Visit to Hadapsar-manjri Fish farm
The Dept.of Zoology had arranged an educational visit to Aquaculture Center for S.Y.B.Sc Students on 30/08/2017. The students were shown rearing and culturing of fish, packing of fingerlings to export commercially and method of obtaining seed [seedlings or fingerlings], their preservation and supply. S. B. Patil sir also delivered a lecture regarding the same. They were also taught about the use of nets and gears through demonstration.
Visit to Central Bee Research Institute Shivajinagar
The Department of Zoology arranged study Visit to Central Bee Research Institute Shivajinagar for its S.Y.B.Sc class on 02/01/2018. The students were shown documentary on Life cycle and caste system of honeybees. Mr.S.M. Pokhare showed the museum and described the various equipments used in apiculture. Live demonstration of honeybee colony was done by Mr. Bokade.This Visit helped the students to gain knowledge about rearing of different species of Honey bees to obtain large amount of honey of different tastes and flavors &other bee products. They were also shown the commercial methods of culturing of honey bees by using movable frame hives
Guest lecture by Asma Khan
Guest lecture was organized for the F.Y.B.Sc. Students on 29/07/2017 to knowledge them with the scopes of zoology after graduation. Miss Asma Khan was invited as a guest to share her knowledge with the entire education participant regarding scopes of Zoology.
Essay Competition was organized by Dr. Ishrat V. Shaikh for the F.Y & S.Y.B.Sc. students on 08/7/2017 as a part of their Co-curricular activities in the Zoology Lab. Dr. Jaspal Kaur Oberoi (Dept. of Microbiology) was invited as judge. Students took efforts by meeting the staff, reading books, searching websites etc to obtain knowledge on the topic they were interested in. Judges carefully observed each participant on criteria such as content, presentation & conclusion.
Guest Lecture by Dr. Rajesh P. Kokje
Guest lecture was organized for the F.Y. & S.Y.B.Sc. Students on 14/12/2017 to awaken awareness about the need to explore understand applied zoology and its scope among the students. Dr. Rajesh P. Kokje, Business Development Manager of AB Mauri a division of Associated British Foods, London, UK ( Animal Nutrition) was invited as a guest to share his knowledge with the entire education participant.
Visit to Zoological Survey of India, Pune
The Zoological Survey of India promotes the survey, exploration and research of the fauna . The activities of the ZSI are coordinated by the Conservation and Survey Division under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India. Scientists in ZSI are engaged in exploring, naming, describing, classifying and documenting animals from all over India. The Dept.of Zoology had arranged an educational visit to Zoological Survey of India, Pune for F.Y.B.Sc Students on 25/09/2017.