About the Department

The Department of Botany came into existence in 1970 as a part of REI degree college affiliated to Agra University. Post graduate teaching started in 1981 when it was established as an independent department in Faculty of Science at Dayalbagh Educational Institute. Presently, the Botany department is located in DEI Dairy Campus and has made significant progress in major areas of plant research.

The Department has received funding from various sources like UGC-SAP, UGC, DBT, DAE-BRNS, SERB, DST & PCRA . Apart from B.Sc., M.Sc., M. Phil and Ph.D. in Botany, the department is running courses in Applied Botany Sciences, Agriculture, Agriculture Technology, Greenhouse Technology and Dairy Technology.

Head- Department of Botany

Prof. Jenendra Nath Shrivastava

Dr. Jenendra Nath Shrivastava's teaching interests are Fungi, Microbilogy, Pteridophytes and Microbial Technology. His research interests consists of Microbiology (Industrial Microbiology), Microbial biotechnology, Natural Products and Bioremediation of waste water. He is also a Member of Agriculture operation, Faculty coordinator, Games (Kho-Kho); Member Board of Studies, Associate Editor J. of living world, DEI J. of Sci. Engg. Research, Counselor of J. IBS, member of NAAC. He has also authored to 52 research papers.

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