• Holy Cross Home Science College
    ThoothukudiAffiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. Re-Accredited with 'B' Grade By NAAC
  •    The Department of Food Science and Nutrition in Collaboration with Indian Medical Association are organizing an International Seminar on "Cancer: Diet, Life Style Links and Newer Management" Will be held on 8 th February 2019.      6 th Graduation Ceremony on 25/01/2019 at 3 Pm        


 Awards & Achievements

      University Rank Holders for the past three years in B.Sc (Food Science and Nutrition)

S.No. Name of the Student UG/PG Year Rank Secured
1 S.Mary UG 2014 I RANK
2 E. Essakiammal@Revathy UG 2015 I RANK
3 M.Venmuhi UG 2015 II RANK
4 V.Leelavathi UG 2016 I RANK

Students achievement

 C. Priyanka (II FSN)

Participated in the National Integration Camp for 10 days at Hyderabad in the year 2017

 S.Kamali ( III FSN )

Selected for National Integration Camp for the academic year 2017-2018

 Overall Shield in Fine Arts

  • 2015 - 2016
  • 2016 - 2017
  • 2017 - 2018

  • Books published by Mrs. C. Sathyalakshmi, HOD

    Subject Course Book for M.Sc Nutrition and Dietetics in Madurai Kamaraj University in the year 2016.

    1. Food Technology– II (Sub. Code : PNFT08)

    2. Advance Food Science & Chemistry (Sub. Code : PNFT02)

     UGC Minor Research Projects

    S.No. Name of the Student Topic Budget Period
    1 Dr. S.M.D Mathuravalli Improving the Nutritional Status through Nutrition Education of Saltpan Workers in Thoothukudi District 2,75,000/- 2014-2016
    2 Dr. M.S. Rubha Impact of peer group Nutrition Education among school going adolescent girls in Thoothukudi district, Tamil Nadu 1,65,000/- 2014-2016

     Project Guidance Provided

    S.No. Name University No. of Projects (M.Phil)
    1 Mrs. C. Sathyalakshmi Mother Teresa Women’s University 7
    2 Dr.S.M.D.Mathuravalli Mother Teresa Women’s University 5

     Seminar / Workshops

    Name of the Staff Seminar / Workshop presented Paper Presented Paper Published in Journal
    International National State International National State
    C. Sathyalakshmi 3 12 5 3 11 7 -
    Dr.S.M.D. Mathuravalli 1 5 2 1 5 2 3
    Dr. Rubha M.S 1 11 4 1 4 - 2
    A.Karolin 2 8 3 1 5 - -

    Best Practices

  • Bridge course
  • Remedial coaching
  • Internship training
  • Guest Lectures
  • UGC Minor research project
  • Member in Board of studies
  • Senate member
  • Training for outsiders
  • Industrial Visit
  • Children’s Delight Home
  • Diet counseling
  • Question bank
  • Book Bank

  • Social Responsibility

    • Food Processing Training Programme for Saltpan workers, organized by TMSSS, Thoothukudi
    • Food Processing Training Programme for college students organized by St.Xavier’s College Palayamkottai, sponsored by Govt. of India, New Delhi
    • Food Processing Training Programme for college students organized by Dr. Sivanthi Aditanar College of Arts and Science, Tiruchendur
    • Guest Lecture on “Nutrition and Health” for Agricultural women, organized by SPIC Agro Industries, Thoothukudi
    • “Physical, Physiological, Emotional and Social Development of Pre-school children” for the parents of pre-school children organized by Holy Cross Home Science Nursery School
    • Guest Lecture on “Growth and Development for Children” for Anganwadi workers of Thoothukudi, Vizhathikulam, and Srivaikundam organized by Social Welfare Department, Tamil Nadu
    • “Demonstration on Vermicompost” for villagers in Pottalkadu organized by the Department Food Science and Nutrition

    Breast Feeding Celebration in Adopted Village

       Breast feeding day was celebrated in the village Arockiapuram on 08/08/2017. Mrs.Karolin Assistant Professor gave the key note address. Variety programmes based on “Significance of Breast Feeding” were given by the students. 24 women folk participated and benefitted by the programme. Mrs.A.Mari Thangam, Assistant professor clarified the doubts of the participants.


    Activities During 2017 - 2018