India

20/06/2024 Thursday
Shri Gurudev Shikshan Prasarak Mandal's

Yeola, Dist. Nashik, Maharashtra, India, 423401

Introduction

Welcome to the Department of botany

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 On Behalf of the Botany Department, We welcome you all with the love that you deserve.

"Plants are the integral part of our life which gives us happiness,health and vitality."

Departmental Profile  

Department of Botany is established in the year 1991 with the efforts of the late Shri. Prabhakar Sarangdharsa Pahilwan, secretory of shree Gurudev Shikshan Prasarak Mandal Yeola. Department of Botany is one of the leading departments of Swami Muktanand College of Science Yeola Dist. Nashik, It conducts academic program at under graduate level with the support of four teachers who all are M.Sc. Ph.D.and Dr.Pachore M.V. who is Head of the department and associate professor and Ph.D.guide of SPPU Pune also.

Students are admitted based on the merit at T.Y B.Sc. Botany as per the rules and regulations of Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune. During the academic year the students learn various courses and also carry out small innovative projects.  

Salient Features of the Department 

1.     Department has highly qualified faculty.

2.     Department has organized various field experiments.

3.     Department has organized an Educational tour.

4.     The department has a well-equipped computer and WIFI connectivity within the department.

5.    Department has organized various students competition like poster presentation competitions, Flower rangoli                   competition,Science day competition and seminars.

Facilities

Facilities available in the Department (Infrastructure, Instruments, Equipment, Internet, Departmental Library etc.)

Infrastructure:

 

Sr.No.

Item

Quantity 

1

Cabin – Head of Department

 1

2

Practical  Laboratory

 

 

 

 

 

Major Equipment’s

Sr. No.

Name of the Equipment

Quantity

1.

Research Microscope

1

2.

Compound Microscope

13

3

Light Microscope

1

4

Autoclave

1

5

Electrophoresis apparatus

1

6.

Spectrophotometer

1

7.

Digital weighing balance

1

8.

pH Meter

1

9

High temp. Oven

1

10

Charts

40

11

Refrigerator

1

12

Computer with Internet Facility and Printer

1

13

LCD Projector

1

14

Cupboard

6

15

Showcase

1

17

Desk

1

18

Centrifuge machine

1

19

Inoculation chamber

1

20

Tables, Chairs & Stools

2+6 +30

 
Teaching Staff:

Sr. No

Name of Faculty

Designation

Qualification

Teaching Experience

1

          Dr. Pachore M. V.

Head & Associate Professor

 M.Sc. Ph.D.

    32  Yrs

2

          Dr. Datir R. B.

Assistant Professor

 M.Sc. B.Ed. Ph.D.

      30 Yrs

3

          Dr. Patale S. W.  

Assistant Professor

 M.Sc. B.Ed. Ph.D.

    27 Yrs

4

          Dr. Bhagwat V. C.

Assistant Professor

 M.Sc. Ph.D.

    30 Yrs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Non-Teaching Staff:

Sr. No

Name of Faculty

Designation

Qualification

Details

1

Shri. Tambe S.B.

Lab. Attendant

H.S.C.

22 Years

 

 

 

 
Research Activity:

The Departmental teaching faculty has interestingly engaged in research in various fields of biological sciences like plant pathology, angiosperm taxonomy, genetics and mutation breeding, and Plant Biotechnology. Teachers provided projects to the students during the academic year in the department.

The details of research papers published in various journals are given below.

Sr. No

Name of Faculty

              Designation

     Qualification

        Research Papers

1

       Dr. Pachore M. V.

            Head & Associate Professor

    M.Sc. Ph.D.

08

2

       Dr. Datir R. B.

             Assistant Professor

    M.Sc. B.Ed. Ph.D.

07

3

       Dr. Patale S. W. 

             Assistant Professor

    M.Sc. B.Ed. Ph.D.

15

4

       Dr. Bhagwat V. C.

             Assistant Professor

    M.Sc. Ph.D.

07

  

 
Admissions:                         
 DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY

STUDENT ADMITTED From Academic Year 2017-2018 T0 2022-2023

 

Class

 

F.Y.B.Sc.

 

S.Y.B.Sc.

T.Y.B.Sc.

 

 

Total strength

Year

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

 

Total

 

2017-18

30

113

143

19

49

68

09

21

30

241

2018-19

31

101

132

18

54

72

00

12

12

216

2019-20

16

89

105

13

42

55

05

06

11

171

2020-21

31

101

132

14

65

79

07

08

15

226

2021-22

50

88

138

17

67

84

00

27

27

249

2022-23

16

98

114

28

51

79

00

11

11

204

Total

174

590

764

99

328

437

21

85

106

 

1307

 

 
 

  

Certificate Course:

The department introduced a certificate course on ‘Mushroom Cultivation Technology’ in 2019-2020 under the permission of the College development committee (C.D.C.). Which has fetched self-employment to most of the students. At present, this course is totally self-financed.

 

Departmental project:

Department of botany runs the demonstration project on "Applications and Uses of Biofertilizers " for the farmers of Yeola taluka. We select one village every year for giving demonstration of Biofert to farmers. Our T.Y.B.Sc. Botany students actively participate in this departmental activity. This project is very beneficial to farmers.We demonstrated the applications of Biofert at various villeges like Wadgaon,Erandgaon,Kotamgaon,Balhegaon and Sawargaon.

 

Research Activities :

The staff members are actively engaged in research and extension activities. A good number of research papers 32 have been published in peer-reviewed National and International journals and also presented in seminars and conferences.

Three minor research projects sanctioned by BCUD to Dr. Pachore, Dr. Datir, and Dr. Patale with a total outlay of 5,25,000 INR funded by BCUD SPPU were successfully completed.

 

Seminar and Conference Organised by The Department:

So far the department has organized one University level Seminar and two National level webinars one on Role of Botanists in Identification and Conservation of Medicinal Plants and Production of High-Quality Herbal Medicines’ in 2020-21, One more National level webinar on ‘Conservation and production of Millet' was also organized by the Department of Botany on 29th April 2023.

 
Collaborations / MOU
The department has a collaboration (MOU) with

1. MS / Boroton Research Centre Private Ltd. Nashik. BRCPL.

2. Rayat Shikshan Sanstha’s Arts, Commerce, and Science College Mokhada Dist.Palghar.

3. Sahyadri Biotech Yeola,Maharashtra.

It is involved in the technical and scientific training of manpower in various front-line areas of industrial and applied research. This Indian non-government company is majorly engaged in community, personal and social services business.

The laboratory in the department is exclusively for undergraduate students, the laboratory is well equipped with modern instruments purchased out of grants provided by BCUD Savitribai Phule Pune University for development and research projects.

 
The botanical excursion:

Excursions are organized in view to study the wild plant diversity, and forest ecosystem, Agriculture universities,various industries like tissue culture and biofertilizer production units to inculcate research knowledge to the students by visiting such areas.

Department has a library consisting of text and reference books and research journals subscribed by the staff.

Dr. Pachore is a life member of the International Journal of Plant Sciences India, Muzaffarnagar,(U.P.). Dr.Patale a faculty member has an honorary fellowship (F.S.L.Sc.) of the Society of life sciences.

The department is enriched with learning resources such as charts, specimens, slides, power points, and modern facilities like computers, internet, and LCD projector which help the students in independent learning.

 
Future Plans:  
  1.  To enhance the Higher education values in rural regions. 
  2.  Keep in mind the importance of research to start the research projects.
  3. To create awareness of conservation of wild and rare plants and collection in the Botanical Garden.
  4. The department intends to organize Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops at State and National Levels.
  5. To imbibe curiosity and thrust of knowledge among students.     
  6. Ensure Constant academic excellence.
  7. To start the Post-Graduation unit.

Undergraduate courses are offered under general streams with Botany as a special subject in the third year. Considering the infrastructural facilities and staff available for the students to pursue a B.Sc. degree, Savitribai Phule Pune University approved our department in 1993. So far many students have been awarded with Bachlor of Science degree from this department.

 

Important Links:

1

http://www.unipune.ac.in/dept/science/Botany/default.htm

2

https://www.ugc.ac.in/#

3

http://envfor.nic.in/

4

http://mu.ac.in/portal/department-of-life-science/

5

MPKV Rahuri

6

Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli (Agricultural University) (dbskkv.org)

7

National Horticulture Board (nhb.gov.in)

8

ncl-india.org/

9

aripune.org/

10

http://www.ajeetseed.co.in/

11

http://www.syngenta.co.in/seeds

12

Bayer Crop Science | Bayer Global

13

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Botanic_Gardens,_Kew