National Conference on “Perspectives & Trends in Plant Sciences and Biotechnology” (PTPB-2014) organized by Panjab University
National Conference on
“Perspectives & Trends in Plant Sciences and Biotechnology”
February 21-23, 2014
Department of Botany, Panjab University, Chandigarh
Panjab University is one of the oldest Universities in India and recently has been ranked number 1 among Indian Universities. It was established in 1882 at Lahore. The University campus is spread over an area of 550 acres in sectors 14 and 25 of the city. University has 75 teaching and research departments and 15 Centers/Chairs for teaching and research at the main campus located at Chandigarh. University has 188 affiliated colleges spread over Punjab and having one rural Regional Centre at Kauni, and 3 Regional Centers at Muktsar, Ludhiana and Hoshiarpur. Department of Botany was established in 1919 at Lahore. It shifted to Chandigarh in 1960 from Khalsa College, Amritsar where it had been housed temporarily after partition of the country in 1947 with Prof. P.N. Mehra as the Head of the Department.