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Major Programme

  • Database generation on equipment, processes manufactures, codes and standards and project files and impact assessment studies.
  • Value addition in human capital through knowledge enhancement of farm producers, scientists and entrepreneurs and extension field officials.
  • Liaisoning with industries, financial institutions, Govt. line departments, National and International Agencies for sharing of knowledge and infrastructure and TOT.
  • Establishment of prototype design and manufacturing using CAD, CAM for commercialization, resource generation and user friendly and safe technology.
  • Development of agro-processing cluster for catering to requirements of mega cities on branded farm productsIPR management and consultancy.
  • Development of extension literature, detailed manufacturing drawings, feasibility reports, video film and multimedia etc on developed technologies.
  • Development of mobile processing unit for cereals, pulses, oilseeds and major fruits and vegetables, jaggery, livestock and fish processing.
  • Organizing 5-day Technology based ED Programmes based on CIPHET developed technologies.
  • Technology incubation services for the prospective entrepreneurs for confidence building and test marketing.
  • Organizing training programmes on PHET for national and international organizations.
  • Providing consultancy services to NABARD, SFAC, NIAM, etc for establishing food processing industries.

Completed Institute

Title: Entrepreneurship development through training programmes.

Team: Co-PI

Objectives:

Two months training programme (Oct. 21- Dec. 20, 2002) on Agri-Clinics and Agri-Business was organized at CIPHET Ludhiana. Several field visits were also organized during training programmes under the project.

Progress:

Title: Socio-economic study of agro-processing centers and recommendations for adoptions.

Team: Co-PI

Objectives:

A total of twenty-four villages (four villages from two districts of each three states) were surveyed for the agro-processing centers/ units, based on processing of food grains, oilseeds and spices including village information through direct personal interview/ conversation and the collected information was tabulated and analyzed.

Progress:

Title: Database development of post-harvest and agro-processing machinery

Team: Co-PI

Objectives:

Information of about 527 machines for different post-harvest / agro-processing machines (e.g. cleaners, graders, dryers, storage machines, milling/ grinding machines, processing machines, packaging machines and miscellaneous machines) were collected, entered and refined in the developed user friendly database software.

Progress:

Title: Development of Belt Dryer for Fruit slices

Team:Dr. D. Dhingra, Dr. Dattatreya M. Kadam and Dr. D. K. Bharti

Objectives:

1) To design a belt dryer

2) To fabricate the belt dryer

3) To evaluate the belt dryer

Progress:

Title: Design, Development and Evaluation of Banana-comb Cutter

Team:Dr. Dattatreya M. Kadam and Dr D Dhingra

Objectives:

1) Design and development of manually and mechanically operated banana- comb cutter.

2) Performance evaluation and field demonstrations of banana-comb cutter.

Progress:

1) Developed manual banana-comb cutter and demonstrated in the field. 2) CIPHET Banana-comb cutter technology of CIPHET, Ludhiana is transferred to National Agro Industries, Ludhiana at the license fees of Rs 45,000 (Non-exclusive). 3) Banana comb/hand cutter is referred by Pitam Chandra (2009) in his Chapter 27: Mehanization for quality banana production, Book: Banana New Innovations by H P Singh and M M Mustaffa (1st Edition), Westville Publishing House, New Delhi. 171-175 (172-173) pp.

Publication:

CIPHET banana-comb cutter demonstrated to farmers and traders. CIPHET E – Newsletter for July 2007, Vol. 2 No. 7: page no. 6-8. Dattatreya M. Kadam (2008). “Hasta chaleet Kela guccha katayee yantra”, Krishi Prasanskaran Darpan (Rajbhasha Patrika Hindi), July- December 2008 Vol. 5 page: 9-10. Dattatreya M. Kadam, R T Patil and D Dhingra (2007). Design, Development and Evaluation of manually operated Banana-Hand Cutter” (poster presented). National Conference on “Food and Nutrition Security: Food and Biotechnological interventions” Dept. of Food Technology, SLIET, Longowal on 22nd and 23rd March 2007. Dattatreya M. Kadam, D. Dhingra and R. T. Patil (2007). Development, Evaluation and Demonstration of Manual Banana-comb/Hand Cutter” (poster presented) during National Conference on Banana held at NRC Banana, Trichy during 25 to 29 October, 2007. Dattatreya M. Kadam and R T Patil (2009). Mechanisation in Banana with Special Reference to Bunch Management” (paper presented) during 2nd National Conference on “Production of Healthy Planting Materials in Banana” from 3rd to 6th October 2009 held at Jain Hills, Jalgoan.

Technology:

Technology transferred to M/s. National Agro Industries, Ludhiana for mass production and sale of tool. Non exclusive license is given at Rs 45,000/-.

Title: Optimisation of Osmo-Convective Dehydration of Banana and Pineapple

Team:Dr. D. Dhingra and Dr. Dattatreya M. Kadam

Objectives:

1) Optimize the effect of concentration of osmotic solution, temperature, sample size and time on osmotic dehydration.

2) Analyze the effect of initial osmotic dehydration on air drying behavior

3) Study the product quality.

Progress:

Title: Develop Project Profile on Post-Harvest Technology for Rural/ Micro Entrepreneurs

Team:Dr. D. Dhingra, Dr. Ashwani Kumar, Dr. D. K. Bharti and Dr. Dattatreya M. Kadam

Objectives:

1) Identify the post harvest processing projects for rural/micro entrepreneurs

2) Develop projects profiles of post harvest processing units.

3) Conduct the cost benefit analysis of the processing units

4) Document the projects profiles.

Progress:

Publication:

Technical Bulletin: 6 Nos

Technical Bulletin No: CIPHET / Pub. / 07 to 12 / 2006.

Project Profile on Milling of Cattle Feed. Project Profile on Mustard Oil. Project Profile on Milling of Pulses. Project Profile on Soymilk. Project Profile on Milling of Spices. Project Profile on Milling of Wheat.

Authors: D. Dhingra, Ashwani Kumar, D. K. Bharti and Dattatreya M. Kadam

Title: Development of Mobile Agro Processing Unit for Food Grains and Spices

Team:Er. P. Barnwal, Dr. Ashwani Kumar , Dr. D. Dhingra, Dr. D.K. Bharti , Dr. D.M. Kadam and Mrs. Satnam Kaur

Objectives:

1) Design and development of a mobile agro- processing unit for food grains spices,

2) To evaluate performance of mobile agro processing unit.

3) To study the socio economic impact and financial viability of mobile agro processing unit.

Progress:

Completed External Funded

Title: Design Development and Evaluation of Greenhouse to Suit Cold Desert Conditions for Crop Production

Team: Dr. Ashwani Kumar and Dr. Dattatreya M. Kadam

Objectives:

1. To design a suitable greenhouse for cold desert area. 2. To erect greenhouse in cold desert area & evaluate its adaptability. 3. To study suitable crop production technology in side greenhouse 4. To suggest and appropriate production technology of greenhouse under cold desert conditions.

Progress:

Publication:

Ashwani Kumar, Dattatreya M. Kadam, Jayant B. Thaware and Indu Bhushan Bhagat (2005). Performance of gothic shape with vertical sidewall greenhouse structure in cold desert region of India for crop production. Plasticulture. II Epoca- 6 (124); 90-105. www.plasticulture.com

Technical bulletin: Greenhouse technology for vegetable production in cold desert region by Ashwani Kumar, Dattatreya M. Kadam, I. B. Bhagat and J. B. Thaware. Technical Bulletin No: CIPHET / Pub. / 04 / 2005.

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Dr. Ranjeet Singh (Head TOT)

Designation: Head, TOT & Pr. Scientist (APE)
Qualification: Ph.D
Contact No.: +91-161-2313141
Email ID: Ranjeet[dot]Singh[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in
Research Interests: MAP, Active Packaging
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Dr. Armaan U. Muzaddadi

Designation: Acting Head, TOT & Principal Scientist
Qualification: B.F.Sc., M.F.Sc. (FRM), Ph. D (FRM)
Contact No.: +91-1612313130
Email ID: drarmaan[at]gmail[dot]com, dr[dot]armaan[at]hotmail[dot]com
Research Interests: Fish Processing & Product Development, Fish Microbiology and Quality Control, Fish harvest & Post-harvest Engineering
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Dr. Khwairakpam Bembem

Designation: Scientist
Qualification: PhD (Home Science, Food & Nutrition)
Contact No.: +91-161-2313143
Email ID: khwairakpam[dot]bembem[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in
Research Interests: Food Processing, Value Addition
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Dr. Rahul Kumar

Designation: Sr. Scientist (FS&T)
Qualification: Ph.D (Food Technology)
Contact No.: +91-161-2313167
Email ID: Rahul[dot]Anurag[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in
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Dr. Renu Balakrishnan

Designation: Scientist
Qualification: Ph.D (Agricultural Extension)
Contact No.: +91-161-2313143
Email ID: renubalakrishnan[at]gmail[dot]com, renu[dot]balakrishnan[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in
Research Interests: Impact Assessment, Entrepreneurship Development, Agribusiness
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Er. Dawange Sandeep Papatrao

Designation: Scientist
Qualification: M.Tech (Processing & Food Engg.)
Contact No.:
Email ID: dawange[dot]sandip[at]gmail[dot]com
Research Interests: Packaging, Grain Processing
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Sh. Vikas Kumar

Designation: Scientist (Fish Processing Technology)
Qualification: M.F.Sc., Ph.D., D.E.M.
Contact No.: +91-161-2313148
Email ID: vikas[dot]kumar5[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in,
vikasfpt[at]gmail[dot]com
Research Interests: Fish Process Technology, Fish Quality Assurance & Management
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Ms. Soumya Subhashree Mohapatra

Designation: Scientist
Qualification: M.Sc.
Contact No.:
Email ID: soumya[dot]mohapatra[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in
Research Interests:
Value Chain Analysis, Impact Assessment

Sh. Rajiv Sharma

Designation: Technical Officer
Qualification: M.Tech
Contact No.: +91-1634-224024
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Research Interests: Management of records
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Sh. S.S. Verma

Designation: Private Secretary
Qualification: Graduate
Contact No.: +91-161-2313116
Email ID: Sughar[dot]Verma[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in
Research Interests: Administration Work
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Publications:

  • Economics of Agro-Processing Centers/Units in Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh.
  • Project Profile on milling of Cattle feed.
  • Project Profile on milling of mustard Oil. Project Profile on milling of Soymilk.

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