Botany was introduced in Sri Aurobindo College in 1992 as a part of BSc. Life Sciences course. The department has produced a large number of eminent scientists, dedicated teachers and those who excelled in other Area(s)s.

The Department of Botany occupies the ground floor of the small Block which has been build recently. It has spacious two teaching laboratories equipped with all necessary instruments and computers.


Department is presently running innovation project ( SAC 206) funded by Delhi University.

The Botanical Society

Society named SANJEEVANI was constituted in session 2013-14. The society in 2014 organised its first event as a botanical quiz 'The fungal nature'.


Prof. Manju Gupta (Teacher-in-Charge)

Designation : Professor
Qualification : Ph.D. (Delhi), M.Sc..
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Area(s) of Interest :Mycology and Plant Pathology,BSc. (life Science) -Ecology and Environment

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Prof. Payal Mango (on Deputation)

Designation : Professor
Qualification : Ph. D., M.Phil., M.Sc.
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Area(s) of Interest : Mycorrhizae with respect to productivity, Bioremediation and Exotic Plant Invasion

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Dr. Rashmi Mathur

Designation : Associate Professor
Qualification : Ph.D. (Delhi), M.Sc.
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Area(s) of Interest : Plant physiology & metabolism; Biotechnology; Cell molecular biology; Mushroom cultivation Regards

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Anil Kumar Mavi

Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : MSc.PhD
Area(s) of Interest : Cell & Molecular Biology, Bioinformatic, Plant & Developmental Biology, Pollen Allergy Biology

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