About Department

Established in 1950, it offers a comprehensive program for Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees in three thrust areas of Foods and Nutrition namely Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition and Food Science and Quality Control. The department has been the recipient of UGC-DSA (Phase II) program (2009-2014) and DSA (Phase III) program (2015-2020) and with aid from the UGC Infrastructure Development Grants strives to upgrade its classrooms, laboratories and library It also runs a Nutrition Counseling Centre once a week (Saturday 1-4pm) and offers medical nutrition therapy to patients with specific disease condition and conducts nutrition assessment of patients free of cost.

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