Center for Advanced Faculty Training in Home Science Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University
Post Graduate & Research center, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad


Department of Human Development and Family Studies

The department of Human Development and Family Studies is one among the five disciplines of Faculty of Home Science, Acharya N.G.Ranga Agricultural University.The department was established in the year 1964.

Faculty profile:

The faculty members of the department are all doctorate and trained in India and abroad in the areas of life span human development, family studies, women’s studies and developmental assessment of normal and special children.

The academic functions of the department are to train students to be child care professionals, developmental specialists, intervention specialist, child and family counselors, programme executives in developmental projects.

Name Designation Area of Expertise

Dr. M.Sharada Devi

Professor & Head

Women Studies

Dr.Nasreen Bhanu


Special Education


Associate Professor

Adolescent Development

Dr. P Sreedevi

Assistant professor

Special Education, Learning disability

Academic activities:

The department offers the following regular academic programmes.

  •   B.H.S c (a UG course in Home Science with Specialization in Early Child hood development Care and Education )
  •   M.Sc (H.Sc) (a PG Course in Home Science with Specialization in Trends and issues in Human Development, Psychological assessment, Child Guidance and Family Counseling and Gender Studies)
  • Ph.D. – Human Development and Family Studies                
  •   Diploma course in Preschool Management.


    Placement in institutes/ Industry

Career opportunities

  • Child developmental associates
  • Child care professionals
  • Developmental specialists
  • Intervention specialists
  • Programme executives in developmental projects
  • Research assistants for research projects
  • ICDS project personnel
  • Managers of ECE centers

Upcoming Events of the Month

  "New media for development communication: Measuring tools and techniques 16th September to 6th October 2016..Click Here for Programme Schedule"

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