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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College Administration



Dr. Jagmeet Madan

Principal and Professor
Department: Food, Nutrition and Dietetics
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Qualifications : MSc; MPhiL; PhD (Food and Nutrition)

Areas of Specialization : Cinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Sports Nutrition, Exercise Physiology etc., 

Other Positions Held : National Vice President, Indian Dietetics Association
India Representative -Asian Federation of Dietetic Association (AFDA)
Member International Council of Dietetic Association (ICDA)
Executive Council Member All India Association of Advancing Research in Obesity(AAIRO)
Former Executive Council Member Nutrition Society of India(NSI)
Former National Registered Dietitian Board Member (RD Board)
Life Member Association of Food Scientist and Technologist (India) (AFST)
Ph.D Guide University Department of Food and Nutrition, SNDTWU, Mumbai

Breif CV :

Dr Jagmeet Madan is an eminent Nutritionist, National President , Indian Dietetic Association (2019-2021), Principal and Professor- Department of Food Nutrition and Dietetics at Sir Vithaldas Thackersey College of Home Science (Autonomous) , SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai. She is a gold medalist and recipient of ‘Young Scientist Award’ and ‘Dr Ramanathan Award’ by the Nutrition Society of India, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad. She is a recipient of the prestigious International Research Grant award – PNPG Grant (Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group – 2017) from American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, USA. She was awarded Maharishi Karve Uttakrishta Shishak Award – 2017 (Best Teacher Award ) by the SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai.

She is a lead Principal Investigator of the International Research Project on Prediabetes in Adolescents and Young Adults in India and Food Based Intervention approved by USDA (2017-2018); Urban Nutrition Gap Study in Mumbai (2015 – 2018) ; Project MARG (2008 -2010) A Multi-centric Pan India Project on School Going Children (Government and Private Schools) in collaboration with Diabetes Foundation of India and World Diabetes Foundation; TANITA HEALTH LINK Project with Ministry of Japan ( 2014-2015). She was the Mission Leader of Joint Review Mission of Ministry of HRD Government of India for the Evaluation of Mid-Day Meal Program in State of Maharashtra (2012-2013).

She is a Certified Master Trainer of Project HOPE- A Diabetic Educator Project in India by International Diabetic Federation (IDF) and is the author of the Indian Manual. She is a part of the National Expert groups working on Asian and Indian Consensus statements and guidelines on Obesity, Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease and Physical activity.
She has more than 50 publications in International and National Peer reviewed Journals and Books. She is a regular Columnist in Times of India, Mid-Day, Mumbai Mirror, DNA, Well-being, SHE, Femina.;;;

Vice principal

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Ms. Manjiri Bhalerao

Vice Principal
Department: Resource Management
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Qualifications : M.H. Sc; Diploma in Travel & Tourism.

Areas of Specialization : Hospitality, Travel & Tourism Management Art & design 

Controller of examination


Dr. Rekha Battalwar

Department: Food, Nutrition and Dietetics
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Qualifications : M.Sc, B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D. NET, teaching experience of 25 years.

Areas of Specialization : Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics..

Other Positions Held : Local Executive Member of Indian Dietetics Association, Local Inquiry Committee of SNDT Women’s University, Senate member of SNDT Women’s University,Research guide for M.Sc. students of IGNOU and external referee for M.Sc. students of SNDT Women’s University. Developed Nutrisoft.

Deputy controller of examination

Office superintendent

photo of office superintendent Ms. Sadhana Landge (1)

Ms. Sadhana Landge

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.