Department of Botany – Activities – 2016 – 17

JUNE 2016

1

Dr. K. Kishore kumar delivered an invited lecture on Western Ghats, at Bhavans B.Ed College on 3rd June 2016

2

A talk on ‘Prakrithinireekhanavum Kavithakalum’ by poet Mr. T.P. Viswanathan was organized for the final year B.Sc Botany students on 6th June 2016 in the department smart room

3

Dr. K. Kishore kumar attended the Board of Studies meeting on 9th June 2016

4

PTA meeting for the parent of first year students was held on 13th June 2016 in the department

5

An interview for appointing a guest lecturer in the department was held on 14th June 2016. Ms Vidya P. was selected

6

Dr. K. Kishore kumar delivered a talk on ‘Western Ghats – Evaluation Report and Conservation’ at Govt. Law College, Kozhikode on 15th June 2016

7

Dr K. Kishore kumar delivered an invited lecture on ‘People and Environment’ at RUA College on 29th June 2016

JULY 2016

1

The NAAC peer team visited the department on 19th July 2016 as a part of college reaccreditation from 18th to 20th July 2016

2

seminar on Mangrove forest conservation was organized for the students on 29th July in the smart room.

AUGUST 2016

1

A documentary film ‘Save Our Sholas’ was presented for the students in the smart room on 5th August

2

A presentation on the History of our Department was organized on 17th Aug in the smart room

3

A one day visit to Malabar Botanical Garden and Institute of Plant Sciences was organised for the final year students on 18th August

4

Dr K. Kishore kumar attended the Board meeting of IV semester B.SC practical examinations at The Zamorins Guruvayoorappan College, Calicut on 23rdAugust

SEPTEMBER 2016

1

An exhibition of Local flowers was organized in the Botany Lab on 7th September.

2

College Union election was held on 8th September

3

The staff and students celebrated Onam with a feast and various programmes on 9th September

OCTOBER 2016

1

College union Inauguration was held on 18th October

2

Sreelakshmi P.K. of 3rd semester B.Sc Botany was awarded silver medal in Health and Hygiene exams in the NSC Camp held at Karwar from 16th to 29thOctober

3

Sneha Rajeev joined as Guest lecturer on 21st October

NOVEMBER 2016

1

study tour for the fifth semester B.Sc students was undertaken from 2nd to 6th November 2016. 29 students were accompanied by Dr K. Kishorekumar, Sneha Rajeev and Abdul Jaleel. The team visited Munnar, Chinnar, Coimbatore and Ooty

2

Inauguration of Botany Association was held on 16th October. A wildlife photography exhibition was organised in connection with this at the Hajee A.P. Bava Convention centre. The association was inaugurated by Dr. Sibichen M. Thomas, Principal, St. Josephs’ College, Devagiri and the photography exhibition, by the Principal, Farook College.

3

A one day visit to Malabar Botanical Garden and Institute of Plant Sciences was organized for the 1st and 3rd semester B.Sc students on 18th October. Dr. K. Kishore kumar, Naseeha C.P. and Sneha Rajeev accompanied the students. The students got an opportunity to interact with Dr. M.C. Dattan, Scientific Advisor to the Ministry of Kerala

DECEMBER 2016

1

Dr. K. Kishore kumar inaugurated the Botany and Zoology associations of PSMO College, Tirurangadi on 2nd December

2

Dr K. Kishore kumar attended the WWS Coordinators’ State level workshop at Trivandrum from 5th to 7th December

3

College sports day was held on 15th December 2016

JANUARY 2017

1

Dr. K. Kishore kumar identified and named the trees of Lions Park, Kozhikode. The programme was inaugurated by Honb’le Mayor Thottathil Raveedran on 7th January

2

The 4th semester B.Sc students, accompanied by Dr K. Kishore kumar and Naseeha C.P., went on an Marine algal collection trip to Thikkodi on 11th January. They also visited the Planetarium and Zoological Survey of India on the same day

3

Students of the department participated in the interactive session with Dr. G. Madhavan Nair, Former Chairman, ISRO in the College Auditorium on 16thJanuary

4

College Fine Arts Day was held on 18th and 19th of January. Several students participated

5

The preliminary screening for the Quiz organized as a part of Myristica 2017 was done on 20th January in the department smart room. 6 teams were shortlisted from 21 participants.

6

Two documentary films, ‘Home’ and ‘Earth’ were screened in the AVT of the college in the FN session of Myristica 2017 on 23rd January. Prof. E.P. Imbichikoya, Principal, Farook College inaugurated the programme. The final rounds of the Big Quiz was held in the AN session. Hanan P.T and Ashique K.C. of the Department of Statistics bagged the first prize.

FEBRUARY 2017

1

Palliative day was organised by the palliative care unit of the college on 7thFebruary. Several students attended.

2

The final year students visited the Indian Institute of Spices Research on 8thFebruary as a part of their curriculm. Anjana S., Sneha Rajeev and P.V. Abdul Jaleel accompanied the students.

3

Jithin V. of 1st year B.Sc Botany bagged the Best paper award in the National Seminar on ‘Recent Innovations and Current Trends in Biological Sciences’ sponsored by KSCSTE held at Bishop Mooore College, Mavelikkara, from 7th to 10th February

4

Dr. K. Kishore Kumar led the WWS team which participated in the Trauma care training organized at the Police Club, Calicut, on 19th February

5

Dr. K. Kishore Kumar organized a motivational visit for the 2nd year WWS mentees to various research institutions in Bengaluru and Mysore from 20th to 24th February. The team visited IISc, JNCASR, CFTRI etc.

6

Jithin V. participated in the intercollegiate quiz programme organized by the college as a part of the National Science day on 20th February 2017 and bagged the fourth prize.

7

The department bagged the second prize in the exhibition competition of FarooSciencia on 28th February as a part of the National Science day celebrations. Jithin V, Aswin C, Anamika P, Aisha Fehmin, Farhath E, Adila K and Jaseela Abdul Jaleel of the first year B.Sc batch were the participants.

MARCH 2017

1

Dr. K. Kishore Kumar delivered an invited talk on “Problems and Concerns in current environmental scenario” on 2nd March in the National Seminar held at Farook Training College.

2

Jithin V. participated in a workshop on ‘Recombinant DNA Techniques’ at KKTM Govt. College, Pullut from 1st to 3rd March

3

PhD viva voce of Anjana S. at University of Calicut on 30 March 2017