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Biology

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY

 The department was established in 1960 and has modern Botany and Zoology labs, Botanical garden along with wi-fi connectivity.

NAME OF PROGRAMMES/COURSE OFFERED/:

B.Sc. (Medical)

DEPARTMENTAL HIGHLIGHTS :

  • Fully equipped Botany lab.
  • Fully equipped Zoology lab.
  • Museum
  • Botanical garden
  • Vermi-composting unit
  • Teaching through multi-media aids.
  • Free books given to needy students
  • Regular PTMs with parents as per requirements.
  • Top positions in University exams.
  • Various departmental activities like educational tours,seminars,poster making competition

INFRASTRUCTURE:

  • Personal computer with printer
  • Seed germinator
  • Optical binocular microscopes
  • Refrigerator
  • Water dispenser

NATIONAL SEMINARS/CONFERENCES ORGANISED BY THE DEPARTMENT:

  •  One day National seminar on “Emerging trends in Biological and Agricultural sciences” on 21st January 2016.

 EXTENSION LECTURES/WORKSHOPS ORGANISED BY THE DEPARTMENT:

Extension lectures were organized on :

  • Global environment and climate change by Prof. (Dr.) A.S. Ahluwalia , Panjab University Chandigarh.
  • Health and fitness by Dr. Yashpal from Denmark.
  • Vermi-composting by Dr. Adarshpal Vig from GNDU , Amritsar.

Workshop was organized on:

  • Installation of vermi-composting unit in the Botanical garden

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS BY STAFF OF DEPARTMENT:

Dr.Renu Arora

  1. Effect  of seed treatment on electrical conductivity and dehydrogenase activity in mung bean in response  to accelerated ageing .Journal of Environment and Ecology .
  2. Improvement in storage by latex mixture in mung bean during accelerated ageing. Journal of plant science research.
  3. Effect of containers on storage life of edible legumes.Vidyawarta International Research Journal.
  4. An approach to develop economically beneficial technique for storage of seeds.Journal of academic and industrial research.
  5. Effect of seed treatment on biochemical changes in urad bean . Saptarishi Publication.
  6. Effect of latex mixture to control seed deterioration . Twenty first Century Publication.
  7. Restoration of metal contaminated soil using plant based technology .Twenty first Century Publication.
  8.  Effect of seed weight on germination of seed. Mc Graw Hill Publication.

Dr. Kavita Arora

  1. “Scanning electron microscopic investigations of erythrocytes in monocrotophos intoxicated rats”  published in  CIB Tech Journal of Zoology
  2. “The Relevance of Gandhian Ideology in the arena of Economic Development”  published in Proceedings of the UGC sponsored national seminar on Relevance of Gandhian Thought
  3. “Female Foeticide in Malwa Region – Malpractices in the Age of Techonolgy”  published in Procedings of the ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar  on Malwa Region- Political, Economic and Socio-cultural Aspects: Problems and Solutions
  4. “Violence Against Women- Prevention and Remedies”  published in  Proceedings of International Conference on Human Rights In India: A Multifaceted Aspect
  5. “Clean India: Vision of Mahatma Gandhi”  published in  Proceedings of National conference on Mahatma Gandhi’s Philosophy and the Globalized World
  6. “Effect of Monocrotophos (an organophosphate) on the ultra structure and SDH of liver; AChE, Glucose and Bilirubin in Blood of Rat”  in the pipeline of Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies (Thomson Reuters)

LIST OF FACULTY MEMBERS:

1. Dr. Renu Arora         Assistant Professor

2. Dr. Kavita Arora       Assistant Professor

3. Ms.Nikita Juneja       nikitajuneja This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    Assistant Professor (Zoology) on temporary basis