Head of the Department & Associate Professor
Education: B.Sc., Kerala University, 1986
M.Sc., Kerala University, 1989
Ph.D., Mahatma Gandhi University, 2005
PG Diploma In Applied Nutrition &Dietetics, Madurai Kamaraj University , 1987
Area of Specialization: Extension Education, Nutrition &Dietetics
Awards & Recognition:
Research work was based on the impact of ICDS with regard to intellectual, Social &Physical Development of pre-schoolers .It was dealt with assessing the above mentioned abilities and relating it with the services provided by ICDS.
Another area is on the Lacto fermentation of vegetables, which have the capacity to nurture the gut flora with beneficial bacteria. Fermentation of fruits is also another focus of research. With its ability to improve nutritive value and bioavailability, they have a significant role in meeting the nutritional requirements of a large proportion of the world’s population.
HS3BO3U & HS3BO3U (P) HUMAN DEVELOPMENT & FAMILY INTERACTIONS
HS4BO4U & HS4BO4U (P) GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
HS5BO7U& HS5BO7U (P) TEXTILE SICENCE
HS5DO1U3 NUTRITION FOR WELLNESS
HS5BO8U &HS5BO8U (P) DYNAMICS OF EXTENSION
HS6BO11U & HS6BO11U (P) FASHION DESIGNING & APPAREL PRODUCTION
HS6BO12U & HS6BO12U (P) MASS COMMUNICATION & JOURNALISM
HS6BO13U& HS6BO13U (P) FOOD QUALITY ASSURANCE
Mani, m.; and Roy, A.; Lacto fermentation of Kovai and conducting awareness programme. Proceedings of the UGC sponsored National Seminar.2012.