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Department Of Nutrition, Food Service Management And Dietetics

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B.Sc Nutrition Food service Management

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Sanctioned Strength: 50
Eligibility Criteria: Candidates who have passed in +2 Board exams with Chemistry.

Certificate courses:

S.No.

Title

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Year

Description

1.

Fundamentals of Diabetes Education

2014-2016

The course aims to facilitate the student to play a pivotal role in the health care team which will enable them to provide effective counselling on decisions related to food which will in turn enhance the quality of life of people with diabetes.

STUDENT ACHEIVEMENTS

Sports

S.No

Year and batch

Name

Event

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Place

Organization/ Institution

National level/ state level/ International level

1

2014 – 2015

Raasmika

Throw Ball

First

Women’s ChristianCollege, Chennai Alpha Arts and Science College, Vellore Institute of Technology, Sathyabama University

State level

2

2015-2016

Raasmika

Throw Ball

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First

ROTO Olympics By Rotary Club Of Chennai

State level

3

2015 -2016

Farhana M Ahmed

Union Hurdles

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Second

Sports day, Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai

State level

4

2015 – 2016

Vasuki

Tent Pitching

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First

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NCC Inter Group Competition, Tirunelveli

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State level

Health and hygiene

Second

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5

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2015-2016

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Nithya. L

Long Jump

First

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University of Madras, Chennai

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State level

Running

Second

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University of Madras, Chennai

State level

Throw Ball

First

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Ethiraj College for Women (autonomous), Chennai

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State level

Cricket

First

Ethiraj College for Women (autonomous), Chennai

State level

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6

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2016 – 2017

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Swathi

Wushu

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Gold medal Championship

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Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai

State level

Wushu Judges

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First

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Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai

State level

Tamil Nadu Wushu

First

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Sanshou Association

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State level

13th Junior and Senior Wushu Championship

Silver Medal

State level

14th Junior and Senior Wushu Championship

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Silver Medal

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State level

5th Chennai District Championship

Gold Medal

State level

7

2016-2017

Department of Nutrition, FSM and Dietetics

March Past

Third

Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous) Chennai at Rajarathinam stadium

State level

8

2016 – 2017

Rajeshwari.S

Condigent Drill and NIAP Daksha (NCC)

First

Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous)

State level

9

2016 -2017

Anisha.U

Power Lifting

First

Power Lifting Association, Chennai

State level

Bench Press

Second

Power Lifting Association, Jammu

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National

Power Lifting

Third

Power Lifting

Second

Senior Sate Power Association , Salem

State level

10

2017 – 2018

Lavanya. B

Basket Ball

Second

University of Madras, Zonal Match

State level

Basket Ball

Second

Basketball Tournament, Virudhunagar

State level

11

2018 – 2019

Aarthy. R

WCC Trophy

First

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Women’s Christian College, Chennai

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State level

12

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2018 – 2019

Swathi.S

Martial Arts

First

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Martial Arts Championship

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State level

Anisha.U

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Power Lifting

Strong woman award

Power lifting Association, Thiruvallur

State level

Power Lifting

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Siver Medal

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Power lifting Association, Salem

State level

Basketball

First

Chellamaal Basketball Tournament, Chennai

State level

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13

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2018 – 2019

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Lavanya

Basketball

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First

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Inter University Basketball Tournament

State level

Basketball

First

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IIT, Madras

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State level

Basketball

Runner

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SRM College, Basketball Tournament

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State level

Basketball

Runner

Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous) Chennai

State level

Basketball

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Third

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Chief Minister Trophy

State level

Basketball

Third

All India Basketball Tournament

National

Basketball

First

Shankarlal Jain Memorial Trophy

State level

Basketball

Second

Zonal

State level

Basketball

Second

Madurai

State level

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14

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2018 – 2019

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Monika. R

Asthra Event

Second

NCC

State level

Zonal level match

Second

NCC

State level

Zonal level match

Third

JBAS College for Women, Chennai

State level

15

2018-2019

Monika.R

NCC

Third

DGV, Chennai

State level

Tent Pitching

Second

Codofiesta, Thandalu

State level

16

2018-2019

Santhiya. K

Hand Ball

Third

University of Madras B Zone (Women)

State level

Hand Ball

Third

University of Madras B Zone (Women) Tournament

State level

 

Year and batch

Name

Event

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Place

Organization/ Institution

National level/ state level/ International level

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2014 – 2015

Sri Janani. B

Fashion Show

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First

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Library Cornucorpia, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

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State level

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Rayeesa. M

PriyankaChoudhary. J

Janani. P

Maria Bhaimia. A.H

Mubashira. M

Christina Dafny

Juhi Punjabi

Rayeesa. M

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2014 – 2015

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Anushiya. G

Street Play

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Third

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Cornucorpia, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

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State level

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Mahalakshmi. D

Shruthi. T.K

Vasanthi. K

Priya. P

Sindhu. V

Kotteeswari. S

Supraja. E

2014 -2015

Maria Bhaimia. A.H

Marroned

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Second

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Cornucorpia, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

State level

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Mubashaira. M

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2014 – 2015

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Sri Janani. B

Fashion show

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Third

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Maithri, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

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State level

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Rayeesa. M

PriyankaChoudhary. J

Christina Daffny

Maria Bhaimia

Juhi Punjabi

Farhana

Janani. P

Supraja. E

Mubhashira

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2014 – 2015

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Rayeesa. M

Crazy Maths

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First

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Maths Association, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous),

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State level

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Maria Bhaimia. A.H

Sri Janani

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Chennai

2014 – 2015

Maanila Devi. S

Adzap

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Third

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Maths Association, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

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State level

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Priyanka. S

Priyanka. K

Vijayalakshmi. S

Rajeshwari. N

Farhana M Ahmed

2014 – 2015

Yamuna Shree

Photography

Second

Chennai Day Celebration, Department of History and TTM, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

State level

2014 – 2015

Farhana M Ahmed

Treasure Hunt

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Third

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BBM Association,

Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

State level

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Mubashira

2014 – 2015

Farhana M Ahmed

Ship Wreak

First

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BBM Association,

Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

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State level

2015 – 2016

MaanilaDevi.S

Channel Surfing

First

Aarambh and Maithri, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

State level

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2015 – 2016

Maanila Devi. S

Adzap

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Second

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Aarambh and Maithri, EthirajCollege for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

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State level

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Priyanka. S

Vijayalakshmi. S

Yuvarani. S

MubinaFathima

Priyanka. K

Maanila Devi. S

2015 – 2016

Maanila Devi. S

Fauna Variety

Second

Rotaract Club of Green Galaxy, Chennai

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State level

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2015 – 2016

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Maanila Devi. S

Adzap

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First

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Microfest Department of Microbiology, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

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State level

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Priyanka. S

Priyanka. K

Vijayalakshmi. S

Yuvarani. S

MubinaFathima

2015 – 2016

Maanila Devi. S

Revivals 15 Variety

Special performa nce award

Madras Medical College, Chennai

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State level

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2015 – 2016

ShajithaBeevi. S.P

Mehandi

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Second

Fauna, Department of Zoology, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

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State level

Akshaya. T

16

2015 – 2016

ShajithaBeevi. S.P

Rangoli

Third

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Maths Association, Department of Mathematics, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

State level

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Pooja. S

17

2015 – 2016

Yuvashri. J

T shirt Design

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Second

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Fauna, Department of Zoology, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

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State level

MarlenaNangai. S

18

2016 -2017

Rajeshwari V

Essay Writing

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Second

Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

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State level

Jayapriya. S

19

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2016 -2017

Rajeshwari V

Model making

Second

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Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

State level

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Madhunishaa. K

20

2016 -2017

Jayapriya. S

English Creative Writing

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First

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Maithri, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

State level

21

2016 -2017

Rajeshwari V

Tamil Creative Writing

Second

Maithri, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

State level

22

2017 – 2018

Harsha O

Cultural Group Dance

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First

Gurunanak College, Chennai

State level

23

2017 – 2018

Madhumitha. R

Eat Right Essay Competition

First

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Stella Maris College, Chennai

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State level

24

2017 – 2018

Sharmila. S

Poster Making Competition

First

Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

State level

25

2018-2019

Harsha O

Hindi Cultural Fest

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Third

Gurunanak College, Chennai

State level

26

2019-2020

Pondhivya

Cookery Contest

Second

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Madras Medical Mission

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State level

27

2019-2020

Prathiba

Tamil Essay Writing

First

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Gurunanak College, Chennai

State level

28

2019-2020

KrishenaMenon

Poster Making

First

Athena 19, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

State level

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29

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2019-2020

Manisha

SMRTI

Second

SDNB College for Women, Chennai

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State level

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Pencil Sketching

First

Satrangi, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

State level

Dumb -C

Second

Satrangi, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

State level

30

2019-2020

Khushi

Meme creation

Third

Satrangi, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

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State level

31

2019 – 2020

Radha.K

Meme creation

Third

Satrangi, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

State level

32

2019 – 2020

Khushi

Pot Pourri

First

Satrangi, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

State level

33

2019 – 2020

Radha.K

Pot Pourri

First

Satrangi, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

State level

34

2019 – 2020

KrishenaMenon

Pot Pourri

First

Satrangi, Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Chennai

State level

35

2019 – 2020

SeshamShreya

Literary workshop on World Literature

Outstanding performance

IIT Madras, Chennai

State

36

2019 – 2020

SnekhaChandran

Literary workshop on World Literature

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Outstanding performance

IIT Madras, Chennai

State

NUTRIFEST

Association Event: 

Year

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Theme

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Resource person

2014

Nutrifest 2014 Non- comuunicable Diseases among Young Adults in India The Current Scenario

Dr.R.M.Anjana

Joint Managing Director,
Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Speciality Centre

Dr. Maduri. S. Balaji

Consultant Diabetologist
Dr. V. Seshiah Diabetes Research Centre and Dr. V. Balaji Diabetes Care Centre, Chennai

Dr. SaiVishnuuPriya

Surgeon, SreeSai Krishna Hospital, Chennai

Dr. A.G. Karthikeyan

Consultant Pediatrician Dr. Mehta’s Hospital, Chennai

2015

Nutrifest 2015 – “Disease free life – the future we want”. Right food, safe water and healthy mind

14th and 15th September, 2015

Dr. R. Suryakumar

Consultant Psychologist and life coach, Founder of MANAS counseling services

Ms. Daphnee D. K

Senior clinical dietitian and head Department of Dietetics
Apoolo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai: 06

Dr. V. Chandrasekaran

Senior Nephrologist and Head, Department of nephrology and kidney transplant Global health city, Chennai

Dr. K. NalinaSaraswathi

Asst Professor
Government Siddha Medical College, Chennai

Mr. Ryan Fernando

Sports Nutritionist and Biochemist CEO of Qua Nutrition
Mr. AjithShetty
CEO and Founder
Score, Health and Fitness Club

2016

Nutrifest 2016 Nurture culture 20th, February, 2017

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Dr. D. Velayudam

Chairman, Tamil MaruthuvaKazhagam Former vice president, IMPCOPS National Institute of Siddha, Tambaram

Dr. Sudha Nair

CEO, Biotech Park for Women Chennai

Dr. Farhat Syed

Nutrition Officer, UNICEF

2017

Nutrifest 2017 Is your plate corporate dictated?

25th September, 2017

Mr. Ananthoo

Co-ordinator Safe Food Alliance

Dr. Sultan Ahmed Ismail

Director, Ecoscience Research Foundation, Chennai

Dr. N. Ramasubramanian

Founder and Director
VR food tech private limited, Chennai

Dr. P. Subash Chandra Bose

Consultant Pediatrician, SIIMS hospitals, Chennai

Mr. Amit C. Vaishnav

Managing Director,
Mega foods Products Madras (P) limited, Chennai

Mr. JosteinHertwig

CEO, BERAS International, Sweden

Dr. DeepthaSukumar

Asst. Professor Drexel University, USA

Dr. G. Sivaraman

Chief Siddha Physician, Arogya Siddha Hospital, Chennai

Dr. Yamuna Devi

Asst. Professor, Dominican University, Chicago

2018

Nutrifest 2018 Food as medicine

Dr. RadhikaGanesan

Director of Guires Solution, Private Limited and Founder of Pepgra Healthcare Private Limited, Chennai

Dr. S. T. Venkateswaran

Professor and Head Government Yoga and Naturopathy Medical College and Hospital, Chennai

Dr. Vinitha Krishnan

Nutritionist, Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai

Dr. Uma Ram

Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology

2019

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Nutrifest 2019 Nutritional Anemia A Public Health Challenge

Dr.P.Kuganantham

Consultant Social Media and Infectious Diseases, SRM Institutes of Medical Sciences

Dr. Sudhakar

IAPCCB, Professor of Paediatrics, Chengalpattu Medical College Dr.Rajaratnam Abel
Public Health Consultant

Dr.SrideviNarayana

Paediatrician, Kilpauk Medical College

Dr.Sujatha

Senior Consultant, Westminster Health Care

FACULTY PROFILE

Dr.Mrs .P Muthu Meenakshi

Qualification: M.Sc.,Ph D UGC-NET

Designation :Associate Professor & Head

Years Of Experience :UG: 15 Years

Area Of Specialization : Food Service Management

Email ID: [email protected]

Mrs. Bavani Pazhani

Qualification: M.Sc.,M.Phil.,

Designation :Associate Professor

Years Of Experience UG: 16 Years

Area Of Specialization : Foods And Nutrition

Email ID: [email protected]

Mrs.Stella Sherry

Qualification: M.Sc.,M.Phil.,UGC-NET, SLET, Ph.D.

Designation :Associate Professor

Years Of Experience UG: 14 years

Area Of Specialization : Foods and Nutrition

Other Institutional Experience : UG 2 years

Email ID: [email protected]

RESEARCH WORK

Papers presented in national and international conferences

S.No

Year

Name

Title of the paper

Organization/ Institute

National/ International

1

2014-2015

Dr. K.R.S GirijaShyamsundar

Physiochemical properties, nutrient analysis, standardization, acceptability and glycemic index of organically grown indigenous rice varieties

National workshop nutritional and therapeutic properties of indigenous paddy varieties

National

2

2016 – 2017

A comparative study on assessing the impact of rice flakes sports energy bar on the performance of athletes

Indian Dietetic Association, Mumbai Chapter

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National

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3

2016 – 2017

Dr. P. MuthuMeenakshi

A Comparative study on the impact of Nutrition Education Program on the usage of supplements of Recreational Body Builders in Gyms with and without a Fitness Trainer

International conference on gender dynamics: evolving strategies organised by Women’s Christian College (Autonomous), Chennai 29th and 30th June, 2016

International

4

2018 – 2019

Dr. P. MuthuMeenakshi

Hypoglycemic effect of black cumin seeds (Nigella sativa) on Type 2 Diabetes

Central Council Research in Siddha, Ministry of Ayush

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National

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5

2015 – 2016

Stella Sherry

Effect of sour milk supplementation on blood pressure in elderly hypertensive patients

National conference on organized by Department of Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology, Women’sChristian College (Autonomous), Chennai 23rd and 24th January, 2015

National

6

2015 – 2016

Stella Sherry

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Immune modulation effect of probiotic supplementation on post surgical gastric cancer patients

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International conference on organized by Department of Home Science, Women’s Christian College (Autonomous), Chennai 26th and 27th June, 2015

International

Research papers published in national/international journals

Name of the Faculty: Dr. P. MuthuMeenakshi 2014

1. VijayaVauhini R and MuthuMeenakshi Selected breast feeding practices and its association with economic status and family type of mothers in North Chennai A descriptive study. Global Journal for Research Analysis. 2014; 3(11):

2. VijayaVauhini and MuthuMeenakshi. Breast Feeding Practices among Non Working Women in North Chennai, Tamilnadu. Indian Journal of Applied Research. 2014; 4(2):

3. MuthuMeenakshi. P. A Comparative study on the impact of Nutrition Education Program on the usage of supplements of Recreational Body Builders in Gyms with and without a Fitness Trainer. Full paper published in the proceedings of International Conference on Gender Dynamics: Evolving Synergies organized by Women’s Christian College. 29th and 30th June 2016. ISBN No. 978-93-85374-41-8.

2017
1. VijayaVauhini. R and MuthuMeenakshi. P. Selected Complementary Feeding

Practices and its Association with Maternal Demographics. A hospital based

descriptive study. International Journal of Applied Home Science.

Name of the Faculty: Dr.Stella Sherry

1.Effect of sour milk supplementation on blood pressure in elderly hypertensive patients. Full paper published in proceedings of National Conference on Perspective, Potentials and Prejudices of Probiotics organized by department of Plant biology and plant biotechnology. Women’s Christian College, Chennai ISBN: 978-93-81899-44-1.

2. Immunomodulation effect of probiotic supplementation on post-surgical gastric cancer patients. Full paper published in the proceedings of International conference on Diet and healthy lifestyle in the prevention and Control of Non communicable Diseases organized by Department of Home Science, Women’s Christian College, Chennai.26th & 27th June 2015.

Project details

Year

Investigator

Title

Amount

Funding agency

2014 -2015

Dr. K.R.S GirijaShyamsundar

Physicochemical properties, Nutrient Analysis, Standardization, Acceptability and Glycemic index of Indigeneous rice varieties

Rs. 1,48,350/-

Centre for Indian Knowledge systems, Chennai

ABOUT US

The Department was started in the year 1985 offering an undergraduate course in Nutrition, Food Service Management and Dietetics and has crossed the milestone of 34 years since inception in the year 2019. The decade of 2000-2019 witnessed a landmark development of the Department with the introduction of M.Sc., Foods and Nutrition in the year 2003, B.Sc., Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics in the year 2005 and M.Phil Food and Nutrition in the year 2009 under the self supporting stream.

This course aims to develop the skills and core competencies relating to Nutrition and its application in the health care and hospitality sectors. The curriculum is designed, not only to enhance the student’s employability/career opportunities but also to transform the young minds to citizens with a strong social responsibility. To cater to the changing trends, internships and extension activities as part of outreach programs in reputed institutions such as Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Sundaram Medical Foundation and AGADA have been incorporated into the curriculum. The Department has also contributed to the establishment of a Diet Kitchen at Med India Hospital Chennai.

A considerable percentage of students (about 50%) pursue higher education in central universities and reputed colleges. About 35% are employed as Dietitians in corporate hospitals and health clinics/fitness centers. A certificate course on Baking Technology was initiated with the establishment of a full-fledged bakery unit, aiming at the development and enhancement of the entrepreneurial skills of the students. Also a course on Diabetes Education was offered to the undergraduate students in order to enhance their employability skill which was conducted in collaboration with AGADA Multispeciality Hospital. The Department offered a UGC-sponsored career oriented (one year program) Add-On course titled Technology of Food Processing and Baking for undergraduate students of various disciplines free of cost.

The Department also manages and operates an in- house crèche which caters to the needs of staff and student’s children. An MOU was signed with the Centre for Indian Knowledge System, Chennai in June 2013 to foster and instill a scientific temper and promote use of indigenous sustainable foods. The department also recognizes the need for product development on par with the tremendous growth of processed food industry thus fostering research with multinational companies such as Nestle India, Marico Industries and Aachi Masala Private Limited. A book titled “Nutrition Perspectives”edited by Dr. KRS Girija Shyamsundar with contributions from the faculty of Department of Nutrition was selected by The University of Madras for publication and release during its 150th Year of Celebrations. Similarly a booklet was also published titled, “All You want to know about obesity, Diabetes and Heart Disease”.

 

SEMINAR AND WORKSHOPS

Department activities – Seminars / Workshops / Special Lectures

  1. UGC funded National Seminar on Food security: Freedom from Hunger on 31st Jan 2014. Proceedings of the seminar was brought out with an ISBN no.978-93-80530- 69-7.

  2. National seminar on Sports and Fitness Nutrition. The proceedings of the seminar was released in the CD format and published online as an e-Journal titled “Journal of Biochemical Science”, volume 1 (6) ISSN 23484810. 2015

  3. Periodic workshops organized for final year undergraduate students in Enteral and Parenteral nutrition at Sundaram Medical Foundation.

  4. Organized a guest lecture on “Nutrition ConcernsProgramming for the Future” by Dr. Farhat Syed, Nutrition officer, UNICEF and NSI. 2016.

  5. Organized a one -day workshop on Sports Nutrition by Mrs. K.P. Divya for the final year students on 8th October 2016.

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