Faculty of Home Science, Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University

 
Faculty of Home Science, Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University
City Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Established 1964
Affiliated to Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University - Andhra Pradesh Open University, Hyderabad
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Faculty of Home Science, Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University was established in the year 1964, Faculty of Home Science, Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University is affiliated to Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University - Andhra Pradesh Open University, Hyderabad

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    The Faculty of Home Science is one among the Faculties of Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, formerly Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University (APAU), from the year 1964, as per the Land Grant Pattern of United States adopted by ICAR for improving the quality of rural life. Since then, the Faculty of Home Science is functioning with pronounced academic spirit, research urge and extension might.Though initially the trimester system was followed, from the year 1973 the semester system was adopted.

    This institution has so far awarded around 2000 graduates, 654 post graduates and 60 Ph.D scholars in various disciplines, who have settled in versatile professions as dieticians, preschool managers, interior designers, apparel designers, community coordinators for development programmes, etc, apart from university teachers and researchers. Among the list of self employment projects, Interior and exterior designing firms, apparel industry, voluntary organisations, day care centers, pre schools, food processing units, diet counselling centers etc are in practice. A vigorous research promoted completion of 50 adhoc projects, which resulted in fabrication of technologies and their extension to urban, rural and tribal communities all over the state.

    Under the headship of the Dean, there are 21 Professors, 12 Associate Professors and 16 Assistant Professors on rolls, positioned as teachers in College of Home Science, Scientists in All India coordinated Research (AICRP) and Subject Matter Specialists (SMS) in Krishi Vignan Kendras (KVKs) and District Agricultural Advisory and Transfer of Technology Centres (DAATTCs). The Administrative Office is ideally located within the college campus, adequate staff.Home Science education was initially designed and structured around the urban home makers and her family and community. With the advent of Agricultural Universities, the focus of Home Science was shifted to the rural family with emphasis on intrafamily resources, since rural families are composite and integrated units which function as both consumption and production units. the curricula was thus formulated in this dimension and appropriately implemented.

    The decade 1990-2000 witnessed application oriented education, to transform the role of students from job seekers to job providers, keeping in view the fast changing demands of the community. this decade laid a foundation for may educational reforms like Rural Home Science Work Experience Programme (RHWEP) in villages, skill and entrepreneurial oriented teaching, four year duration for UG programme, computer aided learning and internship in respective reputed institutions for hands on training and the faculty experienced and projected a mission-oriented zeal and commitment to work The academic programme is further strengthened by introducing Experimental Learning which is oriented towards marketing skills and resource generation, framing Home Science as a leading professional Hons, Degree.

    Faculty of Home Science, Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.

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    Faculty of Home Science, Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University is affiliated to Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University - Andhra Pradesh Open University, Hyderabad.

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