Established in 1959, was the first institution in Mumbai to offer Home Science at a degree level. It is also the first college of S.N.D.T. Women's University to be granted autonomous status from the year 1995-96 in the state of Maharashtra.
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Agenda Of Second Academic Council Meeting


SIR VITHALDAS THACKESEY COLLEGE OF HOME SCIENCE (AUTONOMOUS) S.N.D.T. WOMEN’S UNIVERSITY, JUHU, MUMBAI – 400 049
Ref No. ACAD /2015-2016/36

Date : 11/04/2016

CIRCULAR
The Second Meeting of the Academic Council of the Sir Vithaldas Thackersey College of Home Science (Autonomous), S.N.D.T. Women’s University, Juhu,  Mumbai for the academic year 2015-2016 will be held on Monday, 25th April, 2016 at 11.00 a.m. in the Committee Room, S.N.D.T. Women’s University, Juhu Campus, Santacruz (W), Mumbai 400 049 to consider the following agenda.

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Agenda for Discussion

Index

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To confirm the minutes of the First Meeting of the Academic Council held on 6th November, 2015.

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To consider matters if any arising out of the minutes.

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To consider Minutes of Subject Committee meeting for the following departments :

  1. Dept. of Food & Nutrition

  2. Dept. of Human Development

  3. Dept. of Textile & Apparel Designing

  4. Dept. of Resource Management

  5. Dept. of Mass Communication & Extension

  6. Adhoc Board – Dept. of English

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Any other matter with permission of the Chair.

Information :-

  1. To consider the appointment of Two teaching faculty against teachers who have been awarded teachers fellowships under Faculty Development Programme (FIP) during XI Plan Period for two years.

  2. Generic Elective – Fundamentals of Bakery to be offered by the (Dept. of Food & Nutrition) Choice Based Credit System to be implemented from June 2016-2017 in Semester I & II.

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(Ms. Chetna Desai)
Secretary

List of members for the Academic Council (June 2013- May 2016)

Principal

1.

Dr. Jagmeet Madan, Professor

Dept. of Food & Nutrition,

Sir Vithaldas Thackersey College of Home Science, (Autonomous)

S.N.D.T. Women’s University, Juhu, Mumbai– 400049.

Vice-Principal (Co-opt.)

1.

Ms. Manjiri Bhalerao

Controller of Examination

1.

Ms. Milan Desai

Chairperson Board of Studies of different departments

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Dr. Suja Koshy (Head Dept. of HD)

Dr. Meena Godhia (Head I/c Dept. of FN)

*Vacant Ms. Armaity Shukla (Awarded Teacher Fellowship during XII Plan period under Faculty Improvement Programme)

Ms. Chetna Raje (Head Dept. of RM)

Ms. Vipra Banerjee (Head, Dept. of M.Com. and Ext.)

Ms. Archana Jain (Head, Dept. of Composite HSc.)

Chairperson / Teachers In-charge,

Adhoc BOS

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2.

Ms. Sangeeta Chhowala (Dept. of English)

Ms. Rajeshree Shinde (Dept. of Science)

Three Senior Teachers Nominee :

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* Ms. Neera Barooah (Head I/c Dept. of TAD)

Vacant (Ms. Madhuri Nigudkar Awarded Teacher Fellowship during XII Plan period under Faculty Improvement Programme)

Ms. Kamini Pradhan

Professional Experts :

1.

Dr. Vishala Patnam

Professor & Head,
Department of Human Development & Family Studies,
Associate Dean & Principal, College of Home Science,
VasantraoNaikMarathwadaKrishiVidyapeeth,

Parbhani 431402 Maharashtra, India.

2.

Dr. Maneesha Shukul

Officiating Head, Dept. of Family & Community Resource Mgt., Faculty of Family & Community Sciences, M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara 390002.

3.

Vacant

Government Nominee :

1.

Dr. Shailendra Deolankar

Joint Director,

Higher Education, Mumbai Region, 3MahapalikaMarg,

Elphiston Technical Compound,

Dhobi Talav, Mumbai – 400 001.

One Students Representative :

1.

Ms. Kherani Ayesha Ashraf

Rajkumar Corner Co-op HSG Society,

J. P. Road, 7th floor, Mumbai 400 058.

Contact :8879518570.

Secretary :

1.

Ms. Chetna Desai

The College has developed curriculum and activities designed to bring changes in the students’ thoughts, ideas, attitudes, interests, emotions, personality and character. It believes in the value of empowerment to girl students to excel in their field of education. The curriculum offers the students choices of courses to select from core courses to general elective courses from other specializations to foster a holistic approach to development and deeper understanding on issues and challenges.

The College has adapted to the changes required globally for education and develop competencies in the students. The College strives to provide education to all girls from different cultural, religious and socio-economic backgrounds to regular and differently abled students.

Activities for students have been planned in the curriculum to develop the leadership quality in students. NSS activities have been conducted, special camps and training programs organized for students to inculcate values of team work, motivation and leadership.

The College has integrated technology enabled teaching learning process in the curriculum. With the advent of technology and its usage globally, the students are trained to use computer programs, software, information and communication based systems. This helps the students to learn, integrate and use technology to their advantage.

Community development programs, working with women from weaker economic section, and village adopted for training the people is integrated in the curriculum. Every specialization prepares students to promote good practices of their department to teach members of community on new skills, sustainable practices, equality, social justice, literacy skills for employability and development.