Dr. Payal Mahajan

Assistant Professor
Nutrition & Health


Professional Biography

Dr. Payal Mahajan is an expert of human development and sociology. She has been teaching and pursuing research in on behavioral, social aspects associated with human development in addition to nutritional requirements.

Before joining G.D Goenka University she has worked with different colleges of Delhi and Gurgaon as Assistant Professors for more than 12 years.

She received her Master’s degree and PhD at University of Jammu, Jammu. She qualified UGC/NET in 2004.

Publications (from 2015)

Scholarly Journals
‘Role of gujjar women of gurugram (Haryana) in dairy activities’, International Journal of Home Science, 7(3), pp. 457-460. (Mahajan, P., 2017).

‘Fast food consumption & its impact on adolescents’, International Journal of Academic Research & Development, 3(2), pp. 556-559. (Mahajan, P., 2018).

‘Breast Feeding awareness among urban women (A comparative study of gurgaon & jammu)’, International Journal of Home Science, 4(1), pp. 245-248. (Mahajan, P., and Gupta, R., 2018).

‘Promoting personal hygiene among adolescent girls’, International Journal of Academic Research and Development, 3(1), pp. 1398-1400. (Mahajan, P., Sharma, S., and Singh, R., 2018).

‘Physical rehabilitation of functionally impaired children (10-15 years)’, International Journal of Academic Research & Development, 3(1), pp. 637-639. (Mahajan, P., 2018).

‘Perception and behaviour on use of sanitary napkins during menstruation among adolescent school goers of Gurgaon’, International Journal of Family and Home Science, 14(3), pp. 377-383. (Mahajan, P., 2018).

‘Food safety awareness, knowledge and practices among students of Gurugram’, International Journal of Applied Social Science, 5(8), pp. 1276-1283. (Mahajan, P., Gautam, Ojasvi.,Parmeet., Chutani, V., and Vinayak., 2018).

‘Attitude among students towards consumption of breakfast’, International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research, 4(4), pp. 1-5. (Mahajan, P., and Adhana, M., 2019).

‘Assessment of physical activity patterns of young adults attending fitness centres’, International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research, 4(5), pp. 1-8. (Mahajan, P., and Chauhan, G., 2019).

Research Monographs, Books and Book Chapters
Family Life Education: Perspective & Exhibition of Behaviour by Adolescents, Family & Educators, Readers Press, New Delhi, (Mahajan, P., 2019).

Contribution to the Profession and Awards

Life Member of A Quarterly Bilingual Indian Journal. Deliberate Journal, Firozabad, U.P, 2012.

Associate Editor of International Journal of Home Science, New Delhi, India, 2018.

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