Applied Nutrition - Sri Durga Malleswara Siddhartha Mahila Kalasala

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DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED NUTRITION

EVALUATIVE REPORT


1. Name

o
f

t
he

D
epa
rt
ment & its
Y
ear

o
f

E
s
t
a
b
li
s
hment

Applied Nutrition
-
1993


2. Names

o
f

P
rogr
ammes

/

Co
u
r
s
es

o
f
f
e
r
ed

(
U
G,

P
G,

M
.
Ph
il.,

P
h
.
D
.,

I
n
t
e
gr
a
t
e
d

M
a
s
t
e
r
s
;

I
n
t
e
gr
a
t
ed

P
h.
D
.,

e
t
c
.)

U.G co
u
r
s
es


:

B.Sc
.,

MBAN
,
FMB

and FMC.

Certificate Course



:
Food and Nutrition



3. Interdisciplinary

c
o
u
r
s
e
s
and depa
rt
ments

in
vo
l
v
ed






4.
A
nnual/

s
eme
s
t
e
r/
c
h
o
i
c
e

b
a
s
ed

c
r
edit

s
y
s
t
em

S
eme
s
t
e
r and
Choice

Based

C
redit

S
y
s
t
em.


5.

Participation

o
f

t
he

d
e
pa
rt
ment

in

t
he

c
o
u
r
s
e
s

o
ff
e
r
ed

b
y

ot
her

dep
a
rt
men
t
s

The faculty teaches



Food
born diseases
to the students of
Microbiology.



Nutritional Biochemistry to the students of Biochemistry.



“Environmental Studies” to Second Degree students of all programmes
.


6 .Num
b
er
o
f teaching p
o
s
t
s
s
an
c
t
i
o
ned and
f
illed
(P
ro
f
e
s
s
or
s
/A
ss
o
c
ia
t
e
P
ro
f
e
ss
or
s
/A
ss
t
.

P
ro
f
e
ss
or
s
)




Sanctioned


Filled

A
ss
t
.

P
ro
f
e
ss
or
s



2




2



7. Faculty

p
ro
f
ile
w
i
t
h name, qual
i
f
i
c
a
t
i
o
n, de
s
i
g
na
t
i
o
n, specialization
(D
.
S
c
.
/
D
.Li
tt
./

P
h.
D
.
/ M
.
P
hil.,

e
t
c
.)

Name


Qualific
ation

Design
ation

Specialization

No. of years
of
e
xperience

Dr K.N.Vara Lakshmi

M.
Sc,
Ph
.
D.

Asst.
Prof

Food Science

and
Nutrition

17 years

Kum
B. Kusuma Neela

M. Sc

Asst.
Prof

Clinical Nutrition

and

Dietetics

One year




8.

Percentage of classes taken by temporary faculty
-

program
-

wise information

50%

9.

Program wise student
Teacher ratio

B.Sc (FMC)


29

:

1

B.Sc(
F
MB
)


1
3
:1


10. Num
b
er

o
f

a
c
ademic

s
upp
or
t

s
t
a
f
f

(
t
e
c
hni
c
al) and

admini
s
tr
a
t
i
v
e

st
a
ff
;

s
an
c
t
i
o
ned
and

f
illed

S
an
c
t
i
o
ned: 1

F
illed: 1

Interdisciplinary courses

Departments involved

You and Your Food

Arts
,

Commerce,

Biological and Physical
Science
s


Food Preservation




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185


11. Num
b
er

o
f

f
a
c
ul
t
y

w
i
t
h

o
n
g
o
ing

p
ro
j
e
c
t
s

f
ro
m

a)

Na
t
i
o
nal

b
)

I
n
t
e
r
na
t
i
o
nal

f
unding a
g
en
c
ies

and

c )
T
ot
al

gr
an
t
s

r
e
c
ei
v
ed. Mention names of funding agencies
and grants received project
-
wise.

The course is a self
-
financed course. Hence no agency funded projects are under
taken. But the Management funded
a
project on “Nutritional Deficiency Disorders among
Women in Urban Slum Areas of Krishna District


in collaboration with PSIMS
.


12.

D
epa
rt
men
t
al

p
ro
j
e
c
t
s

f
unded

b
y

D
S
T
-
FI
S
T,

D
BT,

IC
SS
R
,

e
t
c
.
;

tot
al

g
r
an
t
s received

Management funded projects on

1)

Study on
“Nutritional Food labeling at supermarkets”
.

2)

“Assessment of Nutritional Status of Athelets”.

3)

“Prevalence of Nutritional Anemia” in S.D.M.S.M. Kalasala
.

4)

“Study on
Breast feeding among reproductive women” in Mogalrajpuram.

Inter
-
departmental

5)

Microbiological Analysis of Milk & Milk Products.(Applied Nutrition &
Microbiology)

6)

Quality Control Test on the Street Foods. (Applied Nutrition & Microbiology)

7)

A project on Health
Status
to
the
residents of Giripuram, Moghalrajpuram
a
nd
Kristhurajpuram(Microbiology, Biochemistry and Applied Nutrition).

8)

Prevalence of diabetes in
V
ijayawada
(Microbiology, Biochemistry and Applied
Nutrition)

in collaboration with P
SIMS.



13.

R
e
s
ea
r
c
h

f
a
c
ili
ty

Research facility is provided in the
l
ibrary and at the departmental Laboratory.


14. Publications:



Num
b
er
o
f pape
r
s pu
b
li
s
hed in peer
r
e
v
ie
w
ed
j
o
u
r
nals
(
n
a
t
i
o
nal

/in
t
e
r
na
t
i
o
nal)

Dr. K.N.Varalakshmi published 4 articles in Eenadu (daily)
c
ity
e
dition.



Mo
n
o
g
r
aphs:
4



Tips on Prevalence of Diabetes



Booklet on Food Preservation Techniques



Booklet on Recipes on Low Cost Nutritious Foods



Tips on Identification of Food Adulteration.


15.

D
e
t
ails

a
b
o
ut

P
a
t
en
t
s

a
nd

in
c
o
me

g
ene
r
a
t
ed

Nil


16.

Ar
eas

o
f

c
o
n
s
ul
t
an
c
y

and

in
c
o
me

g
ene
r
a
t
ed

Dr K.N. Vara Lakshmi


1.

i
s a Consultant for



Dr. Pinnamaneni Siddhartha Institute of Medical Sciences
, Chinaoutpalli.



Model
D
airy, Nidamanuru.



Coun
se
lor for
Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Open University and IGNOU.



T
raining t
he

women
of
self
-
help groups, Anganwadi workers, nursing students of
corporate hospitals as Nutrition activists.



Demonstrates Food preservation techniques to educational institutions, Govt. and
Non
-
Govt.

organizations.




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186


2.

The department is offering diet consultancy to Pregnant women, Lactating mothers,
i
nfants, School
-
children, Adolescents, Obese, An
ae
mic, HIV, Diabetic and
Hypertensive patients both in and outside the college premises.


17.

F
a
c
ul
t
y

r
e
c
ha
rg
ing

st
r
a
t
e
g
ies:

Faculty recharge themselves by
participat
ing and presenting papers in State, National
and International Seminars, Symposia and Workshops.

Seminars attended:
4



Papers Presented: 2


Workshops: 1


18.

S
t
udent

p
ro
j
e
c
t
s:



P
e
r
c
en
t
a
g
e

o
f

s
t
uden
t
s

w
ho

ha
v
e

d
o
ne

in
-
h
o
u
s
e

p
ro
j
e
c
t
s including inter


departmental

In
-
house projects:

10
0%

project work for III year students with internship
s
.



Pe
r
c
en
t
a
g
e

o
f

s
t
uden
t
s

d
o
ing

p
ro
j
e
c
t
s

in

collaboration with industries / institutes

30% The department collaborates with
Dr. Pinnamaneni Siddhartha Institute
of Medical Sciences
, Chinaoutpalli.


19.

A
w
a
r
ds

/
r
e
c
og
ni
t
i
o
ns

r
e
c
ei
v
ed

at

t
he

n
a
t
i
o
n
al

and

in
t
e
r
na
t
i
o
nal

le
v
el

b
y



F
a
c
ul
t
y:

The department was adjudged the “Best Department”

during
the
academic years 2009
-
10 and 2011
-
12.



St
ude
nt
s :

1.

B.Nimishitha of B.Sc MBAN was awarded “The Vijayawada Social Club
and Literary Society”
G
old

M
edal.

2.

Miss Ch. Swetha of B.Sc MBAN was awarded “Sri

Garapati and Kanumilli
Trust”
G
old
M
edal.


Name of the ev
ent

paper presentations/

No. of exhibits/posters

Prizes

Seminars

3

-

Science Exhibition

2

1

Cookery competitions

10

6


20.

S
emina
r
s
/

Co
n
f
e
r
en
c
e
s
/
W
ork
s
h
o
ps

o
r
g
aniz
e
d

&

t
he

s
o
u
r
c
e

o
f

f
unding Na
t
i
o
nal/
I
n
t
e
r
na
t
i
o
nal) with details of outstanding pa
rt
i
c
ipan
t
s, if any.


Date

Name of the
activity

Topic

Name of the expert

30
-
11
-
2007

Science
Exhibition

Innovative Models,
Charts, Food Adulterants,
Vegetable Carving
Exhibits, Health Tips,
Slogans, BMI Calculation.

M. Usha Rani, Lecturer in
Zoology, AG & SG
College,
Vuyyuru, Krishna Dt.

2
-
08
-
2010
to

4
-
o8
-
2010

Workshop

Demonstration on
Microwave Recipes

P.Sudhakar,

Area Sales Manager, L.G.
Microwave ovens

26
-
11
-
2010

Seminar on
Anti Obesity
Day

Obesity Management

Dr K. Rajagopal M.D.

Junk Foods

Dr S.
Neelima M.B.B.S
(MD)




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187


Health Promotion
-

Personal Hygiene

Dr.Priyadarsini M.B.B.S

Nutrition & Health
Education

Dr Padmaja, M.B.B.S

Environmental Science

Dr. Bhaskari, M.B.B.S

Family Education

Dr Mary Moses M.B.B.S

Life Style Management

Dr.Sandhya Rani, M.B.B.S


Department of Community
Medicine,
Pinnamaneni
Siddhartha Institute of
Medical Sciences,
Chinaoutapally, Krishna Dt.

15
-
09
-
2011

Science Quest

paper presentation and
Exhibit presentation on
Nutrition and Health

Dr. P. Jyothi Paul,
HOD
,

Life Sciences
,

S
t
. Theresa’s
C潬oege⁦ 爠r潭敮Ⱐo汵牵


-

-
㈰ㄱ

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pe浩湡r

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t
ea洬

c潵湤o爬r䅵猠A楲癡na
c潵湤o瑩潮


21.

S
t
udent

p
ro
f
ile

c
o
u
r
s
e

w
i
s
e:

Na
m
e

o
f

t
he

C
o
u
r
s
e

(
r
e
f
er

que
s
t
i
o
n

n
o
.

2
)

A
pp
li
c
a
t
i
o
ns
r
e
c
e
i
v
e
d

S
e
l
e
c
t
e
d

Pass
percentage

B.Sc (MBAN)

12

9

92
%

B.Sc(FMB)

15

13

8
4
%

B.Sc(FMC)

16

1
2

8
3
%

22.

D
i
v
e
r
s
i
t
y

o
f

S
t
uden
t
s

N
ame

of

t
h
e
Co
u
r
s
e

(refer
q
uest
io
n no. 2)

%

o
f
s
t
u
d
e
n
t
s
from

t
h
e
Co
ll
e
g
e

%

of

s
t
u
d
e
n
t
s
from

t
h
e

other
colleges

%

of

s
tu
d
e
nts

f
r
o
m
oth
e
r

S
t
a
t
e

%

of

s
tu
d
e
nts

f
r
o
m
the

oth
e
r

Countries

B.Sc(MBAN)

5%

95%

-

-

B.Sc(FMB)

10%

90%

-

-

B.Sc (FMC)

6%

94%

-

-


23.
H
o
w

many

s
t
uden
t
s

h
a
v
e

c
lea
r
ed

Civil Services, Defense Services,
NET,

S
LET
, GATE
and any other competitive examinations?


30% of
the students appeared for competitive exams like Railway Recruitment,
APPSC, Group


II, III, IV
,

Bank Services
and
P.O
s

.etc.

24.
S
t
udent

p
rog
r
e
ss
i
o
n

S
t
udent

p
r
o
g
r
e
ss
i
o
n

%

U
G

t
o

P
G

7
0%

P
G

t
o

M
.
P
hil.

-

P
G

t
o

P
h.
D
.

-

P
h.
D
.

t
o

P
o
s
t
-
D
o
c
tor
al

-

Empl
oy
ed

C
ampus

s
el
e
c
t
i
o
n

Ot
her

t
han

c
ampus

r
e
c
r
ui
t
ment


5%

1
0%

Entrepreneurs

5
%




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188


25.
D
i
v
e
r
s
i
t
y

o
f

s
t
a
f
f


Per
c
en
t
a
g
e

o
f

fa
c
u
lt
y

who

are

g
r
ad
u
a
t
es

of the same parent university

50%

From other universities within the State

-

From other universities from other
States

50%


26. Num
b
er

o
f

f
a
c
ul
t
y

w
ho

w
e
r
e

a
w
a
r
ded

w
i
t
h

P
h.
D
.,

D
.
Sc
.

a
n
d

D
.
Li
tt
.

du
r
ing

t
h
e

Assessment

pe
r
i
o
d:

Nil


27. Present details about infrastructural facilities

a)

Departmental Li
b
r
a
r
y

Books



:

150

Question Banks

:
2

e
-
Material


:
30

Study materials

:
for all
papers
.

Laboratory Manuals:

for all

papers
.

b
)

I
n
t
e
r
net

f
a
c
ili
t
ies

f
o
r

s
t
a
f
f

and

s
t
uden
t
s

:

Internet facility is provided to staff and









s
tudents in the department.

c
)

T
ot
al

num
b
er

o
f

c
l
a
s
s

roo
ms


:

3

d)

C
la
s
s

roo
ms

w
i
t
h

I
C
T

f
a
c
ili
t
y



:

2

e) Students Laboratories



:

1

f
)

R
e
s
ea
r
c
h

la
b
or
a
tor
i
e
s



:

Research facility is provided in the

l
aboratory
.


28.

Num
b
er

o
f

s
t
uden
t
s

o
f

t
he

depa
r
t
ment
g
e
tt
i
n
g

f
inan
c
ial

a
ss
i
s
t
a
n
c
e

f
ro
m

Co
lle
g
e


30

students get financial assistance from Spoorthi Cell, Durga Priya, Poor students Fund
and Siddhartha Foundation.


29. Was any need a
ss
e
s
s
ment e
x
e
r
c
i
s
e u
n
de
rt
a
k
en
b
e
f
or
e de
v
el
o
p
ment
o
f new Program?

I
f

s
o
,

g
i
v
e

t
h
e

me
t
h
o
d
o
l
o
g
y
.

Keeping in view the global changes in the present job market, the staff meet at the end
of academic year and their suggestions
are

discussed in the Board of Studies and then
kept
for approval in

the

Academic
C
ouncil. By this need assessment exercise two ne
w programs
FMC and FMB were started from the year 2010
-
11
.


30.

D
o
es

t
he

depa
rt
ment

ob
t
ain

f
eed
b
a
c
k

f
ro
m

a.

Fa
c
ul
ty
,

o
n

c
u
rr
i
c
ulum

as

w
ell as

t
ea
c
hin
g
-
le
a
r
nin
g
-
e
v
alua
t
i
o
n,

if

s
o
,

h
o
w

d
o
es
t
he

depa
rt
ment

u
t
ilize

i
t
?

Opinion of the staff on
teaching
-
learning
-
evaluation is collected annually

and

accordingly changes are implemented.


b.

S
t
uden
t
s

o
n
s
t
a
ff
,
c
u
rr
i
c
ulum as
w
ell
a
s
t
ea
c
hin
g
-
lea
r
nin
g
-
e
v
al
u
a
t
i
o
n

and
w
hat

is

t
he

r
e
s
p
o
n
s
e

o
f

t
he

depa
rt
ment

t
o

t
he

s
ame?

Yes
.

F
eedback is taken from present
students and old student employers. Based
on the feedback new course combinations were introduced

and

two new programmes
(FMC,FMB) were started from the

academic
year

2010
-
2011
.

Project works,
Internships, Community surveys, seminar
s
, assignment
s

and group discussion
s

are
also introduced
.





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189



c.

Alumni

and

e
m
pl
oy
e
r
s

o
n

t
he

p
ro
g
r
ammes

and

w
hat

is

t
he

r
e
s
p
o
n
s
e

o
f

t
he
depa
rt
ment

t
o

t
he

s
ame?

The department is

in

online contact
with old student
s

and through
the
blog.
Their
Suggestions are considered

in framing the syllabus
.


31. Li
s
t

t
he

di
s
t
in
g
ui
s
hed

A
lumni

o
f

t
he

depa
rt
ment
(
ma
x
imum

1
0)


S.NO

Name

Designation

Place

1

Miss T.L.B.Natasha

Commercial tax officer

Nellore

2

Miss Vineela Chalagulla

Consultant research Theme

ICRISAT, Hyderabad

3

Miss.V.Aruna

Group leader, molecular
Biology

Seven Genetic
Limited, Hydearbad.

4

Smt G.A.Uma Devi

Senior research fellow in
the department of
Endocrinology

NIN, Hyderabad

5

Smt.V.Ratna

Sr. Research
A
ssociate

Santa

Biotechnology,
Hyderabad.

6

Smt. H.Bala

Saraswathi

Sr. Research fellow

ICRISAT, Hyderabad.

7

Dr.Uma Devi

HOD
,
P.G. Department of
Biotechnology

Montessori Mahila
Kalasala, Vijayawada.

8

Miss.V. Bhagya Lakshmi

Diet consultant

V.L.C.C, Vijayawada.

9

Neeta Sharma

Dietician

ManipalHospital,
Manipal

10

P.Prem

S
ajani

Assistant
D
irector

Bureau of Indian
Standards

Chennai.


32. Give
d
e
t
ails
o
n
s
t
udent en
r
i
c
hment

p
ro
g
r
ammes

(s
pe
c
ial

le
c
t
u
r
es

w
ork
s
h
o
ps /
s
emina
r
)

w
i
t
h

e
xt
e
r
nal

e
x
pe
rt
s:

Date

Name of the
activity

Topic

Name of the expert

04
-
12
-
2006

Special lecture

Food Service
Management

R.Usha, Nutritionist AMC
Cookware.

04
-
08
-
2007

Special lecture

Hypertension

Dr. G. Eswar M.D

Superintendent, Govt. hospital,
VJA

13
-
11
-
2007

Demonstration

Noodles

G.Raju, Area Sales Manager,

Nestle Ltd.

2
-
08
-
2008

Special lecture

Importance of

Breast feeding

in
collaboration with
I
PA

Dr.V.Sridevi, M.D

Vijaya maternity hospital, VJA

2
-
09
-
2009.

Seminar

Prevalence of
Nutritional Anaemia &
Awareness on Swine
Flu.

Dr. K. Raj Gopal, M.D

Dr.B.Nageswara rao

Dept of community medicine,
PSIMS, China outpalli.

09
-
09
-
2009

Exhibit

Nava Nadulu

Final MBF students

7
-
08
-
2010.

Seminar

Importance of

Dr. P. Durga Prasad & Dr. V.



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33. List the teaching methods adopted by the faculty for different programmes

In addition to the traditional chalk and

talk method ICT based teaching, practical
orientation in labs, Power point presentations, display of charts, live models, Case study,
Project works, surveys, seminars, group discussions, wall magazines

are used

and
arranging field trips (Vijaya Dairy, VM
Foods, Priya Foods, Oil palm Research centre) to
have practical exposure.


34. H
o
w d
o
es

t
he de
p
a
rt
ment en
s
u
r
e
t
hat
programme objectives are constantly met and
learning outcomes monitor
?

The academic standards of the students are assessed through class room
performance, slip tests and marks scored in internal, external & practical examinations.
With this exercise syllabus is upgraded in order to make the course job oriented
and

skill
orien
ted.


35.

Highlight the p
a
rt
i
c
ipa
t
i
o
n

o
f

s
t
uden
t
s

and

f
a
c
ul
t
y

in

e
xt
en
s
i
o
n

a
c
t
i
v
i
t
ies:

The department inaugurated a club “A
a
yush” with faculty and students of Applied
Nutrition as members. The extension activities taken up by the club are




Publishing
newsletter

and

preparing
First Aid kits, models

and

charts
.



Awareness programme on Rubella Vaccination
,
N
utrition exhibitions

and providing

low cost balanced diet sheets

for slum dwellers.



Blood Grouping for first degree students
.



Conducting
Health Check

up camps

for staff and students
annually.



Vegetable carving exhibition,
Nutrition Quiz, Games
, Cookery Competitions,
preparation of food ornaments

and diet charts.


Breast Feeding

in
collaboration with
Inner Wheel Club

Suresh Kumar

Pediatrician , VJA

15
-
11
-
2010

Special lecture

Diabetes Mellitus

Dr. K. Venu Gopal Reddy
V.G.R.Diaetes Specialties
Hospital VJA

18
-
01
-
2011.

Special lecture

Hospital and Eye Care
Management post
Graduate Diploma
Course

K . Sunitha L V Prasad Eye
Institute, Hyderabad

22
-
01
-
2011

Special lecture

Concepts of
Entrepreneurship

Sd.Rahman,Lecturer,Dept of
MBA,P.B.Siddhartha college of
Arts & Science. VJA

11
-
06
-
2011.

Special lecture

Future prospects of
Food Technology

Dr. M. Padmaja,Lecturer

St.Theresa’s Autonomous

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Providing
Nutritio
us diet

to

AIDS patients.



Food Adulteration identification programmes

f
or rural women.




Conducting f
ree medical camp

and distributing
free medicines

and

Nutrition kits
to
pregnant, lactating women and children

of

slum areas

annually
.



Conducting n
utrition awareness programmes
for slum dwellers
in collaboration with
ICDS.



I
n
collaboration with Dietary Department, Railway hospital, Vijayawada conducted
Exhibition on Diet and life style.



On the occasion of Republic day distributed biscuits

and

fruits
at

GIRL
,

a

R
ehabilitation and
L
earning institute
,

Vijayawada.



To create aware
ness on prevention of Nutritional Anaemia and develop kitchen
gardens, the
d
ep
artment

distributed vegetables, green leafy vegetable seeds to the
people of slum area of Kristurajapuram, Vijayawada.



Distributed pamphlets on Diabetes to staff of V
ijayawada
M
u
nicipal
C
orporation,

Labbipet to create awareness on “How to prevent and control Diabetes”.



Distributed note books and stationery at Ankita, home for orphan girls.



Donated provisions for one day meal at old age home, Kanuru.



Wheat grass juice is
prepared

a
nd given to severe anaemic students of
the

college.



On the occasion of Nutr
i
tion Week Celebrations conducted rally
through which

awareness on Nutritious food

is created
in collaboration with Vasavya Mahil Mandali,
ICDS, Lions Club, in which Anganvadi
Workers
,

students and public participated.



Dr.K.N.Varalakshmi is providing education support to the children of HIV
a
ffected
parents.




She
gave a radio talk

on

Discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS


organized by Centre for Advocacy and Rese
arch and
e
xpressed views on Education
support programme for children of HIV/AIDS affected families.


36.

Give d
e
t
ails

o
f

“Be
yo
nd

s
y
lla
b
us

s
c
h
o
la
r
ly

a
c
t
i
v
i
t
i
e
s


o
f

t
he

depa
rt
ment:



Dr.K.N.Varalakshmi is a member of Board of Studies St.Theresa’s Autonomous
college for women and member

of
A
dvisory
B
oard


Hotel Management and
Catering Technology K.L.University.



Delivered a
l
ecture in
“National Nutrition week celebrations of Women & Child
Welfare Development”
.



Acted as judge in 36
th

Krishna District Science Ex
hibition and L.G. Microwave
Cookery competitions.



Was the
chief guest
for

the inaugural function of U.G.C sponsored Career
Oriented Course on Food Technology at St. Theresa’s College for women and
spoke on “Prospects of Food Technology”.



Delivered a lect
ure cum demonstration on “Household
F
ood
P
reservation
T
echniques” to the students of St. Theresa’s College for Women, Eluru



R
esource person for Dr C.S.S. College of Nursing Chinaoutpalli.



W
arden to Hostel
-
I

and p
roviding
nutritious diet inmates.



Visited
N
utrition labs of colleges/ universities and NIN to promote research
orientation among the students.



Nutrition tips are given in T
witter

under the title “NUTRITAB”.



Nutricafe is organized in

the college
F
ete

in which delicious and nutritious recipes
are pre
pared and sold.



A health survey on “ Nutritional Anthropometry” is organized at
P
akeergudem.






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192



37. State whe
t
her

t
he

p
r
o
g
r
amme/

depa
rt
ment

is

a
cc
r
edi
t
ed/

gr
aded

b
y

ot
her

a
g
en
c
ies
Give details

Yes
.


1.

IQAC of
the
college accredit
s

the department annually.


38.

D
e
t
ail

any

f
i
v
e

S
tr
en
g
t
h
s
,

Wea
k
ne
ss
e
s
,

O
pp
o
rt
uni
t
i
e
s

and

C
hallen
g
es

(S
W
OC
)

o
f

t
he

depa
rt
ment

Strengths :



Well qualified staff and one

member

with doctorate

degree
.



Achieving 100% results with majority of first classes.



The staff
members
act a
s

resource person
s

and nutrition consultants for
educational institutions Gov
ernment
, NGO
and

Corporate Hospitals.



Providing
Internship
s

and on job training

to students
.




Provision of Earn While You Learn

programme
.

Weaknesses:



Students are attracted
towards professional courses
.



Fall
in the strength due to
less number of students opting

biological sciences.



Students are from disadvantaged backgrounds

Challenges :



Creating awareness about the programme
.



Transform the disadvantaged learners into
advance
d learners
.



Increasing the strength.

Opportunities:



Training the students to acquire skills to start small
-
scale food
i
ndustr
ies
.



Making students to become
F
ood
T
echnologists in food industries.



Students can become
Dieticians at hospitals

and
fitness cent
ers.



They can join in research centers like NIN

and
CFTRI


39.

F
u
t
u
r
e

plans of the department.



To organize National seminars.



To introduce preparation of Neutroceuticals, in the curriculum.



To publish articles in National and International journals.



Introduction of need based
C
ertificate
C
ourses.