About the Department / Program
The department comprises of 8 committed faculty to provide an in depth knowledge in authentication, isolation of active principles, understanding of phytomolecules their design and development, validation of phyto molecules of natural origin, herbal formulation development and its standardization. Special emphasis is laid on cell and molecular biology relevant to biotechnology at PG level . The Pharmacognosy subject is taught for B.Pharm, Pharm.D and M.Pharm students. The department maintains a medicinal herbal garden in 2 acres which serves as a source for herbal drugs, preparation of herbarium and sometimes as a supply of raw materials to herbal industries.