Estd: 1958

KVR GOVT. COLLEGE FOR WOMEN(AUTONOMOUS)

Re-accredited with 'A' Grade by NAAC

email: kurnoolw.jkc@gmail.com, Hello:08518 - 221090, Fax: 08518- 234278

R.S. ROAD, NARASIMHA REDDY NAGAR, KURNOOL - 518004

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DEPARTMENT OF HOME SCIENCE

Year of Establishment: 1958

The Department of Home Science was started in the year 1958, since the inception of the college.  B.Sc. Home Science is a professionally oriented three year degree programme. The main focus is to empower students in multi-disciplinary fields with equal emphasis on Food Science and Nutrition, Human Development and Family studies, Textile and Clothing, Resource management and Consumer science, Extension and Communication Education etc. These courses pave the way for a well-established professional career and open up plenty of employment opportunities in various sectors.

Vision: Home science education is a need-based, professionally oriented life skills education to equip the students with relevant knowledge and competencies to lead happy, healthy and successful life. It conceptualizes the students’ knowledge and skill right from where the human life starts, how it grows, develops and expands with physical, physiological, psychological, social and economic dimensions through different courses.

Mission: It is an artful science enables the learners to improve the quality of their personal and professional life & contribute towards the betterment of the family and community.

Our Aim:To strengthen the skills and potentials of students through the application of scientific principles for their optimum holistic growth and development

Highlights of the Department:

  •  Dietetic cell was established in the year 2000 to cater to the health and nutrition need of students and staff of this college through scientific need based counseling and guidance.
  • Having MOU’s with Department of Women and Child welfare, Kurnool Institute of Fashion technology, Kurnool Medical College and Government Hospital, and Osmania College for Women, Kurnool to collaborate and organise various activities to give enriched learning experience to students.
  • Having well equipped laboratory. Itcontain 1986 books  and issued to the students  for effective learning
  • Achievement of nearly 100% results in semester end external exam.
  • Organizeinvited lectures, field trips, workshops, student seminars, elocutions and quiz programs to develop the knowledge and skills of the students. Study projects given to impart research skills among students.
  • Organize exhibitions and awareness programs by the students
  •  Workshops conducted on block printing and tie and dye, candle making, artificial flower making,  flower arrangement, anthropometry, use of psychological test material etc
  • Remedial class for Poor Performer and guidance given for PG and other entrance exams.
  • Certificate courses in Gender and Human Rights, Art and Crafts, Fashion Designing, and Personality Development.
  • Field trips to Kurnool Medical College, KIFT, Anganwadi  and nearby village and slums  to give firsthandexperience to students.
  • Thematic celebrations like National Nutrition month, Breast feeding week and Mental Health week etc.
  • Raised funds, Books, clothes for social cause and natural catastrophe. Financial assistance is extended to economically backward students of our department.

PROGRAMME OFFERED:

Course


Combinations

  B.Sc. (Home Science)

1

 Food Science and Nutrition

2

 Human Development and Family Studies

3

 Resource Management & Consumer Science

4

 Textile & Fashion Designing,

5

 Home science Extension  & Communication

 

Head of DepartmentDR ARATI CHAKRA

Projects handled by the Department:

Title of the project

Funding agency

Amount sanctioned

Year of sanction

Ongoing/ Completed

A like skills Approach to Adolescents’ Development

UGC

130000/-

2014

Completed

ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE DEPARTMENT:

  • Award of excellence given for promoting Art, Handicrafts & Handlooms.
  • Award of excellence given for promoting Health Awareness Activity.

STUDENT’S ACHIEVEMENTS: PRATIBHA AWARD FOR THE YEAR 2016-17

Rayalseema University

Kurnool

B.Sc. Home science, Life Sciences

WalthatiSaritha

KVR GDCW (A), KURNOOL

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