Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, Lucknow

An integration of plant and earth sciences in the pursuit of palaeobotanical researches is the primary aim of Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, Lucknow. 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.
  • To disseminate palaeobotanical knowledge in universities, educational institutions and other organisations.

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Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany,
53 University Road,
Lucknow - 226 007, India
Phone: 91-0522-2740008, 2740011, 2740413, 2740399
Telefax: 91-0522-2740485, 2740098
E-mail: director[at]bsip[dot]res[dot]in