Departments
Department of Botany

Brief Profile of the Department

On the 12th of the June, 2007, the Department of Botany came into existence through the trifurcation of the Department of Life Science, established in 1976, with the objective of providing post graduate qualification to the students of the state of Tripura. With the humble beginning as a part of the then PG Centre of the University of Calcutta, the department has moved ahead with time. A number of major research projects funded by various National Scientific Agencies have being undertaken by Faculty Members.

Year of Establishment:

2007

Major thrust area of research:

  • Developing a digital database on Phytoresources of Tripura
  • Cytological and phytochemical studies of the selected taxa
  • Assessment of plant-microbe associations in the rhizosphere of selected taxa in relation to soil fertility and growth behaviour of associated plants
  • Conservation and propagation of Bamboo species

Head of the Department:

Prof. B. K. Datta

Courses Offered:

M.Sc. (Botany), Ph.D. (Botany) and Post Graduate Diploma in Bamboo Cultivation & Resource Utilization (BCRU).

Intake Capacity:

M.Sc : 25

Syllabus for Various Courses Offered:

  • Post Graduate: Download
  • Under Graduate :Download
  • Post Graduate Diploma: Download
  • Ph.D. Course Work: Download
  • Research Eligibility Test (RET): Download

Seminar/Conference/Workshop/Refresher/Orientations etc. Organized:

  • National Seminar on Recent Trends in Plant Science Research (RTPSR),15-16 March,2016
  • Orientation Workshop on Biology Practical Exercises of TBSE Curriculum, 5th-9th October, 2015
  • National Seminar On Biodiversity for Sustainable Development, May 25th-26th, 2015
  • National Seminar on Contemporary Researches in Frontal Areas of Plant Sciences, 17-18 March, 2015
  • Training Cum Workshop on Bamboo Crafting and Sculpting, 6-10 March 2014
  • Lecture on 'DNA- the Eternal Molecule', 23rd December, 2013
  • National Seminar on Water & Biodiversity, 22nd - 23rd May, 2013
  • Workshop On Bamboo Carving and Rhizome Sculpting, 20th - 24th March, 2013
  • National Seminar on Recent Trends in Ethnobotanical Research in North-East India, 15th-16th March , 2013
  • National Seminar cum Workshop on Bamboo Cultivation and Resource Utilization, 2nd-6th March, 2012
  • Workshop on State level Training of Field Investigators on Documentation, Assessment and Promotion of Local Health Tradition in Tripura, 18th - 25th February, 2012
  • Traditional Healing Practices in Tripura In collaboration with NEIFM, 2008 Pasighat, Dept. of AUYSH, Govt. of India.

Address of Communication:

Department of Botany,
Tripura University, Suryamaninagar – 799022 Tripura,
India,
email: hod_botany[at]tripurauniv.in

UGC-SAP-DRS-I Programme, Department of Botany :

Ph.D. Scholars:

 
PhotoNameTitle of the Thesis & SupervisorContact Details
Bal Krishan Choudhary Ecological Characteristics of some selected Land-use land cover systems of Tripura, India
Supervisor:Prof B.K. Datta
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Mandakranta Roy Seedling Morphology of Trees of Tripura and their Taxonomic Significance
Supervisor: Dr. B. K. Datta
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Krishna Talapatra Germination Physiology and Nitrogen Metabolism of Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper (Black Gram) Under the Influence of Polyamine and Toxic Salt Treatments: Certain Studies on Oxidative Enzyme
Supervisor: Prof. Ramesh C. Srivastava
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Kishan Saha Cytological and Molecular studies in some species of Zingiberaceae of Tripura
Supervisor: Prof. Sangram Sinha
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Sunita Debbarma propagation of bambusa cacharensis majumder and in vitro morphogenesis in two species of tinospora miers
Supervisor: Prof. Rabindra Kumar Sinha
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Somnath Bhowmik Studies on the hydrophytes and marsh plants of Tripura: Assessment of their socio-economic aspects and pollen diversity
Supervisor: Prof. B. K. Datta
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Moumita Saha Reproductive biology of some Solanum species
Supervisor: Prof. B. K. Datta
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Somnath Kar Reproductive biology of some medicinal plants of Tripura
Supervisor: Prof. B. K. Datta
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  Debasree Lodh "Chromosomal variations in some important plant species of Tripura used in Ayurveda",
Supervisor: Dr. Surochita Basu

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Atithi Debnath Mycorrhizal association and its efficacy on growth of selected ethnobotanical plants of Tripura
Supervisor: Dr. Panna Das
Ph:+91-9862122616
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Sudipta Sinha Mycorrhizal association and its influence on growth of selected species of Bamboos of Tripura
Supervisor: Dr. A. K. Saha
Ph:+91-8794334932
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Sukla Bhattacharjee Fungal endophytes in some medicinal plants of Tripura and evaluation of their antimicrobial properties
Supervisor: Dr. A. K. Saha
Ph:+91-9862727818
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Aparajita Roy Studies on nutritional status, antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of some wild edible mushrooms of Tripura
Supervisor: Dr. A. K. Saha
Ph:+91-8794791601
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Project Scholars, Staffs & Contact Details

PhotoNameDesignationTitle of Project & P.IContact Details
Abhijit Sarkar Project Fellow Developing a Digital Database on Bio –Resources of North - East India through a Network approach among North – Eastern States of India email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Dr. Koushik Majumdar Research Fellow - email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Uttam Kumar Paul Technical Assistant , DBT Project Extension programme on Bamboo Cultivation and its resource utilization email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Sunil Barman Bamboo craft Technician , DBT Project Extension programme on Bamboo Cultivation and its resource utilization email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Parbati Bhattacharjee Project field assistant , DBT Project Extension programme on Bamboo Cultivation and its resource utilization email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Samir Kumar Debnath Project Assistant NIF Project Ph:+91-9862175057, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Partha Das Computer operator DBT Network Project Ph:+91-7308074604 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Jitaditya Debnath Field Assistant DBT Twinning Project Ph:+91-8974211421 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Montosh Roy Field Assistant DBT Network Project Ph:+91-9862115053

Non Teaching Staffs & Contact Details

PhotoNameDesignationContact Details
Md. Jashim Uddin Technical Assistant (Lab.) Ph:09862156190 (M) , 0381-237-9094 (O), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Debananda Hrishi Das MTS Ph:09774150865
Dipankar Debnath MWR (Gr - D) Ph:08974799735 (M)
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