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Education dialogues on Collaborative research and NEP  |     Neela Kurinji photo Exhibition in association with Kerala Biodiversity Board  |     Anti-drug campaigning  |     CURIOSITY COUNCIL CELEBRATES INNOVATION WEEK  |     ALUMNI MEET 2022- 1st October 2022  |     Two-day national workshop on algal biology- 27th & 28th September 2022  |     Onam Celebration 2022  |     Certificate Course on Fruit Preservation Techniques  |     Results of National Photography Competition announced...  |     Walk with Lensman.... Celebrating World Photography Day  |     INNOVATION AMBASSODORS MEET UP  |     Catholicate College inks Student Exchange MoU with Delhi Colege  |     MoU signed with Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences for students exchange and research collaborations  |     Gokul Kumar,D3 Botany (2022) secured A Grade for Photography competition in M.G University Youth festival “Wake up Call 2022”.  |     Gokul G Nair discovered two new fungal species... Congratulations  |     Organised a National Webinar on NEP 2020 in collaboration with Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences, Newdelhi, Baselios College, Kottayam, KG College,Pampady & St.Stephens College,Pathanapuram  |     MoU signed with KDISC  |     Entepazhathottam programme at schools begins  |     George Oommen Thomas & Aathira Anil took second rank in Final year BSc Botany Degree 2022  |     2022-23- Exhibition of Spices- in association with Spices Board, Govt of India  |     2022-23- Extension Seminar in connection with World Environment day- In association with Spices Board  |     2022-23- Establishment of Medicinal Garden at Samshti, Maramon  |     The record for making the maximum Maximum number of flowers on CDs was set by Jithy M. T., Alumnus of the department. She got International Book of Records.. Congratulations   |     MoU with DoECC  |     Summer School Programme in Botany  |     Prototypes are released... Phycoscrapper, Algaloxygenator, Wee app...  |     Three MoU signed with Barton Hill Engineering College, TVM  |     National Idea Competition 2021 organized by Curiosity Council  |     MoU signed with CET, TVM   |     MoU signed with Zarrah Biotech, Thrissur   |     MoU signed with TIES, Kottayam   |     Certificate Course on Mushroom Cultivation  |     Talk with Alumni-Monthly Interaction Programme with Students  |     Research Collaborations with Ramanujan College & Baskaracharya College, University of Delhi  |     Co Incubation Centre of BIIC, MG University  |    


Project Description

MAJOR RESEARCH PROJECTS COMPLETED

Principal investigator

Name of the project

Period

Total Amount

Agency & order No. & Date

Dr. PhiliposeOmman

Investigation on the inclination of laticifers and phloic elements in Hevea clones

2012-15

1337800/-

KSCSTE

F.No.41-436/2012. (SR).  Dt. 16/07/2012.)

Dr. Thomas V. P.

Co-investigator

Studies on pteridophyte flora of Peechi- Vazhani wild life sanctuary

2014-17

2032000

KSCSTE

No.070/2014/KSCSTE 15/05/2014

Dr. Thomas V. P.

Ethnobotanical studies on Zingiberaceae of Kerala

2016-19

2408590

KSCSTE

029/SRSLS/2014/CSTE dated 20.10.2015

Dr. Binoy T. Thomas

The systematics and ecology of epiphyllous algae on different vegetations in Pathanamthitta District, Kerala

2016-19

1788629

KSCSTE

030/SRSLS/2014/CSTE dated 01.04.2016

ONGOING MAJOR RESEARCH PROJECTS

Principal investigator

Name of the project

Period

Total Amount

Agency & order No. & Date

Dr. Binoy T. Thomas

Exploration of Harmful algal blooms of sacred rivers of Kerala

2020-23

1442320

Directorate of climate change and environment

DoECC/AEO2/CC/1679/2019 dated 20.11.2019

MINOR RESEARCH PROJECTS COMPLETED

Principal investigator

Name of the project

Period

Total Amount

Agency & order No. & Date

Dr. PhiliposeOmman

The survey of elite coconut palms in Pathanamthitta District

2012-14

125000

Coconut Development Board

No. 1590/2012-Sat

06/06/2012

Dr. PhiliposeOmman

Studies in the genus Pennisetum with special reference to cytological, micro-morphological, histological and histochemical analysis

1997-99

40000/-

F 1-3/97 (MINOR/SRO

Dr. Nisha Joseph

Multiplication of Colubrina travancoricaBedd. using conventional and biotechnological tools

2014-16

160000

UGC

MPR(S)/ 13-14/KLM G016/UGC-SWRO Dated 15/02/2014

Dr. Sajish P. R.

An assessment of plankton population of Achankovil River of Pathanamthitta, Kerala with special reference to the pollution status

2014-16

367000

UGC

1869-MPR/ 14-15/KLM G016/UGC-SWRO Dated 04/02/2015

Dr. Thomas V. P.

Phytochemical analysis taxonomic characterization and exsitu conservation of four endemic species of Amomum Roxb. in Western ghats of India

2014-16

160000

UGC

MPR(S)-0601/ 13-14/KLM G016/UGC-SWRO Dated 29/10/2015