About Department

Department of Botany

“PICK THE FLOWERS, DO NOT UPROOT THE PLANTS”

Department of Botany came into existence in July, 1950 with a view to prepare the students desirous of learning, understanding, teaching and practicing various aspects of plant science. The Department is known for its multidisciplinary character and has earned recognition at national level for its standards of teaching and research. The Department is proud of having produced eminent scholars, doctors, scientists and administrators who occupy high positions within and outside the country. In view of its academic excellence, the Department has the distinction of having one of the richest botany laboratories in the state. The Department offers teaching in the subject of Botany at the under-graduate level viz., B.Sc. (Medical) and B.Sc. (Biotechnology)

DISTINCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT:

  • Rich laboratories equipped with BOD incubator, Laminar Air Flow Chamber, Water bath, Autoclave, Binocular Microscopes, LCD Projectors, Visualizer, Electronic Balances, Hot Plate, Doom Projection Microscopes, Hot Air Oven, Centrifuge, Spectrophotometer, Incubator etc.
  • A well maintained Botanical garden with many economically important species is an asset to department.
  • Department has rich herbarium collection of flora including few fossils.
  • Organized Educational trips, state and zonal level science quiz contests, visit to industries and pollution sites, observing ozone week , AIDS day, van-mahotsav etc. are also one of the features.
  • Organized poster  making and slogan writing competitions on pollution, global warming etc.
  • Organized national conferences, seminars and extension lectures

EXTENSION LECTURES/ CONFERENCES/SEMINARS/EXHIBITIONS/ COMPETITION ORGANIZED RECENTLY: 

  • March 17-31, 2016 Students of B.Sc. III Biotechnology attended and participated in a 15-days workshop-cum-training programme on ‘Plant Tissue Culture’ at Centre for Plant Biotechnology (CPB), CCS HAU, Hisar, to study plant tissue culture and molecular biology techniques.
  • March 21, 2016 Dr. Neeraj Dilbagi, Professor, Department of Nano & Biotechnology, G.J.U. Sc. & Tech., Hisar, delivered an extension lecture on the topic ‘Applications and Prospectives in Nano-Biotechnology’. 
  • March 14, 2016 Students of B.Sc. III (Zoology) visited Aquaculture Research & Training Institute (ARTI), Hisar to study the technique of fish breeding and fish farming. The teacher incharge were Dr. Sunita Rani, Dr. Kanika and Mr. Bhavya. 
  • March 10, 2016 Students of B.Sc. II (Botany) went for plant collection and visited and collected local flora of Hisar. The teacher incharge were Dr. Vivek Srivastava, Dr. Hemant Sharma and Mr. Naresh.
  • January 31, 2016 Student of B.Sc. II Medical, Rajni Godara (Roll No. 4001) participated in State Level Science Quiz Contest, held at Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.
  • October 5-9, 2015 An excursion-cum-educational tour of 45 students of B.Sc. III Medical & Biotechnology (Boys & Girls) was organized to Dehradun, Masuri and Rishikesh. The teacher incharge were Dr. Aditya Kumar, Mr. Naresh and Miss Babita.
  • September 29, 2015 Students of B.Sc. Medical, Preksha (Roll No. 4256) and Poonam (Roll No. 4045) participated in Inter District Essay writing competition, held at Government PG College, Hisar. Organized by Department of Science & Technology, Government of Haryana.
  • September 19, 2015 Life Science Association organized an Inter-College Poster making and Slogan writing competition on the topics – Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao, Clean India-Green India, Global warming and Drug abuse. Principal of the College Dr. Pawan Kumar Sharma was the chief guest and Dr. Renu Rathi and M/s Valeria Sethi were the Judges.
  • January 27, 2015 Students of B.Sc. II Biotechnology, Bhawna (Roll No. 7813) and Pehchan (Roll No. 7819 participated in Inter District Science Exhibition, held at Government PG College, Hisar. Organized by Director General Higher Education, Panchkula. They presented a Science Model on ‘Transgenic Plants’.
  • September, 21,2013: Inter Class poster making and slogan competition during One Week 
  • October, 28,2013: Extension lecture by Prof. B.D. Sharma (Retd.), Dept. of Botany, Jodhpur University on “Palaeobotany-Fossils and Fossilization”
  • October, 28, 2013. Extension lecture by Prof. S.K, Goyal, Dept. of Botany, CCSHAU, Hisar on “Pollen Morphology and Pollen Culture”
  • January, 29-30, 2014: Organized Inter-District Science Exhibition, Botany Model got first position
  • February, 2014: Consolation prize in State level Essay Writing Competition
  • February, 20-22, 2014: Second Prize won by Botany model on Transgenic Plants at State Level Science Exhibition.
  • March, 28-29, 2014: Organized National Conference on Role of Arya Samaj in Education
  • September,19,2014: First position in Inter District Essay Writing Competition
  • October,27,2014: Extension lecture by Prof. Umesh Arya, Dept. of Advertizing Management and Public Relations, GJUS&T, Hisar on “Communication Skills for Personality Development”.