Department of Nutrition & Dietetics

Department of Nutrition & Dietetics

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             The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics was started during 2008, with an under graduate programme under self-financing stream to meet the educational needs of women students exclusively. Subsequently PG course was introduced during 2011 for women students and later strengthened as Research Department during the academic year 2018 by way of starting M.phil programme during the same year. Skill oriented B.Voc food processing and safety was started with the sponsorship of National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF) UGC. The Department has well qualified faculty members who are actively involved in research in chosen field like Community Nutrition, Food Processing and Preservation and Clinical Nutrition. To ensure high quality in education the department has acquired best infrastructure facilities, state of the art laboratory equipments, well stacked library. Our staff members are actively involved in consultancy services giving helping hands to various food industries established in our state. The main motto of this department is to enable the students to explore the opportunities and challenges in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics, to become popular entrepreneurs, excellent researchers and great administrators. The graduates and post graduates of this college have the imprints of their footsteps at various capacities across the field as Dietician in the reputed multi-specialty hospitals and also as academicians.

Vision:

To become a highly acclaimed, innovative and premier centre of academic excellence in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics by offering value added, socially relevant, life skill oriented courses besides optimizing health through food and nutrition programmes to the student community.

Mission:

Delivering innovative, research-based interventions and service programs which alter meal patterns and food choices with the goal of improved health of individuals, families, and communities

Contributing to the knowledge-base of UG and PG Nutrition and Dietetics students through high quality teaching, training and research mentorship apart from providing knowledge transfer service to professional, governmental, and local community organizations.

Empowering the students skills to become an entrepreneur to achieve their professional and personal development goals.

HIGHLIGHT OF THE DEPARTMENT

Well qualified staff with research experience

Practical exposure through well equipped laboratory

Uniqueness to provide dietetics internship training for UG and PG student

Instrumentation lab facility with sophisticated instruments like KEL Plus, Fibra Plus, SOC Plus, Muffle Furnace, Hot air oven, etc.,

Providing diet counselling service to students, staff, and community

Providing skill developing courses like B.Voc (Food processing and safety) and Baking technician (certificate course) with the sponsorship of NSQF, UGC, Government of India

Able to complete 3 major projects sanctioned by UGC and 7 student project sponsored by TNSTC Providing consultancy service to small scale industries and other entrepreneurs and earn monetary benefit

The department has entered MOU & MOA with KS foods, Kothagiri and Navadha Nutraceutical products, Ariyalur respectively, apart from transferring required technologies to the above Industries

THRUST AREA OF RESEARCH

Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

Food Processing and preservation

Application of nano technology in food processing

Nutraceutical compound and Nutrigenomics

Food Science and nutrition

Food product development

Community nutrition

Bioactive compounds & Encapsulation

PROGRAMMES


Programme No of Sections Syllabus Commencement of the Programme
B.Sc 1 2011  2014   2017   2020 2008
M.Sc 1 2011  2014   2017   2020 2011
M.Phil 1 2017   2020  
B.Voc. Food Processing & Safety 1 2020  

PROGRAMME AND COURSE OUTCOMES

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2019 2021 2022

FACULTY MEMBERS


Men-Unaided
DR.M.I.FAZAL MOHAMED
M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Head
e-mail: fazaljmc@yahoo.co.in
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Women-Unaided
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DR. V. KAVITHA
M.Sc., M.Phil., NET
Assistant Professor
e-mail: kavitha_vadivelu@yahoo.com
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B. RAJALAKSHMI
M.Sc., M.Phil., SET., NET
Assistant Professor
e-mail: senseiraji_2003@yahoo.co.in
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J. PRIYA
M.Sc., M.Phil.,
Assistant Professor
e-mail: priya_kalps@yahoo.co.in
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J. HARINE SARGUNAM
M.Sc.,M.Phil., NET
Assistant Professor
e-mail: sargunamh@yahoo.in
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DR. A. SANGEETHA
M.Sc., Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor
e-mail: drsangeeram@gmail.com
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D. BHUVANESWARI
M.Sc., M.Phil., B.Ed., SET (Ph.D)
Assistant Professor
e-mail: buvanamullai@gmail.com
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DR. M. ANGEL
M.Sc., PG.DN&D., PGDCA., Ph.D., NET
Assistant Professor
e-mail: dr.angelstephen@gmail.com
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M. YASMIN FATHIMAA
M.Sc., M.Phil.,
Assistant Professor
e-mail: sychennai@rediffmail.com
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S. SHEERIN
M.Sc., M.Phil., PGDCA.,
Assistant Professor
e-mail: sheerin@jmc.edu
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N. ASIFFA JABEEN
M.Sc.,
Assistant Professor
e-mail: asifa@jmc.edu
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M. NELOFER
M.Sc.,
Assistant Professor
e-mail: mn@jmc.edu
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S. ASHMA BANU
M.Sc.,
Assistant Professor
e-mail: sab@jmc.edu
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