Department of Botany

About us


Botany Department is one of the earliest departments in the BVDU university. It was established in July 1978, in which under graduate teaching was started from the establishment of the department. The main trust area of teaching and research are Plant Physiology, Cytogenetics, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Breeding, Horticulture, Environmental Botany, Aerobiology, Phycology, Anatomy and Embryology, Plant taxonomy and Systematic Botany. Teaching activities include under graduate semester course and research programmes. The department has made a steady progress in all these areas. The department also provides training to students from various parts of the country and invites eminent scientists for delivering popular scientific talks very often. The department has distinction in having its alumni placed at various respectable positions all over the globe. The departmental library has a significant number of books, periodicals and subscribed journals.  Well established laboratories in botany. In Botanical garden some rare, endangered and threatened medicinal plants are conserved and preserved. Study tours and projects as a part of our curriculum of departmental activities. The department has been identified for a special assistant grant by various funding agencies including UGC, Ministry of Environment and forest, New Delhi, BVDU and National Medicinal Plant Board, New Delhi. The faculty members of the department have received research projects funded from various agencies.