Profile of the Department

Welcome to the Department of Botany, Bhawanipur Anchalik College


The Department of Botany of Bhawanipur Anchalik College is one of the newly created science departments. With the establishment of the Department of Botany in 2023, the department focuses on basic research and teaching about plants. Faculty members share a passion for unraveling the wonders of form, structure, and function that lie at the core of the remarkable diversity of plant life. From the microscopic phytoplankton/microalgae to the diverse organisms such as lichens, algae, bryophytes, pteridophytes, gymnosperms, and the ubiquitous angiosperms that enrich our daily lives. The department will also establish the college's botanical garden and a botanical museum. In addition, a departmental library will also be established.


Year of Establishment: 2023



 1.      Our mission is to foster an environment of excellence by attracting and supporting the outstanding students, faculty and staff needed to sustain our vision. 

 2.      We focus on the patterns and processes that enable predictive understanding of plants and their environments at local, regional, and global scales, leading to strengths in the areas  of ecology, evolution, and systematic etc.

 3.    Applying conventional and unconventional tools to understand plant processes, developing human resources with hands-on experience in frontier areas of plant science.

4.      Overall, the mission of the Department of Botany is to advance botanical knowledge through education, research, conservation, outreach, and collaboration. By fostering a deep understanding and appreciation of plants, the department seeks to contribute to the conservation of plant biodiversity, the sustainable management of resources, and the betterment of society as a whole.



1.   Education and Training: The department strives to provide a comprehensive and  rigorous education to students, equipping them with a deep understanding of plants and their importance in ecosystems. It offers academic programs that foster critical thinking, research skills, and practical expertise. It also aims to produce competent botanists who can contribute to various sectors such as agriculture, forestry, conservation, biotechnology, and academia.

2.   Conservation and Sustainability: Recognizing the vital role of plants in maintaining ecosystem health, the department is committed to promoting conservation and sustainable practices. It advocates for the preservation and restoration of plant diversity, habitats, and ecosystems through research, policy engagement, and public awareness campaigns.

3.   Research Advancement and Collaboration: The department aspires to contribute to the global scientific knowledge base and address pressing environmental challenges through interdisciplinary collaboration and the use of advanced technologies.  Additionally, the department endeavors to engage with the wider community through public lectures, workshops, botanical gardens, and citizen science initiatives to raise awareness about the importance of plants and their conservation.

   Overall, the vision of the Department of Botany is to advance the understanding of plants and their significance in sustaining life on Earth. Through research, education, conservation, collaboration, and technological integration, the department seeks to make meaningful contributions towards a more sustainable and plant-rich future.


Faculty profile(s):


Sl. No.

Name of faculty

Educational Qualification

Date of Appointment



Teaching experience


Mami Das

B.Sc.: Bajali College, Gauhati University,

M.Sc.: Gauhati University (First class first in M.Sc.)

Ph.D.: Pursuing PhD in Gauhati University

1st June, 2023

Assistant Professor



Molecular Biology,

Plant Breeding



Khirod Kalita

B.Sc.: Sibsagar College, Dibrugrah University,

M.Sc.: Gauhati University

Ph.D : Pursuing PhD in Gauhati University

1st June, 2023

Assistant Professor

Cyotology, genetics and Plant Breeding



Laboratory Staff:

   To be updated...

Research Publication and Seminar:

  • K.S. Bordoloi, P.M. Baruah, M. Das, N. Agarwala (2022), Unravelling IncRNA mediated gene expression as potential mechanism for regulating secondary metabolism in Citrus limon, Food Bioscience, 46, 101448; DOI:10.1016/j.fbio.2021.101448

  • Kalita, K. (2023). Oral presentation entitled “Identification of late embryogenesis abundant (Lea) in B. Nigra and their role in drought stress” at International Conference “On challenges and prospects of bioresource conservation in Eastern Himalaya” organized by Department of Zoology, Gauhati University.


Department of Botany,

Bhawanipur Anchalik college,

Barpeta, Assam- 781352

Email: [email protected]

Contact No.- 9957772804