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DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY (U.G. & P.G.)

1. Name of the department : - Botany

2. Year of Establishment : - 1992 -1993

3. Names of Programmes / Courses offered (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D,

Integrated Masters; Integrated Ph.D etc.):-

a. UG (B.Sc.)

b. PG (M.Sc.-Botany)

c. Ph.D. (Botany)

4. Names of Interdisciplinary courses and the departments/units involved:- Nil

5. Annual/ semester/choice based credit system (programme wise)

a. Semester – UG (B.Sc.)

b. CBCS – PG (M.Sc.-Botany)

c. Annual – Ph.D. (Botany)

6. Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments:-

Ψ Students of the Department participate in the Certificate Course in Vermiculture conducted by Department of Zoology.

7. Courses in collaboration with other universities, industries, foreign

institutions, etc. : - Nil

8. Details of courses/programmes discontinued (if any) with reasons : - Nil.

9. Number of Teaching posts

Posts

Sanctioned

Filled

Professors

Nil

Nil

Associate Professors

02

02

Assistant Professors

02

0

10. Faculty profile with name, qualification, designation, specialization,

(D.Sc./D.Litt. /Ph.D. / M.Phil. etc.,)

Name of the Faculty Member

Qualification

Designation

Specialization

No. of Years of Experience

No. of Ph.D Students guided for the last 4 Years

Dr. M.M.

Dhore

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

Associate Professor

Plant Taxonomy

UG – 22 Years

PG – 14 Years

02

Dr. S.M.

Deosthale

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

Assistant Professor

Plant Physiology

UG – 20 Years

PG – 14 Years

Nil

11. List of senior visiting faculty :- Nil

12. Percentage of lectures delivered and practical classes handled (programme wise) by temporary faculty : -

2013-14 : UG – 11 %

PG – 40 %

13. Student -Teacher Ratio (programme wise) :-

UG – 135 :3

PG – 6 : 5

14. Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff; sanctioned and filled : -

Sanctioned – 02 Filled – 02

a. Shri. R.B.Fedujwar b. Shri. A.M.Dhore

15. Qualifications of teaching faculty with D. Sc/ D. Litt/ Ph. D/ M Phil/PG. :-

Ph.D. – 03 faculty

16. Number of faculty with ongoing projects from a) National b) International funding agencies and grants received.

01 (One) – National funding agency – University Grants Commission, New Delhi. – Total amount received Rs. 6,52,800/-

17. Departmental projects funded by DST-FIST; UGC, DBT, ICSSR, etc. and total grants received

Dr. M.M.Dhore - Ongoing Major Research Project funded by UGC – Grant received Rs. 6,52,800/-

18. Research Centre /facility recognized by the University: -

Botany laboratory has been recognized as Research Lab. by S.G.B. Amravati University, Amravati.

19. Publications:

* a) Publication per faculty

* Number of papers published in peer reviewed journals (national /

international) by faculty and Students

Name

Number of papers

National / International Journal

a. Dr. M.M.Dhore

14

National & International Journal

b. Dr. S.M.Deosthale

08

National & International Journal

c. P.S.Lachure

06

National & International Journal

· Number of publications listed in International Database (For Eg: Web of Science, Scopus, Humanities International Complete, Dare Database, - International Social Sciences Directory, EBSCO host, etc.)

  • Monographs

· Chapter in Books

· Books Edited

· Books with ISBN/ISSN numbers with details of publishers

Dhore M.M., Lachure P.S., Gawande P.D. (2011).

Trees of Vidarbha (A field guide to flowering trees in Vidarbha).

Paygun Prakashan, Amravati.

ISBN : 978-81-89839-44-4

· Citation Index

  • SNIP
  • SJR

· Impact Factor

  • h-index

20. Areas of consultancy and income generated :-

1) Faculty member has guided about plantation free of cost to various agencies.

2) Faculty members have guided farmers free of cost about plant diseases and problems related to the agricultural crops.

21. Faculty as members in

a) National committees b) International Committees c) Editorial Boards….

i) Dr. M.M.Dhore, Member Editorial Board –

International Journal of Life Sciences.

ii) Dr. M.M.Dhore, Member Peer Review Team –

International Journal Multilogic in Science.

ISSN: 2277-7261.

iii) Dr. S.M.Deosthale, Member Peer Review Team –

International Journal Multilogic in Science.

ISSN: 2277-7261.

22. Student projects

a) Percentage of students who have done in-house projects including inter

departmental/programme:-

Every student of Post Graduate department of Botany completed projects during their Sem- IV course. – 100%

b) Percentage of students placed for projects in organizations outside the

institution i.e.in Research laboratories/Industry/other agencies:- Nil

23. Awards/ Recognitions received by faculty and students.

Dr. M.M.Dhore, Dr. S.M.Deosthale recognized as Ph.D. supervisor in subject Botany in the faculty of Sciences of S.G.B. Amravati University, Amravati.

24. List of eminent academicians and scientists/ visitors to the department.

List of Visitors to the department of Botany.

1) Dr. D.S.Dhote, Dean, Faculty of Science, S.G.B.A. University, Amravati.

2) Prof. A.R.Kulkarni, Former Head, P.G. Department of Botany GVISH, Amravati.

3) Dr. Avinash Ade, Department of Botany, Dr. B.A.M. University, Aurangabad.

4) Prof. S.D.Bhusari, Former Head, P.G. Department of Botany GVISH, Amravati.

5) Dr. A.K.Pedhekar, Reader in Botany, J.M.Patel College, Bhandara.

6) Dr. L.P.Dalal, Reader in Botany, J.B.Science College, Wardha.

7) Dr. P.W.Deotare, Head, Deptt. of Botany, Shri. Shivaji Science College, Amravati.

8) Dr. D.G.Bhadange, Head, Deptt. of Botany, Shri. Shivaji Science College, Akola.

9) Dr. V.J.Tiwari, Department of Botany, J.M.Patel College, Bhandara.

10) Dr. C.M.Solanki, Deptt. of Botany, Ahilyabai Holkar University, Indore (M.P.).

11) Dr. Tayyab Saify, Department of Botany, Saifia College, Bhopal (M.P.).

25. Seminars/ Conferences/Workshops organized & the source of funding.

a) National :– Nil

b) International :– Nil

26. Student profile programme/course wise:

Name of the Course/programme

(refer question no. 4)

Applications received

Selected

Enrolled

*M *F

Pass percentage

U.G. (B.Sc.-I) Bio.

66

100 %

37 29

Sem.I – 53.00%

Sem.II – 51.00%

U.G. (B.Sc.-II) Bio.

49

100 %

25 24

Sem.III – 53.00%

Sem.IV – 55.00%

U.G. (B.Sc.-III) Bio.

20

100 %

06 14

Sem.V – 80.00%

Sem.VI – 95.00%

P.G. (M.Sc.II) Botany

06

100 %

02 04

Sem.III – 14.00%

Sem.IV – 100 %

27. Diversity of Students

Name of the Course

% of the Students from the same State

% of Students from other State

% of Students from abroad

UG

100%

Nil

Nil

PG

83%

17%

Nil

Ph.D.

100%

Nil

Nil

28. How many students have cleared national and state competitive

examinations such as NET, SLET, GATE, Civil services, Defense

services, etc? :- Nil

29. Student progression

Student Progression

Against % enrolled

UG to PG

Approximately - 50 %

PG to M.Phil.

--

PG to Ph.D

Approximately - 10 %

Ph.D to Post-Doctoral

--

Employed

  • Campus Selection
  • Other than Campus recruitment

--

Approximately - 05 %

Entrepreneurship/self employment

Approximately - 10 %

30. Details of Infrastructural facilities

a) Library :- Central as well as departmental library facility is available.

b) Internet facilities for Staff & Students :- For staff and students of department internet facility is available at central library, carrier councelling cell, computer science lab., English communication lab, etc.

c) Class rooms with ICT facility: - Facility of LCD Projector is available in college central library.

d) Laboratories: - UG - 01 Lab. ( 20 X 35 = 700 Sq. feet)

PG - 01 Lab. ( 20 X 30 = 600 Sq. feet)

Research (Ph.D.) - 01 Lab. (20 X 15 = 300 Sq. feet)

31. Number of students receiving financial assistance from college, university,

government or other agencies:- ------

32. Details on student enrichment programmes (special lectures / workshops /

seminar) with external experts :- Nil

33. Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning

Lecture and demonstration method, Questionnaire method, Evaluation method, use of Teaching aids, etc.

34. Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities -

Every year department organizes exhibition of Medicinal plants during college NSS Camp.

35. SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans

STRENGTH :

1) Recognized research laboratory.

2) Highly qualified and research oriented staff.

3) Well equipped UG and PG laboratories.

4) Botanical garden.

5) Ongoing One Major Research Project.

WEAKNESSES:

1) Research Journals are not available.

OPPORTUNITY :

1) Students became eligible to get admission to M.Sc. (Botany)

2) Students get opportunity to do research work for Ph.D.

CHALLENGES:

1) Admitted students are from rural area and it is difficult task to create Subject interest and to motivate them for research work.

FUTURE PLAN:

1) To organize Seminar/ Workshop etc.

2) To enhance research work for Ph.D.

3) Conservation of rare and endangered plant of local area.

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