Department of Botany conducted one-credit course on ‘Tree Appreciation’ in blended mode on 1st May 2022 and 7th May to 10th May 2022. One offline field visit to Veermata Jijabai Bhosle Udyan, Byculla was organized on 1st May, 2022 which lasted for about three hours. Interesting features of the plants and their unique remarkable significance were highlighted to the student participants in simple understandable language, considering their non-Botany background. Online lectures with the help of powerpoint presentations were conducted by every faculty of the Botany department from 7th May to 10th May, which covered various aspects of the plant world, focussing mainly on the tree species
16th Inter-Collegiate/Institute/Department Avishkar Research Convention 2021-22 was conducted online by Department of Students’ Development, University of Mumbai. Out of 28 Research Proposals (34 student participants) from SIES College, 8 Research Proposals were selected for the Zonal Level Final rounds and 2 of our students secured ranks in the Final rounds. SIES College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Sion (W) was awarded Overall Championship (First Rank) in the 16th Avishkar Research Convention 2021-2022 from Mumbai University in Zone-II.
Date: 9th May 2022 Time: 1.00 pm Venue: Auditorium, SIES College of Arts, Science and Commerce (Autonomous), Sion west, Organised by: Department of Food Technology and Nutraceuticals jointly with Department of Bioanalytical Sciences Resource persons / Invited Speakers: • Shri. Sanjay Dave; Former Chairperson, Codex Alimentarius Commission; Former Advisor, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) • Dr Prakash Kondekar, Advisory Board Member-Chamber for Advancement of Small & Medium Businesses (CASMB) -– A non-profit organization which empowers micro, small & medium business entrepreneurs to achieve next level success
The One Credit Course on “Tree Appreciation” was conducted by the Botany Department, which included one offline field visit to Rani Bagh, Byculla on the 1st May, 2022 (Sunday) and eight online modules from 7th May, 2022 to 10th May, 2022. These were followed by online assessment of 40 marks in Google form format consisting of MCQ type questions based on the modules conducted. The list of students who completed the course successfully and earned extra one credit in Semester II
The participating students of M.Sc.-II Botany successfully completed a Short-Term Training Program in ‘Plant Tissue Culture’ organized by KET’s Scientific Research Centre, from 12th May 2022 to 23rd May 2022.