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Department of Botany

Dr. Raghvendra Pratap Narayan

Qualification:M. Sc., D. Phil., JRF-NET CSIR
Experience:13+ Years
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Details of the Professor

Associate Professor, Botany

Dr. Raghvendra Pratap Narayan graduated from University of Allahabad, Prayagraj. He did his M.Sc. and D.Phil. from the Department of Botany, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj. He qualified JRF-NET and GATE in 2001 and 2002 respectively. He worked on different branches of plant sciences and published 15 national and international papers in Journals of repute and contributed at least 15 book chapters and attended more than 40 seminar/ symposium. He has published three edited books and two textbooks from National and International Publishers. He joined MITS, University, Sikar, Rajasthan in Aug 2008. In Oct 2009 he joined Government Degree College, Kannauj. In July 2012 he was transferred to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Government Girls PG College, Aliganj, Lucknow. Dr. Narayan is presently working as Head Department of Botany at the college.

Details of the Department

Department of Botany

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Government Girls PG College is one of the leading institutes, which provides quality education in the science. Department of botany was established in 2005 with 44 students. At present department of botany maintains Laboratories and smart classrooms for teaching purposes, a Museum, a Departmental Library, a Microbiology laboratory for Undergraduate students and a small Botanical Garden. Department of botany is affiliated to department of botany, Lucknow University, Lucknow. The course includes diversity of lower and higher plants, economic importance, plant physiology, biochemistry, genetic engineering, biotechnology, biostatistics, genetics etc. The teacher of the department adopts innovative teaching and learning tools and techniques. Power point, audio visuals and charts are used to teach students in theory and practical classes. Interactive sessions are held regularly to solve the queries of the students. Assignments and class presentations are given to the students.

Department organises seminars, essay, poster, speech competition on relevant and important topics. Students make visits to the different research institutes in the city such as Central Drug Research Institute, National Botanical Research Institute, Indian Institute of Toxicological Research, Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic plants, Sugarcane research Institute, Birbal Sahani Institute of Paleobotany etc to get research exposure. Students used to go on short excursions to nearby places to study biodiversity and its importance. Every year/ semester students of department have rank in Lucknow University, by scoring more than 70% marks. Students from the department are pursuing M Sc from various Universities and some are doing Ph D and some are making career in teaching.