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 Extension work
Considerable work has been done by the faculty in extending knowledge to various target groups in the community ranging from street food vendors, rag pickers to housewives, school going children and professionals. More than 3500 persons have been trained in the last five years. The Department has been running libraries for children in 6 slums for the last 6 years. It has conducted educational activities for diabetics, provided training on nutrition and health as well as sanitation and hygiene to various target groups. It has developed modules and trained various target groups including NGO representatives, field level functionaries, and trainers on growth monitoring and promotion, malnutrition and complementary feeding, helped trainers develop a training curriculum for prevention of malnutrition of young children in Maharashtra, conducted public education programme with Kasturba Health Society on Menopause, Nutrition and Health of Older women.
Contact :
+91-22-2660-8462 ext 226, 280

Department of Food Science and Nutrition,
SNDT Women’s University
Juhu Campus, Sir Vithaldas
Vidyavihar, Juhu Road,
Santacruz (W),
Mumbai 400 049

Head of Department
Prof. Shobha A. Udipi

• Ph.D in Food Science and Nutrition
Masters in Food Science and Nutrition
Masters in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
• PG Diploma in Dietetics
• PG Diploma in Nutrition, Food Processing and
• PG Diploma in Sports Science, Fitness and
• Certificate courses in Diabetes Care and

Teaching Faculty
• Prof. Shobha A. Udipi
• Dr. Padmini S.Ghugre (Associate Professor)
• Dr. Kasturi Sen Ray (Associate Professor/ on lien)