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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

HSC with (a) Chemistry, Botany, Biology, Zoology, Home Science, Biochemistry, Computer Science & Child Care (b) Vocational Course: Nutrition Dietetics

Duration

6 Months

Commencement

September

Intake

50

Duration

2 years

Commencement

July

Intake

33

Eligibility

B.Sc with Home Science / Family and Community Science / Nutrition & Dietetics / Food Science & Nutrition / Food Service Management & Dietetics / Food Quality Control / Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics with Chemistry / Biochemistry at ancillary level & all group of science in UG level (Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology and Chemistry).

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/-

Academic Activites (2022-23)

Guest Lecture / Invited Lecture

S.No Date Name and Designation of the Resource Person Topic Venue Beneficiary

1.

01-Aug-22

Mrs.Fathima Roshan,
CDPO, State Govt of TN, Karamadai

Importance of Nutritional Requirement for First 1000 days for Lactating Mother and Infants

Kambar Arangam

II B.Sc FSN

Seminar /Workshop Conferences organized

S.No Date Nature of Event Number of External Participants Title of the Event Name & Designation of the Speakers Name & Affiliation Chair & Co-chair Funding Agency Total Funding

1.

02-Sep-22

Workshop

All UG & PG Dept of FSN

Importance of Nutrition and Its Benefits

Mrs.Fathima Roshan,
CDPO, State Govt of TN, Karamadai

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Extension Activities

S.No Date Nature of the extension Place Students involved

1.

05-Sep-22

World of Flavour -Recipes Incorporating Various Spices-Food Expo

Karamadai

II & III UG FSN

2.

05-Sep-22

A Puppet Show on Significance of Flavors

Karamadai

II & III UG FSN

3.

02-Aug-22

Pros and Cons of Breastfeeding for Pregnant and Lactating Mothers

KMCH, Coimbatore

KMCH, Coimbatore

Awards and Prizes for Staff

S. No.

Name of the Staff

Name of the Award

Awarded by

Cash Prize (If any)

Date

1 D.Jancy Rani The best under the Subtheme Climate Change International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation For Sustainable Biodiversity ad Food Security - 23-Aug-22 to 24-Aug-22

Staff Recognitions

S. No.

Name of the Staff

Acted as

Name of the Programme

Date

Venue

1 Dr.D.Sridevi BoS Member Board of Studies 26-Aug-22 Bharathiyar University

Staff Participation

S.No Date Name of the Faculty Name of the Workshop College

1.

15-Sep-22

Mrs.P.Kanneshwari
Mrs.H.KavyaJyothi
Ms.M.Anjali
Ms.D.Jancy Rani
Ms.P.P Abhirami
Ms.N.Rakeshwari

FDP - World Flavors

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

2.

25-Aug-22

Dr.D.Sridevi
Mrs.H.KavyaJyothi
Ms.M.Anjali
Ms.D.Jancy Rani
Ms.P.P Abhirami
Ms.N.Rakeshwari

FDP - Diet Calculation and Counselling Methods for the Different Disease Condition

Dr.N.G.P Arts and Science College

3.

08-Aug-22

Dr.D.Sridevi
Mrs.P.Kanneshwari
Mrs.H.KavyaJyothi
Ms.M.Anjali
Ms.D.Jancy Rani

FDP - Emerging Trends in Food Processing

Hindustan Educational Institutions, Coimbatore

Staff Presentation

S. No.

Date

Name of the Faculty

Name of the Conference

Name of the title

College

1 23-Aug-22 to 24-Aug-22 D.Jancy Rani International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation For Sustainable Biodiversity ad Food Security Climate Change Scott Christian College

Students Participation

S. No.

Date

Name of the Students

Event

Organization

Inter Collegiate / Inter Departmental

Prizes won

1 17-Sep-2022 S.P.Haritha Sri Kaviya. B Sowmeya.R Screen masters event on "Millets as future food" NIFTEM -Thanjavur. Inter Collegiate 1st Position- cash prize of Rs. 10,000
2 17-Sep-2022 Arthi.c Dona David Screen masters event on "Millets as future food" NIFTEM -Thanjavur. Inter Collegiate 2nd Position- cash prize of Rs. 3000
3 02-Sep-2022 Bharathi K Quiz- Promoting the use and importance of coconut Kongunadu arts and science college, Coimbatore Inter Collegiate 1st Position
4 02-Sep-2022 P.Nithyasrii Quiz- Promoting the use and importance of coconut Kongunadu arts and science college, Coimbatore Inter Collegiate 2nd Position
5 02-Sep-2022 Mary Nisha. P. A Miniature Garden Design Using Coconut Shell Kongunadu arts and science college, Coimbatore Inter Collegiate 1st Position
6 30-Aug-2022 Arthi.C Tamil Speech Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidhyalaya Arts and Science, Coimbatore. Inter Collegiate 1st Position

Students Counselled

S. No.

Name of the class

Number of the Students

1 I B.Sc FSN 35
2 II B.Sc FSN 28
3 III B.Sc FSN 54
4 I M.Sc FSN 33
5 II M.Sc FSN 34
 

Archive (2015-2022)

 
 

Faculty Details

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

drsridevi@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 17.8 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
Uma Maheswari
Dr. S. Uma Maheswari
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., DPE., UGC-NET /SLET.

umamaheswari@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 6.8 years | Research: 5 years

Specialization

Food Science and Nutrition

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04. 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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05. Assistant Professor
Abinaya
Ms. C. Abinaya
M.Sc.

cabinaya@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 2 Years 9 months

Specialization

Food Service Management and Dietetics

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06. Assistant Professor
Jancy Rani
Ms. D. Jancy Rani
M.Sc., M.Phil., (Ph.D.), NET.

jancyrani.d@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 1.3 Years | Research: 7 Years

Specialization

Food Science and Nutrition

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

kavyajyothi@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

7 Months

Specialization

Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

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

abhirami.pp@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

nil

Specialization

Food Science and Nutrition

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09. Assistant Professor
Rakeshwari
Ms.M.Rakeshwari
M.Sc.

rakeshwari.m@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

nil

Specialization

Food Science and Nutrition

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10. Professor - Visiting Faculty
Ms.G.Kumuthavalli
M.Sc., P.G.Dip., NAD., R.D.

kumuthakmch@gmail.com

Experience

Teaching: 13 Years 7 months

 

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11. Professor - Visiting Faculty
Ms. Raji Srinivas

srivigrag@gmail.com

Experience

Teaching: 10 Years

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12. Professor - Visiting Faculty
Ms. N. Sasikala
M.Sc., M.A., D.T.Ed.

sasikalanajp@gmail.com

Experience

Teaching: 9 Years

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13. Assistant Professor - Visiting Faculty
Ms.K.S.Manthra
M.Sc. FSN

manthraks1998@gmail.com

Experience

Teaching: 1 Year

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14. Assistant Professor - Visiting Faculty
Ms.P.Deepa
B.Sc. FSN (CA)

deepa.pk1994@gmail.com

Experience

Teaching: 6 Years

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15. Assistant Professor - Visiting Faculty
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.

Notable Personalities Visited Our Department

S.No Name Company Name
01. Mr.Sajesh Thipplikkad
Food Safety and Training Consultant
Aspire Middle East Training Institute, Abu Dhabi
02. Dr.K.Balasubramaniam
Technical Head
Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services (P) Ltd
03. Ms. Teena Gupta
Assistant Manager ,Nutritionist
PEPSICO
04. Dr. Malathy Venkatesan
Dr. N. Ramasubramanian
Director N.R.Facilitators
PFNDAI
Protein Foods & Nutrition Development Association of India
05. Mr. B. Raghuramaiah Food Ingredient Specialties' Pvt. Ltd
06.  Mr. Satish Govindan Manager –Training & Development (food vertical)Nist Institute Private Limited
07. Mr.K.Vetriselvan John Program Manager,World Vision India,Coimbatore Urban Development Program
08. Mr.Babu Jacob Senior Regional Sales Manager,
Hexagon Nutrition
09. Mrs.M.Anandhi Demonstration Officer,
Community Food and  Nutrition Board,Madurai.
10. Dr.R.Kathirvan Designated Officer,
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India,FSSAI,Coimbatore
11. Achash Rathan Kumar Sports Nutritionist, QUA Nutrition, Bangalore

Best Practices

Food Industry Internship

The internship to the industries will make the students to gain knowledge and understand more on what they learn in the respective subjects in the class rooms. The industries educate and train the students on the food processes and analysis and also taught on the nature of the work and solving tribulations. It develops the students to be more informative and highly skilled personalities.

Journal club activities

The journal club is conducted for the Post Graduate students and final year Under Graduate Students weekly once on every Wednesday. Every week two students have to present the recent research works related to their curriculum with the guidance of the faculty members. It updates the students on the recent research innovations and investigations. This will also create interest on research works.

Dietary Internship in KMCH

Dietetics and Clinical nutrition a major thrust areas in the curriculum, students need to boost up their knowledge and to make them more comprehensive they are driven to undergo one month dietary internship to Kovai Medical Centre Hospital, an immense multispecialty hospital. This internship period will make them well trained and qualified on all phases of nutrition and dietetics.

Nutrition Education to Community

It is necessary that the students should serve the community. As it is Nutrition and Dietetics department, the students are made to do nutrition intervention programs on healthy foods and food safety to the residents of nearby villages, school and college students. It furnishes vast information about the health status of our community and equips the students to gain knowledge about the thrust area Nutrition through lifecycle.

Celebration of Mother Festivals

The department celebrates Breast feeding week, Nutrition Week, World food day, World Diabetes day, World Dietetics day yearly and also conducted Food and Health EXPO. These celebrations make the students to understand the importance of these days and significance of food, nourishment and diet therapy for the individuals.

Value Added Courses

Apart from the academic course all the undergraduate and post graduate students are made to complete the value added courses to equip themselves on their thrust areas. They are also provided course completion certificate to the students' which adds additional qualification to them.

S.No Batch Semester Course Total Students
01. 2018-2021
I
Certificate course in Pickle Making
50
02. 2016-2019
V
Certificate course in Jam and Jelly Making
50
03. 2013-16 UG
V
Food Safety and Management Systems
29
04 2014-17 UG
III
Food Safety and Management Systems
48
05. 2015-17 PG
V
Food Processing
15
06. 2014-2016 PG
III
Advanced Food Technology and Processing
05
07. 2014-17 PG
II
Food Safety Management System
11
08. 2012-15 UG
VI
Food Safety Management System
15
09. 2013-15 UG
IV
Millets Based Value Added Products
29

Students Achievements

S.No Date Student Name Event Organizer/Venue Prize
Academic Year 2018-2019
1. 17-Aug-18 K. Karthikeyan, P. Gautham, D. Sandeep III B. Sc. (FSN) Documentary Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology, Thanjavur I
2. 25-Jul-18 Arthi I B . Sc. (FSN) Oratory Hindusthan College I
3 5-Sep-18 Karthikeyan and Sandeep. D III B. Sc. (FSN) Biozenith (Biochemistry) Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College,(autonomous) I
4 10-Jul-18 Keerthana, III B.Sc. (FSN) Poster Presentation - One Day Seminar on Palm Oil Processing Department of Nutrition and Dietetics I
5 Dona David, I B.Sc. (FSN) Poster Presentation –One Day Seminar on Palm Oil Processing Department of Nutrition and Dietetics II
6 Kiruthika, I B.Sc. (FSN) Poster Presentation –One Day Seminar on Palm Oil Processing Department of Nutrition and Dietetics III
7 4-Sep-18 Reshma Ramesh, I B. Sc. (FSN) Cookery Competition Nutrition and Dietetics I
8 14-Aug-18 Dona David, I B.Sc. (FSN) English Essay Independence Day Celebration I
9 15-Aug-208 Dhakshana I B.Sc. (FSN) Solo dance Independence day celebration I
Academic Year 2017-2018
01. 21.07.2017 Anusha Elsa Babu, Anjana Joy, Fazil Paper Presentation Centre For Bioscience and Nanoscience Research, Coimbatore.
III
02. 21.07.2017 Kaavya Sree V, Janani A, Irshad Paper Presentation Centre For Bioscience and Nanoscience Research, Coimbatore.
Best paper Award
03. 24.07.2017 Mohammed Naseeh, Anas Quiz Dept. of Computer Science, Dr.N.G.P. Arts and Science College, Coimbatore.
I
04. 24.08.2017 Gautham.P Product Launch Event Dept. of Commerce, Dr.N.G.P. Arts and Science College, Coimbatore
I
05. 15.09.2017 Gautham.P, Karthikeyan. K, Sandeep.D Idea Presentation Event Dept. of Bio-tech, Rajalakshmi engineering college, Chennai
II
Academic Year 2016-2017
01. 05.10.2016-06.10.2016 Geetha.S, Ramya.P Paper presentation on National Conference on Changing disease profile; Challenges facing Basic& Transitional Research in India Dr. NGP Arts and Science college (Autonomous)
II
Rekha.K and Susmi Satheesh
02. 16.12.2016 Subash.S and Gilbert Zass Cookery-World Food Day Karunya University
I
T.P. Arjunraj and M.Rajeshwari Poster Presentation- World Food Day
I
Sushmi Satheesh and Janani Quiz- World Food Day
II
03. 23.12.2016 T.P.Arjun NGP FEST 2016- cartooning Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
I
Sushmi Satheesh and S.Sreya NGP FEST 2016 -Paper Art
III
K.karthigeyan and P.Gautham NGP FEST 2016 -Quiz
II
04. 06.01.2017 T.P. Arjunraj and P.Ramya Inter-Departmental Meet - Model Making Department of Microbiology Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science college (Autonomous)
I
Arjunraj and A.Nitin Inter-Departmental Meet - face painting
I
05. 18.01.2017 T.P.Arjun and S.Akshaya Dr.Purani Endowment Lecture -Poster Presentation Department ofMHM Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
II
06. 27-1-2017& 28-01-2017 T.Rekhakrishna and Susmi Satheeshkumar Inter Collegiate Meet Hillario- Fireless Cooking Nandha Arts and Science College
I
08. 28.01.2017 P.O.Varun Poster Presentation- UGC Sponsored National Level Seminar on Emerging Trends in Food Technology Arulanandar College, Madurai
I
09. 24.02.2017 Geetha.S and Ramya.p Cookery Competition- Intercollegiate Meet Sri Jeyendra Sarawathi Maha vidhyalaya College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore.
I
11. 23.02.2017 Anusha Elsasa Babu Sowmiya Quiz Program Intercollegiate Meet Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore
III
12. 24.02.2017 Sathiyapriya and Rekhashree Cookery Competition- Inter Department Competition Department of IT, Dr.N.G.P. Arts and Science College (Autonomous)
I
13. 27.03.2017 Varun.P.O. and Akchay.K.Chandran National Seminar on “Recent Trends in Food Processing & Technology” Poster ,Quiz competition PSG College of Arts and Science
I
N.Mini and Shilpa Joy
II
K.Preethi and Radhika
III
Academic Year 2015-2016
01. 19.8.2015 Geetha. S
Bhuvava Shankari.D,
III BSc.Food Science & Nutrition(CA)
Quiz Dept. of Computer Applications, Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
I
02. 21.9.2015 Susmi Satheesh
Dheeraja Devi. V,
III BSc.Food Science & Nutrition(CA)
Paper Presentation Dept. of Computer Applications, Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
II
03. 23.9.15 P. Ramya
Bhuvana
Geetha
Priya,
III BSc.Food Science & Nutrition(CA)
Model Exhibition Dept. of Biotechnology, Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
II
04. 23.9.15 Faheema Afsin
Rekhakrishna,
III BSc.Food Science & Nutrition(CA)
Paper Presentation Dept. of Biotechnology, Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
III
05. 29.9.2015 Amrutha Accessory Making Dept. of CDF, Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
II
06. 29.9.2015 Bharathy.K Essay Making Dept. of Tamil, Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
III
07. 29.9.2015 Gnancy Marilyal.A Poetry Dept. of English, Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
III
08. 29.9.2015 Kavisneha.P Quiz Dept. of English, Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
I
09. 29.9.2015 Sangavi.S Quiz Dept. of English, Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
I
10. 29.9.2015 Alisha George Accessory Making Dept. of CDF, Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
II
11. 6.10.15 Faheema Afsin
Rekhakrishna
Susmi Satheesh
Abhinaya Arumugham
Dheeraja Devi. V
Rajeshwari,
III BSc.Food Science & Nutrition(CA)
Product Launch Dept. of Biochemistry, Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
II
12. 6.10.15 Susmi Satheesh
Dheeraja Devi. V
III BSc.Food Science & Nutrition(CA)
Poster Presentation Dept. of Biochemistry, Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
II
Academic Year 2014-2015
01. 15.08.2014 Rekha Krishnan,
I B.Sc. Food Science & Nutrition(CA)
Independence Day Celebration –Solo Song Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
II
02. 17.10.14 Sajneetha Sukapriya Project named"Formulation and Nutrient analysis of Stevia (Stevia incorporated in Value added products)" Sarah Tucker College, Tirunelveli
I
03. November 2014 Magathi Manoharan ,
III B.Sc Food Science & Nutrition(CA)
Great Debate British High Commission, New Delhi
Runner
04. 22.12.2014 R.Varsha,
Swathi S Menon,
Shilpa Joy,
Anu Pavithra,
Shilpa,
Ashwini,
Swathi,
Arsha

NGP Fest - Group Dance

Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
I
05. 22.12.2014 R.Varsha
Shanoop C.P ,
III B.Sc Food Science & Nutrition(CA)
NGP Fest - Quiz Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
II
06. 22.12.2014 Magathi Manohran
III B.Sc Food Science & Nutrition(CA)

NGP Fest - Logo Designing

Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
III
07. 22.12.2014 Magathi Manohran
III B.Sc Food Science & Nutrition(CA)
NGP Fest- Chinese Whispering Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College
II
08. 10.02.2015 PREETHI K,
RUBINI P,
PRINCY J
III BSc.Food Science & Nutrition(CA)
District  Level Competition on Salad Preparation Nirmala College for Women
I
09. 25.2.2015-27.2.2015 MAGATHI MANOHRAN,
III BSc.Food Science & Nutrition(CA)
National Level Competition on “Salad Mania” Karunya University
I
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