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. Manjusha Saxena Professor & (HOD) 34  
2 Dr. Amita Arjariya Professor 30  
3 Dr. Pooran Lal Prajapati Professor 30  
4 Dr. Pushpendra Kumar Khare Professor 27 Profile
5 Dr. Kusum Kashyap Asstt. Professor 14 - -
6 Dr. Yogesh Chaturvedi Asstt. Professor -  
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.
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