एम.व्ही.पी. समाजाचे

के. टी. एच. एम. महाविद्यालय

(के.आर.टी. कला, बी.एच. वाणिज्य, ए.एम. विज्ञान महाविद्यालय.)

MVP SAMAJ'S

K.T.H.M. COLLEGE, Nashik

(K.R.T. Arts, B.H. Commerce and A.M. Science College.)

Botany Department Profile

 

1.      Name of the Department : Botany

 

2.         Year of Establishment :          1969                           

 

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

 

UG

PG

Research

Other

B.Sc.

M.Sc

M.Phil. Ph.D.

Additional 10 credit courses for PG students

·      Human Rights and Value Education

·      Internet Cyber Security

·      Skill Development : Renewable Energy

           

4.         Names of Interdisciplinary Courses and the departments/units involved : NIL

 

5.         Annual/Semester/Choice Based Credit System (Programme wise):

Annual

Semester

Credit  System

   As Per Rule and Regulation of S.P.P.U

F.Y.B.Sc.

S.Y./T.Y.B.Sc., M.Sc.

M.Sc.

M.Phil, Ph.D.

 

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

            Faculty of the department contributes in conducting a course Fundamentals of Botany of F.Y. B.Sc. of Biotechnology department.

 

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:

 

Sanctioned

Filled

Teaching Posts

15

11*

* Out of Total filled post: 03 Associate Professor and 08 Assistant Professor

 

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

Name

Qualification

Designation

Specialization

No. of Years of

Experience

No. of Ph.D.

Students

Guided

Dr. M.D. Sonawane M.Sc., B,Ed Ph,D, Associate Prof. Angiosperm Taxonomy 26 -

Mr. B. D. Bhoknal

M.Sc. D.H.E, M.Phil

Associate Prof.

Bryophytes

31

-

Dr. V.B. Kadam

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Associate Prof.

Plant Physiology

14

03

Dr.  V. B. Sonawane

M.Sc., B.Ed., MPhil.,Ph.D.

Assistant Prof.

Mycology

10

-

Dr. D.S. Khandbahale

M.Sc., B.Ed., SET, Ph.D.

Assistant Prof.

Angiosperm Taxonomy

06

-

Mrs. S.V. Deore

M.Sc., B.Ed., M.Phil, NET-JRF

Assistant Prof.

Angiosperm Taxonomy

06

-

Dr. S.B. Jadhav M.Sc., B.Ed.,Ph.D. Assistant Prof. Plant Biotechnology 03 -

Mrs. N.S. Rayte

M.Sc.

Assistant Prof.

Angiosperm Taxonomy

02

-

Mr. R. C. Gaykhe M.Sc., M.Phil. Assistant Prof. Angiosperm Taxonomy 02 -

Dr. M.G. Bhagwat

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

Assistant Prof.

Angiosperm Taxonomy

04

-

Mrs. S.C. Bidve

M.Sc., M.Phil., SET

Assistant Prof.

Plant Biotechnology

01

-

 

11.       List of Senior Visiting Faculty:

Name

Designation

Area of Research/Expertise

 Dr. R.S. Saler

Associate Prof.

Plant Pathology

 Dr. S.G. Kotwal

  Associate Prof.

Aeromycology

 Dr. S.S.Kamble

  Assistant Prof.  Angiosperm Taxonomy

 

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

Programme

Total Workload of Department

Total workload of  Permanent Faculty

Lectures Delivered by Temporary Faculty

Practical Classes Handled by Temporary Faculty

No.

%

No.

%

B.Sc.

242

180

21

8.67

41

17.08

M.Sc.

80

10

22

10.71

48

71.42

 

13.       Student -Teacher Ratio (Programme wise)

Level

Class

Number of Teachers

Student –Teacher Ratio

UG

B.Sc. Students Strength FY/4+SY/3+TY)

(275/4+209/3+68) = 207

12

17:1

PG

M.Sc Students Strength (Part-I+ Part-II)

(30+28) = 58

06

10:1

14.       Number of Academic Support Staff (technical), Administrative Staff; Sanctioned & Filled

Number of Support Staff (Lab Assistant and Lab Attendant)

 

Sanctioned

Filled

Lab Assistant

01

01

Lab Attendants

03

03

15.       Qualifications of Teaching Faculty with DSc/D.Litt/Ph.D/MPhil/PG.

Qualifications of Teaching Faculty

Ph.D.

M. Phil.

PG with SET/NET

PG

04

05

02

01

            Note:  Some M.Phil./ Ph.D. degree holders have also cleared NET/SET

 

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

Name of the Faculty

Title of Project

Name of Funding Agency

Grant Received (Rs)

Status (Minor/ Major)

Dr. R.S. Saler

Rhizosphere mychoflora of Nashik District.

UGC

2014-17

929800

Major

Dr. V.B. Sonawane

Studies on Ethnobotanical and some Medicinal Plants from Trimbakeshwar Taluka District Nashik (MS), India.

BCUD 2016-18

170000

Minor

Total

10,99,800

 

 

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

Name of the Faculty

Title of Project

Name of Funding Agency

Grant Received (Rs)

Status (Minor/ Major)

Dr. V.B. Kadam

Isolation and Characterization of some Glycoside with Antioxidative Properties and Polypeptide from Marine Plants.

UGC

2015

105000

Minor

·                     DBT Star College Scheme:

Name of the Department

Heads of Expenditure

Name of Funding Agency

Grant Received (Rs)

Botany

Equipment, Excursions, Visits, Mini Projects etc.

Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi

847241

 

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

·                     SPPU, Pune recognized Research Center for M.Phil. and Ph.D.

Name of the Recognized Research Guide

M.Phil./ Ph.D.

No of Ph.D. students Guided

No of M.Phil students Guided

Completed

Ongoing

Completed

Ongoing

Dr. R.S. Saler

M.Phil./ Ph.D.

06

01

-

-

Dr. P.P. Ahire

M.Phil./ Ph.D.

01

-

02

-

Dr. V.B. Kadam

M.Phil./ Ph.D.

03

03

02

01

Dr. M.D. Sonawane

M.Phil./ Ph.D.

-

-

-

02

Total

10

4

6

03

 

·                    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Associated Research Guide :

Name of the Recognized Research Guide

M.Phil./ Ph.D.

No of Ph.D. students Guided

No of M.Phil students Guided

Completed

Ongoing

Completed

Ongoing

Dr. S.I. Patel

M.Phil./Ph.D.

01

01

-

01

Dr. K.N. Gaikwad

M.Phil./ Ph.D.

-

01

-

-

Dr. A.M. Bhosale

M.Phil.

-

-

-

02

Dr. N.B. Pawar

M.Phil.

-

-

-

01

Dr. A.S. Wable

M.Phil.

-

-

-

01

Dr. M.S. Khyade

M.Phil.

-

-

-

02

Dr. R.D. Borse

M.Phil.

-

-

-

01

Dr. M.B.Waman

M.Phil.

-

-

-

02

Dr. S.G. Auti

M.Phil.

-

-

-

02

Dr. T.D. Nikam

M.Phil.

-

-

01

-

Dr. R.K. Aher

M.Phil.

-

-

-

01

 

Total

1

2

1

13

 

19.       Publications :

Name of the Faculty

Research Papers

Total Publication

Books

Edited Book

Total Citation

H Index

Impact Factor

International

National

Proceeding

Dr. S.G. Kotwal

10

-

-

10

-

-

-

-

-

Dr. R.S. Saler

50

-

-

50

01

-

74

05

-

Dr. P.P. Ahire

09

03

-

12

-

-

18

02

 

M.V. Mali

03

-

-

03

-

-

-

-

-

Dr. M.D. Sonawane

11

-

-

11

-

-

-

-

-

Dr. V.B. Kadam

51

10

05

66

10

01

80

05

-

Dr. V.B. Sonawane

07

-

-

07

-

-

06

01

-

Dr. D.S. Khandbahale

05

-

-

05

-

-

-

-

-

S.V. Deore

10

03

-

13

-

-

-

-

-

M.G. Bhagwat

08

-

01

09

-

-

-

-

-

Total

164

16

06

187

11

01

-

-

-

 

20.       Areas of consultancy and income generated:

·                     Department has expertise in the plant identification, they help to the Students of Pharmacy  and Science College for Identification of Plants.

·                     NAAQM: National Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Project run by the departmental faculty from last Fifteen years as per the guideline laid down by Central Pollution Control Board and Maharashtra Pollution Control Board

 

21.       Faculty as members in

            a) National Committees b) International Committees c) Editorial Boards:

Name of the Faculty

National/International/Other Committee/Editorial Board

Dr. R.S. Saler

Editorial Board, Bionano Frontier, Mumbai

Dr. V.B. Kadam

Co- Editorial –International Journal of Bionano Frontier , Bombay

National Advisory Board –International Journal of Plant Archives , Muzaffar nagar (U.P.) 

Associate Editor – National Journal of Life Sciences Bulletin , Satna , M.P.

 National Advisory Board –National Journal of Biosciences Discovery Jalana  Maharashtra

Editorial Board Member – Scholarly and Academic Research Journal of Biosciences and Medicines

Editorial Board Member – The International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Biosciences

Editorial Board Member – Indian Horticulture Journal, Srinagar, Kashmir

Editorial Board Member –Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Research

 Editorial Board Member –Journal of Drug Discovery and Therapeutics

Associate Editor – International Journal of Pharmaceutics and Drugs Analysis

Board Member – International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Science

Editorial Board Member, World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Editorial Board Member, World Journal of Pharmacy and Biotechnology

Editorial Board Member- SARJ of Bioscience and Medicine

Editorial Board Member- Arts and Science Research

Fellowship/ Life Membership of Society of Sciences F.S.Sc.

Fellowship/ Life Membership of Society of Life Sciences F.S.L.Sc.

Fellowship/ Life Membership of Society of Environmental Sciences F.S.E.Sc.

Life Member of Pharma Research Laboratory

Editorial Advisory Board Member –International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology , Millia College, Beed

Dr. V. B. Sonawane

Member, Admission Committees

Dr. M. D. Sonawane

Member, Time table Committee

D. S. Khandbahale

Member, Admission Committee

Member, Internal Quality Assurance Cell

 

22.       Student Projects :

a)      Percentage of students who have done in-house projects including inter departmental/programme :              100% (M.Sc. II Year)

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

Name of Faculty

Awards/Recognitions

Year

Dr. D.S. Khandbahale

Nature Reflection Award in Wildlife Photography Competition and Exhibition on 24/02/2017 in A’Nagar College, Ahmadnagar

2017

Dr .V. B. Kadam

 

·         Certificate of  Merit 2011-2012 for Publication of Books

·         Certificate of  Merit 2011-2012 for Publication of Research Papers in National and International Journals.

·         Certificate of  Best Research Paper “Determination of Soluble Extractive of some Medicinal Plants of Genus Sesbania International Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Life, 2013, Vol.1 (2) : 81-83,  ISSN- 2321-5038.

·         Certificate of Best Research Paper “ Estimation of Chlorophyll Content of some Medicinal Plants of Genus – Terminallia of Maharashtra “ International Journal of Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research , 2(5): 494-497 ISSN : 2321-3760 [ IF – 4.402]

·         Certificate of Best Research Paper “Estimation of Chlorophyll Content of some Medicinal Plants of Genus Terminalia of Marathwada region in Maharashtra”.2014, 2(5) : 634-637. ISSN – 2321-3760.

·         Certificate of Best Research Paper “Biochemical Evaluation of Ash Value of some Medicinal Plants of Genus Terminalia (Combretaceae) of Marathwada region in Maharashtra.” International Journal of Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research ,2015, 3(2): 801- 4805 ISSN : 2321-3760 [ IF – 4.402]

·         Certificate of Best Research Paper “Determination of Soluble Extractives of some Medicinal Plants of Genus Terminalia (Combretaceae) of Marathwada region in Maharashtra.”International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Bioscience, 2015, 1(4)

2012

2012

 

2013

 

 

 

 

2014

 

 

 

 

2014

 

 

 

2015

 

 

 

 

2015

 

·                     University Rank Holder Students

 

Year

University Rank Holders

UG/PG

Rank

2011

Sonali Vishnu Deore

PG

4

2011

Nishidandha Subhanandan Ghule

PG

5

2011

Trupti Prabhakar Nikam

PG

8

2012

Sukanya Vijayn Panikar

UG

22

2012

Seema Dilip Bhavsar

UG

23

2012

Shweta Nandakumar Burude

UG

82

2012

Chandrashila C. Gaikwad

PG

1*

2015

Shazeen Mohammad Khan

UG

3

2015

Meghana Gautam Jadhav

UG

4

2015

Ujwala Runja Kukade

UG

10

2015

Shweta Nandkumar Burhade

PG

1**

2015

Chetan Sharad Sanap

PG

3

2015

Kalyani Rajendra Gunjal

PG

4

2015

Meena Narpat Singh

PG

8

* Dr. V.D. Vartak Prize of Rs 1300     **Late Dr. T.S. Mahabale Gold Medal

 

·                     Corpus Fund ( Toppers Scheme) of College

 

Name of Student

Class

Year

Amount

Manisha Dattatreya Patil

M.Sc.

2011-12

1000

Minakshi Dilip Patil

M.Sc.

2012-13

1000

Shweta Nandkumar Burhade

M.Sc.

2013-14

1000

Ashwini Prakash Chaudhari

M.Sc.

2014-15

1000

Shazeen Mohammad Khan

M.Sc.

2015-16

1000

 

24.       List of Eminent Academicians and Scientists visited to the department

·                     Dr. S.S. Gadekar (Head, Dept. of Botany, Garware College, Pune)

·                     Smt. Jui Pethe (Environmentalist, Nashik)

·                     Dr. B.M. Gaikar (Head, dept. of Botany, Ahemednagar College)

·                     Dr. Virendra Sheathy (Professor, IIT, Pawai, Mumbai)

·                     Dr. V.B. Gaikwad (Director, BCUD, SPPU, Pune)

 

25.       Seminars/Conferences/Workshops organized  and the source of funding: NIL

 

 

26.       Student Profile Programme/Course wise :

Name of the Course/Programme

Applications

Received

Selected

Enrolled

Pass Percentage

*M

*F

UG

UG:2011-12

22

22

2

20

86.36

UG:2012-13

33

33

10

23

54.54

UG:2013-14

34

34

19

16

71.42

UG:2014-15

30

30

13

18

86.66

UG:2015-16

48

47

15

32

53.19

UG:2016-17

68

68

43

25

67.00

PG

PG:2011-12

84

20

5

15

94.73

PG:2012-13

74

19

3

16

76.47

PG:2013-14

97

19

6

13

85.00

PG:2014-15

59

19

4

15

82.00

PG:2015-16

87

29

10

19

64.20

PG:2016-17

124

30

2

28

80.00

*M = Male   *F = Female         *RA = Result awaited

27.       Diversity of Students

Name of the

Course

% of students from the same state

% of students from other States

% of students from abroad

UG

100%

-

-

PG

100%

-

-

 

28.       How many students have cleared National and State Competitive Examinations such as NET, SET, GATE, Civil Services, Defense Services, etc.?

Examination

NET

SET

Other

GATE

Students

02

03

11

01

 

29.       Student progression

Student Progression

Against % enrolled

UG to PG

50%

PG to M.Phil.

50%

PG to Ph.D.

25%

Ph.D. to Post-Doctoral

-

Employed

•   Campus Selection

•    Other than Campus Recruitment

05%

10%

Entrepreneurship/Self-employment

10%

 

 

30.       Details of Infrastructural Facilities

a) Departmental Library

No. of Books:155, No of Journals:15

b) Internet facilities for Staff & Students:

3 Nodes

c) Class rooms with ICT facility

02 Classrooms

d) Laboratories

03 (UG Lab, PG Lab, Research Lab)

 

31.       Number of students receiving financial assistance from college, university, Government or other agencies 

·                     An average of 60% students gets financial assistance from Central/State Government agencies in the form of Scholarship/Free ship.

·                     One Student working under the NAAQM Project and receiving financial assistance Rs. 8000 per month.

·                     Two students of the department are working under Earn and Learn.

·                     Fourteen Students receiving the scholarship from SPPU University for M.Phil, and one student receiving the scholarship from SPPU University for Ph.D.

 

Name of the Students

Amount Received per month

Year

Agency

Manjushree G. Bhagwat

14000

2013-16

UGC Project Fellow

Nishigandha S. Ghule

6000

2014-17

SPPU Pune

Sonali Vishnu Deore

3000

2014-16

SPPU Pune

Rahul Chandrakant Gaykhe

3000

2014-16

SPPU Pune

Kalyani Anil Mahamane

3000

2014-16

SPPU Pune

Yadnyaaseny Dilip Nikam

3000

2014-16

SPPU Pune

Mangala Ramchandra Kapadi

3000

2015-17

SPPU Pune

Kavita Sarjerao Dhamale

3000

2015-17

SPPU Pune

Rohini Prashant Deshmukh

3000

2015-17

SPPU Pune

Subhash Nanasaheb Varpe

3000

2015-17

SPPU Pune

Anup Dashrath Padwal

3000

2015-17

SPPU Pune

Subhash Lahanbhau Kakad

3000

2015-17

SPPU Pune

Vishal Subhash Gulve

3000

2015-17

SPPU Pune

Kavyashri Bhalchandra Joshi

3000

2015-17

SPPU Pune

Ashwini Ashok Aher

3000

2015-17

SPPU Pune

Manish Dnyaneshwar Kakade

3000

2015-17

SPPU Pune

 

·                     Financial Assistance Received by students from S.P. Pune University

Name of Scholarship

Year

UG/PG

Total students

Amount Received

Krantijyoti Savitribai Phule

Scholarship

2015-16

PG

01

5000

2016-17

PG

01

5000

Gunvant Scholarship

2013-14

UG

02

12000

2014-15

PG

04

18000

2015-16

UG

01

12000

2015-16

PG

07

18000

2016-17

PG

03

18000

Rajashri Shahu Maharaj

Scholarship

2015-16

PG

03

18000

2016-17

PG

01

18000

Aarthik Durbal Ghatak Scholarship

2013-14

PG

01

6000

2014-15

PG

01

6000

2015-16

PG

02

6000

2016-17

UG

01

3000

2016-17

PG

01

6000

·                     Seven Students receiving the Scholarship from Mahindra Finance.

Name of the Students

Year

Amount Received

Agency

Setavi Somnath Katare

2015-16

10000

Mahindra Finance

Ganesh Nivrutti Musale

2015-16

10000

Mahindra Finance

Suresh Vishwas Albad

2015-16

10000

Mahindra Finance.

Umesh Namdeo Jadhav

2015-16

10000

Mahindra Finance.

Nikita Dattatray Khambekar

2015-16

10000

Mahindra Finance.

Pranali Baburao Rupwate

2015-16

10000

Mahindra Finance.

Manisha Yogendra Singh

2015-16

10000

Mahindra Finance.

 

32.       Details on student Enrichment Programmes (Special Lectures/ Workshops/ Seminar)  with External Experts :

Year

Title/Type of Programme

Names of Resource Person(s) (External)

 

2013

Bio-diversity

Jui Pethe, Environmentalist, Nashik

2013

Special lecture

K.M. Khalkar, Associate Professor, Nashik

2014

NET/SET

Dr. S. S. Gadekar, Head, Dept. of Botany, Garware College, Pune

2015

Special Lecture

Dr. B.M. Gaikar, Head, Dept. of Botany, Ahemednagar College

2016

Ecology

Dr. Virendra Sheathy, Professor, IIT, Pawai, Mumbai

 

·                     T.Y.B.Sc.  Study Tour to NHRDF, Nashik

33.       Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning

·         ICT Enabled Teaching                               Research Projects to the students

·         Use of Teaching aids                                 Computer Based Activities

·         Study Tours and Outreach                                     Open Book Tests

Programmes                                               Seminar

·         PPT Presentation                                        Assignments

 

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

Year

Description of extension Activity

Date

2011-12

Creating Environmental awareness and conservation of plants, under this activity our department has distributed medicinially important plant Tinospora cardifolia (Gulvel) to common people

Botanical Garden, K.T.H.M. Colege, Nashik, December 2011

Lecture by Dr. M.D. Sonawane to Vidnyan Manch

Botany Lab.; 2011

Referee for Ph.D. (Kadam V.B.) Mr. Dinesh Vigiri- Dr.BabasahebAmbedkarMarathwada University, Aurngabad

June , 2011

2012-13

Tree plantation programme

Talegaon and Anjaneri; 14/07/2012

Lecture by Dr. M.D. Sonawane to Vidnyan Manch

Botany Lab.; 2012

2013-14

Lecture Delivered by Dr. D.S. Khandbhale in Sarada Kanya Vidhyalay, Pethe Highchool on the occasion of Inogration of Vidnyan Chand Mandal

05/08/2013

21/08/2013

 

Environmental Awareness and Cleanliness drive at angeneri hills

August 2013

Resource Person (Kadam V.B.) State level Workshop on “ Biological Instrumentation Techniques” department of Botany , Arts , Commerce and Science College , Dindori

26 and 27 /02/ 2014

 

Referee for Ph.D. (Kadam V.B.) Mrs. Indralata P. Bhagat    Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj University , Nagpur

25/06/2013

(Kadam V.B.) Expert in zonal level AVISHKAR -2014 to examine posters / models in Agriculture and Animal Husbandry category

01/10/2014

2014-15

Lecture Delivered by Dr. D.S. Khandbhale in DPS on the occasion of Inauguration of Vidnyan Chand Mandal

13/09/2014

Resource Person (Kadam V.B.) State level seminar on “Integration of Environment for Sustainable Future and Human Health” department of Life Science , K.P.G.Arts, Commerce and Science College , Igatpuri

16 & 17/1/2015.

Swachta Abhiyan at MVP and KTHM College, Campus, Nashik

02/10/ 2014

Lectures were delivered by Dr. P.P. Aher , Prof. D.N. Shinde and Dr. M.D. Sonawane in DST sponsored Inspire program for std XII students

16.12.2014

Environmental Awareness and Cleanliness drive at angeneri hills

August 2014

2015-16

Environmental Awareness and Cleanliness drive at angeneri hills

December 2015

Department has involved in Anjeneri Tourist Sensitization Drive with Juhi Pethe and Other colleges at anjeneri hills.

30.07.2015

Lecture delivered by Dr. D.S. Khandbhale to the Homi Bhaba Olympiad exam students on plant diversity

Dec 2015

Tree Plantation Program on the occasion of environmental Day in KTHM College Campus, Nashik

01/07/2015

Resource Person-(Kadam V.B.) State level Seminar on “Interdisciplinary aspect of Biodiversity and conservation of natural resources” department of Botany , Smt. Pushpatai Hiray Arts,Commerce and Science Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Malegaon –camp , Nashik

 29/01/2016.

Resource Person- (Kadam V.B.) State level Seminar on “Waste Management : Domestic, Medical, Industrial and E- Waste” department of Chemistry , K.P.G. Arts, Commerce and Science College , Igatpuri

 04 & 05/02/2016

2016- 17

Tree plantation (150 seedlings planted )

01/07/ 2016

Environment Day - College campus cleaning

05 /06/2016

Resource Person- (Kadam V.B.)State level Seminar on “Strategies for environmental protection and biodiversity management” organized by department of Life Science , K.P.G.Arts, Commerce and Science College , Igatpuri

30 & 31 / 12 / 2016

 

35.       SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans

·         Strengths

·         Well Qualified and Experienced staff

·         Modern Infrastructure and well Equipped Laboratories

·         Well Established Botanical Garden with Medicinal Plants

·         Sophisticated Research Instruments

·         Research Guides are available in diverse area of Botany

.          K.T.H.M. College Herbarium

·         Weaknesses

·         Lack of Certificate and Diploma Courses

·         Opportunities

·         Competitive Examination viz. MPSC/UPSC

                             .          Forest Department
                             .          Biofuel Industries
                             .          Biofertilizer Industries
                             .          Herbal Medicine Industries
                             .          Floriculture
                             .          Mushroom Industries
                             .          Cosmeceuticals and Neutraceuticals
                             .          Nursery Development & Management
                             .          Polyhouse Technology
                             .          Research

·         Challenges

·         Conservation and awareness about plants and to motivate students for sustainable use of natural resources.

·         Future plan

·         To develop e-herbarium

                             .          To increase the stock of Herbarium and Seed Bank
                             .          To submit Research Proposal to UGC, DBT etc.
                             .          To organize Seminar, Workshop, Conferences
                             .          To start Diploma/Certificate Courses in  
                                           .            Tissue Culture
                                           .            Mushroom Technology
                                           .            Nursery development

 

 

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