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Extented Order For Purchasing Of Chamicals & Glasswares

Extented Order For Purchasing Of Chamicals & Glasswares(1).pdf

International yoga day celebration at ICAR-CIPHET Ludhiana

International yoga day celebration at ICAR-CIPHET Ludhiana.pdf

Report of Swachhta Pakhwada (16-31 May 2017)

Hon’ble Prime Minister desired that a nationwide campaign be organized with the participation of all sections of the society to bring about mass awareness on cleanliness and the government officers should also ensure participation in the cleaning of the government offices and other places. The intensive national Swachhta Pakhwara was celebrated  from 16th to 31st May 2017 by taking ‘Swachhata Shapath’ (Cleanliness Pledge ) by all staff members followed by intensive cleanliness activity in and around the campus.  On the occasion Director ICAR-CIPHET emphasized the importance of the mission of ‘Swachh Bharat’ and spread the massage of cleanliness.

General masses were made aware of the ‘Swachh Bharat’ mass movement by circulating notices & flex posters were also affixed on the top of the entrance of the ICAR-CIPHET main entrance gate and on all the floors of the Building. To mark the event grand success, numerous Swachhta related activities were planned and successfully accomplished. All the staff-members of ICAR-CIPHET actively took part in the cleanliness drive.

Detailed Report of Swachhta Pakhwada (16-31 May 2017)

Advertisement for the post of SRF in project of Agri-CRP Projects on Health Foods at ICAR-CIPHET Ldh

Advertisement for the post of SRF in project of Agri-CRP Projects on Health Foodsentitled “Development of micronutrients enriched flour formulations and food products” at ICAR-CIPHET Ldh

Nutritious functional chapatti flour technology from ICAR-CIPHET licensed to all women co-operative

Multigrain approach is a most common and convenient way of formulating the nutritious food products with additional benefits to fulfil the requirement of health conscious population. Chapatti  is a daily meal item of most of the north Indian population.  Multigrain functional chapatti flour with high fibre lowers the glycemic index and can be suitable for obese and diabetics. ICAR-CIPHET Ludhiana has conducted licensing and training on preparation of Nutritious functional chapatti flour on 25 May 2017 at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana. Dr.  Mridula, D., Pr. Scientist, FG & OP Division imparted hands on training to Ms. Amandeep Kaur of The Swati Women Food Processing & Preservation Co-operative Workshop Industrial Society Ltd, Moga, Punjab. It is registered with Punjab Government Cooperatives. This cooperative society  was started with 15 women who are all educated and also trained by Central Govt. Food Processing  Unit, Ludhiana (Certificate Course). At present they are doing business of fruit squashes (kinnow, mango, grape), pickles, murabbas etc. Dr. Manju Bala, In charge of Institute Technical Management Unit, CIPHET assured them that all possible help would be extended for establishment of food processing business. Dr. S.K. Nanda, I/C Director ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana awarded license and training certificate to the entrepreneur on successful completion of the training of this technology.

Nutritious functional chapatti flour technology from ICAR-CIPHET licensed to all women co-operative society in Moga

Advertisement for the post of SRF under CRP on Health Food at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana

Advertisement for the post of SRF in the project entitled “Development of protein isolate and concentrate from de-oiled cakes" under CRP on Health Food at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana

Cleanliness drive for Swachh Bharat Swachhata Pakhwada (16-31 May 2017)

ICAR–CIPHET, Ludhiana has been observing Swachhata Pakhwada according to the instructions of Govt. of India. On this occasion, Dr. R K Gupta (Director ICAR-CIPHET), Scientists/Officers & employees took the pledge for cleanliness. During this Swachhata Pakhwada various creative & cleanliness related programmes will be organised. 

Walk-in-Interview for post of SRF on “Value addition of makhana at CIPHET Ludhiana

Walk-in-Interview for post of SRF on “Value addition of makhana and its by-products” at CIPHET Ludhiana

Walk-in-Interview for post of SRF on “Establishment of Modern Fruits &Vegetables "at CIPHET Abohar

Walk in Interview for the Post of SRF on “Establishment of Modern Fruits and Vegetables Processing Centre” on Secondary Agriculture” at ICAR-CIPHET, Abohar

Walk-in-Interview for RA in AICRP on PET at ICAR-CIPHET Ludhiana

Walk-in-Interview for RA in AICRP on PET at ICAR-CIPHET Ludhiana

Punjab State Coordination Committee Meeting for Doubling Farmers Income by 2022 held at ICAR-CIPHET

First meeting of Punjab State Coordination Committee for Doubling Farmers’ Income by 2022 was organized at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana on 21st April, 2017. This meeting was chaired by Dr. B.S. Dhillon, Vice Chancellor, PAU, Ludhiana and Chairman of the State Coordination Committee and convened by Dr. R.K. Gupta, Director, ICAR-CIPHET and Convenor. Among the members of the committee Dr. Madan Mohan, Director and Warden of Fisheries Department, Govt. of Punjab, Dr. Rajbir Singh, Director, ICAR-ATARI, Ludhiana, Dr. Sujay Rakshit, Director, ICAR-IIMR, Ludhiana, Dr. Krishna Murari, Senior Inspecting  Officer, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, New Delhi, Dr. R. S. Brar, Joint Director, Agricultural Inputs, Govt. of Punjab, Dr. Ram Singh, Officer Incharge of CIRB were present in the meeting. Among others Dr. J.P.S. Gill, Director Research, GADVASU, Ludhiana, Dr. R.S. Sidhu, Director Extension PAU, Ludhiana, Dr. R.K. Singh, Project Coordinator, AICRP-PHET, Ludhiana, Dr. Harmail Singh, Horticulture Development Officer, Govt. of Punjab, Dr. Paramdeep Singh Walia, ADAP, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dr. Sukhwinder Singh, Assistant Director of Fisheries, Govt. of Punjab were present. The meeting started with the welcome address by Dr. R. K. Gupta and opening remarks by Dr.B.S.Dhillon. All the members presented their views and strategies for doubling farmers income by March 2022. The members emphasised on the sectors such as Integrated farming, Post harvest processing and value addition, marketing and farm mechanization for immediate action. Among other sectors livestock farming especially piggery and fish farming was given special attention for doubling farmers’ income. Scientists from ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana Dr. S.K. Nanda, Head, FG & OP Division, Dr. Anil Kumar Dixit, Principal Scientist, Dr. Sandeep Mann, Principal Scientist and Dr. Armaan U. Muzaddadi, Senior Scientist also attended the meeting and contributed in preparing a roadmap for doubling farmers’ income in Punjab. 

Krishi Unnati Mela-2017 at IARI, New Delhi

Inaugural of 32nd Workshop of “AICRP-PHET&CRP on Natural Fibres,Health Foods&Secondary Agriculture

Inaugural function of 32nd Workshop of “AICRP-Post Harvest Engineering & Technology & Review meeting of CRP on Natural Fibres, Health Foods & Secondary Agriculture” was held on March 07, 2017 at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana. During the inaugural session Dr. R.K. Gupta, Director, ICAR-CIPHET Ludhiana and I/c PC(AICRP on PHET) welcomed the Chief Guest, Dr. B.S. Dhillon, V.C. PAU Ludhiana, Dr. K. Alagusundaram, DDG (Engg), Dr. S.N. Jha, ADG(PE), ICAR New Delhi and Experts, Invitees and Delegates from different PHET Centers of India, Dr. R.K. Gupta presented the Project Coordinator’s  Report to inform the activities of the scheme during year 2016-17. Dr. S.N. Jha, ADG(PE), ICAR New Delhi congratulated all the centers for their contributions in achieving of AICRP award. He paid focus on the automation of the machinery of pilot plant. Dr. K. Alagusundaram, DDG (Engg) suggested to give imphasis more on value chain project and keep continuing research for its sustainability. Dr. B.S. Dhillon,V.C. PAU Ludhiana advised the scientists to work in collaboration with different disciplines for more meaningful outcomes. He also suggested to work on location specific and cost effective technologies for improving socio-economic status of the farming community. Finally, Dr. Anil Dixit, Pr. Scientist AICRP on PHET, ICAR-CIPHET Ludhiana presented vote of thanks to all the dignitaries and delegates attended the workshop.

Inaugural of 32nd Workshop of “AICRP-PHET & Review meeting of CRP on Natural Fibres, Health Foods & Secondary Agriculture”

ICAR-CIPHET celebrates National Productivity Week

National Productivity Week was celebrated during 12-18th February, 2017. A number of activities viz. Slogan, Poster and Essay writing competitions were organized on the theme ‘From waste to profit through Reduce, Recycle and Reuse’ at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana during this week.  

Slogan and Poster competition was organized for all the staff members of the institute on 13.02.17 and 15.02.17, respectively. Dr. Mridula, D. (Principal Scientist)  and Dr. Pranita Jaiswal  (Principal Scientist) acted as the judges for Slogan competition. Mr. Vikas Kumar, Dr. K. Bembem and Er. Yogesh B. Kalnar was awarded 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively.  The posters were judged by Dr. Anil Kumar Dixit (Pr. Scientist) and Dr. D. N. Yadav (Pr. Scientist). In this event 1st prize was won by Dr. K. Bembem (Scientist), 2nd prize by Mr. Vikas Kumar (Scientist) and 3rd prize by Er. Chandan Solanki (Scientist).

In the Essay competition  B. Tech students from College of Home Science, CSKHPKV, Palamapur, H.P. and College of Agricultureal Engineering (PUSA), Dr RPCAU, Pusa, Bihar pariticipated. The Ist, 2nd and 3rd prizes were won by Ms. Surabhi Kapoor, Mr. Abhishek Sharma and Mr.Shubham Jagutu respectively. The essays were evaluated by Dr. Sangita Bansal (Sr. Scientist) and Mrs. Surya Tushir (Scientist).

The Programme was concluded on 18.02.17 by Dr. R.K.Gupta, Director, ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana. While addressing the gathering, he encouraged the staff to do their best in respective jobs to increase visibility and productivity of the Institute. Dr. R.K.Gupta, Director, ICAR-CIPHET and Shri Raj Kumar, Senior Administrative Officer, distributed the certificates to the winners of various contests. Dr.Manju Bala, Chairperson organizing committee concluded the event followed by vote of thanks from Mr. Vikas Kumar (Scientist).

Walk in Interview Senior Research Fellow (SRF) and Field Assistant Processing and Value

Walk in Interview Senior Research Fellow (SRF)  and Field Assistant Processing and Value

Brief Activity Report of Swachh Bharat Mission

Brief Activity Report of Swachh Bharat Mission

Walk in Interview for the post of SRF under ICAR-FCI collaborative project at AICRP on PHET

Walk in Interview for the post of SRF under ICAR-FCI collaborative project at AICRP on PHET at ICAR-CIPHET Ludhiana

Notice for cancellation/withdrawal of recruitment process for the Post of Skilled Support Staff

Notice for cancellation/withdrawal of recruitment process for the Post of Skilled Support Staff

Notice for with holding the process of common written examination for the post of LDC

Notice for with holding the process of common written examination for the post of Lower Divisional Clerk

Vigilance Awareness Week

Vigilance Awareness Week is being observed by the ICAR-CIPHET from 31st Oct. to 5th Nov. 2016 on the theme “Public Participation in promoting integrity and eradicating corruption 

Model Training Course (MTC) on Processing, Value addition and Entrepreneurship Development in Food

Model Training Course (MTC) on Processing, Value addition and Entrepreneurship Development in Food Agri-Business from 14-21 November 2016 at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana

A special Swachhta Pakhwara under National Cleanliness Campaign

A special Swachhta Pakhwara under National Cleanliness Campaign is being organized at ICAR-CIPHET Ludhiana and Abohar during the period 16thOct to 31st Oct 2016.

EDP organised in ICAR-CIPHET, Abohar Campus

Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) on “Tomato processing and value addition” concluded

An Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) on “Tomato Processing and Value addition” was organized from 04 to 06 October, 2016 at Horticultural Crop Processing Division, ICAR-CIPHET Abohar under CRP Secondary Agriculture project “Establishment of Modern Fruit and Vegetable Agro-Processing centre (APC) at ICAR-CIPHET Abohar”. The main aim of conducting this EDP training was to create the awareness among the farmers/ youths, women’s and upcoming entrepreneurs about the processing and value addition of Tomato into different products such as tomato juice, tomato soup, tomato sauce, tomato puree, tomato ketchup etc. Five farmers/entrepreneurs from village KeraKheda, Th: Abohar, Distt: Fazilka (Punjab) have participated in this EDP training including two women entrepreneurs. Hands-on training was given to the participants on pilot plants for the production of various products using tomato such as puree, ketchup, sauce, soup etc. The participants have shown keen interest in product development during this training and expected to start their own business in coming days. The organization team of this EDP includes Dr. D.M. Kadam (Head HCP, ICAR-CIPHET Abohar), Dr. Manoj Kumar Mahawar, Dr. Prerna Nath, Dr. Kirti Jalgaonkar, Sh. Rajeev Sharma and Ms. Kalyani Sharma. Head of the Division Dr. D.M. Kadam informed that institute is in the process of conducting many training related to Food processing and value addition in time to come.

Walk in Interview Junior Research Fellow JRF in DST Sanctioned Project Food Grains and Oilseeds Proc

Walk in Interview Junior Research Fellow JR/cadmin/upload/userfiles/file/Walk in Interview Junior Research Fellow JRF in DST Sanctioned Project Food Grains and Oilseeds Processing Division.pdfF in DST Sanctioned Project Food Grains and Oilseeds Processing Division

Walk in Interview for Senior Research Fellow on OCTOBER 24 2016 at ICAR CIPHET

Walk in Interview SRF

Model Training Course (MTC) at ICAR-CIPHET November 14-21, 2016

Model Training Course (MTC) at ICAR-CIPHET November 14-21, 2016

ICAR-CIPHET inks MoU with APEDA

ICAR-CIPHET inks MoU with APEDA for a collaborative study on "Development of automated fumigation chamber for treatment of grapes with CO2 and SO2 and standardization of treatment protocol for export market access to Newzealand" on 30th August 2016.

Walk in Interview for the post of RA AICRP on PET at ICAR-CIPHET Ludhiana

Walk in Interview for the post of RA in All India Coordinated Research Project on Plasticulture Engineering & Technology at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana

Walk in Interview for the post of Young Professional-II at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana

Walk in Interview for the post of Young Professional-II at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana

How to apply for testing of machine with PHME testing Centre, ICAR-CIPHET

How to apply for testing of machine with PHME testing Centre, ICAR-CIPHET

Answer Key reg. Technical Assistant (T-3) Examination held on 17/07/2016

Answer Key reg. Technical Assistant (T-3) Examination held on 17/07/2016

Walk in Interview for the post of SRF in project of CRP on Health Food at ICAR-CIPHET, Abohar

Walk in Interview for the post of SRF in project of CRP on Health Food at ICAR-CIPHET, Abohar

Walk in Interview for the post of SRF/JRF under SERB (DST) at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana

Walk in Interview for the post of SRF/JRF under SERB (DST) at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana

Walk in Interview for the post of SRF under AICRP on PET at ICAR-CIPHET, Abohar

Walk in Interview for the post of SRF under AICRP on PET scheme at ICAR-CIPHET, Abohar

Walk in Interview for post of the SRF in project "Value addition of makhana" by ICAR-CIPHET, Ldh

Walk in Interview for post of the SRF in project "Value addition of makhana & its products" under CRP on Secondary Agriculture" funded by ICAR at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana

Arise Launch Pad For Agri Startups

Arise Launch Pad For Agri Startups

Walk in Interview for post of the SRF in project of ICAR National Fellow Project at ICAR-CIPHET, Ldh

Walk in Interview for post of the SRF in project of ICAR National Fellow Project at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana

"Arise, Launch Pad for Agri-Startups" organised by ICAR-IARI, ICAR-CIPHET etc.

"Arise, Launch Pad for Agri-Startups" organised by ICAR-IARI, ICAR-CIPHET etc.

Walk in Interview for post of the SRF under "Consortium Research Platform on Secondary Agriculture

Walk in Interview for post of the SRF under "Consortium Research Platform on Secondary Agriculture entitled "Establishment of Modern Fruit and Vegetable Processing Centre" at ICAR-CIPHET, Abohar, PB.

Training Programme on Post-harvest Management of Agricultural Produce on 21/11/2016 to 28/11/2016

Training Programme for Technical Staff Post-harvest Management of Agricultural Produce on 21/11/2016 to 28/11/2016

Walk in Interview for post of the SRF under Consortium Research Platform Project on HF by ICAR

Walk in Interview for post of the SRF under "Consortium Research Platform Project on Health Food" funded by ICAR at ICAR-Central PC Unit

ICAR- SUMMER SCHOOL on Approaches to Identification, Quantification&Reduction of Post Harvest Losses

ICAR- SUMMER SCHOOL on Approaches to Identification, Quantification and Reduction of Post-Harvest Lossesin India (17 August - 06 Sept. 2016)

BUSINESS CRAZY INNOVATIVE IDEAS COMPETITION CONCLUDED at CIPHET

Agri- Business Incubators (ABI) of ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana and ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad jointly organized a workshop under NAIF (ICAR) entitled “Sensitization Workshop on Entrepreneurship Development under startup India Campaign for Students of North Indian Universities” (Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu Kashmir, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand) was concluded at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana. Students teams (2-4 Students per team) with innovative ideas (shortlisted 20 ideas) and business plans on sound agri-technologies were invited to present their proposals. Student from different universities of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand took part in it. The workshop was a conglomeration of about 130 participants including students, entrepreneurs, faculty and some staff. Director Incharge Dr S K Nanda was the Chief Guest of the occasion. Workshop included preparation of an 11 student teams business plan for Innovative technology/ novel idea/ crazy business plan and also presentation of Expert on Sensitization Workshop on Entrepreneurship Development, Startup India etc by Dr Sandeep Kapoor, Dr K Srinivasan, Dr Ramandeep  and sharing the experience of entrepreneurs such as Mr. Bacchatar Singh, Mr. Rajvir Singh, Mr Jaswant Singh Tiwan etc.

Also there was panel discussion with students, entrepreneurs and scientist on the various issues like – skill development, Startup India, Business plan etc. Dr. S K Nanda, I/C director saying that Indian agriculture had biggest challenge of meeting for food requirements of the growing population touching figure of about 123 crore, he emphasized that gap could filled only by checking post-harvest losses. He said that future belongs to value addition technologies and farmers would have to look for secondary agriculture in order to increase their income. ICAR-CIPHET has developed numerous prototypes, processes, products and technologies in the area of processing, packaging, storage and by-products utilization, which has been licensed to many entrepreneurs, government agencies and private firms. Institute will extend all possible help to nurture the young and budding entrepreneurs in to successful business. Speaking on this occasion, Dr. D. M. Kadam, PI-ABI, explained the provisions in ABI Centre and its opportunity to farmers, entrepreneurs, scientists and industrialists to come together on a single platform to build nation in new direction and encourage Startup India and Make in India campaigns. Dr. Manoj Samuel, PI, ABI, ICAR-NAARM illuminated the goal of ABI to achieve enhancement in agro/food processing levels in the country keeping in pace with rapid advancements in the area of food processing sector. An ABI units of ICAR would serve the budding entrepreneurs so that they could get management and marketing support along with scientific inputs and incubation facilities. ICAR-Institutes has provision to provide its pilot plant facilities to the entrepreneurs as Incubatees which will help to protect newcomers for high investment risk at initial stages. Once incubate is confident then we insist him/her to start his/her own factory/industry and all possible help will be extended to them. “Sensitization Workshop on Entrepreneurship Development under startup India Campaign for Students of North Indian Universities” competition was won by the students of G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar (UK) GB Pant University. Runner-up of the event Team “E-Samagri” received runners trophy and a cash award of 5,000 INR and Winner of the event Team “E-Mahamandi” received winner’s trophy and cash award of 10,000 INR. All participants were got participation certificates. Dr. D M Kadam, PI and Programme Director proposed the vote of thanks.

 

Training Programme for Technical Staff on Food processing, packaging & value addition of agril.

Training Programme for Technical Staff on Food processing, packaging & value addition of agricultural and livestock produce on 29/07/2016 - 12/08/2016

Advertisement for the post of Young Professional-I and Young Professional-II at ICAR-CIPHET,Ludhiana

Advertisement for the post of Young Professional-I and Young Professional-II at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana

The following documents are displayed for the information of candidates - recruitment of Tech.Asstt.

The following documents are displayed for recruitment for the Post of Technical Assistant,T-3  (Field Farm)

List of candidates provisionally admitted to appear in the written examination on 17th July, 2016 at Karnal for the post of Technical Assistant/T-3 (Field Farm)

Training programme on "Handling and Operation of instruments related to food testing"

A 15 days training for the Technical Staff and M.Tech students of College of Agricultural Engineering and Post Harvest Technology, CAU, Ranipool, Gangtok is being organized by the Transfer of Technology Division, ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana during June 4-18, 2016. This training programme has been sponsored by Central Agricultural University, Imphal.

Innovative and Crazy Business Idea Competition

Innovative and Crazy Business Idea Competition

Machine & Equipment Testing Fee approved DoAC order

Machine & Equipment Testing Fee approved DoAC order

Office Order of DoAC for Approved Testing Charge of PHME testing Centre

Office Order of DoAC for Approved Testing Charge of PHME testing Centre

ICAR-CIPHET- Authorization of Post-Harvest Technology Machine and Equipment Testing Centre

ICAR-CIPHET- Authorization of Post-Harvest Technology Machine and Equipment Testing Centre

The visit of Angola Agriculture Minister to ICAR-CIPHET on 27th May, 2016

His Excellency Eng. Afonso Pedro Canga, Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development, Republic of Angola along with his team visited ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana on 27th May 2016. The video of ICAR-CIPHET was shown to all the delegates and a presentation on brief outline about achievements of ICAR-CIPHET was also made for the benefit of visitors of Angola. The Angolan team had discussion with the team of scientist of ICAR-CIPHET about possible adaptation of few ICAR-CIPHET developed PHT technologies and possible area of research. Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development, Republic of Angola had expressed his happiness about research and development done by ICAR-CIPHET. The visiting dignitaries have expressed keen interest in extruded products preparation in laboratory, PHT equipment and machinery display hall and APC during their visit. 

25th Institute Research Council (IRC) Meeting held at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana

The 25th Institute Research Council Meeting was held during May 17-19, 2016 at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana under the Chairmanship of Dr. R.K. Gupta, Director, ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana. Dr. S.M. Ilyas, Former Director, ICAR-NAARM Hyderabad, Prof. B. S. Khatkar, Dean & Chairperson, Deptt. of Food Technology, Guru Jambheshwar University, Hissar  and Dr. WS Dhillon, Former Director, PHPTC, PAU, Ludhiana were the invited experts for the meeting. Dr. Sangita Bansal, OIC, PME Cell & Member Secretary, IRC formally welcomed the experts, Director, Project Co-ordinators, Head of Divisions and scientists to the IRC meeting. Dr. R. K. Gupta, Director ICAR-CIPHET welcomed the experts and all scientists in the meeting. He informed the house that the new project concepts were presented in the RAC Meeting held during 21-22 March, 2016 and further refined as per the suggestions given by the RAC Chairman and Members. He mentioned that the pre-IRC meetings were conducted at divisional level, wherein the new and on-going projects were thoroughly discussed. He highlighted the importance and need of inter-institutional research and pointed that some of the new projects were framed in collaboration with different crop based ICAR institutes. Dr. S.M. Ilyas, expressed his happiness towards the progress of the Institute and said that the Institute has grown enough to take up challenging research in the country. He said that it’s high time to put concerted efforts for establishment of ICAR-CIPHET as a brand nationally as well as internationally. Prof B S Khatkar appreciated the work done by ICAR-CIPHET in the past and emphasized that researches should be led by institute rather than individual scientists. Dr. WS Dhillon, Former Director, PHPTC, PAU, Ludhiana said there are huge postharvest losses in fruits and vegetables and ICAR-CIPHET could contribute significantly in reduction of these losses. Dr. Sangita Bansal, Member Secretary, IRC presented the Action Taken Report (ATR) on suggestion/recommendation of the last IRC held during June 06-07, 2015. After thorough deliberations and some modifications, ATR was accepted. Salient achievements of each divisions were thereafter presented by the respective Head of Divisions, followed by presentations of new project proposals (RPP-I), ongoing projects (RPP-II) and completed projects (RPP-III). 

Last date for abstracts submission is extended upto July 31st, 2016

National Conference on Innovative Food Processing Technologies for Food and Nutritional Security Sept. 29-30, 2016

ICAR Sponsored 21 days Summer School during 8-28th June 2016

ICAR Sponsored 21 days Summer School on Engineering and Technology innovations in developing Health Foods during 8-28th June, 2016

Corrigendum for one post of Senior Research Fellow (SRF)

ICAR-CENTRAL INSTITUTE OF POST HARVEST ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY (ICAR-CIPHET)

ABOHAR-152116 (PUNJAB)

F. No. CIPHET/ HF -2015/

Date: 26.04.2016

Corrigendum

With reference to advertisement hosted on the Institute website www.ciphet.in and circulated through e mail/ social media/ Notice Board for Walk-in-Interview for one post of Senior Research Fellow (SRF) in a sub-project of CONSORTIUM RESEARCH PLATFORM ON HEALTH FOODS entitled “ Development of functional beverages and food products from fruit, vegetables and herbs for high risk group  (obesity, CVD, diabetes etc.)” held on  05.03.2016 at ICAR-  Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering and Technology, Abohar, Punjab has been cancelled due to administrative reason. Fresh notification of Walk in Interview for the selection of SRF post will be issued soon.

 

(D. M. Kadam)

PI and I/c CIPHET, Abohar

 

Green chilli puree & powder Licensing cum Training at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana

Green chilli is one of major spices crop grown in India which presently attracting attention of all persons due to rise in prices. The price is directly related to supply-Demand of the commodity. To get the very good prices during present season, many farmers switch to grow green chilli due to which supply in the market increases many fold and market glut fetches very low prices to farmers commodity such green chilli. Institute technology management unit, ICAR- CIPHET Ludhiana has conducted licensing and hands on training on preparation of Green chilli puree & powder from 3rd – 5th March, 2016 at    ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana. Dr.  Mridula, D., Pr. Scientist and Dr. Ramesh Kumar, Sr. Scientist of CIPHET imparted hands on training to Mr. Nimesh Thakar of  M/s Organic World, Ranchhod Krupa, Dharmaj-388 430, Gujarat.  Dr. V.E. Nambi, In charge ITMU, CIPHET assured them that all possible help will be extended for establishment of food processing business. Dr. R.K. Gupta, Director ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana awarded license and training certificate to entrepreneur on successful completion of the training. 

Advertisement for the post of SRF under Extra-mural research scheme at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana

Advertisement for the post of SRF under Extra-mural research scheme at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana

Advertisement for the post of SRF under Extra-mural research scheme at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana

Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) on Aonla Processing and Value addition

Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) on Aonla Processing and Value addition

Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) on Aonla Processing and Value addition

Syllabus for the post of Technical Assistant (Field Farm) (Category-II) (T-3)

Syllabus for the post of Technical Assistant (Field Farm) (Category-II) (T-3)

Syllabus for the post of Technical Assistant (Field Farm) (Category-II) (T-3)

Advertisement for the post of SRF under project on Health Foods "Development of functional beverages

Advertisement for the post of SRF under project on Health Foods entitled Development of functional beverages and food products

Advertisement for the post of SRF under project on Health Foods "Development of functional beverages

Advertisement for the post of RA under project of National Fellow Innovation Project

Advertisement for the post of RA under project of National Fellow Innovation Project

Advertisement for the post of RA under project of National Fellow Innovation Project

Inauguration of new upgraded website of ICAR-CIPHET by Dr.K.Alagusundaram, DDG (Engg) ICAR,New Delhi

New upgraded website for ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana has been inaugurated by Dr.K.Alagusundaram, DDG (Engg.), ICAR, New Delhi on 28th January, 2016 in the presences of Dr.R.K.Gupta, Director ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana. Other scientists and representatives of ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana were also present during the occasion. The new upgraded website is easy to access, easy to explore and more user friendly and provide many information about Institute infrastructure, facilities, scientific staffs, CIPHET activities, Trainings and Technologies developed in ICAR-CIPHET.

Advertisement for the post of Technical Assistant and Lower Division Clerk

Advertisement for the post of Technical Assistant and Lower Division Clerk

Technical Assistant and Lower Division Clerk

A delegation from University of Illinois, USA visited ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana

A delegation of five faculties and fifteen students from ADM Institute for the Reduction of Postharvest Loss, University of Illinois, USA visited ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana on 13th January, 2016, as a part of study abroad program under the collaborative project “Reduction of Postharvest Loss for Smallholder Farmers”, in the State of Bihar, India, with Rajendra Agricultural University (RAU), Bihar Agricultural University (BAU), Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA). The aim of the project is to reduce postharvest losses (PHL) in cereal crops in the State of Bihar by identifying the hotspots in supply chain, identifying and testing suitable processing techniques, and providing training and education about these technologies.

Dr. RK Gupta, Director, ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana gave an insight about the institute with particular emphasis on the intervention made by institute in assessing and reducing post-harvest losses in the country. Dr. SK Nanda, Head, Food Grains and Oilseeds Processing Division informed the delegates about the post-harvest loss study conducted by institute. Dr. Prasanta K Kalita, Director, ADMI, University of Illinois, USA appreciated the work done by ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana in post-harvest sector. He said that ADM Institute and ICAR-CIPHET share common goal of minimizing post-harvest losses and expressed his interest in future collaboration particularly in the area of horticultural crop processing. A video about research activities of ICAR-CIPHET was also shown to the visiting delegates. The delegation interacted with the scientists of institute and discussed the possibility about future collaboration in the area of post-harvest loss reduction. The visit was coordinated by Dr. Sangita Bansal, OIC, PME Cell.

ICAR-CIPHET celebrated Jai Kissan Jai Vigyan Week

On the occasion of the birth anniversary of two former Prime Ministers (Shri AtalBihariBajpayee and Late Shri Chaudhary Charan Singh) of India. The ICAR-Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering & Technology, Ludhiana (Punjab) organized “JAI KISSAN JAI VIGYAN” week from December 23 – 29, 2015. During this week, various farmer awareness programmes like scientist-farmers interaction, showcasing of technical know-how, post-harvest tools, machinery and products, group discussions on post-harvest management etc. were carried out. Dr Ranjeet Singh and his team elaborated the importance of science in agriculture specially post-harvest management and value addition of agricultural produce to the school children of GovernmentSr Secondary School, AyalliKalan, Dist. Ludhiana.

On this occasion an upcoming entrepreneur Ms. Sarabjeet Kaur, Gill Food Products, Jalandhar (Punjab), trained by ICAR-CIPHETwas honoured by the Dr S. R. Verma, Former-Dean, College of Agricultural Engineering, PAU, Ludhianain concluding day ceremony,on  29, 2015 at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana.During his remark, Dr S K Nanda, I/c Director, ICAR-CIPHET told that Agriculture cannot progress as whole without the significant involvement of Agro-based entrepreneurs. We need to focus on skill development among the youth of the country through training and demonstration as well as outreach programme in the area of post harvest and value addition. Dr D N Yadav convenor of the programme also told that to fullfill the dream of “Make in India” mission, the ICAR-CIPHET will organize more Agri-business incubation and entrepreneurship development programmes in the imminent future.

ICAR-CIPHET Celebrated its 26th Foundation Day

ICAR-Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering and Technology (ICAR-CIPHET), Ludhianacelebrated its 26th foundation day on 29th December 2015.Dr.S.K. Nanda, In-Charge Directorwelcomed all the dignitaries, farmers and entrepreneurs on the day.Dr. S.R. Verma, Ex-Dean, COAE, PAU, Ludhiana was the Chief Guest and DrAshwani Kumar,Former Director, ICAR-IIWM, Bhubaneswar (Odisha), and Prof. (Dr.) Jai Singh, Ex-OSD, ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana graced the occasion as Guest of Honour. On this auspicious occasion, the Chief Guest Dr. S.R. Verma emphasised to develop the strong linkages with all the stakeholders at National as well as International level. Dr. Ashwini Kumar emphasised in his speech about the need for multi-disciplinary approach in research activities and also addressed about the need for skill development among youth. During his talk, Prof. Jai Singh highlighted about minimizing and utilization of waste, setting up of mini pilot-plant, adoption and creation of process villages, reinforcing the ICAR-CIPHET as a brand by establishing a sale centre exclusively for CIPHET developed food products etc. All the dignitaries asked the CIPHET scientists to address the post-harvest related issues in a holistic manner towards the loss reduction and value addition for making the agricultural, a more attractive and profitable sector. Director, CIPHET has shared the institute progress and significant R&D developments during the year 2015 such as berdestoner, date palm decorer, extrusion processing, detection of aflatoxin in milk using FTIRand many more.