DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY
The department promotes varied research programs focused on contemporary issues of basic and applied concepts in Microbiology, particularly on Biofertilizers, Water microbiology and Municipal solid waste management and provides consultative expertise in solving problems relating to interactions among humans, plants, animals and the environment.
The University Post Graduate Department was started during 1993 in collaboration with Department of Botany, Amravati and after a brief period of one year, the department was shifted to separate building in Amravati University Campus. At present department is housed in the building of Department of Biotechnology and need own separate building with adequate laboratory facilities. The department runs 2 years masters degree in Microbiology and also has facilities for research leading to Ph.D. degree. Since its establishment the department is doing its best for maintaining the academic standard.
The Department of Microbiology is committed to excellence in teaching, research and community service in the fields of Industrial Microbiology, Agricultural Microbiology. Biofertilizers and Water microbiology and sustainable management of the environment in Saline Belt of Amravati, Akola and Buldhana district of Vidarbha and particularly Melghat, by providing stimulating and supportive conditions for students and staff.
Through enquiry, exploration and experiential learning, the department aims to produce post-graduates fully conversant with biological principles and rigorously trained in skills of reasoning, hypothesis generation, reading and writing, practical techniques and the sound scientific application of research findings, so that they are competent and versatile in dealing with future demands.