V.V.Vanniaperumal College for Women

Nutrition & Dietetics with Computer Applications

Mail ID - pgfpqc@gmail.com

Nutri

The Department of HOME SCIENCE offers

      B.Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics with Computer Applications &
      M.Sc. Food Processing and Quality Control

also it offers the following UGC sponsored add on courses

     ♦ Certificate in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics.
     ♦ Advanced Diploma in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics.
     ♦ Diploma in Fashion and Apparel Design.

Objectives

The department aims for the holistic development of the students and research in food science.

Faculty Members

Dr.(Mrs.) C.Thilakam, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., Associate Professor and Head
Dr.(Mrs.) D.Vijayarani, M.Sc., B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Mrs.S.Balasaraswathy, M.Sc., M.Phil., M.C.A. ,PG.D.P.P.Ed.,

Assistant Professor

Ms.S.Ponnalaghu, M.Sc.,DCND., NET

Assistant Professor

Mrs. S.Bavani, M.Sc.,B.Ed.,M.Phil.,D.FN.NET,SLET

Assistant Professor

Ms.A.Jeevarathinam, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,

Assistant Professor

Mrs.S.Mathangi M.Sc.,

Assistant Professor

Fashion and Apparel Designing

Mrs.J.Athirstam, M.Sc.,D.C.D.D.M.,

Assistant Professor

Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

Mrs.T.Devi,M.Sc

Instructor

Students Strength: PG -15

Infrastructure

The academic standards and achievements of a department depend on the infrastructure facilities available.The department and improvement of the infrastructure facilities keeping pace with the changing scenario with its thrust on educational technology in teaching and learning ensure quality education.The following State of the Art facilities are provided in the department for academic, curricular and extra curricular activities.

     ♦ Sophisticated and well-equipped laboratories.
     ♦ Well-stacked department library with 1121 books and 12 Journals.
     ♦ Computer with associated accessories and Internet.
     ♦ Teaching aids like, LCD, O.H.P, Slide Projector, Models, Charts etc.

Job Opportunities
     ♦Research Scientists
     ♦ Food technologists
     ♦ Careers in teaching, Community development projects
     ♦ Quality controller in Food Corporation of India and Food processing Industries
     ♦ Nutrition Counselors in Food processing industries
     ♦ Entrepreneurs
     ♦ Dieticians in hospitals, Nutrition clinics and fitness centers
     ♦ Nutrition experts in national and International agencies such as ICMR, NIN, UNICEF, CARE
     ♦ social workers

Appreciable Academic Record

Students bag top three University ranks since 1982,the year of inception. They also play a major role in bodies like youth welfare and bring laurels to college.

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

INDUSTRIAL VISIT

To enrich the teaching-learning process by imparting real time experience, the department maintains close links with various food processing industries like Idhyam gingelly oil plant, Aavin and SNP milk unit, Paddy and Dhal processing industries, Parle G and Perrys biscuit factories, Spirulina cultivation unit and fruit beverages unit. During this visit our students gain first hand information on processing skills.

EXTENSION ACTIVITY

Our students create awareness among rural population about health and hygiene. They are also disseminate the research findings to the public.

RESEARCH

Students of the department are encouraged to attend various seminars for sharing their knowledge. Our department also conducts international/national level seminars, symposia and workshops.

CAREERS

The department prepares students to pursue Leadership and technical positions in a variety of food based industries and health care centers. Students have obtained prestigious placements at leading companies.

About Alumni

They have distinguished themselves

     ♦ in Food Corporation of India
     ♦ in Food Processing industries.
     ♦ as dietitian in hospitals and fitness centers.
     ♦ as Lecturers and Teachers
     ♦ as Community Development Project Officers (CDPO)

MoU

The department signed MoU with M.R.Group - Textiles and Garments, Rice and oil Mill, Dhalavaipuram.