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Department of Botany





Department of Botany

The department of Botany was established in 1968 with three year degree course. The department was elevated to the status of a PG department in 2020 with a new gen course – Ethnobotany and Ethnopharmacology. The teaching faculty comprise of five members all of whom are doctoral degree holders. The head of the department Dr. Anil kumar S, is placed as Professor, three among the faculty functioning as Associate Professors and an Assistant professor. Two among the faculty are approved research guides. Dr. Anil kumar S, Head of the department completed a minor research project titled “Revision of Genus Amaranthus in Kerala” funded by UGC. The department has to its credit a rank holder in the University Examinations, Miss. Jazeera J.S of 2005-2006 batch. The department successfully organised a two day international seminar on “World bio-heritage concerns over Climate Change with a special reference to Ethnic Vegetables” in September 2012.