Department of Botany

Year of Establishment : 2012 (General Course)


Courses Offered : Under Graduate (Major & General)


Examination System : Credit Based 6 Semesters Degree Program


Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments : Nil


Faculty

Name
Qualification
Designation
Specialization/
Area of Interest

BioData

Sri Nabendu Sen Gupta, H.O.D

Contact:
+919436167693
nabendu_aol@yahoo.com

M.Sc., M.Phil.
Associate Professor
Algal Physiology & Ecology
Dr. Saswati Chakraborti

Contact:
+919862005893
chakraborti_saswati@yahoo.in

M.Sc.,Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Cytogenetics and Plat Tissue Culture
Smt Sampa Ghosh

Contact:
+918131942075
sampaghoshpal@gmail.com

M.Sc,.  M.Phil.
Post Graduate Teacher
Ecology & Physiology of Algae

Ex-Faculty Members

Name
Qualification
Designation
Period in this college
Specialization/
Area of Interest

Smt Dipti Das
M.Sc., M.Phil.
Associate Professor
2012-2019
Taxonomy/Bio-diversity

Student Profile (Enrolment)(2019-20)

Name of the
Course/programme
Enrolled
Name of the Course/programme
Enrolled
*M
*F
*M
*F
B.SC. (1st Semester) 
General


B.Sc. (2nd Semester) 
General
46
34
Major


Major


B.SC. (3rd Semester) 
General


B.Sc. (4th Semester) 
General
62
41
Major


Major


B.Sc. (5tht Semester) 
General


B.Sc. (6th Semester) 
General


Major


Major


Departmental Infrastructural facilities with regard to

Departmental Library
Yes

Internet Facilities
Common access

Students' Laboratories
03

Research

Research Projects
Sl. No.
Details
1.
Nil


Pursuing Individual Research
1.
Smt. Dipti Das - Homegarden Bio-diversity in Some Ethnic Group of Tripura - Tripura University


Research Awards
1.

Dr. Saswati Chakraborti, Ph.D. degree, “Cytological and Biochemical Studies on Some Ethnobotanical Species of Tripura and in vitro Morphogenesis of Houttuynia cordata Thunb.”, 27th January, 2009, Tripura University.


Organized Seminars/ Workshops/ Conferences/ Symposiums:

Programmed Organized
(dd/mm/yyyy)

Title
Level
Source of Funding
1. Workshop  6 February, 2016
    […….. with Department of Human Physiology & Zoology]

Basics of Molecular Biology and its Application in Human Life
Intra-College
College Authority

Publications :

(a) Papers in Peer-Reviewed National/International Journals
(1) Das, Dipti (co-author) 2008. ‘Under Exploited Wild Plants of Tripura: Edible Fruits’, Advances of Plant Sciences, 21(1), pp.355-357, ISSN: 0970-3586.

(2) Chakraborti, S. Sinha, S. and Sinha, R. K. 2005. Psidium guineense Swartz. (Myrtaceae) – an endemic threatened species of Tripura. J. Phytol. Res. 18 (2): 209-210, India. ISSN 0970-5767

(3) Chakraborti, S. Sinha, S. and Sinha, R. K. 2006. High frequency induction of multiple shoots and clonal propagation from rhizomatous nodal segment of Houttuynia cordata Thunb. – an ethnomedicinal herb of India. In vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. – Plant. 42: 394-398. CABI Publishing CAB International Wallingford, UK. ISSN 1054-5476.

(4). Chakraborti, S. 2006. Phenological and pod bearing characteristics of Parkia javanica Lamk. – A potential tree legume used as a source of non-conventional food in Tripura. J. Phytol. Res. 19 (2): 185 – 189, India. ISSN 0970-

(5) Chakraborti, S. and Sinha, R. K. 2007. Distinction between two varieties of Parkia javanica Lamk. – a wild tree legume of non-conventional food value of Tripura Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plants. 13 (1): 69-71, India. ISSN 0974-0430

(6) Chakraborti, S. Sinha. R K and Sinha S. 2007. Biochemical and electrophoretic distinction between two populations of Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb. : an useful ethno-medicinal species of Caesalpiniaceae. Ind. J. Bot. Res. Vol. 3 (1): 121 – 126, India. ISSN 0973-2233

(7) Chakraborti, S. Sinha, R. K. and Sinha, S. 2007. Parkia javanica Lamk. of Mimosaceae a less known pod vegetable and its socio economic relevance in Tripura. J. Phytol. Res. Vol. 20 (1): 111 – 114, India.ISSN 0970-5767

(8) Sinha, R. K. Chakraborti, S. Dey, B. and Roy, M. L. 2007.Terrace cultivation of tissue culture raised Dwarf Cavendish banana at different elevations in a hill side region of Tripura. J. Phytol. Res. Vol. 20 (2): 175 – 178, India. ISSN 0970-5767

(9)Chakraborti, S. Sinha, S. and Sinha, R. K. 2007. Biochemical changes during fruit ripening of Psidium guineense Swartz. (Myrtaceae) – An endemic wild guava of Tripura. J. Phytol. Res. Vol. 20 (2): 183 – 187, India. ISSN 0970-5767

(10) Chakraborti Saswati and Sinha Rabindra Kumar. 2009. Market potential of Muli [Melocanna baccifera (Roxb.) Kurz] bamboo shoots and its traditional recipes in Tripura. Vegetos. Vol. 22 (1): 23 – 32. ISSN 0970-4078

(11) Chakraborti, S. Sinha S. and Sinha R. K. 2010. Chromosome Number and Karyotype Analysis of Wild Guava Psidium guineense Sw. – A New Report From Tripura, India. Ind. J. Sci. & Tech. Vol. 3 No. 8: 925 – 927. ISSN: 0974- 6846

(12) Chakraborti Saswati and Sinha Rabindra Kumar. 2011. Neptunia prostrata (Lamk.) Baillon: A Socio- Economically Potential Health Diet for Rural communities of Tripura. Vegetos. Vol. 24 (1): 65 – 70. ISSN 0970-4078.

(13) Chakraborti, S. Sinha, S. and Sinha, R. K., 2004. Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb. – a promising ethno-medicinal species of Tripura. J. Natn. Bot. Soc. Vol. 58: 11 – 15, India. ISSN 0971-2976.

(14) Chakraborti, S. Guha, A. Sinha, S. and Sinha, R. K. 2006. Karyomorphology of Houttuynia cordata Thunb. J. Cytol. Genet. 7. NS: 43 – 46, India. ISSN 0253-7605.

(15) Sinha, R. K. Chakraborti, S. and Sinha S. 2006. Karyological analysis of two species of Tinospora: an ethnomedicinally important taxon of Menispermaceae. J. Cytol. Genet. 7 (NS): 105-108, India. ISSN 0253- 7605.

(16) Chakraborti, S. Sinha, S. and Sinha, R. K. 2007. Biochemical and electrophoretic distinction between Psidium guineense Sw. and P. guajava L. of the family Myrtaceae. Ind. J. Forestry. Vol. 30 (3): 367 – 370, India ISSN 0250-524X.

(17) Chakraborti, S. Sinha, R. K. and Sinha, S. 2009. Karyomorphology of Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb. (Caesalpiniaceae). J. Cytol. Genet. Vol. 11 (NS): 75 – 80. ISSN 0253-7605

(b) Seminar Abstracts
(1) Das, Dipti (co-author) (2011). ‘Tolerance Intensity of Auto-exhaust on Some Plants at Neighboring Areas of Bus Terminals at Agartala, Tripura – A Case Study’, a paper presented at Tripura Science Congress on the Sector – Ecology and Environment, dd/mm/yyyy, (M.B.B. College, Tripura: Department of Science & Technology).

(2) Das, Dipti 2016. ‘Diversity of Aroids in Home Gardens of Reang and Tripuri Communities of Tripura’, UGC – SAP (DRS-1) sponsored National Seminar on Recent Trends in Plant Science Research,.15-16 March, (Tripura: Department of Botany, Tripura University).

(c) Seminar Proceedings
(1)

(d) Articles in Edited Books with ISBN/ISSN
(1)

(e) Books Edited
(1)

(f) Books with ISBN/ISSN
(1)

(g) Thesis
(1)Dr. Saswati Chakraborti,“Cytological and Biochemical Studies on Some Ethnobotanical Species of Tripura and in vitro Morphogenesis of Houttuynia cordata Thunb.”


Attended Seminars/ Conferences with Paper by Faculty :

Faculty
Participation with Paper
(1) Dr. Saswati Chakraborti Chakraborti, S. and Sinha R. K. “Neptunia prostrata (Lamk.) Baillon – a promising health diet for rural communities of Tripura” in XXth Annual Conference of The Physiological Society of India – 2008. Organized by Department of human Physiology, Tripura University held on December 12 to 14, 2008 (Awarded as Best Poster Presentation).

Attended Faculty Development Programme :

Programmes
Details
Orientation Programmed
Dr. Saswati Chakraborti participated in Orientation Programme for College Teachers, UGC – Academic Staff College held in Jadavpur University during (13.01.2014 - 11.02.2014).
Refresher Courses
Dr. Saswati Chakraborti participated in Science and Technology for Social Development held in Faculty Development Centre, Tripura University during (11.09.2019 - 25.09.2019).
Training conducted by the University
Training conducted by other Colleges/Institutions
Workshops Smt. Dipti Das attended a seven-day Workshop on ‘Effective Implementation of Smart Classroom’ organised by Ramthakur College, Tripura during (20-27) April, 2013.

Smt. Sampa Ghosh attended a seven-day Workshop on ‘Effective Implementation of Smart Classroom’ organised by Ramthakur College, Tripura during (20-27) April, 2013.
Faculty Exchange Programme
Others

Faculty Members involved in Curriculum Restructuring/Revision/Syllabus Development :

Faculty
Involvement (as Member of Board of Study/Faculty/Curriculum Development Workshop)
Sri Nabendu Sen Gupta Worked as Head Examiner in Theoretical and practical papers of different semesters of Tripura University, Worked as question setter in botany of different semesters of Tripura University, worked as a member of College Development committee, Examination committee, Beautification Committee, as coordinator of IQAC etc.

Membership in a) National Committees b) International Committees c) Editorial Boards :

Faculty
Membership
Smt. Dipti Das Life Member of (1) Academy of Plant Sciences India (APSI) (National) (2) East Himalayan Society for Spermatophyte Taxonomy (EHSST) (National) (3) Jnan Bichitra

Awards/ Recognitions received by Students :

Student
Awards/ Recognitions Details (Result – topper or 1st class/sports/any other co-curricular activities)


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