Botany

Botany

DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY

ABOUT

 

Department of Botany was established in the year 1968. The Department actively serves the society through dissemination of knowledge and training the younger generation through unique courses and offering training in frontier areas of Plant Sciences. The Department is well known for its major contributions in Cytogenetics, Forest Botany, Marine plant resource, Systematic Botany, Phyto Chemistry, Horticulture, Plant Nursery, Research Innovative Pedagogical learning process and also for running a postgraduate programme. The Department is also active in research and has well Established Laboratories and library  with significant number of books. The department also provides training to students and invites eminent scientists for delivering popular scientific talks very often. Department maintains a Botanical Garden with wide variety of rare plants exclusively from Eastern Ghats. Botanical Garden is Unique in its nature for maintaining variety of medicinal plants species belongs to Indian Traditional system of medicine.  The Department has Green House and well maintained biofertilizer unit and it has got special recognition in keeping the college campus clean & green. Apart from this department has distinction in having Patents in Phytochemistry and its alumni placed at various respectable positions all over the globe.

VISION

TO PROVIDE AN EXCELLENT AND INSPIRING LEARNING ENVIRONMENT AND MOULD THEM AS GOOD CITIZENS WITH COMPETENCE, CONSCIENCE AND COMPASSIONATE COMMITMENT

 

MISSION

  1. To Impart Education with Integral Formation Which Involves Academic Excellence, Social Commitment and Value Based Leadership
  2. To provide quality education in LifeSciences
  3. To undertake basic, strategic and applied research for generating reliable technologies for the advancement of plant science
  4. To develop human resources with hands on experience on basic and applied Plant Science


COURSES OFFERED

Department offers Undergraduate, Post Graduate Course & Ph.D. Interdisciplinary courses offered by the department are BZC (EM & TM), BTBC (EM) & MBBC (from the academic year 2021).

B.Sc Botany and Organic Farming Single major courses introduced from 2023-24.

Add-on certificate courseHorticulture Techniquesfrom 2014

Department Co Curriculum Activities:

Haritha Krishna Eco Club

Red Ribbon Club

Best Practices :

  1. Institution of Faculty Awards
  2. Distribution of medicinal Plants to urban slums of Visakhapatnam
  3. Growing herbal medicinal plants
  4. Recycling Plastics and Used Pens