Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur

Marching Towards Excellence

Department of Botany

Name of Department

BOTANY

Year of establishment

1958

Head of Department

PROF V N PANDEY

Sanctioned Teaching Post

Professors (O)

Professors (CAS)

Associate professor

Assistant professor

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JRF

2

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5

12

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Presently Working

Professors (O)

Professors (CAS)

Associate professor

Assistant professor

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6

Course Available

COURSES

SEATS

ADMITTED

GC

OBC

SC

ST

Minority

BSc

120

120

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MSc

50

50

 

 

 

 

  

PhD

41

14

8

2

3

1

  

Major achievements of the Department in last 5 years

1.      Organised UGC Short term course in Plant, Medicine and Health 1-7th Sep. 2012.

2.      DST workshop  Sensitization of Women Scientist Research Scholars, 13th Aug. 2012

3.      Organised 36th Indian Botanical Society Annual Conference, 18-20 Oct, 2013

4.      Organised UGC Refresher courses in Life Sciences in Sept,2014

5.      Organised UGC Short term course in Soil: A Renewable Resource? 14-20th Nov. 2014

6.      Prof AK Srivastava Memorial lectures 2014 Prof Prof N K Dubey, BHU, Varanasi

7.      Prof K S Bhargava Memorial lecture 2014, Prof LMS Palani, Advisor, State council, Uttarakhand.

8.      Prof AK Srivastava Memorial lectures 2015 Prof Veena Agrawal, Delhi University.

9.      Prof K S Bhargava Memorial lecture 2015 Prof N K Dubey, BHU,Varanasi.

10.  Prof. HS Srivastava Memorial Lecture (Supported by Society for PHSSFSS), 2015

11.  Prof AK Srivastava Memorial lecture 2016 Prof N K Dubey, BHU, Varanasi.

12.  Prof K S Bhargava Memorial lecture 2016 by Prof A K Tripathi, Director, CIMAP.

13.  Organised UGC Refresher courses in Life Sciences on Plants: Form & Function in Jan, 2016

14.  Foreign visit by Prof V N Pandey (USA) in July 15-31,International Trade Centre,Savaanah,Georgia,USA 2016

15.  Foreign visit by Prof R P Shukla (France) in 2016

16.  Short term course on IPR, GI and IM, 22-23 Mar, 2017, sponsored by UPCAR.

17.  Prof AK Srivastava Memorial lecture on 2017 by Prof A K Pandey, Delhi University.

18.  Prof K S Bhargava Memorial lecture 2017 by Prof SK Barik, Director, NBRI,Lucknow.

19.  Lecture by Prof N K Dubey, BHU,Varanasi on World Biodiversity Day, with BGCI, 22 May, 2017.

20.  Prof Atul Ramakant Mehta Memorial lecture 31 July, 2017 by Prof Anupam Dikshit,Allahabad University

Future plans

·         Up gradation of infrastructure of the department including classrooms, labs, library, store, herbarium etc.

·         Up gradation of research facilities of the research labs and quality research.

·         Upgradation, facilities and protection of Educational and Research Botanical Garden (ERGB).

·         Quality teaching of UG/PG and research course work.

·         Up gradation of Department through Financial assistance ie. FIST, DSA, CAS through State and Central Government.

·         Coordination and integration of Departmental Quality research through our PG, PhD and Doctoral researches with other National Institutes, Universities in India as well as South-East Asian countries and abroad.

Faculty details

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Name

Mobile

Specialization

email

1

PROF V N PANDEY

9450885374

Plant Resource Utilization, Nutraceuticals, Plant Diversity, Ethno botany, Conservation

vnpgu@yahoo.co.in

2

PROF MALVIKA SRIVASTAVA

9450129022

Stress Physiology, n fixation

 

3

PROF POOJA SINGH

9415083883

Post-harvest biology and management by botanicals

pooja.ddu@gmail.com

4

DR YESHWANT SINGH

9415971310

Phycology

 

5

DR A K DWIVEDI

9451695331

Env. pollution and management

 

6

PROF R P SHUKLA

9838523132

forest ecology and diversity