The study of Food Science and Nutrition includes the components of foods, their chemistry and metabolism, technology involved in production, processing and preservation, safety for human consumption, meal planning and management -all in relation to total well being of human beings. Thus nutritional sciences is the corner stone for the overall national development. The ultimate aim of all developmental progress is to achieve the goal of "Health for All" .The department of Food Science and Nutrition has taken up this challenge of the nation since its inception and has built its programmes oriented towards excellence and community development to shape the future teachers, administrators, research workers and home makers into nutrition conscious citizens.
Research both fundamental and applied is an integral component of the departmental activities. The department has two nutrition laboratories and an animal house. The nutrition laboratory is equipped with colorimeters, fluorimeters, ovens, incubators, water bath shaker, centrifuges, muffle furnaces, pH meter, chromatographic chambers, bomb calorimeter and Benedicts Roth apparatus.
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