History

The Department of Zoology, Rabindra Mahavidyalaya, Champadanga, Hooghly started its journey with Higher secondary course and General degree course in the session 1984-85 with two faculties Dr. Sumita Joardar and Dr. Nipankar Hazra. The department started its Honours course in the session 1996-97 with an intake of ten students along with four faculties by adding two other faculties Dr.Asim Kumar Samanta and Dr.J.Biswas with the previous faculties.  Presently Dr. Baisakhi Saha, a full time teacher, acting as Head of the Department along with three other guest faculties, Mr. Palas Kanti Manna, Ms. Eurekha Mondal, and Ms. Piyali Pakhira and two other permanent non teaching staff are managing the department. The Department has full fledged well equipped laboratory with compound Microscope, Colorimeter, Light Microscope, Digital HB Meter, Haemocytometer, Binocular Microscope, Centrifuge etc with class room facilities of 42, 31 and 16 number of Honours students in 1st year, 2nd year and 3rd year respectively and 86,55 and 44 number of students are studying in General course in 1st year, 2nd year and 3rd year respectively. The department used to conduct departmental educational excursion which is included in their syllabus on self financing basis every year to collect different samples, specimens which in turn help the students and the department itself. The faculties are well qualified and dedicated towards their duties and inspire and motivate the students through career counseling, mentoring and enrich the students by organizing departmental seminars, mock tests, etc.

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