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Sindhi Hindi Vidya Samiti`s


( Formerly known as Sindhu Mahavidyalaya )

A Higher Education Premier Instistute With CGPA 2.55

  National Science Day 2021

Department of Botany

About Department of Botany
The Department of Botany, established in 1971 is one of the leading Departments of Nagpur in the field of teaching plant sciences. After being established the department soon reached to the world way by the innovative efforts of the former Head of the Dept. Dr. Mrs. R. K. Suri, Dr. B. B. S. P. Nag and present Head of Dept. Dr. R.R.Khapekar.
The teachers are highly qualified with ample of experience in teaching. The syllabi are being updated with respect to the advancement in the field of botany. Moreover, to develop communication skills, seminars & workshops are being conducted, students are regularly exposed to the laboratory of nature.

Course- Certificate course in Flowericulture and Landscape Gardening.
Objectives- To develop technical skill of students to develop home gardening.
To acquainted the students with garden tools and equipments.
To provide self employment opportunity to the students.
To utilized wasteland by developing landscape designing.
Duration- 36 hrs.
Intake- 40

Departmental library - The departmental library has a collection of text books and reference books covering the areas of Plant Sciences & also the general topics of Life Sciences. Reading room facility with free access to the text and reference books is available to the students. Currently there are large no of books, reference books, floras & journals available.

ICT and IT infrastructure - Departments is equipped with LCD projector, Compute and Laptop.The department has a well equipped computer facility with advanced computers and peripherals.Specialization laboratories have independent computers with internet facility.
There is an independent computer laboratory with internet connectivity.
There are separate computers for the faculty members with internet facility.
Photographic Unit
Workshop has instruments for microphotography. The photographs of the specimens and microslides can be taken.

Evaluation - Regular unit test, surprise test, terminal examination.

Research activity- Faculty members are working hard to enhance research activity of department. Regularly attend and present papers in  conferences, workshops and symposiums. Published research papers in national and international journals. One small and one large project of UGC is under the guidance of Dr. R.R. Khapekar. Teachers are invited as a resource Person.

Instruments and facilities - Laboratories are well equipped with instruments and equipments.
1.    Plant Tissue Culture Labs 
2.    Spectrophotometer
3.    Microgeldol
4.    Centrifuge
5.    Single pan balance
6.    Paper pan balance
7.    Incubator Shakers
8.    Rotary microtome
9.    Rocking microtom
10.    PH. Meter
11.    Micropippets

The department has organized facility for aseptic manipulations, transfer and incubation to raise in vitro culture of Algae, Fungi, Bacteria and Higher plants. These include laminar air flow cabinets, shakers, incubators and incubation rooms.
Botanical Garden
It has the facility for Ex-situ conservation of plants. The garden has facility for collection and exchange of materials for academic purpose. It is the place for students’ education and self-learning. It has small lawns and beds for seasonal plants.
It consists of number of plants belonging to pteridophytes, gymnosperms, dicots and monocots. The students are being exposed to the herbarium while teaching so as to have a clear view of what has been taught to them in plant sciences.
Photographic Unit
Workshop has instruments for microphotography. The photographs of the specimens and microslides can be taken.
 The department has museum. It has number of plants belonging to different groups like algae, fungi, bryophytes, pteridophytes, gymnosperms and angiosperms. The department has fossils.

Mentor- Mentee -  Teachers regularly interact with students through this scheme and solve their problems.

Staff Profile

Departmental Activities

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