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Good Museums are the wealth of any country and any state can be proud of its ancient glorious past, provided all the items are explored and preserved faithfully. Museums presently are research Institutions, where ancient history is depicted by studying the Museum collection. Reconstruction of early civilization is possible only through art, inscriptions and their evidences. So this magnificent Institution, Islamia College of Science and Commerce (ICSC) attain a distinction in providing a unique and superb Ethnographic Museum. It is first of its kind in the state as well in the country wherein more than 600 antique, extinct and outdated artifacts of wood, wicker, hay and grasses are displayed. All the items collected till date from far flung areas of the state are identified numbered, named (locally as well in English), assessed, labeled and tagged with a short ethno botanical note, mentioning date, place of collection and the way it was used by our ancestors in the past. Ethno botany is the recent branch in the Science dealing with the use of local plants to the local population. Our ancestor’s solely depended on plants for food, medicine, building tools, currency, and clothing, in rituals, and social life and for many more purposes. Unfortunately most of them have become, outdated, antique and also extinct. Many such artifacts have been collected and preserved in the museum to aware our posterity about our glorious past history, customs and heritage. All these items depict our cultural heritage and customs, way of living, pattern of vegetation, primitive use of plants, so it is a multidisciplinary science that brings history to life. Creation of such a novelty museum in the college is a lone tireless effort of one of our senior faculty member Dr. A. Majeed Kak, Professor and Research Coordinator. He received numerous research awards resulting in publication of 120 Research papers and has authored two books on Botany. Dr. Kak was the first candidate from the J&K state selected by the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi of the Government of India for a doctoral research scholarship (teacher fellowship) at the university leading to a Ph.D. in Botany in the year 1980. Presently he is engaged in various research projects sponsored by the UGC and various other Ministries in the Government of India New Delhi. He is a promising scientist and has recorded 29 new aquatic plant records from Indian Himalayas. He is also credited by adding six new plant species to the Sciences. By his sincere efforts he has also added one more feather to the magnificent cap of Islamia College; (only higher educational institution with potential of excellence (CPE)). It is one of the requisite conditions laid in the rules of UGC in getting College Excellence to have Research Projects granted by the UGC or other agencies. Two of his major research projects one from Ministry of Culture Govt. of India and the Second by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi has taken our institution to great heights. It is one of the reasons that Islamia College has become an autonomous Institution. Achievements College was also upgraded by the addition of the following instrumentation, books sanctioned to Dr. Kak by the various national funding agencies. (i) RICOH Digital Colour Copier (ii) LENEVO Think Center Desktop (iii) Laptop HP 6530 B More than 300 Books pertaining to Museology, Ethnobotany, Medicinal plants, Aquatics, wetlands, Environmental and other related books worth Rs. Two Lacs and Thirty thousand have been purchased & a new library has been created separately for Ethnographical Museum. Besides, a lot many other minor Instruments were also added to the well established research lab. Presently Dr. Kak is engaged with qualified research team of two scholars on the major research project sanctioned by the Ministry of Environment and Forest Govt. of India, working on various Himalayan lakes and wetlands.