The Department Of Botany is one of the oldest departments in the college. The department has excellent facilities of which the Herbaria collection is one of the very best among colleges in the region. The Department also has a botanical garden. The department of biotechnology began as an offshoot of this department.

Seminars, Talks, Workshops etc conducted by the Botany department during 2014-2018

  • Organized the World environment day celebration on 5th June, 2014 in the college campus, jointly organized by department of Botany, St. Anthony’s college, NSS unit of the college and Centre for Science education, NEHU, Shillong.
  • Organized a talk ‘Learning for Cogent Living’ by Sri J. Sarma of ‘Society for Socio-Economic Awareness and Environment Protection (SSEAP)’on 25th July, 2014 which was a joint programme of State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Meghalaya and Department of Botany, St. Anthony’s college, Shillong.
  • Organized a talk on ‘Ecology and Conservation of Sacred Groves in Meghalaya’ by Prof H. N. Pandey, retired Professor and Head, Department of Botany NEHU, on 28th July, 2014 held at Department of Botany, St. Anthony’s college, Shillong.
  • Organized the celebration of World Environment Day on 5th June, 2015 in the college campus.
  • Organized a training programme on ‘vermicomposting’ for the 2nd semester and 3rd year B.A. (evening section) students of St. Anthony’s college on 19th March, 2016.
  • Organized a one day training programme on ‘Vermicomposting’ in the college vermicomposting unit on 9th August, 2016 where students of B. Sc. 3rd Semester Botany participated. The programme was sponsored by DBT Star college scheme of the college.
  • Organized World environment day celebration in collaboration with ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, St. Anthony’s college unit on 4th June, 2016, held at the college botanical garden.
  • Organized a workshop on Botany semester syllabus for the botany teachers of different colleges of Meghalaya on 6th August, 2016 held at the department of Botany, St. Anthony’s college.
  • Organized a talk on ‘What is life’ which was delivered by Prof. A.K. Misra on 21st August, 2017 at the conference hall of college.

Clubs initiated by the Department
Botany Club
Cotyledon wall magazine

Pictures of Department activities

Dr. C Satyajit Rao


Devajyoti Bokolial
Associate Professor


Atanu Kumar Das
Associate Professor


S. M. Syiemlieh
Assistant Professor


Ebelmon Nongbri Assistant Professor


Gorden S War
Lab Assistant

Donbor E Dkhar
Lab Assistant