Brief Introduction

About the Department: Department came in to existence in May, 2018 as a result of restructuring of DSVV. However, MSc Applied Medicinal Plants Sciences degree program was introduced in July, 2014. This program is unique in the sense that it is oriented towards holistic rural development and biodiversity conservation. The program is showing ample scope for self-employment and employment in public and private organizations.

Sl. No.Name of the Program OfferedCategoryDurationEligibility
1.MSc-Applied Medicinal Plants SciencesPG (Regular)2 yearsBSc in Botany, Zoology, Chemistry/ BSc Agriculture/ BSc Ag. Honors/ BSc Horticulture/ BSc Forestry with at least 50% marks.
2.PhD in Medicinal PlantsPhD (Regular)As per UGC norms

Faculty Members

Teaching Staff

1. Professor (Dr.) Karan Singh MSc, M Phil, PhD, FBS, FSB, FISST FISSP, FAPS, ICDH (USA)
2. Dr. Lalit Raj Singh (Assistant Professor) M. Pharma, PhD
3. Rupam (Teaching Associate) , PhD (pursuing)

Notable Alumni

List the distinguished alumni of the department

Name of the Student

Contact Number

Academic Session (2019-21)

Ankit Kashyap (Sahpar Import and Export House, Delhi)


Shivangi Barnwal (M.D. Homoeo Lab Pvt. Ltd., Ghazipur)


Rakhi Sirsiwal (Biofootprints Healthcare Pvt Ltd, Delhi)


Nanki Arora (Argano Organics, Saharanpur)


Academic Session (2018-20)

Rupam (Teaching Associate)


Diksha Dhote (Competitive exams)


Prem Chandra Pal (Pragya International NGO, Udaipur)


Academic Session (2017-19)

Ankur Kumar (Patanjali Research Institute)


Deepak Tiwari (Early Basket India Pvt Ltd)


Ram Khilari Bairwa (Rajasthan State Govt)


Academic Session (2016-18)

Manisha Singh (Bihar State Govt)


Academic Session (2015-17)

Tripuresh Dwivedi (CCRAS, Jhansi)



Patent :  2

Research Publication: 15

Research Project Proposals: Under Consideration

Research: The faculty members are conducting research on biodiversity conservation and exploratory botany of medicinal and aromatic plants. At the same time seed science and technology aspects are being worked out. Research on processing of herbs for ayurvedic, unani and homoeopathic systems is also in progress.


List of Workshops held datewise


Workshop organized: National Workshop on Organic farming and Cow culture (Sept., 2016).

Five days workshop on Agriculture studies ( Its effective follow on and feedback).

Colloquium on Medicinal Plants, Ecology, Himalaya and Society (being organized in Feb., 2020)

Research Scholar

Doctoral Students


Departmental Infrastructural Facilities

Well developed In-house labs (05) and field labs (1-13)


Placements Batch



Contact Us

Head of Department


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Departmental query at

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Feedback form for Alumini of the Department 
Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya-Haridwar
E mail:
Contact No.: +91-8168030522, 8077994787

Distinguished Visitors

Special & Guest Lecturer in department by External Expert
  1. Prof. k. s Khokhar ( Vice Chancellor , CCSHAU, Hisar )
  2. Dr. N.P Singh ( OSD Research , CCSHAU, Hisar)
  3. Prof. R.P Singh (V.C) ( Swami Keshwanand Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner )
  4. Prof. Amarika Singh (V.C) Mohanlal Sukhadia University Udaipur)
  5. Kailash  Satyarthi ( Noble laureate)
  6. Prof Frank Gohlke ( University of Germany Wurtduka)
  7. Mr. Bella Hatvani ( A visionary in Library Science )


Semester study Layout

Outreach Program

Activities Of  Department

Consultancy Work

Free consultancy (Extension): It is the unique feature of the program. This is being done by the trainings of farmers, scientists, some NGOs, cooperatives and participants coming from all parts of the world.

Other Activities:

  • Collection, identification, storage and testing of medicine plants seeds in genebank system lab.
    Development of reference herbarium.
  • Processing products for different systems of treatments.
  • MAPs nursery development through the involvement of PG students and their involvement in experimental marketing.
  • PG students are actively involved in Applied Research on various aspects of Exploratory Botany, Seed Science and Technology, Organic Farming, Harvest and Post harvest management, Processing, Pharmacognosy, Marketing and Ethnopharmaceutical studies.
  • Further, the students are developing confidence for treating the common ailments of human beings and domestic animals by using plant based remedies.
  • Seedling preparation & marketing