In collaboration with ‘THRED’ (Trust for Human Resource Enrichment & Development)

06.12.2016 Orientation by Dr. Ravikala Kamath about the THREAD
17.02.2017 Interaction of FYBSc. students with their grandparents and sharing their experiences with each other
25.02.2017 Survey conducted by FYBSc. students from Senior Citizens preparation and presentation of their findings.
15.03.2017 Visit to an old age home ‘All Saints Home’ with the TYBSc. (Human Development) students
22.03.2017 A entertainment programme for the senior citizens of ‘Adatha’ an NGO for senior citizens

Extension activities conducted by the Dept. of Human Development

Interaction with senior citizens on 8th September 2016 Seven students of T Y H D performed   role play on the topic “portrayal of women on television” followed by a garba dance with the elderly at Balwantrai Mehta Panchayatiraj Jagruti Kendra, Shantivan, Wakadi, (Panvel). The women also sang traditional songs .This interaction was enjoyed by both the older generation and the students.

Extension activities conducted by the Dept. of Food Science and Nutrition:

The department has a collaborative project with Dept. of Community Medicine (LTMMC hospital) for organizing cooking demonstrations and nutrition education programmes on a monthly basis.

28.07.2016 Nutrition education and demonstration of Malaysian Style Paratha by Ms. Neha Jalgaonkar , Ms. Swati Hotkar, Ms. Soni Lingala, Ms. Priya Sadawarte, Ms. Aditi Deshpande. 40 mothers of children under 5 years attended.
30.08.2016 Nutrition education and demonstration of Lifafa Paratha and Raita by Ms. Afsha Waghu, Ms. Mubasshira Sonde, Ms. Iram Fatima, Ms. Zehra Sayyed and Ms. Aaliya Sheikh.35 mothers attended a talk on  PEM malnutrition.
29.09.2016 Multi nutrient rich Adai was demonstrated by Ms. Gauri Bhisale, Ms. Trupti Muluk, Ms. Hiteshree Torne, Ms. Jheel Vora, and Ms. Parveen Pathan. Mothers were educated on dangers of malnutrition.
October Demonstration of Soya bean pulav by Ms. Swati Hotkar, Ms. Neha and Ms. Zehra to 30 mothers
06.12.2016 Demonstration of Thalipith Ms. Swati Hotkar, Ms. Isha Vasaria, Ms. Vinal Parveen Pranita Neha, Ms. Zehra to create awareness about pregnancy and balanced diet.30 mothers attended

 Community Nutrition Experience by students of Nutrition and Dietetics

 Counselling Women on Balanced Diet for women workers from a mahila mandal

TYBSc Nutrition and Dietetics (Ms. Madhura Mehta, Ms. Supriya Kedar and Ms. Swapnali Mane) delivered a lecture on Balance Diet i.e.Santulit Aahar in Marathi  at Mahila Mandal in Matunga on 8th February, 2017

They explained on how to make the women aware about benefits of Santulit Aahar, what are various consequences they could face if they don’t follow a balanced diet and how nutrition and a balanced diet could help them recover from disease conditions. The  session was very interactive.


Demonstrations at the Anganwadi Centre

Third year students of Nutrition and Dietetic stream were taken to five different Aanganwadis in Ganeshnagar, Wadala East as a part of their Community Nutrition practicals. They were accompanied by Mrs Shilpa Waugh. First visit was arranged on 9th of February 2017 where the students were first introduced to the aanganwadi worker Mrs. Manisha Gaikwad. Mrs. Manisha was conducting a non formal education class for the children in the age group of 3-6years. Also, the children were given small meals which included lapsi as a part of the mid day meal programme.

Thus the students were acquainted with the working of the aanganwadi centre during the first visit and the schedule for data collection, selection of the target groups and Nutrition Health Education (NHE) for various target groups was fixed up with the help of Mukhasevikas. Their head Mrs. Savita Hulsulkar  helped the students by guiding them on how to approach different aanganwadis and coordinate with the aanganwadi workers. The entire class of the third year (ND) students was divided into five groups consisting of five girls in each. They were asked to choose a target group from the community and a Nutrition Health Education programme was planned, prepared and delivered to the target groups on 2th and 3thof March 2017.
The details regarding the target groups and the topic on which the NHE was delivered were as follows:

Anemia Adolescent girls
Hygiene and Balanced Diet Children 3-6 years
Food Habits Children 6-10 years
Diet in Pregnancy Pregnant women
Weaning foods and Diet for lactation Lactating mothers and pregnant women

Mothers attending the session on Hygiene and Balanced diet


Filling up of the questionnaire-24 hour diet
recall, Food frequency, General information

Extension activities conducted by the Dept. of TSAD in collaboration with the Dept of Fiber and Textile Processing Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai

Mrs Sugandha Lad and Mrs Pradnya Ambre organized and conducted a training program in collaboration with the Dept of Fiber and Textile Processing Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai for marginalized section of the society from Chembur centre of Stree Mukti Sanghatana. Skill training was on fabric painting, embroidery basic stitches and also the application of it on the garments and articles to increase the value of the product.


Display of Articles made during training workshop for Community ladies of Fabric painting and embroidery


Mrs. Sugandha Lad giving demonstration to the ladies on fabric painting