Government M. H. College of Home Science & Science for Women, Autonomous, Jabalpur, M. P.
NAAC Reaccreditated 2012 : A grade CGPA - 3.41
 

Department of Resource Management

Department of Resource Management Department of Home Management was established in the year 1965 and since its inception it has never looked back and has earned a status not only in the State but in the nation as well. In 2003 with the revision of curriculum the name of the Department is changed to Resource Management.

This is an evolving field in Home Science which concentrates on various aspects of management of resources. This course is both relevant and significant in the context of presently emerging needs of an individual.

At P G level intensive training is given to students in the areas of

  • Housing and Interior Design,
  • Household Equipment,
  • Family Financial Management
  • Consumer Economics.
  • Hospitality Management
  • Interior Space Design
  • Entrepreneurship Management

Relevance of Curriculum

  • The Course provides skills to enter the service sector, namely Hotels, Restaurants and Tourism Industries.
  • The students can opt manual and computer aided drafting and designing of interior spaces, model making professional management etc.
  • By providing the direction for economic independence through provision of vocational job oriented courses – Interior Space Design and Hospitality Administration.
  • To meet the challenges of the changing needs of the society by providing education in consumer studies, use of digital technology and conservation of environment.
  • By educating students to inculcate necessary human values for sustaining a congenial family life and also meet social responsibilities by reaching out to the society through community programs, protection of environment, management of scant resources and promoting consumer awareness
  • By providing opportunities for self confidence through workshops in personality development, communication skills and also co-curricular and extra -curricular activities.
  • By giving training to develop various skills and cultivate entrepreneurial qualities.

Library

The Department has a good collection of Books, Journals & Magazines.

Courses

  • BSc. (Home Science)
  • M.Sc. (Resource Management)

Research

Minor Research Projects Funded by UGC

S.No. Teacher Topic of Research Duration
1 Smt. Jyoti Jain Impact of Advertisement on Children Food Habit and Family Budget with special reference to Jabalpur city. 2 years, 2010

The faculty regularly present papers in conferences & seminars.

Outreach Activities

  • Participation in exhibitions to promote consumer awareness among the public
  • Vocational training to educated unemployed youth through a social welfare organization.
  • Compulsory on Job Training Programme of two months in different Institution related to their subject content.

Departmental Activities

  • Conduct seminars on subject related themes for faculty and students
  • Organize exhibitions for parents, school and college students to create awareness about the multi facets of Home Science education
  • Provide hands on experiments to students in furniture making, model making, varnishing, painting, mural making etc
  • Competitions are organize to create useful articles from “waste materials’
  • Stage decoration, flower arrangement during college functions .
  • Guidance, mentoring and counseling students
  • Participate and present papers in conferences and seminars conducted by academic institutions
  • Members of academic bodies of the University and various administrative, curricular and extra curricular committees of the college
  • Upgrade knowledge in related and emerging areas by attending refresher courses, in service training programs.
  • Conduct local field trips for students.
  • Conduct one week residential home training for student to learn management of different resources like energy, time, money and knowledge of Interior decoration.
  • Department conducts short duration certificate programme on ‘bouquet making’, making of soft furnishing articles, decorative stitches, floor decoration, use of colour and different colour schemes etc.
  • Department also organizes three month certificate Programme of “Art & Craft” and “soft Furnishing”.
  • Departmental”Rajamal P. Devdas Club” run by the staff and student of the Department.The office bearers are nominated by staff member and students. Different educational, social, and recreational activities are organized regularly by the club.

    Department also runs “EARN WHILE YOU LEARN” Programme.in which students make different art objects and soft furnishing articles and earn money by selling them.

  • Monthly Academic activity Guest lectures by Experts are arranged, workshop are regularly organized on various topic.
  • Departmental Magazine-“SAMWAD”(annual issue) is alsoPublished since 2008.
  • College presents gold medal for the toper of the department sponsored by Mrs.Geeta Sharat Tiwari since the year 2004

Photos

Govt. M. H. College of Home Science and Science for Women Autonomous Jabalpur