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


Department of Resource Management and Consumer Sciences

Resource Management and Consumer Sciences is one of the major departments in the in the Faculty of Home Science, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University. The department was established in the year 1964 and has grown into strong discipline by expanding its activities in multi-dimensions.

In keeping with the mandate of Agricultural Universities, the department’s activities encompass Teaching, Research and Extension.


This department originally started with the Undergraduate teaching in the year 1975,M.Sc programme was introduced.In 1995 it also started Ph.D Programme.At each level,the curricula aims at building confidence among students by equipping them with managerial abilities to utlize both the abundant and scarce resources available within and around them.

The department has well qualified teaching staff who are all doctorates and are trained inland & abroad in the areas of Consumer Education,Ergonomics,Computer Aided Interior Designing & Landscape Designing and Entrepreneurship Development & Management

Name Designation Area of Expertise
Dr.A Mrunalini Associate Dean, Dean of Home Science Ergonomics & Consumer Studies
Dr.P.Radha Rani Professor Consumer Education
Dr.D.Ratna Kumari Professor Consumer Studies
Dr.V.Viyayalakshmi Associate Professor Interior Design

Academic Programmes

  • B.H.Sc -   Specialization in Interior and Exterior Space Design
  • M.Sc (H.Sc) - Family Resource Management
  • Ph.D - Family Resourse Management 
  1.  Entrepreneurship Development,
  2. Interior Decoration
  3.  Computer Aided Interior Design.


    Placement in Architectural firms/ Interior design firms/ Event management companies

Career Opportunities

  • Academic Professionals
  • Residential Interior Designers
  • Commerical Interior Space Designers
  • Free-lance Interior Space Design Consultant
  • Work station designers
  • CAD Professionals in Interior Design
  • Furniture designers 
  • Lightning Designers

  • Kitchen and bathroom designers
  • Colour consultants
  • Self-Entrepreneurs
  • Consumer product designers
  • Marketing Managers
  • Advertisement consultants
  • Consumer counselors
  • Employment in Government and Non-Governmental Institutions & Agencies
  • Event Palnners,Designers and Managers
  • Floral Craft Designers

Nodal Agency

The Department has been recognized as a Nodal Agency by the Department of Consumer Affairs, Food and Civil Supplies, Government of Andhra Pradesh in the year 2003 for implementing Consumer Education programmes in the state.

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