Recent Activities

1. The Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology department association meet was inaugurated on 08.07.2019 by Dr.S.Mathivanan,Director,CAS in Botany ,University of 

     Madras and Dr.Damotharan,Head, Dept of Piant Biology and Plant Biotechnology,Presidency college, Chennai presided over the function

2. The old student reunion was held on 03/08/2019 in the department  where the retired staff members and the batches of 1980 till 2010 students visited the 

     alma mater and shared their professional experiences.

3. Meenakshi Subramanian and Swarnalekha. S of III B.Sc PBPBT attended the “Hands on training on Techniques in Plant Sciences” from  5th – 8th August 2019 in  

     Science City in association with University of Madras.

4. The students of the department visited the single teacher schools at Periyaputheri and Thiruvadisoolam of Kancheepuram District on 15-09-2019. The school 

     children were motivated to take up higher education by our students and distributed the stationary items. On the same day, the III B.Sc students collected the plant 

     specimens for their herbarium and also studied the habitat and morphology of different families.

5. To remember the contributions and achievements of our late President Dr. A P J. Abdul Kalam, on 21-09-2019 the department students also exhibited the models 

     and charts of his technological innovations, quotes and his life history.

6. The certificate courses :

  • Herbal Technology related Bioinstrumentation (from-24/06/2019 to 05/07/2019) forII B.Sc
  • Mushroom Cultivation (from-02/12/2019 to 12/12/2019) for II and III B.Sc students was conducted in the department. 

7. Five students were selected  from  III B.Sc and were taken to the Barclay’s industrial visit on 11/12/2019.

8. One day seminar on Impact of novel biology in human health was organised by the biological sciences department on 13.12.2019 in which the students presented 

     their project papers.