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Zoology

Highlights of the Department

  • Students secure good ranks in Patna University. 6-9 girls are among the top ten in Patna University Exams.
  • Organizes students activities on a regular basis under the banner of Environment Conservation Outreach (ECO) task force.
  • Completed one UGC Major Project and two Minor Projects.

Activities

Post Graduate, Sem-II students of the Department of Zoology, Patna Women’s College, Autonomous, Patna University, Patna, organized the Farewell Programme for the Post Graduate Sem-IV students of the Department on 21.05.2022.
All the students of both the semesters participated in the programme enthusiastically. Sem-II students presented poems, songs and performed solo and group dances. Few games were also there.
All the Sem-IV students shared their experiences and appreciated the efforts of the Sem-II students and the teachers of the Department of Zoology, PWC. All of them felt proud to be part of PWC family.
Dr Shobha Shrivastava, Head, Dept of Zoology, PWC addressed the students and gave mementos to the Sem-IV students. Teachers of the Zoology Department, Dr Sapna Kumari, Dr Neetu and Dr Sumeet Ranjan were present on the occasion. Support staff of the Department, Ms Marcel, Mr Denis and Mr Telespore were also present. The programme was coordinated by Ms Maurya Priyadarshi, CR of PG Sem-II, Dept of Zoology, PWC. The programme ended at a happy note. All the teachers blessed the students and wished them a successful life.

The Department of Zoology, Patna Women’s College, Autonomous, organised a Poster Making Contest on “Yoga For Well Being” on 02.05.2022.

20 groups of 79 students, both UG and PG, actively participated in this contest.

Winners of PG group

Position Group Names
First Code – 01 Anjalika Bharti,
Raj Lakshmi Kushwaha,
Pratibha Kumari,
Komal Patel and
Asmita Kumari.
Second Code – 04 Maurya Priyadarshi,
Garima Vidyarthi,
Komal and
Shreya Suman
Third Code – 15 Swati Kumari,
Neha and
Radha Raman Kumari
Consolation Prize Code – 16 Anu Kumari,
Medha Kumari,
Nutan Kumari,
Chandani Kumari, and
Annu Kumari

Winners of UG group

Position Group Names Semester
First Code – 09 Anjali Priyadarshi,
Andita Kumari and
Richa Prakash
Sem IV
Second Code – 10 Nisha Bharti,
Namrata Singh and
Jyoti Ran
Sem IV
Third Code – 03 Muskan,
Priya Raj,
Shreya Singh,
Bhavya Kumari and
Khushi
Sem II
Third Code – 13 Sneha Supriya,
Pooja Kumari,
Kantibala Gautam,
Sonal Chauby and
Prashansha Panday
Sem IV

Judges of this Event

Name Designation Department
Dr. Sapna Kumari Assistant professor Department of Zoology
Dr. Neetu Assistant Professor Department of Zoology
Mr. Rajeev Ranjan Assistant Professor Department of Zoology

The programme was successfully organised by Dr. Shobha Shrivastava, Head, Department of Zoology, PWC.
All the teachers of the Department of Zoology, PWC were present on this occasion.

WORLD SPARROW DAY

Every year 20th March is celebrated as World Sparrow Day .On this occasion, the Department of Zoology and ECO Task Force, Patna Women’s College, Autonomous, Patna University, Patna, organized a Slogan Writing Competition and a Poster Making Competition to spread awareness among the students on 21.03.2022. The theme of Slogan Writing Competition was Bond between human and Sparrow and theme of Poster Making Competition was Ecological importance of Sparrow .
Altogether 34 students from UG and PG of Department of Zoology participated in these competitions.

Prize Winners for Slogan Writing Competition

Position Name Department Semester
First Khushi B.Sc II
Second Maurya Priyadarshi M.Sc II
Third Nutan Kumari M.Sc II

Judges for Slogan Writing Competition were:

  • Dr. Sapna Kumari(Assistant Professor,Department of Zoology)Patna Women’s College
  • Dr. Anupma Kumari(Assistant Professor,Department of Zoology)Patna Women’s College
  • Dr. Sumeet Ranjan(Assistant Professor,Department of Zoology)Patna Women’s College

Prize Winners for Poster Making Competition

Position Name Department Semester
First Anshika,Shambhavi Raj,Muskan B.Sc IV
Second Maurya Priyadarshi,Asmita Kumari,Nutan Kumari M.Sc II
Third Anjalika Bharti,Rajlakshmi,Kushwaha,Pratibha Kumari M.Sc II

Judges for Poster Making Competition were:

  • Dr. Shobha Shrivastava(Associate Professor,Department of Zoology)Patna Women’s College
  • Dr. Sapna Kumari(Assistant Professor,Department of Zoology)Patna Women’s College
  • Dr. Neetu(Assistant Professor,Department of Zoology)Patna Women’s College

The programme was organized by Dr. Shobha Shrivastava, Head, Department of Zoology, Patna Women’s College. The teachers present were Dr. Sapna Kumari, Dr. Sumeet Ranjan, Dr. Anupma Kumari and Dr. Neetu.

World Wetland Day
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An online meeting of IAEC, PWC was held on 29.1.2022

Personality class for zoology students conducted in December 2021.

A guest lecture was organized by Department of Zoology on 26.11.2021. It was attende by 150 UG and PG students.

Department of Zoology organized a Poster making Competition on the Vision, Mission and Core values of the college on 23.11.2021

The Department of Zoology, Patna Women’s College (Autonomous) organised an online Parent-Teacher Meeting for the students of Semester III of both UG and PG courses on 30.10.2021 at 9.00 AM.
It was attended by all the students along with their parents.
The meeting started with Prof Shahla Yasmin, Head, Department of Zoology, Patna Women’s College welcoming the parents.
A powerpoint presentation was given by Prof. Shahla Yasmin, Dr. Shobha Shrivastava and Dr. Sister Stuti AC, which gave an insight into the Vision, Mission Statement and Core Values of the college.
The Role of Parents in the development of their wards and Expectations from the students were also discussed.
A virtual tour of the department of Zoology was conducted.
Overall performance of the students of Semester III was discussed.
It was followed by feedback and suggestions from the parents.
All the teachers of the Department of Zoology, PWC attended the PTM.
The meeting concluded with expression of gratitude both by teachers and parents.

The Department of Zoology, Patna Women’s College (Autonomous) organised an online Parent-Teacher Meeting for the students of Semester V on 29.10.2021 at 9.15 AM.
It was attended by all the students along with their parents.
The meeting started with Prof Shahla Yasmin, Head, Department of Zoology, Patna Women’s College welcoming the parents.
A powerpoint presentation was given by Prof. Shahla Yasmin, Dr. Shobha Shrivastava and Dr. Sister Stuti AC, which gave an insight into the Vision, Mission Statement and Core Values of the college.
The Role of Parents in the development of their wards and Expectations from the students were also discussed.
A virtual tour of the department of Zoology was conducted.
Overall performance of the students of Semester V was discussed.
It was followed by feedback and suggestions from the parents.
All the teachers of the Department of Zoology, PWC attended the PTM.
The meeting concluded with expression of gratitude both by teachers and parents.

Freshers day programme in Department of Zoology was organized on 28.10.21 at 20.00 am

A two day orientation programme was conducted for tge Green audit team of Patna Women’s College on 21.10.21 & 22.10.21 by CEE, ADRI Patna

On the occasion of Wildlife Week, the Department of Zoology, Patna Women’s College, Autonomous, Patna University, Patna, organized an online Guest Lecture on the Topic: Conservation of Wildlife in Urban Landscape through Restoration on 08.10.2021.

The Guest Speaker was Dr. M. Shah Hussain, Scientist ( Ecologist), Biodiversity Parks Program, Centre for Environmental Management of Degraded Ecosystems (CEMDE), University of Delhi.

Prof. Shahla Yasmin, Head, Department of Zoology, PWC introduced the Speaker.
The program began with the College Anthem.

Dr. Hussain gave an excellent, elaborate and comprehensive presentation about how a degraded urban land can be restored by conservative strategies. He cited the example of how the barren and degraded land of Delhi Ridge has now totally changed and has been developed as Aravalli Biodiversity Park due to the collective and effective efforts of the Government and the Ecologists. Since 2004 to 2021, major change has taken place in places were conservation activities are taken up. Several Biodiversity Parks and small conservatories have been developed. Community participation, public awareness camps, Nature education camping, Research activities etc. all have helped in developing, restoring and conservation of the Wildlife in Urban Landscape. Ecological restoration is essential because it helps in rehabilitation, remediation, reclamation and restoration of Biodiversity.

Students of UG and PG and all the faculty members of Department of Zoology, PWC, attended the Guest Lecture.
Dr. Hussain interacted with the students and answered their queries. The Lecture was very informative and interesting.

The Department of Zoology, Patna Women’s College, Autonomous, organized an online Parent -Teacher Meet on 27.09.2021, for the students of first semester of both B.Sc. and M.Sc. programmes.
The students and their parents got an opportunity to connect with the members of the faculty. The agenda of the meet was to acquaint the parents with the Vision, Mission Statement and the Core Values of the College.
Prof. Shahla Yasmin, Head, Department of Zoology, PWC, welcomed the Parents of both PG and UG Students.
The session of PG was conducted by Prof. Shahla Yasmin along with Dr. Neetu and Dr. Sumeet Ranjan.
The session of UG was conducted by Dr. Shobha Shrivastava, Dr. Sapna Kumari, Dr. Anupma Kumari and Mr. Rajeev Ranjan.
The teachers discussed the Role of Parents in the growth of their wards and Expectations from the Students.
There was an interactive session with the Parents and the Students.
The Parents-Teacher Meet was concluded with a happy note.

Enrollment and oath taking by new members of ECO Task Force on the occasion of ozone day 2021. 192 students were enrolled

Zoology Department organized bird nest making contest. Nests will be put up on the campus on 16.9.21

On the occasion of Founders Day of Patna Women’s College, ECO Task Force organised a Tree Plantation Programme in its campus. Saplings of Mango, Jamun, Litchi. Cashew, Chikoo, Lemon, Papaya, Jack fruit, Drumticks, Anar, Hershringar, Mentha etc. were planted by the teachers of Department of Zoology, PWC in the campus.The programme was organised by Dr. Shahla Yasmin, Vice President, ECO Task Force and Dean of Science faculty. The teachers present were Dr. Shobha Shrivastava, Dr. Sister Stuti AC, Dr. Sapna Kumari, Mr. Sumeet Ranjan and Mr. Rajiv Ranjan. Few ECO members and all the non-teaching staff members of Science Departments attended the Tree Plantation Programme.

74th Independence Day Celebration

Webinar News

The Department of Zoology, Patna Women’s College, Autonomous, Patna University, Patna organised an International Webinar on the Topic : Academic Career Trajectories for Biology Students on 11.06.20.

The Resource Person was Dr. Ankur Singh, Lecturer, Centre for Health Equity and Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Melbourne School Population and Global Health, Honorary(Fellow) Melbourne Dental School.

More than 200 students from various states of India actively participated in the Webinar. E-certificates were given to all the participants.

Dr. Sister Rashmi AC, Principal, Patna Women’s College,Autonomous addressed the participants of the Webinar. Prof.(Dr.) Shahla Yasmin, Head, Department of Zoology and Dean, Science Faculty, PWC introduced the Guest Speaker and the topic of the Webinar. Vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Shobha Shrivastava, Associate Professor, Department of Zoology.

World Environment Day .

On the occasion of World Environment Day, (05.06.20) the ECO Task Force, Patna Women’s College , Autonomous, Patna University , organised a Speech Contest on the Theme : ‘Positive and Negative Impacts of Lockdown on Environment,The Prize Winners are:

Position Name Department
First Nishi Gupta BA
Second Prakriti Pandey Economics
Third Maneeshi Mani , Poorvi Gupta, Zoology , Sociology
Consolation Komal Kumari , Swati Singh Sociology , Zoology

On the occasion of World Environment Day, (05.06.20)the ECO Task Force, Patna Women’s College,Autonomous,Patna University, organised Poster Competition on the Theme : ‘Alternative to curb Plastic Pollution ‘.
86 students of various departments of PWC participated.
The Prize Winners are :

Position Name Department
First Tripti Chaurasia Mathematics
Second Urvi Swami Zoology
Third Nibha Singh Botany
Consolation Purnima , Tripti Choudhary Zoology , Microbiology

World Environment Day

  • Undergraduate students carry out research projects under the CPE and BSR schemes of UGC.
  • There are facilities for carrying out research for Ph.D.
  • Thrust areas for research are Ecotoxicology, Environment and Human Health and Histopathology.

PWC organized a DBT sponsored Guest Lecture on the Topic: ‘Water Crisis and its Conservation’ on 24.08.2019. The Speaker was Dr Gopal Sharma, Dy Director, ZSI, Patna, Bihar and Jharkhand.
Students of Botany, Chemistry, Geography and Zoology attended the Lecture.

Teaching Staff

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Dr. Shobha Srivastava (HOD)
M.Sc, Ph.D
Entomology

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Dr. Sister Stuti A.C.
M.Sc, Ph.D. Entomology and Vermitechnology

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Dr. Sapna Kumari
M.Sc, Ph. D, CSIR- NET

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Dr. Anupma Kumari
B.Sc, M. Sc., Ph.D

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Dr. Neetu
M.Sc, Ph.D

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Mr. RAJEEV RANJANn
M. Sc., NET-JRF, GATE

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Mr. Sumeet Ranjan
M.Sc, Ph.D

Non Teaching Staff

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Md. Kamaal

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Mr. Dennis

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Ms. Marcel