Department of Zoology

History of Zoology department
Courses Offered
Fauclty and Porfiles

Courses offered:


C.B.Z. – T.M & T.M. The Department had the privilege of running PG Course in Zoology for six years. The Department Was recognized as one of the best in the University as students secured 1st rank in Zoology.


Research Facilities and on going Projects and Research:


Research is in full swing as ANU selected Dr L.C.Arun Kumar as a Research Supervisor. Convinced with the need to establish Research Lab The management gave priority and the result is a well established Research Lab, where research scholars can pursue their work without any hurdles. In a short period of 5 to 6 years 2 M.Phils and 01 Ph.D were produced. 01 Scholar submitted thesis. 03 scholars are pursuing their Doctoral degree.


MINOR RESEACH PROJECTS SANCTIONED TO THE DEPARTMENT:


Two minor Research projects were sanctioned to the Zoology Department by the UGC.
1.Establishment of Vermiculture and Vermi compost unit for production of organic fertiliser at low cost using Agro-Industrial wastes.

This Project was sanctioned to Sri K.Sreeramulu and it was completed.

2. Evaluation of toxicity of heavy metals mercury and chromium to fresh water fishes Labeo rohita and Cirrhinus mrigala.


Activities:


The Department organized Three National Seminars, One Workshop for College Teachers, Two Inter Collegiate Paper Presentation Competitions for College Students. We regularly conduct Student Seminars, Quiz, Buzz, Group Discussions, Remedial Classes for our Students. Field Trips also arranged for our Students.


SEMINARS ORGANISED:


1.Sustanable and Eco-friendly Aquaculture –Sponsored by UGC

2.Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Biotechnology – Sponsored by NBA &DBT, Govt. of India.

3.Impact of Biotechnology on the sustainability of the Environment –


Work Shop:


The Dept. of Zoology organized a work shop on “Molecular Biology, Immunology and Fermentation Technology” (In association with Centre for Biotechnology,ANU) for college teachers on 14th & 15th December 2005.


POPULAR LECTURES :


The Department organized Three Popular Lectures in Biotechnology by inviting eminent Scientists. This program was sponsored by DBT of Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India to popularize the Biotechnology among the School Children, College Students and Common people.


Consultancy:


Department of Zoology offers Free Consultancy Services to Aqua Farmers in around Tenali since many years.


Contact Person :


Person Incharge : Dr. L.Cyril Arun Kumar

Contact Phone number : 9441113997

e-Mail : cyrillakkineni@gmail.com


Other Information :


• Sri.K.Sreeramulu received A.P.State Best Teacher Award in 2010 from the Govt. Of A.P.

• Sri K Sreeramulu authored many text books and he is the co-author of Zoology Text Book of BSc published by Telugu Academy, Hyderabad.

• Dr .L.Cyril Arun Kumar contributed more than 20 research articles to National/ international journals.

• Sri. K. Sreeamulu has been the Controller of Examinations ever since the institution gained autonomous status.

• Dr.L.Cyril Arun Kumar served as Additional Controller of Examinations for 7Years.

• Dr.L.Cyril Arun Kumar is presently the Coordinator IQAC of the College.