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researcher , science educator

Purnima Shrivastava, Indian science educator, researcher. Recipient Merit scholarship U.P. Board, 1960, Merit scholarship Home. Economics Association Canada; Junior fellowship Indian Council of Agricultural Research, 1962, Indian Council Agricultural Research, 1965.


Shrivastava, Purnima was born on January 1, 1946 in Sitapur, India. Daughter of Girja Saran Lal and Janki Devi.


Bachelor of Science in Home Economics, University Allahabad, India, 1964. Master of Science in Home Science Extension, University Delhi, India, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Home Science, B.H.U., Varanasi, India, 1985.


Lecturer home science Agra (India) University, 1967-1974, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 1974-1985, reader home science, 1985-1993, professor, since 1993, head department home science, 1987-1991, 94—. Member expert on vocational education National Open School, New Delhi, India, 1993-1995. Member expert on framing of vocational curricular program National Open School/Min.

Education Government India, New Delhi. Member expert in home science subject U.P. State Secondary Education Selection Board, Allahabad, India. Member expert in home science subject Higher Education Service Commission, U.P. State, Allahabad.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Education, Nutrition and Child Development, 1991, Urban Women and Kitchen Gardening, 1995. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Indian Association for Women's Studies (life), Indian Public Health Association (life), Indian Adult Education Association (life), Home Science/Home Economics Association India (life).


  • Other Interests

    Knitting, embroidery, designing of garments.


Married Ramnath Lal Shrivastav, October 3, 1978. Children: Nidhi Lal, Samridhi Lal.

Girja Saran Lal

Janki Devi

Ramnath Lal Shrivastav

Nidhi Lal Shrivastava

Samridhi Lal Shrivastava