Dr. Kumara Hegde B A

Associate Professor and HOD
  • M Sc, M Phil, Ph D
  • Courses Taught : Botany
  • Area of Expertise : Mycology & Plant Pathology, Environmental Biology, Plant Physiology
  • Academic Experience - 34 Years

Contact Details

Mobile : +91 – 9448842673

email : kumarahegde@sdmcujire.in

Research Details

  • Minor Research project on Ecological Studies On River Nethravathy At Western Ghats Area, sanctioned by UGC
  • Studies on the “physico chemical parameters of River Netravathi” - M. Phil topic
  • Studies on “River Nethravathi with a special reference to Pollutant Bioremediation”- Ph.D. topic Completed in 2010


  • Published a research paper entitled, In silico Anti-HIV and Anticoagulant Activity of (60) Fullerene conjugated Coumarin and p-Coumaric Acid Isolated from Endophytic Fungi, Alternaria species-1, in International Journal of Microbiology and Application, Open Science 2018; 5(4):81-92 ISSN : 2381-442
  • Published a paper titled “Physico-chemical and Bacteriological investigation on the River Nethravathy of Dakshina Kannada District”, Karnataka state in India. In International Journal of Scientific research [(ISSN-2277- 8179) Impact factor: 1.8651] Volume: 04 Issue: 02 February 2015; 28-35
  • Published a paper titled “Limnological Characteristics of Guruvayanakere Pond” near Belthangady of Karnataka. (Indian journal of Environment & Ecoplan 10 (1):165-168 (2005)
  • Presented a paper on Innovative methodologies to bring awareness about environmental protection & conservation biology by utilizing medicinal plant Arboretum – A case study at the National Level Seminar On “Plant Biodiversity Of Western Ghats & Its Sustainable Management” At MGM College Udupi


  • Attended International Conference on Perspectives of Climate change and Plant Diversity interrelations (ICPCC) on 17th & 18th November 2011 at Manipal University. Manipal International Level Seminar Recent Advances & Challenges In Biotechnology On 27-29/12/2012 At NMAM Institute Of Technology Nitte
  • Attended LAKE 2016 International conference on conservation & sustainable management of ecologically sensitive regions in Western ghats on 28th to 31st December 2016 at Alva’s College Moodbidri. Organized by CES IISc Bengaluru.
  • Attended pre LAKE conference workshop from 9th to 14th May 2016 at Alva’s College Moodbidri. Organized by CES IISc Bengaluru.
  • National Level Seminar ​ Equity And Excellence In Higher Education On 20-22/10/2011 At CSI Community Hall Kanyakumari Tamil Nadu
  • National Level Seminar Biotechnology & Society On 20/04/2012 At Kuvempu University ShimoggaNational Level Seminar Changing Paradigms Of Higher Education Five Year Plan Initiatives On 30/11/2013 At AMUCT And IFUCTO Mangalore
  • National Level Seminar ​ World Heritage Tag And Conservation Of Biodiversity 0n 16-17/12/2013 At St. Philomina College Puttur
  • National Level Seminar ​ Plant Biodiversity Of Western Ghats & Its Sustainable Management On 23-24/01/2014 At MGM College Udupi
  • National level Seminar ​ “Advances in Biological Sciences” held on 28th January 2015.at Alva’s College Vidyagiri, Moodbidri
  • Attended a national Conference on ​ " Conservation of Biodiversity" and also presented a paper ​ "Innovative methodologies to bring awareness about environmental protection & conservation biology by utilizing medicinal plant Arboretum – A case study" at JSS Dharwad. on 30-9-2014 & 01-10-2014.
  • Attended National level seminar on ​ “ Ethno sciences” on 22-02 -2017 at Nehru Memorial College Sullia.
  • Attended National Level XXX Academic Conference and Seminar held at Guwahati, Assam on 7th, 8th and 9th December 2016
  • Attended UGC Sponsored National conference Green Marketing in India on 21-8-2015 at SDM College of Business Management Mangalore
  • Attended UGC Sponsored National level seminar on “ Environmental Pollution: a threat to global life” on 3-3-2014 at DVS College Shimoga.
  • Attended state level Science lecture series programme organized by KSTA on 12-01-2017 at SDM college Ujire
  • State Level Seminar “Role Of Traditional Practitioners In Conservation Of Medicinal Plants On 21/12/2010 At Department Of Botany & Vanashree Of Mangalore University ,Sri Bhuvanendra College, Karkala
  • Participated in a state level workshop on 'Practical applications of Ethnobotanical systematics' held at Alvas College, Moodabidre on 20-02-2019
  • Participated in Star College scheme - 2nd Task force Meet at Gargi College, New Delhi on 08-05-2018
  • Attended two days National Level workshop on "The Identification Techniques of Macro Fungi and Lichens" and Chaired the Technical Session at Mangalore University College on 6th and 7th 2019.
  • Attended 3 days Workshop on "FEEL Teacher, Learning and Development Intervention" Organized by SDM College in association with CLHRD Mangalore in June 2019.
  • Participated in one day National Level Seminar on "Insights on CBCS and MOOC In Higher Education System" Organized by AMUCT and St Agnes College Mangalore on 28 June 2019.
  • Participated in One day workshop on CBCS Syllabus for UG Botany Teachers held at St Philomena College Puttur on 27 th July 2019.
  • National level conference on Challenges of Higher education, Teacher Initiatives – Quality, Curriculum, Ethics and Chaired a session on 11/01/2020 At Mangalore


  • Awarded as the best NSS Program officer state award
  • Awarded as the best NSS program officer Indira Gandhi National award

Any Others

  • Coordinator for the STAR College Scheme of DBT, Govt. Of India.
  • Serving as member of BOE of Maharani’s College Mysore, Mysore University
  • Served as Member of BOS of Mysore, Mangalore, Gulbarga Universities.
  • Served as Member of BOE of Kuvempu and Mangalore Universities.
  • Served as the General Secretary of Association of Mangalore University College Teachers(R)
  • Served as the Vice president of Association of Mangalore University College Teachers(R)
  • Served as the Joint Secretary of VANASHREE Botanical association of Mangalore University
  • Served as President of JCI Ujire, A unit of International organization for Personality Development.
  • An active zonal level trainer to conduct Individual development programs
  • Successfully conducted more than 200 training programs in schools, colleges and youth organizations.
  • Actively associated with social service, literary, cultural, sports & games and environment related activities.
  • Successfully compered hundreds of mega stage programs.
  • Participated as a resource person to deliberate special talks on environment, religion and socially significant topics.
  • Serving as The President of SAMUHA, the taluk level organization meant for the promotion of cultural and literary activites

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