Botany

Objectives

  • To enable the students to develop a holistic approach on the subject
  • Remedial classes for slow learners
  • To promote the activities that would bring conservation of resources
  • To provide for developing self confidence.
  • Encouraging students to participate in Intercollegiate Science fests.
  • To provide opportunities to learn through class room teaching, books, ICT mode , association activities, outreach , extension activities
  • To conduct field trips, trekking, project works and hence to inculcate an awareness of right of every organisms to exist on earth.

Department facilities

  • Botany laboratory with internet Facility
  • Department library
  • Training programmes for teachers and students
  • Students projects and minor research projects
  • Challenging tasks for advanced learners
  • Study material and question bank
  • Guest lecture programs by experts
  • Students study tour
  • Students exposure to seminars and workshops
  • Students projects during vacation

Department Activity

  • The department along with other science departments of the college organized “SCIENCE VISTA”- an intercollegiate Science fest for PU students of 10 different colleges on August 10, 2017.
  • Organized a guest lecture by Sri. Seetharam Shetty on the topic ‘Importance of medicinal plants at Kodyamale reserve forest, karinja’.
  • Students of Botany department spoke on various topics related to the High school syllabus to the students of Govt high school kavalakatte, SVS Kannada medium, temple school and SVS English medium Vidyagiri
  • The botany laboratory is being utilized during vacation for conducting distance Education botany practical classes for students under Kuvempu University.
  • Mandatory plant collection by the students to strengthen their knowledge about the local flora.

Department Highlights

  • No of student’s projects – 10
  • No of seminars attended – 02
  • Faculty As a resource person – 01

Association Activities

  • Student Faculty programme – 02
  • Guest lecture program – 02

Conferences / Seminars /Workshops

  • Attended a lake 2016 pre conference workshop along with 6 students. The program was sponsored by Indian Institute of science and Alva’s College.
  • Presented a poster at the National conference on ‘Ethno science – Implications and its applications’ by Mr. Madhuranjan of final CBZ organized at Nehru Memorial College, Sullia.
  • Attended a workshop on new syllabus organized jointly by Mangalore University Botany Teacher’s Association and St. Agnes College, Mangalore.
  • Conducted an UGC sponsored one day workshop on Science curriculum for high school teachers.

Botany Department