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 :

            Bamboo Propagation and Management

            Ethanobotany

 

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

Semester

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:

          Our faculty members are actively engaged in teaching of  various topics related to the fundamental of botany of department of biotechnology. 

 

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

13

12

* Out of Total filled post: 01- Professor and  11- Assistant Professor

 

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

Name

Qualification

Designation

Specialization

No. of Years of

Experience

No. of M.Phil/ Ph.D.

Students

Guided

Dr.Shrikant M. Khalkar

(Head of Department)

       M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.      Associate Prof.            Mycology               33           --

Mr. R.K.Patil

M.Sc. Assistant Prof. Mycology 25 --

Dr. D.S. Khandbahale

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

Assistant Prof.

Angiosperm Taxonomy

08

--

Dr. S.V.Deore

M.Sc.,M.Phil.,NET

Ph.D.

Assistant Prof. Angiosperm Taxonomy 04 --
Mrs. N.S. Rayte M.Sc. M.Phil. Assistant Prof. Angiosperm Taxonomy 08 --
Dr..S.C.Bidve M.Sc., M.Phil.,Ph.D. SET Assistant Prof. Plant Biotechnology 07            --
Ms. S. R. Burade  M.Sc., SET, NET Assistant Prof. Angiosperm Taxonomy 03 --
Dr..S.M.Khan M.Sc., Ph.D.,SET, GATE Assistant Prof. Angiosperm Taxonomy 02           --
Mr.S.S.Shinde M.Sc. SET Assistant Prof. Angiosperm Taxonomy 01           --
Mrs.D.G.Nerkar M.Sc.,B.Ed.,SET Assistant Prof. Angiosperm Taxanomy 01           --
Dr.S.D.Shinde M.Sc.,Ph.D. B. Ed., SET Assistant Prof. Angiosperm Taxonomy 01           --
         

 

 

11.       List of Senior Visiting Faculty:

Name

Designation

Area of Research/Expertise

 Dr. R.S. Saler

Associate Prof.

Plant Pathology

 Pfof. M.V.Mali

  Associate Prof.

Angiosperm

 Dr. M.D.Sonawane

   Professor 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.

237

100

36

15.18

101

42.61

M.Sc.

96

20

08

8.33

68

70.83

 

13.       Student -Teacher Ratio (Programme wise)

Level

Class

Number of Teachers

Student –Teacher Ratio

UG

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

(244/4+ 148 /3+47) = 157

11

14.27

PG

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

(25+17) = 42

06

7

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

06

03

08

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 : NIL

Name of the Faculty

Title of Project

Name of Funding Agency

Grant Received (Rs)

Status (Minor/ Major)

 

 

 

 

 

         

17.  Departmental project funded by DST-FIST, UGC, DBT, ICSSR, Etc. and total grands received:

Name of the Faculty

Title of Project

Name of Funding Agency

Grant Received (Rs)

Status (Minor/ Major)

Dr. V.B. Sonawane

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

BCUD 2016-18

170000

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.V.B.Kadam

 M.Phil./Ph.D.             06

          01

            02          --

Dr. D.S.Khandbahale

 Ph.D.

--

03

--

--

 Dr. M.D.Sonawane

 M.Phil./ Ph.D.

            --            01              01           --
 Dr. R.S.Saler   Ph.D.             02

 

   

Total

08

05

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. K.N. Gaikwad

 Ph.D.

01

04

-

-

 
 Dr.S.I.Patel   Ph.D.             01

 

     

Dr. D. S. Borade

 Ph.D.   03      

Dr. S. A. Khairnar

 Ph.D.   03      

Dr. A. B. Pawar

 Ph.D.   03      

Dr. S. A. Andhale

 Ph.D.   03      

Dr. K.R. Khandare

 Ph.D.   01  

 

 

Dr. S. B. Jadhav

 Ph.D.   02      

Dr. V. B. Sonawane

 Ph.D.   03      

Dr. A. S. Jondhale

 Ph.D.   03      

Dr. M. T. Patil

 Ph.D. 01 02      
Dr. S. K. Shinde  Ph.D.   03  

 

 

Dr. M. R. Bhamare

 Ph.D.   03      
Dr. B. W. Chavare  Ph.D.  

03

     
Dr. S. S. Kamable  Ph.D.

 

02      
Dr. S. P. Chavan

 Ph.D.

  01      

Dr. R. K. Patil

 Ph.D.   00      

 

Total

03

       39      

 

19.       Publications :

Name of the Faculty

Research Papers

Total Publication

Books

Edited Book

Total Citation

H Index

Impact Factor

International

National

Proceeding

Dr. V.B. Kadam

120

35

08

163

13

01

196

09

-

              Dr. Shrikant                      M. Khalkar                15                     05                       02                       22                   03                    -                    10                     -                       -

Dr. D.S. Khandbahale

10

03

-

13

-

-

-

-

-

Mrs.S.V. Deore

03

-

-

03

-

-

-

-

-

Mrs.N.S.Rayate

                       02                     01                     -                   -                    -

-

-

-

-

          Dr..S.C.Bidve

                       06

                    02                   -                  -            -             -              -             -            -
          Dr. S.M.Khan

                       05

                -                -                 -                  01            -             -            -            -
          Dr. S.S.Shinde

                       03

                    02               -                 -              -              -             -            -           -

Total

164

                    48                       10                     201                  17             01              201            09  

 

20.       Areas of consultancy and income generated:

          *   Certain faculty members possess expertise in plant identification and verification. Students from different 

              Science , Pharmacy and Ayurveda Colleges visit for assistance with plant identification.

          * Our college oversees the National Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Project, and our faculty member is in

              charge of leading this initiative

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. 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

Editorial Board Member-Current Trends in Pharmacology and Clinical Trials

Editorial Board Member-International Journal of Botany and Research ISSN 2319-4456

Editorial Board Member-Research and Review: Journal of Botany (STM) 0- ISSN 2278 - 2222

Editorial Board Member-Academic Journal of Life Sciences – ISSN 2415-5217

Editorial Board Member-Universal Journal of Agricultural Research 

Editorial Board Member-Archives of Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Editorial Board Member-International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews

 Editorial Board Member- International Journal of  Life Science and Pharma 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

Academic Counselor  - Indira Gandhi National Open University Regional Centre –Pune.

Member, Programme Advisory Committee- YCMOU , Nashik

D. S. Khandbahale

Member, Admission Committee

Member, Internal Quality Assurance Cell

              Dr. Shrikant M. Khalkar Life Member, Indian Science Congress, Kolkata

 

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 .V. B. Kadam

Recognition Award – for outstanding academic contribution and achievements in the field of Life Sciences from Society of Life Sciences , Satna on 14/12/2019

2019

 Dr.V.B.Kadam

 Certificate of Appreciation (Best Research Paper)-“Antibacterial activity of leaves and bark of Aegiceras corniculatum L.”International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Bioscience, 2017, 6 (4) : 177-185 (ISSN: 2277-8713 , IF – 5.567)           2017

 

·                     University Rank Holder Students

 

Year

University Rank Holders

UG/PG

Rank

2016-17

Shazeen Mohammad Khan

PG

6

2016-17

 Wani Swati A.

PG

9

2016-17

 Dighe Jyoti Bhausaheb

PG

10

     2017-18  Monali Pawar                      PG

                   04

       

 

·                     Corpus Fund ( Toppers Scheme) of College

 

Name of Student

Class

Year

Amount

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

                      Dr. M.H.Parabia, Professor and Former Head, Dean, Dept. of Biosciences, S.G.University, Surat

                      Dr. A.B.Ade , Professor and Head, Dept. of Botany SPPU,Pune

                      Dr. Ashok Chavan, Professor and Head,Dept. of Botany, BAMU, Aurangabad

                      Dr. Arvind Dhabe , Professor , Dept. of Botany, BAMU, Aurangabad

                     Dr. Pramod Sharma , Principal , Science College, Shillod

                     Dr. R.T.Deshmukh , Principal , Deogiri College, Aurangabad

                     Dr. Milind Sardesai , Professor, Dept. of Botany , SPPU,Pune

                     Dr. D.S.Mukadam , Ex.Head and Professor, Dept. of Botany, BAMU,Aurangabad

                     Dr.Digambar Mokat , Professor, Dept. of Botany, SPPU, Pune

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

                          1) State level seminar of “Biodiversity Conservation-Present Scenario and Future Perspective” organized by

                             department of Botany, K.T.H.M.College, Nashik on 5-6 / 01/ 2018.(Funded by SPPU, Pune)

 

26.       Student Profile Programme/Course wise :

Name of the Course/Programme

Applications

Received

Selected

Enrolled

Pass Percentage

*M

*F

UG

UG:2017-18

68

68

25

38

61.42

UG:2018-19

48

48

15

33

 

UG:2019-20

54

54

19

35

 

UG:2020-21

62

62

23

39

95.16

UG:2021-22

89

89

38

51

85

UG:2022-23

24

24

08

16

43.47

                      UG 2023-24

                  47

               47       13        34  

PG

PG:2017-18

91

29

08

21

100

PG:2018-19

70

27

06

21

85.18

PG:2019-20

95

30

06

24

96.29

PG:2020-21

124

30

05

25

100

PG:2021-22

78

29

06

23

86

PG:2022-23

110

31

07

24

90

                      PG 2023-24                   94

               19

     06        13        -

*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

01

09

02

04

 

29.       Student progression

Student Progression

Against % enrolled

UG to PG

30%

PG to Ph.D.

07%

Ph.D. to Post-Doctoral

-

Employed

•   Campus Selection

•    Other than Campus Recruitment

05%

15%

Entrepreneurship/Self-employment

12%

 

 

30.       Details of Infrastructural Facilities

a) Departmental Library

No. of Books:260, No of Journals:10

b) Internet facilities for Staff & Students:

6 Nodes

c) 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.

* Four students receiving the  NET JRF scholarship from UGC and two students by  SPPU University for doing Ph.D.

 

Name of the Students

Amount Received per month

Year

Agency

Sonali Vishnu Deore

31000

2018-19

(JRF) UGC

Rahul Chandrakant Gaykhe

31000

2019-22

SPPU Pune

Sayali Ramesh Jadhav                  36000        2020-21

                    (JRF) UGC

 Ashok Chaudhari                  37000         2021-         Aug.,2023                     (JRF) UGC
 Vinod Balalji Thombare                   36000         2021- 22

                    (JRF)   UGC

 Akshay more

                  31000         2022-2023                     Mahajyoti
 
 
   

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

Name of Scholarship

Year

UG/PG

Total students

Amount Received

Krantijyoti Savitribai Phule

Scholarship

2017-18

PG

 

 

             2018-19    

 

             2019-20    

 

              2020-21    

 

              2021-22    

 

             2022-23      

  2023-24

PG

 

 

         

Gunvant Scholarship

2017-18

UG

 

 

2018-19

PG

 

 

2019-20

UG

 

 

2020-21

PG

 

 

2021-22

PG

 

 

Rajashri Shahu Maharaj

Scholarship

2017-18

PG

 

 

           2018-19      
           2019-20      
           2020-21      
           2021-22      

2022-23

PG

 

 

         

Aarthik Durbal Ghatak Scholarship

2013-14

PG

 

 

2014-15

PG

 

 

2015-16

PG

 

 

2016-17

UG

 

 

2016-17

PG

 

 

·                    

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

Year

Title/Type of Programme

Names of Resource Person(s) (External)

 

2017-18 Tissue Culture (Banana) Dr.Vasantrao B. Kadam , Dept. of Botany ,K.T.H.M.College, Nashik
2020-21 Recombinant DNA Technology Dr.A.B.Ade, Professor and Head, SPPU,Pune
2020-21 Techniques of Plant Identification Dr.S.R.Yadav, Professor and EX.Head, Shivaji University, Kolhapur

2021-22

   APG System

  Dr. Mandar Datar , Agarkar Research Institute, Pune 

         2021-22   Plant nomenclature

  Dr.Sharad S. Kambale, Asst. Prof.,Science college ,Trimbakeshwar

         2021-22   Fungal Diversity

 Dr.Kiran R. Randive ,, A.M.College,Hadpsar Pune

          2021-22 Medicinal Botany

  Dr.Digambar Mokat , Professor, Dept. of Botany, SPPU, Pune

2021-22 Intellectual Property Right

  Dr. Mrudula H. Bele, College of Pharmacy, Nashik

  2021-22 Mangrove diversity

  Dr. Shivanand S, Bhat, Professor, Dharwad University, Karnataka

  2021-22 Succulent Euphorbia

 Dr.Nilesh V. Malpure, Kopargaon College, Kopargaon

  2021-22  Tissue Culture

 Dr.Suman Parihar, JNV University, Jodhpur

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

33.       Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning

   ICT Enabled Teaching,     Research Projects to the students,   Use of various Teaching aids ,  Computer Based Activities,    Study Tours and Outreach Programmes , Industrial visits, Field and forest visits, Open Book Tests,   Seminars ,  PPT Presentation , Group discussions,  Assignments , Orals , etc.

 

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

Year

Description of extension Activity

Date

2017-18

 (DR.V.B.KADAM) -Referee for Ph.D.viva-voce exam-Miss.Manjiri Mukesh Deshpande – Dr.B.A.M.University , Aurangabad 

06/04/2018

(Dr.V.B.Kadam Resource Person)-State level seminar of “Boiodiversity Conservation-Present Scenario and Future Perspective” organized by department of Botany, K.T.H.M.College ,Nashik   06/01/2018
 (Dr.V.B.Kadam)Research Recognition Committee - Ahmednagar College, Ahmednagar

  26/02/2018

(Dr.V.B.Kadam)Research Recognition Committee - Prof.Ramkrishna more Arts,Comm. and  Science Research Recognition Committee -, Akurdi, Pune   23/06/2018
(Dr.V.B.KadamMember, Ph.D. Eligibility Comm.at Tuljaram Chaturchand College , Baramati   08/01/2018

 (Dr.V.B.Kadam Resource Person) -One day workshop on “Effective use of ICT in Teaching” organized by Arts ,Science and Comm. College, Saikheda

13/01/2018

     

2018-19

 (DR.V.B.KADAM) Rferee for Ph.D. viva-voce exam-Mr. Rajput Rajan - Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University,Aurangabad

25/02/2019

 (Dr.V.B.Kadam) Research paper presented in International conference on " Recent Advances in Life Sciences for Betterment of Environment and Human Health"organized by Dept. of Zoology , Govt. Holkar Science  College , Indore . ( Phytochemical Prifile of Aegle marmelos .) 14-15/12/2019 

 (DR.V.B.KADAM) Referee for Ph.D. viva-voce exam-Mr.Ashish G.Gulhane -Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University,Aurangabad

  July, 2018

 (DR.V.B.KADAM)-Referee for Ph.D. viva-voce exam-Miss. Pooja Vijaybhai Patel -  UKA Tarsadia University ,Bardoli , Surat ( Gujrat)

 2018
     2019-20

 (DR.V.B.KADAM)- Referee for Ph.D. viva-voce exam- Mr.ShaikhFaruk Shaik Karim- Dr.B.A.M. University,Aurangabad

 18/11/2019
  (Dr.V.B.Kadam Resource Person)- State level seminar on " Nanotechnology" organized by Department of Sciences , Arts , Comm. and Science College,Nandgaon 25/01/2020

2020-21

 (DR.V.B.KADAM)-Referee for Ph.D.viva-voce exam- Viredra Thongase - RashtrasantTukadojiMaharaj University,Nagapur

27/03/2021

 Majhi Vasundra Mitra by Environment and climate change department

03/01/2021

 (Dr.V.B.Kadam Resource Person)- Orientation proframme "GYAN GANGA" organized by P.G.Govt. College,Bundi ,Rajasthan

 

15/02/2021

(Dr.V.B.Kadam)Research Recognition Committee - C.T.Bora College, Shirur

02/03/2021

Research Recognition Committee -  Rayat Shikshan Sanstha's Science College, Kopargaon

2020

2021-22

 (DR.V.B.KADAM)-Referee for Ph.D. viva-voce exam-Miss. Jyoti Ghodke – Dr. B.A.M.University, Aurangabad 

10/03/2022

(Dr.V.B.Kadam)Subject Expert , Ph.D. Admission programme at H.P.T..College, Nashik

  19/04/2022

(Dr.V.B.Kadam)Subject Expert , Ph.D. Admission programme at L.V.H.College, Nashik

  01/02/2022

(Dr.V.B.Kadam) Research Recognition Committee - New Arts, Comm. and Science College Parner   25/09/2021
(Dr.V.B.Kadam)Research Recognition Committee - New Arts, Science and Comm. College, Ahmednagar   23/07/2021

 (DR.V.B.KADAM)-Referee for Ph.D. viva-voce exam-Kushwaha Pradeep Singh – S.R.T.M.University, Nanded  

16/12/2021

2022-23

 (DR.V.B.KADAM)- Referee for Ph.D.viva-voce exam.- Mr. Shrikant A. Taur - Dr. B.A.M.University, Aurangabad 

06/03/2023

 (DR.V.B.KADAM)- Referee for Ph.D.viva-voce exam.- Mr. Khaarat Vaijanath Vishwanath - SRTM University, Nanded

17/05/2022

 (DR.V.B.KADAM)- Pre-Ph.D. – Presentation of Mr. Atul Wagh , at L.V.H.College, Panchwati, Nashik

 26/07/2022

2023-24

(Dr.V.B.Kadam) Ph.D. Thesis received for evaluation- Pawar Gitanjali S.- SRTM University, Nanded

26/07/2023

(Dr.V.B.Kadam)-Thesis received for evaluation-Dudhate Balaji K.  .- SRTM University, Nanded

27/09/2023

( Dr.V.B.Kadam)- Online one day National workshop on "Skills for Research Paper writing and Publication" organised by Science College, Kille-Dharur (Beed) 25/10/2023

(Dr.V.B.Kadam) Three days faculty development programme on "Techno-padagogy and andragogy for active learning" organised by Maharashtra State Faculty Development Academy , Pune at K.T.H.M.College,Nashik

26/10/2023 to 28/10/2023

   (Dr.V.B.Kadam) Paper presented in International Conference on Sustainable Development - Collaborative innovation on research and community empowermen for sustainable development at Bali    03/11/2023

 

35.       SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans

·         Strengths

·         Highly skilled and seasoned personnel

·         Contemporary facilities and a fully equipped lab.

·         A firmly established botanical garden featuring medicinal flora.

·         Advanced research equipments.

·         Research mentors are accessible across various botany disciplines.

.          The department  includes a section dedicated to herbarium.

·         Weaknesses

·      Absence of certificate and diploma programs.

·         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

·         To promote plant conservation, raise awareness and encourage students to practice sustainable natural

           resource utilization.

·         Future plan

             To creat an electronic herbarium

      To increase the stock of Herbarium and Seed Bank

                                   To expand the collection of the herbarium and seed bank.
                             
                                  To propose research projects to UGC,DBT,DST and other funding agncies.
                            
                                  To arrange seminars, workshops and conferences.
                                  
                                  To initiate certificate programs in tissue culture and mushroom technology.

 

 
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