Department of Botany

Welcome to the Department of Botany. The Department established in 1964 pioneered science education in Manipur with Pre-University Science courses under Gauhati University. Under the same University B. Sc. Botany pass course was introduced from the academic year 1969-1970. The Botany subject is taught to cover study of plants diversity and economic importance, life form, basic and applied cell and molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, microbiology, biotechnology, bioinformatics, ecology and environment management. The Department organizes field trips to various places of botanical interest so as the botany students can inculcate the nature and diversity of life forms that had already studied in the classes. The Department of Botany has also opened Post-Graduate in M.Sc. Botany from the year 2016 under Manipur University.

Smt. Kh. Ruhini Devi was the first Head of the Department. She continued upto 30.11.1991 when she was promoted as the Principal of the College. Shri. N. Raghumani Singh became Head of Department from 1991 and continued till his retirement in February, 2019. During his headship, one of the most remarkable academic achievements was the opening of Post Graduate course. At present there are 9 faculty members (including 2 utilized teachers) and have 2 non-teaching part time Laboratory attendants. The faculty members have published quality research papers in reputed National and International journals. They also participate in several seminars and conferences.

1.Courses offered.

B.Sc. Honours (10 Papers) and  P.G. Course  in Botany (6 Papers)

2. Recent activities and major achievements (including University toppers)

Sangita Yanglem Devi of the Department secured 2nd position in 2015 in Botany (Hons)  under Manipur University and was the Gold medalist in P.G. Life Science under Manipur University.

3. Eminent/distinguished former students:

  • Dr. M. Dabayanti Devi, Associate Professor, D.M.C Sc. Imphal
  • Dr. N. Nabachandra Singh, Assoc. Professor and HOD Botany, Churachandpur College
  • Dr. H. Suniti Devi, Senior Scientist, IBSD
  • Dr. Y. Pramoda Devi, Associate Professor, Oriental College, Imphal
  • Dr. Dorycanta, Assoc. Professor, Standard College
  • I. Bikram Singh, Lecturer Trinity B.Ed College, Chumbreithong
  • Dr. Pritam Singh, MBBS
  • Dr. Aahen chanu, Contract Assistant Professor M.U.
  • L. Mema Devi, Associate Professor, Nambol Sanoi College
  • Dr. Th. Ranibala Devi. Assistant Professor, Ng. Mani College, Khurai Chairenthong

4. List of Faculty Members and Non-Teaching Staff :
Smt. S. Subadani Devi, Associate Professor and Head of Department.
Contact Number : 9436891018

 

SL.

No.

Name of faculty Designation Qualification Area of specialization Teaching experience
1. S. Subadani Devi Associate Professor & Head of

Department

M.SC. Microbiology 38 yrs.
2. Dr. L. Inakhunbi Devi Associate professor M.Sc. Ph.D. Ecology 33 yrs.
3. Dr. Th. Sunita Devi Associate Professor M.Sc.,

M.Phil. , B.Ed., Ph.D.

Taxonomy 18 yrs.
4. Th. Griharani Devi Assistant

professor

M.Sc.,

M.Phil.

Plant

Pathology

23 yrs.
5. U. Nomita Devi Assistant Professor M.Sc.,

M.Phil. , B.Ed

Plant Pathology 23 yrs.
6. Dr. M. Haripriya Devi Assistant Professor M.Sc.,

M.Phil. , Ph.D

Plant Pathology 23 yrs.
7. Dr. Sochanngam Kashung Assistant Professor M.Sc. Ph.D. Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics 3.9 years
8. Dr. I. Jamuna Devi Assistant

Professor

M.Sc. Ph.D. Plant

Pathology

23 yrs.
9. Dr. K. Indira Devi Assistant Professor M.Sc. Ph.D. Ecology 23 yrs.
10. Sana khomba Singh Part-time

Lab attendant

11. Mema Devi Part-time Lab attendant