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Department of Botany

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Department of Botany

Year of Establishment- 1972


Dr. P. G. Bansod

Associate Professor and Head
   

Botany covers all aspects of the life of plants. It includes their structure and development, physiology and biochemistry, genetics as well as their relationships with the environment and other organisms. The Department of Botany was started under the headship of Dr. A.J. Dixit with B.Sc. as degree course since it`s inception. In the ensuing years the department offered M.Sc. course in 1995 with adjoined faculty like Dr. V. R. Deshmukh. Subsequently the laboratory was recognized for research for Ph.D. degree. The Department of Botany aims at promoting an integral understanding for utilization of plants and to explore underlying mechanisms for promoting eco-friendly environment. Particular emphasis is laid on focusing the application of current advances in Genomics, Plant Physiology, Plant Tissue and Cell Culture, Applied Botany, Phyto-Medicines. The Department strives at its best to boost the diverse applications of plants and their products and to tackle emerging issues of the rapidly growing population. It is having immense record of representing the gold medalist and merit students at university level. Its faculty is well equipped with academic and research capabilities to prepare national human resource in future perspective. Additionally, all our energies are directed at promoting conducive environment of learning and grooming talent through academic and co-curricular activities. Purpose is to nurture well-trained visionary manpower to shoulder responsibilities in the future scenario of development.



Teaching Methods

•  Lecture method
•  Remedial Teaching
Remedial Teaching for Slow Learners.
•   Experiential Learning:
&Field Visit, Study Tours, Visit to Research Institute
•   Participatory Learning:
Learning by Various Practical
Practical in the field
Seminars
•  Google classroom:
Google classroom is used to give assignments and study material; to upload question papers and additional information to the students.
•   Use of ICT tools:
Power Point Presentations, Use of LCD, YouTube links of the study materials.
•   Guest Lectures:
To make the students aware of recent advances in Botany, department organizes Lectures of Renowned Teachers in the field for UG as well as PG students.


Curricular and Co-Curricular Activities

•  National/State level conference/workshop/Seminar/Other activities organized by department

•   National conference on ‘Emerging Trends in Science (3-4 Feb. 2019)
•   National conference on ‘Advances in Life Sciences: Present and Future’ (Jan.2013)
•   One day Workshop on Rain Water Harvesting (27th July 2018)
•   One day Workshop on Patent Drafting, Filing and Processing (20th Oct.2018)
•   One day Workshop on Seasonal Flowers and Hanging Basket (29th Nov.2018)
•   University Level One day Workshop on Basic Techniques in Molecular Biology
•   University Level One day Workshop on Isolations Techniques of Macro-biomolecules
•   University Level One day Workshop on DNA Isolation, Estimation and Electrophoresis


Collaborations/MoU

•   KrishiVidyan Kendra Durgapur ( Badnera) dist. Amravati


Areas of Research:

•   Cytology and Genetics
•   Plant physiology
•   Molecular biology
•   Phytochemistry


Details Of Faculty Members


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    Dr. P. G. Bansod

    Associate Professor and Head

    • Qualification : M.Sc. NET. Ph.D.
    • Experience : 15 Years
    • Expert Area: Cytology and Genetics.
    • Email : prafullabansod231280@gmail.com
    • Mobile : +91 9970367128


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    Dr. M. U. Ghurde

    Assistant Professor

    • Qualification :M.Sc. B. Ed. M. Phil. Ph.D.
    • Experience : 11 Years
    • Expert Area: Cytology and Genetics
    • Email : monali.ghurde@gmail.com
    • Mobile :9423621670

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    Ms. N. N. Kakpure

    Assistant Professor

    • Qualification : MSc. NET. SET.
    • Experience : 01 Year
    • Expert Area: Molecular Biology.
    • Email : kakpurenamrata@gmail.com
    • Mobile : 9403742433

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    Ms. P. G. Sawsakade

    Assistant Professor

    • Qualification : MSc. SET. GATE
    • Experience : 01 Year
    • Expert Area: Plant Taxonomy
    • Email : pujagsawsakade96@gmail.com
    • Mobile : 7620948826

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    Dr. P. V. Pulate

    Assistant Professor

  • Qualification : M.Sc. Ph.D.
  • Experience : 15 Years
  • Expert Area: Cytogenetics
  • Email : pvpbot2005@rediffmail.com
  • Mobile : 9423621833


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    Ms. L. P. Khalid

    Assistant Professor

  • Qualification : M.Sc.
  • Experience : 05 Years
  • Expert Area: Molecular Biology
  • Email : lubnakhalid180@gmail.com
  • Mobile :



Minor/Major Research Projects

Sr. No Name of the Faculty Title of the Research Project Minor/ Major Duration/Year Amount of Research Grants Funding Agency
1 Dr. P. G. Bansod Molecular evaluation of Heat Shock Protein in response to temperature and salinity in Vignamungo(L). Hepper. Minor 2009-2011 1,35,000/- UGC
2 Dr.M.U.Ghurde “Survey, Conservation & Phytochemical Analysis of some Rhizomatous Plants from Melghat Region, Dist. Amravati.” Minor 2012-2014 1,10,000/- UGC

Publications: Journal Papers

Sr. No. Name of the Faculty No. of paper in Journals
1 Dr. P. G. Bansod 09
2 Dr. M. U. Ghurde 09
3 Dr.P.V.Pulate 10
4 Ms.L.P.Khalid 07

Student Achievements

Meritorious Students


  Sr. No.   Name of the Student   Class/Subject   University Rank   Examination
  1   Ms. Urfat Malik   M.Sc.II   I- Gold Medal   Summer-2013
  2   Ms.Ruqaiya Mohinuddin Shaikh   M.Sc.II   II-Silver medal   Summer-2013
  3   Mr. Shah Rafiq Ab. Majid Shah   M.Sc.II   II   Summer-2014
  4   Ms.Christina Michael   M.Sc.II   I-Gold medal   Summer-2015
  5   Mr.Hilal Ahmad Dar   M.Sc. II   II   Summer- 2017
  6   Ku. TruptiChauhan   M.Sc. II   III   Summer- 2017

Students Qualified Eligibility Test
  Sr. No.   Name of the Student   Qualified Exam
  1   Ms.VijyaP.Chavan   MH SET-2013
CSIR NE June 2014
ASRB NET 2014
  2   Mr.Musadir Ahmad Dar   ASRB NET-2015
  3  Mr.ShahRafiq   ASRB-2016
  4   Mr.Prashant D. Deshmukh   CSIR &ASRB NET 2016
  5   Dr. Nasir A. Wagay   SET 2018, ASRB-NET 2018
  6   Mr. Mushtaq Ahmad Dar   CSIR NET-2018
  7  Mr. Jayesh R. Pande   JRF(NET)CSIR 2018
  8   Ms.Namrata N. Kakpure   MH SET 2019
CSIR NET 2019
  9   Mr. Sakhawat Ali   NET 2020

Achievements of students in various competitions (Curricular/Co-curricular/Extra-Curricular)
  Sr. No.   Name of the Student   Class   Name of Competition   Achievement
  1   Ms.Vaibhavi Bode   B.Sc.II   Folk Orchestra   Selected for International Youth festival
  2   Ms.Mayuri Raut
  3  Mr.Rushabh Tiwalkar
  4   Ms.Vaibhavi Bode   B.Sc.II   All India Inter University Tournament-Folk Orchestra   Awarded Colour Coat in Youth Festival
  5   Ms.Mayuri Raut   B.Sc.II   All India Inter University Tournament-Folk Orchestra   Awarded Colour Coat in Youth FestivalSpecial award for state level drama competition in dress designing
  6   Ms.Ankita Shendokar   B.Sc.II   Bhartiya Sanskuti Pariksha   III Position with Cash Prize
  7   Mr. Mohd. Danish   M.Sc.II   Athletics   Ist place in shot put
  8   Ms.Dahnshree Radke &
Mr.Vikram Waghmare
  M.Sc.II   Trade Fair-2019   II Rank
  9   Mr.Akshay Bhatkar   M.Sc.II   Group Dance JOSH-2020

Elocution Competition VBMV Amravati
  II Rank
  10   Ms.Promod iniAvhad   M.Sc.II   National Qawwali Event (Youth Festival) Kolhapur   III Rank
  11   Mr. Saurabh L. Deshmukh   B.Sc. II (Bio)   National Level Webinar Competition on World After Coronaorganized by Dept. of Botany GVISH Amravati   III Rank
  12   Ms. Ravina     Bansod   B.Sc.        II   BharatiyaSanskrutiPariksha organized by Vivekanad Kendra Kanyakumari, Branch Amravati 2019   I Rank
  Intercollegiate Kavyasoardha, Mahatma Phule College , Amravati on 02/01/2020   II Rank
 Intercollegiate Competitive Exam Mahatma Phule College , Amravati on 01/01/2020   III Rank
 State Level Essay Competition organized by TrutiypanthiSanstha,Shrirampur   I Rank with Cash Prize 3000/-
 Essay writing Competition conducted by Dept. of Commerce& NSS , LokmanayakBapujiAneyMahilaMahavidyalaya, Yawatmal   II Rank
  17  Mr. Prathmesh Bhele   B.Sc II   AbhirupYuvaSansad organized by YuvakBiradari(Bharat) and in VidyaBharati College, Amravati 23 Sept 2019   Consolation Price (3000 Rs)
  18  Mr. Saurabh Deshmukh   B.Sc II
  19  Mr. Shubham Bilwe   B.Sc II
  20  Ms.Ravina Bansod   B.Sc II
  21  Ms. Prajkta Alone   B.Sc. III

Faculty Achievements

Dr.M.U.Ghurde Secured I Prize in Poster Presentation Competition in National conference on `Advances and Innovations in Plant Sciences’ organized by Dept. of Botany Govt. Vidarbh Institute of Science and Humanities, Amravation 29th Feb.-1st Mar, 2016.

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