AICRP on Post-Harvest Engineering & Technology


The All India Coordinated Research Project on Post Harvest Engineering & Technology was launched by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Department of Agricultural Research & Education, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, in September 1972. It started with R&D Centres at ten locations.

During the V, VI and IX Plans, eleven more centres were inducted. In X Plan EFC, eight new centres were started and four existing centres were assigned enlarged mandate on dairy, fisheries, horticulture, and meat products. Besides, five ongoing centres of AICRP on Jaggery and Khandsari were merged with AICRP on PHET w. e. f. April 2004.

During XI Plan, four new centres (CAU Gangtok, BAU Ranchi, MAFSU Mumbai and KVA&FSU Mangalore) have been approved by the Planning Commission.

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Dr. Rajesh Kumar Vishwakarma Acting PC(PHET) & Pr. Scientist

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

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

Er. Akhoon Asrar Bashir Scientist

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

Research Interests:

Sh. Sanjay Gaur Upper Division Clerk

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

Research Interests:
Administration Work