DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY

Year of establishment : 1980

  • Faculty

    Sl.No. Name/Phone No./E-mail Qualification Field of Specialization
    1. Dr. M. S. Patil
    Associate Professor and Head MSc., MPhil, Ph.D Plant Biotechnology
    2. Sri. D. G. Joshi
    Associate Professor MSc. Phycology
    3. Pooja Suryawanshi
    Assistant Professor MSc. (Ph.D) Microbiology, Medicinal
    4. Piya Roychoudhury
    Assistant Professor MSc., (Ph.D) Algal Biotechnology
  • Result: BSc VI Sem.

    Year

    Exam Appeared

    Pass Percentage

    2012-13 117 96.66%
    2013-14 124 91.66%
    2014-15 156 84.36%
    2015-16 155 87.58%
    2016-17 162 --
  • Research Activities By Staff

    Faculty with On Going Project
    Duration Name of Faculty Title of the Project Name of Funding Agency Grant Received(Rs.) Status
    2017-2019 Dr. M. S. Patil (PI);
    Piya Roychoudhury (Co-PI)
    Computational Classification of Algae UGC-CPE 25000/- Minor



    Departmental Projects
    Title of the Project Funding Agency Grant Received(Rs.)
    The Exixtency of Environmental Status of
    Medical Plants of Bidar District, Bidar
    Karnatak, India
    UGC 72000/-
    Ethnobotanical and Phytochemical Studies on
    Medical Plant Resourses of Bidar District
    UGC 1,10,000/-
  • Infrastructure ( including ICT)

    • Library : Central
      • Department Library : 109
      • Central Library : 1130
    • ICT facilities:
      • Desktop : 1
      • Printer   : 1
      • Internet  : Available
    • Laboratories : Two with instrumental facilities (PCR, Centrifuge, Autoclave, Microscope etc)
  • Research activities/Enrichment Programmes by Students

    Year Title of the Programme Name of the Resource Person(External)
    2012-13 National Environmental Awareness Campaign Prof. B. S. Sajjan
    Department of Botany
    B.V.B College Bidar
    2012-13 World Ozone Day Dr. B. V. Shivparkash
    HOD Surgery
    Vet. College Bidar
    2014-15 Food Adulteration C. D. Patil
    Sec. of KRVP Bangalore
    2014-15 Food Adulteration C. D. Patil
    Sec. of KRVP Bangalore
    2015-16 Plant Breeding Dr. Ravindra Mulge
    Dean, Horticulture college, Bidar
    2015-16 Importance of Ozone layer Dr. G. M. Vidyasagar
    Dept. of Botany, GUK
    2015-16 Plant Propagation Dr. Praveen Jolgikar,
    Asst, Prof, Dept. of Fruit Science
    Horticulture College, Bidar
    2015-16 Remote Sensing Dr. Naikode
    Asst. Prof. Dept. of Soil Science,
    Horticulture College, Bidar
    2015-16 Fruit Processing and Preservation Dr. Praveen Jolgikar,
    Asst, Prof, Dept. of Fruit Science
    Horticulture College, Bidar
    2016-17 Disease in Crop Plants Dr. Sunil Kulkarni
    KVK, Bidar
    2016-17 Importance of Vermicompost Dr. Ravi Deshmukh
    Coordinator, KVK, Bidar
  • Seminar/Workshop/Conference Organized

    Year Title of the Seminar/Conference/Workshop Funding Agency Grant Received(Rs.)
    2016 National Conference on Biodiversity Threats,
    Conserrvation, Status and Sustainable Utilization
    for Human Welfare
    UGC 75000/-
  • Seminar/Workshop/Conference Attended/Presented(2012-13 to 2015-16)

    International National State Total
    Attended -- -- -- --
    Presented 19 02 -- 21
    Total 19 02 -- 21
  • Future Plan

    • To organize an International Conference on “Biodiversity and Climate Change”.
    • To start the centre in higher learning and research in Botany.
  • Research Activities By Staff

    Departmental Projects
    Name of Faculty
    With Designation
    Title of the Project Funding Agency Grant Received(Rs.)
    Mrs. T. Umadevi
    Principal Investigator
    Biodiversity of Aquatic Fauna of Karanja River, Bidar 2011 to 2012 UGC 1,25,000/-
    Dr. Modse Sanjeevareddy
    Principal Investigator
    Studies on the Status of Blackbuck in Bidar Forest Division 2012 to 2013 UGC 70,000/-
    Dr. Modse Sanjeevareddy
    Coordinator
    People Biodiversity Register(Master PBR)
    Project 2013-14(Phase I)
    Karnataka Biodiversity Board, Bangalore
    Govt. of Karnataka
    5,20,000/-
    Dr. Modse Sanjeevareddy
    Coordinator
    People Biodiversity Register(PBR)
    Project 2014-15(Phase II)
    Karnataka Biodiversity Board, Bangalore
    Govt. of Karnataka
    56,000/-