Course Timings : 8.10 am-12.40 pm

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

 NUTRITION, FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT AND DIETETICS an undergraduate course was established in the year 2016 by the Department of Home science. Food Service Management is the management of all establishments where food is served and extending the hospitality to customers. Dietetics is the science and art of human nutritional care during health and diseases. Mentoring the students by imparting skill based knowledge to suit hospitals and hospitality industry requirements and to promote a healthy society. Knowledge dissemination, professional competency and nurturing traditional food culture practices are considered as the mission of the course. The curriculum is designed, not only to enhance the student’s career opportunities but also to transform the young minds with a strong social responsibility.

The students are trained in the subjects like food science, Microbiology, Nutrition, Physiology, Dietetics, Sports nutrition, Community nutrition Food service management, Family meal management, Interior decorations, Textiles and Human development with special emphasis being placed on implementation in the field of paramedical and food industry. The students are exposed to on-the-job training for a period of 15 days at Hospitals, and taken for field visits to Hotels, Bakeries and Industries. Students are trained to conduct Nutritional Education Programmes in Schools in and around Chennai. The students are given opportunities to participate and present papers in Conferences, Seminars and Workshops (State, Regional, National and International level). This undergraduate program also provides scientific, technological and managerial skills needed for graduates entering into business administration in the field of nutrition and related industry.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

As a career, hotels, cruise lines, hospitals, fitness centres, nursing homes and government health departments recruit nutrition and dietetics professionals for a good salary. Also after successful completion of the course, they can become free-lance nutritionist, can write articles in newspapers and magazine as content writer related to nutrition and health

STAFF DETAILS

  • Mrs.R.Vijayavahini , M.Sc., M.Phil., UGC NET, Assistant Professor & Head In-charge
  • Ms. Sarah Priscilla. S , M.Sc., UGC- NET, Assistant Professor
  • Ms. Lakshmi.T.S , M.Sc., M.Phil., Assistant Professor
  • Mrs. S. Mahalakshmi , M.Sc.,SET , Assistant Professor
  • Mrs. S.Geetha, M.Sc., M.Phil., NET, SET , Assistant Professor
  • Mrs. Subatra Natarajan , M.Sc., NET , Assistant Professor

Department Activities

One Day workshop on Heart Champs was held on 18.9.2019.

Workshop on Nutrition Support in Children was conducted

Student Achievement

Name Achievement Category Type Details Venue Award
Aashalatha E Co-Curricular Inter-Collegiate Poster Competition Mmm Hospital, Mogappair 2nd Prize
Aashalatha E Co-Curricular Inter-Collegiate Mime Mmm Hospital, Mogappair 2nd Prize
Aswini Reshma Raj K Co-Curricular Inter-Collegiate Adzap Mmm Hospital, Mogappair 1st Prize
Keerthana B Co-Curricular Inter-Collegiate Poster Competition Mmm Hospital, Mogappair 1st Prize
Aishwarya M Co-Curricular Inter-Collegiate Mime Mmm Hospital, Mogappair 2nd Prize
Dharshini P Co-Curricular Inter-Collegiate Thirukkural Competition Loyola College 3rd Prize
Dharshini P Co-Curricular Inter-Collegiate Mime Mmm Hospital, Mogappair 2nd Prize
Gayathri N Co-Curricular Inter-Collegiate Mime Mmm Hospital, Mogappair 2nd Prize
Jeevitha R Co-Curricular Inter-Collegiate Thirukkural Competition Loyola College 2nd Prize
Priyanka R Co-Curricular Inter-Collegiate Mime Mmm Hospital, Mogappair 2nd Prize
Saranya S Co-Curricular Inter-Collegiate Mime Mmm Hospital, Mogappair 2nd Prize
Subaga D Co-Curricular Inter-Collegiate Cookery Competition Mmm Hospital, Mogappair 1st Prize
Naveena D Co-Curricular Inter-Collegiate Adzap Mmm Hospital, Mogappair 1st Prize
Yoga Vijaya Sena P Co-Curricular Inter-Collegiate Adzap Mmm Hospital, Mogappair 1st Prize
Bhuvaneswari R Co-Curricular Inter-Collegiate English Debate Mcc 2nd Prize
Reshma A Co-Curricular Inter-Department Achamthavir – Drawing Competition Tamil Dept. Sdnb 1st Prize
Rajapraveena S Association Event Inter-Department Tongue Twister Hindi Dept Sdnb 2nd Prize
Rajapraveena S Co-Curricular Inter-Collegiate Adzap Mmm Hospital, Mogappair 1st Prize
Rhithika Srinivasan Co-Curricular Inter-Collegiate English Debate Mcc 2nd Prize
Keerthana P Academic Inter-Collegiate Paper Presentation Chinmaya Mission 3rd Prize
Sanjana B Academic Inter-Collegiate Paper Presentation Chinmaya Mission 3rd Prize

FACULTY DETAILS

Ms. SARAH PRISCILLA. S

Ms. SARAH PRISCILLA. S

M.Sc, UGC - NET

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Specialization: Foods and Nutrition

Experience: 3.6 Years

LAKSHMI.T.S

LAKSHMI.T.S

M.Sc., M.Phil., UGC- NET

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Food service management, Dietetics

Experience: 1.2

S. MAHALAKSHMI

S. MAHALAKSHMI

M.Sc., SLET

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Textiles and Interior Decoration

Experience: 1

S.GEETHA

S.GEETHA

M.Sc., M.Phil.,TNSET,UGC-NET

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Foods and Nutrition

Experience: 11months

SUBATRA NATARAJAN

SUBATRA NATARAJAN

M.Sc., UGC-NET

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Food Service Management, Dietetics

Experience: 6months