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Year Achievements
1932 Establishment of the college with 11 students under the directorship of Mrs. Hannah Sen offering one year Certificate Course in Home Science.
1933 Establishment of hostel with 60 students.
1936 Two year Diploma in Domestic Science, one year Diploma in Teaching and a Certificate in Needlework offered.
1938 The college moved to the current premises.
1950 The College became affiliated to the University of Delhi. B.Sc. in Home Science offered.
1952 One year programme of Bachelor in Education introduced: Exchange programme initiated with Sarah Lawrence and Briarchliff College U.S.
1953 Science Block built.
1955 Nursery School inaugurated by Rajkumari Amrit Kaur: Exchange programme instituted with the University of Tennessee in the U.S. for faculty.
1958 Masters degree in Foods and Nutrition introduced.
1959 Foods and Nutrition Block built.
1960 Library shifted to the new building.
1964 Masters degree in Rural Community Extension introduced.
1969 B.Sc. Home Science Honours degree introduced. Lady Irwin College Society (Regd.) established.

Master’s degree in Child Development introduced.

1972 Post-Graduate Diploma in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition introduced. Masters programme in Rural Community Extension restructured as Community Resource Management and Extension.
1981 Inception of inclusive education at the nursery school.
1982 Golden Jubilee of the college.
1983 Silver Jubilee of the Foods and Nutrition Department.
1985 University Grants Commission (UGC) sponsored the establishment of a Communication and Extension Cell under Department Research Scheme (DRS).
1987 Masters degree in Textiles and Clothing introduced.
1988 The Enabling Centre for children with special needs set up.
1990 Communication and Extension Cell upgraded by UGC as Department for Special Assistance (DSA).
1992 Diamond Jubilee of the College.
1997 Computerisation of the Library.
1998 Silver Jubilee of the Diploma in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition (DDPHN).
1999 The study abroad programme with the Michigan State University, College of Human Ecology, U.S.A., initiated.
2000 Celebrating the Millennium Woman : Literary and Fine Arts Fair.
2002 State-of-art Saroja Nutrition Studio inaugurated.
Golden Jubilee of the Education Department.
2003 College got ERNET connectivity through DU, RFID loop.
2004 Inauguration of Communication Laboratory: Initiation of Network link with Delhi University.
Inauguration of fully automated library.
The Babar Road, Main Gate and Delhi Metro Mandi House Station.
2005 Golden Jubilee of the Rajkumari Amrit Kaur Child Study Centre.
2006 Platinum Jubilee Year Nov. 2006-2007.
Renovation and Restoration of UG Hostel (Govt. of NCR grant).
Metro linkage to College.
2007 Introduced B.Ed. Special Education (MR).
Initiated revised M.Sc. Programme.
- M.Sc. Food & Nutrition
- M.Sc. Human Development and Childhood Studies.
- M.Sc. Fabric & Apparel Science
- M.Sc. Resource Management & Design Application
- M.Sc. Development Communication & Extension
- Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics & Public Health Nutrition

Platinum Jubilee International Conference, Epigenesis: Empowerment for Excellence in Home Science.
Lady Irwin College was identified as “Center for Advanced Studies”.
2008 Golden Jubilee of Department of Food & Nutrition.
National Environment Awareness Award from Khadi and Village Industries and
Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment.
2009 Infrastructure Expansion in College (DU infrastructure grant)
Renovation and Up-gradation of College Library (DU infrastructure grant)
Renovation and Up-gradation of PG Hostel (UGC grant)
2010 Silver Jubilee of Special Assistance Programme (SAP) supported by UGC.
40 years of Department of Human Development and Childhood Studies.
2011 Wi-Fi Connectivity in the College (DU).

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