Department Details


OVERVIEW

VISION                      : To excel by providing quality education
To cultivate talent and equip students with skills that are employable and  inventive

MISSION                   : To initiate behavioural changes by inculcating the values of life
To acquaint students with the aspects of the curricular and extracurricular
To improve original thinking and research aptitude
To provide students with knowledge about the duties and responsibilities  of a citizen by applying the knowledge skills they accrue during the course

COURSES OFFERED:
B.Sc Botany
M.Sc Botany
Certificate Course in Herbal Health Care and First Aid

FACULTY

No

Name

Designation

1

Dr. Deena Meria Jose

Asst. Professor

2

Dr. Minoo Divakaran

Asst. Professor

3

Dr. Jija Mathew

Asst. Professor

4

Sr. Pilty Peter

Guest lecturer

5

Ms. Binilsha P

Guest lecturer

6

Dr. Anjusha S

Guest lecturer

7

Ms. Sruthi P

Guest lecturer

FORMER FACULTY:

Sl no

Name

Years of service

Headship

1

Mrs. TV Kamalam,

1959 -1992

1959-1992

2

Mrs. Elizabeth Joseph

1968 -2002

1992-2002

3

Mrs. Rosamma Joseph

1970 – 2002

4

Mrs. TC Mary

1972 – 2004

2002 – 2004

5

Dr. M Shylaja

1974 – 2008

2004 – 2008

6

Mrs. T. Umadevi

1992 – 2010

2008 – 2010

 

PUBLICATIONS

Publications in Journals   (Latest First)

Sl no

Authors

Title

Journal & Year, Vol., Pages

National /international

1

Deena MJ

 

 

 

2

Minoo Divakaranet al

Induction and field performance of in vitro micro rhizomes of turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) for production of disease free planting material.

International Journal of Innovative Horticulture, Vol 2015
3(2) : 142-150

International

3

Minoo Divakaranet al

Micropropagation and in vitro conservation of two medicinally important species of long pepper (Piper longum and P. chaba Hunt)

Innovative Journal of Horticulture, 2015,
4(1) :20-25

International

4

Minoo Divakaran et al

Biotechnology for micropropagation and enhancing variations in Vanilla

Asian Journal of Plant Science and Research, 2015, 5(2):52-62

International

5

Minoo Divakaranet al

Induction and field performance of in vitro microrhizomes of turmeric (curcuma longa) for production of disease free planting material

International Journal of Innovative Horticulture. 2015 3(2): 142-150

International

6

Deena MJ,Suchithra E, Divya M, Drishya K, Kavya C, Shamna P and Sariga P

Morphometric analysis of a few species of Caesalpinia.

Journal of Advances in Biological Sciences 2015
2(1-2): 22-25

International

7

Deena M J

Water Quality of Wetland Ecosystems – A Sample Study from Kozhikode District, Kerala.

Indian Journal of Applied Research 2014, 4(10): 259-262.

International

8

Deena M J& Thoppil J E

Micropropagation and phytochemical analysis of Mentha rotundifolia (L.) Huds.

Indian Journal of Applied Research 2014 4(9): 41-44.

International

9

J E Thoppil,
A Tajo, J Minija,
M J Deena,
K Sreeranjini,
L leeja,
M Sivadasan &
A H Alfarhan

Antimicrobial activity of the essential oils of three species of Pogostemon.

 

Journal of Environmental Biology 2014 35(5): 795-798.

International

10

Minoo Divakaran

Genetic diversity and phylogenic relationships among small cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Maton.) cultivars and related genera using DNA markers International

Journal of Innovative Horticulture. 2013
1(1):47-56 

International

11

Minoo Divakaran

Status of Transgenics in Indian spices

Journal of Tropical Agriculture 2013
51 (1-2) : 1-14

International

12

Jija Mathew & J E Thoppil

Genotoxicity of methyl parathion and antimutagenic activity of Salvia officinalis L. (Sage) extracts in Swiss albino mice,

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research. 2012

International

13

Jija Mathew & J E Thoppil

Chemical composition and mosquito larvicidal activities of Salvia coccinea essential oils.

International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Development, 2012

International

14

Jija Mathew& J E Thoppil

Antimutagenic effect of methanol extract of Salvia coccinea Buc’ hoz ex Etl. ‘White’ in Swiss albino mice

 International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Development 2012, 4, 1: 13.

International

15

Jija Mathew & J E Thoppil 

Investigation of the antimutagenic activity of three Salvia extracts.

International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences,2011

International

16

Jija Mathew & J E Thoppil

Chemical composition and mosquito larvicidal activities of Salvia essential oils

Pharmaceutical Biology 2011, 49, 5: 456-463

International

Chapters in Books (Latest First)

Sl No

Author

Title of chapter

Title of Book, Vol., Editor

Year, Publisher

Pages

1

Nirmal Babu K., E.V.D. Sastry, K.V. Saji, Minoo Divakaran, H.J. Akshitha, S. Aarthi, A. Sharon, P.N. Ravindran and K.V. Peter

Diversity and Erosion in Genetic Resources of  Spices

 Sustainable Development and Biodiversity 7.Genetic Diversity and Erosion in Plants Indicators and Prevention,Vol. 1 MR Ahuja and SM Jain et al

2015
Springer, Switzerland, p: 225-261

 

2

MinooDivakaran et al

Micropropagation, plant regeneration synseed, in vitro conservation and genetic transformation in black pepper

protocols for in vitro cultures and secondary metabolites analysis of aromatic and medicinal plants SM Jain,
PK Saxena

2015
The Humana Press, Springer USA,

 

3

Minoo Divakaran et al

Micropropagation, in vitro conservation and pollen storage of Vanilla planifoloia Andrews)

springer. Protocols methods in molecular biology
SM Jain PK Saxena

 

547

4

Nirmal Babu K, Minoo Divakaran, Rahul PR, Anupama K, Peter KV and Sarma YR

Biotechnological approaches in improvement of Spices – a review, in 

Plant Biology and Biotechnology – Vol., Plant Genomics and Biotechnology,  , B. Bahadur, M. Venkat Rajam, L. Sahijram, K.V. Krishnamurthy

2015
Springer

487-516

5

Minoo Divakaran et al

Protocols for In Vitro Cultures and Secondary Metabolite Analysis of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants

Micropropagation, plant regeneration, synseed, In Vitro Conservation, and genetic transformation in Black pepper. 
SM Jain and PK Saxena

2015.
The Humana Press, (Springer), USA, 

 

6

Minoo Divakaran et al

Mustard

Encyclopedia of agriculture and food systems,

Elsevier

 

7

Minoo Divakaran et al

Randomly Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD) and Derived Techniques,

Pascale Besse (ed.) Molecular Plant Taxonomy: Methods and Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol.1115,

2014
Springer Science + Business Media, New York, p.191-209,

 

8

Minoo Divakaranet al

Other herbs and spices.

In Handbook of Herbs & Spices (Peter KV ed). Vol.2.

 

534-582

9

Minoo Divakaranet al

Galangal…

Handbook of Herbs & Spices Vol.2
Peter KV

 

303-318

10

Minoo Divakaranet al

Curry Leaf.

Handbook of Herbs and Spices. Vol.1.

 

 

11

Minoo Divakaran 

Capers and Caperberries.

Handbook of Herbs & Spices Vol.2.
Peter KV 

 

193-224.

12

Minoo Divakaran et al

Cryopreservation of Spices Genetic Resources,

Current Frontiers in Cryobiology,
Igor I. Katkov

2012,
Open Access Publisher

P. 457- 84

13

Minoo Divakaran et al

Ginger

Genetic Resources, Chromosome Engineering and Crop Improvement, Medicinal Plants Vol 6

2011,
CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA.

393- 450

14

Minoo Divakaran et al

Turmeric

Genetic Resources, Chromosome Engineering and Crop Improvement, Medicinal Plants – Volume 6

2011,
CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA

451- 511

Publications in Seminar Proceedings   (Latest First)

Sl No

Author

Title

Seminar

Organized by

Date

pages

1

Minoo Divakaran

Tissue culture a potential tool for propagation and conservation of orchids

National Workshop on Plant Tissue Culture with special reference to Orchid Micropropagation

SAFI Institute of Advanced studies

24-25th January 2017

1

2

Minoo Divakaran

In silico mining, characterization and validation of micro RNAs from medicinal and pesticidal angiosperm Azadirachta indica

National Seminar Patents Plant Breeding Biotechnology and Conservation

MBGIPS Kozhikode

3-5th Dec 2015

102.

3

Minoo Divakaran

Investigations on phenology of Celastrus paniculatus Willd

National Seminar Patents Plant Breeding Biotechnology and Conservation

MBGIPS Kozhikode

3-5th Dec 2015

102.

4

Febina K, Fasna K, Anu Antony, Aswathy ET, Anusree EP &Deena Meria Jose

Macrofungal Diversity of Kozhikode.

National Seminar on ‘Role of Lower Plants in the Forest Ecosystem: Diversity, Conservation and Utilization Potential’ (Abstract)

Govt. College Chitter, Palakkad.

9-10th  Dec 2015

 

5

Neema scaria, Reshnu Suresh E

Qualitative phytochemical analysis of Acanthus ilicifolius

National Seminar on ‘Biodiversity its Concepts and Concerns’ 

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

January 15-16,  2015

 

6

Febina K, Fasna K, Anu Antony, Aswathy ET, Anusree EP &Deena MJ,

Macrofungal Diversity of Florican Hill. Kozhikode,

National Seminar on Biodiversity its Concepts and Concerns 

Providence Women’s College 

January 15-16,  2015)

 

7

Jija Mathew

Antimutagenic activities ofSalvia leucantha, National Seminar on ‘

Biodiversity its Concepts and Concerns’ 

Providence Women’s College  Kozhikode,

January 15-16,  2015

 

8

Reshnu Suresh E

A scientific approach to the pharmaceutical properties of Avicennia officinalis L. and Clerodendron inerme Gaerth of Kumbalangi village of Ernakulam District.

National Seminar on Biodiversity its Concepts and Concerns 

Providence Women’s College 

January 15-16,  2015)

 

9

Arathymol A &Deena MJ

Antibacterial herbs from Apiaceae. Proceedings of the national

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

 

10

Navya Jayakrishnan,  Bhagyasree Raveendran  &Deena M J,

Antifungal properties of a few genera from Lamiaceae

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

 

11

Vinjusha N,  Shikha M,  Sruthi V P &Deena M J

Essential oil studies on two species of Ocimum

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

 

12

Sneha VV &Deena MJ,

Anatomical and phytochemical studies on two species of Costus.

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

 

13

Minoo Divakaran& Jeeja Jayakrisnhnan

In vitro multiplication of endangered and endemic Indian Vanilla species

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

 

14

Shamna AP &Minoo Divakaran,

Digitized Documentation of few Underutilized plant species and preparation of an e-Database of Indigenous plants  

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

 

15

Deena MJ& Thoppil JE

Conservation of  Mentha gentilis L.(ginger mint) through micropropagation

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

 

16

Ruvyda E. V, Sarommabi CP, Shajee F, Sulfath MK, Litna Jose K &Jija Mathew

Mosquito larvicidal activities of  Sugandhi Triphala

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

 

17

Krishnapriya K, Arshida PK, Jincy George, Delna VP  &Minoo Divakaran

Bisynthesis of Silver nanoparticles using leaf extracts of Piper species

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

 

18

Anju T K, Aparna Prasad &Minoo Divakaran

Studies on micropropagation of Aloe vera Linn

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

 

19

Arya Krishnan &Deena MJ,

Micromorphology of a few members of Asteraceae

 

 

 

 

20

Reshnu Suresh E& Romilly Margaret mendez

A Preliminary Investigation on a true mangrove – Rhizophora mucronata, Lamk. and its Associate Cayratia trifolia L. of Kumbalangi Village in Ernakulam District

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

 

21

Kavya V S &Deena MJ

Anthelmintic and mosquito larvicidal activities of some introduced hedge plants

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

 

22

Deena M J

 Leucas essential oils as Bio-rational microbicides 

Biopesticides for sustainable Agriculture’

Malabar Christian College, Calicut

2013

 

23

Jija Mathew

Mosquito larvicidal activities of Syzygium aromaticum (Myrtaceae).

Biopesticides for sustainable Agriculture’

Malabar Christian College, Calicut

2013

 

24

Jinshira MP, Nisha PO, Manju K, Riswana T, Chahana VC&Deena MJ

Floral biology of a few Bauhinia species from Western Ghats.

Western Ghats -Biogeography, Biodiversity & Conservation,

NSS College, Manjeri

 

 

25

Reshnu Suresh E.

Ethnogynaecological practices among the tribes of Kerala.,

Second Annual International Conference on Kerala History

Providence Women’s College, sponsored by Kerala State Higher Education Council & ICHR

Nov 14-16, 2014

 

26

Pilty Peter A.

Sacred groves of Kerala – The Historical aspect. 2014.

Second Annual International Conference on Kerala History

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Nov 14-16, 2014

 

27

Jija Mathew

2014. Historical aspects of the medicinal importance of sage (Salviaofficinalis)

Second Annual International Conference on Kerala History

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Nov 14-16, 2014

 

28

Reshmi P Thomas

Historical aspects of Ayurveda and its emergence in Kerala,

Second Annual International Conference on Kerala History

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Nov 14-16, 2014

 

29

Minoo Divakaran & Jeeja Jayakrishnan

Investigations on two ecologically important Avicennia species

International Seminar on Climate Change Impact,

SNC Trivandrum

7-8th Sept, 2012

 

30

Minoo Divakaranet al

Advances in Food and Agricultural Biotechnology – with special reference to Spices,

International Conference on Advances in Biological Sciences (ICABS),

Inter-University Centre for Microbiology and Biotechnology, Kannur,

2012

Abst. p.15

31

Minoo Divakaran

Cryopreservation of pollen and interspecific hybridization in important orchid species V.planifolia and V.aphylla.

Abst. National Consultation on Production and Utilization of Orchids, , Sikkim

 

19-21 Feb 2011

98.

STUDENT PUBLICATIONS

Publications in Journals

Sl no

Authors

Title

Journal

National/
international

1

Deena MJ,Suchithra E, Divya M, Drishya K, Kavya C, Shamna P and Sariga P (UG Students)

Morphometric analysis of a few species of Caesalpinia.

Journal of Advances in Biological Sciences 2015. 2(1-2): 22-25

International

Publications in Seminar Proceedings

Sl no

Authors

Title

Seminar

Organized by 

Date

1

Febina K, Fasna K, Anu Antony, Aswathy ET, Anusree EP &Deena Meria Jose

Macrofungal Diversity of Kozhikode district.

National Seminar on ‘Role of Lower Plants in the Forest Ecosystem: Diversity, Conservation and Utilization Potential’ (Abstract)

Govt. College Chittoor, Palakkad.

9-10th  Dec 2015

2

Neema scaria, Reshnu Suresh E

Qualitative phytochemical analysis of Acanthus ilicifolius

National Seminar on ‘Biodiversity its Concepts and Concerns’ 

Providence Women’s College, Kozhikode

January 15-16,  2015

3

Febina K, Fasna K, Anu Antony, Aswathy ET, Anusree EP &Deena MJ,

Macrofungal Diversity of Florican Hill.

National Seminar on Biodiversity its Concepts and Concerns 

Providence Women’s College 

January 15-16,  2015)

4

Arathymol A &Deena MJ

Antibacterial herbs from Apiaceae. Proceedings of the national

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College, Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

5

Navya Jayakrishnan,  Bhagyasree Raveendran  &Deena M J,

Antifungal properties of a few genera from Lamiaceae

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

6

Vinjusha N,  Shikha M,  Sruthi V P &Deena M J

Essential oil studies on two species of Ocimum

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

7

Sneha VV &Deena MJ,

Anatomical and phytochemical studies on two species of Costus.

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

8

Minoo Divakaran& Jeeja Jayakrisnhnan

In vitromultiplication of endangered and endemic Indian Vanilla species

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

9

Shamna AP &Minoo Divakaran,

Digitized Documentation of few Underutilized plant species and preparation of an e-Database of Indigenous plants  

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

10

Ruvyda E. V, Sarommabi CP, Shajee F, Sulfath MK, Litna Jose K &Jija Mathew

Mosquito larvicidal activities of  Sugandhi Triphala

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

11

Krishnapriya K, Arshida PK, Jincy George, Delna VP  &Minoo Divakaran

Bisynthesis of Silver nanoparticles using leaf extracts of Piper species

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

12

Anju T K, Aparna Prasad &Minoo Divakaran

Studies on micropropagation of Aloe vera Linn

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

13

Arya Krishnan &Deena MJ,

Micromorphology of a few members of Asteraceae

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

 

 

14

Kavya V S &Deena MJ

Anthelmintic and mosquito larvicidal activities of some introduced hedge plants

Forest Biodiversity Conservation

Providence Women’s College,Kozhikode

10-11 Oct 2013

15

Jija Mathew,
Shilpa TP

Mosquito larvicidal activities of Syzygium aromaticum (Myrtaceae).

Biopesticides for sustainable Agriculture’

Malabar Christian College, Calicut

2013

16

Jinshira MP, Nisha PO, Manju K, Riswana T, Chahana VC&Deena MJ

Floral biology of a few Bauhinia species from Western Ghats.

Western Ghats -Biogeography, Biodiversity & Conservation,

NSS College, Manjeri

 

17

Minoo Divakaran & Jeeja Jayakrishnan

Investigations on two ecologically important Avicennia species

International Seminar on Climate Change Impact,

SNC Trivandrum

7-8th Sept, 2012

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS

A)CURRICULAR:

  • Started M.Sc Botany in 2013
  • Value added courses

Biotechnology
Cultivation techniques
Herbal healthcare & First aid

  • Academic Expert lectures
  • Offcampus lectures
  • Group- emails IDs of all batches
  • Students’ Research Projects
  • International Research collaborations
  • Faculty research projects completed:3
  • Well-equipped Research laboratories
  • Research Publications faculty & Awards
  • Students’ Publications
  • Oral/poster Presentations
  • Release of a ‘Working Paper Series’ & a handbook ‘Handful of Home Remedies
  • Interactions with Eminent Scientists
  • Meeting women scientists
  • Organizing seminars /workshops

B) CO-CURRICULAR:

  • Guruvandanam –honouring & familiarizing legendary scientists
  • Plant of the week
  • Infodesk
  • Star plants garden
  • Popularization Programmes
  • Start up programmes for PG completed students
  • Gift a Sapling on Birthday
  • Campus Biodiversity Register
  • Celebrating Relevant Days
  • Case studies on current environment issues

C) EXTRA-CURRICULAR:

  • Film Shows
  • Exhibitions
  • Manuscript magazine ‘Blossom’
  • Home remedy corner

D) EXTENSION:

  • School Adoption Programme
  • Clean Water Drive:
    Water analysis for neighbourhood
    Cleaning and restoration of water bodies
  • Water analysis camps in adopted village & School
  • Workshop – Herbal Healthcare- for Parents & neighbourhood
  • Ayurveda Medical camp
  • Green earth awareness
  • Planting & distribution of saplings
  • Establishing vegetable garden
  • Energy conservation activities
  • Nature cure: promotion of herbal products
  • Santhisthal: for Biodiversity Conservation
  • Plastic Eradication Drive
  • Translation of subject for benefit of society
  • Women Empowerment programmes for  neighbourhood
  • Training Programmes for women in (mushroom cultivation, biopesticides, vermicompost making,  bonsai making, vegetable carving, floral arts)

ACTIVITIES OF CLUBS:

  • NATURE CLUB

Vision: Protection of Our Environment
Mission/Objective: To inculcate a deep love and understanding for our natural environment in today’s young women
Activities

  • World Environment Day Celebration
  • Tree Planting
  • Innovation in Birthday Celebrations: Presenting a sapling as birthday gift to students
  • Promoting natural and healthy food items were prepared and distributed during the science film shows organized
  • BHOOMITHRASENA CLUB BMC Code:   (BMC-055/KKD/05/09)

(Supported by Directorate of Environment and Climate Change, Govt. of Kerala)
Vision:
To have environmental concern in education by undertaking awareness and action programmes for environmental protection
Mission/objectives:

  • To encourage college students appreciate environment and environmental issues of the locality
  • To provide environmental education opportunities for college students and involve them in addressing environmental issues of the locality
  • To utilize the enormous manpower available with college students as conduits for awareness of the society
  • To make students practice & advocate sustainable life styles

Activities

  • Celebrating relevant days like Ozone day to enhance awareness
  • Competitions to enhance environment awareness
  • Green Earth Drive
  • Plastic eradication drive
  • Training programmes for neighbourhood
  • Seminar on underutilized leafy vegetables on 30th Nov 2015. (Resource person-Mr. Sajeevan Kavumkara (Plant Genome Savior Award Winner)
  • Seminar on ‘Rooftop Organic Farming’ on 30th Sept 2015. (resource person Mr. Chandran (Rooftop gardening expert & member of PTA)
  • Workshop on ‘Preserving nature through brush strokes’

 

  • JALASREE CLUB

(Supported by CCDU, Water Resources Department, Govt. of Kerala)
Vision
To ensure safe potable water for all
Mission/ Objectives

  • To proclaim the college as ‘Water Sanitation and Information Centre’ under CCDU
  • To generate a sensitive and responsible attitude towards water among people through constant professional endeavors with diverse intervention strategies, which demands different devices, advanced technologies, improved designs and skills.
  • To build a behavioral change among society which results in the reduction of loss of water, control and prevent contamination and enhance water quantity, enrich water quality and assure water prosperity in a sustainable manner

Activities
Water literacy programmes

  • Distribution of pamphlets describing water conservation, Keeping wells clean, Well recharging, Rain water harvesting Monsoon diseases etc.
  • Water quality analysis for neighbourhood and distribution of water cards
  • Water quality analysis for adopted school (Visiting CWRDM laboratories as part of Water Literacy Programme
  • Celebrating Word Wetland Day, World water day etc.
  • Quiz competition for UG students on the world wetland day
  • Cleaning and restoration of water bodies
  • Screening of the film KAIPPAD (The blackish water- paddy- prawn field ecosystem) directed by Mr. Babu Kambrath was held in connection with wetland day
  • BIODIVERSITY CLKUB ‘AERITH
    (Reg. No. KSBB/BC/07, BDC Code: KSBB/BDC/11001)

(Supported by Kerala State Biodiversity Board)

Vision
To conserve and enhance local biodiversity
Mission/ Objective

  • To assess the local biodiversity
  • To conduct awareness programmes on environment and biodiversity conservation.

Activities

  • Santhisthal, a collection of traditional fruit trees was established in 10 cents of land outside the campus in the year 2013, with financial support from Kerala State Biodiversity Board. Activities like Bio-fencing, periodic cleaning, watering, weeding, replanting etc. are done regularly.
  • Displays such as Plant of the week, info desk etc. by B.Sc students on a competition basis.
  • Maintenance of Campus biodiversity register

 

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