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Home Economics College

INTRODUCTION

The study of Home Economics as a distinct discipline was introduced in the country soon after the emergence of Pakistan. Initially, a separate department, devoted to the subject, was set-up in 1954 by the University of Peshawar, in collaboration with Colorado State University, USA. The department was later upgraded to College status in 1963. It is one of the four colleges in Pakistan devoted to the study of Home Economics, for developing a complete education programme for female students to meet the challenges of a free society. The institution equips young women with the specialized knowledge in the field of interior design, textile design, small business management, teaching, and research.

This field of study extends opportunities for pursuing careers in any of the above professions. Therefore, it has acquired a special significance in moulding the female generation, providing them with an opportunity to study a unique blend of both science and art related subjects. It also opens up future avenues for personal, professional and social enhancement.

Vision
“Ours Is The Privilege To Mould The Society”

Objectives

  • To provide up to date and modern education to the students.
  • To inculcate true appreciation of religious and Islamic values in the practical lives of the students.
  • To develop social sensibilities and prepare students to cope better with their various roles not only as individuals, but as family members and citizens of the state.
  • To develop a positive attitude towards life.
  • To gear women towards professional careers and a general socio-economic development.
  • To develop confidence in young women to realize the importance of their distinct role as nation builders.
  • To expose the students to the latest knowledge and technology to familiarize them with the advancements in the industrial sector.

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