Two books authored by Meghna Pandit were released at a function held at MP Deo Dharampeth Science College, here on Tuesday.
The books ‘The Basics of Public Health’ and ‘Laboratory Manual- Health Science & Hygiene and Public Health’ are very useful for the students of B Sc Home Science.
The book release function was a part of International Women’s Day celebration.
The books were launched by the hands of Dr Sadhana Rayalu Scientist NEERI, Advocate Ulhas Aurangabadkar President Dharampeth Education Society, Kekatpure Secretary Dharampeth Education Society, Dr Akhilesh Peshwe Principal Dharampeth MP Deo Science College, Dr Archana Kulkarni Vice Principal, Dr Vinaya Kashikar Vice-Principal MP Deo Science Junior College, Manju Deshpande HOD Home Science Department, and other dignitaries.
The faculty and staff of Home Science Department as well as of other Departments graced the occasion.
The books have been compiled specifically for the students of Semesters V and VI. Pandit has compiled the books keeping in mind the syllabi and difficulties faced by the students.
The practical manual has details of seven practicals for better understanding of the experiments, which also clears the concepts while going through theory on the same topic.
Meghna Pandit is an educator, an author, a speaker, and a health coach. She holds Masters degrees in Microbiology, as well in Dietetics & Food Service management. Pandit is a UGC-NET qualified and is pursuing her Doctorate degree. She is also a Certified Nutrigenomics Counsellor.In her career of 11 year Meghna combined her skills of microbiology and nutrition in several roles.
From teaching in schools and colleges to leading variety of seminars and webinars, campaigns and projects she is involved with a number of non-governmental organisations and works to advance the cause of good health and the differently abled.
Meghna is an active member of the Indian Dietetic Association and the Association of Diabetes Educators, as well as the Joint Secretary of the Nutrition Society of India’s Nagpur Chapter.