Post Graduate Department of Botany


Special grants from WB DBT for developing research facility

The Department of Botany has received funding from the Department of Biotechnology, Government of West Bengal to set up a Biotechnology Laboratory with all the necessary equipments. This will enable the college to conduct full time Biotechnology classes with the assistance of the programme BOOST (Biotechnology Opportunities Offered to Science and Technology). This Laboratory will be utilized as Central Instrumentation Centre for all the Life Science Departments.

Ongoing and completed research projects during last five years
Major Research Projects
Faculty Researcher and Department Funding Agencies Tenure Title of research project Total grant sanctioned Rs. Total grant received till date Rs.
Papia Chakraborti, Botany West Bengal, Department of Biotechnology 2014-19(Ongoing) BOOST - I (Biotechnology Opportunities Offered for Science And Technology) 20 lacs 20,00,000
Papia Chakraborti, Botany UGC 2014-17(Ongoing) Phycodiversity of the Bon - Hooghly Lake and Adjoining Water Bodies in Kolkata - Status and its Potential Implications 13.7 lacs 7,39,500

1. Dr. Papia Chakraborti
M.Sc., Ph.D
Specialization: Cell Biology, Genetics and Biotechnology
3. Dr.Sangita Gangopadhyay (Basu)
M.Sc., M.Phil. Ph.D
M.Sc Coordinator
Associate Professor
Specialization: Plant Physiology and Biochemistry
2. Dr. Biswarupa Ghosh
M.Sc PhD
Assistant Professor
Specialization: Plant Taxonomy and Ecology
4. Dr. Swapan Mondal
M.Sc PhD
Assistant Professor
Specialization: Cytogenetics and Plant Breeding
5. Dr. Dipanshu Kr. Vishwas
M.Sc., PhD
Assistant Professor
Specialization: Biotechnology


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