Human Development

  • Departmental Introduction:

           Human development is one of the important branches of Home Science faculty, and was established in 1996 as a grant in Aid course, which deals with the study of human being from conception to death in all aspects like various developments, educational process, counseling and many other factors influencing the growth and development of human being.
           The department has well equipped laboratory for under-graduate students. The departmental library has a good collection of text books and reference books also.

Major Instruments and Equipment available:

According to the need of syllabus all types of psychological tests and other laboratory. Equipments required for U.G. Course is available.

Teaching Staff:

Sr. Name Qualification Designation
1. Dr. Mrs. A.R. Ratkanthiwar M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D. Assistant Professor

Non-teaching Staff

  • Mr. L. Mandankar

Research Areas:

  • Human Development, Counselling Process

Research Projects:

Sr. Title of the Project Funding Agency Principal Investigator / Co-Investigator Status
1. Impact of Personality type on Intelligence of Adolescent Children UGC Dr. Mrs. A.R. Ratkanthiwar Completed

Research Papers Published by Staff:

Sr. No. Name of the Lecturer No. of Papers Published System
National Conference International Conference
1 U.G. (B.Sc.) 1996 Annual
2 U.G. (B.Sc.) 2016 Semester

Guest Lectures Since 2011-2016: 09

  • Highlights of the Department:
    • Department has started extension activity for orphanage Vardan since 2011 onwards.
    • Department has singed MoU with Lions Club of Nagpur Medicos.
    • Department has singed MoU with Lions Club of Nagpur Medicos.
    • Parent counseling program was conducted in J.P. English School.
  • Contact:

    Dr. Mrs. Archana Ratkanthiwar
    M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Human Development
    Cell : 8298946517
    Email :