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Home Science

Highlights of the Department

  • The Department of Home Science provides need-based education to girl students in the theory and practice to meet the day to day challenges of life. This would enable them to play diverse roles in life as a housewife, a working woman, a mother, a nation builder and a responsible and responsive human being.
  • Over the years our P.G students have won laurels and were the recipients of Gold Medals in the University examinations.
  • Research work is undertaken by the students at P.G and U.G levels under the supervision and guidance of the department staff.
  • A Health Centre was inaugurated in the year 2010. Health check-ups for the college staff and students are conducted periodically.
  • Department holds various Awareness Programmes /Interactive Sessions /Seminars for the staff and students on various health issues, first aid, disaster management and so on and many eminent doctors are invited to give input sessions.
  • National and International Days of importance-National Nutrition Week, First Aid  Day, Dietetic Day and so on, are marked with various programmes like quiz, exhibition, poster competition etc.
  • Teachers upgrade themselves by attending refresher courses /national -international seminars/symposium. They also present papers and publish an article in journals.


Awareness Programme on HIV

A programme on HIV awareness was organised in the premises of Patna Women’s College by P.G Department of Home Science in collaboration with National Service Scheme (NSS). The programme focused on how HIV is transmitted from mother to child.

Dr. Avinash Kumar started the programme by highlighting how women are affected by AIDS, how one can prevent it, what precautions can be taken and what government schemes are run for preventive measures. He also said that everybody must know their HIV status by regular checkups.

Dr. Anshu asked the participant to spread awareness about free treatment under the Anti Retroviral treatment (ART) policy.

Dr. Alok Kumar encouraged students for blood donation and cleared myths related it asked student to donate blood four times in a year.

The resource person shared the AIDS helpline number 1097 with the students. They said if anybody is suffering from AIDS they can call for free treatment.

Members of Bihar State AIDS control society Dr. Abhay Prasad, Dr. Anshu, Mr. Alok Kumar, Mr. Ashish Kumar along with Head of the Department of the Home Science, Sister Tanisha A.C. and teachers Ms. Sunita Kumari, Dr. Rosy Kumari, Ms. Sujata Jha and Ms. Nisha Kumari were present.

Teaching Staff

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Sister Maria Tanisha, A.C. (HOD) M.A

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Dr. Shazia Hussain

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Dr. Priyanka Shankar

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Dr. Sujata Jha
M.A, Ph.D

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Dr. Suniti Bhagat
M.A, Ph.D., NET

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Dr. Sunita Kumari
M.Sc, Ph.D
Food and Nutrition

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Dr. Rosy Kumari

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