Who’s Who

Sh. Gurdeep Singh

Designation: Technical Officer Qualification: B.A. Contact No.: 0161-2313149 Email ID: sekhon_120[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in

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Mrs. Pragya Singh

Designation: Technical Assistant (Field Farm) Qualification: M.Sc. Biotechnology Contact No.: Email ID: pragyasingh2592[at]gmail[dot]com

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Dr. Sandeep Mann

Designation: I/c PME Cell & Pr. Scientist Qualification: Ph. D Contact No.: (O) 0161-2313119 Email ID: Sandeep.Mann[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in,sandeep_mann76[at]yahoo[dot]com

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Modified Atmosphere Storage. On farm handling & storage of Agriculture produce. seed processing, drying and dehydration of biomaterials. Expert system development

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Sh. Gurdeep Singh

Designation: Technical Officer Qualification: B.A. Contact No.: 0161-2313149 Email ID: sekhon_120[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in

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Sh. Vishal Kumar

Designation: Technical Officer Qualification: M.Sc. Contact No.: 0161-2313159 Email ID: vrohilla1974[at]gmail[dot]com

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Mrs. Pragya Singh

Designation: Technical Assistant (Field Farm) Qualification: M.Sc. Biotechnology Contact No.: Email ID: pragyasingh2592[at]gmail[dot]com

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Dr. R.K. Singh

Designation: Acting PC, AICRP on PEASEM Qualification: Ph.D, FIE, FHAS Contact No.: 0161-2313117,2301673 Email ID: director.ciphet[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in,pcapaldh[at]gmail[dot]com

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Plasticulture

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Er. Indore Navnath Sakharam

Designation: Scientist (AS&EC) on Study Leave Qualification: M.Tech. Contact No.: 0161-2313166 Email ID: navnathindore177[at]gmail[dot]com

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AS&EM

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Sh. Vishal Kumar

Designation: Technical Officer Qualification: M.Sc. Contact No.: 0161-2313159 Email ID: vrohilla1974[at]gmail[dot]com

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Sh. Yashpal Singh

Designation: Sr. Technical Assistant Qualification: B.A. Contact No.: (O) 01612313173 Email ID:

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Adminstrative Work

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Sh. Sanjay Gaur

Designation: UDC Qualification: M.A. (History) Contact No.: (O) 0161-2313118 Email ID: Sanjay.Gaur[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

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Administartion

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Dr. S.K. Tyagi

Designation: Acting PC, AICRP (PHET) & Pr. Scientist Qualification: Ph.D Contact No.: 0161-2313106 Email ID: phet.ciphet[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in,pcpht2012[at]yahoo[dot]com

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Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Tyagi (born on 2nd August 1970) did his schooling from Saint Joseph School, Meerut and Govt. Inter College, Roorkee. B.Tech (Chemical Technology) from H.B.T.I, Kanpur, M.E (Chemical Engineering) from I.I.T, Roorkee and Ph.D course work in Chemical Engineering from I.I.T, Delhi and then obtained his Ph.D on “Removal of phenolic compound by activated carbon and Regeneration of activated carbon” and D.Sc (Agricultural Chemistry) on the tropic “Development of an adsorbent for Removing colour

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Er. Akhoon Asrar Bashir

Designation: Scientist Qualification: M.Tech (NET) Contact No.: 0161-2313128 Email ID: akhoonasrar[at]gmail[dot]com

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Sh. Sanjay Gaur

Designation: UDC Qualification: M.A. (History) Contact No.: (O) 0161-2313118 Email ID: Sanjay.Gaur[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

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Dr. K.Narsaiah

Biosensors, Membrane bioprocessing
Research Papers 1) K.Narsaiah and G.P. Agarwal (2007). Transmission analysis in ultrafiltration of ternary protein mixture through a hydrophilic membrane. Journal of Membrane Science. 287: 9-18 2) K.Narsaiah and G.P. Agarwal (2006). Effect of salt concentration on fractionation of proteins using ultrafiltration. Journal of Agricultural Engineering. 43(3):118-121. 3) I.K. Sawhney and K. Narsaiah (2006) Fermenters and Bioprocess Control. Beverage and Food World, 33(3): 40-42. 4) K. Narsaiah. (2005) Microfiltration: a versatile unit operation for dairy, food and beverage industries. Beverage and Food World, 32(6): 45-47 5) K.Narsaiah. (2007)” Environmental Management in Dairy Processing Plant”. Indian Dairyman Vol 59 (5): 43-46. 6) D.R. Rai, K. Narsaiah D.K. Bharti, P.M.K . Reddy and S.S. Brar (2009). Modified atmosphere packaging of minimally processed cabbage (Brassica oleracea var capitata). Accepted for publication in Journal of Food Science and Technology. 7) Jha S N, Narsaiah K, Sharma A D, Singh Manpreet, Bansal S and Jhangra R K (2009). Quality parameters of mango and their determination techniques (review article). Accepted for publication in Journal of Food Science and Technology.

List of Publications of Dr. K. Narsaiah, Senior Scientist ( A.S.& P.E.)

1) Narsaiah K, SN Jha, RA Wilson, HM Mandge and MR Manikantan, RK Malik and Shilpa Vij (2012) Pediocin loaded nanoliposomes and hybrid alginate-nanoliposome delivery systems for slow release of pediocin. Bionanoscience (accepted) DOI: 10.1007/s12668-012-0069-y 2) Jha, S N., Jaiswal, P., Narsaiah K., Sharma R, Kumar R, Basedia A., Kaur P.P. (2012) Effect of cultivar, harvesting stage and storage period on the quality of mango during natural ripening. Indian Journal of Horticulture 69(4):578-585

3) M. S. Meena, S. N. Jha, KM Singh and K. Narsaiah (2012) Summative evaluation of Winter School of India National Agricultural Research System: Comparison with established models. Indian Journal of Social Research 53(4): 263-276.

4) Narsaiah K, SN Jha, RA Wilson, HM Mandge and MR Manikantan (2012) Optimizing microencapsulation of nisin with sodium alginate and guar gum. Journal of Food Science and Technology: DOI: 10.1007/s13197-012-0886-6

5) K. Narsaiah, S.N. Jha, P Jaiswal, Singh A K, Mansha Gupta and Bhardwaj R 2012. Estimation of total bacteria on mango surface by using ATP bioluminescence. Scientia Hortculturae 146: 159A533;163

6) K. Narsaiah, S.N. Jha, Rishi Bhardwaj, Rajiv Sharma, Kumar R. 2012. Optical biosensors for food quality and safety assurance – a review. Journal of Food Science and Technology 49(4):383A533;406

7) K. Narsaiah and S. N. Jha (2012). Nondestructive Methods for Quality Evaluation of Livestock Products. Journal of Food Science and Technology 49(3):342A533;348

8) Jha, S N., Jaiswal, P., Narsaiah K.,Mansha Gupta, Bhardwaj R and Singh A K., (2012). Non-Destructive prediction of sweetness of intact mango using near infrared spectroscopy. Scientia Hortculturae 138, 171-175

9) Jha, S.N., Jaiswal, P., Narsaiah, K., Bhardwaj, R., Kaur, P.P., Singh, A.K., Sharma, R., Kumar, R. (2012). Postharvest microbial diversity on major cultivars of Indian mangoes. Journal of Applied Horticulturae (accepted)

10) Jha, S N., Jaiswal, P., Narsaiah K., Singh A K., Kaur P P., R. Kumar, Sharma R and Bhardwaj R (2012). Prediction of sensory profile of mango using Textural Attributes during Ripening. Food and Bioprocess Technology. DOI: 10.1007/811947-011-0720-6

11) S.K. Devatkal, M. Manjunatha, K. Narsaiah, and RT Patil. Evaluation of quality characteristics of chicken meat emulsion/nuggets prepared by using different equipment. Journal of Food Science and Technology. (Accepted for publication). DOI: 10.1007/s13197-011-0518-6

12) Jha S. N., Jaiswal P., Narsaiah K., Kaur P. P., Kumar R. (2011). Textural properties of mango cultivars during ripening. Journal of Food Science and Technology (accepted for publication). DOI: 10.1007/s13197-011-0431-z

13) S.N. Jha, K. Narsaiah, A.L. Basediya, Rajiv Sharma, Pranita Jaiswal, Kumar R, Rishi Bhardwaj (2011) Measurement techniques and application of electrical properties for non destructive quality evaluation of foods. Journal of Food Science and Technology, 48(4):387/411

14) K. Narsaiah, S.N. Jha, S.K. Devatkal, A. Borah, D.B. Singh and J. Sahoo. 2011. Tenderizing effect of blade tenderizer and pomegranate fruit products in goat meat. Journal of Food Science and Technology 48(1):61/68

15) S.K. Devatkal, K. Narsaiah and A. Borah. 2011. The effect of Salt, Extract of Kinnow and Pomegranate Fruit By-Products on Colour and Oxidative Stability of Raw Chicken patties during Refrigerated Storage. Journal of Food Science and Technology 48(4):472-477

16) Jha, S.N., Jaiswal, P., Narsaiah, K., Bhardwaj, R., Sharma, R., Kumar, R., Basedia, A. (2010) Post-harvest Micro Flora on Major Cultivars of Indian Mangoes. Scientia Hortculturae 125 (2010): 617/621

17) S.K. Devatkal, K. Narsaiah and A. Borah. 2010. Antioxidant effects of pomegranate seed and rind powders in goat meat. Meat Science 85: 155/159

18) D.R. Rai, K. Narsaiah D.K. Bharti, P.M.K . Reddy and S.S. Brar (2009). Modified atmosphere packaging of minimally processed cabbage (Brassica oleracea var capitata). Journal of Food Science and Technology. 46(5), 436-439.

19) Jha S N, Narsaiah K, Sharma A D, Singh Manpreet, Bansal S and Jhangra R K (2009). Quality parameters of mango and their determination techniques. Journal of Food Science and Technology 47(1):1-14

20) K. Narsaiah, Suresh K Devatkal and Jagbir Rehal (2009). Post Harvest Engineering and Technological Interventions for Indian Meat Industry. Indian Food Industry 28(4):43-46 (July August)

21) K. Narsaiah and G.P. Agarwal (2007). Transmission analysis in ultrafiltration of ternary protein mixture through a hydrophilic membrane. Journal of Membrane Science. 287: 9-18

22) K. Narsaiah and G.P. Agarwal (2006). Effect of salt concentration on fractionation of proteins using ultrafiltration. Journal of Agricultural Engineering. 43(3):118-121.

23) HM Mandge, Narsaiah K, SN Jha, RA Wilson, and MR Manikantan (2012) Effect of process parameters and nozzle diameter on size of microcparticles prepared with two fluid glass nozzle. Crop improvement (Special Issue): 1183- 1184 24) RA Wilson, Narsaiah K, HM Mandge SN Jha, and MR Manikantan (2012) Controlled release of bactericin form hybrid hydrogel matrix. Crop improvement (Special Issue): 1293- 1294 25) I.K. Sawhney and K. Narsaiah (2006) Fermenters and Bioprocess Control. Beverage and Food World, 33(3): 40-42.

26) Monika Sharma, K.Narsaiah and RK Gupta, (2012) Encapsulation of food ingredients using liposomes: an overview, Indian Food Packer 66(5): 54-59

27) K. Narsaiah. (2005) Microfiltration: a versatile unit operation for dairy, food and beverage industries. Beverage and Food World, 32(6): 45-47

28) RA Wilson, Narsaiah K, HM Mandge (2012) Controlled release of functional ingredients in processed foods methods and applications of controlled release. Beverage and Food World (accepted).

29) K.Narsaiah. (2007) “Environmental Management in Dairy Processing Plant”. Indian Dairyman Vol 59 (5): 43-46.

30) Mk- ds- ujlbZ;k (2009) . ekal dh dkseyrk c 31) Monika Sharma, K.Narsaiah and RK Gupta, (2011), [kk| पदार्थों के सम्पुटन में लीपोसोम का उपयोग, d`f k izlaLdj.k niZ.k, vad 11: 22&24

32) K.Narsaiah, Robin A. Wilson, Harshad M Mandge (2012), प्रसंस्कृत [kk| पदार्थों में कार्यात्मक सामग्री का नियंत्रित रिहाई , d`f k izlaLdj.k niZ.k, vad 12: 33-35

33) K. Narsaiah, S. K. Devatkal and Dinesh Manikrao Rathod (2012), स्वच्छ एवं गुणवत्ता पूर्ण मांस उत्पादन, d`f k izlaLdj.k niZ.k, vad 12: 36-38

Books

34) K.Narsaiah (2012). Encapsulation of Nutraceuticals for Functional and Health Foods. In: RK Gupta, Sangita Bansal, Manisha Mangal (Eds.) Health Foods: Concept, Technology & Scope (ISBN 978-81-76222-265-5). Biotech Books, New Delhi, India: pp.647-667.

35) K.Narsaiah (Ed.) Microencapsulation: Theory and protocols (Training Manual). CIPHET, Ludhiana 48 pages

36) K.Narsaiah (2012). Microencapsulation for immobilization of food ingredients, microorganisms and enzymes. In: Mridula Devi, RT Patil and MR Manikantan (Eds.) Food Processing Technologies, Co-Product Utilization and Quality Assurance (ISBN 978-93-81226-16-2). Satish Serial Publishing House, New Delhi, India : pp.387- 402.

37) K. Narsaiah (Ed.) (2011) Microencapsulation Methods for Food and Biotechnological Applications (Training Manual). CIPHET, Ludhiana 41 pages

38) K. Narsaiah. (2006). Block 5 consisting of 4 units of IGNOU Course material for diploma in dairy technology as per details below:

Block 5 : Water supply and Dairy Effluent System (~100 pages) Unit 1 Tube well, water storage and supply Unit 2 Water quality, water treatment and purification Unit 3 Wastewater treatment, reuse and disposal Unit 4 Water conservation and rain water harvesting

39) R.T. Patil and K.Narsaiah (2009) English-Hindi Glossary of postharvest Engineering and Technology. Published by CIPHET, Ludhiana. 141 Pages

40) R.T. Patil, S.K. Nanda and K.Narsaiah 2009. Lekfjdk : xzkeh.k mUu;u esa d`f k izlaLdj.k m|ksx dh Hkwfedk (jk V h; laxks Bh). Published by CIPHET, Ludhiana. 37 Pages

41) S.K. Devatkal and K.Narsaiah (Ed.) (2009) Recent developments in post harvest processing and value addition to livestock produce. Winter School Published by CIPHET, Ludhiana. 189

42) S.N. Jha and K.Narsaiah (Ed.) (2008) Nondestructive and biosensing methods for food safety and quality assurance Winter School Published by CIPHET, Ludhiana. 202 Pages

43) H.S. Oberoi and K.Narsaiah (Ed.) (2008) Bioprocessing technologies in utilization of crop residues for production of enzymes and biofuesls. Winter School Published by CIPHET, Ludhiana. 187 Pages.

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Dr. Ramesh Chand Kasana

Designation: Pr. Scientist (Microbiology) Qualification: Ph.D Contact No.: Email ID: rameshkasana[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in

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Microbiology & Nanotechnology

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Dr. Rahul Kumar

Designation: Sr. Scientist (FS&T) Qualification: Ph.D (Food Technology) Contact No.: (O) 0161-2313167 Email ID: Rahul.Anurag[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

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Smt. Surya

Designation: Scientist (SS) Qualification: M.Sc. (Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology) Contact No.: 0161-2313194 Email ID: surya.kadian[at]gmail[dot]com

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Er. Akhoon Asrar Bashir

Designation: Scientist Qualification: M.Tech, NET Contact No.: (O) 0161-2313167 Email ID: akhoonasrar[at]gmail[dot]com

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Agricultural Structures and Environmental Management

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Dr. Bhupendra M Ghodki

Designation: Scientist Qualification: P.hD. Contact No.: (O) 0161-2313168 Email ID: bhupendra.ghodki[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Horticultural crop processing, Food packaging, Discrete element modeling, and Particle technology.

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Smt. Poonam

Designation: Scientist Qualification: Ph.D. (Biochemistry) Contact No.: Email ID: poonam.icar.gov.in, poonam.choudhary98[at]yahoo[dot]com

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Plant Biochemistry

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Dr. Thingujam Bidyalakshmi Devi

Designation: Scientist Qualification: Ph.D Contact No.: Email ID: bidyala[at]gmail[dot]com

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Food grains and oilseeds processing, byproduct utilization

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Sh. Ajay Kumar

Designation: Lower Division Clerk Qualification: 10+2 Contact No.: (O) 01612313110 Email ID: Ajay.kumar6[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

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Administrative Work

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Dr. Mridula Devi

Designation: Acting Head, FG&OP, Principal Scientist (F&N) Qualification: Ph.D Contact No.: (O) 0161-2313127 Email ID: drmridulabest123[at]gmail[dot]com

Research Interests:
Formulated nutritious products, functional foods, enriched/ fortified foods, pigeon pea processing, bengal gram processing for making value added traditional products, cereal and coarse cereal based value added products, extrusion processing, flaxseed processing, sunflower processing, mustard processing, vegetable products like beetroot shreds and powder, carrot shreds and powder, green chilli based products, potato powder.

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Dr. Rajesh Kumar Vishwakarma

Designation: Principal Scientist Qualification: Ph.D, ( Agril. Chemical Engg.) Contact No.: Email ID: rkvciphet[at]gmail[dot]com

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Processing of Guar, Oilseeds, Cerals & Litchi and valuation of Post Harvest Losses

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Dr. Manju Bala

Designation: Principal Scientist Qualification: Ph.D Biochemistry Contact No.: (O) 0161-2313144 Email ID: avimithi[at]gmail[dot]com

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Quality Analysis of Grains Oil Seeds & their products. Extraction of Bioactive compounds.

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Dr. Deepika Goswami

Designation: Sr. Scientist  Qualification: M.Sc. (FST) Contact No.: (O) 01612313171 Email ID: deepikagoswami@rediffmail.com

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Value addition of coarse cereals & millets by application of different technologies emphasis mainly being on baking.

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Er. Chandan Solanki

Designation: Scientist (On Study Leave) Qualification: M.Tech (Dairy Engineering) Contact No.: 0161-2313184 Email ID: chandan4uu12[at]gmail[dot]com

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Dr. (Smt.) Swati Sethi

Designation: Scientist Qualification: Ph.D (Food Technology) Contact No.: (O) 0161-2313144 Email ID: swati.fst[at]gmail[dot]com

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Er. Dhritiman Saha

Designation: Scientist (On Study Leave) Qualification: M.Tech (Dairy & Food Engg.) Contact No.: 0161-2313131 Email ID: dhriti.iitkgp[at]gmail[dot]com

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Design of Machines for Processing of Agricultural Produce

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Sh. Satwinder Singh

Designation: Sr. Technician Qualification: 10+1 Contact No.: (O) 01612313113 Email ID:

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Administration Work

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Dr. Pankaj Kumar

Designation: Scientist Qualification: Ph.D Contact No.: Email ID: pankaj10364[at]gmail[dot]com

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Cryogenic Grinding of spices, Extrusion processing of coarse cereals

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Dr. Guru P.N.

Designation: Scientist (Agril. Entomology) Qualification: M.Sc. (Agri), Ph.D. Contact No.: Email ID: gurupn5016[at]gmail[dot]com

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Storage Entomology

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Sh. Ajay Kumar

Designation: Lower Division Clerk Qualification: 10+2 Contact No.: (O) 01612313110 Email ID: Ajay.kumar6[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

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Administrative Work

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Sh. Sarup Singh

Designation: Sr. Technician Qualification: Contact No.: 0161-2313113 Email ID:

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Sh. Manoj Kumar

Designation: Technician Qualification: Metric Contact No.: (O) 0161-2313113 Email ID:

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Dr. D. N. YADAV

Designation: Pr. Scientist (FST) Qualification: Ph. D (Food Technology) Contact No.: (O) 0161-2313144 Email ID: dnyadav1977[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in

Research Interests:
Development of ready to eat, Instant food products based on cereals and pulses, Microwave / IR processing of Agricultural commodity, Studies on frozen foods, Soybean and peanut processing and utilization, utilization of deoiled cake as human food.

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Dr. Sandeep Mann

Designation: Pr. Scientist Qualification: Ph.D Contact No.: 0161-2313115 Email ID: sandeep_mann76[at]yahoo[dot]com

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Modified Atmosphere Storage. On farm handling & storage of Agriculture produce. seed processing, drying and dehydration of biomaterials. Expert system development

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Dr. Armaan U. Muzaddadi

Designation: Principal Scientist Qualification: B.F.Sc., M.F.Sc. (FRM), Ph. D (FRM) Contact No.: (O) 01612313130 Email ID: drarmaan[at]gmail[dot]com / dr.armaan@hotmail.com

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Fish Processing & Product Development, Fish Microbiology and Quality Control, Fish harvest & Post-harvest Engineering

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Dr. Ranjeet Singh

Designation: Pr. Scientist (APE) Qualification: Ph.D Contact No.: 0161-2313141 Email ID: Ranjeet.Singh[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

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MAP, Active Packaging

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Dr. Khwairakpam Bembem

Designation: Scientist Qualification: PhD (Home Science, Food & Nutrition) Contact No.: 0161-2313143 Email ID: khwairakpam.bembem[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Food Processing, Value Addition

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Dr. Renu Balakrishnan

Designation: Scientist Qualification: PhD (Agricultural Extension) Contact No.: 0161-2313143 Email ID: renubalakrishnan[at]gmail[dot]com, renu.balakrishnan[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Impact Assessment, Entrepreneneurship Development, Agribussiness

Major Research Accomplishments:
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Sh. Bhajan Singh

Designation: Sr. Technical Assistant (Fitter) Qualification: Graduate Contact No.: 0161-2313182 Email ID:

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Er. Dawange Sandeep Papatrao

Designation: Scientist Qualification: M.Tech (Processing & Food Engg.) Contact No.: Email ID: dawange.sandip[at]gmail[dot]com

Research Interests:
Packaging, Grain Processing

Major Research Accomplishments:
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Sh. S.S. Verma

Designation: Private Secretary Qualification: Graduate Contact No.: (O) 0161-2313116 Email ID: Sughar.Verma[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Administration Work

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Sh. Vikas Kumar

Sh. Vikas Kumar
Designation: Scientist (Fish Processing Technology) Qualification: M.F. Sc., D.E.M. Contact No.: Email ID: vikas.kumar5[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in;vikasfpt[at]gmail[dot]com

Research Interests:
Fish Process Technology, Fish Quality Assurance & Management

Major Research Accomplishments:
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Sh. Rajiv Sharma

Designation: Technical Officer Qualification: M.Tech Contact No.: (O) 01634-224024 Email ID:

Research Interests:
Management of records

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Sh. Ajay Kumar

Designation: Lower Division Clerk Qualification: 10+2 Contact No.: (O) 01612313110 Email ID: Ajay.kumar6[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Administrative Work

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Dr. Nachiket Kotwaliwale

Designation: Director, ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana Qualification: Ph.D Contact No.: (O) 01612313103 Email ID: director.ciphet[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in,nachiket.kotwaliwale[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

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Ms. Leena Kumari

Designation: Scientist Qualification: M.Sc. Contact No.: Email ID: leenakumari68[at]yahoo[dot]com

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Er. Yogesh Bhaskar Kalnar

Designation: Scientist (AS&PE)
Qualification: M.Tech. (Processing & Food Engg.)
Contact No.: 0161-2313146
Email ID: Kalnar.bhaskar[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in
yogeshkalnar2506[at]gmail[dot]com

Research Interests:
Agricultural Engineering, Food Engineering, Application of Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture, Machine Vision, Automation in Post-Harvest Operations of agricultural produce.

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE AND ACHIEVEMENTS

AWARDS/HONOURS/SCHOLARSHIPS LIKE -GOLD MEDAL, BEST THESIS, NTS, JRF ETC.
Awarded NETAJI SUBHAS – ICAR INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP for the year 2021-22 to carry out Ph.D. at Department of “Horticultural Engineering”, Leibniz-Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB), with registration at Technical University Berlin, Germany.
Cleared and awarded IARI-Doctoral Research Fellowship with All India 2nd rank, in the discipline of processing and food engineering. (Year 2014)
Best Technology award for portable UViC system for the year 2020 from ICAR-CIPHET Ludhiana
“Best Employee Award” for the year 2018 in the category “ Scientist best in Extension Activities” at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana
NET: Qualified and awarded ICAR-NET (National Eligibility Test) Examination year 2014
ARS: Qualified Agricultural Research Service (ARS Examination year 2014) conducted by ASRB, and joined as scientist, FOCARS Batch-103rd, from 1st Jan 2016
RESEARCH/TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
LIST OF COMPLETED AND ONGOING PROJECTS:

1. Name of the project: Development of Automatic Sorter/ Grader for Pomegranate and Tomato.

Duration: April 2017 to September 2021
PI/ Co-PI: PI
Funding agency: ICAR-CIPHET
Output: Automatic Sorter/ Grader machine for Pomegranate and Tomato.

2. Name of the project: Development of Photoreactor for Ethylene Degradation During Storage of Banana and Guava

Duration: October 2020 to September 2023
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: ICAR-CIPHET
Output: Modular system for ethylene management in storage as well as transport systems

3. Name of the project: Development of smart device for automatic detection and identification of insects in stored grains using machine vision technology

Duration: April 2019 to March 2021
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: ICAR-CIPHET
Output: Device which detects insects in the sample and give results either sample is infested or not

4. Name of the project: Trial on Storage Losses in the Newly Constructed Warehouse and Conventional Warehouses. (Externally funded)

Duration: Oct 2018-Jan 2019
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: Central Warehouse Corporation (CWC)
Output: Temperature and humidity profiling and comparable data on reasons of storage losses for the existing storage godowns.

5. Name of the project: Processing and Value Addition of Agricultural Produce for Enhancing Farmers Income and Employment in Production Catchment. (Externally funded)

Duration: Feb 2018-March 2022
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: ICAR (Farmer FIRST Program)
Output: Established agro-processing modules (Dal Mill, Pulveriser for spices grinding, Wheat mill, cling film wrapping machine, mini rice mill, Oil expeller, Destoner, cleaner and grader), Honey processing Unit, Chemical free jaggery production Unit in the production catchment for doubling the farmer’s income.

6. Name of the project: Non-Chemical management of stored-grain moths using flexible light-trap. (Externally funded)

Duration: Oct 2020 to Sept 2023
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST)
Output: Management strategy for stored-grain moths using flexible light-trap

7. Name of the project: Network Program on Precision Agriculture: Assessing post-harvest quality and grading of agri-produces for efficient management of storage and post-harvest operations (NePPA) (Externally funded)

Duration: August 2021-2026
PI/ Co-PI: CC-Co-PI
Funding agency: ICAR
Output: Precise storage management and quality assessment tools/gadgets for fruits and vegetables.

8. Name of the project: “IoT-Based Real-Time Intelligent Monitoring and Controlling System for Cold Storage”

Duration: April 2021 to March 2023
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: ICAR-CIPHET
Output: Real-Time Intelligent Monitoring and Controlling System for cold chain

9. Name of the project: Performance evaluation of X- ray based fruit fly scanning machine (Consultancy project)

Duration: 1 month
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: Indian Gherkins Exporters Association (IGEA) Bengaluru
Output: Protocol for performance evaluation of the X-ray machine for fruits. Techno-economic assessment of the X-ray fruit fly scanning machine.

10. Name of the project: “Vision guided AI enabled robotic apple harvester” under the national program on electronics and ICT application in agriculture and environment (AgriEnics) (Externally funded)

Duration: 2 years (Feb 2022- March 2024)
PI/ Co-PI: CC-PI
Funding agency: MeitY, Govt. of India.
Output: Robotic system for Apple harvesting, Data set for the Apples

11. Name of the project: Performance Testing of Artificial Intelligence based MATT-Grain Quality Analyser (Consultancy project)

Duration: 6 months (March 2021 – August 2021)
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: Nebulaa Innovations Private Limited, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Output: Test protocol, Test report on AI based system and suggestions/advice for system modification.

12. Name of the project: Confidential Test Report on performance of ‘Optical Fruit Grading Machine’ (Consultancy project)

Duration: 6 months
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: Zentron Labs Pvt. Ltd., No. 16, PSS Plaza Gr. Floor, New Thippasandra Main Rd, HAL 3rd Stage, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560075
Output: Test Report on performance of ‘Optical Fruit Grading Machine’ and test protocols for testing of optical grading machines.

13. Name of the project: Confidential Test Report on computer vision-based physical grain analyzer, NIR based chemical assessment device and capacitance-based moisture meter (AgNext) (Consultancy project)

Duration: 1 month
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: AgNext Technologies Pvt. Ltd.., /Surya Telecom Pvt. Ltd.
Output: Confidential test report on performance of on computer vision-based physical grain analyzer, NIR based chemical assessment device and capacitance-based moisture meter and test protocols.
RESEARCH ACTIVITIES/DIVISIONAL ACTIVITIES
Development of temperature and relative humidity measurement device for real time monitoring of spray chilling process.
Design and development of smart solar dryer: Including phase change material, load cells for continuous monitoring of reduced weight by drying and automatic control system.
No-Touch Automatic Dispenser for hand sanitization developed by ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana as a PI
Development of portable smart ultraviolet-c disinfection system (UViC) as a Co-PI
DETAILS OF DEVICES/INSTRUMENTS DEVELOPED IN PAST.
Working Model of automatic sorter system based on color. Reference: ICAR-CIPHET Annual report 2017-18 pp:12-13
Working Model of automatic sorter system based on the weight of the product. Reference: ICAR-CIPHET Annual report 2017-18 pp-13
No-touch automatic sanitizer dispenser system. Reference link: https://www.icar.org.in/content/icar-ciphet-ludhiana-develops-touch-free-automatic-dispenser-hand-sanitization
Portable Smart Ultraviolet-C Disinfection System” (UViC). Reference link: https://www.icar.org.in/content/icar-ciphet-ludhiana-develops-%E2%80%9Cportable-smart-ultraviolet-c-disinfection-system%E2%80%9D-uvic
Data logger with GSM to get data remotely. Reference. ICAR-CIPHET Annual report 2017-18 pp14
Development of pomegranate and tomato classifier (size, color, and defect) based on image processing and machine vision.
Storage Insect detection cum counting system based on machine vision. Reference: ICAR-CIPHET Annual report 2019 pp:71
TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
Adjunct Professor, College of Renewable Energy and Environmental Engineering, SDAU Sardarkrushinagar, Dantiwada, Gujarat. Duration: 21/ 08/ 2013 to 15/07/ 2014 (1 year)
Guest Lecturer, College of Renewable Energy and Environmental Engineering, SDAU Sardarkrushinagar, Dantiwada, Gujarat.      Duration: 07/08/ 2012 to 20/08/2013 (1 year)
Lecturer M-tech Scholar, College of Polytechnic in Agro-processing, Junagadh Agriculture University, Junagadh                              Duration: 22/01/ 2011 to 29/05/2012 (1.4 year)
PUBLICATIONS
Yogesh Bhaskar Kalnar, Sandeep P. Dawange, Sandeep Mann, Bhupendra M. Ghodki and Th. Bidyalakshmi Devi (2022). Development of Sensor-based Automatic Colour Sorting System for Tomato. Journal of Agricultural Engineering (JAE), Vol. 59 (1); pp 47-60. doi:10.52151/jae2022591.1764
Bidyalakshmi Devi Th and Kalnar YB. 2021. Design Consideration of Smart Solar Dryer for Precision Drying. Journal of AgriSearch. 8(2): 135-138
Ghodki B.M., Srihari G., Dukare A.S., Kannaujia P.K., Kalnar Y.B., & Vishwakarma R.K. (2021). Potential Utilization of Guar Straw and Wood Wool in Controlling Relative Humidity and Temperature of Storage Environment.  Journal of Food Process Engineering, 44(2), e13618 (NAAS Rating 7.70).
Chavan P, Sidhu G K, Kalnar Y, and Raleng Performance and techno-economic viability of water-cooled thermoelectric refrigeration system for storage-cum-transportation of fruits and vegetables. Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa and Latin America (AMA) (ISSN: 00845841). (Accepted for publication.)
Nileshwari Yewle, Kishore Swain, Sandeep Mann, V. Chandrasekhar and Yogesh Kalnar (2019).  Effect of polishing on chemical and engineering properties of yellow and black turmeric. Ann.  , 8(2):85-92. NAAS Rating: 5.81
M. ARYA, S. CHANDRA, Y.B. KALNAR* and S. SINGH, 2015. Effect of pre-treatments (blanching and soaking) on potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) French fries. Green Farming Vol. 6 (6): 1-4; November-December 2015 NAAS Rating: 4.38
C. BALANI, Y.B. KALNAR*, D.M. VYAS and S.H. SUTHAR, 2014. Extraction of oleoresin from rotten onion by supercritical CO2 extraction method. Green Farming Vol. 5 (4): 648-652. NAAS Rating: 4.38
N. DESAI, S.H. SUTHAR and Y.B. KALNAR*, 2014. Study on physico-chemical properties of essential oil from dill seed (Anethum Graveolens L.). Green Farming Vol. 5 (6): 1073-1075 NAAS Rating: 4.38

Ms. Shaghaf Kaukab

Designation: Scientist Qualification: M.Tech (AS&PE) Contact No.: Email ID: shaghaf.kaukab[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
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Sh. S.S. Verma

Designation: Private Secretary Qualification: Graduate Contact No.: (O) 0161-2313116 Email ID: Sughar.Verma[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Administration Work

Major Research Accomplishments:
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Ms. Thongam Sunita Devi

Designation: Scientist Qualification: M.Tech. (AS&PE) Contact No.: Email ID: thongam.devi[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

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Dr. Ramesh Kumar

Designation: Acting Head, HCP & Pr. Scientist Qualification: Ph. D.(Horticulture) Contact No.: (O) 01634-224024 Email ID: rkjangra7[at]gmail[dot]com

Research Interests:
Post Harvest Management & Processing of fruits

Major Research Accomplishments:
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Sh. Mahesh Kumar Samota

Designation: Scientist Qualification: M.Sc. (Plant Biochemistry) Contact No.: Email ID: mahesh.samota[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

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Sh. Pawan Kumar

Designation: Assistant Administrative Officer Qualification: B.A Contact No.: (O) 01634-224024 Email ID: pawanciphet[at]gmail[dot]com

Research Interests:
Working in establishment section

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Sh. Rajesh Kumar

Designation: Assistant Chief Tech. Officer (Field Farm) Qualification: M.Sc. (Botany) Contact No.: (O) 01634-224024 Email ID:

Research Interests:
To assist in maintenance of farm activities including Crop production, maintenance of revenue as well as Farm records

Major Research Accomplishments:
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Sh. Prithvi Raj

Designation: Assistant Chief Tech. Officer (Field Farm) Qualification: M.Sc. (Botany) Contact No.: (O) 01634 – 224024 Email ID:

Research Interests:
To assist in data analyses in laboratory

Major Research Accomplishments:
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Dr. Rupender Kaur

Designation: Ph.D.(Home Sc. Ext. & Communication Management) Qualification: SMS (T-6) (Home Science) Contact No.: (O) 01634-224024 Email ID: rupinder.kaur[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Value addition and dairy farming practices

Major Research Accomplishments:

R & D:
“Dairy farming practices for farm women”.
Medicinal qualities of Mustard oil.
Health benefits of lemon peel.
Small scale entrepreneurial development

Training effectiveness
Conducted 84 FLDs on drudgery reduction of farm women
Conducted 400 FLDs on Poshan Vatica for nutritional security of farm families
Delivered 170 lectures as a expert
Conducted 122 trainings for farmers and farm women and extension functionaries
Delivered radio talk — 6
TV talk:- 8
Conducted 15 exhibitions
Membership of 26 committees
Membership of 8 societies

Awards:
Received Award for writing in Hindi at DRMR on Foundation day of ICAR-DRMR, Bharatpur 2016.

Received Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research Award in National Conference on Global Research Initiatives for Sustainable Agriculture and Allied Sciences (GRISAAS) during 12-13 Dec.2015 held at Ramata Vijayarae Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya Gwalior (M.P.) organized by SSDAT, Meerut.

Received first award for poster on small scale processing in National Seminar organized by ISEE, New Delhi at SKRAU, Bikaner during 14- 16 Nov. 2019.

Training:

Patents, Technology, Methodology, Genetic Stock, Variety, etc.:

Publications:
Book in Hindi on FAL Sabji Parirakshan
Folder- 16
Popular Article- 23
Research Papers-12
Manual/Technical Reports-2
Book Chapters- 8
e-booklet on dairy farming

Sh. Mohan Lal

Designation: Assistant Qualification: 10+2 Contact No.: (O) 01634-224024 Email ID: Mohan.lal3[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Working in Purchase & Stores

Major Research Accomplishments:
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Sh. Devinder Kumar

Designation: Sr. Technical Assistant (Fitter) Qualification: 10+2 pass & Apprentice in Fitter Contact No.: (O) 01634-224024 Email ID: devinderkumar145@rediffmail.com

Research Interests:
To assist in data analysis & fabrication of tools

Major Research Accomplishments:
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Mr. Ganpat Ram

Designation: Sr. Technical Assistant (Driver) Qualification: Middle Contact No.: (O) 01634-224024 Email ID:

Research Interests:
Maintenance & driving of institute

Major Research Accomplishments:
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Mr. Pawan Kumar

Designation: Sr. Technical Assistant (Electrician) Qualification: 10+2 & I.T.I. in Electrical Contact No.: (O) 01634-224024 Email ID:

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Mr. Dalu Ram

Designation: Sr. Technical Assistant (Fitter) Qualification: Matric & I.T.I. in Fitter Contact No.: (O) 01634-224024 Email ID:

Research Interests:
To assist in fabrication work & maintenance in estate

Major Research Accomplishments:
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Sh. Surinder Kumar

Designation: S.S.S. Qualification: Middle Contact No.: (O) 01634-224024 Email ID:

Research Interests:
To assist in dispatch and bringing institute dak

Major Research Accomplishments:
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Sh. R.C. Meena

Designation: Chief Administrative Officer Qualification: M.Com. Contact No.: 0161-2313219 Email ID: cao.ciphet[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in,ramesh.meena1[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Administrative

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Sh. B.C. Katoch

Designation: Administrative Officer Qualification: Metric Contact No.: 0161-2313220 Email ID: Balwant.Katoch[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Administrative work

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Sh. Kunwar Singh

Designation: Asstt. Admn. Officer Qualification: B.A Contact No.: (O) 0161-2313152 Email ID: Kunwar.Singh[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Administrative Work

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Sh. Avtar Singh

Designation: Asstt. Admn. Officer Qualification: 10+2 (Stenography) Contact No.: 01612313142 Email ID: Avtar.Singh2[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Administartion Work

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Sh. Manni Lal

Designation: Finance & Accounts Officer Qualification: M.A. English Contact No.: (O) 01612313150 Email ID:

Research Interests:
Audit and Accounts

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Sh. Permod Sharma

Designation: Finance & Accounts Officer
Qualification: B.com, MCA
Contact No.: (O) 01612313163
Email ID: permod.sharma[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Audit and Accounts

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Sh. Avtar Singh

Designation: Asstt. Admn. Officer Qualification: 10+2 (Stenography) Contact No.: 01612313142 Email ID: Avtar.Singh2[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Administartion Work

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Sh. Tarsem Singh

Designation: Assistant Qualification: B.A Contact No.: (O) 01612313151 Email ID: Tarsem.Purba[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Administartion work

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Sh. Pardeep Kumar

Designation: Sr. Technical Assistant Qualification: B.Sc. (Agril.) Contact No.: (O) 01612313151 Email ID: Pradip.Kumar[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Adminstrative Work

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Sh. Iqbal Singh

Designation: Assistant Qualification: 10+2 and Diploma Holder (Elect.Eng Contact No.: 0161-2313151 Email ID: Iqbal.Singh[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Administrative Work

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Sh. B.C. Katoch

Designation: Administrative Officer Qualification: Metric Contact No.: 0161-2313220 Email ID: Balwant.Katoch[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Administrative work

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Sh. Ashwani Kumar

Designation: Assistant Qualification: Matric Contact No.: (O) 01612313155 Email ID: Ashwani.Kumar3[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Adminstrative Work

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Sh. Rajinder Kumar Raheja

Designation: Upper Division Clerk Qualification: B.A. Contact No.: 0161-2313164 Email ID: Rajiender.Kumar[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

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Smt. Sunita Rana

Designation: Upper Division Clerk Qualification: B.A. Contact No.: 0161-2313147 Email ID: Sunita.rana[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Clerical Work

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Sh. Kunwar Singh

Designation: I/c Establishment & Asstt. Admn. Officer Qualification: B.A Contact No.: O) 01612313152 Email ID: Kunwar.Singh[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Administrative Work

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Smt. Jasvir Kaur

Designation: Assistant Qualification: 10+2 Contact No.: (O) 01612313213 Email ID: Jasvir.Kaur[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Administration Work

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Sh. Gurdial Singh

Designation: Assistant Qualification: 10+2 Contact No.: (O) 01612313213 Email ID: Gurdial.Singh[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Administrative work

Major Research Accomplishments:
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Sh. Avtar Singh

Designation: DDO & Asstt. Admn. Officer Qualification: 10+2 (Stenography) Contact No.: 01612313142 Email ID: Avtar.Singh2[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Administartion Work

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Sh. R.K. Yadav

Designation: UDC Qualification: 10+2 Contact No.: (O) 01612313153 Email ID: Ram.Yadav1[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Administration

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Sh. Sukhbir

Designation: SSG-I Qualification: Middle Contact No.: 01612313153 Email ID:

Research Interests:
Peon

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Dr. Bhupendra M Ghodki

Designation: I/c AKMU & Scientist Qualification: Ph.D Contact No.: 0161-2313156,2313168 Email ID: bhupendra.ghodki[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Horticultural crop processing, Food packaging, Discrete element modeling, and Particle technology.

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Smt. Sonia Rani

Designation: Sr. Technical Assistant Qualification: B.A., Diploma in Computer Science Contact No.: 0161-2313160 Email ID: sonia.rani[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
I.T.

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Er. Sandeep P Dawange

Designation: I/c Workshop & Scientist Qualification: M.Tech (Processing & Food Engg.) Contact No.: 0161-2313148,2313196 Email ID: dawange.sandeep[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Packaging, Grain Processing

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Jaswinder Singh

Designation: Sr. Technical Assistant Qualification: Higher Secondary, I.T.I Contact No.: 0161-2313196 Email ID:

Research Interests:
Fabrication, modification and repair of equipments, other maintenance work

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Sh. Jaswant Singh

Designation: Sr. Technical Assistant (Welder) Qualification: Matric, MTI, CTI (Instructor Course) Contact No.: 0161-2313196 Email ID:

Research Interests:
Fabrication, modification and repair of equipments, other maintenance work

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Sh. Hardeep Singh

Designation: Sr. Technical Assistant (Turner) Qualification: Matric ITI Contact No.: (O) 01634-224024 Email ID:

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Sh. Lakhwinder Singh

Designation: Sr. Technical Assistant (Fitter) Qualification: Matric, ITI Contact No.: (O) 01612313158 Email ID: lakhwinder197410@yahoo.in

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Drive Civil & Maintenance work in CIPHET CampusMaintain CIPHET Generator Set

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Sh. Jagtar Singh

Designation: Sr. Technical Assistant Qualification: 10+1 (Medical) Contact No.: (O) 01612312200 Email ID:

Research Interests:
Electrical Maintenance

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Er. Yogesh Bhaskar Kalnar

Designation: Scientist (AS&PE)
Qualification: M.Tech. (Processing & Food Engg.)
Contact No.: 0161-2313146
Email ID: Kalnar.bhaskar[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in
yogeshkalnar2506[at]gmail[dot]com

Research Interests:
Agricultural Engineering, Food Engineering, Application of Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture, Machine Vision, Automation in Post-Harvest Operations of agricultural produce.

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE AND ACHIEVEMENTS

AWARDS/HONOURS/SCHOLARSHIPS LIKE -GOLD MEDAL, BEST THESIS, NTS, JRF ETC.
Awarded NETAJI SUBHAS – ICAR INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP for the year 2021-22 to carry out Ph.D. at Department of “Horticultural Engineering”, Leibniz-Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB), with registration at Technical University Berlin, Germany.
Cleared and awarded IARI-Doctoral Research Fellowship with All India 2nd rank, in the discipline of processing and food engineering. (Year 2014)
Best Technology award for portable UViC system for the year 2020 from ICAR-CIPHET Ludhiana
“Best Employee Award” for the year 2018 in the category “ Scientist best in Extension Activities” at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana
NET: Qualified and awarded ICAR-NET (National Eligibility Test) Examination year 2014
ARS: Qualified Agricultural Research Service (ARS Examination year 2014) conducted by ASRB, and joined as scientist, FOCARS Batch-103rd, from 1st Jan 2016
RESEARCH/TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
LIST OF COMPLETED AND ONGOING PROJECTS:

1. Name of the project: Development of Automatic Sorter/ Grader for Pomegranate and Tomato.

Duration: April 2017 to September 2021
PI/ Co-PI: PI
Funding agency: ICAR-CIPHET
Output: Automatic Sorter/ Grader machine for Pomegranate and Tomato.

2. Name of the project: Development of Photoreactor for Ethylene Degradation During Storage of Banana and Guava

Duration: October 2020 to September 2023
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: ICAR-CIPHET
Output: Modular system for ethylene management in storage as well as transport systems

3. Name of the project: Development of smart device for automatic detection and identification of insects in stored grains using machine vision technology

Duration: April 2019 to March 2021
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: ICAR-CIPHET
Output: Device which detects insects in the sample and give results either sample is infested or not

4. Name of the project: Trial on Storage Losses in the Newly Constructed Warehouse and Conventional Warehouses. (Externally funded)

Duration: Oct 2018-Jan 2019
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: Central Warehouse Corporation (CWC)
Output: Temperature and humidity profiling and comparable data on reasons of storage losses for the existing storage godowns.

5. Name of the project: Processing and Value Addition of Agricultural Produce for Enhancing Farmers Income and Employment in Production Catchment. (Externally funded)

Duration: Feb 2018-March 2022
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: ICAR (Farmer FIRST Program)
Output: Established agro-processing modules (Dal Mill, Pulveriser for spices grinding, Wheat mill, cling film wrapping machine, mini rice mill, Oil expeller, Destoner, cleaner and grader), Honey processing Unit, Chemical free jaggery production Unit in the production catchment for doubling the farmer’s income.

6. Name of the project: Non-Chemical management of stored-grain moths using flexible light-trap. (Externally funded)

Duration: Oct 2020 to Sept 2023
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST)
Output: Management strategy for stored-grain moths using flexible light-trap

7. Name of the project: Network Program on Precision Agriculture: Assessing post-harvest quality and grading of agri-produces for efficient management of storage and post-harvest operations (NePPA) (Externally funded)

Duration: August 2021-2026
PI/ Co-PI: CC-Co-PI
Funding agency: ICAR
Output: Precise storage management and quality assessment tools/gadgets for fruits and vegetables.

8. Name of the project: “IoT-Based Real-Time Intelligent Monitoring and Controlling System for Cold Storage”

Duration: April 2021 to March 2023
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: ICAR-CIPHET
Output: Real-Time Intelligent Monitoring and Controlling System for cold chain

9. Name of the project: Performance evaluation of X- ray based fruit fly scanning machine (Consultancy project)

Duration: 1 month
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: Indian Gherkins Exporters Association (IGEA) Bengaluru
Output: Protocol for performance evaluation of the X-ray machine for fruits. Techno-economic assessment of the X-ray fruit fly scanning machine.

10. Name of the project: “Vision guided AI enabled robotic apple harvester” under the national program on electronics and ICT application in agriculture and environment (AgriEnics) (Externally funded)

Duration: 2 years (Feb 2022- March 2024)
PI/ Co-PI: CC-PI
Funding agency: MeitY, Govt. of India.
Output: Robotic system for Apple harvesting, Data set for the Apples

11. Name of the project: Performance Testing of Artificial Intelligence based MATT-Grain Quality Analyser (Consultancy project)

Duration: 6 months (March 2021 – August 2021)
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: Nebulaa Innovations Private Limited, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Output: Test protocol, Test report on AI based system and suggestions/advice for system modification.

12. Name of the project: Confidential Test Report on performance of ‘Optical Fruit Grading Machine’ (Consultancy project)

Duration: 6 months
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: Zentron Labs Pvt. Ltd., No. 16, PSS Plaza Gr. Floor, New Thippasandra Main Rd, HAL 3rd Stage, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560075
Output: Test Report on performance of ‘Optical Fruit Grading Machine’ and test protocols for testing of optical grading machines.

13. Name of the project: Confidential Test Report on computer vision-based physical grain analyzer, NIR based chemical assessment device and capacitance-based moisture meter (AgNext) (Consultancy project)

Duration: 1 month
PI/ Co-PI: Co-PI
Funding agency: AgNext Technologies Pvt. Ltd.., /Surya Telecom Pvt. Ltd.
Output: Confidential test report on performance of on computer vision-based physical grain analyzer, NIR based chemical assessment device and capacitance-based moisture meter and test protocols.
RESEARCH ACTIVITIES/DIVISIONAL ACTIVITIES
Development of temperature and relative humidity measurement device for real time monitoring of spray chilling process.
Design and development of smart solar dryer: Including phase change material, load cells for continuous monitoring of reduced weight by drying and automatic control system.
No-Touch Automatic Dispenser for hand sanitization developed by ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana as a PI
Development of portable smart ultraviolet-c disinfection system (UViC) as a Co-PI
DETAILS OF DEVICES/INSTRUMENTS DEVELOPED IN PAST.
Working Model of automatic sorter system based on color. Reference: ICAR-CIPHET Annual report 2017-18 pp:12-13
Working Model of automatic sorter system based on the weight of the product. Reference: ICAR-CIPHET Annual report 2017-18 pp-13
No-touch automatic sanitizer dispenser system. Reference link: https://www.icar.org.in/content/icar-ciphet-ludhiana-develops-touch-free-automatic-dispenser-hand-sanitization
Portable Smart Ultraviolet-C Disinfection System” (UViC). Reference link: https://www.icar.org.in/content/icar-ciphet-ludhiana-develops-%E2%80%9Cportable-smart-ultraviolet-c-disinfection-system%E2%80%9D-uvic
Data logger with GSM to get data remotely. Reference. ICAR-CIPHET Annual report 2017-18 pp14
Development of pomegranate and tomato classifier (size, color, and defect) based on image processing and machine vision.
Storage Insect detection cum counting system based on machine vision. Reference: ICAR-CIPHET Annual report 2019 pp:71
TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
Adjunct Professor, College of Renewable Energy and Environmental Engineering, SDAU Sardarkrushinagar, Dantiwada, Gujarat. Duration: 21/ 08/ 2013 to 15/07/ 2014 (1 year)
Guest Lecturer, College of Renewable Energy and Environmental Engineering, SDAU Sardarkrushinagar, Dantiwada, Gujarat.      Duration: 07/08/ 2012 to 20/08/2013 (1 year)
Lecturer M-tech Scholar, College of Polytechnic in Agro-processing, Junagadh Agriculture University, Junagadh                              Duration: 22/01/ 2011 to 29/05/2012 (1.4 year)
PUBLICATIONS
Yogesh Bhaskar Kalnar, Sandeep P. Dawange, Sandeep Mann, Bhupendra M. Ghodki and Th. Bidyalakshmi Devi (2022). Development of Sensor-based Automatic Colour Sorting System for Tomato. Journal of Agricultural Engineering (JAE), Vol. 59 (1); pp 47-60. doi:10.52151/jae2022591.1764
Bidyalakshmi Devi Th and Kalnar YB. 2021. Design Consideration of Smart Solar Dryer for Precision Drying. Journal of AgriSearch. 8(2): 135-138
Ghodki B.M., Srihari G., Dukare A.S., Kannaujia P.K., Kalnar Y.B., & Vishwakarma R.K. (2021). Potential Utilization of Guar Straw and Wood Wool in Controlling Relative Humidity and Temperature of Storage Environment.  Journal of Food Process Engineering, 44(2), e13618 (NAAS Rating 7.70).
Chavan P, Sidhu G K, Kalnar Y, and Raleng Performance and techno-economic viability of water-cooled thermoelectric refrigeration system for storage-cum-transportation of fruits and vegetables. Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa and Latin America (AMA) (ISSN: 00845841). (Accepted for publication.)
Nileshwari Yewle, Kishore Swain, Sandeep Mann, V. Chandrasekhar and Yogesh Kalnar (2019).  Effect of polishing on chemical and engineering properties of yellow and black turmeric. Ann.  , 8(2):85-92. NAAS Rating: 5.81
M. ARYA, S. CHANDRA, Y.B. KALNAR* and S. SINGH, 2015. Effect of pre-treatments (blanching and soaking) on potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) French fries. Green Farming Vol. 6 (6): 1-4; November-December 2015 NAAS Rating: 4.38
C. BALANI, Y.B. KALNAR*, D.M. VYAS and S.H. SUTHAR, 2014. Extraction of oleoresin from rotten onion by supercritical CO2 extraction method. Green Farming Vol. 5 (4): 648-652. NAAS Rating: 4.38
N. DESAI, S.H. SUTHAR and Y.B. KALNAR*, 2014. Study on physico-chemical properties of essential oil from dill seed (Anethum Graveolens L.). Green Farming Vol. 5 (6): 1073-1075 NAAS Rating: 4.38

Sh. Sukhwinder Singh Sekhon

Designation: Technical Assistant Qualification: M.E. Mechanical Engineering Contact No.: 0161-2313185 Email ID: sukhwinder.sekhon[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Manufacturing Technology

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Sh. Ajay Kumar

Designation: Lower Division Clerk Qualification: 10+2 Contact No.: (O) 01612313158 Email ID: Ajay.kumar6[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

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Administrative Work

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Dr. (Smt.) Swati Sethi

Designation: I/c Library & Scientist Qualification: Ph.D (Food Technology) Contact No.: 01612313165,2313137 Email ID: Swati.Sethi[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

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Sh. Kunwar Singh

Designation: I/c Vehicle & AAO Qualification: B.A Contact No.: O) 01612313152 Email ID: Kunwar.Singh[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

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Administrative Work

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Sh. Hardev Singh Sekhon

Designation: Technical Officer (Driver) Qualification: Matric Contact No.: (O) 01612313101 Email ID: sekhon1264[at]gmail[dot]com

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Sh. Beant Singh

Designation: Technical Officer (Driver) Qualification: Matric, ITI Contact No.: Email ID:

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Dr. Renu Balakrishnan

Designation: I/c ITMU & Scientist Qualification: PhD (Agricultural Extension) Contact No.: 0161-2313135,2313143 Email ID: renu.balakrishnan[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Impact Assessment, Entrepreneneurship Development, Agribussiness

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Mrs. Surya Tushir

Designation: I/c Guest House & Scientist Qualification: M.Sc. (Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology) Contact No.: 0161-2313194 Email ID: guesthouse.ciphet[at]gmail[dot]com

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Sh. Ashwani Kumar

Designation: Assistant & Caretaker of Guest House Qualification: Matric Contact No.: (O) 01612313155 Email ID: guesthouse.ciphet[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in,Ashwani.Kumar3[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

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Adminstrative Work

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Dr. Thingujam Bidyalakshmi Devi

Designation: Scientist & Sports Officer Qualification: Ph.D Contact No.: Email ID: bidyala[at]gmail[dot]com

Research Interests:
Food grains and oilseeds processing, byproduct utilization

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Dr. Bhupendra M Ghodki

Designation: I/c EPABX & Scientist Qualification: Ph.D Contact No.: 0161-2313156,2313168 Email ID: bhupendra.ghodki[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Horticultural crop processing, Food packaging, Discrete element modeling, and Particle technology.

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Smt. Sonia Rani

Designation: Sr. Technical Assistant Qualification: B.A., Diploma in Computer Science Contact No.: 0161-2313160 Email ID: sonia.rani[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
I.T.

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Dr. Bhupendra M Ghodki

Designation: Scientist & Nodal Officer of ASRB Online Exam Centre Qualification: Ph.D Contact No.: 0161-2313168,2313156 Email ID: bhupendra.ghodki[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Horticultural crop processing, Food packaging, Discrete element modeling, and Particle technology.

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Dr. Bhupendra M Ghodki

Designation: Scientist & Nodal Officer of Aadhaar Enabled Bio-metric Attendance System Qualification: Ph.D Contact No.: 0161-2313168,2313156 Email ID: bhupendra.ghodki[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Horticultural crop processing, Food packaging, Discrete element modeling, and Particle technology.

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Smt. Sonia Rani

Designation: Sr. Technical Assistant Qualification: B.A., Diploma in Computer Science Contact No.: 0161-2313160 Email ID: sonia.rani[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
I.T.

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Dr. Bhupendra M Ghodki

Designation: Scientist & Member Qualification: P.hD. Contact No.: (O) 0161-2313168 Email ID: bhupendra.ghodki[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Horticultural crop processing, Food packaging, Discrete element modeling, and Particle technology.

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Dr. Ranjeet Singh

Designation: Pr. Scientist (APE) & Nodal Officer of Krishi Portal Qualification: Ph.D Contact No.: 0161-2313126,141 Email ID: Ranjeet.Singh[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
MAP, Active Packaging

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Dr. Armaan U. Muzaddadi

Designation: Principal Scientist & Member Qualification: M.Tech, Ph.D Contact No.: (O) 0161-2313130,156 Email ID: drarmaan[at]gmail[dot]com / dr.armaan@hotmail.com

Research Interests:
Fish Processing & Product Development, Fish Microbiology and Quality Control, Fish harvest & Post-harvest Engineering

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Dr. Ramesh Kumar

Designation: I/c Head, HCP & Pr. Scientist and Nodal Officer Qualification: Ph. D.(Horticulture) Contact No.: (O) 01634-224024 Email ID: rkjangra7[at]gmail[dot]com

Research Interests:
Post Harvest Management & Processing of fruits

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Dr. Rahul Kumar

Designation: Sr. Scientist & Nodal Officer of SCSP Programme Qualification: Ph.D (Food Technology) Contact No.: (O) 0161-2313181 Email ID: Rahul.Anurag[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

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Sh. Vikas Kumar

Designation: Scientist & Co-Nodal Officer Qualification: M.F. Sc., D.E.M. Contact No.: 0161-2313148 Email ID: vikas.kumar5[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Fish Process Technology, Fish Quality Assurance & Management

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Dr. Bhupendra M Ghodki

Designation: Scientist & Nodal Officer of ERP System Qualification: Ph.D Contact No.: 0161-2313156,2313168 Email ID: bhupendra.ghodki[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Horticultural crop processing, Food packaging, Discrete element modeling, and Particle technology.

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Smt. Sonia Rani

Designation: Sr. Technical Assistant Qualification: B.A., Diploma in Computer Science Contact No.: 0161-2313160 Email ID: sonia.rani[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
I.T.

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Dr. Rajesh Kumar Vishwakarma

Designation: Pr. Scientist & OIC PHMETC as Testing Authority Qualification: Ph.D, ( Agril. Chemical Engg.) Contact No.: 0161-2313120 Email ID: Rajesh.Vishwakarm[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

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Dr. Ranjeet Singh

Designation: Pr. Scientist Qualification: Ph.D Contact No.: 0161-2313141 Email ID: Ranjeet.Singh[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

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Dr. Bhupendra M Ghodki

Designation: Scientist Qualification: P.hD. Contact No.: (O) 0161-2313168 Email ID: bhupendra.ghodki[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Horticultural crop processing, Food packaging, Discrete element modeling, and Particle technology.

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Ms. Thongam Sunita Devi

Designation: Scientist Qualification: M.Tech. (AS&PE) Contact No.: Email ID: thongam.devi[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

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Sh. Sukhwinder Singh Sekhon

Designation: Technical Assistant Qualification: M.E. Mechanical Engineering Contact No.: 0161-2313185 Email ID: sukhwinder.sekhon[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Research Interests:
Manufacturing Technology

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Dr. Pankaj Kumar

Designation: Nodal Officer of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Qualification: Ph.D Contact No.: 0161-2313180 Email ID: pankaj10364[at]gmail[dot]com

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