Botany

Department Established in 1956
Brief Profile of the Department:    The Botany Department was established in 1956 & Post Graduation course was started in 1964. Simultaneously, research work was started with the PG Classes in 1964 by D.P. Tiwari and Prfessor L B Potddar. At postgraduate level the subject of specialization is Plant Pathology and Plant Protection. Several books , Journals and periodicals are available in the library of this department.  Dr. S.S. Singh Retd. Principal , while working his PhD degree had discovered a new genus of Funjai Torulla chhatarpurensis , which is preserved in the museum of National Botanical Garden at Kew , in England. Dr. S.C. Chaurasia who has been M.Sc. student of this department , investigated the sexual stage of Phytophthora Parasitica in the Labortary for the first time. More than 50 research papers have been published in National and International reputed research journal in last five years. Presently this department is well equipped for research purpose with recent and rare books of different disciplines in the departmental library. At present time three professors engaged in active research with their scholars.        
S.No. Name Designation Experience in Years E-Mail Photo  
1 Dr. Shashi Prabha Parihar Professor & Head 33   shashi_parihar@rediffmail.com  
2 Dr. Manjusha Saxena Professor 30 drmsaxena13@gmail.com  
3 Dr. Amita Arjariya Professor 26 amitar253@gmail.com  
4 Dr. Pushpendra Kumar Khare Asstt. Professor 24 pkkhare_2007@yahoo.co.in Profile
5 Dr. Pooran Lal Prajapati Asstt. Professor 26 pooranlalprajapati40@gmail.com  
6 Mr. Yogesh Chaturvedi Guest Faculty 08 nybomi3124@gmail.com  
Courses Offered – Undergraduate , Postgraduate (Specialization in Plant Protection)
Facilities provide by department
• Well equipped research facilities.
• ICT Facilities such as Two (02) Computers , LCD Projector, Internet Connection.
• Photocopier for research scholar and PG students.
• Well maintained Botanical Garden with rare , Exotic Plant sp. and medicinal plants .
• The Department regularly holds seminar , practicals for students.
Achievements of the Department
1. Six scholars awarded Ph.D. degree from various universities.
2. Fifty one (51) research papers published in reputed International and National research Journals.
3. Two (02) Minor research project completed, which was funded by UGC , CRO Bhopal.
4. Many students have got through Civil Services , bank services and teaching line.
Future Plans of the Department
1. To Introduce other specialized programme for PG students like Limnology.
2. To Introduce Job Oriented Courses for PG students like medicinal plant cultivation , conservation and their marketing.