The purpose of Home Science is the creation of an environment and outlook which will encourage, motivate and enable the common man to live a richer and more purposeful family life. Initially, it was considered that home science meant merely providing information on cooking and sewing. But in fact now it is the study of scientific principles application for the better management of a home.
Home making is an art and it has always been so. But the impact of science on daily life, every sphere of home and its management is significantly and appreciably affected by knowledge and application of scientific principles. Therefore , home science has emerged today as a perfect blend of arts and sciences. It can be said to be a study based on application in daily life of the basic science, the humanities and the fine arts. In other words, it is a body of systematized knowledge of organized experience of art and science that contributes towards buildings a happy home and family.