शासकीय नागार्जुन स्नातकोत्तर विज्ञान महाविद्यालय ,रायपुर

Government Nagarjuna Post Graduate College of Science, Raipur

Established 1948

Affiliated to Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University Raipur

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BRIEF HISTORY OF DEPARTMENT

The Govt. Nagarjuna Post Graduate College of Science, Raipur was established in 1948, since then Botany has been taught as one of the subject. In 1954, When the college was shifted to present building ,a well equipped department of Botany came into existence .

Till this date, the department received the humble and devoted  services of 15 learned heads of the department .It is their unreserved dedication which put the department on the path of glory and success . Pioneer of the department was Prof.C.M. Velekar ,who laid the foundation of the department later to him ; headship was received  by Prof.P.N.Gyansager.At the time of Mr. Gyansagar , lot of research was carried out in the field of Embryology and was published in reputed journals of country and aboard. He started the tradition of compulsory Botanical Tour for the Post graduate students for the collection of plants in the state and out of the state.

In 1956, post graduate in study was started in the department.

In the year 1961 researches in the field of Palaeobotany was started in the department.

The department received the guidance and humble services of Mr.N.C.Verma and  Dr. N.C.Pandya during 1958 to 1960. Dr.R.C. Agnihotri developed the Botanical Garden in the premises of department during 1960 to 1970, later on the headship was graced by Dr.V.B.Sharma. It is his efforts which enabled the department to open four optional papers like plant pathology, Palynology, Palaeobotany and Grassland Ecology. 

Botanical society for post graduation students was constituted in the year 1987 by Prof.V.B.Shukla, since then 17 issues of Botanical essay have been published under the activities of Botanical Society.

In 1980’s the department was headed by the dynamic professors late Dr. B .R.Verma and Late Dr.R.D.Das they didn’t left any stone unturned in development of the department.

In the year 1992 Dr. K. L.Tiwari took the charge of Botany department. It was his full hearted efforts that the department was able to open new vocational courses like Microbiology and Industrial Microbiology in 1993 and 1995.

More than 250 research papers has been published and 40 scholars received their Ph.D degrees from the department .

Botany department had a good number of research guides at the past like Dr. R. C. Agnihotri, Dr.V. B. Sharma, Dr. R. D. Das, Dr. M. L.Naik, Dr. K. L.Tiwari, Late Dr.S.Joshi, and Dr. M. L. Sonar and at present like Dr R. Pimpalgaokar, Dr. V.Kohli, Dr .R Diwan ,Dr V. K. Kanungo and Dr. Suneeta Patra .

During the period of 1995 to 1999 the department was for the first time lead by a dynamic and  confident lady Late Mrs. S. Joshi who wrote new pages of development in the history of the department.

In 21 first century, new era of development begun in the headship of Dr.K.L.Tiwari and Dr. S.R.Ingle followed by Dr.Preeti Tiwari and Dr R.Pimpalgaonkar.

New construction in the department , rebuilding of greenhouse ,naming of the plants in the botanical garden ,opening of new vocational courses like Biotechnology in 2005 are some of the worth mentioning works .

The department had a great tradition of writing books in Hindi for undergraduate students . Some of the popular books of Botany were written by Prof.R.C. Agihontri,Dr.V.B.Sharma, Dr.S.K.Sharma ,Dr.R.D.Das, Dr.M.L.Naik, Dr.A.K.Bansal ,Dr.M.L.Sonar, Dr.S.R.Ingle, Dr V.K.Kanungo and Dr N.B.Singh.

Department was blessed by some of the outstanding teachers of all time were , Dr.D.K.Tiwari, , Mr.H.C.Gavali, Mr.M.C.Saxena, Mr. L.C.Singhai, Late shri D.P.Saha, Mr.S.C.Gore, Mr. Somkant Sharma , Mr. S.R.Choudhary, Mr. K.S.Unni, Mr. R.K.Diwan, Mr.P.L.Vage, Dr.M.L.Naik, Mr. J.S.Kachhwaha, Mr. T.S Trivedi, Dr.A.K.Bansal, and Dr.B.B.More.The department was  enriched at all the levels due to their wholehearted devotion to the subject .

Department produced some of the great achievers who glorified and brought laurels to the department like Dr.P.C.Bisen (1968 batch) ,vice Chancellor of Jiwagi University, Gwalior; Alok Katiyar I.F.S (1986) and Mr.Maske I.F.S.(1992)

Remembering the past glory, the department is moving on the same path of excellence in the field of teaching, writing books , research and maintaining  continuity of academic work to  stride the department towards development, success and glory.

There are 9 sanctioned post for the faculty in Botany out of which 01 post is for professor and 08 for assistant professor.

There are 04 class-Ill & 05 class IV staff working in this department.

At present the teacher student ratio at under graduate level is 9:950 and 9:50 at post graduate level. The demand ratio i.e. Number of seats: Number of applicants is 1: 4 at Post Graduate Level and 1: 2 at Under Graduate level. There are 10 research scholars who had their master's degree from other institution. The curriculum of the department was revised latest at March 2010.

Two of the students got achievements in passing NET/SLET examination. The success rate of Post Graduate students is 100%. There are 3120 books and 10 journals in the departmental library.

The department is aided with 3 computers the teaching and learning process is through power point presentation, by over head projectors and also through conventional chalk and black board.

Arrangement of guest lecturers of eminent professors of the respective field is of regular practice. The students of Post Graduate level are made acquainted with latest developments in the field by taking them for visit to the well advanced laboratories and by taking them for study excursion tour. Organization of seminar and workshop is also done. The students are encouraged to give class seminars which make them confident about their subject and it is also part of their curriculum.

The department has a museum and a botanical garden of 5 acre with green house. At the U.G. level the department offers following 6 combinations of subject:-

1. Botany/Zoology/Chemistry

2. Botany/Chemistry/Geology

3. Botany/Chemistry/Defense Study 

4. Botany/Chemistry/Microbiology Chemistry

5. Botany/Chemistry/Biotechnology 

6. Chemistry/Botany/ Biochemistry

UNIQUE FEATURES OF DEPTT :

Title - Compilation of botanical essays in book form every year.

Context : Since last 25 year the department of BOTANY is publishing in house botanical essay volume to motivate students towards scientific writing and getting in depth knowledge of their subject.

Activities done : Total 25th volumes have been published. The topics are chosen from the syllabus. The essays are prepared under supervision of the faculty members. Teacher and students both contribute to get it typed and publish. One article from each paper in covered.

Student participation : All 40 to 50 students participate each year. A group of two students under the supervision of one teacher gathers and complies the knowledge about a particular topic related with their syllabus.

OUT PUT /IN PUT : The student search the topic in the books and the authentic site in internet which develops their reading habit. Secondly students  learn scientific writing skill and computer skills.

Evidence : Volumes of botanical essay

 

VISION & MISSION, SWOC ANALYSIS

Vision

The vision of Department of Botany, Govt.N. P. G. College of Science, Raipur, C.G. is to get acknowledged in State, Nation and also aboard as a premier educational institution for value based quality education , research, skill development and platform for placement in forest and agriculture services. It has the vision for multidimensional growth of students and constructive contribution to the community. It sticks on consistent meeting of standards of excellence by conducting innovation in teaching, research and outreach on the patterns and processes of life with a focus on plants and environments.

Mission

Keeping in view of the vision, the mission of the department is to fulfill the needs regarding construction, creation, preservation and upgradation of the existing facilities. The department has a mission to maintain the balance between basic and advance knowledge which includes field study and use of advance techniques. The department has a mission of interdisciplinary teaching, linkage between advance institution and laboratory and public services, there by serving the needs and enhancing the well being of the citizens in order of priority, Raipur district, Chhattisgarh state and India.

 

SWOC ANALYSIS

STRENGTHS

i.         Department has well established under and post graduate lab.

ii.        Department has well developed and equipped research labs.

iii.       Department has well established museum.

iv.       Department has well developed garden enriched in medicinal and endangered plant.

v.        Department is a authorized centre of Pt RSU for research.

 

WEAKNESSES

i.          There is lack of internet connection

ii.         Department does not have enough trained technician for the maintenance of labs.

iii.        Inadequate recurring grants for the maintenance of labs, museum and garden,

iv.        Department does not has journal publications due to lack of man power and funding.

OPPORTUNITIES

i.          Department has opportunities to develop labs under CPE scheme of UGC.

ii.          Department receives financial co-operation from UGC to organize seminars and workshop,

iii.        Faculty of the department got financial assistance to visit abroad to attend international seminar.

iv.   Department received funds from State Govt for the infrastructure in the department.

CHALLENGES

i.          Department does not have sufficient funds for opening new courses.

ii.         Department is unable to reframe the syllabus, as per the requirement of the region because there is only 10% flexibility in P.G syllabus,

iii.        Department is unable to provide coaching facilities for NET and other competitive examination due to lack of reading material and manpower.

iv.        Department needs to develop more with recognised institute to facilitate good quality research,

v.         Protection and conservation of plants in botanical garden requires more attention in terms of funds and man power.

 

FUTURE PLANS

i.          Department is planning to open new need based special paper in PG.

ii.         Department is planning to construct cactus garden, mushroom hut and fern house.

iii.        Department is planning to hold training programme for the development of various skills like computer handling, plant collection, herbarium preparation,

iv.        Department is planning to prepare a database for biodiversity of the region.

v.         Department is developing a tissue culture lab to propagate rare plants of the locality.

ACTION PLAN FOR NEXT FIVE YEARS

  • Up gradation of Museum
  • Development of cactus and fern garden
  • Development and up gradation of tissue culture lab
  • Development well equipped research lab
  • Introduction of new elective paper
  • Organization of skill based work shop and   training programme / Seminar/conference,
  • Providing coaching of CSIR-NET for brighter students
  • Providing coaching classes for weaker students
  • Organizing educational excursion tour for students of U.G. and P.O. classes.

S. No

Name/ Designation

Teaching experience

Date of birth

Qualification

Specialization

Contact No.

e. mail ID

1

Dr. R. Pimpalgaonkar

Promoted Professor

33years

27-05-1956

M.Sc. Ph .D

M.Sc. - Plant pathology

Ph .D – Ind. Microbiology

9685321965

surendrap20@

yahoo.com

2

Dr. V.Kohli

Promoted Professor

29years

11-4-1963

M.Sc. Ph.D

M.Sc. - Plant Pathology

Ph .D – seed pathology

9425519388

vipla_kohli

@rediffmail.com

3

Dr. R. Diwan

Promoted Professor

29 years

09—5-1959

M.Sc. Ph.D

FBS

M.Sc. - Plant Pathology

Ph .D- Life science/Microbiology

9893260350

Rupinderdiwan

@gmail.com

 

4

Dr.A.K. Sharma

Asstt. Professor

31 years

12-02-1961

M.Sc. Ph.D

M.Sc.- Microbiology

Ph .D – Plant Taxonomy

9329101633

avinashsharma.raipur

@gmail.com

5

Dr. Sangeeta Bajpai

Asstt. Professor

25years

11-08-1964

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D

M.Sc. - Plant Pathology

M.Phil- Bioscience

Ph .D - Plant Diversity

9826126474

Sangeetasamir

@gmail.com

6

Dr. N.B. Singh

Asstt. Professor

21 years

10-01-1965

M.Sc, Ph.D

GATE

M.Sc. - Plant Pathology

Ph .D - Aerobiology

9827106812

nbsingh45

@gmail.com

7

Dr. V.K. Kanungo

Asstt. Professor

 

27 years

1-11-1961

M.Sc, Ph.D,

 

M.Sc. - Plant Pathology

Ph .D – Environmental biology

9406017514

vimal.kanungo

@gmail.com

8

Dr. Suneeta Patra

Asstt. Professor

25 years

08-08-1966

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D, FBS

NET

M.Sc. – Biotechnology

M.Phil-Bioscience

Ph .D – Plant breeding and Genetics

9425519096

Patrasuneeta

@yahoo.com

 

Academic achievements of the faculty members of the department

List Of Published Research Papers

2014-2015

Dr. R.pimpalgaonkar

 

  1. Usha Chandel and R.Pimpalgaonkar (2014)Seasonal variation in laef surface mycoflora of Jatropha curcus L. International Biannual research journal of recent advances in plant sciences,vol 27 ,December 2014 ,pp485-488.
  2. Usha Chandel and R.Pimpalgaonkar (2014) Efficacy of leaf exudates of Jatropha curcus L.on percentage spore germination inhibition of its selected phylloplane and rhizosphere Fungi, Indian Journal of Scie. Research 4(1).
  3. Usha Chandel and R.Pimpalgaonkar (2014)Study on occurance of rhizosphere mycoflora on Jatropha curcus L.Journal of International organization of scie. Research,Vol. 1 issue 4,pp56-57

 

  1. Chapter in book- Studies on isolation andecological relational ship of rhizosphere mycoflora on Jatropha curcus L.from Durg Dist. Of C.G.Proser book of Biotechnology and traditional knowledge, Biotech book New Delhi, June 2014,pp49-54.

 

LIST OF Ph.D. WORK SUPERVISED AS SUPERVISOR/COSUPERVISOR

  1. Usha Chandel
  2. Raju Mobia
  3. Mamta Tondon.

Dr. V.Kohli

  1. Participated in National symposium on Digital medicine, 25 July 2014, Dept. of Biochemistry, Pt. J. N.M. Medical College, Raipur, C.G.

Dr. RupinderDiwan

  1. Rashmi Devi Soni and DiwanRupinder (2015). Alternaria, a dominant fungal pathogen of nutritionally & medicinally significant plant Vignaradiata. IndianJ.L. Sci. 5(1):126-128.
  2. Smita Sharma & R. Diwan (2015). Ipomoea aquatica a Common Leafy Vegetable of Chhattisgarh v International Journal of Scientific Research in Biological Volume-2, Issue-5 ISSN: 2347-7520  Available online at www.isroset.orgs.
  3. Smita Sharma, DiwanRupinder and SoniRashmi Devi  (2015). Phytopathological studies on Oxalis corniculata L., a Medicinal Herb of Chhattisgarh.      IndianJ.L. Sci.   5(1)108-110.
  4. Rashmi Devi Soni and Diwan R., and Sharma Smita (2015). Alternaria- A      Dominant Fungal Pathogen of Pisum spp.IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology, Vol 1, Issue 4,PP:33-35.

 

LIST OF Ph.D. WORK SUPERVISED AS SUPERVISOR/COSUPERVISOR

1. Rashmi Devi Soni

2. Smita Sharma

 

1. Participated in National symposium on Digital medicine, 25 July 2014, Dept. of Biochemistry, Pt. J. N.M. Medical College, Raipur, C.G.

 

Dr. Avinash Kumar Sharma

 

Paper published

Avinash Kumar Sharma, SangitaBajpai, Swati Shrivastava and V.K.Kanungo,(2014) Inventorying Medicinal plants in Urban homegardens of Raipur , Chhattisgarh.International Journal of Herbal medicine 2 (1): 43-50.

 

          2 .Participated in National symposium on Digital medicine, 25 July 2014, Dept. of Biochemistry, Pt. J. N.M. Medical College, Raipur, C.G.

 

Dr Sangeeta Bajpai

Paper published

1.Avinash Kumar Sharma, SangitaBajpai, Swati Shrivastava and V.K.Kanungo,(2014) Inventorying Medicinal plants in Urban homegardens of Raipur , Chhattisgarh.International Journal of Herbal medicine 2 (1): 43-50.

 

2..Participated in National symposium on Digital medicine, 25 July 2014, Dept. of Biochemistry, Pt. J. N.M. Medical College, Raipur, C.G.

Dr.N.B.Singh

 

1.Text Books for CBSE old syllabus Jiva Vigyan   For Class IX 2014

 

  1. Participated in Symposium Organized by Dept. of Biochemistry, Pt, J.N.M. Medical College, Raipur on 25th July 2014.

 

V.K.KANUNGO- Paper published

 

  1. Swati Shrivastava and V.K.Kanungo (2014) Physicochemical analysis of soils in

Surgujadistrict,Chhattisgarh, India,International Journal of Herbal medicine 1 (5):15-18.

 

  1. Swati Shrivastava and V.K.Kanungo(2014) Ethnobotanical survey of Surguja

district with special reference to plants used by Uraon tribe in treatment of diarrhea,International Journal of Herbal medicine 1 (5):19-22..            

3.         Avinash Kumar Sharma, SangitaBajpai, Swati Shrivastava and V.K.Kanungo

(2014) Inventorying Medicinal plants in Urban homegardens of Raipur , Chhattisgarh.International Journal of Herbal medicine 2 (1): 43-50.

 

  1. S.Pandey,A.N.Bahadur,V.K.Kanungo and U . Tiwari(2014) In vitro propagation of

a medicinal plant Catharanthusroseus L.(G.) DON Indian J.L.science.4 (1):125-128.

  1. Mishra, Rajesh, Kanungo,V.K. Shrivastava, Swati and Agrawal .R.K.(2014) Seasonal abundance of Zooplanktons in five ponds of Raipur city in Chhattisgarh, International Journal of Fauna and Biological studies I (6) :11-15.
  2. Khan, Sahla ,Kanungo, V.K. and Jadhav, S.K. 2015. Study of Aeromycoflora and related allergic diseases of Raipur, Chhattisgarh, International Journal of Lifescience Research 3(1):36-42.
  3. SahlaKhan,V.K.Kanungo and S.K.Jadhav 2015.Survey of Aeromycoflora of commercial complexes of Raipur city and the effects of fungal spores in causing allergic diseases, Elixir Applied Botany 87:35806-35811.
  4. Khan, Sahla ,Kanungo, V.K. and Jadhav, S.K. 2015.Prevalent allergic diseases in Raipur city with special reference to Aeromycoflora of Bus stand area, International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research and Innovations 3 (4): 23-28.

Chapters in book-

  1. Dewangan, K.,Shrivastava, A.,Kanungo, V.K. and Girolkar,A.K.(2014) Edible wild plants of Chhattisgarh, Biotechnology and Traditional knowledge, Biotech books, New Delhi, 69-76.
  2. Gaikwad, Sweta, Sharma, K. and Kanungo, V.K.(2014) Changes in starch content in the cotyledons of germinating Fenugreek(Trigonellafoenumgraceum L.) seeds, Biotechnology and Traditional knowledge ,Biotech books, New Delhi, 91-98.
  3. Khan, Sahla, Kanungo, V.K. and Jadhav, S.K.(2014) Study of Aeromycoflora and prevalent allergic diseases of Raipur cityduring summer and rainy season, Biotechnology and Traditional knowledge,Biotech books, New Delhi, 125-130.
  4. Sinha, Mithilishkumar, Kanungo, Vimal Kumar and Nag, Awanish (2014) Traditional knowledge of medicinal plants used by the tribals of district Bastar of Chhattisgarh state, Biotechnology and Traditional knowledge,Biotech books, New Delhi, 217-226.
  5. Soni ,Prerna, Bahadur, A.N.,Tewari, U. and Kanungo, V.K.(2014)Study on role of secondary products present in the medicinal plants, Biotechnology and Traditional knowledge,Biotech books, New Delhi, 227-234.

 

LIST OF Ph.D. WORK SUPERVISED AS SUPERVISOR/COSUPERVISOR

  1. (2014) Diversity and Species structure of Home gardens in some villages of Raipur district of Chhattisgarh.(Ph.D. awarded toSangitaBajpai).
  2. (2014) Analytical studies on the effect of cement dust on soil properties and uptake of different metals in surrounding area of cement plant in Chhattisgarh.(Ph.D. awarded toAnkitaPathak).
  3. (2014) Inventorying diversity of plants in some homegardens of Raipur, Chhattisgarh with special reference to Medicinal and Endangered plants.(Ph.D. awarded toAvinash Kumar Sharma).
  4. (2014) Study of Nutritional value, Biochemical changes and utilization of cotyledonary contents in Trigonellaand Tamirandus seeds during germination.(Ph.D. awarded toSwetaGaikwad).
  5. (2015) Diversity and seasonal abundance of Zooplankton in some ponds of Raipur, Chhattisgarh.- Rajesh Kumar Mishra.
  6. (2015) Ethnobotanical study of the mixed forest of Makdi block of Bastar district with reference to Tribes-SiddharthChowdhury.
  7. Ethnobotanical survey of Raipur, Chhattisgarh with special reference to plants described in folklores and used in festivals-KhushiDewangan),
  8. Survey of Aeromycoflora and related Allergic diseases of Raipur, Chhattisgarh-Sahla Khan).
  9.  "Study of species composition and phytochemistry of some abundantly growing plants of family Asteraceae in Raipur district of Chhattisgarh- Deep shikha Roy).

 

Participated in National symposium on Digital medicine, 25 July 2014, Dept. of Biochemistry, Pt. J. N.M. Medical College, Raipur, C.G.

 

Dr. Suneeta PatraPaper published

1.   SeemaSahu, Kavita Sharma, Suneeta Patra, Aeromycological studies of Hibiscus sabdariffa (Roslle) in winter season, International Journal of Scientific research, Vol.3, Issue 7, July-2014, ISSN: 2277-8179

2. SeemaSahu, Kavita Sharma, Suneeta Patra, Aeromycological studies of Hibiscus sabdariffa (Roslle) Bioscience Research and Conservation ISBN code -9783-659-64920-2.

3. SeemaSahu, Kavita Sharma, Suneeta Patra,  Screening of mycoflora over Hibiscus sabdariffa (Roslle) in winter season, Scholars Academic  Journal of Biosciences (SAJB), 2014;2(8):529-531, ISSN-2321-6883 (online),2347-9515 (Print)

.           4.DeeptiChauhan, A.k. Shrivastava and Suneeta Patra ,Secondary metabolites and ethanomedicinal importance of few leafy vegetables   used by tribal people of Chhattisgarh, Int.J.Pharmacol.Bio.Sci.Vol.9(2)2015, 215-222, ISSN-0973-6808

5.       Awadesh Kumar Shrivastava, Anita Tikariya, Suneeta Patra and M.r.Sinha, Impact of stone crushing industries on leaf anomaly architech of woody plants, Indian journal of Scientific Research: 49(1);127-133.(2014), ISSN: 0976-2876 (print),2250-0138 (online), 16.             A. K. Shrivastava, A. Tikariya, S. Patra Seasonal and Floristic Biodiversity of Weeds growing in Chunkatta and Bhilai area of Chhattisgarh, India,  International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, ISSN: 2319-7706 Volume 3 Number 6 (2014) pp.318- 326

6.       A. K. Shrivastava, S. Patra and A. Tikariya, Seasonal and Floristic Biodiversity of Weeds growing in Chunkatta and Bhilai area of Chhattisgarh, India,  International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, ISSN: 2319-7706 Volume 3 Number 6 (2014) pp.318- 326

7.        Seema Sahu, Dr Kavita Sharma and Dr. Suneeta Patra Aeromycoflora and leaf surface mycoflora of  Hibiscus sabdariffa (Roslle),Bioscience research and conservation, Lambert academic Publishing,23-30, code – 978-3-659-64920-2

LIST OF Ph.D. WORK SUPERVISED AS SUPERVISOR/COSUPERVISOR

1. Vishal Khare-, Sarguja University, Supervisor (Microbiology)

Topic-Isolation and characterization of Pseudomonas species from patients with respiratory tract infection with special reference to carbapenem resistant.

          2.Seema Sahu- Pt.Ravishankar University, Co Superior ,Date of registration 17-7-12,

Topic-relation between aeromycoflora and leaf surface mycoflora of Hibiscus  sabdariffa(Roselle).

3. Indu Soni, Pt.Ravishankar University, Co superior ,Date of registration 17-7-12

 Topic- Study of indoor aeromicroflora of Pt. Sundar,lal Sharma library in Pt.RSU Raipur, C.G.

    4.Anita Tikaria, Pt.Ravinshankar University, Co superior ,    Date of registration 15-12-11,

Topic-Study of Industrial soil and its ecophysiological effect on the  plants of Bhilai Industrial area

5.       Harishankar Prasad Rajak, Pt.Ravishankar University, Co superior ,Date of registration 17-7-2012, Topic- Studies on extramural and intramural aeromicroflora of different temples at Raipur

6.       Anju Bhandari, Pt.Ravishankar University, Superior ,Date of registration 20-7-13,

Topic- Study of Antisickling activities of herbs traditionally used by tribal people in the treatment of sickle cell disease.

7.       Dipti Chouhan, Pt.Ravishankar University, Co superior,Date of registration 20-7-13, Topic-Medicinal and nutritional analysis of some leafy vegetables of Durg District

8.Pranita Bansode, Pt.Ravishankar University, Co superior ,Date of registration 20-7-13, Topic- Ethnobotanical analysis of herbs Gynecological disorders used by tribal people of Chhattisgarh

9.       Amit Kumar-  Pt.Ravishankar University, Superior (Botany) Date of Registration- 14-10-2014 Topic – Studies on in vitro propagation of Madhuca indica (J.Koening ex L. /J.F. Macbr.) (MAHUA)

10.     Chanchal Chaturvedi-, Pt.Ravishankar University, Superior ,Date of Registration- 29-09.2014     

Topic- Effect of Tinospora cordifolia,Miers and Aloe vera , Mill on plant extracts rich in secondary metabolites

THRUST AREA OF RESEARCH

The Botany Department is unique because it offers research facilities in various fields of plant sciences and interdisciplinary PhD programs. Our faculties are involved in basic and applied research in plant sciences relevant to region, state, nation and globe.

The field of plant sciences in which the research is going on includes plant pathology, taxonomy, environmental biology, biodiversity, Limnology, ecology, , microbiology, aerobiology, tissue culture, ethno botany, economic botany and medicinal plants.

List Of Published Research Papers

2014-2015

Dr. R.pimpalgaonkar

  1. Usha Chandel and R.Pimpalgaonkar (2014)Seasonal variation in laef surface mycoflora of Jatropha curcus L. International Biannual research journal of recent advances in plant sciences,vol 27 ,December 2014 ,pp485-488.
  2. Usha Chandel and R.Pimpalgaonkar (2014) Efficacy of leaf exudates of Jatropha curcus L.on percentage spore germination inhibition of its selected phylloplane and rhizosphere Fungi, Indian Journal of Scie. Research 4(1).
  3. Usha Chandel and R.Pimpalgaonkar (2014)Study on occurance of rhizosphere mycoflora on Jatropha curcus L.Journal of International organization of scie. Research,Vol. 1 issue 4,pp56-57

 

  1. Chapter in book- Studies on isolation andecological relational ship of rhizosphere mycoflora on Jatropha curcus L.from Durg Dist. Of C.G.Proser book of Biotechnology and traditional knowledge, Biotech book New Delhi, June 2014,pp49-54.

 

LIST OF Ph.D. WORK SUPERVISED AS SUPERVISOR/COSUPERVISOR

  1. Usha Chandel
  2. Raju Mobia
  3. Mamta Tondon.

Dr. V.Kohli

  1. Participated in National symposium on Digital medicine, 25 July 2014, Dept. of Biochemistry, Pt. J. N.M. Medical College, Raipur, C.G.

Dr. RupinderDiwan

  1. Rashmi Devi Soni and DiwanRupinder (2015). Alternaria, a dominant fungal pathogen of nutritionally & medicinally significant plant Vignaradiata. IndianJ.L. Sci. 5(1):126-128.
  2. Smita Sharma & R. Diwan (2015). Ipomoea aquatica a Common Leafy Vegetable of Chhattisgarh v International Journal of Scientific Research in Biological Volume-2, Issue-5 ISSN: 2347-7520  Available online at www.isroset.orgs.
  3. Smita Sharma, DiwanRupinder and SoniRashmi Devi  (2015). Phytopathological studies on Oxalis corniculata L., a Medicinal Herb of Chhattisgarh.      IndianJ.L. Sci.   5(1)108-110.
  4. Rashmi Devi Soni and Diwan R., and Sharma Smita (2015). Alternaria- A      Dominant Fungal Pathogen of Pisum spp.IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology, Vol 1, Issue 4,PP:33-35.

 

LIST OF Ph.D. WORK SUPERVISED AS SUPERVISOR/COSUPERVISOR

1. Rashmi Devi Soni

2. Smita Sharma

 

1. Participated in National symposium on Digital medicine, 25 July 2014, Dept. of Biochemistry, Pt. J. N.M. Medical College, Raipur, C.G.

 

Dr. Avinash Kumar Sharma

 

Paper published

Avinash Kumar Sharma, SangitaBajpai, Swati Shrivastava and V.K.Kanungo,(2014) Inventorying Medicinal plants in Urban homegardens of Raipur , Chhattisgarh.International Journal of Herbal medicine 2 (1): 43-50.

 

          2 .Participated in National symposium on Digital medicine, 25 July 2014, Dept. of Biochemistry, Pt. J. N.M. Medical College, Raipur, C.G.

 

Dr Sangeeta Bajpai

Paper published

1.Avinash Kumar Sharma, SangitaBajpai, Swati Shrivastava and V.K.Kanungo,(2014) Inventorying Medicinal plants in Urban homegardens of Raipur , Chhattisgarh.International Journal of Herbal medicine 2 (1): 43-50.

 

2..Participated in National symposium on Digital medicine, 25 July 2014, Dept. of Biochemistry, Pt. J. N.M. Medical College, Raipur, C.G.

Dr.N.B.Singh

 

1.Text Books for CBSE old syllabus Jiva Vigyan   For Class IX 2014

 

  1. Participated in Symposium Organized by Dept. of Biochemistry, Pt, J.N.M. Medical College, Raipur on 25th July 2014.

 

V.K.KANUNGO- Paper published

 

  1. Swati Shrivastava and V.K.Kanungo (2014) Physicochemical analysis of soils in

Surgujadistrict,Chhattisgarh, India,International Journal of Herbal medicine 1 (5):15-18.

 

  1. Swati Shrivastava and V.K.Kanungo(2014) Ethnobotanical survey of Surguja

district with special reference to plants used by Uraon tribe in treatment of diarrhea,International Journal of Herbal medicine 1 (5):19-22..      

3.         Avinash Kumar Sharma, SangitaBajpai, Swati Shrivastava and V.K.Kanungo

(2014) Inventorying Medicinal plants in Urban homegardens of Raipur , Chhattisgarh.International Journal of Herbal medicine 2 (1): 43-50.

 

  1. S.Pandey,A.N.Bahadur,V.K.Kanungo and U . Tiwari(2014) In vitro propagation of

a medicinal plant Catharanthusroseus L.(G.) DON Indian J.L.science.4 (1):125-128.

  1. Mishra, Rajesh, Kanungo,V.K. Shrivastava, Swati and Agrawal .R.K.(2014) Seasonal abundance of Zooplanktons in five ponds of Raipur city in Chhattisgarh, International Journal of Fauna and Biological studies I (6) :11-15.
  2. Khan, Sahla ,Kanungo, V.K. and Jadhav, S.K. 2015. Study of Aeromycoflora and related allergic diseases of Raipur, Chhattisgarh, International Journal of Lifescience Research 3(1):36-42.
  3. SahlaKhan,V.K.Kanungo and S.K.Jadhav 2015.Survey of Aeromycoflora of commercial complexes of Raipur city and the effects of fungal spores in causing allergic diseases, Elixir Applied Botany 87:35806-35811.
  4. Khan, Sahla ,Kanungo, V.K. and Jadhav, S.K. 2015.Prevalent allergic diseases in Raipur city with special reference to Aeromycoflora of Bus stand area, International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research and Innovations 3 (4): 23-28.

Chapters in book-

  1. Dewangan, K.,Shrivastava, A.,Kanungo, V.K. and Girolkar,A.K.(2014) Edible wild plants of Chhattisgarh, Biotechnology and Traditional knowledge, Biotech books, New Delhi, 69-76.
  2. Gaikwad, Sweta, Sharma, K. and Kanungo, V.K.(2014) Changes in starch content in the cotyledons of germinating Fenugreek(Trigonellafoenumgraceum L.) seeds, Biotechnology and Traditional knowledge ,Biotech books, New Delhi, 91-98.
  3. Khan, Sahla, Kanungo, V.K. and Jadhav, S.K.(2014) Study of Aeromycoflora and prevalent allergic diseases of Raipur cityduring summer and rainy season, Biotechnology and Traditional knowledge,Biotech books, New Delhi, 125-130.
  4. Sinha, Mithilishkumar, Kanungo, Vimal Kumar and Nag, Awanish (2014) Traditional knowledge of medicinal plants used by the tribals of district Bastar of Chhattisgarh state, Biotechnology and Traditional knowledge,Biotech books, New Delhi, 217-226.
  5. Soni ,Prerna, Bahadur, A.N.,Tewari, U. and Kanungo, V.K.(2014)Study on role of secondary products present in the medicinal plants, Biotechnology and Traditional knowledge,Biotech books, New Delhi, 227-234.

 

LIST OF Ph.D. WORK SUPERVISED AS SUPERVISOR/COSUPERVISOR

  1. (2014) Diversity and Species structure of Home gardens in some villages of Raipur district of Chhattisgarh.(Ph.D. awarded toSangitaBajpai).
  2. (2014) Analytical studies on the effect of cement dust on soil properties and uptake of different metals in surrounding area of cement plant in Chhattisgarh.(Ph.D. awarded toAnkitaPathak).
  3. (2014) Inventorying diversity of plants in some homegardens of Raipur, Chhattisgarh with special reference to Medicinal and Endangered plants.(Ph.D. awarded toAvinash Kumar Sharma).
  4. (2014) Study of Nutritional value, Biochemical changes and utilization of cotyledonary contents in Trigonellaand Tamirandus seeds during germination.(Ph.D. awarded toSwetaGaikwad).
  5. (2015) Diversity and seasonal abundance of Zooplankton in some ponds of Raipur, Chhattisgarh.- Rajesh Kumar Mishra.
  6. (2015) Ethnobotanical study of the mixed forest of Makdi block of Bastar district with reference to Tribes-SiddharthChowdhury.
  7. Ethnobotanical survey of Raipur, Chhattisgarh with special reference to plants described in folklores and used in festivals-KhushiDewangan),
  8. Survey of Aeromycoflora and related Allergic diseases of Raipur, Chhattisgarh-Sahla Khan).
  9.  "Study of species composition and phytochemistry of some abundantly growing plants of family Asteraceae in Raipur district of Chhattisgarh- Deep shikha Roy).

 

Participated in National symposium on Digital medicine, 25 July 2014, Dept. of Biochemistry, Pt. J. N.M. Medical College, Raipur, C.G.

 

Dr. Suneeta PatraPaper published

1.   SeemaSahu, Kavita Sharma, Suneeta Patra, Aeromycological studies of Hibiscus sabdariffa (Roslle) in winter season, International Journal of Scientific research, Vol.3, Issue 7, July-2014, ISSN: 2277-8179

2. SeemaSahu, Kavita Sharma, Suneeta Patra, Aeromycological studies of Hibiscus sabdariffa (Roslle) Bioscience Research and Conservation ISBN code -9783-659-64920-2.

3. SeemaSahu, Kavita Sharma, Suneeta Patra,  Screening of mycoflora over Hibiscus sabdariffa (Roslle) in winter season, Scholars Academic  Journal of Biosciences (SAJB), 2014;2(8):529-531, ISSN-2321-6883 (online),2347-9515 (Print)

.           4.DeeptiChauhan, A.k. Shrivastava and Suneeta Patra ,Secondary metabolites and ethanomedicinal importance of few leafy vegetables   used by tribal people of Chhattisgarh, Int.J.Pharmacol.Bio.Sci.Vol.9(2)2015, 215-222, ISSN-0973-6808

5.       Awadesh Kumar Shrivastava, Anita Tikariya, Suneeta Patra and M.r.Sinha, Impact of stone crushing industries on leaf anomaly architech of woody plants, Indian journal of Scientific Research: 49(1);127-133.(2014), ISSN: 0976-2876 (print),2250-0138 (online), 16.          A. K. Shrivastava, A. Tikariya, S. Patra Seasonal and Floristic Biodiversity of Weeds growing in Chunkatta and Bhilai area of Chhattisgarh, India,  International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, ISSN: 2319-7706 Volume 3 Number 6 (2014) pp.318- 326

6.       A. K. Shrivastava, S. Patra and A. Tikariya, Seasonal and Floristic Biodiversity of Weeds growing in Chunkatta and Bhilai area of Chhattisgarh, India,  International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, ISSN: 2319-7706 Volume 3 Number 6 (2014) pp.318- 326

7.        Seema Sahu, Dr Kavita Sharma and Dr. Suneeta Patra Aeromycoflora and leaf surface mycoflora of  Hibiscus sabdariffa (Roslle),Bioscience research and conservation, Lambert academic Publishing,23-30, code – 978-3-659-64920-2

LIST OF Ph.D. WORK SUPERVISED AS SUPERVISOR/COSUPERVISOR

1. Vishal Khare-, Sarguja University, Supervisor (Microbiology)

Topic-Isolation and characterization of Pseudomonas species from patients with respiratory tract infection with special reference to carbapenem resistant.

          2.Seema Sahu- Pt.Ravishankar University, Co Superior ,Date of registration 17-7-12,

Topic-relation between aeromycoflora and leaf surface mycoflora of Hibiscus  sabdariffa(Roselle).

3. Indu Soni, Pt.Ravishankar University, Co superior ,Date of registration 17-7-12

 Topic- Study of indoor aeromicroflora of Pt. Sundar,lal Sharma library in Pt.RSU Raipur, C.G.

    4.Anita Tikaria, Pt.Ravinshankar University, Co superior ,   Date of registration 15-12-11,

Topic-Study of Industrial soil and its ecophysiological effect on the  plants of Bhilai Industrial area

5.       Harishankar Prasad Rajak, Pt.Ravishankar University, Co superior ,Date of registration 17-7-2012, Topic- Studies on extramural and intramural aeromicroflora of different temples at Raipur

6.       Anju Bhandari, Pt.Ravishankar University, Superior ,Date of registration 20-7-13,

Topic- Study of Antisickling activities of herbs traditionally used by tribal people in the treatment of sickle cell disease.

7.       Dipti Chouhan, Pt.Ravishankar University, Co superior,Date of registration 20-7-13, Topic-Medicinal and nutritional analysis of some leafy vegetables of Durg District

8.Pranita Bansode, Pt.Ravishankar University, Co superior ,Date of registration 20-7-13, Topic- Ethnobotanical analysis of herbs Gynecological disorders used by tribal people of Chhattisgarh

9.       Amit Kumar-  Pt.Ravishankar University, Superior (Botany) Date of Registration- 14-10-2014 Topic – Studies on in vitro propagation of Madhuca indica (J.Koening ex L. /J.F. Macbr.) (MAHUA)

10.     Chanchal Chaturvedi-, Pt.Ravishankar University, Superior ,Date of Registration- 29-09.2014       

Topic- Effect of Tinospora cordifolia,Miers and Aloe vera , Mill on plant extracts rich in secondary metabolites

 

Invited Talks/Guest   Speaker-

                   Basics of stem cell, National CME on biochemical aspects of inborn error of metabolism , 17 January 2015 & 2nd AMBICON Chhattisgarh state chapter, Dept. of Biochemistry, Late Shri Lakhiram Agarwal memorial medical college, Raigarh C.G.

Paper presentation -

                   1.Paper presentation in International colloquium on endocrinology and physiology, under the auspicious of Indian society for comparative Endocrinology 29 – 30 September, 2014. Department of Zoology, Govt  D.B. Girls’ P.G. College, Raipur, C.G.

2.P. Jha, Dr. P.K.Patra, Dr.S. Patra , Isolating/In vitro culturing the hematopoietic stem cells of neonates having sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait and testing the effectiveness of novel growth facrors from different sources,National CME on biochemical aspects of inborn error of metabolism , 17 January 2015 , Dept. of Biochemistry, Late Shri Lakhiram Agarwal memorial medical college, Raigarh C.G.

                   3. Hands on workshop on Bioinformatics in medical sciences, 25-31 JULY 2014, Dept. of Biochemistry,  Pt. J.N.M. Medical College, Raipur (C.G.)

                   4. Participated- National symposium on Digital medicine, 25 July 2014, Dept. of Biochemistry, Pt. J. N.M. Medical College, Raipur, C.G.

                  

 

 

 

 

 

INDUSTRY COLLABORATIONS:

Context :

OU was signed between Govt. N.P.G. College of Science, Raipur, C. G. (NPGCS) and Sickle cell Institute Chhattisgarh, Raipur (SCIC) on 28 November 2014 for 5 years.

 The objectives of signing this MOU were -

  • Joint research and development projects in the area of herbal plants, traditional medicine and allied sciences research to be funded by external funding agencies.
  • Validation of plant based formulations that are used in traditional and folk medicine will be carried out at both NPGCS and SCIC.
  • Organizing and participating in joint Symposium/ Conferences/Workshops/Short term refresher courses conducted by both the organizations.
  • Short term and long term development programmes on topics of mutual interest. Medicinal and technical consultancy activities of mutual interest. Exchange of guest lectures.
  • Extending technical support and knowledge sharing mutually for faculty in both the institutions.

Outcome:

Students will be benefitted in their project and research work. The P.G. and U.G. will get acquainted with latest techniques and modern laboratories having latest facilities.

 

CURRICULAR REFORMS 

Objectives

  • Decision was taken unanimously that copy of syllabus should be made available to invited subject experts in advance, in order to receive positive inputs for improvement in curriculum.
  • Board of studies Botany of department had extended an approval for change in question paper pattern in B.Sc. I consisting of 3 parts viz. Multiple choice, Short answer and long answer type questions.

Outcome

 New pattern of question paper will enable the students to get the in depth knowledge of the subjects. The student will develop the skill of writing the answers more precisely; they will develop the confidence in the subject knowledge.

 

ACADEMIC SESSION  :   2014-2015

(a) Guest Lectures : 

  1. Padma shree Dr. Lalji Singh, Retd vice chancellor B.H.U., Fellow CCMB- 6-11-2014 : DNA finger printing and applications.
  2. Dr. S.C. Panda, Retd. Professor Botany- 8.10.2014:  Measures on environment protection.
  3. Dr. Somkant Sharma,  Retd. Professor Botany 8.10.2014 :  Plant identification, collection of plant species and herbarium preparation.
  4. Dr.M.L.Naik,  Retd. Professor Botany 14.10.2014
  5. Dr. A. Girolkar,  Principal, Govt. D.B.Girls' P.G. College, Raipur,C.G. 14.10.2014
  6. Dr. K.K. Sahu,  Scientist, IGKV, Raipur, Date :13-10-2014
  7. Dr. T. Shrinivasu, Prof. R.t.M. University Nagpur, Date : 25.04.2015 : Future prospects in Botany
  8. Dr. K. Subramanium. IFS , Date :  02.05.2015  :  Biodiversity

Participants : Students of P.G. Botany , Zoology, Biotechnology and U.G. students of Biology stream.

Outcome : The students got opportunity to meet Padma shree Dr. Lalji Singh and other renold speakers. They were benefitted by their knowledge; they also got opportunity to interact with them.

(b) Study Tour : 

Study tour for B.Sc. II year students to Ghatarani Jaitmai, Dist. Gariaband  on 25-01-2014. 

Context : A study tour of for B.Sc. II year students was organized by Botany Dept. on 25-01-2014 to make students aware of biodiversity of that particular area.

Activities done :  Jatmai –Ghatarani are 2 different places, it was one day trip, with 200 km approximately to and fro distance from Raipur. The students visited waterfall at Jaitmai and forest area. Ghataraniwas 25 km from Jaitmai its natural forest area gave an opportunity to the students to study ecology of that area. Ethnobotanical survey in Ghata rani forest region gave information about the herbs used as traditional medicine.The local healers gave information about mature fruits of Manhar used as fish poison. Kalihari and Fudhar plants found here toxic. Pipal ,Senha, Satavar.Aithi plants were seen which are use das medicine and healing purposes.

Students participation : The trip consisted of students and the faculty members of the Botany department.

Out come : It was one day tour. The students got benefitted by observing the vegetation type of forest area. They also got knowledge about the ecology , environment and Ethanobotany of that particular area.

(c)  Activities organized by Students :

Following activities were performed by the students :-

  1. Information was given by P.G. students of the Botany Department for awareness for sickle cell disease, water borne and food borne disease to the school going children on 17-10-2014 at Jamgoan village dist. Durg
  2. Plantation in Botanical garden and college premises was done.
  3. Wall magazine was prepared throughout the session.
  4. Details of the date wise activities & support from Alumni association.

 

(d) Alumni meet was organized on 08.1.2015

Decision taken in the meeting were-

1. To guide the students by sharing the experiences of the alumni.

2. To give career guidance to the students by the alumni.

3.  To organize guest lectures.

(e) Eco-friendly Activity 

Initiatives taken by the department to make the campus eco-friendly. Under the activity of Botanical society students do plantation from time to time in the college premises and they also take care of the plants. Students also take care to keep the surrounding of the department and Botanical garden clean.

(f) Contribution to environmental protection / awareness.

Guest lecturers related to environment awareness and pollution, poster competition and other activities were organized for the awareness and protection of the environment.

 

ACADEMIC SESSION  :   2019-2020

(a) Guru Purnima Celebration By P.G. Students : 

Guru purnima celebration was held in our Botany department on 16th of July 2019 by the M.Sc Final year students.

The significance of this day is that the Guru holds the most essential position in one’s life and to give him respect and honor people celebrate Guru Purnima . It is celebrated on the full moon day in the Hindu month of Ashadh.

Activities : The students worshiped Goddess Saraswati along with professors. Then the students honoured the professors with shriphal and worshiped them, we took their blessings and thanked them for playing such an important role in our life.

Outcome : The professrs were overwelhmed with joy seeing our gesture.

Participants:   M.Sc. 3rd semester- Devleena Mukherjee, Twinkle Kushwaha, Yamini Verma, Reena Porte, Manju Goyal, Megha Nayak, Taruna Sinha, Sanjeev Chauhan,Shikha Tamrakar, Sheetal Sarthi, Dharmendra Netam, Dageshwar Jangade, Bhumika Yadav, Ved Prabha Roy, Deepika Maravi, Saroj Verma , Bhavana Sinha, Manak Lal Dhruv, Madhu Sharma, Priyanka Singh.

Evidences :  Photgraph of Guru purnima celebrated on 16th July 2020.

(b) Sawan Somwar Celebration:  

Sawan Somwar started on 17th July 2019 and on this day we held a pooja in the shiv mandir of our Botanical garden of Science College.
Sawan month is faithfully devoted to lord shiva is meant to be his dearest and closet month among all. Lord shiva loves Monday and always loves to be worshiped especially on Shravan somwar and the shiv mandir of our Botanical garden is many years old and every year pooja is performed in the mandir.
 
Activities   :  
Professors and students worshiped Lord Shiva by offering him milk, shammi patra, Dhatura, Ankh flower, yellow oleander, bel patra. Etc
Outcome   :   
We felt blessed and may lord Shiva always protect us, guide us on the right path. 
Participants :  M.Sc. 3rd semester- Devleena Mukherjee, Twinkle Kushwaha, Yamini Verma, Reena Porte, Manju Goyal, Megha Nayak, Taruna Sinha, Sanjeev Chauhan,Shikha Tamrakar, Sheetal Sarthi, Dharmendra Netam, Dageshwar Jangade, Bhumika Yadav, Ved Prabha Roy, Deepika Maravi, Saroj Verma , Bhavana Sinha, Manak Lal Dhruv, Madhu Sharma, Priyanka Singh. 
  
 
Evidences: Sawan Somwar celebration held on 17th july 2019
           

(c) Plantation programme : 

The plantation programme was organized from 2nd to 10thAugust 2019 in our college in which all the faculty members and students from various departments gave their contribution in planting the saplings.
Activities : 
Hundreds of sapling of useful plants such as amla, guava, almonds, sal, teak, were given from forestry department of Chattishgarh to our college to encourage planting. All the faculty members and students planted so many trees and plants in our campus including hostels. Our professors explained the importance of tree plantation.
We not only planted the saplings but also took care of them such as watering the plants, putting manures etc.
Later the event was ended by taking an oath along with Dr. R. Pimpalgaonkar (HOD) to prevent the environment from pollution.
Outcome   : 
The main aim of this motion is to create and spread awareness to protect the environment and plant more and more trees.
Trees are essential to life. They offer many environmental benefits.
They improve our air quality by filtering harmful dust and pollutants such as ozone, carbon monoxide and sulphur dioxide from the air we breathe.
They reduce the amount of storm water runoff, which reduces erosion and pollution in our waterways and may reduce the effects of flooding. Many species of wildlife depend on trees for habitat .Trees provide food, protection and homes for many birds and animal
Participants : 
MSc III sem : Devleena Mukherjee, Twinkle Kushwaha, Yamini Verma, Reena Porte, Manju Goyal, Megha Nayak, Taruna Sinha, Sanjeev Chauhan, Shikha Tamrakar, Sheetal Sarthi, Dharmendra Netam, Dageshwar Jangade, Bhumika Yadav, Vedprabha Roy, Deepika Maravi, Saroj Verma, Bhavana Sinha, Manak Lal Dhruv, Madhu Sharma, Priyanka Singh                   
MSc I sem: Sanju Markam, Urvashi Lodhi, Nidhi Vindyaraj, Manali Paul, Pallavi Salam, Simmi Kawde, Sandeep Tripathi, Lilesh Satpathy, Anjali Netam, Nidhi Sinha, Akansha Singh, Ruchi Matiyara, Priya Vaishnav, Shushma Paul, Sheetal Sahu, Elisha Minj, Suman Barsena, Vaishnavi Soni, Vatsala Mishra, Ayush Jadhav, Mamta Manikpuri, Soniya, Pratap Yadav, Gaurav Gandharv, Manish
 
Evidences:  Plantation held on 2nd august 2019 in science college scenario   

(d) Celebration of teacher’s day :

Teacher’s day is celebrated on September 5 every year since 1962 to honour Dr. Sarvepalli Radha Krishnan as it is his birth anniversary. It is celebrated to show gratitude and acknowledge the role of the teacher’s in our life.
Activities:
On this auspicious occasion we had so much fun with our professors. They also shared their personal experience to us.The program was organised by students of previous and final year students and hosted by Devleena Mukherjee and Twinkle kushwaha .We had organised lot of games like guess the movie names, antakshari related to botanical names, and the most memorable game in which each and every professor has to chose a chit in that a dialogue was written and they dare is to said that dialogue with the same ascent as it was delivered by our bollywood hero’s.
There was a poem  given by Devleena (class representative of final semester) and a great speech by Urvashi lodhi (class representative of previous semester), a song sung by Anjali Netam and Nidhi Sinha. Then there was a solo dance performed by Dharmendra netam and a group dance performed by Priya Vaishnav, Simmi kawde, Sushma Paul, Vatsala MishraIn the middle of program vice principle sir also joined us and gave us an inspiring speech and shared his thoughts.In the end of this we presented our professors with small gifts and wishes.
Outcome:
Teacher’s day is important for the students as it gives them a chance to understand the efforts put by their teachers.Teacher’s day is a great occasion for celebrating and enjoying the relationship between teachers and students, so try to meet your teachers on the day and convey your wishes. If they are far then send them message and make their day memorable.
Participants:
M.Sc. 3rd Sem. : Devleena Mukherjee, Twinkle Kushwaha, Yamini Verma, Reena Porte, Manju Goyal, Megha Nayak, Taruna Sinha, Sanjeev Chauhan,Shikha Tamrakar, Sheetal Sarthi, Dharmendra Netam, Dageshwar Jangade, Bhumika Yadav, Ved Prabha Roy, Deepika Maravi, Saroj Verma , Bhavana Sinha, Manak Lal Dhruv, Madhu Sharma, Priyanka Singh. 
M.Sc. 1st Sem. : Sanju Markam, Urvashi Lodhi, Nidhi Vindhyraj, Manali Paul, Pallavi Salam, Simmi Kawde, Sandeep Tripathi, Lilesh Satpathy, Anjali Netam, Nidhi Sinha, Akansha Singh, Ruchi Matiyara, Priya Vaishnav, Sushma Paul, Sheetal Sahu,Elisha Minj, Suman Barsena, Vaishnavi Soni, Vatasala Mishra, Ayush Jadhav, Mamta Manikpuri, Soniya, Pratap Yadav, Gaurav Gandharv ,Manish  
 
Evidences:   Teacher’s day celebration on 5th September 2019                                                                                                                                                               
  
(e) Replace plastic poster making competition: 
 
India will eliminate all single use plastic in the country by 2022, the prime minister, Narendra Modi, has announced. To make this campaign successful, India has put off the ban on single use plastic items, an announcement that Narendra Modi was earlier scheduled to make on 2nd October.
To create awareness and sincerity about this campaign, all the government colleges and schools were made to organized a poster competition topic given was “replace plastic”. The main motive was to derive all the ideas and views of our generation as they are facing and can understand the seriousness of this campaign.
Activities:
All the interested students came with their posters on 14 September 2019. All the posters were made to displayed in the final year classroom where principle sir and all respected professors from all the department came and judged all the displayed posters and also granted 1st, 2nd, 3rd, positions to the participants .1st- Twinkle Kushwaha, 2nd- Vatasala Mishra, Nidhi Vindhyraj, 3rd- Priyanka Singh and Sanjeev Chauhan, Dagesh, Yamini Verma.
After that there was a discussion between principle sir, professors and students where our principle and other jury members also shared their ideas and taught us how we can replace plastic even students also put forward their thoughts and problems. They also motivated us to use plastic as less as possible and want us to create awareness to ours houses and neighbours. We also discussed the affects of using plastic which actually degrading the quality of our environment as well as our lives.
Outcomes:
It reduces pollution, but also reduces demand for plastic production that’s contributing to global climate change. Reducing plastic use is the most effective means of avoiding this waste. Recycling more plastic frequently reduces its footprint. Some companies are taking initiative on their own. These actions are a response to calls for change and shifting consumer habits.
Participants:
M.Sc. 3rd Sem. : Devleena Mukherjee, Twinkle Kushwaha, Yamini Verma, Reena Porte, Manju Goyal, Megha Nayak, Taruna Sinha, Sanjeev Chauhan, Shikha Tamrakar, Sheetal Sarthi, Dageshwar Jangade, Bhumika , Saroj Verma , Bhavana Sinha, Manak Lal Dhruv, Madhu Sharma, Priyanka Singh. 
M.Sc. 1st Sem. : Sanju Markam, Urvashi Lodhi, Nidhi Vindhyraj, Manali Paul, Pallavi Salam, Simmi Kawde, Sandeep Tripathi, Lilesh Satpathy, Anjali Netam, Nidhi Sinha, Akansha Singh, Ruchi Matiyara, Priya Vaishnav, Sushma Paul, Sheetal Sahu,Elisha Minj, Suman Barsena, Vaishnavi Soni, Vatasala Mishra, Ayush Jadhav, Mamta Manikpuri, Soniya kurre, Pratap Yadav, Gaurav Gandharv ,Manish Bhatpahari. 
 
 Evidences:  Replace plastic poster competition held on 14th September 2019
             
(f) Alumini meet no plastic campaign:
The Alumini association of science college along with Nagar Palik Nigam Raipur, in the Science college Auditorium.
In the month of September government of India banned the use of single use plastic or disposable plastics, they are used only once before they are thrown away/recycle. These items are things like plastic bags, straws, coffee stirrers, soda and water bottle.
Activities:
The head officer of Nagar Palika Raipur joined along with Mrs. Joshi ma’am who distributed more than 10 thousands hand made jute bags and many other.
The program was conducted by Dr.R. Diwan , A speech was delivered by Ku.Devleena Mukherjee (M.Sc 4th Semester), Dr. Vimal Kanungo delivered a speech on plastic awareness. Principal sir also addressed the students. A nukkad natak was performed by Ygpt and Rag foundation’s Hari Soni, Mizan Khan, Saket Sahu , Gaurav Mujawar on use of plastic awareness.
Outcome:
The students pledged not to use single use plastic and aware people in their surrounding about the same. They also pledged to carry a jute bag daily to every shop and make the planet Earth a better place to live.
Participants: 
M.Sc. 3rd Sem. : Devleena Mukherjee, Twinkle Kushwaha, Yamini Verma, Reena Porte, Manju Goyal, Megha Nayak, Taruna Sinha, Sanjeev Chauhan,Shikha Tamrakar, Sheetal Sarthi, Dharmendra Netam, Dageshwar Jangade, Bhumika Yadav, Ved Prabha Roy, Deepika Maravi, Saroj Verma , Bhavana Sinha, Manak Lal Dhruv, Madhu Sharma, Priyanka Singh. 
M.Sc. 1st Sem. : Sanju Markam, Urvashi Lodhi, Nidhi Vindhyraj, Manali Paul, Pallavi Salam, Simmi Kawde, Sandeep Tripathi, Lilesh Satpathy, Anjali Netam, Nidhi Sinha, Akansha Singh, Ruchi Matiyara, Priya Vaishnav, Sushma Paul, Sheetal Sahu,Elisha Minj, Suman Barsena, Vaishnavi Soni, Vatasala Mishra, Ayush Jadhav, Mamta Manikpuri, Soniya, Pratap Yadav, Gaurav Gandharv ,Manish  
 
Evidences: Alumini meet on no plastic campaign held on 26 september 2019                                                                 
 
(g) Quiz competition :
 
We had organized quiz competition in our department of botany on 27th September 2019 under the guidance of our faculty members.         
There was three sections divided on the basis of subject which include general knowledge,, aptitude and questions related to botany respectively. The organizers were selected the questions from previous year question paper of PSC and  CSIR NET  so that the students/ participants can prepare themselves for such type of tough competitive exams.
Activities:
The whole program was organized by Twinkle Kushwaha, Devleena Mukherjee and Yamini Verma students of final year M.Sc. botany under the guidance of Suneeta Patra mam.
Four groups of participants were made and named as algae, fungi, pteridophyta and bryophyta.
Meanwhile equal numbers of questions were asked from each group.
Winners and runners were decided on the basis of maximum points they get.
Outcome:
Everyone enjoyed the game, students gain some more knowledge and the faculties applauded with their sweet gesture. As a result fungi group won the competition.
Participants: 
1. GROUP ALGA- Bhumika Yadav, Dageshwar Jangde, Bhawana Sinha, Simmi kawde, Saroj Verma, Shikha Tamrakar,
2. GROUP FUNGI (WINNER) -Taruna Sinha. Ayush Jadhav, Pallavi Salam, Sanju Markam, Pratap Yadav, Vatsala Mishra, Anjali Netam, Nidhi Sinha 
3. GROUP PTERIDOPHYTA (1ST RUNNER UP) - Priya Vaishnav, Urvashi Lodhi, Elisa Minj, Shushma Paul, Nidhi Vindhyraj, Gaurav Gandharv, Sheetal Sahu, Lilesh Satpathy 
4. GROUP GYMNOSPERM (2ND RUNNER UP)-  Megha Nayak, Madhu Sharma, Priyanka Singh, Sheetal Sarthi, Mamta Manikpuri, Soniya Kurre
 
Evidences:  Quiz competition held on 27th September 2019
 
(h)150th Gandhi jayanti  celebration:
 
Gandhi jayanti is celebrated yearly on 2nd October. It is one of the officially declared holidays of India. This day we celebrate Gandhi’s efforts in the Indian independence movement. Gandhi’s favourite bhajan “Raghupati raghav raja r.am” is usually sung in his memory. Statues of Mahatma Gandhi throughout the country are decorated with flowers and new clothes. Gandhi jayanti is marked by prayer services and tributes all over India, including at Gandhi’s memorial Raj ghat in New Delhi where he was cremated
Activities:
This year we had celebrated 150th birthday that is national holiday. So instead of 2nd October we celebrated on 1st October in our department. Classes were made to be suspended all the students were informed that they have to clean their department. We all the students of both semesters divided ourselves into four groups each and every group consists of seniors as well as juniors 1st group taken responsibility to clean the garden, 2nd group-UG laboratory, 3rd group cleaned the tissue culture lab, 4th group cleaned the library. And the classes were cleaned by respective students.
We also painted all the pots of our main corridor of department our professors also taken part with us and guided us. In the end of this, our HOD Dr. R. Pimpalgaonkar ma’am gave all of us a treat.
Outcomes:
This year India had celebrated the 150th birth anniversary of father of nation and most prominent leader of the Indian independence struggle. Popular for his non-violent movements, the purpose of this day is to honour the iconic leader. People, irrespective of their caste and religion, celebrate this day. Gandhi’s jayanti  is a way of commemorating and remembering the teachings of Gandhi and spreading his message of peace and harmony  forward.
Participants:
M.Sc. 3rd Sem. : Devleena Mukherjee, Twinkle Kushwaha, Yamini Verma, Reena Porte, Manju Goyal, Megha Nayak, Taruna Sinha, Sanjeev Chauhan, Shikha Tamrakar, Sheetal Sarthi, Dharmendra Netam, Dageshwar Jangade, Bhumika Yadav, Ved Prabha Roy, Deepika Maravi, Saroj Verma , Bhavana Sinha, Manak Lal Dhruv, Madhu Sharma, Priyanka Singh. 
M.Sc. 1st Sem. : Sanju Markam, Urvashi Lodhi, Nidhi Vindhyraj, Manali Paul, Pallavi Salam, Simmi Kawde, Sandeep Tripathi, Lilesh Satpathy, Anjali Netam, Nidhi Sinha, Akansha Singh, Ruchi Matiyara, Priya Vaishnav, Sushma Paul, Sheetal Sahu,Elisha Minj, Suman Barsena, Vaishnavi Soni, Vatasala Mishra, Ayush Jadhav, Mamta Manikpuri, Soniya kurre, Pratap Yadav, Gaurav Gandharv ,Manish Bhatpahari. 
   
Evidences:   1st October 2019                                                                                                                                                                               
      
(i) Workshop on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome:
PCOS stands for polycystic ovary syndrome. It is a condition that affects a woman’s hormone level. We all know that in women and girls, the menstrual cycle is the regular natural change that occurs in the female reproductive system (specifically the uterus and ovaries).
PCOS affects up to almost 27% of women during their childbearing years. It involves cycts in the ovaries, high levels of male hormones, and irregular periods. Most of the girls and women are suffering from this but they are not aware enough to understand this serious problem.
Our college had organized a programme on this in college auditorium in which all B.Sc. and M.Sc. girls were invited to attain this programme even the female faculty of our college were also there to attain the lecture. Dr. Gaivee, who is practising in AIIMS, was invited to deliver the lecture.
Activities:
Under this program, we get to know about what is PCOS? , it’s causes, symptoms, health effects, diagnosis, diet and lifestyle, medical treatment, when to see a doctor, how to deal when such symptoms are seems to be appears. This programme war organized under botany department.
Even our audience provokes such a good response. They asked many questions related to their health, even teachers also asked about their own problems. DR. Gaivee also gave us her personal number and make us sure that anytime if they are suffering from such things please come to her and discuss . a very big thank you to Dr. gaivee for such awareness.
Outcomes:
It is very serious and complicated topic to understand. If someone like sister, cousins, mother, aunty or other relatives are going through such symptoms we can help them.
Participants:
M.Sc. 3rd semester: Devleena Mukherjee, Twinkle Kushwaha, Yamini Verma, Reena Porte, Manju Goyal, Megha Nayak, Taruna Sinha, Sanjeev Chauhan, Shikha Tamrakar, Sheetal Sarthi,
M.Sc. 1st semester: Sanju Markam, Urvashi Lodhi, Nidhi Vindhyraj, Manali Paul, Pallavi Salam, Simmi Kawde, Sandeep Tripathi, Lilesh Satpathy, Anjali Netam, Nidhi Sinha, Akansha Singh, Ruchi Matiyara, Priya Vaishnav. 
 
Evidences:  Workshop on PCOS held on 3rd October 2019
 
(j) One day workshop on Herbal Product Preparation :
 
On 22nd of November 2019, HOD of Botany- Dr. R. Pimpalgaonkar organized a one day workshop on Herbal product prepration by Dr. Vaibhav Acharya , Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, Government D.B Girl’s P.G College Raipur, C G.
Activities:
Dr. Vaibhav Acharya Ma’am taught us the importance of various plants and the plant products and how to use them in organic way on daily basis to lead a happy life.
She made us learn how to make Turmeric facepack, Adrak ki supari, Amwla ka muraba, Amwla beetroot mouth freshner, Tulsi syrup, Triphala churn, Amwla candy, Ajwain mouthfreshner, Digestive churan, Sugar control powder.
Outcome:
We as students of M.Sc Botany study about plants on daily basis. But what is their practical application is learnt by this kind of workshop. We are thankful to our department of botany for organizing such amazing workshops.  
Participants: 
M.Sc. 3rd Sem. : Devleena Mukherjee, Twinkle Kushwaha, Yamini Verma, Reena Porte, Manju Goyal, Megha Nayak, Taruna Sinha, Sanjeev Chauhan,Shikha Tamrakar, Sheetal Sarthi, Dharmendra Netam, Dageshwar Jangade, Bhumika Yadav, Ved Prabha Roy, Deepika Maravi, Saroj Verma , Bhavana Sinha, Manak Lal Dhruv, Madhu Sharma, Priyanka Singh. 
M.Sc. 1st Sem. : Sanju Markam, Urvashi Lodhi, Nidhi Vindhyraj, Manali Paul, Pallavi Salam, Simmi Kawde, Sandeep Tripathi, Lilesh Satpathy, Anjali Netam, Nidhi Sinha, Akansha Singh, Ruchi Matiyara, Priya Vaishnav, Sushma Paul, Sheetal Sahu,Elisha Minj, Suman Barsena, Vaishnavi Soni, Vatasala Mishra, Ayush Jadhav, Mamta Manikpuri, Soniya, Pratap Yadav, Gaurav Gandharv ,Manish  
 
(j) Anand Mela:
On 21st January 2020 our college celebrated anand mela. In this mela, the students from all departments set up stalls to display their specialties and to sell all those foods and goods.
Activities:
The students sold their mouthwatering eatables at nominal prices.
Different kinds of tasty foods were offered on stalls, from samosa to pakodas, sandwich to momos, sweet corn to ghupchup and even tea, coffee and sweets.
Among them our department of botany students offered sandwich, tea, coffee, mathri, alma candy, amla supari and digestive powder.
Anand mela as it translates to the festival of joy, had many activities and games for fun to involve all ages and provide them an opportunity to have engage themselves through diverse games.
This apart from being a fun event was also a competition and the organizers expected from all the students/participants to follow the rules set and it was ensured that only food prepared by them at home should be displayed for judging.
Outcome:
Anand mela was aimed to entertain on multiple stages, participatory activities and contest for everyone, and other memorable experiences including tasty food.                                           
Our group of botany department secured second price with gaining good profit and our faculties appreciated as well, they liked mathri very much so that they took parcel for their home.
Participants: 
GROUP I (RUNNER UP) : Dageshwar Jangde, Deepika Maravi, Devleena Mukherjee, Yamini Verma, Twinkle Kushwaha, Reena Porte, Manjū Goyal, Megha Nayak, Taruna Sinha, Sanjeev Chauhan, Shikha Tamrakar, Sheetal Sarthi, Dharmendra Netam, Bhumika Yadav, Vedprabha Roy, Saroj Verma, Bhawana Sinha, Manak Lal Dhruv, Madhu Sharma, Priyanka Singh  
GROUP II : Akansha Singh,Anjali Netam, Ayush Jadhav, Elisa Minj, Gaurav Gandharv, Sanju Markam, Sheetal Sahu, Lilesh Satpathy, Mamta Manikpuri, Manish, Nidhi Sinha, Nidhi Vindhyraj, Pallavi Salam, Pratap Yadav, Priya Vaishnav, Ruchi Matiyara, Sandeep Tripathi, Simmi Kawde, Soniya Kumari Kurre, Suman Barsena, Shushma Paul, Urvashi Lodhi, Vaishnavi Soni, Vatsala Mishra  
                                                                                         
(k) National Science Day Celebration
National science day is celebrated in India on 28 February each year to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect by Indian physicist Sir C .V. Raman.                                                              Our college also celebrates this day which includes science model exhibition, poster making, rangoli, lectures based on the theme.
Activities:
The programme started with welcoming the chief guest Dr. M.P. Thakur, Director of Agriculture College of Raipur, C.G. followed by enlightening Ma Sarasvati and Sir C.V. Raman.
Then they saw the models prepared by the students of MSc from various departments in which our department of botany students has been actively participated in various programmes and represent four models based on the theme (i.e., science and women).
After then a workshop was held which was based on bioenzyme products in which we learnt the process of making bioenzyme products and its importance in our daily life as the daily used chemical products such as washing powder, soaps, shampoos are causing harmful effect so to reduce it, we can replace the chemical products with the bioenzyme products which is being prepared by utilizing the natural properties present in the nature (fruit peels, flower etc).
The program was ended by energetic and joyful seminar/presentation given by Dr. M.P. Thakur, on mushroom cultivation. He told us the value of mushroom, its nutrient content and how easily it can be cultivated.
Outcome:
National science day is celebrated to spread a message about the importance of science used in the daily life of people. To display all the activities, efforts and achievements in the field of science for human welfare, to encourage the people as well as to popularize science and technology.                                                                                                                                  As a result a group from our botany department secured third position in science model exhibition in which they had presented how the electricity can be generated from kitchen waste.
Participants: 
GROUP I (SECOND RUNNER UP) :- Twinkle Kushwaha, Devleena Mukherjee, Reena Porte 
GROUP II : Priyanka Singh, Sanjeev Chauhan, Megha Nayak, Sheetal Sarthi, Taruna Sinha 
GROUP III : Simmi Kawde, Sheetal Sahu, Vatsala Mishra                                                       
GROUP IV : Ruchi Matiyara, Priya Vaishnav                                               
    
   
                                             

TRAINING WORKSHOP/SEMINAR YEAR WISE

            Title -Visit to Funda SRT farm dist. Durg

Context - Visit to Funda SRT farm dist. Durg was organized on 20 March 2015 for P.G. students of dept. of Botany.

Objective - The objective of this to visit was to provide the students practical knowledge about various techniques of organic farming.

Activities- The students got knowledge about bio gas production, organic farming, biofertilizer, biopecticides, their commercial production and marketing. The students were given practical knowledge about fungal and bacterial strain used in the process and their improvement in their R&D department.

Outcome – The students got practical knowledge about the various activities going on the farm .They also got knowledge about commercial production and marketing of the products produced in the farm so that they could also develop their own organic farm.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

SKILL DEVELOPMENT YEAR WISE

Title-  Skill development and environmental protection programme

Context - 7 days Skill development and environmental protection programme was organized from 8-10-2014 to 14-10-2014.

Objective - The objective of this programme was to give knowledge and to share technique and give training for Bonzai technique, horticulture practices, terrace gardening and vermicomposting. The sessions included guest lectures of eminent speaker of the field followed by practical demonstration.

Activities DAY 1

Inauguration ceremony:

The training program was inaugurated by prof. Somkant Sharma ex prof.and Head Govt.V.Y.T.P.G. college Durg. Prof.P.C Panda express prof.V.Y.T.P.G. college Durg was the special guest on this occasion.The inaugural function was presided by Dr.S.V.K. Prasad , Principal,Govt.N.P.G. college of science, Raipur. Dr. Rekha Pimpalgaonkar prof. and Head Deptt.of Botany highlighted the applied aspects of the training.Dr.V.K.kanungo introduced the chief guest and special guest to the audience. The program was conducted by Dr.R.Diwan .Vote of thanks was given by Dr.Sunita patra.

Lecture session:

Prof.Somkant Sharma ,chief Guest of the function delivered a lecture on plant identification, collection of plant species and gave guidelines on herbarium preparation. Prof.P.C.Panda special Guest delivered a lecture on measures of environment protection.

DAY 2                                        

Introduction of Bonsai technique:

Mr.Anil Verma was the demonstrator for the workshop on Bonsai. He introduced Bonsai techniques to the students of M.Sc.1st and 3rd semester as well as B.Sc.final year student. He emphasized on the study of requirements for Bonsai techniques. He delivered a lecture on the types of Bonsai style.

DAY 3

Pot formation and soiless composition for Bonsai plantation.

A lecture was delivered by Shri. Anil Verma on the prerequisites Bonsai preparation.

   Making of soilless composition for plantation of Bonsai .

   DAY 4

Plantation of Bonsai plant in pot in a proper manner.

Plantation of Bonsai by the students

DAY 5

Grafting and Budding techniques:

Introduction to grafting and Budding was explained by Shri Anil Verma and practice of grafting, Buddimg by students in botanical garden.

DAY 6

Terrace Gardening:

A lecture on terrace gardening was delivered by Dr.K.K.Sahu P.R.O and Associate Prof. I.G.K.V.V Raipur CG.Dr.Priti Tiwari Principal, Govt.College Rajim was a special guest. She appreciated the workshop and told about its importance.

DAY 7

An exhibition was organized by the participants of this workshop on Bonsai plants prepared by them. Students of M.Sc.1st and 3rd semester also organized an exhibition on the best out of waste.The exhibition was well appreciated by the visitors.

Valedictory function­­-

Dr.M.L.Nayak ex prof. and Head SOS in life science Pt.RSU Raipur and ex chairman CG_COST was the chief guest for the valedictory function. Dr.V.K.Kanungo introduced the guest to the audience. The programme was conducted by Dr.R.Diwan.Dr.M.L.Nayak appreciate the workshop and was impressed by the enthusiasm of the students.Dr.S.V.K.prasad , principal, Govt.N.P.G. college of science, appreciated and suggested that such events should be organized from time to time.

Some of the participants shared their views regarding the workshop, including research scholar M.Sc.and B.Sc. final year students. Certificates were distributed to participants.Vote of thanks was given by Dr.Sunita Patra.

Participants- Students of M.Sc.and B.Sc. final year and research scholars.

Outcome – The students were benefitted by practical knowledge of Bonsai preparation, terrace gardening, grafting and budding techniques.

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT

  1. No. of research scholars receiving the fellowship (Newly enrolled + existing one)-Mrs Mamta Tondon – Selected for Rajiv Gandhi fellowship
  2. No. of student qualifying in these exam : 01

INNOVATION & BEST PRACTICES

Title – Social campaigning programme for screening of sickle cell disease

Context -One day social campaigning programme for screening of sickle cell disease and it's awareness in school going children was organized on 17-10-2014 at Jamgoan village dist. Durg.

Participants - The faculty members and P.G. students of the department with the help of team of Dept. of Biochemistry Pt.J.N.M.medical College Raipur organized the programme.

Objectives-

The objective of this social campaigning programme was -

  • To screen the students suffering from sickle cell disease.
  • To make aware the school children about the nutrition, cleanliness, food borne diseases and the importance of keeping the environment clean.
  • To make the children suffering from sickle disease ware of facts and precautions regarding disease.
  • To make aware about the proper medication.

Outcome - The school children who were found suffering from sickle cell disease were given particular cards so that they can register themselves and can get the proper treatment. Along with this general check up was also done by the doctors of sickle cell Institute. The students Botany department gave the school children general instruction, awareness and cause of sickle cell disease.

 

 

 

 

  1. Guest lectures –

Activities-

  1. Padma shree Dr. Lalji Singh, Retd vice chancellor B.H.U., Fellow CCMB- 6-11-2014 -DNA finger printing and applications.

 

 

  1. Dr. S.C. Panda- Retd. Professor Botany- 8-10-2014- Measures on environment protection.

 

  1. Dr. Somkant Sharma - Retd. Professor Botany 8-10-2014 - Plant identification, collection of plant species and herbarium preparation.

 

  1. Dr.M.L.Naik - Retd. Professor Botany 14-10-2014-
  2. Dr. A. Girolkar - Principal, Govt. D.B.Girls' P.G. College, Raipur,C.G. 14-10-2014
  3. Dr. K.K. Sahu - Scientist, IGKV, Raipur 13-10-2014
  4. Dr. T. Shrinivasu - Prof. R.t.M. University Nagpur - 25 04 -2015 -Future prospects in Botany
  5. Dr. K. Subramanium - IFS - 02-05-2015- Biodiversity

Participants – Students of P.G. Botany , Zoology, Biotechnology and U.G. students of Biology stream.

Outcome- The students got opportunity to meet Padma shree Dr. Lalji Singh and other renold speakers. They were benefitted by their knowledge; they also got opportunity to interact with them.

 

Title -Study tour for B.Sc. II year students - 25-01-2014 at Ghatarani Jaitmai

Context -A study tour of for B.Sc. II year students was organized by Botany Dept. on 25-01-2014 to make students aware of biodiversity of that particular area.

Activities done – Jatmai –Ghatarani are 2 different places, it was one day trip, with 200 km approximately to and fro distance from Raipur. The students visited waterfall at Jaitmai and forest area. Ghataraniwas 25 km from Jaitmai its natural forest area gave an opportunity to the students to study ecology of that area. Ethnobotanical survey in Ghata rani forest region gave information about the herbs used as traditional medicine.The local healers gave information about mature fruits of Manhar used as fish poison. Kalihari and Fudhar plants found here toxic. Pipal ,Senha, Satavar.Aithi plants were seen which are use das medicine and healing purposes.

Students participation- The trip consisted of students and the faculty members of the Botany department.

Out come- It was one day tour. The students got benefitted by observing the vegetation type of forest area. They also got knowledge about the ecology , environment and Ethanobotany of that particular area.

 

 

3.         Students organized / initiatives:

Following activities were performed by the students:-

  1. Information was given by P.G. students for awareness for sickle cell disease, water borne and food borne disease to the school going children on 17-10-2014 at Jamgoan village dist. Durg
  2. Plantation in Botanical garden and college premises was done.

 

  1. Wall magazine was prepared throughout the session.

 

4.    Details of the date wise activities & support from Alumni association.
Alumni meet was organized on 8-1-2015

      Decision taken in the meeting were-

      To guide the students by sharing the experiences of the alumni

      To give career guidance to the students by the alumni

      To organize guest lectures

 

6.    Initiatives taken by the department to make the campus eco-friendly. Under the activity of Botanical society students do plantation from time to time in the college premises and they also take care of the plants. Students also take care to keep the surrounding of the department and Botanical garden clean.

 

7.    Contribution to environmental protection / awareness.

      Guest lecturers related to environment awareness and pollution, poster competition and other activities were organized for the awareness and protection of the environment.

 

 

LIST OF INSTRUMENTS AVAILABLE (MAJOR ) –

1. Laminar air flow

2. BOD incubator

3. Auotclave

4. Specctrophotometer – uv

5. Incubator

6. Transilluminator

7. PH meter

8. Hot air ovens

9. Microcentrifuge

10. Deep freezer 

11. Binocular reaserch microscopes

12. Stunent microscpes