NGP Arts

Department of Food Science and Nutrition

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Overview

The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics was started in the year 2003 offering the course B. Sc. in Food Science and Nutrition with well - equipped laboratories. Post Graduate course in Food and Nutrition was started in the year 2004.

The department also extends the activities of research by offering Master of Philosophy in Food and Nutrition from the year 2005 and Doctorate of Philosophy from the year 2016 onwards. The Department has qualified and well experienced faculties.

Courses

Duration

3 Years

Commencement

July

Intake

66

Eligibility

H.S.C. Passed with HSC with Chemistry, Botany, Biology, Zoology, Home Science, Biochemistry, Computer Science & Child Care / Vocational Course: Nutrition Dietetics

Duration

6 Months

Commencement

September

Intake

50

Duration

2 years

Commencement

July

Intake

33

Eligibility

55% marks with any of the following degree courses: Home Science/ Nutrition & Dietetics/Food Science and Nutrition / Food Service Management & Dietetics / Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics with Chemistry or Life Science (Botany, Zoology), Biochemistry/Family & Community Science/Nutrition & Dietetics/Food Science & Quality Control/Food Science & Nutrition/ Nutrition/P.G. Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics/ Biochemistry at ancillary level/Biotech/Chem & Biology/ Food Nutrition & Dietics /B.Sc. Food Technology/Microbiology/ Microbiology with Nanotech/B.Sc. Triple Major (Biotechnology, Chemistry & Zoology)/Nutrition & Dietetics with CA/ B.Sc. Nutrition Food Service Management & Dietetics) B.Voc., (20% students can be admitted with the above said course)

Duration

1 year(FT) / 2 years(PT)

Commencement

November

Eligibility

M.Sc Food & Nutrition with 55% or above.

Duration

2 Years for M.Phil / 3 Years for M.Sc Food & Nutrition Graduates

Commencement

June & November

Eligibility

M.Sc / M.Phil Food & Nutrition with 55% or above.

Vision

To educate and to mould more scholars in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics with its vast scope and versatile applications in the field of study.

Mission

To enhance the overall personality of our students by providing quality education, internship training and research facilities.

Funds & Grants Received

S.No Co-Ordinator/Investigator Project Title Funding Agency Amount
01. Dr. Daniel Robert National seminar on Palm Oil in Food Applications. Malaysian Palm oil board Mumbai Rs.12,000/-

Department Activites (2023-24)

Guest Lecture / Invited Lecture

S.No Date Name and Designation of the Resource Person Topic
1 22-Aug-23 Ms. Dhanusya
Assistant Professor, Mother Teresa Women's University, Kodaikanal
How To Prepare For NET/JRF Examination?
2 07-Aug-23 Ms. Mariammal Pappu
Retired Professor, KMCH College of Nursing.
Let’s make Breastfeeding and work, Work
3 28-Jul-23 Ms. Manimegalai
Dietitian, KMCH Hospital, Coimbatore.
ICU Feeding Formula calculation for various disease conditions
4 14-Jul-23 Clareen Cecily
PG Student, Department of Food Technology and Management, Algonquin University, Canada
Higher Studies opportunities in Foreign University

Seminar /Workshop Conferences organized

S.No Date Nature of the Event (Conference/ Seminar/ Workshop) Title of the Event Resource Person
1 10-Aug-23 Workshop Awareness On Food Adulteration Mrs. P. Shamlabanu
Ph.D. Scholar - Food and Nutrition, RVS College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore

Co-curricular Activities

S. No Date Name of the Event
1 06-Sep-23 Interdepartmental Competition on theme " Development of Coconut Based Value Added Products" in regard of World Coconut Day.
2 22-Aug-23 Sri. G.C.P. Rangarao Memorial Lecture on “Overview of food processing industries and commercial aspects of food packaging” in connection to the 9th IFCON which is to be held on 9th & 10th December in CFTRI, Mysuru.
 

Archive (2015-2023)

 
 

Faculty Details

01. Professor and Head
Sridevi
Dr. D. Sridevi
M. Sc., M.Phil., PGDHM., Ph.D.

drsridevi@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 18 years | Industry: Nil

Specialization

Food and Nutrition

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02. Professor
Dr.Meera Raman
Dr.Meera Raman
M.Sc., B.Ed., Ph.D., UGC-NET

dean.bas.bs@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 25 years | Research: 25Years

Specialization

Food Science and Nutrition

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03. Assistant Professor
Kanneshwari
Mrs. P. Kanneshwari
M.Sc., M.Phil., (Ph.D.)

kanneshwari@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 2.10 Years | Industry: 2 years

Specialization

Nutrition, Dietetics

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04. Assistant Professor
Jancy Rani
Dr. D. Jancy Rani
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., NET.

jancyrani.d@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 3.1 Years | Research: 7 Years

Specialization

Food Science and Nutrition

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05. Assistant Professor
Priyaalini
Ms.Priyaalini G
M.Sc., NET.

priyaalini.g@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Industry: 2.8 Years

Specialization

Clinical Nutrition, Dietetics

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06. Assistant Professor
Madumitha
Mrs.S.Madumitha
M.Sc., NET

madumitha.s@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 2.6 Years

Specialization

Food Service Management & Dietetics

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07. Assistant Professor
Anjali
Ms. M. Anjali
M. Sc.

anjali.m@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 1.4 Years

Specialization

Food Processing & Food Science Technology

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08. Assistant Professor
Rasikha
Ms.U.Rasikha
M.Sc.

rasikha.v@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

1 year 8 months

Specialization

Food Science and Nutrition

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09. Assistant Professor
Kavyajyothi
Ms. H. Kavyajyothi
M.Sc.

kavyajyothi@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

1 year 8 months

Specialization

Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

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10. Assistant Professor
Abhirami
Ms.P.P.Abhirami
M.Sc.

abhirami.pp@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

8 Months

Specialization

Food Science and Nutrition

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11. Assistant Professor
Rakeshwari
Ms.M.Rakeshwari
M.Sc.

rakeshwari.m@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

nil

Specialization

Food Science and Nutrition

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12. Professor - Visiting Faculty
Nutrition staff of Dr.NGP Arts and science college
Ms.G.Kumuthavalli
M.Sc., P.G.Dip., NAD., R.D.

kumuthakmch@gmail.com

Experience

Teaching: 13 Years 7 months

 

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13. Professor - Visiting Faculty
Dr.N.G.P Arts and Science College Nutrition staff
Ms. Raji Srinivas

srivigrag@gmail.com

Experience

Teaching: 10 Years

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14. Professor - Visiting Faculty
Staff of Nutrition in Dr.NGP Arts and science college
Ms. N. Sasikala
M.Sc., M.A., D.T.Ed.

sasikalanajp@gmail.com

Experience

Teaching: 9 Years

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15. Assistant Professor - Visiting Faculty
 Nutrition staff of Dr.N.G.P Arts and Science College in coimbatore
Ms.K.S.Manthra
M.Sc. FSN

manthraks1998@gmail.com

Experience

Teaching: 1 Year

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16. Assistant Professor - Visiting Faculty
Dr.N.G.P Arts and Science College  staff of Nutrition
Ms.P.Deepa
B.Sc. FSN (CA)

deepa.pk1994@gmail.com

Experience

Teaching: 6 Years

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17. Assistant Professor - Visiting Faculty
Dr.N.G.P Arts and Science College staff of Nutrition
Ms.G.Pavithra
M.Sc. FSN

pavithraganesh75@gmail.com

Experience

Teaching: 7 Months

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B.Sc., Food Science And Nutrition

Programme educational objectives

The Curriculum is designed to attain the following learning goals which students shall accomplish by the time of their graduation:

  • To enable the students to implement the basic food science in operation.
  • To provide basic knowledge and practice to enhance the quality of life though the improvement of human health and nutritional status.
  • To develop skill and techniques in food preparation with conservation of nutrients and palatability using cooking methods generally employed.
  • To help the students to contribute proper utilization of foods and prevent food ravages.
  • To understand the prevalence of malnutrition in Indian scenario and gain knowledge on effective methods to combat malnutrition.

Programme outcomes

On the successful completion of the programme, the following are the expected outcomes.

PO Number PO Statement
P01 Acquire knowledge and develop aptitude in Food Science and Nutrition intended for potential career opportunities.
P02 Build self-empowerment in food Science and Nutrition and develop effective communication skills sufficient for entry in pre professional practice.
P03 Apply skills by planning, implementing and evaluating diet to the community in the current scenario.
P04 Interpret and utilize nutrition techniques in developing novel products to improve the health status of society and promote entrepreneurism.
P05 Develop professional attributes and portfolio in Food Science and Nutrition that are adopted to serve in diverse professional and community organizations.

 

M.Sc., Food Science And Nutrition

Programme Educational Objectives

The Curriculum is designed to attain the following learning goals which students shall accomplish by the time of their graduation:

  • To provide advanced knowledge on food science and nutrition to enhance the quality of life through the improvement of human health and nutritional status
  • To enable the students to implement the basic food science in operation.
  • To develop skills and techniques in food preparation with conservation of nutrients and palatability using cooking methods generally employed.
  • To help the students to contribute proper utilization of foods and prevent wastes.
  • To understand the prevalence of malnutrition in our Country and gain knowledge on effective methods to combat malnutrition.

Programme outcomes

On the successful completion of the programme, the following are the expected outcomes.

PO Number PO Statement
P01 To develop the knowledge of the students in the area of human nutrition, food science, food product development, food safety and quality management.
P02 Apply recently advanced novel foods in medical nutrition therapy and recommend the physical activity to manage the common diseases and metabolic disorder to achieve the fitness and well being.
P03 Familiarize with the problems and plan, implement, monitor and evaluate interventional programs related to food and nutrition and security to the community.
P04 To build entrepreneurial values, attitudes, quality and desire in developing innovative food products by fulfilling quality parameters, used to meet the consumer needs nutritionally and commercially viable.
P05 To develop skills and techniques for the students to become professionals in service industries.

Department Achievements (2023-24)

Staff Recognitions

S.No Date Name of the Staff Nature of Recognition Organization / Institution
1 06-Oct-23 Dr. D. Sridevi Guest Speaker K.S.R College of Arts and Science for Women, Tiruchengode

Staff Participation

S.No Date Name of the Staff Event Organization / Institution

1

08-May-23

Mrs. U. Rasikha

Online Quiz

Arul Anandar College, Madurai

2

27-May-23

Mrs. U. Rasikha

Quiz Course in Medical Biochemistry and Immunology Laboratory

SGRD Institute of Medical & Technology, Gurdaspur

3

31-May-23

Dr. D. Sridevi

Mrs. Kavya Jyothi. H

Ms. Anjali M.

Dr. D. Jancy Rani

Ms. Rakeshwari M.

Mrs. U. Rasikha

Professional Development Workshop on Digital Creativity Skills

Adobe Academic Essential Programme

4

19-May-23

Mrs. U. Rasikha

Short Online Course on Biosimilar Insulins

IDF School Of Diabetes

5

30-May-23

Mrs. U. Rasikha

Nutrition Education Programme - Growth Monitoring by ICMR

NIN And Ministry Of Women And Child Development Under Poshan Abiyan

Nutrition Education Programme - Immunization by ICMR

Nutrition Education Programme - Infant and Young Child Feeding by ICMR

Nutrition Education Programme - Mother Health and Nutrition by ICMR

6

29-Aug-23 to 30-Aug-23

Mrs. Madumitha

Ms. Priyaalini

Workshop on “Commercial Production of Fruit and Vegetable Products “

TNAU, Coimbatore

7

08-Sep-23

Mrs. U. Rasikha

Online Training on Advance Manufacturing (Mapped on Fostac)

Food Industry Capacity and Skill Imitative

8

09-Sep-23

Dr. D. Sridevi

Mrs. Madumitha

Nutrition Awareness Seminar

Poultry Farmers regulatory Committee

9

11-Sep-23 to 15-Sep-23

Mrs. Kavya Jyothi. H

5 day National level Seminar cum Workshop on “Research Article Writing and Journal Selection”

IYARVI Research Institute, Erode

10

16-Oct-23

Mrs. Kavya Jyothi. H

Mrs. U. Rasikha

Webinar on IEEE- Enhancing your project work and research

Dr. N.G.P. Institute of Technology

Staff Presentation

S.No Date Name of the Staff Name of the Event Title of Presentation Organization / Institution
1 20-Sep-23 to 21-Sep-23 Mrs. U. Rasikha International Conference on Unleash and Reintegrate The Miracle Millets To Sustain Nutritional Security. Topic – Millet, An Bound Of Nutrition Transformation To Healthy Nation Achieving Food And Nutrition Security Vellalar College For Women, Erode.

Staff Publication

S.No Name of the Faculty Title Journal Name ISSN / ISBN No., Date of publishing, Vol. No. Impact Factor Indexed in (SCI/WoS/UGC/SSCI/Scopus)

1

Mrs. Kavya Jyothi. H Ms. Anjali M.

Formulation and Development of Fruit Leather incorporated with papaya peel powder

International Journal for Innovative Research in Multidisciplinary Field

ISSN(O):2455-0620 volume 9, issue 5

May, 2023

6.719

UGC Care

2

Ms. Anjali M.

Mrs. Kavya Jyothi. H

Analyzing Malnutrition Scores Among Pre- Adolescent Population in Rural Tirupur

International Journal for Innovative Research In Multidisciplinary Field

ISSN(O):2455-0620

Volume 9, Issue 8

August, 2023

6.719

UGC Care

3

Mrs. Kavya Jyothi. H

Developing educational game for pre-school children to improve dietary choices

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Growth Evaluation

ISSN:2582-7138 volume 4, issue 3

June, 2023

5.307

Peer reviewed Journal

4

Mrs. Rasikha U

Development of Eco Friendly Edible Packaging Films Using Rice Starch

Research journal of agricultural Sciences

ISSN: 0976-1675

Volume 14, issue 04

August, 2023

2.603

UGC CARE

5

Dr. D. Sridevi

Standardization And Quality Evaluation on Formulation of Ready to Eat Pani Poories: Under Utilized Minor Millet Super Foods

 Proceedings of International Conference On "Unleash and Reintegrate The Miracle Millets To Sustain Nutritional Security"

ISBN : 978-93-92042-706

September, 2023

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6

Dr. D. Sridevi

Impact of Assessment on Nutrition Knowledge among ICDS workers in Sivagangai District

SSR Institute of International Journal of Life Science

ISSN(O): 2581-8740

volume 9,issue 5

September, 2023

7.803

SCOPUS

7

Mrs. Rasikha U

Development Of Pizza Base with Malted Millet Flour

Proceedings of International Conference On "Unleash and Reintegrate The Miracle Millets To Sustain Nutritional Security"

ISBN : 978-93-92042-706

September, 2023

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8

Ms. M. Anjali

Millets – A way to nutritional security

Proceedings of International Conference On "Unleash and Reintegrate The Miracle Millets To Sustain Nutritional Security"

ISBN : 978-93-92042-706

September, 2023

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9

Ms. M. Anjali

Millet product innovation, its promotion and market access

Proceedings of International Conference On "Unleash and Reintegrate The Miracle Millets To Sustain Nutritional Security"

ISBN : 978-93-92042-706

September, 2023

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10

Ms. M. Anjali

Marketing strategies and product development of millets

Proceedings of International Conference On "Unleash and Reintegrate The Miracle Millets To Sustain Nutritional Security"

ISBN : 978-93-92042-706

September, 2023

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11

Ms. M. Anjali

Understanding the antinutritional factors and bioactive compounds of little millet 

Proceedings of International Conference On "Unleash and Reintegrate The Miracle Millets To Sustain Nutritional Security"

ISBN : 978-93-92042-706

September, 2023

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12

Ms. M. Anjali

Millet to strengthen the world against food insecurity 

Proceedings of International Conference On "Unleash And Reintegrate The Miracle Millets To Sustain Nutritional Security"

ISBN : 978-93-92042-706

September, 2023

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13

Ms. M. Anjali

Influence of RMBP present on bran of foxtail millet in treating colon cancer 

Proceedings of International Conference On "Unleash and Reintegrate The Miracle Millets To Sustain Nutritional Security"

ISBN : 978-93-92042-706

September, 2023

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14

Ms. M. Anjali

Processing, preservation and storing techniques of millets 

Proceedings of International Conference On "Unleash and Reintegrate The Miracle Millets To Sustain Nutritional Security"

ISBN : 978-93-92042-706

September, 2023

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15

Ms. M. Anjali

Nutritional potential of finger and pearl millet

Proceedings of International Conference On "Unleash and Reintegrate The Miracle Millets To Sustain Nutritional Security"

ISBN : 978-93-92042-706

September, 2023

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16

Dr. D. Sridevi

A Comparative Study of Organic cultivation of Trigreens with Vermicompost

Uttar Pradesh Journal of Zoology

ISSN: 0256-971X(P)

Vol: 44, October, 2023

2.394

WoS

Students Presentation

S.No Date Name of the Student Event Title of Presentation Organization / Institution
1 28-Jul-23 Prakadheswari V Interdepartmental poster competition on "Hepatitis and its Prevention" in view of World Hepatitis Day 2023 "Hepatitis and its Prevention" Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College, Coimbatore

Students Participation

S.No Date Name of the Student(s) Event Organization / Institution Prize won

1

06-Sep-23

Rowena Deborah Thomas

Ayisha Amrin .J

Coconut Day Competition - Development of Coconut based Value Added Products"

Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College, Coimbatore

I

2

Bhavadharani M Ishwaria S

III

3

08-Sep-23

Keerthana.S

Janani Shree

Kokila

Brindhashree

Sowmeya

Mukil.K.A

Priyadharshini.M

Swathi.P.S

Nutrition Awareness Program

 Poultry Regulatory Committee

Participation

4

12-Sep-23

Mary Nisha P A

Leoffa Marrio.E

Dance Competition

SNS College, Coimbatore

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