Course Timings : 8.10 am-12.40 pm

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

Health education has a rich heritage, it is been taught in various reputed institutions over the globe. It has been touching and enriching the life of young women for over a century.With this in mind, the year 2016 had witnessed the commencement of the 3 year, Undergraduate programme in Nutrition, Food Service Management and Dietetics. The Department ever since its inception has aimed at providing quality nutrition education to its pupil. The course has been able to produce committed, efficient Dieticians with social responsibility. Our students have been well placed in both the Hospitality and health care establishments. Internships, extension activities are also part of the curriculum for our students, which makes learning interesting and fun. Lifestyle related diseases are on the rise due to which people have become more health conscious, for which, a course like Nutrition, Food Service Management and Dietetics would be of great help in creating awareness among the masses about the ways to tackle such issues. An important point to be noted is that, upon completion of the course, the students will be eligible to become Allied Health Care Professionals.

A GLIMPSE INTO THE LIFE OF OUR STUDENTS

VISION OF THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Nutrition, Food Service Management and Dietetics (NFSMD) aspires to strengthen and integrate academic excellence, moral values and social responsibility among young individuals to transform lives through education.

MISSION OF THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of NFSMD aims to provide a holistic learning atmosphere to educate young women so that they gain self-reliance, social relevance, sound value system by which they can be inspired to inspire.

STAFF DETAILS

Ms.Sarah Priscilla., M.Sc., UGC- NET
Head In-charge & Assistant Professor
sarahpriscilla.s@sdnbvc.edu.in

Ms.Lakshmi.T.S., M.Sc., M.Phil. UGC- NET
Assistant Professor
lakshmi.ts@sdnbvc.edu.in

Mrs.S.Mahalakshmi., M.Sc.,B.Ed., SET
Assistant Professor
mahalaksmi.s@sdnbvc.edu.in

Mrs. S. Geetha ., M.Sc., M.Phil., SET, UGC- NET
Assistant Professor
geethasanthanam@sdnbvc.edu.in

Mrs.Subatra Natarajan ., M.Sc., NET
Assistant Professor
subatranatrajan@sdnbvc.edu.in

CONTACT DETAILS

EMAIL – nfsmdsdnbvc2016@gmail.com

INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/invites/contact/?i=101bny4m4yxf2&utm_content=gkblwg5

YOUTUBE – https://youtube.com/channel/UCN-RbZCK_CLQMiq9-sBhB8w

INFRASTRUCTURE

EMINENT SPEAKERS INVITED

The department also conducts seminars, symposium, and conferences every year to promote fruitful interactions with the food and health care sector to stay abreast about the recent trends in the industry. Some of the eminent guests and speakers who graced our events

  • Dr. Dharini Krishnan, Nutrition Consultant, Former President of Indian Dietetic Association, Chennai Chapter
  • Mrs. B. Manimegalai, Chief Dietician, Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • Dr. V. Chockalingam, Senior Cardiologist, Director, Mind your Heart, Chennai
  • Dr. Chef K Damodaran, Professor and Director, Empee Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Chennai
  • Dr. N. Shalini, Psychiatrist, Chief Nurturing Officer, Inner Temple, Chennai
  • Mrs. Mallika Badrinath, Celebrity Chef, Food Writer and Cookbook Author.
  • Mrs. Shiny Surendran, Holistic Nutritionist, Author and Entrepreneur.

OUTREACH PROGRAMMES

ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES

INDUSTRIAL VISITS

STUDENTS’ 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

TESTIMONIALS

D. Subaga (Batch of 2017): One of the most important phases of life would be to build one’s career and mine started when I chose to joinNutrition, Food Service Management and Dietetics course offered by SDNBVC.The course helped me learn a lot about the importance& need of adequate nutrition throughout one’s life. My favourite part of the course is I was able to find my interests and learn beyond curriculum. Kind and friendly faculty, interactive industrial visits, live seminars with eminent talents of Nutrition field, Live demo sessions, Innovative workshops together provided a collegial and stimulating learning environment, where all the professors work as a team and students are eager to learn more which made me to continue my post-graduation also here to build my career even stronger.

Jayshree Sahu(Batch of 2017): At SDNB Vaishnav College for Women, The Department of Home science, amidst state of the highly intellectual and supportive faculties. The food science lab, microbiology lab, the physiology lab and the research lab are highly equipped with supportive assistants. It was a really good experience and was indeed a friendly environment to interact with the teachers. So, as an alumnus, I would really like to thank the entire department of Home science for the holistic learning experience.

Reena.N (Batch of 2018): It was full of learning and grooming oneself. It gave me an opportunity to know about various things that was not in the curriculum. I must mention that all the faculty members are really enthusiastic and ready to help.

Bhuvaneshwari (Batch of 2018):The best decision I have ever made in my life is choosing this course. I got to learn and explore more and make changes in my way of life. The institution provided a great exposure and also helped to discover my hidden talents. There are no words to explain my gratitude to my cherished staffs who are exceptionally steady and empowers me to achieve in my life.

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