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Home Science Department: DSB Campus, Nainital

Department of Home Science was established in September 1989. Initially the department was started at B. A. level with Home Science as one of the subject amongst other subject offered by faculty of arts. Home Science at Post Graduate Level was started by the department in the year 2007 under self-finance mode by departmental efforts. Seven batches successfully post graduated from the department from 2007 to 2014. The PG programme follows semester system mode as per UGC guide lines. Ph. D. Programme in Home Science has been started from 2011-12 as per UGC Norms. Department is successfully coordinating several diploma courses under Indira Gandhi National Open University, (IGNOU) programme. The department also organizes workshops and training programmes for women empowerment and entrepreneurship.

Head of Department

Name : Dr. Lata Pande

Phone : 9917240611

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About the Head :Dr. Lata Pande completed B.Sc. and M.Sc. in foods and nutrition from G.B,P.U A.& T, Pantnager followed by doctoral work at the H.N.B.Garhwal central University, Srinagar (Uttarakhand) on health and nutritional status of women of kumaun hills. Her fields of research are Ecology of malnutration and chemical analysis of Phytofoods of Uttarakhand. Presently she is also engaged in extension activities for the upliftment of women and children. She joined Kumaun University, Nainital in 1989 as the founding head of department home science and since inception of home science department working as head and convener. Besides teaching, she is associated with multiple administrative responsibilities of university as -Member- Academic Council, Member -University Court, Worden- K.P. Girls Hostel , Member- Executive Council. She is Subject Expert as well as Resource Person in; All India Coordination Research Department, ICDS, Utaranchal, Women Empowerment and Child Development Department, ICDS, Uttaranchal.ATI (Administrator Training Institute) Nainital ,ASC- Kumaun University, Nainital, Directorate of Higher Education, Uttarakhand, Uttarakhand council of science and technology, dehradun ,member, Rajeev Gandhi Kishori Sashktikaran Pariyajana (A central govt. continuous long term project).

Faculty Members of DSB Campus, Nainital
S.No Name Designation Specialization Email Phone Photograph Academic Profile
1 Dr. Lata Pande Head of the Department Food and Nutrition LataPande@gmail.com 9917240611 Dr. Lata Pande View Profile
2 Dr. Chhavi Arya Asstt. Professor Food and Nutrition Food Technology ChhaviArya@gmail.com 9411198726 Dr. Chhavi Arya	View Profile
3 Ms. Chetna Jantwal Asstt. Professor (Contractual) Food and Nutrition ChetnaJantwal@gmail.com Ms. Chetna Jantwal View Profile