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Focus areas

Adolescents, Health, Media and communication, Gender


Extension Education aims at empowering people by enabling them to utilize the available technology and resources. Extension Education has a crucial role in national development. Extension being the major thrust area of the department, the faculty and students actively participates in Community Development projects.

The Department lays emphasis on fieldwork in urban slum communities and exposure to rural communities. The Master’s programme prepares students for professional services in educational institutions as well as extension/community projects. The Diploma programme equips students to work in varied media organizations.

Our Goals

• To develop socially responsible professionals in Extension

• To undertake research and develop relevant database in
   emerging areas of Home Science.

• To link higher education with need based services for
   community development with special emphasis on women
   and children.

• To collaborate with industry, institutions, professional
   bodies for teaching, research, extension and consultancy
   for academic excellence.

Our Mission

Commitment to the cause of women’s empowerment through access to education, particularly higher education, through relevant courses in the formal and non-formal streams.

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PG Department of Extension Education,
Office of PG Departments of Home Science
SNDT Women's University
Sir Vithaldas Vidyavihar,
Santacruz (West),
Mumbai- 400 049

Head of Department
Dr. Mira K Desai (Additional Charge)

• Ph.D. in Extension Education
• M.Phil. Programme in Extension Education
• Masters in Extension Education
• M.A. in Media and Communication
• P.G. Diploma in Communication and Media

Teaching Faculty
• Dr. Mira K Desai (Professor and Hod (Additional Charge))