Rayat Shikshan Sanstha's

Mahatma Phule Arts, Science and Commerce College, Panvel

Post Box No 124, Karanjade Village, Taluka- Panvel, District-Raigad. (MS)- 410206

Accredited by NAAC at "A" grade with CGPA of 3.18

"Best College Award" by University of Mumbai
Recipient of Grant Under DBT Star College Scheme


Name of the Department


About the Department The department is established in 1970. It is one of the leading department dedicated to teaching and Research. The department runs F. Y., S. Y. and T. Y. B. Sc. Botany with six units.  Programme provides basic knowledge of the living world, plant diversity and evolutionary trends of flowering and non-flowering plants, cell biology, genetics, plant physiology, and plant ecology during the first three years. This department is actively imparting the knowledge of subject to the needy students and awareness among them about environment related issues.  Department also runs skill based short term courses like Horticulture and Gardening, Dairy Science and Technology and Beauty parlor.
There are five teaching faculties followed by four administrative staff. The faculty member of department actively participated in conference, workshop & seminars regularly held by different colleges of different University.
Faculty also engaged in research activity. Department organized state level seminar on “Recent Innovative Trends in Plant Science” on 1 Sept. 2012.  Department has well equipped instruments computer and internet facility for conducting practical in Biostatics and Bioinformatics. Department has well established Botanical Garden having plants of syllabus oriented of Botanical interest. There are two separate gardens viz. Cactus garden with 80 Cactus sp. and Medicinal plant garden with different medicinal trees, shrubs and herbs.
Aims and Objectives
  •  To provide the knowledge about utilization of natural resources.
  • To develop scientific attitude and research culture among the students.
  • To imbibe the importance of ecosystem.
  • To create the awareness of life saving herbal drugs.
  • To attract students towards Botany.
Courses Offered ? UG :  B. Sc
Skill based short term courses:-
? Horticulture and gardening
? Dairy science and technology
? Beauty parlor
Teaching And Learning Resources ? Central Library(549 References + 633 Text Books)
? Departmental Library (50 Books)
? 100 e-Books
? Computer and Laptop with printer
? Microscope with Digital camera attachment
? LCD projector and Digital Scanner
List of faculty  
Technical Staff  
MOU 1. Department  Signed(Dated 29th December 2014) M.O.U With The Green Earth Agrobiotech,       Jaisingpur, Dist. Kolhapur
2. Department Signed (Dated 12th February 2015) International M.O.U With The Maua Agritech     Ltd., Nairobi Kenya
3. Department  Signed(Dated 18th  January 2016) M.O.U With The Biosource Biotech
Activities/Best Practices
  • Floral arrangement  Demonstration and competition
  • Students Seminar
  • Green gene wall paper
  •  Student Research activity (Avishkar) and Conference
  •  Plantation
  • Guest Lectures
  • To create awareness of climate change.
  • Extension activity-  Sustainable Agriculture & Environment Protection
  • Consultancy-Plant Health Management
Student centric activity
  • Display of learning outcomes and graduate attributes.
  • Parent teacher scheme.
  • Use of ICT for effective teaching and learning.
  • Remedial teaching for ST, SC, NT and OBC learners.
  • Extra lectures for slow and advanced learners.
  • Career counseling cell.
  •  Placement cell.
  • Provision of departmental library.
  • Organization of workshops and seminars.
  • Organization of Extracurricular and co-curricular activities.
  • Organization of guest lectures.
  • Field visits and Study tour.
  • Projects on curriculum aspects.
  • Mushroom cultivation technology.
  • Herbarium preparation.
  • Herbal technology.
  • Bonsai preparation.
  • Vegetable and fruit carving.
  • Floral arrangement and bio jewellary.
  • Preparation of   jam jelly and squash.
  • Preparation of   dairy products.
Action  Plan 1. To undertake UGC, DST & University Research projects.
Our Pride Students
  • Miss Dhanashree Ghare Released The Music album CD.
  • Akshay  Sawant  is selected in Indian Armed Forces
  • Hemant Khutale is appointed in Central Railway Engg. Deptt.
  • Ms. Mitali Chandane appointed as Q.A.  Officer at Milan Laboratories.
  • Shree. Akash Dilip Kamble appointed as post of office Assistant.
Collaborative Activity
  • M.o.U with the Green Earth Agrobiotech, Jaisingpur, Dist. Kolhapur
  • International M.O.U With The Maua Agritech Ltd., Nairobi Kenya
  • M.o.U with the Biosource Biotech  Laboratory Pune
Learning Outcomes