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A subject which is included in many all girls school and colleges (esp convent ) with the vision of producing responsible housewives (or "homemakers")
The subject generally concentrates on three core areas - human development (child care), foods and dietetics (cooking) and resource management (general home-making).

Modification of the subject 'Home Economics' for a science stream obsessed nation

Usage

Parent: My son scored 83% in Class 10th. PCM was not very good. He wants to take Home science. Is it okay if him to do?What are the opportunities in this field?
Student Counselor : Yes, why not? It gives him an opportunity bake a cake on your birthday.
Added 2011-09-10 by Behenjigaga