Namita Nath

Namita Nath

Associate Professor

MSc (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)


Department of Botany
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014

Floristic Work

Ethnobotanical Work

Molecular taxonomy

  •  Resource person in Seminar, Workshop:

    *Ashoka Trust for ecology and the Environment( Recognized by department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Govt. Of India) on Collection and preparation of herbarium for identification on 06-12-20181.

    *Ashoka Trust for ecology and the Environment( Recognized by department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Govt. Of India) Plant identification techniques on 05-12-2018

    * Facilitator in PAPOTHOCARPY(Promotion And Protection of Traditional Health Care Remedy, A NE regional conference, 26-3-2017

    *State Science teachers workshop .2016.Assam Science Society Office, Khanapara.

    Resource Person. Assam Science Society.

    * Anganwadi Training.2nd Apr. 2011.Anganwadi  Training Centre .Resource Person

    The Centre at Ghy-37.

    * Science Teachers workshop.4th Feb. 2011.Goalpara College. Resource Person .As. Sci.Soc.

    *World Environmental Day.5th January 2010.M.K.M. High School, Golapara. Resource Person .N.G.O. (Well-wisher)

    *Bighan Utsav.14th Feb, 2009.GoalparaResource Person .Assam Science Society

    *World Environmental Day.5th June, 2010.Sonapur.Resource Person .Assam Science Society

    *World Environmental Day.9th July 2004.Sonapur.Resource Person. Assam Science Society

    Chair Person:

    *National seminar on Prospect and challenges of Plant Science Research in India.26-11-2017.Gauhati University. Technical session .VII

    * National seminar on Exploration and utilization of Bioresources of NE India.28-10-2018

    * International  Conference on Plant Science. 4-2-19-6-2-19. Gauhati University. Technical session .II

    * International  Conference on Plant Science. 4-2-19-6-2-19. Gauhati University. Technical session .II



1. Pranati Gogoi (Ph. D Student)

2. Barnali Dutta  ( Ph. D. Student)

3. Rantu Sarma ( Ph. D. Student)

4. Shilpa  Roy ( Ph. D. Student)

5. Rulee Laskar (M. Phil. Student)

6. Kheleda Begum (M. Phil. Student)

7. Barnali Kalita  ( M. Phil. Student)

8. Jintimoni Das ( M. Phil. Student)

  • M. Sc. In Botany 1993 with specialization in Angiosperm Taxonomy
  • Ph. D. in Dicot Flora of Goalpara District Assam (2006) from Gauhati University
  • Subject Teacher Botany in Lakhiganj Higher Secondary (1993-1996)
  • Lecturer in the Department of Botany, Goalpara College (1996-2009)
  • Associate Professor in the Department of Botany, Goalpara College (2009-2015)
  • Associate Professor in the Department of Botany, Gauhati University (2015- Till date)

1. Awardee of National Scholarship for Post Graduation 1991


     * Dutta B. & Nath N.2019. Phlogacanthus parviflorus T. Anders (Acanthaceae).  Journal  of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research 6 (5): 85-87   

 * Gogoi, P.; Begum, K.; Laskar, R. ; Deka, K. & Nath N.2019. Effect of various acid concentrations on seed germination of Sapindus mukorossi Gaertn. Journal of Social and Life Sciences.28:176-183

* Gogoi , P & N. Nath. Ethnobotany of Nogin and Poro Rice Beer of missing Tribe of Dibrugarh District, Assam.Ajanta . 7(2):143-151

*Das, S; Sharma R; Nath N & Kalita MC: Phyto-assisted rapid biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using leaf extract of Croton caudatus Geisel and assessment of their dye degradation and antibacterial activity. International Journal of Scientific Research and  Reviews. 8(2): 2791-280

*Laskar R.; Nath N & Devi N.: Palynotaxonamic  survey  of some species of Lythraceae from Jalukbari Area, Assam. Ajanta . 7(2):168-174

*  Begum, K. & Nath N.2019. Epidermal and palynological study of some species of Rutaceae under the Tribe Clausenaceae. Journal  of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research 6 (5): 636-645

* Dutta B. & Nath N.2019.  Foliar epidermal characters and petiole anatomy of two species of Phlogacanthus Nees ( Acanthaceae) from Assam. Research Journal of Social and Life Sciences.

 *N.Devi;K. Begum & Nath N.2018. Ethnobotanical knowledge to cure piles band fistula as practiced in Kamrup( Rural) district of Assam. World Jour. Of  Pharmaceutical Research..Vol.7. Issue 19, 717-725 [ISSN:2277-7105 ]

*Nath, N. 2016 Traditional Herbal practices of Nail or toe disorder: A case study of Baksa district, Assam (N.E India). International Journal of Ayurvedic and Herbal Medicine  Vol.6:1 (2016) Page 2072 [ ISSN : 2249-5746]

*Nath N.2016.Indigenous Medicinal Plant knowledge of Tonsillitis in Nalbari District, Assam. European  Jour. Of  Pharmaceutical & Medical Research .Vol.3(1), page 395-397[ ISSN:3294-3211]

*Nath N. 2016.Effect of some herbal recipes in controlling Diabetes in Western Assam. World Jour. Of  Pharmaceutical Research..Vol.5. Issue 01, 1520-1527 [ISSN:2277-7105 ]

*Nath N. 2016.Effect of Gibberellic acid (GA3) on seed germination of Melocanna baccifera(Roxb.) Kurz. Of  bamboo Advances of Plant Science(Journal published by Botanical society Assam)

*Nath N..2016. Wild Edible Vegetables from Western Assam Scholars Academic Journal of Bioscience.. Vol.3(12): 1044-1050.[ ISSN:2347-9515

*Nath, N. and  Deka K. 2015.Effect of GA3 and KNO3 on seedling establishment of Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb. .   Int. J. Pure and App. Biosci. Vol. 3 (6): 99-103[ ISSN: 2320 – 7051]

* Nath N.2015. Local Health Traditional Practices of Urinary Problem: A case study of Nalbari District(N.E. India).. World Jour. Of Pharmaceutical Research. Vol.4. Issue 12, 1609—1615.[ ISSN:2277-7105]

* Nath N.2015. Local Health Traditional Practices to control intestinal worm : A case study of  Baksa District of Assam. European Jour. Of Pharmaceutical & Medical Research. Vol.2(7):338-341[ISSN: 3294-3211]

*D. Barman,N Nath, S Rao & B Barman 2014.Bio resource utilization the management of insect & pest in rice cultivation by Garo Tribe of west Garo Hill district Meghalaya. International Journal of pure and applied life Science. 2(3)PS. 298-304[ISSN: 2320-7051]

* D Barmon,N Nath & K Deka.2014.Phenology of some medicinal plant of Goalpara district, Assam (INDIA) Scholars Academic Journal of Pharmacy. 2 (2).81-84[ISSN: 2321-6883]

*Deka K & Nath N.2015.Traditional Hepatoprotective Herbal Medicine of Bongaigaon District, Assam (N.E. India) American Journal of Ethnomedicine2014January.2(5):265-276 [ ISSN : 2398-9502]

*K.Deka & N.Nath. Application of Local Health Traditional knowledge in Oral Health and Hygiene among the Ethnic tribes of Nalbari and Barpeta Districts of Western Assam International journal of Pure and Applied Bioscience.Vol. 20 (5)107-114[ISSN: 2320-7051]

*K. Deka &N. Nath 2014.Use of medicinal plants to serve mankind : a key study of local health traditional practices of piles in western Assam Scholars Academic Journal of Pharmacy. 3 (3) : 290-293 [ISSN: 2320-4206]

*K. Deka &N. Nath.2014. Indigenous Medicinal Plant knowledge of Cough or Bronchial Problems in Goalpara District (N.E. India) International Journal of Pure and Applied Bioscience. 2(5):80-87[ISSN:2320-7051]

*K. Deka &N. Nath.2014. Documentation of Edible Flowers of Western Assam American Journal of Phytomedicine and Clinical Therapeutics. 2 (10) :1124-1140[ISSN:2321-2748]

*N.Nath,S.K. Borthakur,K.Deka 2013.Some traditional health care practices of Jaundice in parts of western Assam (North East India). International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology. 4(4) :333-339[ISSN: 0976-4550]

* Nath N.2012. Phenological study of some Tree species of Srisurya Pahar (Hill) of Goalpara District, Assam. Indian Jour. of Fundamental & Applied Life Science. Vol 2(1):102-104 [ISSN: 2231-6345]

*Nath N. 2012.Comparative palynotaxonomic study of some species of Scrophulariaceae, Acanthaceae, Lamiaceae & Verbenaceae. Environment & Ecology.30 (3A)July-Sep.711-713 [ISSN:0970-0420]

*Nath N. 2012.Phenology of some Wetland plants of Urpod Beel. Environment & Ecology.30(3): 609-610[ISSN:0970-0420]

*Nath N, Rao S,  & Das A.2009. Some rare, endemic and endangered  plants from Goalpara district. Assam..Environment & Ecology. 27(4):1478-1480[ISSN:0970-0420]

* Nath N & Das A.2009.Palynotaxonomic survey of species of Polygonum L. Environment & Ecology. 27(1A).483-484[ISSN:0970-0420]

*Nath N, Rao S, & Das A.2009. An assessment on non timber plant resources(NTP) of Goalpara district, Assam.Environment and  Ecology. 27(4):1567-1569[ISSN:0970-0420]

*Nath N, Rao S, Ghosh S & Das A.2009. Major weed flora of wheat and rice fields of Goalpara district, Assam. Environment & Ecology. 27(4):1554-1556[0970-0420]

*Nath N.2008.  Morphological and palynological features of some common medicinal plants of Goalpara district, Assam. Environment and  Ecology.26(4C)2285-2287[0970-0420]

*Das A, Nath N & Borthakur SK.2008. Assessment of value addition to biodiversity with special reference to pati industry of Goalpara district ,Assam. Environment & Ecology.26(4C):2418-2419 [ISSN:0970-0420]

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Books published as Single author or as editor and as Main Author: 20  

20)CBCS New Syllabus (GU)Botany Text Book for B. Sc. 1st Semester (REGULAR & GENERIC COURSE).N.Nath &  D.Barmon.2019.Ashok Publication,Assam

19)A Text Book for B. Sc. 6th Semester.N.Nath &  D.Barmon.ISBN 978-93-84846-95-4.2017.Ashok Publication,Assam

18)A Text Book for B. Sc. 4th Semester.N.Nath &  D.Barmon.ISBN 978-93-84846-95-4.2017.Ashok Publication,Assam

17)A Text Book for B. Sc. 5th Semester N.Nath &  D.Barmon.ISBN: 978-93-84095-78-9.2017.Ashok Publication.Assam

16)Udvid Bigyan for 3rd Semester.N.Nath(Sole author)ISBN: 978-93-84095-75-8.August 2017.Ashok Publication,Assam

15)A Text Book for B. Sc. 2nd Semester N.Nath &  D.Barmon. 2017.ISBN: 978-93-84095-70-3.Ashok Publication,Assam

14)A Text Book for B. Sc. 1st Semester.N.Nath &  D.Barmon.ISBN 978-93-84846-95-4.2017.Ashok Publication,Assam


13)Beautiful flowers of Assam .2014.N. Nath & Prof.S.K.Borthakur ISBN: 978-93-84095-78-9.Eastern Book House

12)Udvidjata Khadya Samagri.2012. N.Nath.(On Economic uses of plants)ISBN: 978-93-84095-78-9.Chandra Prakash

11)Udvidor Poripushti .2012.Namita Nath.(On Nutrition of Plants) ISBN: 978-93-84095-78-9.Chandra Prakash

10)Udvid Deh .2011.Namita Nath.(On Morphology)ISBN: 978-93-84095-78-9Technoed Publication

9)Amar Pacholibor.2011.Namita Nath.ISBN: 978-93-84095-78-9.Technoed Publication

8)Tita Tenga Udvid .2011.Namita Nath.ISBN: 978-93-84095-78-9.Henguli Prakash

7)Joloj Udvid .2011.Namita Nath.ISBN: 978-93-84095-78-9Henguli Prakash

6)Dhekiya.2010.Namita Nath .ISBN: 978-93-84095-78-9.Nabanita Book Stall

5)Udvidor Oushodhi Gun Aro Ami.2010.Namita Nath.ISBN: 978-93-84095-78-9Students stores

4)Kath Bah Bet.2010.Namita Nath .ISBN: 978-81-910518-5-8Jitamita Prakash

3)Tholua pholbur .2010.Namita Nath ISBN: 978-93-244-0255-4 Chandra Prakash

2)Sundor phulbur .2009.Namita Nath 978-82-920862-5-5Technoed publication

1)Sadharon Udvid .2009. Namita  Nath  ISBN: 978-93-244-0252-3 Chandra Prakash


21) Advances in Botanical Research in North East India.Edited by-Prof. S K. Borthakur, Dr. Amal Bawri & Dr. Namita Nath. 2018. ISBN:978-93-86302526.Eastern Book House, Panbazar, Assam


22)Compendium on Botanical Research in North east India.N Nath & K Deka.ISBN: 978-93-84- 86302-23-6. 2017.Ethnobotany of Choko-A local rice beer of Rabha tribe of Western Assam.Eastern Book House(EBH)

23)TEACHER’S TRAINING RESOURCE BOOK N. Nath et al. 2015-16;3 chapters.Assam Sarvasikhshya Abhiyan , Govt of Assam 

24)Advances in Botanical Research in North East India. 2018.Mahesh Das &N. Nath.1 chapter

Status of Exotic Species in Gauhati University Campus. ISBN:978-93-86302526.  .EBH, Panbazar, Assam


Research Projects:

*Research & Development Project. Inventorization of wild edible fruits of Assam with special reference to their sustainable utilization for livelihood generation.

*Major Research Project.(Principal investigator).Local Health Tradition of Western Assam:Preparation of a digital data base; UGC(March 2013 to March 2016)

*Minor Research Project: Materials Towards Monocot Flora of Western Assam; UGC(April 2009 to April 2011)


  • “Bohagot Kopoful”.14-04-1999.Amar Asom. State Level News Paper
  •  “Mosolaboror Gun Ashe”21-06-1998.Doinik Asom. State Level News Paper
  • “Kathfular Khethi”14-06-1999.Agradudh.State Level News Paper
  • Jetukar aror kichu kotha.06-04-2002.Amar Axom.State Level News Paper
  • “Produshon Rodhor Babe…”.21-12-2002. Pratidin. State Level News Paper
  • “Oushodhi Udvid Kisuman”April  2003. Nondini. State Level   Magazine
  • “Jarkalir Shak Pachali”December 2004. Prantik. State Level   Magazine
  • “Ada Halodhi…”October 2008. GNRC Sashthya. State level Health Magazine
  • Sahaj Lobhya pholmulbur.March 2009.GNRC Sashthya. State level Health Magazine
  • “Sahaj Lobhya Kitnakhak Udvidbor”August-September 2009. Bijgan Jauti. State Level Science Magazine
  • “Poribortito Poribesh”12-06-2010.Amar Asom. State level news paper
  • Dalir Aro Kichu Kotha”August-September 2010. Bijgan Jauti. State level Science Magazine
  • Pacholi hichape Bahgach.30-08-2011.Dainik axom. State level Science Magazine
  • Tita-kerela.October 2011.GNRC Sashthya. State level Science Magazine
  • “Poribesh Aro Manuh”2011.Udvid Bijgan Pratika.Botanical Society of Assam
  • “Kothal”31-07-2012.Dainik Asom.State level news paper
  • “Sorotor Sewali”06-11-2012.Dainik Asom. State level news paper
  • Kackol-koldil-kolpochola.23-04-2013.Dainik Asom.State level news paper
  • Bichitra gunere sombridho Tiyoh.11-06-2013.Dainik Asom.State level news paper
  • Pushtirey bhorpur Rongaloa.30-07-2013.Dainik Asom.State level news paper
  • Shusashhya aru Rondhon.September 2013.GNRC Sashthya.State level health  Magazine
  • Tengamora khoboney.19-1-2016.Dainik axom.State level news paper
  • Ananya Mula.26-1-2016.Dainik axom.State level news paper
  • Bichitra gunor somabesh-Gajor.02-02-2016.Dainik axom.State level news paper
  • Bondhakobi.09-02-2016.Dainik axom.State level news paper
  • Jatilowor upokarita.23-02-2016.Dainik axom.State level news paper
  • Sonali mochola Kesar.15-03-2016.Dainik axom.State level news paper
  • Botoror phol Aam .28-06-2016.Dainik axom.State level news paper
  • Bhuboneswaror ancholik udvid sompod kendrot abhumuki.February-March 2016, Bijgan Jauti. A state level scientific magazine.

Radio Talk

  • Amar babey gochgochoni. All India Radio –Guwahati Centre on 30-06-2010
    Amar chowpakhor sundor phulbur.
  • All India Radio –Guwahati Centre on 02-09-2012

 Assam Science Society

 Botanical Society Assam

 East Himalayan Society for Spermatophyte Taxonomy