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FACULTY - Department of Botany

Prof. (Dr.) Kumud Saklani

dean.academics@sgrru.ac.in
Area of Interest Plant Physiology & Plant Biotechnology
Qualifications M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., NET

Brief profile and Achievements:

With over 17 years of experience in teaching, research and administration in the organization, Dr. Kumud Saklani firmly believes that the aim of education, be it academic or moral, should be such that it motivates and inspires the young minds and help them become independent, good and responsible citizens of India. She started her professional career in higher education in Oct 2005 as Lecturer in Department of Botany at SGRR (PG) College under the Self Finance Scheme. She worked as Head & Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology & Microbiology for 10 years. She was Coordinator, SGRRCHS, SGRR University for one year and later became Dean, School of Basic & Applied Sciences at SGRR University.

Dr. Kumud is Professor & Dean (Academics) at SGRR University and is also holding the post of Director, International Affairs since Dec 2023. She has published several research papers in national and international journals and 2 patents were published during the years 2022 and 2023. She has convened and organized several events at SGRR University such as workshops, FDP, popular lecture series, webinars, career counseling and motivational seminars etc. for the benefit of students and faculties of SGRR University. As Director International Affairs, she along with her team have focused on providing best possible services for foreign students and also create a multicultural environment wherein there is appreciation along with an understanding of cultural differences which will help develop global mindset and contribute towards understanding and solving global challenges and problems.

Professor

Designation : Professor & Dean (Academics), Director, International Affairs Department of Botany dean.academics@sgrru.ac.in
  • Area of Specialization:

    Plant Physiology

Area of Interest:

Area of Interest Plant Physiology & Plant Biotechnology
Qualifications M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., NET

Brief profile and Achievements:

With over 17 years of experience in teaching, research and administration in the organization, Dr. Kumud Saklani firmly believes that the aim of education, be it academic or moral, should be such that it motivates and inspires the young minds and help them become independent, good and responsible citizens of India. She started her professional career in higher education in Oct 2005 as Lecturer in Department of Botany at SGRR (PG) College under the Self Finance Scheme. She worked as Head & Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology & Microbiology for 10 years. She was Coordinator, SGRRCHS, SGRR University for one year and later became Dean, School of Basic & Applied Sciences at SGRR University.

Dr. Kumud is Professor & Dean (Academics) at SGRR University and is also holding the post of Director, International Affairs since Dec 2023. She has published several research papers in national and international journals and 2 patents were published during the years 2022 and 2023. She has convened and organized several events at SGRR University such as workshops, FDP, popular lecture series, webinars, career counseling and motivational seminars etc. for the benefit of students and faculties of SGRR University. As Director International Affairs, she along with her team have focused on providing best possible services for foreign students and also create a multicultural environment wherein there is appreciation along with an understanding of cultural differences which will help develop global mindset and contribute towards understanding and solving global challenges and problems.

Research and Publications
S. No. Name of the Author Title of Paper/Book Published Name of the journal/Publication house Year of Publication Manuscript no./DOI
1 Prof. (Dr.) Kumud Saklani First Report on Occurrence of Clonostachys in cave ecosystem from India Journal of Mycopathological Research 2022 ISSN: 0971-3719| 60(2): 267-271
2 Prof. (Dr.) Kumud Saklani Ethnobotanical Study of Medicinal Plants in Chakrata Region of Uttarakhand, Western Himalaya as a Immunity Booster during Covid-19 Pandemic Discovery Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi (India) 2022 ISBN: 978-93-88854-97-9
3 Prof. (Dr.) Kumud Saklani Perspectives in Basic and Applied Research International Book Distributor and Publisher, Rajpur Road, Dehradun (Uttarakhand) 2022 ISBN-817089381-X
4 Prof. (Dr.) Kumud Saklani Rhizospheric Soil Microfungal Diversity under Hippophae salicifolia D. Don ecosystem of Garhwal Himalayas Asian Journal of Mycology 2021 ISSN: 2651-1339| 4(2):123-145| Doi10.5943/ajom/4/2/9
5 Prof. (Dr.) Kumud Saklani Suitable Traits Responsible For Competitive Ability In Rice: An Overview. Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology 2021 https://www.ikppress.org/index.php/PCBMB/article/view/6567
6 Prof. (Dr.) Kumud Saklani Phytoplankton Diversity of Lotic and Lentic Water Streams of Densely Populated Picnic Spots of Dehradun District of Garhwal Himalayas Phytotaxonomy 2021 Print Journal ISSN: 0972-4206
7 Prof. (Dr.) Kumud Saklani Morpho-Taxonomic diversity of soil microfungi in selected croplands of Doon Valley of Uttarakhand Himalayas Phytotaxonomy 2018 Print JournaL ISSN: 0972-4206
8 Prof. (Dr.) Kumud Saklani Phytochemical Analysis and Antimicrobial Activity of Leaf and Seed Extract of Cassia fistula. International Refereed Multidisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research. 2017 Online ISSN: 2320-3145, Print ISSN: 2319-5789 | 5(4): 24-30.
9 Prof. (Dr.) Kumud Saklani Improved in vitro propagation of Rose cultivars against varying concentrations of carbon source, agar and plant growth regulators. Journal of Non Timber Forest Products 2015 https://doi.org/10.54207/bsmps2000-2015-B51YYC
10 Prof. (Dr.) Kumud Saklani In vitro propagation of Rudraksha (Elaeocarpus sphaericus (Gaertn.) K. Schum): a biotechnological approach for conservation. Physiology and molecular biology of plants. Physiology and Molecular biology of Plants. 2015 https://doi.org/10.1007%2Fs12298-015-0316-0
11 Prof. (Dr.) Kumud Saklani Comparative evaluation of the AntibacterialEfficacy and Phytochemical Analysis of Rhizome extracts of Acorus calamus L. against human pathogenic bacteria. ENVIS bulletin Himalayan Ecology 2015 ISSN: 0971-7447 | 23:132-139.
12 Prof. (Dr.) Kumud Saklani Micropropagation of rose cultivars: biotechnological application to floriculture. Journal of environmental research and development 2015 ISSN (print): 0973-6921 ISSN (online): 2319-5983
13 Prof. (Dr.) Kumud Saklani Ethnomedicinal importance of Rudraksha (Elaeocarpus sphaericus (Gaertn.) K. Schum.), related species and their conservation strategies: a review. Indian Journal of Forestry 2015 https://doi.org/10.54207/bsmps1000-2015-4yj3w3
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