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| Last Updated: 05/06/2020

Upcoming Event

Past Event






(27-31 January 2020)


The Botanical Survey of India (BSI) proposes to conduct a five-day course on Botanical Nomenclature, for the benefit of Scientists, Teachers, Research Fellows, and Researchers in India at Shillong from27 to 31 January 2020. Dr. Kanchi N. Gandhi, the Senior Nomenclatural Registrar at the Harvard University Herbaria, U.S.A., will be the Course Director. Dr. Gandhi has rich experience in teaching, curation of vascular plant specimens and field study in tropical, subtropical, and temperate regions.


The course fee will be Rs. 3500/- (Rupees Three Thousand five hundred only) per person to meet the expenditure of the teacher, tea and working lunch. BSI will try to be helpful in finding accommodation but payment has to be done by the candidates. Interested candidates should send their brief Curriculum Vitae with contact details to Dr. NripemoOdyuoBotanical Survey of India, Eastern Regional Centre, “Woodlands” Laithumkhrah, East Khasi Hill District, Shillong – 793 003, Meghalaya [Mobile No.: 7005083467; E-mail: nripemo@gmail.comDr. P. Lakshminarasimhan, Retd. Scientist ‘E’, Western Regional Centre, Botanical Survey of India, 7-Koregaon Road, Pune – 411001, Maharashtra & Coordinator [Mobile No.: 9831460342; E-mail: or before 15th November, 2019for registering their names. Participants are encouraged to bring nomenclatural problems that they have encountered for review and evaluation by the group during the course.


Note: The course is open to a limited number of participants and will be filled on a First-come, First-served basis. Priority will be given to candidates who are actively engaged in Plant Taxonomic Research.


Details are available in pdf format