Manual 1 details

Particulars of organisation, functions and duties Vision Statement

Institute of Home Economics focuses on the empowerment of women through education. We pride ourselves in providing the best academics and infrastructure in order to train our students as multifaceted and efficient individuals who make an effective contribution to society at large.

Objective and Brief History

Organisation of teaching to under-graduate and post-graduate students for the following courses of University of Delhi. The Institute became constituent college of University of Delhi in 1969. It was started by Home Economics Education Society at J-Block, NDSE-I, New Delhi-110049 and it moved to its new campus at Hauz Khas in 2001. It is a multifaculty, girls only college having at present approximately 1500 girl students on its rolls in various courses.

The college imparts instruction and training in the following courses :

  • M.Sc. Food and Nutrition
  • M.Sc. Fabric and Apparel Science
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Health and Social Gerontology
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Microbiology
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • B.Sc. (Pass) Home Science
  • Ph.D. in Home Science Disciplines

Expectation of the college from the public for enhancing its effectiveness and efficiency

The Institute expects support from noble public, government organizations, persons directly associated with the affairs of the college and the University of Delhi. University Grants Commission and Ministry of Human Resource Development for achieving its objectives/goals.

Arrangements and methods made for seeking public participation / contribution

Public involvement in the affairs of the college is through nomination of people from the field of education, business, social work, retired defense and administrative personnel on the Governing Body as per provisions of statute 30(1)(c)(i) of Delhi University Act, 1922.

Mechanism available for monitoring the service delivery and public grievance resolution

All student activities as well as teaching activities of the Institute are managed by the Principal with the help of various committees (List of committees attached). Monitoring of the affairs of the Institute are managed through its Governing Body, Academic Council & Executive Council of the University of Delhi.

Organisational Chart for teaching and non-teaching staff

As indicated in Annexure 1 & 2.

Address of the College

Office of the Principal, Institute of Home Economics, F-4, Hauz Khas Enclave, New Delhi-110016

Working hours of the College

Hours of office are from 9.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. (Monday to Friday)