The Department of Botany was established in 1980-1981 with affiliation from the University of Calcutta for teaching under-graduate degree course. Honours course was introduced in the year 1996. Now the honours and general classes are running with the affiliation of West Bengal State University, Barasat.
Since its inception in 1980-81 the department of Botany aims to generate a better and healthier study environment and to inculcate into the students the sense of punctuality, discipline and love of the subject. Both the teachers and students of this department work in a coordinated way to achieve this goal.
Dr. Ayana Chakraborty, Assistant Professor, M.Sc. Ph. D
Dr. Chakrabarty joined Basirhat College in May, 2010. She achieved her B.Sc. degree from University of Calcutta and M.Sc. from University of Kalyani with specialization in Micology and Plant Pathology She pursued her Ph.D from Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya on Plant Pathology under the title Damping off diseases of nursery seedlings and it's eco-friendly management. Her area of interest is Microbial diversity and it's impact on earth.Read More..
Dr. Aruneema Bardhan, Assistant Professor, M.Sc., PhD.
Dr. Bardhan joined Basirhat College in September, 2019. She achieved her B.Sc. Degree in Botany Honours from Utkal University and M.Sc. from University of Kalyani with specialization in Plant Physiology and Biochemistry in the year 1997. She was awarded her PhD degree in 2004 from University of Kalyani under the title,”Studies on antifungal properties of some available species of Bauhinia”. Her areas of interests are Plant Physiology, Biochemistry and medicinal uses of plants. She is also interested in Yoga and Pilates. Read More..
Sri Arnab Banerjee, State Aided College Teacher, M.Sc.
Mr.Arnab Banerjee joined Department of Botany, Basirhat College in December, 2018. He received his B.Sc. degree in Botany Honours from University of Burdwan and achieved his M.Sc. degree with specialization in 'Taxonomy of Angiosperms' from Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Centenary College, Rahara, affiliated to West Bengal State University. He is pursuing his Ph.D. from Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, in collaboration with Botanical Survey of India. His area of interest is Molecular Plant Systematic and Plant Ecology. He has published 4 articles in National and International journals. Read More..
Sri Subhadip Giri, State Aided College Teacher, M.Sc, B.Ed.
Mr. Subhadip Giri joined Basirhat College in September, 2017. He achieved his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree from R.K.M.V.C College, Rahara, affiliated to West Bengal State University with specialization in Plant Genetics and Biotechnology. He has also qualified CSIR-UGC NET exam on 2018. His area of interest is on different plant chromosome techniques and also the genotoxicityassessment on different crop plant species against different agrochemicals. Read More..
Sri Sovan Sengupta, State Aided College Teacher, M.Sc., B.Ed.
Mr. Sovan Sengupta joined Basirhat College in September, 2017. He achieved B.Sc. degree with Honours in Botany from Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Centenary College, Rahara affiliated to West Bengal State University and M.Sc. from the same with specialization in Algae (Phycology). His area of interest is “Assessment of Morphological and Growth Responses of Pithophora sp. in Different Concentration of Bold’s Basal Medium with Respect to Natural Municipal Wastewater” in regards to phycoremediation of polluted water. Read More..