As part of the Jubilee Project, “Women Empowerment and training”, the college decided to set up a Women’s Study Centre to offer job oriented courses and life skill development for women. In this connection two Post Graduate Diploma courses were initiated in the year 2002 and the courses were affiliated to Centre for Continuing Education, Govt. of Kerala in the year 2007. In the year 2006, the certificate course in Jewellery Designing was started ,which is affiliated to Centre for Continuing Education, Government of Kerala.
The department had submitted a proposal to the UGC, New Delhi for a new degree programme B.Sc. Apparel and Fashion Design which was initiated in the academic year 2012-13 with the affiliated from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. The course is based on the core subject of ‘Design Thinking’ with the aim of creating a responsible designer in context of society, environment, education, research, technology and innovation. Dr.Purandeswari, Hon.Minister of State for HRD (Higher Education) , Govt. of India inaugurated this course on 19th January, 2012.
The faculties in the department are well qualified and competent and they are members in various academic bodies of Universities and Govt. bodies of Kerala. They have also functioned as consultants and resource persons in their respective fields. The faculties of the fashion design department are also fashion designers functioning individually in design related fields, practicing as design consultants for various firms and giving design related solutions to the needy. This helps the students to learn from their teacher’s experiences and thus enriching them with knowledge to tackle real life situations in the Fashion Industry. The faculties of the nutrition department give regular diet counseling to the needy which also helps their students to gain practical experiences.
DEPT. OF FASHION DESIGNING
DEPT. OF CLINICAL NUTRITION AND DIETETICS
Our vision is to provide and equip women with skills and tools that will enable them to survive, thrive, and succeed in today’s highly competitive world.
We believe women need to learn new skills and technologies that will empower, enlighten, and encourage them to be independent and successful in this dynamic and vibrant environment where the opportunities are endless.
Our mission is to act as a facilitator in empowering women to take advantage of the myriad of opportunities available by making them skilled, independent, confident, and aware so that they pursue excellence and distinguish themselves in their lives as well as becoming worthy and contributing members of the society.
COURSES OFFERED BY THE DEPARTMENT
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