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Resource Management & Consumer Sciences

Staff Profile:

SALAPAKAM RENUKA M.Sc. (Home Science, Home Management) Ph.D. (Home Management - Economics)
VIJAYA NAMBIAR M. Sc.(Home Management) Ph. D. (Home Management )
ADURTHI MRUNALINI M. Sc. (H.Sc) (Home Management) M. Phil (FRM) Ph. D. (FRM)
MAHALAKSHMI V. REDDY M. Sc. (H.Sc-HomeMgt.) Ph.D. (H.Sc-FRM)
P. RADHA RANI M. Sc. (Home Management) Ph. D. (RMCS)
NEERAJA TELAPROLU M. Sc. (Home Management) Ph. D. (Home Management )


Resource Management & Consumer Sciences department offers academic programme in the fields of Dynamics of Management, Consumer Education, Ergonomics, Effective Space Management, Interior Design, Computer Aided Interior & Landscape Designing and Entrepreneurship Development.

Laboratories :

The department has well established and equipped laboratories such as

  • Housing and Space Management Studio
  • Interior Design Studio
  • Equipment Laboratory
  • Ergonomics Laboratory
  • Product designing Laboratory
  • Entrepreneurship Management
  • Laboratory
  • Fuel Energy Laboratory
  • Product testing laboratory
Students Practical Exposure to test the Electrical Equipment

Undergraduate Programme:

UG students opting Resource management and Consumer sciences as specialisation, interior designing will be offered as professional elective. The Interior Designing elective is a comprehensive, professional curriculum that prepares students to become professional interior designers who identify and create functional interiors. They prepare drawings and documents relative to the design of interior spaces in order to enhance and protect the health, safety and welfare of the people. Perform services relative to interior spaces, including design analysis, programming, space planning and aesthetics, using specialized knowledge of interior construction, equipment, materials and furnishings.


The curriculum areas includes

  • Design Drafting And Perspectives
  • Interior Materials And Finishes
  • Furniture & Furnishing
  • Lighting Environment
  • Flower Arrangement
  • Residential Space Design
  • Commercial Space Design
  • Functional Design For Special Needs
  • Landscape Gardening
  • CAD In Interior & Landscape Designing
  • Internship
Interior Design students gaining drawing skills- anhands on experience in Interior Designing at Interior Design Studio

Career Opportunities

  • Interior Designers In Interior Design &Architectural Firms
  • Interior Designers In Govt. & Non-Govt. Organisations
  • Interior Design Consultants and Practitioners Commercial Window Designers
  • Landscape Designers
  • Furniture Stylists
  • Computer Aided Interior & Landscape Designers
  • Event Designers

Under-Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship Development (One-year)

The main objective of this diploma is to equip the students with enterprise skills and knowledge to generate ideas on innovative products & services and commercialise them through the creation and development of an entrepreneurial venture. The In-plant training in Entrepreneurship Development in collaboration with NISIET & ALEAP provides a strong advantage for launching a successful career after graduation. Courses covered under this programme are -

  • Basics Of Entrepreneurship
  • Product Selection And Project Proposal
  • Support Systems For Enterprise Development
  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Management
  • Sales Management
  • Internship


Career opportunities:

  • Establish own enterprise
  • Employed in Govt. and Non-Govt. Institutions & agencies
  • Employed in Different media channels

Post Graduate Programme:

M. Sc - Resource Management & Consumer Sciences (Interior Design)

The Department offers M. Sc Programme in Interior design. It disseminates skill oriented knowledge and training to develop entrepreneurial ability through practical experience and imparts professional competence in the area of specialization. The curriculum deals on the areas such as -

  • Interior Architectural Styles
  • Ergonomics And Workstation Design
  • Furniture Design And Fabrication
  • Environmental Control Systems
  • Building Design And Energy Conservation
  • Residential Interior Design
  • Non-Residential Interior Design
  • Advanced CAD.

Ph. D in Resource Management & Consumer Sciences

The Ph. D curriculum is aimed to make the student a full-fledged professional in the areas of Consumer Sciences, Enterprise management and Ergonomics.

The areas of study are -

  • Consumer Issues & Challenges
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Consumer Product Designing
  • Product Testing And Evaluation
  • Consumer Guidance & Counseling
  • Consumer Aided Product Design
  • Financial Accounting & Management
  • Packaging, Labeling & Branding
  • Marketing Management
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Ergonomics And Body Mechanics
  • Ergonomics And Work Station Design
  • Occupational Biomechanics

Career Opportunities:

  • Academic Professionals
  • Free-lancer Interior Designers
  • Office and Industrial work station designers
  • CAD Professionals in Interior Design
  • Furniture designers and manufacturers
  • Kitchen and bathroom designers
  • Colour consultants
  • Self-Entrepreneurs
  • Consumer product designers
  • Marketing Managers
  • Advertisement consultants
  • Consumer counselors

The focus of research is in the areas of

  • Family Resource Development and Management
  • Family Dynamics and Decision Making
  • Family Financial Management
  • Housing Environment
  • Consumer Education
  • Gender Issues
  • Fabrication, Developing and transfer of Technologies
  • Fuel Consumption and Conservation
  • Space Planning and Management
  • Ergonomics and Work-Station Design
  • Ergonomic Evaluation of Home and Farm tools and Implements
  • Drudgery Index for Female Farm Workers
  • Drudgery reduction technologies for rural women

Certificate courses

The department offers certificate courses to provide career opportunities to out of school youth and housewives. These courses provide training to those candidates who are aiming at acquiring a specific skill in a short duration. The following courses are being of

Course Duration
Interior Decoration 6 Weeks
Flower Arrangement 10 Days
Entrepreneurship Development 10 Days


  • Department of Consumer Affairs, Food & Civil Supplies Govt. of A.P
  • Indian Institute of Interior Designers, Regional Chapter , Hyderabad
  • Interior Designing & Architectural Firms
  • National Institute for Agriculture Extension & Management (MANAGE)
  • National Academy of Agricultural Research & Management (NAARM)
  • National Institute of Small Industries Extension & Training (NISIET)
  • Association of Lady Entrepreneurs of Andhra Pradesh (ALEAP)
  • Non-conventional Energy Development Corporation (NEDCAP)
  • Consumer Organisations (Govt & Non-Govt)
  • All India Radio
  • Private Channels of Television

Nodal Agency:

The Department of Resource Management and Consumer Sciences 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 which is a very prestigious offer. The staff of Department of Resource Management and Consumer Sciences has developed educational material on various issues of Consumer education in the form of Reading Material, folders, posters and multimedia package in both English and Telugu. In order to facilitate detection of food adulteration by each and every consumer without any technical know-how, an adulteration kit for the detection of food adulterants has been developed. Training programmes on consumer education were conducted to the functionaries of Government Department's of Andhra Pradesh by using these materials.

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Department of Resource Management and Consumer Sciences as a Nodal Agency, celebrating the Rights Day at College of Home Science, Hyderabad Department of Resource Management and Consumer Sciences as a Nodal Agency Conducting Training programme to the functionaries of Government Department's of Andhra Pradesh.


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