- About Zoology Department
The Department of Zoology has come into existence on 1st July, 1978. The department has witnessed tremendous growth during the last 32 years as a result of the strenuous efforts putting by the faculty who were dedicated to achieve and sustain rich levels of academic excellence. The department has spacious accommodation furnished with well equipped laboratories, excellent Museum to meet all the requirements of higher learning of its students. The department has earned the status of a model faculty of its kind in the entire Andhra University area with its high academic standards, best infrastructure facilities, congenial atmosphere and systematic approach of teaching and learning.
It is an exaggeration to say that it is the liberal funding and best managerial organization enable the department to be what it is today. P.G. Department of Zoology has been started course in the academic year of 2005 – 2006, with an intake of 36(30+6) students who were admitted through AUCET followed by centralized counseling. The college management had been sanctioned to fill the 3 staff members and filled with two doctoral degree holders.
As per the guidelines prescribed by UGC and College Development Council (A.U.), the college has developed well equipped laboratories for M.Sc. Zoology students.
The department aims at promoting post-graduation education with distinctive features that could fill the needs and requirements of various organization in a global competitive environment
The vision of the department is to think big and to achieve the same with the hard work of the faculty and students,as told by his highness Dr.A.P.J. Abdul Kalam,the former president of India
|1||K.LAKSHMI KANTAMMA||Lecturer||View Bio Data|
|2||V.SATISH KUMAR||Lecturer||View Bio Data|
Organized by the Department of Botany and Zoology
Department of Botany and Zoology, S.V.K.P.& Dr. K.S.Raju Arts and Science college, Penugonda, conducted Biological field trip on 8-1-2016, in this trip a group of 40 students (III B.Sc. BZC and CZBt) participated in this programme along with the teaching staff Mr.V. Satish Kumar, Lecturer in Zoology, Mrs. A. Venkata Lakshmamma, Lecturer in Botany and assisted by the non teaching staff from zoology department K. Srinivas and P.V. Satyanarayana.
In this programme different places of Kaikaluru and Kolleru lake areas are observed
First we visited fish culture ponds at Kaikaluru, our students interacted with aqua farmers and noted good information about the fish culture, pond management including stocking, feeding, harvesting and marketing etc. mainly focused on major carps
After that we visited State Institute of Fisheries Technology (SIFT), Kaikaluru centre and our students interacted with ADO of SIFT Kaikaluru Dr. Ramakrishna Raju, and discussed about aquaculture practices around the Kaikaluru, he explained in detailed about
- Fish culture techniques
- Fish breeding techniques
- Site selection criteria for Aquafarms
- Fish diseases and control methods
- Pre stocking and Post stocking pond management
- Present status of aquaculture in Andhra Pradesh
- Opportunities in aquaculture for students
Lastly we visited ATAPAKA NATIONAL BIRD SANCTUARY at Kolleru lake and the students are excited for observing the various migratory birds came from Austrelia Siberia, Egypt, and the Philippines between the months of October and March
Pelicon birds, Asian openbills, Painted storks, Glossy ebises, Black headed ebises, Teals, Northern Pintails, Northern shovelers, Red crusted pochards, black winged stilts,Piedavocets, Common red shanks and Kormorants.