The Central Department of Botany, Tribhuvan University, has been continuously engaged in the promotion of plant science through various ( 7 ) academic and research activities since 1965. Being the institution of higher education in Plant Science has been playing a pivotal role in producing qualified human resources, dissemination of botanical knowledge and generating new information through research. The department has produced several nationally and internationally recognized plant scientists in their respective fields.
Department celebrated its Golden Jubilee on March 11, 2016 (Falgun 28, 2072) by felicitating senior retired colleagues and personal’s who has given their contribution for the betterment of the department. In that occasion a Golden Jubilee Monument was unveiled to mark its 50 years. Five publications “Frontiers of Botany”, “Catalogue of the Nepalese Flowering Plants Preserved in the Tribhuvan University Central Herbarium (TUCH) Part 1: Monocotyledons”, “Souvenir”, “Botanica Orientalis: Journal of Plant Science’ and “Vanaspati Newsletter” were released.