Department of Horticulture, Aromatic & Medicinal

Department of Horticulture, Aromatic & Medicinal
Head: Dr. Chhungpuii

Year of Establishment : 2007
Year of First Intake of Student : 2007
Fax: +91‐389‐2330834
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The department of Horticulture, Aromatic and Medicinal Plants (HAMP) was established in July, 2007. The department has specialise in the exploitation of genetic diversity of many indigenous underutilized horticultural crops of the region, their domestication & development of cultivation technologies in addition to development of post-harvest technologies of many horticultural crops. The teaching & R&D work in the department is aimed to cater towards the potential of Horticultural and MAP crops including improvement of cultivation practices, bioprospecting and post harvesting technology; to address the challenges and needs for the development of herbal sector in the state as well as in the country; Establishment & development of HAMP farm and MAPs germplasm repository centre as demonstration cum germplasm resource centre and, to develop and trained young professionals for horticultural and herbal sector through M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes. At present it conducts M.Sc. (HAMP) comprising of 88 credit courses with 60 credit Core courses, 08 credit Foundation courses, 16 credit specialization courses and 04 credit Open Elective courses under CBCS pattern including research based dissertation/project work.

Position of Teaching Faculty:

Prof. A.C. Shukla (On Lien), ProfessorDownload
Dr. T.K. Hazarika, Associate ProfessorDownload
Dr. Chhungpuii Khawlhring, Asst. Professor (Stage 3)Download
Dr. Awadhesh Kumar, Astt. Professor (Stage 2)Download
Dr. Debashis Mandal, Asst. Professor (Stage 2)Download
Mrs. Abigail Zothansiami, Asst. ProfessorDownload

Programmes under the department: PG, Mphil and PhD