Department of Botany

Government Holkar (Model Autonomous) Science College, Indore (M.P.), INDIA

(NAAC Accredited "A" Grade College)

Established: 1891

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" In a gentle way, you can shake the world ""

~ Mahatma Gandhi ~

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History - Department of Botany is one of the oldest departments of college.  It was established as undergraduate department in 1943. It was raised to Post Graduate level in 1960since October 1943 following heads worked for betterment of students and the society.

  1. Prof. B.S. Gogate                   (Oct. 1943- Jun.1950)
  2. Prof. H.B. Saxena                   (July 1951-July 1954)
  3. Prof. D.W. Kshirsagar                        (July1954-July 1965)
  4. Prof. J.K. Verma                     (July 1965-July 1969)
  5. Prof. N.K. Verma                   (July 1969 –Sep.1973)
  6. Dr. D.N. Mishraraj                  (Sep. 1973- July 1978)
  7. Dr. M.S. Gujral                       (July 1978-July 1983)
  8. Dr. B.S.Arya                           (July 1983-July 1984)
  9. Prof.A.B.Seerwani                  (Aug.1984-July 1987)
  10. Dr. V. B. Diwanji                   (July 1987- July 1990)
  11. Prof.A.B.Seerwani                  (July 1990- Apr. 1996)
  12. Prof.( Smt.) K. Ganjiwale       (May. 1996- Nov. 1999)
  13. Prof. P.P. Singh                      (Dec. 1999- June 2000)
  14. Prof. S. K. Mishra                   (July 2000- June 2005)
  15. Dr. S.P. Nagar                         (July 2005 – June 2006)
  16. Dr. Sanjay Vyas                      (July 2006 – May.2008)
  17. Dr.Arun Kher                          ( June 2008- June 2011)
  18. Dr. Sanjeeda Iqbal                  (July 2011- July 2012)
  19. Dr.Arun Kher                          ( July 2012- Cont.)

Department started advance course i.e. Ph.D. only after receiving recognition as research center in 1965. M.Phil was started in 2011.

So far 24 students of awarded Ph.D. from this department and 18 Students are pursuing their research work under registered guides of DAVV.

  1. Dr. Arun Kher
  2. Dr. Sanjeeda Iqbal
  3. Dr. Sanjay Vyas
  4. Dr. Kishore Pawar
  5. Dr. Kislaya Pancholi
  6. Dr. N.K. Jain

Faculties of this department are determined for bright future of students and are working wholeheartedly for betterment of students, society and Environment.