Department of Home Science         




The department of Home science established in June 2000.The department deals with Home-Science as optional subject for the students of B.A.I, B.A.II, and B.A.III year. Home Science deals with five main Subjects: Foods and Nutrition, Human Development, Textile and Clothing, Home Management and Extension Education as major subjects


Aims and Objectives :

• To create awareness about Home Science in the student
• To understand and gain knowledge about the various aspects regarding Textile and clothing
• To acquire information regarding the subject Home Management
• To make the students aware of Food and Nutrition
• To develop enterprise development skills amongst students
• To serve the society, the knowledge and information about Home Science
• To empower rural women and girls through Home Science
• To establish and run “Child Guidance and Nutrition Counseling Center” in Home Science department.

Department Activities :

• Department of Home Science organized one state level seminar on “Enterprise Development through Home science on 27th Feb, 2010”
• Dr. Surekha Ramrao Gaikwad, Head Dept. of Home Science have been sanctioned and completed one minor research project (Sanctioned by University Grants Commission, Western Regional Office, Ganeshkhind, Pune) during 15th July, 2012 to Aug 2012 of the topic ‘training of Adolescent Girls for Reproductive Health Care and Nutritional Awareness for Quality Living’. About 240 rural adolescent girls were beneficiaries of this project
• Department of Home Science has organized various trainings, Mahila Prashikshan Shibir and Nutrition and Health Awareness Program for women and girls in the society of Purna
• Department of Home Science is fully open for all college students and staff of the college for nutrition counseling, BMI calculation and regular weight and height checkup
• Department takes active participation in NSS activities specially during NSS camps in villages
• Home Science dept organizes various training programs for rural women and girls, lectures on nutrition and health related topics are taken.
• Department of Home Science organized one day workshop on B.A. Home Science syllabus on 30th July, 2014


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Date of Appointment

Publication & Research Activities

Awards / Contribution



Dr. Surekha Ramrao Gaikwad

Associate Professor & Head

M.Sc.,Ph.D. in Home Science


One minor research project completed,07 Ph.D. research students are working

Swatantrya ,Samta , Bandhuta Award in 2007


Vaishali Tukaram Lone

Assistant Professor

M.A.NET, in Home Science