Vivekananda Institute of Biotechnology

Science in the Service of Mankind


Laboratory Facilities

Biofertilizer Unit

With Culture room (AC), laminar room cum fermentation room, laboratory cum media preparation room, washing cum autoclaving room



  • Binocular microscope
  • Phase contrast microscope
  • Laminar flow cabinet (2 Nos)
  • Hot air oven
  • Incubator
  • Autoclave (2 Nos)
  • Rotary shaker
  • Fermenter (20 L, 7 Nos)
  • Distillation plant
  • Sealer, vortex mixture etc.

Soil, Water and Manure Testing Unit

One laboratory with the facility to work 20 chemicals at a time.



  • Multiple number of distillation plant
  • Muffle furnace
  • Kjeldhal digestion plant (Micro & Macro)
  • Digestion plant 
  • Kjeldhal distillation plant (Micro & Macro)
  • Centrifuge
  • Micro balance, open balance
  • pH meters
  • Conductivity meter
  • Colorimeter
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Flame Photometer
  • Hot air oven
  • Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (AAS)
Tissue Culture Unit
One laboratory with one media preparation cum autoclaving room, one laminar room with 4 LFCs (AC), two culture room (AC), one laboratory for trainees with hardening facility.
  • Laminar flow cabinet (4 Nos)
  • Autoclave (2 Nos)
  • Digital Single Pan Balance
  • Digital pH meter
  • Double Distillation Plant
  • Drying Chamber
  • Refrigerator
  • Orbital Shaker
  • Micro-oven
Mushroom Unit
One laboratory with preserved edible mushroom, spawn production room with one LFC (AC), mushroom production hut for demonstration, packaging and processing room.
Seed Testing Laboratory
Precision driver,
· Seed Riffle Tyre Divider,
· Purity Work Board,
· Bin Trier,
· Nobble Trier,
· Weighing balance,
· Sieve,
· Desiccators,
· Grain Drier,
· Seed Blower
One laboratory with one media preparation cum autoclaving
room, one laminar room with 4 LFCs (AC), two culture room
  • Precision driver,
  • Seed Riffle Tyre Divider,
  • Purity Work Board, 
  • Bin Trier,
  • Weighing balance,
  • Sieve,
  • Desiccators,
  • Seed Blower
Bio Pesticide Unit:
This unit consist of one laboratory and one culture room (AC)
  • Laminar Flow Cabinet
  • Vortex mixer, grinder, sealer
  • Ordinary balance, Electric balance
  • Refrigerator
  • Cages and boxes for harboring eggs, adults and / or larvae of beneficial to be used as bio pesticides.       
Bio gas and Vermicompost Unit:
Three bio gas plants - one primary latrine based, attached to guest house, one cow dung based primary plants, one secondary plant to use the slurry of two primary.
Computer Training and Multimedia Laboratory:
The computer center has been established with a view to impart training on basic computer knowledge and standard application package to the local school student and youths in particular.
  • 15  high end computers with multimedia facility 
  • Capacity to train 30 trainees per batch. 
Training /Trainee's Hostel and Guest House:
  • A three storied building with well furnished dormitories for accommodation of trainees
  • Dining facilities 
  • 8 fully furnished rooms for accommodating guests, resource persons
  • Big training hall with multimedia facilities  
Seminar and Training Hall:
The administrative building of VIB has two 30X20 feet well furnished AC seminar & training hall equipped with 
  • Capacity of 50 and 30 persons respectively
  • Modern training/teaching aids
  • Home theatre
  • LCD TV
  • Slide projector, LCD projector, overhead projector,direct colour projector. 
A small staff library with
· Books and journal
· Study room
A small staff library with
· Books and journal
· Study room
A small staff library with
  • Books and journal
  • Study room 
Administrative office:   
Well organized Office Complex with 
  • Photocopy service
  • Director’s room
  • Finance section 
  • Broad band internet connection
  • Fax and other modern facilities