Government M. H. College of Home Science & Science for Women, Autonomous, Jabalpur, M. P.
NAAC Reaccredited 2019 : B+ grade 

Department of Human Development

The heart of the faculty of Home science is the department of Human Development. The department grew like a child became a full grown human being.

Names of Previous Heads:-
                                              Miss Kusum Arondekar
                                               Smt. Suman Shrivastava
                                              Smt. Aruna Madan
                                              Dr. Abha Tiwari

Infrastructure –

  • Labs No. and Capacity- . Human Laboratory (Creche, Nursery School)

The department has a good library consisting of books, reference books, research thesis, encyclopedias and journals.

Library                                  - No. of Books 924
                                              - Reference Books 548
                                               Total  1472
                                               - Journals 04
Major Equipment - Over head projector
                                Video Camera
                                Slide Projector
                                Public address system
                                Audio Recorder, Player
                                Lap Top

Courses At U G & P G level the department has adopted the syllabus approved by Central board of studies, Ministry of Higher Education M P, which is based on UGC model curriculum. On the recommendation of “Board of studies” of the department UG and PG curriculum has been enhanced by adding 20% new topics.

Progress of the Department At present there are four faculty members holding PhD degree and two faculty members are guiding students pursuing PhD course. The staff members reorient themselves by attending national seminars, workshops & visiting various places.. The staff members also attend conferences as resource persons, chairpersons and specialist guests for lectures on hot burning issues of today. Presenting of research papers is a routine factor of the members. Research papers are also published in the latest journals and magazines.

  1. National Conference, Workshop & Seminar attended by Staff members
  2. Research papers are published by staff members
  3. Invited as Resource Persons, chairman in national conference.
  4. Community development programme were organized by the development

Research Activity

Thrust area of the Research: Human Development and Community welfare

Registered candidate for PhD.:

  • Dr. Abha Tiwari-03
  • Dr. Geeta Shukla-04

No. of Phd. awarded candidates(2013-2018)

  1. Dr. Abha Tiwari-09
  2. Dr. Geeta Shukla-05

Minor Research Project-(UGC Sponsored)

  • Dr. Abha Tiwari-01
  • Dr. Geeta Shukla-01
  • Dr. Archana Gupta-01
  • Dr. Madhulika Shrivastava-01

Activity Groups

  • The department of Human Development runs skill development and self reliance programme.
  • One of the salient features of the department is participation of the community in the awareness programmes, run by the department.
  • Workshops /on Adolescence . Children's day
  • Breast feeding Week.
  • Workshop on Gynecological Problems in Adolescence

Excursion tours/visits- visit to community center, Old age home, Nursery School, Special Children, Nasha Mukti Kendra, Family counselling center

Healthy Practices
  1. Advance Learner Programme
  2. Intellectual Discussions
  3. Guidance Programmes
  4. Peer Teaching
  5. Wall magazine
  6. club activities
  7. Departmental magazine
  8. Supervision for P.hD


  1. Poorva Prathamik prashikshan Sansthan Napier Town
  2. A Day care center(HSc College Campus)
  3. Vihan(Institute of special children)

Govt. M. H. College of Home Science and Science for Women Autonomous Jabalpur