Departments-Aided > Department of Nutrition and Dietetics

Inception 1983
Goals
  • Empowering Women in the domains of nutrition and health.
  • To impart knowledge through society outreach extension activities.
Objectives
  • To impart practical skill through internships in hospitals.
  • Skill training in tie up with organizations and industries to enhance employment.
  • To inculcate social citizenship.
Course Offered
  • Nutrition & Dietetics - Para Medical Job Oriented Course with Papers titled.
    1. Food Science.
    2. Macronutrients
    3. Micronutrients.
    4. Food Preservation Techniques
    5. Nutrition Through Life Cycle.
    6. Food Processing.
    7. Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals.
    8. Hospitality Industries and Management.
    9. Dietetics.
    10. Catering Science.
    11. Food Safety and Quality Control.
    12. Community Nutrition.
    13. Basic chemistry.
    14. Human Physiology.
    15. Food Microbiology.
    16. General Bio Chemistry.
  • NME
    1. Nutrition for women.
    2. Functional foods.
  • CERTIFICATE COURSE – PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION
    1. Therapeutic Nutrition and Functional Foods.
    2. Laboratory Diagnostic Tests
    3. Nutrition and Palliative care.
Resources & Infrastructure
  • Equipments – Nutrition Lab:
    • Triple Beam balance, Stadiometer, BP apparatus, Microscope, Electronic Colorimeter, Centrifuge, Electric Top Loading Balance, Burettes, Conical flasks, Slides, Clinical Centrifuge, Stethoscope, and Colorimeter. Colony counter, Haemoglobinometer.
  • Foods Lab:
    • Mixie, Ovens, Utensils, Lactometer, Kitchen Balance, Food Thermometer, Food mixer, Electric induction Stove, Non-stick pans, Cookers, Chapatti maker, Laddles, Serving dishes, Crockery Sets, Fridge, Stoves, Water filter,Cabinet Drier.
  • Furniture’s:
    • Desks, Tables, Chairs, Built – in – cupboards, Fan, Tube-lights, Bureau, and Plug point.
  • Department Library Books:
    • Worth of Rs. 75000/-.
  • Journals:
    • Health, Journal of Nutrition & Dietetics,Indian Food Industry

Special Equipments

  • Laptop Computer with Printer & Sound System.
  • Desktop Computer
  • Camera
  • Micro wave oven gifted by Mrs. B. Srilakshmi
Grants UGC – Autonomy and Development, Special Fee
Add on features

Special Features: 2011 - 2012

  1. Internship –From 15 days (present) to 30 days training in hospitals-ABC, KMC,IS Nursing Home, Trichy Diabetes Speciality Centre.
  2. Research Oriented Projects – staff: Minor project & students : community based Project at UG level.
  3. Organizing Association meetings – Being Year of Diamond Jubilee - Inviting prominent alumnae for association meeting.
  4. Bakery skill training-One day Observational skill training.
  5. Home scale drying- One day skill training.
  6. ICT enabled classroom teaching by staff (selected topics).
  7. Power point seminar by students – Chosen papers - Only III years.
  8. Exposure to Competitions and Paper presentation – Intercollegiate Level.
  9. 3-5 days canteen running –Planning, Organizing and Executing - by III year .students.
  10. Society Out Reach Activities - Nutrition and Health Education to public- 6 or 7 Programmes.
  11. Convening Alumnae Meet
  12. Convening Parent – Teacher Meet
  13. Browsing Facility.
  14. Spot learning visits – to strengthen knowledge..
    • Food Service/ Processing Organizations
    • Laboratories
    • Hospitals.
    • 3 and 4 star Hotels.
    • Bakeries.
    • Research Institute
    • Community health care Institutions
Year Paper Published Paper Presented Books Published
International National International National
2010-14 2 10 4 20  

Faculty

Ms. L. Jayaprada Associate Prof. & Head
Ms. R. Sakthi Associate Prof.
Ms. N. Chellam Associate Prof.
Dr. M. V. Alli Associate Prof.
Ms. S. Ithyamalar Assistant Prof.
Ms. P. Sasikala Lecturer