Department of Zoology

Zoology Department

Department At A Glance

The department of zoology in one of the oldest departments of Govt. V. Y .T. P. G .Autonomous college. It started from the inception of the college in 1958 It has remained a landmark of excellence ever since. The department offers B.Sc. in Zoology, chemistry , botany Zoology, Biotech & chemistry Zoology, Anthropology and chemistry Zoology, Geology and chemistry Zoology , Biochemistry & chemistry combinations beside M.Sc in Zoology and biotechnology. The P.G courses started in the year 1965. Ph.D. programme in the area of biodiversity, toxicity, Environmental Biology, Fly Ash Toxicity, Histopathology and Reproductive Biology ,Endocrinology and Genetic has been carried out since the department become research centre in the year 1970 .

In  with its mission to promote on intellectual climate in this region, the department took the  initiative in the formation of the Zoological society Chhattisgarh which came into existence in 2015. The Department is also known for its high standards of research. 13 Doctorate degrees have been awarded so for. Besides providing work space for researches the department Houses a well – equipped lab and library with around 700 books. Research journals are available in the central library of the college. The department has undertaken minor and major research project's supported by funding agencies such as UGC & CG cost. It has also organized two UGC and CG cost funded national conferences... Several research papers have been published in various national and international journals by the faculty apart from publication of a book on Entomology by Late Dr. K.K. Verma who was an eminent scientist of international fame.

The department strives to promote all round development of the students through various academic and co- curricular activities.

The faculty goes beyond the conventional method of lecturing and make use of OHP & LCD and to make the classroom teaching more interactive. Students participate in group discussions to equip themselves with advanced knowledge and skills. Various activities like guest lectures, presentations, workshops, seminars , quiz programmers, skit presentation, poster competitions etc. are encouraged. To nurtures students to contribute to the society with commitment, awareness camps for the villagers, farmers and school students are organized with student participation.


Headed by Dr. Kanti Choubey who ably supported by a dedicated team, the department continues to strive explore and achieve.

Vision
Establish an identity as a department of excellence and service.


Mission
  • To contribute to society through the pursuit of learning and research.
  • To enhance the student's logical reasoning and analytical skills. 
  • To enhance the ability of students to learn throughout life    

DRC Research Guide

Name -  Dr.Kanti Chaubey

Designation -  Professor and Head

  • Biodiversity, Toxicity and Environmental Biology and Histopathology.

 

Name -  Dr. Anil Kumar

Designation -  Asst. Professor

  • Biomolecules from natural resources, Haemoglobinopathesis, Toxicology, Biodiversity

 

Research Facility

Equipements in our Lab.

  • Trinocular microscope with digital camera.
  • Water and soil analysis kit.
  • Distillation plant.
  • Laminar air flow.
  • Colony counter.
  • Oven and Incubator .
  • Microtome and Water bath.
  • Colorimeter and Spectrophotometer.
  • Tissue homoginiser.
  • Aquarium etc.

 

    Ph.D. Awarded

    S.No

    Year

    Ph.D.Produced

    1.

    2012

    01

    2.

    2013

    01

    3

    2014

    02

    4.

    2016

    01

    Ph.D. Registered

    S.No

    Year

    Ph.D.Registered

    1.

    2010

    03

    2.

    2011

    03

    3.

    2013

    02

    4.

    2014

    01

     

    Minor Project

    S.No

    Name

    Topic

    Amount

    Funding agency

    Duration

    1.

    Dr.Shikha Shrivastava

    “Phytoplankton & Zooplankton in Fly ash water”

    200000

    CGCOST

    2013

     

    Major Project

    S.No

    Name

    Topic

    Amount

    Funding agency

    Duration

    1.

    Dr. Shikha Shrivastava

    “Rotifers in fly ash body of C.G.”

    1100000

    U.G.C.

    2013-20115

     

    Publications

    Year

    National

    International

    Total

    2011

    2

    -

    -

    2012

    2

    -

    -

    2013

    3

    1

    -

    2014

    1

    5

    -

    2015

    -

    11

    -

    2016

    -

    5

    -

    Conferences

    Conference Organized by the Department

    Year

    Topic

    Amount

    Funding agency

    Date

     

    2015

    “Prospects of Life Science for human welfare with special reference to Chattisgarh.”

     

    U.G.CGCOST

    7-8/02/2015

    2011

    “Bioresource-it's implication, Alteration and management for the welfare of living kingdom.”

     

    U.G.CGCOST

    11-12/10/2011

     

    Guest Lectures

    S.No

    Name

    Topic

    Date

    1

    Dr.S.K.Dutta

    fresh water sponges and Hill Stream Fishes

    13.10.11

    2

    Dr. R. K.Pradhan

    Consequences of unhealthy sleep

    14.11.11

    3

    Dr.M.M.Roy

    Role of hormones in metabolism of carbohydrates

    17.11.11

    4

    Dr.Ashish Jha

    Origin of Life

    10.10.14

    5

    Dr.H,N.Sharma

    Fish Farming

    1.10.13

    6

    Radhika Saini

    A lecture on legal issues and human rights

    14.10.15

    7

    Dr.Ajit Hundait

    Endocrinology

    12.11.15

    8

    Dr.Seema Gupta

    Reproductive Biology

    15.2.16

    9

    Dr. V.k.Gupta

     

    Animal behavior                   L

    20.09.16

    10

    Dr. Ajit Hundait

    Mechanism and Receptor disorders  hormone

    23.09.16

    11

    By Dr. Renu Maheshwari

    Biostatistics

    21.09.16

    Library

    We have a small Library with about 700 books are available for Post Graduate students.Research Journals related with subjects are available in Central Library of College.


    Activities

    Dance by P.G.students in annual function 2013-14     

    S.No
    Date
    Social activity
    1.
    Oct. 2013
    Nukkad Natak played by P.G. students.
    2.
    7.10.13
    Blood Donation
    3.
    24 Oct.16
    Activity in Zoology Lab during INSPIRE programme

    4.
    29-09-2016
    Detection of Blood Group and Hemoglobin percentage of college students
    Measurement of Blood Pressure, Height and weight by
    P. G. students during health Camp
    5.
    10-08-16
    P.G. students delivered lecture on Good and Bad habits to the students  of Higher Secondary School, Salud


    S.No
    Date
    Extension Activities
    1.
    26.1.11
    Visited  Siyadehi in to observe  biodiversity near fresh water body.
    2.
    9.10.13
    Camp at Bhatgaon 
    3.
    February’2014
    Visited Amarkantak & Achanakmar reserve forest .
    4.
    5.11.14
    Visited Fisheries college at Kawardha
    5.
    06. 01 .16
    Zoo visit at Maitri Bag Bhilai
    6.
    16.1.16
    Visit to Middle school at Potia, Durg
    7.
    Every year in August month
    Visit to Salud Fish Farm
    8.
    10-08-16
    An excursion to the fish farm at Salud
    9.
    3-10-16
    School teacher training program.
    10
    4-10-16
      World Animal Day
     -


    Extension activity 7
    Regular visit to Salud Fish Farm every year in August month with students of third semester to know about Fish breeding & Fish culture


    S.No
    Date
    In house activity
    1.
    7-8.11.14
    Teacher training programme
    2.
    5.9 15
    Extempore competition
    3.
    14.10.15
    Poster competition
    4.
    7.10.13
    Demonstration of various practical to students of Sunshine School,Durg.
    5.
    15-09-2016
    Poster competition among P.G. students of Dept. on the day of Inaugural function of Association


    In house Activities 1
    Department had organized a Teacher Training Programme to develop practical skills among school teachers in 2014.


    Placement

    S.No
    Name
    Placed at
    1.
    Dr.R.K. Agrawal
    Asst.Registrar Pt.RSU Raipur
    2.
    Dr.P.N.Tiwari
    Prof.Kalyan College Bhilai
    3.
    Dr.Jaishree Bala Subramaniam
    Asst.Prof,St.Thomas College Bhilai
    4.
    Alka Mishra
    Asst.Prof.at Swaroopanand college Bhilai
    5.
    Mausumi Dey
    Asst.Prof.Govt.College Balod
    6.
    Dr Nasreen Hussain
    Asst.Prof.Govt. Girls College Durg
    7.
    Dr.Meena Balani
    Asst.Prof.Govt.College Vaishali Nagar Durg
    8.
    Ajitesh
    Asst.Sub Inspector
    9.
    Chunnilal Tondon 
    Asst. Ragistrar,GGU,Bilaspur
    10.
    Kavita Sahare 
    Exise Sub Inspector
    11.
    Kiran Sahu 
    Army school, Dehradun
    12.
    Sapna Singh   
    Horticulturist
    13.
    Rajni Barley 
    NET Qualified &working as guest faculty.
    14.
    Priyanka Sonwani 
    SETQualified & working As Guest faculty
    15.
    Rajulal Kosre  Govt. college Antagarh as Asst. Professor
    16.
    Dr. Soniya Bajaj
    Shankracharya college Junwani Bhilai

     

    S NoFaculty PhotoFaculty NameQualificationDepartmentDesignationMobile NoProfile
    1 Dr Kanti ChoubeyPh.D. ZoologyProfessor and HOD9424108171 View Profile
    2 Dr Anil KumarPh.D. ZoologyProfessor and I/C of Biotechnology9827491253 View Profile
    3 Dr.Usha SahuPh.D. ZoologyAsst. Professor7587168720 View Profile
    4 Dr.Divya K. MinjPh.D. ZoologyAsst. Professor9424274002 View Profile
    5 Dr. Neeru AgrawalPh.D. ZoologyAsst. Professor- View Profile
    6 Mausumi DeyM.Phil.ZoologyAsst. Professor- View Profile
    7 Dr. Sanju SinhaPh.D.ZoologyAssistant Professor0788-2272964, 0788-2856834 View Profile


    Activities By Zoology Department


    Venue : Govt. V.Y.T.PG. Autonomous College, Durg
    Date : 15/10/2013

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