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Dr. Sunita Kumari

Dr. Sunita Kumari

M.Sc, Ph.D

Vidwan ID – 357461
ORCID ID – 0009-0002-6237-1125

Basic Information:
  • Name: Dr. Sunita Kumari
  • Gender: Female
  • Department: Home Science
  • Designation: Assistant professor in Home Science Department at Patna Women’s College, Patna
  • Qualification: Ph.D. in Home Science from Bhagalpur University,
    M.Sc. in Home Science from Bhagalpur University
  • Extra Qualification:: 1 Computer Fundamental (SISI, Patna).
    2 Training of Trainer’s course in Nutrition Education (TOT)
  • Specialization: Food and nutrition, Dietetics and Advance nutrition.
  • Area of interest: :Food Processing, Community nutrition, Therapeutic Nutrition, Food Microbiology.
  • Date of Joining: 10th November, 2009.

Research work experience: –

  • 12 years
  • Ph.D. Thesis:Study of Drug Abuse at Bhagalpur city.

Research Supervised-

  • 12 years
  • Effect of fast food consumption on the health of school going children (6-12 years) in Patna city .M.A. Dissertation 2021.
  • A Study on Stress and Anxiety due to Academic Pressure
    Among college Students (18-24 years old) in Patna.B.A. Dissertation 2021.
  • The impact of social isolation and loneliness on the mental health of elderly women (60-70 Years).A study regarding urban area.M.A. CPE 2021.
  • A study on dietary use and deficiency of vitamin A. Urban area Patna (0-6 years)M.A. Dissertation 2020./li>


  • Worked as a Lecturer, (Dept. of Home Science) at K.I.M. College, Digha, Patna, from March 1987 to October 2008
  • Working as a coordinators and counsellors at IGNOU&NOU.
  • Participated in Orientation Programme in 2007 at Academic Staff College, Patna.
  • Participated in two Refresher Course of Home Science in Magadha Mahila College, Patna in 1999& 2009.
  • Lectured in entrepreneurship at S.I.S.I. “Area of specialization in Food Processing, Preservation and Nutrition.”

Seminars Attended:-

National Seminar –

  • National seminar on Ayurveda and life styleorganized by Mahila vidalaya degree college Lucknow on 23.5.20.attended.
  • National seminar on Nutrition communication in the complex food andmedia environment organized by NSI Mumbai chapter on 23.6.20.attended.
  • National seminar on India after Covid 19 potential threads challenges and remedies organized by Gaya College Gaya. On 13.5.20.-14.5.20 Paper presentedTopic- Impact of Covid 19 on health and food nutrition.
  • National seminar on traditional food habit life style and immunity on covid19 organized by department of Home Science Gorakhpur on 23.5.20.-24.5.20.attended
  • Lectured in entrepreneurship at S.I.S.I. “Area of specialization in Food Processing, Preservation and Nutrition.”

International Seminar –

  • International seminar on epidemic and environment in India: A Historical Overview organized by B.H.U Varanasi from 27 -29th May 2020.Topic-Foods on during covid19, Paper presented.

Faculty Development Programme/ Training –

  • Completed an online Faculty Development Programme on “E-Learning” organized by Eswar College of engineering Guntur, from 11th -15th May 2020.
  • Completed an online Faculty Development Programme on “Moodle LMS: Exploring New Horizons of Teaching-Learning” organized by Department of MCA & Computer Science, Patna Women’s College, from 15th -21st May 2020.
  • Completed a 5 day online Faculty Development Programme on “Curriculum Development for Outcome Based Education organized by IQAC, Patna Women’s College, Patna University, during 28th September to 3rd October 2020.
  • Completed a 5 day online Faculty Development Programme on “Leadership and Excellence” by government engineering college Havveri, during 7 September to 11 September 2020.


  • Life time member of Indian Science Congress.(2001)
  • Member of Indian Association of Social Science Institutions.
  • Member of Board of Studies (BOS) of P.G. Department of Home Science, Patna Women’s College, Patna University.

Articles Published
Book :

  • Higher Education for Women through Open University: Issues and Strategies
    Chapter-1 (IGNOUat a Glance), Articles -11
  • Nalanda Open Universities-ADVANCED NUTRITION
    Chapter- Units
  • Articles:
  • Effects of Alcohol and drug abuse on health and behavior of high school going children.
  • The Importance of Breast Feeding
  • Drugs Abuse and Sexually Transmitted Disease among women’s.

Project Guided Under Me:-

  • Programme No of Project
  • DNHE 50 +
  • Extra:-
  • Different programme in Doordarshan
  • Radio counseling in Ignou Gyanwani