"The Highest Law of Love is Service"
This young progressive department was rechristened as Department of Community Resource Management in 1992. Being an inter-disciplinary field, it focuses at improving quality of life of the family as a unit as well as community at large. Multiple perspectives of the diverse focus areas help broaden the career scope of the specialization.
All courses offered by the Department aims at developing professional skills such as leadership, problem-solving and team dynamics as well as essential value-added skills. The Department encourages independent study and under-graduate research projects in current advances in relevant fields. It offers 1 – month internship program wherein students gain valuable experience and accomplishments that enhance their resume creating an added advantage.
The Department undertakes outreach programs, consultancy, organizes conferences, seminars, workshops and other training activities in the pertinent fields. It works in close collaboration with various industries, consumer organizations, academic and research institutions.
To build strong independent professional women with a deep sense of loyalty and commitment, by equipping them knowledge and skills in the areas of Ergonomics, Hospitality, Management, Interior Design and Community Work. To continually innovate and deliver a curriculum that is globally valuable, locally relevant and responsive to the changing time.
A student begins to love colours from the time she starts studying about Principles of Design. The foundation of the subject draws out the creativity of every girl from the first year itself. The same colour and design applications were actually seen by the CRM girls in their visit to Asian Paints Colour World, Bandra which was a delightful experience.
The Colour World is the Signature Store of Asian paints giving a complete experience of the genuine products. The digital journey guarantees a customer the feel of newest colours, textures and wallpapers
As part of Value Added Course “Work Station Design and Ergonomics “students are taken for field visit and one of the institute visited is CLI at Chunabhatti Mumbai.It is a daylong visit to the safety, Industrial Hygiene and the Environment Laboratory. Students also visit the Non Respiratory Protective device (NRTL) department.
These visits help students gain first-hand information regarding the functioning of the industry. Most important they learnt the do’s and don’ts of the industrial practice. Students benefit tremendously through minor ergonomics research conducted in these industries on posture analysis, shift system, environmental evaluation and stress.
Students get hand on experience to organize Informal event as part of Hospitality Electives.It is a learning experience and getting a practical knowledge about how to organize and manage an event.
The CRM market is a legacy that provides opportunity to entrepreneurial minds. Students work on different themes and set up an environment very much similar to our traditional HAAT BAZAAR.
At the first-year level Students get an opportunity to learnt how to plan, budget and organize a small event. They also learnt how to attract crowd for increased foot fall to the event. Students select their own theme such as Farmers Rejoice, Halloween, Carnival, Rainbow.
As part of practical component of Skills in Hospitality Industry students were given hand on experience to organize Cultural Fare which is an innovative teaching initiative by the department to give FY Students an opportunity to understand the vast topic on Indian Tourism.
Students (in groups of 4-5 ) were allotted slots to exhibit artifacts, places of tourist interests, cultural insights of an Indian State.
The curriculum is designed in such a way that students are given exposure to Workshops which is part of educational programme designed to teach or introduce practical skills, techniques or ideas.
Extension activities of our college are integrated with our academic Department of Community Resource Management is actively involves in Extension activities and community services targeting both urban slums of Mumbai city as well as rural villages in Raighgadh district and Kharasgaon targeting the underprivileged sectors of the society.
Apart from the routine curricular activities, the students are also involved in different extension activities. They organize and participate in different extension activities like AIDS awareness, Anti – Dowry programs, Awareness programmes on Health and Sanitation, child marriages, Importance of nutrients in diet, through Role plays, street plays, and Flash card presentations.
Awareness programme amongst children through puppet show topics covered Personal Health and Hygiene, Personal etiquette Celebration of International Breast Feeding Week in collaboration with ICDS.
Gyan Jyoti Community students conducting various sessions on "Housekeeping Operations".
Introduction to Housekeeping Operations, Importance of housekeeping in Hotels, Hospitals and other institutions, Career opportunities, Grooming and language skill, Cleaning procedures, Guestroom cleaning and Cleaning of other articles, Napkin folds, Table setting, Bed making.