Government General Degree College, Keshiary

Government of West Bengal, Affiliated to the Vidyasagar University

Telipukur, Tilaboni Mahishamura, Keshiary, Paschim Medinipur, PIN : 721135.

Department of Botany

Introduction of Botany

Plant science, sometimes known as botany, is the scientific study of plants, including their structure, function, diversity, evolution, and interactions with other creatures and the environment. Botany is a broad field that includes plant anatomy, physiology, genetics, ecology, taxonomy, and biotechnology. Botany is also used in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, medicine, and industry. Botany is one of the oldest fields of biology and has helped to advance other sciences such as chemistry, geology, and astronomy. Botany can also provide inspiration and admiration for nature's beauty and diversity. Studying botany can help students with various aspects of their academic and personal development. Some of the benefits of studying botany are: It can enhance their scientific literacy and critical thinking skills, as they learn to observe, experiment, analyze, and communicate about plants and their phenomena. It can broaden their knowledge and perspective, as they discover the diversity, evolution, and importance of plants for life on Earth and human civilization. It can inspire their creativity and curiosity, as they explore the beauty, complexity, and mystery of plants and their interactions with other organisms and the environment. It can foster their appreciation and responsibility, as they understand the value, challenges, and threats of plants and their conservation and management. It can prepare them for various career opportunities and fields of study, such as agriculture, horticulture, forestry, medicine, biotechnology, ecology, education, and more.

About the Department

The Department of Botany began its journey as a general course under the Vidysagar University from 2015 with one full-time teacher. The department which was upgraded to Honours level in 2016 with three full time faculties and five students. All three teachers of the department have research experience and for whom academic interests of the students are of utmost importance and they are dedicated to create an overall personality development and all round progress of students. The department enriched itself with well-equipped laboratories for undergraduate students where they get hands on training on different modern techniques. There is also a small Seminar Library for the students. Department has remarkable result, with high percentage of first classes. The students of this department play a great role in extracurricular activities. They also compete in intra-college quiz competitions. Some of them are very promising. They also participate in different social activities under the NSS scheme. For the awareness of basic health and hygiene various talks and seminars have been organized by NSS teacher student members in the college premises. The active participation and enthusiasm of our students were really praiseworthy. Every year this department organizes an excursion with a point of view of giving exposure to the students about the biodiversity and ecological study of different flora under the supervision of teachers of the department.

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Our Faculty

Dr. Nilay Kumar Maitra
Assistant Professor & HOD
M.Sc., Ph.D.

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Dr. Susanta Kumar Maity
Assistant Professor
M.Sc., Ph.D.

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Sk Md Ismail Al Amin
Assistant Professor

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