Department of BOTANY
The department offers master degree course MSc Environmental Science
Faculty - Teaching
Prof. Amruta .A. Mohite
Assistant Professor, (Head of the Department )
Prof. Aniruddha V. Sutar
|I||ECOLOGY AND ECOSYSTEMS||ECOLOGY AND ECOSYSTEMS||PSEVS101||4|
|ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES||ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES||PSEVS103||4|
|ENVIRONMENT POLLUTION||ENVIRONMENT POLLUTION||PSEVS104||4|
|2||ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT||ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT||PSEVS202||4|
|POLLUTION CONTROL TECHNOLOGY||POLLUTION CONTROL TECHNOLOGY||PSEVS202||4|
|ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES AND REGULATIONS||ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES AND REGULATIONS||PSEVS204||4|
|3||ADVANCED POLLUTION AND CONTROL TECHNOLOGY||ADVANCED POLLUTION AND CONTROL TECHNOLOGY||PSEVS 301||4|
|INSTRUMENTATION AND BIOSTATISTICS||INSTRUMENTATION AND BIOSTATISTICS||PSEVS 302||4|
|ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY||ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY||PSEVS 303||4|
|INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE AND CHEMICAL SAFETY||INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE AND CHEMICAL SAFETY||PSEVS 304||4|
|4||ECO TECHNOLOGY||ECO TECHNOLOGY||PSEVS 301||4|
|ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND NANOTECHNOLOGY||ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND NANOTECHNOLOGY||PSEVS 302||4|
|SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT||SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT||PSEVS 303||4|
|ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGMENT||ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGMENT||PSEVS 304||4|
PO, PSOs and CO
PO1: Relate and apply fundamental knowledge of environmental science to factual world problem.
PO2: Analyse, identify and formulate actual services/ solutions/applications with environmental requirements.
PO3: Implement, and evaluate environmental – based solution applicable to public health, ecological safety, environmental management and sustainable development considerations.
PO4: Understand management and environmental principles run into need of environmental sectors.
PSO1: The ability to understand, analyse and develop high-end applications to meet the current industrial requirements using varied environmental strategies.
PSO2: Apply Environmental Knowledge to focus on environmental issues and keep our nature healthy.
PSO3: The ability to show necessary soft skills, aptitude and technical skills to work in Environmental related sectors, create platforms in creating innovative career paths to be an entrepreneur and create employability for nation building and a passion for higher studies.
PSO4: Anticipation of new teaching/researchable areas.
Part -1 SEMESTER-I
Course: Ecology and Ecosystem
1. The student will be able to discriminate the concept of principle and scope of ecology.
2. The student will be able to predict the aspects of Biomes, Populations, Littoral Zones, Marine Environment and Dynamic Biogeography.
1. The student will be able to discuss the concept of Biodiversity and its components.
2. The student will be able to predict the values of biodiversity and its status.
Course: Environmental and Natural Resources
1. The student will be able to describe about Earth, Man and Environment and also about Evolution of Environment.
2. The student will be able to compare the relationship between landscape and climate and also about transfer of mass and energy across various interfaces.
Course: Environmental Pollution
- The student will be able to discriminate sources and types of Pollution.
2. The student will be able to compare sources, causes and effects of soil pollution and solid waste pollution.
Part -1 Semester II
Course: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
- The student will be able to evaluate the information on methods and advantages of Environmental Monitoring.
2. The student will be able to gain information about Environmental Impact Assessment.
Course: Pollution Control Technology
- The student will be able to distinguish between the concept of Sewage and waste water treatment systems.
2. The student will be able to identify the methods to control air pollution in the environment.
Course: Green Technology
- The student will be able to discriminate green chemistry, principle, concepts and tools of green technology.
- The student will be able to classify the concept of catalytic methods of green synthesis, different basic approaches of safer chemicals, selection of Auxiliary substances and designing of biodegradable products.
Course: Environmental Policies and Regulations
- The student will be able to discuss the evolution of environmental policy at the national and international levels.
2. The student will be able to predict the values of environmental movements in India.
Part -2 Semester III
Course: Advanced Pollution Control Technology
- The student will be able to analyse the water and waste water Pollution Control aspects.
2. The student will be able to state air pollution control techniques.
Course: Instrumentation and Biostatistics
- The student will be able to restate the concepts environmental monitoring and Sampling of air water & soil.
2. The student will be able to analyse the principle, instrumentation and environmental applications of NAA X Ray Fluorescence & Diffraction, Thermogravimetry etc.
Course: Environmental Toxicology
- The student will be able to relate fundamental concepts of Eco-toxicology and pressure of ecological factors on the effect of toxicity.
2. The student will be able to examine Toxic substances in the environment, their sources, entry routes and impact on environment.
Course: Industrial Hygiene and Chemical Safety
- The student will be able to apply the monitoring and control measures of Work Environment.
2. The student will be able to identify causes, impacts, management and control system of various disasters & hazards.
Part -2 Semester IV
Course: Eco technology
- The student will be able to apply the principles, concept, application of Eco technology and also appropriate technologies for rural technology.
2. The student will be able to apply the concept of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) to combat CC, Development of C-sequestration projects their modalities & procedures reducing emissions.
Course: Environmental Biotechnology and Nanotechnology
- The student will be able to discuss the basic concepts of DNA, RNA, Transgenic Plants, Bioremediation Technology and Phytoremediation.
2. The student will be able to predict about Degradation of Xenobiotic compounds, Bio composting and Vermicomposting.
Course: Sustainable Management
- The student will be able to express national sustainable strategies in India.
2. The student will be able to compare principles of sustainable development in business planning and management.
Course: Environmental Management
- The student will be able examine about resources, wealth and concept of environmental management practices.
2. The student will be able to explain the importance of ISO 14000 and also to gain information about procedure of Life Cycle Assessment.
- Well-equipped laboratories:
- PG laboratory with ICT facility.
- Separate Staff room.
- Computer and Printing facility with Internet connection
- Research microscope, Centrifuge machine, Incubator, Oven, Colorimeters, PH meters, Digital balance , Gel Electrophoresis Kits, Shaker etc
- of Plant Species: 358
- Rare, Endangered and Threatened Plant species: 14
- Endemic Plant species: 19
UGC, University or any other research project, student projects
|Msc Environmental Science||Msc part II||2020||3||3||100%||O GRADE|
|Msc Part I||2021||5||5||100%||O GRADE= 3
- Conduct of bridge lectures
- Remedial coaching for slow learners.
- Organizations of field visits and excursions.
- Conduct of Unit tests.
- Presence of Parent -Teacher system.
- Consultancy: –Visit to Environmental consultancy
- Active participation of students and teachers in workshops ,seminars and conferences and presentation of research papers
- Students participation in various certificate course
- Enrollment of students in various short term course Etp and Stp design
- Webinar on career guidance in various aspect of Environmental Science
i. Departmental Library
Total No. of text books: 35
Total No. of Reference books: 59
Journal (Plant Physiology) Copies: 35
E-books and e-journals are available to the students and staff.
The list of books is attached separately.
Consultancy to farmers
Field experts to various college excursions
Identification of plants.
E-Article: Articles for web- Botany
The department is organizing study tours every year to different places having botanical interest. Rocky Beaches, Dr. B.S.K.K.V. Dapoli, Mahabaleshwar, Shivaji University Kolhapur, Goa University, Different sacred groves of Dapoli, etc.
Academic collaboration with local Agricultural University
iv. Placement: Informal
v. Extra Lectures
The faculty is organizing extra lectures on Sunday, holidays and according to extra lectures shown in the time table, if needed.
vi. Class tests/tutorials:
Class tests are conducted according to University of Mumbai as well as the more Unit tests are taken on some units, papers are assessed and immediately discussed with students.
vii. Home assignments:
On some units the home assignments are given and papers are assessed immediately and given to the students.
viii. Remedial lectures:
At the end of every semester the department is organizing Remedial lectures for all students as well as for educationally weak students.
ix. Students Mentoring: 2017-18
Name of Guardian Teacher No. of students Dr. Raghunath L.Ghalme
Dr. Vikram P. Masal
Prof. Mulukh A. V.
Prof. Awale S. M.
Prof. Kamble N. P.
x. Workshops/seminars/Conferences/Activities organized::
- Field oriented workshop in association with BOS, on ‘Environmental Botany’ 2004
- One day workshop on “Solid Waste Management” for students.(2008)
- Organized National Conference on ‘Herbal & Traditional medicines’ 6 & 7 Feb.2009: Inaugurated by Hon. Dr. Arun Nigvekar (Ex-Chairman, U.G.C.)
Delegates: 182 and Abstracts: 89
- Vidnyan Jagar-Science exhibition for School students.
- Exhibition of Medicinal Plants
- New plantation in College campus and Botanical garden
- Articles on ‘Medicinal Plants’ in local news papers and in college web-site.
- Display of Botanical Articles on student notice board
- Guest lecturers in other institutes
- Teacher- Guardian system for students
- Collection and Preservation of plant material
i. By wet preservation -165 plant species
ii. By dry preservation -447 herbarium specimens