Kongunadu

Arts and Science College (Autonomous)

Institution Affiliated to Bharathiar University

Re-accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade 3.64 CGPA (3rd Cycle)

College of Excellence (UGC)

Co-Educational Institution Approved by UGC, New Delhi

  G.N.Mills Post, Coimbatore - 641029, Tamilnadu, INDIA

44 years of educational excellance


Faculty Development Programs

To meet the fast growing field of research & to get upgraded with advanced techniques, the college has encouraged the faculty members to participate in various National/ State level training programmes/ workshops / orientation and has conducted in-house Faculty Development Programme.

Conferences / Seminars / Workshop / Training / Orientation programme

Department of Biochemistry

Year Level Title Participated by Date and Venue Benefits
2013-14 National One day workshop “Biosafety, Bioethics and Calculations in Biological Sciences” All staff members 16th December 2013, Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC Learnt the basics of biosafety (PPE) measures, calculations as well as bioethical processing
State One day workshop “Importance of Semi-Autoanalyser in the analysis of various biochemical parameters” All staff members 7th January 2014, KASC, Coimbatore Learnt the handling as well as processing of clinical sample using Semi-Autoanalyzer
State One day Workshop on “Medicinal Mushroon Cultivation Training Programme” Dr. S. Krishnakumari
Associate Professors of the Department of Biochemistry
23rd January 2014, KASC, Coimbatore Learnt and explained the basic processing technique in cultivation of medicinal mushroom to all staff members and villagers
2014-15 National One day Workshop on “Medicinal Mushroon Cultivation Training Programme” Dr. S. Krishnakumari
Associate Professors of the Department of Biochemistry
19th August, 2014, KASC, Coimbatore Learnt and explained the basic processing technique in cultivation of medicinal mushroom to all staff members
State Three days Science Academics Lecture Workshop on “Emerging Trends in Biological Sciences” Dr. S. Krishnakumari and Dr. K. Kalaivani, Associate Professors of the Department of Biochemistry 7th to 9th October, 2014, Dept. of Biochemistry, Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College, Coimbatore Learnt the basic and advance-modern techniques in biological sciences
State One day training programme “Applications of Semiautoanalyser-In Clinical Biochemistry” All staff members 13th January 2015, Dept. of Biochemistry, KASC Learnt the handling as well as processing of clinical sample using Semi-Autoanalyzer
State One day Seminar Series “Emerging Trends in Nanosciences” All Staff Members 31st March 2015, Dept. of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, KASC Learnt the advance techniques as well as interacted with scientists related to Nano particle synthesis

Department of Biotechnology

Year Level Title Participated by Date, venue and organizers Benefits
2012-13 National National Level hands on Training on “Metagenomic Approach to Identify bacterial Pathogens and its virulence transcripts” All staff members 5 to 9 Sept 2012, organized by Dr. G. Vivekanandan,
Dept. of Biotech, KASC
Helped in learning the new techniques related to metagenomic approaches in isolation of DNA as well as teaching students for their practicals and projects
2013-14 State Workshop on “Medical Textile and its application” Dr. R. Thirugnanasampandan
Dr. B. Lakshman Kumar
Dr. N. Srinath
Dr. V. Bhuavaneshwari
16th August 2013, Centre of Excellence for Medical Textiles, (SITRA), CBE Basics of textile processing as well as to blend the medicinal extract with textile materials
National National Conference on ImmunoinformaticsAn In silico Aid towards better medicines (CIMI)-2013” Dr. R. Subashkumar
Dr. N. Srinath
Dr. R. Amsaveni
3rd and 4th October 2013, Department of Bioinformatics, Nirmala College for Women, CBE Learnt and interacted with various scientist related to drug designing and Bioinformatics
State One day state level seminar on “Opportunities and challenges in Biosciences” Dr. R. Amsaveni 10th October, 2013Department of Biotechnology, Sree Narayana Guru College, Coimbatore Learnt about the modern trends and the new innovations in biosciences
National National Level Workshop on “Recent Advances in Aquatic Research” Dr. N. Srinath
Dr. V. Bhuvaneshwari 
Dr. R. Amsaveni
12 Dec 2013, Dept. of Zoology, KASC Learnt the basic and advance techniques practiced in marine biotechnology
National National Level Workshop on “Molecular and Plant Tissue Culture Techniques” Dr. M. Kalaiselvi 17-18 Dec 2013. Dept. of Biotechnology, Sree Narayana Guru College Learnt the basic techniques practiced in plant biotechnology
National National Level Conference on “Floristic Documentation and Herbarium Technology-Tools for Species conservation” Dr. N. Srinath
Dr. V. Bhuvaneshwari
7 Jan, 2014, Dept. of Botany, KASC Presented their findings in the scientific forum and learnt the methods of documentation and herbarium preparation
National Two days national level conference on “Cultural landscapes, Indigenous Knowledge and Biotechnological Tools for Biodiversity Conservation” Dr. R. Subashkumar
Dr. R. Thirugnanasampandan
Dr. B. Lakshman Kumar
Dr. N. Srinath 
7 & 8 Mar, 2014, Department of Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology, KASC Presented their findings in the scientific forum and had interactions with renowned scientists and resource persons
State Orientation Programme on “Examination and Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)” Dr. N. Srinath
Dr. V. Bhuvaneshwari
Dr. M. Kalaiselvi
Dr. P. Karthikeyan
21 Mar, 2014, Controller of Examination, KASC Learnt the basis of CBCS in autonomous colleges and examination
2014-15 State One day Workshop cum Training Programme on “Medicinal Mushroom Cultivation” Dr. N. Srinath
Dr. L. Nivetha
19 Aug, 2014, Dept. of Biochemistry, KASC Learnt the techniques of processing and cultivation of medicinal mushrooms
National Two days conference on “Advanced Developments of Medicinal Chemistry in Target Drug Design (MCTD-2014)” Dr. N. Srinath 11-12, Sept, 2014
DST, Govt. of India and Department of Chemistry, KASC
Learn the basic idea to use the chemi-informatics software in drug designing
National National Level Training on “Faculty Development Programme" Dr. R. Subashkumar
Dr.R.Thirugnanasampandan
Dr. B. Lakshman Kumar
Dr. N. Srinath
Dr. M. Kalaiselvi
Dr. P. Senthilkuamr
Dr. R. Amsaveni
27 Sept, 2014, KASC Learnt the methods to handle classes and students with modern approaches
National National conference on “Bioscience, Bioscience engineering & environment” Dr. R. Thirugnanasampandan
Dr. P. Senthilkumar
9-10 October, 2014, Organized by Karpagam University, CBE Learnt the basic and current needs in environmental biotechnology
National National Conference on “Medicinal Plants and Health Care” Dr. N. Srinath 17 March 2015, organized by Department of Biotechnology, KASC Presented the findings in the scientific forum and had interactions with renowned scientists and resource persons
State One Day Seminar Series on “Emerging trends in Nanosciences” All staff members 31st March 2015, Dept. of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, KASC Learnt the advance techniques as well as interacted with scientists related to Nano particle synthesis

Department of Botany

Year Level Title Participated by Date and Venue Benefits
2012-13 National One day workshop “Techniques for Bonsai making and cut flower arrangement and acquiring knowledge on Plant Germplasm Resources” All staff members 16th December 2012, Dept. of Botany, KASC Organized for teaching the techniques for bonsai making and cut flower arrangements
2013-14 State Hands on Training programme on ‘Demonstration on health care by using herbal medicines’ All staff members 4th January 2014,
KASC, Coimbatore
Organized to make awareness and taught the basic processing techniques of herbal medicine preparations
National One day workshop on “Floristic Documentation and Herbarium Technology-   Tools for Species Conservation” All staff members 7th January 2014,
KASC, Coimbatore
Taught the basic herbarium preparation for non-botany science faculties as well as for other department staffs
2014-15 National Two Days Seminar on “Innovative approaches in biological sciences towards sustainable development” Dr. S. Paulsamy,
Associate Professor in Botany, KASC
23rd and 24th July 2014, Dept. of Botany, Vellalar College for Women, Erode Interacted and presented research paper entitled “Anti-proliferative effects of the leaf and root extracts of Cassia obtusa L. against human cancer cell lines”  
National Two days conference on “Advances in Science and Technology” Dr. S. Paulsamy,
Associate Professor in Botany, KASC
12th and 13th September 2014, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore Interacted and presented paper entitled “Hepato-protective activity of aqueous methanolic extract of Cassia obtusa L. root against carbon tetrachloride induced hepatotoxicity in wistar albino rats”
State One day workshop on “Herbal formulations for Health care” All staff members 1st October 2014, Dept. of Botany, KASC Organized to make awareness and taught the basic processing techniques of herbal medicine preparations

Department of Zoology

Year Level Title Participated by Date and Venue Benefits
2012-13 State One day conference “Innovative teaching evaluation methodology in higher education system” All staff members 27.03.2013, Conference Hall, KASC Learnt the basic and innovative techniques to make student attentive as well as new method of learning
2014-15 National National Seminar on “Trends  in  Environmental  Resource  Management” Dr. M. Lekeshmanaswamy
Dr. S. Binukumari
7 & 8 August, 2014
Nirmala  College  for  Women, CBE
Learnt about the ornamental  fish  culture,  marketing and presented a paper
National National Conference on Biodiversity  Conservation (NCBC’ 2014) Dr. M. Lekeshmanaswamy
Dr. S. Binukumari
27th Aug, 2014
Dept. of  Biotechnology, Sree  Narayana  Guru  College, CBE
Learnt about the biodiversity and presented paper
National Advances  in  Science  and  Technology, PSG Scitech -2014 Dr. M. Lekeshmanaswamy
Dr. S. Binukumari  
12 & 13 September 2014
PSG College  of  Arts and Science, CBE
Learnt the advanced techniques in life sciences and presented poster
National Bioscience, Bioengineering and  Environment  (NCBBE – 2014) Dr. S. Binukumari 9 & 10October, 2014
Dept. of  Biotechnology, Karpagam  University, CBE
Learnt about the basic concept in aquaculture engineering
National Recent  trends  in  Nano biotechnolgy, Bioinformatics, Biodiversity  and  its  conservation  and  Environmental  Impact  on  Global  Warming Dr. S. Binukumari  13 October 2014
Dept.  of Zoology,  Arulmigu Palaniandavar  College
Learnt the modern approaches in biodiversity using nanotechnology
National Symposium on  Phenomenal  Science Dr. S. Binukumari 17 October, 2014
Dept.  of Biotechnology,  Bharathiar  University , CBE
Presented and interacted about the modern approaches in conservation of biodiversity
Year of Support
Total No. of Staff Participation Total (in each year)
Biochemistry Biotechnology Botany Zoology
2012-2013 -- 1 1 1 03
2013-2014 3 8 3 -- 14
2014-2015 4 6 2 6 18
Total (2012-2015)
35