Department of Botany

Establishment 1991
No. of Faculties: Permanent – 02; Adhoc – 5
Courses UG
No. of Research Guide: 01
Area of Research: Angiosperm Taxonomy, Anatomy, Phytochemistry, Pharmacognosy, Floristics, Grasses, Seed studies.
No. of students awarded/Registered for M.Phil/Ph.D : 05 Ph.D. Scholars Registered – 1 Thesis submitted
No. of Paper Published: 23; Papers communicated – 02

Major equipment’s available in the department:

9. Major/Minor Research Projects (Completed/Ongoing):

Dr. Shubhangi N. Ingole

Sr. No Title of the Project Name of the Funding Agency Period
1 Contribution to Flora of Southern Region of Amravati District UGC, WRO Pune

Rs. 79,000/-

2 Minor Research Project entitled, “Pharmacognostic Phytochemical and Antimicrobial Studies of Some Medicinal Plants in Melght Forest’ U.G.C., W.R.O, Pune

Rs. 1,55,000/-


10. Consultancy:

a) Practical training and promotion of Floriculture and Medicinal Plants farming for farmers, housewives and youth for better economy and as side source income.


b) Training of mushroom cultivation for rural farmers, housewives and youth for economic upliftment and entrepreneurship.


c) Nursery and Garden Consultancy.


d) Plant species identification service.

11. Any other information:


a) Department organized U.G.C. C.S.I.R. sponsored 2-Day National Conference on “Status of Biodiversity in India 2010-11” on 10-11 December 2011.


b) Department is having S.G.B.A.U. recognized Research Laboratory.


c) Department is having nice botanical garden with green-net house.


d) Department carries out handsome number of innovative activities both co-curricular and extracurricular.


e) Department was adjudged Best Performing Department equivalent to National Level Quality by Peer team of NAAC during first cycle of Accreditation.


f) Eminent scientists and academicians of national and international repute visited the department and gave positive remarks.

Prof S. B. Thorat Faculty Profile
Prof S. N. Ingole Faculty Profile