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MRS. PRASANNA RAJAN
Contact Info
Date of Birth
21.01.1983
Permanent address
Souparnika, Moolavattom P.O, Kottayam District, Kerala
Mobile 9388333768
Email prasannasijo@gmail.com
Date of Joining
28.12.2009
Assistant Professor (Botany)

1. Education

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Course

Institution

Period

1

Ph.D.

CMS College Kottayam

Ongoing

2

NET

CSIR - UGC

2007

3

M.Sc. Botany

St. Thomas College Pala

2005

4

B.Sc. Botany

Alphonsa College Pala

2003

2. Area of specialization / Research interests

Mangrove Ecology, Soil Microbiology, Plant Microbial Interactions, Plant Systematics

3. Academics

Courses attended

Orientation course

UGC sponsored Orientation program, UGC- ASC, University of Calicut

2014

Refresher courses

  1. Refresher course in BioScience, UGC HRDC, University of Calicut

2018

  1. Online Refresher course in Curriculum Design Development and Evaluation conducted by MHRD TLC Calicut under PMMMNMTT

09.10.2020 to 22.10.2020

Short term courses

  1. One-week Faculty development program in Science (‘Philosophy of Science’) organized under Faculty Training Centre Kerala Higher Education Council at School of Environmental Science Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam

29.08.2019 to 02.09.2019

  1. One-week Faculty development program ‘Online education in Higher education Institutions’ organized under Faculty Training Centre Kerala Higher Education Council through Online Mode

13.07.2020 to 17.07.2020

Workshops

  1. Training cum workshop on wetland Monitoring, Organized by the school of environmental science, Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam

07.03.2018 to 10.03.2018

Training programmes

  1. One-week Training of Moodle Trainers Team (MTT) organized by Kerala state Higher

Education Council in association with College of Engineering Trivandrum (CET) as part of Let’s Go Digital Initiative of the Government of Kerala

22.07.2021 to 27.07.2021

  1. Training on Rapid assessment of Biodiversity impact, Organised by Kerala State Biodiversity Board in association with KILA

10.10.2018 to 11.10.2018

 

 

 

4. Career profile

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Name of institution

Designation

Period

1

Government College Kottayam

Assistant Professor

2015 to till date

2

Sree Neelakanta Government Sanskrit College Pattambi

Assistant Professor

2011 -2015

3

St. Teresa’s College Ernakulam

Assistant Professor

2009-2011

5. Official role in College administration

Sl.no.

Category

Role (Coordiantor/ Member etc.)

Period

1

Government College Hostel Kottayam

Warden

2020 to till date

2

IQAC

Member

2016 to till date

3

Institutional Learning Management System

Admin

2021 to till date

6. PUBLICATIONS

6.1 Research articles

Sl. No.

Publication details

Year

1

Rajan P & Jose T P (2006) Photosynthetic characteristics and antioxidant mechanism in Vanilla Planifolia Andr. Exposed to varying intensities of solar radiation Journal of plantation crops 34(3):606 - 6011

2006

2

Rajan P., Duke N.C.,Mathew S.&E.Cherian (2022) Bruguiers x rhynchopetala (Rhizophoraceae) newly reported in India, far west of south-east Asian , east Asian and western Pacific Region Rheedea 32(2)109-119, DOI:https://dx.doi.org/10.22244/Rheedea.2021.32.02.01

2022

6.2 Books/ Book chapters

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Name of book

Year of publication

Name of publisher

ISBN

Nature of contribution

1

Biocontrol Mechanism of endophytic Microorganisms

2021

Elsevier (Academic Press)

9780323884785

One of the Authors

7. Details of Seminars/ Workshops/ Conferences organized

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Title

Role

Venue/ Agency

Date/Dates

International/ National/ Regional

Sponsoring agency

1

Art of Scientific Writing

Coordinator

Government College Kottayam

 

National

DCE, TVM, Kerala

2

Botanical Illustrations

Coordinator

Government College Kottayam

 

State Level

DCE, TVM, Kerala

3

Working with Flowers

Coordinator

Government College Kottayam

 

State Level

DCE, TVM, Kerala

8. Positions held/holding if any

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Position

Year

1

Member Board of Studies UG, Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam

2020 Onwards