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Department of Food and Nutrition

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  • Dr. Kalpana Kulshrestha
  • Head,
  • Department of Food & Nutrition,
  • College of Home Science

  • Contacts
  • Phone: +91-5944-233509
  • Email: kalpana238[at]gmail[dot]com

About Us

Mission

Mission of the department is to provide knowledge and skills for being active partners in healthful development of the community; forge interactive relationship with the food/health industry; develop food processing technologies for value-addition with focus on domestic/global market; facilitate employment opportunities for economic empowerment of women and youth.

Mandate

  • To provide professional knowledge and relevant skills in the subject areas.
  • To develop research projects on quality analysis of food crops; product formulation and quality evaluation; nutritional surveillance, intervention and impact assessment.
  • To provide knowledge of nutrition to the rural communities especially of Uttarakhand for their better health and well being.
  • To impart training on food processing of agricultural produce for promoting entrepreneurship.

  • Objectives:

  • Offering undergraduate and postgraduate education in food science and nutrition to enable the students to become active partners in healthful development of all the members of society/ community.
  • Conducting research in food science, nutrition, and addressing nutrition and diet related problems, making the results available through publication in professional journals and extension activities.
  • Furnishing current and objective information about food science and nutrition to all policy makers, government leaders, and to those engaged in processing and distributing food and those affecting food selection.
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    Undergraduate

  • B.Sc. (Home Science) with professional elective in ‘Nutrition and Dietetics’

  • Postgraduate

  • Master of Science (Foods & Nutrition)
  • Ph.D. (Human Nutrition)
  • Following facilities are provided by the department:

  • Food Quality Analysis Lab
  • Postgraduate Research Lab
  • Catering Lab
  • Product development Lab
  • Fruit and vegetable processing lab
  • AICRP Lab
  • FACULTY NAME


    • DESIGNATION

      Professor & Head

    • QUALIFICATION

      Ph.D.

    • SPECIALISATION

      Biochemistry, Food Science & Nutritional Biochemistry

    • EMAIL

      kalpana238[at]gmail[dot]com

    • CONTACT NO.

      9412404081


    • DESIGNATION

      Professor & Dean

    • QUALIFICATION

      Ph.D.

    • SPECIALISATION

      Nutrition, Materno-foetal Nutrition

    • EMAIL

      rita_raghuvanshi[at]yahoo[dot]com

    • CONTACT NO.

      7500241406


    • DESIGNATION

      Professor

    • QUALIFICATION

      Ph.D.

    • SPECIALISATION

      Biochemistry, Food Science & Nutritional Biochemistry

    • EMAIL

      sarita[dot]srivastava08[at]gmail[dot]com

    • CONTACT NO.

      9411320378


    • DESIGNATION

      Professor

    • QUALIFICATION

      Ph.D.

    • SPECIALISATION

      Dairy Science, Food Science & Processing

    • EMAIL

      pratimawasthi[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in

    • CONTACT NO.

      9457695482


    • DESIGNATION

      Professor

    • QUALIFICATION

      Ph.D.

    • SPECIALISATION

      Human Nutrition, Nutritional Quality & Food Safety

    • EMAIL

      archkush08[at]gmail[dot]com

    • CONTACT NO.

      9411321631


    • DESIGNATION

      Assistant Professor

    • QUALIFICATION

      M.Sc.

    • SPECIALISATION

      Foods & Nutrition

    • EMAIL

      nishudhnew[at]gmail[dot]com

    • CONTACT NO.

      9411146409


    • DESIGNATION

      Professor, HSc Extension KVK presently I/C Foods & Nutrition, AICRP

    • QUALIFICATION

      Ph.D.

    • SPECIALISATION

      Sociology, H.Sc Extension and Foods &nutrition

    • EMAIL

      anu_dutta1[at]rediffmail[dot]com

    • CONTACT NO.

      9759731044


    • DESIGNATION

      J.R.O. , AICRP FN

    • QUALIFICATION

      M.Sc.

    • SPECIALISATION

      Foods & Nutrition

    • EMAIL

      pushpa-shukla070[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in

    • CONTACT NO.

      9411146409

    LINKAGES:

    1. The Department has linkages with many food processing industries where final year B.Sc. Home Science vocational (Foods and Nutrition) students go for In-Plant-Training. These include: Almora Milk Producers Coop Union Ltd. Almora; Bokaro Dairy, COMFED, Bokaro; Nainital Fruit Products, Bhowali; Kanak Food Products, Haldwani; Bajaj Foods, Saharanpur; Shri. Ram Murti Smarak Institute of Medical Sciences Bhojipura, Bareilly and lot more.
    2. Besides this, the Department has established linkages with many hospitals viz. CMC, Ludh1ana; AIIMS, New Delhi and PGI, Chandigarh, Where M.Sc. students receive training in Dietetics under the course Practical Nutritional care in Disease.
    3. In addition the Department conducts research work through various research project financed by ICAR, UCOB, WEF, ICMR and many more.
    4. The Department has added advantage of availing expertise and research facilities from different college of the University; hence M.Sc. and Ph.D. students are doing excellent research/thesis work.
    5. Programme Study Centre of IGNOU for M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management (DFSM) and PG Diploma in food Safety and quality management.

    Title Date Journal
    Study on Comparative Analysis of Body Composition Changes in Hypothyroidism 2014 The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics 51 (3), 279-285
    Effect of processing techniques on nutritional composition and antioxidant activity of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) seed flour 2015 J. Fd. Sci. and Technol 52(2), 1054-1060
    Impact of nutrition education on nutritional knowledge, attitude and practices of HIV patients attending ART centre of Susheela Tiwari Hospital, Haldwani, Uttarakhand,India. 2015 International Journal of Life Sciences.3 (1):1-8.
    Sprouting characteristics and associated changes in nutritional composition of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata). 2015 Journal of Food Science & Technology 52(10): 6821–6827
    Yield and acceptability trial of mix fruit jams from Gola pear 2015 Journal of Environmental and Applied Bioresearch 3(3): 133-136
    Barnyard millet as a substitute of rice in preparation of Khichdi for diabetics 2016 International Journal of Science and Research 5(6):1798-1802
    Peach Juice and Pomace Powder; Nutritive Value and Use of Pomace Powder in Biscuits 2016 International Journal of Food Science and Technology (IJFST) Vol.6,Issue3,Jun 2016,5-16
    Market and customer survey about availability and use of masala powder/pastes 2016 International Journal of Applied Home Science Volume 3 (1&2), January & February (2016) : 42-46










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