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About the Alumni Association

 

The Department of Botany, University of Kalyani has an active Alumni Association established in 1963 in tha name of Alumni Association, Department of Botany, University of Kalyani. The students obtain Ph.D., M.Sc and B.Sc degree from this department and the faculty and staffs of this department are the members of this association. The annual membership is Rs.50.00 and the life membership is Rs. 500.00. The alumni association organize annual reunion with the support of the department and present students. It have a Book Bank which provide books to the present students. The association given some awards to the present students in merit basis in overall and different special subjects. It also organize seminars in regular basis with the support of the department.

 

 

About the Department

 

The Department was established in the year 1961 under the leadership of Prof. S.P. Sen, F.N.A. It started with a limited number of students as a small center for Graduate (Honours) & Post Graduate studies and research in Botany. But soon it developed into a center of academic excellence and earned a prominent place in the academic map in India,

which was evident from the facts that the UGC selected the Department for funding in the (i) Departmental Research Support (DRS) Programme with Plant Molecular Biology as the thrust area for the tenure 1978-1984, (ii) the Special Assistance Programme-I (SAP-I), with a thrust area on Developmental Botany, Molecular Taxonomy, Molecular Genetics and Molecular Plant Pathology for the tenure 1985-1990 and (iii) the Special Assistance Programme-II (SAP-II), with Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology as the thrust area for the tenure 1991-1996. The department also earned the privilege of being selected for the UGC-COSIST Programme (1996-2000) for developing its infrastructure and research. In addition, the DBT, Govt. of India selected the Department as a Center for improving standards of teaching and imparting training in Microbiology for a period between 1995-1998. The Department is still maintaining its reputation as a centre with high standard in teaching and research.

Head of the Department
Prof. Chandan Sengupta

Departmental Phone No.
(033) 2582 8750 (Ext. 317-320)

Degree and Course Offered
M.Sc. in 'Botany'- a two-year post-graduate degree

Ph. D.

Specialisations
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry (Biochemistry and Plant Molecular Biology: Advanced Plant Physiology),
Cytogenetics & Plant Breeding (Cytogenetics & Plant Biotechnology; Plant Breeding and Biostatistics);
Mycology and Plant Pathology (Advanced Mycology; Molecular Plant Pathology);
Pteridology & Paleobotany (Palaeobotany; Reproductive Biology of Pteriodophytes),
Taxonomy of Angiosperms (Taxonomy of Angiosperms; Biosystematics).
Microbiology (Environmental Microbiology; Microbial Genetics)

Intake Capacity : 45 students / Year

Research Interests of the Department
Total Number of Scholarships (URS) : 8
Total number of Ph.Ds awarded : 168 (from 1961 - 2003)

Faculty members

Professors
Dr. A.K. Biswas Dr. (Mrs.) Sima Bhattacharya
Dr. P.D. Ghosh Dr. (Mrs.) Sujata Chaudhuri, Dr. G.G. Maiti Dr. C. Sengupta Dr. S.K. Mukherjee

Readers
Dr. (Mrs.) Bharati Nandi Dr. (Mrs.) P. Chatterjee
Dr. A. Datta

 Lecturer
Dr. Malaya Adak • Dr Sankar Sinha

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    Alumnus List

Name

Address

Year

Course

Remarks

Prof. M. L. Banerjee

B-1/201, Kalyani

 

 

D.Sc. -1973

Dr. Gourdas Biswas

Dept. of Medicine

CB # 7030, UNC

Chapel Hall, N.C. 27599, USA

1968

M.Sc.

 

Dr. Narayan Chandra Khan

 

1963

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1969

Dr. Ranjit Mitra

 

1963

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1969

Dr. Samarendra nath Seal

 

1963

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1969

Dr. Sitesh Ranjan Das

 

1963

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1969

Dr. Tushar Kanti Paul

 

1963

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1970

Dr. Amal Krishna Biswas

Dept of Botany, University of Kalyani

1965

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1970

Dr. Somyabrata Biswas

 

1965

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1970

Dr. (Mrs.) Tuhinsree Sen

Dept of Botany, University of Kalyani

1965

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1970

Dr. Dipti Mitra

 

1964

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1972

Dr. Gopesh Chandra Sarkar

 

1967

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1972

Dr. Paromita Roy Choudhuri

 

1967

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1970

Dr. G. B. Nair

 

1969

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1973

Dr. (Mrs.) J. Raj

 

1966

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1973

Dr. B. K. Das

 

1967

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1974

Dr. Biswa Ranjan Mitra

RBC College, Naihati

1964

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1975

Dr. Gour Gopal Maiti

Dept of Botany, University of Kalyani

1970

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1975

Dr. Jaharlal Das

Dept of Botany, University of Kalyani

1967

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1975

Dr. Jibesh Chandra Guha

Surendra nath College, Cal-9

 

 

Ph.D. - 1975

Dr. Rudra Deb Banerjee

Dept of Botany, University of Kalyani

1964

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1975

Dr. (Smt.) Chinu Das

 

1969

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1976

Dr. (Smt.) Jayashri Bhattacharyya

 

1970

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1976

Dr. Jagannath Mondal

Birbal Saha Inst. Of Paleobotany, Lucknow

 

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1976

Dr.(Smt.) Manju Bhattacharyya

Saha Inst. Of Nuclear Physics, Calcutta

 

 

Ph.D. - 1976

Dr. Ashok Kumar Chatterjee

Pulses & Oilsheed Station, Berhampore, Murshidabad

1970

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1977

Dr. Ashok Kr. Sadhukhan

Sourthen Petri Chemical Industries Cop Ltd. Pharmaceutical Division, Tamilnadu-60329

1970

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1977

Dr. Jayanta Kr. Ghosh

 

1970

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1977

Dr. (Mrs) Rita Sen

 

1970

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1977

Dr. (Mrs) Banani Sengupta

 

1971

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1978

Dr. Sabyasachi Chakraborty

 

1970

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1978

Dr. (Mrs) Sibani Sadhukhan

Dr. Rewddy’s Research Foundation, 7-1-27, Ameerpet, Hydrabad-500016

1970

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1978

Dr. Dipak Kr. Hore

Wmroi Road, Barapani, Meghalaya-793103

1970

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1979

Dr. Amiya Kr. Mahapatra

15/7, Jamir Lane, Cal-700019

 

 

Ph.D. - 1980

Dr. Ardhendu Sekhar Nandi

 

1970

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1980

Dr. Barindranath Ghosh

 

1968

M.Sc.

Ph.D. - 1980

Dr. Ajit Kr. Maidya

 

1973

M.Sc.

1981

Dr. Dibyendu N. Sengupta

Bose Inst.

1972

M.Sc.

1981

Dr. Ganesh Chandra Das

 

1970

M.Sc.

1981

Dr. Gita Seal

 

 

 

1981

Dr. Subodh Roy

Balurghat College

1966

M.Sc.

1981

Dr. Lalit Kr. Banerjee

 

1970

M.Sc.

1981

Dr. Adhir Kr. Datta

Fa Rakka Barrage Project School, Murshidabad

1972

M.Sc.

1982

Dr. Ananta Kr. Das

 

1975

M.Sc.

1982

Dr.(Mrs)Mira RoyChoudhury

Habra S.C. College

1964

M.Sc.

1982

Dr. Narendra Singh

Meerat, UP

 

 

1982

Dr. (Mrs) Alokananda Jana

 

1973

 

1983

Dr. Matilal Chakraborti

Bankura Christian College

 

 

1983

Dr.(Mrs) Prabha Pradhan

Katahmandu, Nepal

 

 

1983

Dr. Tapas Kr. Dutta

Raghunathpur College, Puruliya

 

 

1983

Dr. Ashis Kr. Mitra

RBC College, Naihati

1965

 

1984

Dr. Ashok Kr. Bag

90, Ramkrishnapur Lane, Howrah-2

 

 

1984

Dr. Gopal Chandra Setua

Central Cericulture Research Inst., Murshidabad

 

 

1984

Dr. Gouranga Mohan Sarkar

Ranaghat College, Nadia

1973

 

1984

Dr. Narendra Chandra Das

Women’s College, Agartala, Tripura

1973

 

1984

Dr. Radhanath Mukherjee

Dept. of Botany, Burdwan University

 

 

1984

Dr. Ramkrishna Samanta

Dibrugarh Medical College, Assam

1974

 

1984

Dr. Rabindra N. Misra

Dept. of Microbiology, OUAT, Bhubaneswar, Orissa

 

 

1984

Dr. Surendra Chandra Sabat

Inst. of Life Sc, Bhubaneswar-751001

 

 

 

Dr. (Mrs) Swati Das(Sengupta)

 

1975

 

 

 

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