Department of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry established in 1949 and it is one of the oldest departments at the undergraduate level in the university. Dr. G. M. Deshpande was the first head of the department and subsequently it was headed by Shri. M. V. Bobde, Shri. S. B. Basu, Shri. M. A. Shende, Shri. W. D. Chopde, Shri. V. M. Tak, Dr. (Mrs) P. S. Jodh, Dr. G. J. Thakur, Mrs. G. N. Tumbde, Dr. I. M. Sarin. At present Dr. M. G. Dhonde is heading this department. There are three regular faculties and six faculties are on fixed pay.
This department also provides instructions at the +2 level. The staff members are Dr. A. S. Sahasrabuddhe, Ms. T. N. Tekade, Dr. M. A. Jamdarkar, Mr. K. S. Wandhe and three faculties on fixed pay basis.
This department has two very spacious laboratories, one for junior college and other for senior college and two comparatively smaller laboratories for PG – which is a Instrumentatition Laboratory, organic synthesis laboratory. The department is very well equipped with a variety of instruments like conductometer, pH –Meter, Digital Colorimeter, Digital UV Spectrophotometer (PC Based), Digital Spectrophotometer, refractometer, Balance Digital (MAB-220) & (PCB-200)
Rotary Evaporator, Aspirator- water Jet Vacuum Pump, Rota mental with Magnetic stirrer (1MLH)
Rota mental with Magnetic stirrer (2MLH), Hot Plate with Magnetic stirrer (1MLH), Hot Plate with Magnetic stirrer (2MLH), RO- Distilled water Plant, Centrifuge, ORP Meter, Flame Photometer, Digital Microwave Oven for organic synthesis, Digital Melting Point Apparatus, etc.

Staff Members

Senior College

Name: Dr Madhukar G. Dhonde
Designation: Head and Associate Professor
Qualification: M Sc, SET, Ph D
Email: madhudash2001@gmail.com
Contact Number: 9421840992
Specialization: Organic Chemistry
Teaching Experience: 21 years in UG and 12 years in PG
Publications: 27 (National and International Journals) 18 (papers presented at conferences)
Interest: Synthesis of Organic, Heterocyclic, Nano composite using green methodology and their properties.
Achievements: 1. Two students awarded Ph.D. degree 2. Completed two Minor and one Major Research Projects. 3. Received Best Teacher award from Nagpur Shikshan Mandal.
Name: Dr. Rashmi R. Gupta
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: M.Sc.; PhD.
E-Mail: rashmigupta41@gmail.com
Contact No.: +91 9158772825
Specialization: Inorganic Chemistry
Teaching experience: 28 years
Publications: 6 papers and 3 books with ISBN numbers
Interests: Soil Chemistry
Name: Dr C. B. Talwatkar
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: M Sc., Ph. D.
E-Mail: chandrakanttalwatkar@yahoo.in
Contact No.: 9423402442
Specialization: Organic Chemistry
Teaching experience: 28 years
Publications: 08
Interests: Material Chemistry
Achievements: Completed Minor Research Project

Junior College

Name: Dr. Anand S. Sahasrabuddhe
Designation: Vice Principal (Junior College)
Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D., B.Ed.
E-Mail: anvraj@outlook.com
Contact No.: 98602128640
Specialization: Organic Chemistry
Experience: 33 years
Publications: One paper at National level
Interests: Photography, Tourism, Music.
Achievements: Have won ‘Speaker of the City’ title Twice, Authored 25 books, Taken part in Akashwani and Doordarshan Programme
Name: Ms. Tejaswini N. Tekade
Designation: Junior College Teacher
Qualification: M.Sc., B.Ed.
E-Mail: tejaswinitekade@yahoo.com
Contact No.: 9823280084
Specialization: Analytical Chemistry
Experience: 15 years
Interests: Singing , Reading, Net surfing
Achievements: M.A. Eng. Litt (I) , MS ACIT
Name: Dr. Manoj A. Jamdarkar
Designation: Junior College Teacher
Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D., B.Ed. SET
E-Mail: mjamdarkar@gmail.com
Contact No.: 9423663244
Specialization: Organic Chemistry
Experience: 11 years
Publications: 04 (International)
Name: Mr. Kailas S. Wandhe
Designation: Junior College Teacher
Qualification: M.Sc., B.Ed.
E-Mail: kailasswandhe@gmail.com
Contact No.: 9371569747
Specialization: Organic Chemistry
Experience: 10 years
Interest: Reading

Support Staff:

S. N. Name of Staff Member Designation
1. Shri R. M. Thakare Laboratory Attendant
2. Shri S. V. Raut Laboratory Attendant
3. Shri S. S. Gaikwad Laboratory Attendant
4. Shri R. R. Khare Laboratory Attendant
5. Shri C. N. Nilatkar Laboratory Attendant
6. Shri N. L. Waghade Laboratory Attendant
7. Shri B. S. Hate Laboratory Attendant
8. Shri M. P. Uikey Laboratory Attendant

Course combinations offered for UG:

Discipline

Department

Subject offered

For B. Sc. Semester-I to VI (Aided)

Chemistry

Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (PCM)

Chemistry, Botany, Zoology (CBZ)

Chemistry, Physics, Geology (PCG)

Chemistry, Mathematics, Geology (MCG)

Chemistry, Botany, Geology (CBG)

Chemistry, Zoology, Geology (CZG)

For B. Sc. Semester-I to VI (Self Finance)

Chemistry

Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Mathematics, (ICM)

Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Botany, (ICB)

Short Term Certificate course

Chemistry

Soil Testing

Course combinations offered for PG:

Discipline

Department

Subject offered

For M. Sc. Semester-I CBCS (Self Finance)

Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry Paper-I

Organic Chemistry Paper-II

Physical Chemistry Paper-III

Analytical Chemistry Paper-IV

Inorganic Chemistry practical -I

Physical Chemistry Practical -II

Seminar-I

For M. Sc. Semester-II CBCS (Self Finance)

Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry Paper-V

Organic Chemistry Paper-VI

Physical Chemistry Paper-VII

Analytical Chemistry Paper-VIII

Organic Chemistry practical -III

Analytical Chemistry Practical -IV

Seminar-II

For M. Sc. Semester-III CBCS (Self Finance)

Chemistry

Organic Chemistry Special-I Paper-IX

Organic Chemistry Special-I Paper-X

Medicinal Chemistry Elective Paper-XI

Core Subject Centric –I Spectroscopy-I Paper-XII

Organic Chemistry Special practical -V

Medicinal Chemistry Practical (Elective) -VI

Seminar-III

For M. Sc. Semester-IV CBCS (Self Finance)

Chemistry

Organic Chemistry Special-I Paper-XIII

Organic Chemistry Special-I Paper-XIV

Medicinal Chemistry Elective Paper-XV

Core Subject Centric –II Spectroscopy-II Paper-XVI

Organic Chemistry Special practical -VII

Practical – VIII Project

Seminar-IV

 

Research Activities:

S.N.

Name of Supervisor (Guide)

Specialization

No of students awarded Ph.D. degree

No of students Registered for Ph.D. degree

No of students working for Ph.D.

1.

Dr. M. G. Dhonde

Organic Chemistry

02

02

03

2.

Dr. (Mrs). R. R. Gupta

Inorganic Chemistry

02

02

3.

Dr. C. B. Talwatkar

Organic Chemistry

01

 

Research Project:

S.N.

Name of Principal Investigator

Types of Project

Sanction amount

Duration

Status

1.

Dr. M. G. Dhonde

UGC-Minor Research Project

70000/-

2007-09

Competed

2.

Dr. S. S. Sakhare

UGC-Minor Research Project

105000/-

2009-11

Competed

3.

Dr. C. B. Talwatkar

UGC-Minor Research Project

70000/-

2009-11

Competed

4.

Dr. A. V. Wankhade

UGC-Minor Research Project

60000/-

2009-11

Competed

5.

Dr. C. B. Masram

UGC-Minor Research Project

120000/-

2009-11

Competed

6.

Dr. M. G. Dhonde

UGC-Minor Research Project

200000/-

2009-11

Competed

7.

Dr. M. G. Dhonde

UGC-Major Research Project

1287000/-

2011-14

Competed

 

MOUs

We have formed the MOU’s for the benefit UG, PG & research students & Teachers and details are as follow:

S.N.

Name of College

Purpose of MOU

1.

Taywade college, Koradi

Teachers-students exchange and use of instrumental facilities for Ph. D students.

2.

Kamla Nehru Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur

Teachers-students exchange and use of instrumental facilities for Ph. D students.

3.

Shri Shivaji Science college, Amravati

Teachers exchange programmes and use of instrumental facilities for Ph. D students.

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