Department of Home Economics


The Department of Home Economics was established in 1975 at LCWU with Nighat Shah as the first Head of the Department. At that time, this subject was offered only at the Intermediate level. Mrs. Anjum Mirza joined LCWU in 1977 as the next Head of the Department. Under her tenure, the subject was introduced at Bachelors level due to immense interest of the students. Initially the course outlined by the Punjab University was followed. After attaining charter, the course was revised and updated. 

In 2005, a four year degree program of BS (Hons.) in Home Economics was introduced under the directions of the Honorable Governor and HEC. The syllabus was developed in line with the recommendations of the National Committee for the revised curriculum of HEC. Mrs. Abida Tallat took charge as Head of the Department in 2008. The curriculum was updated in 2010 by the Board of Studies. 

Mrs. Ishrat Azhar took charge as head of the department in 2012. Under her supervision Board of Studies meeting was held on 8th June, 2012 to implement revised curriculum approved by HEC. 

Mrs. Yasmin Mudassar took charge as head of department on 4th October, 2018. After her retirement, Dr. Mehreen Ijaz took charge on 6th March, 2019.