“As a father pities his children, so the Lord pities those who fear Him”

– Psalm 103:13



Home Science

HSC-Head
 

1. MISSION

Empowering women with life coping skills and enhancing entrepreneurial skills and promoting economic independency.

2. OBJECTIVES

To inculcate in women managerial and organizational skills both at home and work places.

To equip them with professional skills to face the challenges and hurdles.

To enhance their communication skills by conducting various programmes.

To kindle their academic excellence.

To instill in them aesthetic values.

3. COURSES OFFERED

S. No. Courses Year of Affiliation / Commencement

1.

B.Sc. Home Science

1961 – 1962

B.Sc. Home Science with Food Biotechnology (Change in Nomenclature)

2008 – 2009

2.

M.Sc. Human Nutrition and Nutraceuticals

2004 – 2005

3.

Ph.D. Home Science

2017 – 2018

4.

Diploma Course in Fashion Designing and Garment Construction

2002 – 2003

5.

Certificate Course in Fashion Designing & Apparel Making (UGC Sponsored: 2010 – 2015)

2015 – 2016

6.

Diploma Course in Fashion Designing & Apparel Making (UGC Sponsored: 2010 – 2015)

2015 – 2016

7.

Advanced Diploma Course in Fashion Designing & Apparel Making (UGC Sponsored: 2010 – 2015)

2015 – 2016

4. MoU

1.      Antenna Nutritech and Research Foundation, Madurai.

2.      Apollo Hospitals, Madurai.

3.      Atchaya Millets Ready Mix, Madurai Shenbagam Hospital, Madurai.

4.      Bethshan Special School, Madurai.

5.      Indian Institute of Crop Processing & Technology, Tanjore.

6.      S. A. Knitwears Pvt. Ltd., Madurai.

7.      Shenbagam Hospital, Madurai.

8.      V.V.V. & Sons Edible Oils Ltd., Madurai

9.      SNP Milk.

10.     Pidilite Industries Limited, Chennai.

5. ASSOCIATION/CLUB : HIVE MINDS (read more…)

6. FACULTY 

1.

Dr. Vasantha Esther Rani, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. F05HS001
Associate Professor & Head

2.

Dr. R. Latha, M.Sc., Ph.D. F05HS002
Associate Professor

3.

Ms. S. Santhi, M.Sc., M.Phil., (Ph.D.) F05HS003
Associate Professor

4.

Dr. K. Karthiga, M.Sc., Ph.D., NET. C12HS001
Assistant Professor

5.

Ms. P. Magdalene Virgini, M.Sc., Dip. Diet., NET, (Ph.D.) C10HS004
Assistant Professor

 

6.

Ms. C. Helen, M.Sc., M.Phil., SLET, (Ph.D.) C10HS002
Assistant Professor

7.

Ms. D. Mouna, M.Sc., M.Phil., NET, (Ph.D.) C15HS002
Assistant Professor

8.

Dr. C. Priyalatha, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., SET. C15HS003
Assistant Professor

9.

Ms. J. Josephine Jesintha, M.Sc., M.Phil., NET.  C16HS002
Assistant Professor

Diploma Course in Fashion Designing and Garment Construction (FDGC)

1.

Ms. A. Mabel Esther Paripurna, DECE., DFDGC. C15FD002
Assistant Professor

2.

Ms. C. Bhuvaneswari, M.Sc., M.Phil. C15FD001
Assistant Professor

7. RETIRED FACULTY

8. SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES/SYMPOSIUMS ORGANIZED

S. No.

Title of the Programme

Sponsored By

Date

1.

State Level Seminar on “Geriatric Challenges in the New Millennium”

UGC 

Sep. 06 & 07, 2000

2.

National Seminar on “Home Science – A Promising Future Ahead”

UGC

Dec. 14 & 15, 2007

3.

National Workshop on “Entrepreneurial Avenues in Home Science”

TANSCHE

Jan. 28, 2009

4.

National Workshop on “Fashion Business – Emerging Opportunities”

MADITISSIA 

Apr. 11, 2010

5.

National Conference on “Functional Foods & Nutraceuticals in Preventive Dietetics”

UGC

July 29 & 30, 2010

6.

National Symposium on “Fashion Industry – Product and Design Development”

Autonomy Grant 

Feb. 02, 2011

7.

State Level Symposium on “Agricultural cooperatives – A Key to Feeding the Nation” in commemoration of the World Food Day 2012″

Food & Nutrition Board, Govt. of India (Partial funding) 

Oct. 17, 2012

8.

International Symposium on “Emerging Issues on Health – A Comprehensive Therapeutic Approach”

Autonomy Grant 

Dec. 16, 2013

9.

International Conference on “Solutions to Ecological Challenges: Multidimensional Perspectives” jointly organized with the Research Centres of Economics, English & Tamil and The Departments of Physics, Chemistry & Zoology in collaboration with DHAN Foundation

UGC  

Dec. 11 – 13, 2014

10.

International Symposium on “Emerging Trends on Biochem-Nutracueticls” jointly organized with The Departments of Chemistry & Zoology.

Autonomy Grant 

Dec. 04, 2015

11.

National seminar on “Herbs for Holistic Health” jointly organized with the Department of Zoology.

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Dec. 20, 2016

9. STRIKING FEATURES

Developed of Nutrical software:

http://www.fatimacollegemdu.org/fatima/resources.

Screening of Nutritional deficiencies among the first year under graduate students.

Imparting nutrition education for the at risk students with nutritional deficiencies.

Diet clinic- Counseling and diet prescription for anaemia, underweight, obesity, PCOD, Thyroid problem, PMS and food beauty tips.

Designing exclusively You tube for highlighting the activities of the department.

Skill training on basic food preparation for the differently abled children (Bethshan Special School, Madurai) by both under graduate and post graduate students.

Consultancy services for Government and Non-Governmental organizations:

 

Planning menu for Mid-day Meal Programme

Training for CDPOs

Special Schools

Dress Designing

Patients

Textile and Food Industries

Facility available for the Institutions and Industries for analyzing the food components.

Internships:

Hospitals: Christian Medical College  and Hospital, Vellore, St. John’s Medical College & Research Institute, Bangalore, Apollo Hospitals, Vadamalayan Hospital, Velammal, Shenbagam, Meenakshi Mission Hospitals, Madurai, Kongunadu Hospital, PSG, KG, KMCH, Coimbatore, Shifa Hospitals, Trichy, Salvation Army Catherine Booth Hospital, Nagerkoil.

Industries: Sami Labs, Bangalore, International Flavours & Fragrance, Chennai, Antenna Nutritech Foundation, Madurai. Savorit Limited, Dindigul, AVN Arogya Ayurvedic Centre, Madurai, Tamil nadu Food grains Yard, Madurai, CSIR-CSMCRI Marine Algal Research Station, Mandapam.

Industry / Institutions Visited: CFTRI & DFRL, Mysore, NIN, Hyderabad, Sami Labs, Bangalore, International Agricultural Processing Pvt Ltd, Nilakotai, Nila Foods, Tuticorin, IIFPT, Tanjore.

10. BLOG: http://fchomescience.blogspot.in

11. FUTURE PLANS

100 % Ph.D. among the faculty.

Overseas Exchange Programme.

Outlets for sale of products prepared in the Food Science Lab, Textiles Lab and Family Resource Management Lab.

Diet Counselling Centre.

Consultancy – For children, patients, industries, government and non-government organization, psychological assessment using psychometric scales, house plans, dress designing using CAD software.

MoU at global level with internationally recognized Indian industries & Pioneer institutions.

To take up Major/Minor research projects.

12. CONTACT US

Email : homescience@fatimacollegemdu.org

  hscbtfc@gmail.com

  • Vision Statement

    WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT THROUGH EDUCATION To empower women by developing human capabilities through quality education based on Christian values, making them responsible citizens who can work for the advancement of the society and promote communal harmony in the multi-religious and multi-cultural reality of India eventually evolving into women of communion.