A summer school on “Cutting Edge Epitome of Processing, Value Addition .. organized at ICAR-CIPHET
A 21 days summer school entitled “Cutting Edge Epitome of Processing, Value Addition and Waste Utilization of Horticultural Crops for Augmenting Farmers Income” was organized successfully at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana during 1-21 October, 2019. Dr. Sunil Kumar was the Course Director and Dr. Ramesh Kumar & Dr. Sandeep Mann were the Course Co-Director of the training program. Fourteen candidates of different disciplines including Horticulture, Food Technology, Agricultural Process Engineering etc. from 6 different states participated in the training program. DR. Gajendra Singh (Former DDG, Engg, ICAR) inaugurated the program. The valedictory function was honored by Dr. SN Jha, ADG, PE, ICAR, New Delhi. The training program included various lectures and practical sessions on various aspects of entire value chain of fruits and vegetables. During the training program exposure visits to various food industries and testing laboratories were also arranged. The notable among them were NP Fresh Foods, Hambran; ISCON Balaji Foods, Ladowal; PHPTC Centre; FST Incubation centre, PAU, Ludhiana; Dairy Processing Plant, GADVASU, Ludhiana; Food Industry and Craft Mela, PAU, Ludhiana and Visit of ICAR-CIPHET, Abohar.