Institute's Information under RTI Act 2005

Central Public Information Officer :
Pavan Singh Katiyar (wef. 15.07.2019)
Technical Officer - D
Transparency Officer :
Dr. Anupam Sharma
Scientist - F
Appellate Authority :
Dr. (Mrs.) Binita Phartiyal
Scientist - E


An integration of plant and earth sciences in the pursuit of palaeobotanical researches is the primary aim of this organization. Researches on various broad topical aspects, applied and basic both, supported by state of the art instrumentation, computational technology, well-equipped laboratories with qualified experts give a true meaning to this Fusion-Science. Interaction through National and International collaborations and different research projects are operational to achieve the desired goals.

  • To develop palaeobotany in all its botanical and geological aspects.
  • To constantly update data for interaction with allied disciplines.
  • To co-ordinate with other palaeobotanical and geological research centres in the areas of mutual interest, such as diversification of early life, exploration of fossil fuels, vegetational dynamics, climatic modelling, conservation of forests, and
  • To disseminate palaeobotanical knowledge in universities, educational institutions and other organisations.

The Institute is situated at 53, University Road , Lucknow 226 007