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Godbole Plots, Dabki Road, Akola(MS). 444002.
Affiliated to Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University.
(Accredited by NAAC Grade B with CGPA 2.95)

Department of Home-Economics

Department of Home-Economics (Establishment: 1999)

The Department caters the educational needs of learning community from coming different strata of society by providing equal opportunities in conventional & various  entrepreneurialprogramme. With the changing scenario, the curriculum is restructured to include basic as well emerging interdisciplinary and application oriented areas. The curriculum develops appropriate skills, which are significant not only to the students, but also to the local, regional and national needs. Sufficient freedom is allowed to the students to best suited to their interest and capabilities. The department also emphasizes on value based education to inculcate soft skills. The student is considered as a pivot of the educational system. Department provides a well planned teaching program & to carry it out effectively. Department has well equipped departmental library with reference books & general reading material.
The Self-evaluation of every department may be provided separately in about 3-4 pages, avoiding the repetition of the data.
1. Name of the department : Home-Economics
2. Year of Establishment : 1999
3. Names of Programmes / Courses offered (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated Masters; Integrated Ph.D., etc.)- PG
4. Names of Interdisciplinary courses and the departments/units involved- Nil
5. Annual/ semester/choice based credit system (programme wise) – Annual
6. Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments – Communicative Skills in English.
7. Courses in collaboration with other universities, industries, foreign institutions, etc. – Nil.
8. Details of courses/programmes discontinued (if any) with reasons - Nil
9. Number of Teaching posts







Associate Professors -- --
Asst. Professors 1 1


Faculty profile with name, qualification, designation, specialization, (D.Sc./D.Litt. /Ph.D. / M. Phil. etc.,)






No.of Ph.D. Students guided for the last 4 years

Dr. Sandhya A. Kale
M.Sc, M.A, M.Ed., SET, Ph.D , PGDCP Nagpur
Asst. Prof.
M.A. in Home-Eco
M.Sc in Human Deve.
11. List of senior visiting faculty - Nil
12. Percentage of lectures delivered and practical classes handled(programme wise) by temporary faculty- There is no temporary faculty in the Department.
13. Student -Teacher Ratio (programme wise)- 90: 1
14. Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff; sanctioned and filled - NIL
15. Qualifications of teaching faculty with DSc/ D.Litt/ Ph.D/ MPhil/PG.- One faculty with Ph.D.
16. Number of faculty with ongoing projects from a) National b) International funding agencies and grants received --
17. Departmental projects funded by DST-FIST; UGC, DBT, ICSSR, etc. and total grants received – Two projects is funded by U.G.C., Fund- 90,000/- & 93000/-
18. Research Centre /facility recognized by the University -
19. Publications
Publication per faculty
Number of papers published in peer reviewed journals (national / international) by faculty and students - 3 Papers are published in peer reviewed journals ( international) by faculty.
Number of publications listed in International Database (For Eg: Web of Science, Scopus, Humanities International Complete, Dare Database - International Social Sciences Directory, EBSCO host, etc.)- NIL
Chapter in Books-NIL
Books Edited -NIL
Books with ISBN/ISSN numbers with details of publishers-NIL
Citation Index -NIL
Impact factor-NIL
20. Areas of consultancy and income generated – Through dept-practical.
21. Faculty as members in -no
  a) National committees b) International Committees c) Editorial Boards….
22. Student projects
Percentage of students who have done in-house projects including inter departmental/programme-
Percentage of students placed for projects in organizations outside the institution i.e.in Research laboratories/Industry/other agencies-NILL
23. Awards/ Recognitions received by faculty and students – NSS – 3RD RANK IN BLOOD DONATION 3RD
  List of eminent academicians and scientists/ visitors to the department-
  Dr. Meera Vaidya
Professor & Head, Dept of Home science,, M.H. College of Home science, Jabalpur.(MP)
  Dr. Asha Mane
Ex.Dean, Professor & Head, Dept of Home science Faculty, S G B Amaravati University, Amravati.
  Dr. Asha Arya
Professor & Head, Dept of Home science college of Home science,
Marathwada Agriculture College, Parbhani.
  Dr. Manisha P. Kale
Ex Dean,Home Science Faculty, S G B Amaravati University, Amravati.
  Dr. Rekha Tale
Dean,Home Science Faculty, S G B Amaravati University, Amravati
  Dr. Kumudini Dhore
Prof. Head, Dept of Food & Nutrition, RDG College, Akola.
  Dr.Anjali Rajwade
Prof. Food & Nutrition, Dept of Home science, RDG College, Akola.
24. Seminars/ Conferences/Workshops organized & the source of funding –
One National Seminar is organized.
  National – U.G.C. funding- 75000/- 13th oct-2011 (Title-“Need to Assess the Nutritional Status of Adolescent Girls for Futuristic Tasks”)
  International -
25. Student profile programme/course wise:
Name of the Course/programme
(refer question no. 4)
Applications received
*M *F
Pass percentage
26. Diversity of Students
Name of the Course
% of students from the same state
% of students from other States
% of students from abroad
B.A. I
B.A.II 100% Nil Nil
B.A.III 100% Nil Nil
27. How many students have cleared national and state competitive examinations such as NET, SLET, GATE, Civil services, Defense services, etc. ? -
28. Student progression
Student progression
Against % enrolled
UG to PG 54%
PG to M.Phil. --
PG to Ph.D. --
Ph.D. to Post-Doctoral --
Employed -  
• Campus selection  
• Other than campus recruitment  
Entrepreneurship/Self-employment 30%
29. Details of Infrastructural facilities
Library - College & Dept Library
Internet facilities for Staff & Students – Department & Library
Class rooms with ICT facility –YES.
Laboratories – YES
30. Number of students receiving financial assistance from college, university, government or other agencies – from colleges -O5
31. Details on student enrichment programmes (special lectures / workshops / seminar) with external experts – Workshops, seminar & Special Lecture was organized.
32. Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning – PPT Presentation, Group Discussion, Lecture and explanation method, assignment ,interaction method.
33. Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities- Important Events of the Committee
  1. Celebration of Nutrition Week for nutrition and health awareness- one day workshop organized for mother parents
  2. Entrepreneurial projects for students
  3. Visit to Anand Ashram. .
  4. Health Awareness Camp for rural women
  Participation in various college Activities
1. Prerana Diwas on 1st August 2013 anchoring prize distribution program (prize distribution committee)
2. participation in personality development committee as a member of committee
3. Social Sciences study club inauguration function was organized on 25th Sept. 2013 by the department The whole programme was conducted by the social sciences faculty. Prearranged the guest lecture was Dr.Santosh Thakre, Dean Deptt.of Social Sciences, SGBAU Amravati.
4. Organizer- Organized educational tour for Arts Students. At Chikhaldara .
5. Judge of the quiz contest for the arts faculty student was organized by sociology dept. on 21st
Dec.2012. The three groups of B.A.I, II, III were participated in the contest.
6. Student gathering 2013-14-Chief committee member Judge- Dance competition, craft exhibition & Gathering Report red
7. The elocution competition was arranged by the arts faculty. The inaugural and valedictory
arrangement of Dias toward me.
8. Work done as a coordinator of admission attendance and timetable committee--
  a) Counseling the Students at the time of admission
  b) Prepared timetables
  c) Monitoring the periods And took effort for good attendance of students by sending letter to parents and by phone calls.
34. SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans
  Future plans - i) Major Project ( ii) Work with NGOs. (iii) Promoting the students for research
  • Strength of the department -
  i) The no. of admissions is adequate .
  ii) Try to develop Entrepreneurial attitude among the students.
  iii) Results of the department are satisfactory.
  iv) Department is always works for developing a comprehensive personality of girl students
  v) PGDCP diploma of faculty also Support to the department
  • Weaknesses of the department –
  i) Most of the student belonged to lower income group and illiterate parents. So least interest in or approach
  ii) Also most of students having a low percent in HSC.
  • Opportunities-
  i) Further education like different diplomas related to H.Sc and enterprises.
  ii) Provide a favorable environment for all students.
  iii) Help the student to start very small enterp. By giving 500/- to 1000/- without interest.
  • Challenges –
  i) To achieve the meritorious score,
  ii) To decrease dropout rate.
  iii) Security of students

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