501 Home Science
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Mission statement: Bring competency proficiency among the students to enable them to live with true spirit of the subject.

Aims/ objectives of the Department:

  • To provide sound teaching, research and extension environment to­ the students for complete learning experience.
  • To motivate students and staff to realize their own potential for all round development    
  • To cultivate human values and patriotic feelings in the students at every state to become responsive citizens.

Teaching Faculties:
Name:                                     Dr. Asha G. Mane
Post:                                       Professor and Head
Contact:
Phone No. :                            0721-2662207-276(0), 0721-2661394 (R)
Mobile:                                    9423425162
E-mail:                                     agmane@gmail.com
Research Field:                     Mushroom Nutrition, Community Nutrition

Name:                                     Dr. Manisha P. Kale 
Post:                                        Reader and Dean
Contact:                                
Phone No. :                            0721-2662207-276(0), 0721-2673434(R)
Mobile:                                    9823953434
E-mail:                                    manishapkale@rediffmail.com
Research Field:                    Nutrition of less familiar vegetable, Women empowerment

Name:                                     Ms. Vaishali P. Dhanvijay 
Post:                                       Lecturer
Contact:
Phone No. :                            0721-2662207- 276(O)
Mobile:                                    9881737357
E-mail:                                     vaishali.vijay@rediffmail 
Research Field:                     Dietetics, Value addition to foods

Name:                                     Ms. Anuradha C. Ghuikhedkar
Post:                                        Lecturer
Contact:
Phone No. :                            0721-2662207-276(0), 0721-2550099(R)
Mobile:                                    94225397799
E-mail:                                    anu_desh3@rediffmail.com  
Research Field:                    Women empowerment   

Name:                                     Dr. Sanyogita V. Deshmukh 
Post:                                        Lecturer
Contact:
Phone No. :                            0721-2662207-276(0), 0721-2661584(R)
Mobile:                                    9420519946
E-mail:                                    sanyogitadeshmukh05@gmail.com
Research Field:                    Training Methodology

Courses:

Masters Programme:
M. Sc.  Home Science and communication

          M. Sc. Part- I

  • Indian socio-economic environment & community organisation
  • Training and development
  • Extension education System

          OR
          Programme Design and Development Communication
          OR
          Gender and Development

  • Research Method & Computer Application

           M. Sc. Part- II

  • Current trends & issue in Extension Communication
  • Entrepreneurships & Project Management
  • Journal & Scientific Writing

          OR
          Media Planning, Production & Social Advertising
          OR
          Management of Human Services Organisation

  • Dissertation, Viva & Seminar

M. Sc.  Family Resource Management

   M. Sc. Part- I

  • Theory of Management
  • Housing for Family Living
  • Consumer in the Market OR
  • Research Method & Computer Application

   M. Sc. Part-II

  • Household Equipments & Ergonomics
  • Family Meal Management
  • Entrepreneurship Management OR
  • Journal & Scientific Writing in Family Resource Management
  • Dissertation, Viva & Seminar

M. Sc. Part-I Food Science and Nutrition

   M. Sc. Part-I

  • Food Science
  • Health and Nutrition Counseling
  • Applied Life Science OR Food Processing and Technology - I
  • Research Methods and Computer Application

   M. Sc. Part-II

  • Advance Nutrition and Biochemistry
  • Community Nutrition
  • Research Methods in Food and Nutrition and Scientific Writing OR Food Processing and Technology - I
  • Dissertation , Viva ,Seminar

During the tenure of the course, every student has to take up practicals course based on their common and special papers which covers experiments. The students have to complete a project work for the successful completion of the course.

M. Phil.  Home Science (Vacational)

  • Advanced Home science Education/Home Economics Education Research and statistical Analysis
  • Family Resource Management
  • Recent Development in Family Resource Management/Recent Advances in Human Development and Family Relations/Recent Developments in Food and Nutrition/Recent Development in Textile and Clothing/Recent Development in Extension Education

Ph. D.  Programme

  •  Home Science and communication
  • Family Resource Management
  • Food Science and Nutrition

Certificate Courses (Six month certificate courses)

  • Dietetics in weight management
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Flower decoration
  • Cultivation and post harvest technology of oyster mushroom.

BASIC AND ADVANCED FACILITIES IN THE DEPARTMENT

The department provides basic as well as advanced research facilities for P.G. learners and researchers. The department is recognized for

  • Well equipped classroom and faculty room.
  • Seminar with advanced AV Aids.
  • Laboratories with latest equipments Food and Nutrition, Nutrition Biochemistry, Household Equipment, Communication and Extension, Computers.
  • Department library.
  • LWA and WAN.
  • Center of social Health and Public Hygiene. 
  • Diet counselling center.
  • Alumni and Home Science Club.
  • M. Phil and Ph .D Guidance.
  • Qualified Faculty.

RESEARCH CONSULTANCY AND EXTENTION

RESEARCH
1. Area of Research

  • Community Nutrition
  • Nutrition of Less Familiar Vegetables
  • New Product Development
  • Value Addition
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Women Empowerment
  • Training Methodology and Mushroom Cultivation


2. Master’s Dissertations
3. M. Phil Dissertations
4. Ph. D. programme
5. Ph. D. Supervisors

  • Dr. V. D. Bijwe
  • Dr. P. N. Roodkar
  • Dr. A. G. Mane
  • Dr. M. P. Kale (List of Ph.D. students attached)

6. Project
7. Publications

CONSULTANCY

  • Diet Consultancy
  • Mushroom Production Consultancy
  • Career Guidance Consultancy

EXTENTION

  • Participates in National environment awareness campaign, Ministry of Environment and Forest since 2002.
  • Popularizes Nutrition and Health improvement Technologies.
  • Promotes developed food products amongst masses.
  • Organises Dr. Motilal Rathi Workshop on Public Health and Public Hygiene.
  • Organised need based nutritional Health and Hygiene Programmes under Diet Counseling Center and Social Health and Public Hygiene for underprivileged section of the society.
  • Organized awareness programme on World Breast Feeding, Week National Nutrition Week, World Food Day, World Health Day, National Saving Day, World Shelter Day, National Consumer Day etc.
  • Disseminates meaningful massages on Mother’s Day, Giving Week, New Year Wishes and Diwali Wishes programme, International non-violence Day etc.

AREAS OF RESEARCH AND PROJECTS:

 

Title of the projects

 

Project Principal Investigator /Co Principal Investigator

 

Funding Agency

 

Total Outlet      Rs.

 

Duration
of Project

A study of girl child with reference to health , nutrition, education living in Amravati slum

PI
Dr. Vimal Bijwe

UGC

1,29,506/-

1997-99           2 years

Introduction of entrepreneur skill in adolescent girls of Amravati slum

PI
Dr. P.N. Roodkar

UGC

317560/-

1997-99      
2 years (under submission)

 

Development of slum therapeutic products of out of mushroom

 

PI
Dr. Asha  G. Mane

 

UGC (unassigned grant)

 

15000/-

 

2001-02
1 year

 

 

Nutrition contribution of locally available neglected vegetables

Dr. Manisha P. Kale

UGC (unassigned grant)

15000/-

2003-04 
1 year

Impact of training on knowledge of handicraft entrepreneurs about marketing

Dr. Manisha P. Kale

UGC

12000/-

2003-04    
1year

Popularization of nutrition improvement technologies among rural adolescent girls of Amravati District

Dr. Manisha P. Kale
Dr. Asha  G. Mane

DST

9,22,000/-

2004-06
2years

Sustainability of in corporation pure gluten for effective dough making for bread supplemented with mushroom powder

Dr. Asha  G. Mane

UGC (unassigned grant)

15000/-

2005-06   
1year

Introduction of Entrepreneurial Skills in Adolescent Girls of Amravati Slums

Dr. Ms. P. N. Roodkar

UGC

3,17,560/-

 

Adoption Behavior of Youths of weaker Section about Oyster Mushroom Cultivation Technology

Dr. Mrs. A. G. Mane (P.I.)

Dr. Mrs. M. P. Kale (Co. P.I.)

DBT

9,98,000/-

2006-09   
3years

Transfer of Wheat Grass Cultivation Technology Adult Women for Economic and Health Upliftment

Dr. Mrs. M. P. Kale

UGC

77,000

2008-10    
2years

Development of Software on Antioxidants and Sustainable Health

Dr. Mrs. A. G. Mane

DBT

75,000/-

2008-10  
2years

Transfer of Soybean Processing technology amongst rural women through Participatory Approach

Dr. Mrs. M. P. Kale
(P.I.)
Dr. Mrs. A. G. Mane (Co. P.I.)

 

DBT

 

 

10.90 Lakhs

2008-11  
3years

FRM - II
FSN

  • Analysis of food stuff for nutrients.
  • Development of skills in preparing diet for various diseases.
  • Assessment of lipid profile.
  • Food preparation.

HSE

  • Study of tribal problems.
  • Organisation and conducting training programme.
  • Visit to training and development organisation.
  • Assessment of needs and problems of a target group in a community.
  • Preparation of IEC materials on various topics for different audience.
  • Identification of women’s problem in a community.

FRM

  • Practical on event and stress management.
  • Model making of interior housing scheme.
  • Case study about consumer problems.
  • Experiment on ergonomics.
  • Testing experiment on equipments.

Ex-research students of the department and the title of their research work for a   degree leading to Ph. D.:


S.N.

Name of the research students

Title of the research

1

Dr. Pramod Roodkar

Impact of Anganwadi in Amravati District.

2

Dr. S. V. Shiralkar

A study on the housing condition problem of tribal residing in Melghate area. 

3

Dr. Manisha P. Kale

Prevalence of anemia in children (0-5 yrs) of low socio-economic group of Amravati city.

4

Dr. Vimal Adhau

Comprehensive study of handloom textile industry with to organisation technique and economic in the Nagpur city 

5

Dr. Sephali Nagar

Evaluation of slum improvement programme implementation in Amravati.

6

Dr. Usha Kohale

Appraisal and utility of biogas in household cooking in rural areas.

7

Dr. Rehana Merchant

Knowledge and adoption of weaning practices among rural and urban women.

8

Dr. Ila Jogi

Impact of non-formal pre-school education on development of children under ingrate child development service programme.

9

Dr. Shilpa Sawaji

Studies on impact of pharnacognosy plant extract on major nutritional metabotilies.

10

Dr. Vidya Kolhatkar

Chandrapur jilhyatil shalapurv balkanchya poshanvishyak samasya.

11

Dr. Asha Deshmukh

Food and nutritional problems of banjara tribe of  yavatmal district.

12

Dr. Vijaya Bantey

Nursing practices of new and their during hospitalization in Nagpur city.

13

Dr. Anita Pawar

Ekatmic balvikas seva yojane antargat karyrat asanarya ananwadi sevikanchya karyanche adhyan.

14

Dr. Sanyogita Deshmukh

Effect of training programme on oyster mushroom cultivation.

15

Dr. Sonali P. Dhande

Studies on drinking water quality in Amravati city and its impact on human health.

16

Dr. Anjali Rajwade

Impact of standardized nutrition education package on behavioral changes among pregnant and lactating women

17

Dr. Neeta Sakarkar

Study of Indira Awas Yojana in Amravati district.

18

Dr. Nilima Bhoge

Protein quality of millets supplemented with pleurotus sajor caju and pleurotus florida.

19

Dr. Ujawala Deshamukh

Gramsthanchya sakshamikarana karita shaswat vikas sambandhi prashikshan karykramache yogdan.

20

Dr. Archana Ainapure

Maternal nutritional status, pattern of gestational weight gain and pregnancy outcome.

21

Dr. Sujata Sabane

Chikhaldara ya adivasi kshetratil ekatmik balvikas yojaneche samajik ankekshan.

22

Dr. Rashmi Pradhan

Udyojakata prashikshanacha gramin mahilanchya sakshamikarnavar honara parinam.

23

  Dr. Shilpa Bhaise

Nutritional potential of oyster mushroom nutraceuticals. 

RESEARCH STUDENTS IN THE DEPARTMENT:


S.N.

Students Name

Year

1

Ms. Kumidini R. Dhore

2005

2

Mrs. Shraya Chauthaiwala

2002

3

Ms. Nilima Deshmukh

2002

4

Ms. Chhaya Kokate

2002

5

Ms. Varsha Niwale

2004

6

Ms. Shradhdha Dhanwate

2003

7

Mrs. V.P. Mehere

2003

8

Mrs. B.P. Kalamkar

2002

9

Mrs. S.V. Gulhane

2006

10

Mrs. Swati R. Karande

2006

11

Ms. Pallavi P. Deshmukh

2003

12

Mrs. Arati A. Deshpande

2006

13

Mrs. L.B. Hiwase

2004

14

Ms. S.S. Gawande

2003

15

Ms. Monika Agrawal

2004

16

Ms. Ujwala Dhevale

2006

17

Ms. Rupal Wagh

2008

18

Ms. Sharmila Dandge

2003

19

Ms. Sandhya Raut

2007

RESEARCH PAPERS DURING THE LAST FIVE YEARS:

S.N.

Name of the teachers

Title of the paper

Name of Journal

Year

1.

Dr. A. G. Mane

Oyster Mushroom powder an effective supplement for daily bread of Indians

Current Vistas in Mushroom Biology & Production Mushroom Society of India

2003

 

Physical and nutritional quality of standardized mushroom protein concentrate

Amravati University Research Journal Vol. 4 (1)

2009

2.

Dr. M. P. Kale

Development of nourishing malt food substituted with ragi and supplemented with dry mushroom and soybean

Recent Trends in Biotechnology

2003

 

Locally available commonly grown, uncommonly consumed leafy vegetables and their nutritional contribution

Amravati University Research Journal

2004

3.

Ms. V. P. Dhanvijay

Use of Enzymes in Fruit and Vegetable Processing – An Overview

Food and Beverage World, Vol. 32, No 7

2005

 

Weaning Foods – An Overview

Food and Beverage World, Vol. 34, No. 11

2007

 
Any other highlight:

Department has

  • Diet Counselling Centre
  • Centre of Social Health and Public Hygiene
  • Home Science Club
  • Alumni Club
  • Ph. D. Supervisors
  • Gold medal for Family Resource Management merit student
  • Silver medal for Home Science Extension and Communication merit student
  • Silver medal for Food Science and Nutrition merit student
  • Major Research Projects Sponsored by UGC, DST, DBT
  • Ph. D. Awarded students 23
  • SET Qualified students 04
  • Consultants in Diet and Mushroom production