Activities

Botany department regularly organizes workshops, seminars, popular scientific talks etc. at different levels. Since 2000, the department has been organizing Prof. A.C. Dutta Memorial Lecture annually in memory of Late Prof. Atul Chandra Dutta, the great legendary teacher and the founder Head of Botany department. Prof. A.C. Dutta Memorial Awards have been conferred on the students who secure highest mark in Biology in HS (Final) examination under AHSEC and 1st rank in Botany (Major) in TDC (Final) examination under Gauhati University and also conferred to the Botany (Major) topper among the students of Cotton College since 2001. Some teachers of the department have developed a low cost module to study microorganisms at school level in collaboration with the Assam Science, Technology and Environment Council and with financial support from RVPSP, DST, Govt. of India. The DST has enlisted this kit as one of the major achievements of the department and has taken steps to popularize it throughout the country. Botany department, under the banner of Botanical Hobby Centre has organized one National brainstorming workshop on Microorganism, one National, one Regional and one State level Teachers Orientation Training workshops on the topic ‘Let us observe and learn Microorganisms’ since 2005. Since 2006, Botanical Hobby Centre has also been participating every year in the National Environment Awareness Campaign (NEAC) of the Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India. In 2011, Botany department successfully organized the UGC sponsored National Seminar on ‘Plant Resource Management and Conservation Strategies in NE India’. Department also successfully organised the Annual Technical Session of Assam Science Society in the year 2014.   Botany department also brings out its wall magazine named “Gulancha” annually.

Activities:

  • The department has been organizing Prof. A.C. Dutta Memorial Lecture annually in memory of Late Prof. Atul Chandra Dutta, the great legendary teacher and the founder Head of Botany department since 2000
  • Prof. A.C. Dutta Memorial awards have been conferred to the students who secure highest marks in Biology in HS (Final) Examination under AHSEC and 1st rank in Botany (Major) in TDC (Part-III) Examination under Gauhati University and also to the Botany (Major) topper among the students of Cotton College since 2001.
  • The department under the banner of the ‘Botanical Hobby Centre’, Cotton College has also been organizing Prof. Parukutty Baruah Memorial Lecture and award giving ceremony since 2001 in memory of Late Prof. Parukutty Baruah, former teacher of the department.
  • National , Regional and  State level teachers Orientation Training workshops on the topic ‘Let us observe and learn Microorganisms’ since 2005 under the banner of the ‘Botanical Hobby Centre’, Cotton College .
  • Botanical Hobby Centre has organized one National brainstorming workshop on Microorganism.
  • Botanical Hobby Centre has organized one National brainstorming workshop on Microorganism  under the banner of the ‘Botanical Hobby Centre’, Cotton College
  • A few teachers of the department have developed a low cost module to study microorganisms at school level in collaboration with the Assam Science, Technology and Environment Council and with financial support from RVPSP, DST, Govt. of India. The DST has enlisted this kit as one of the major achievements of the department and has taken steps to popularize it throughout the country.
  • Botanical Hobby Centre has also been participating every year in the National Environment Awareness Campaign (NEAC) of the Ministry of Environment & Forest; Govt. of India.
  • In 2011, Botany department successfully organized the UGC sponsored National Seminar on 'Plant Resource Management and Conservation Strategies in NE India'
  • One popular scientific magazine entitled ‘Malancha’ is regularly published by the department. Botany Department also brings out its wall magazine named “Gulancha” annually.