.D mdhagat@matagujricollege.edu.in Profile
Dr. Meenal Rehman H.O.D M.Sc. , Ph.D. mrehman@matagujricollege.edu.in Profile
Dr. Manisha Vyas Assitant Professor M.Sc.Botany (Gold Medalist), Ph. D. mvyas@matagujricollege.edu.in Profile
Dr. Pragya Agrawal Asst. Professor M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., MPSLET pagrawal@mtagujricollege.edu.in Profile