Indian Dairy Engineers Association and National Seminar
“Engineering for Innovative Dairy Products and Process Development”
September 29-30, 2016
The Host Institute
Sheth Mansukhlal Chhaganlal College of Dairy Science, Anand is a premier institute in the field of dairy education and research since 1961. The institute, which has been recognized as “Centre of Excellence”, is a pioneer national centre for dairy education in the country, producing qualified dairy professionals. These professionals, by their pursuit for excellence, depth of knowledge and honesty of purpose, have brought laurels for themselves and repute to their alma mater. The institute comprises of six independent departments namely Dairy Engineering, Dairy Technology, Dairy Chemistry, Dairy Microbiology, Dairy Business Management and Dairy Processing & Operations.
Each department has separate laboratories/ workshop equipped with sophisticated equipment and instruments and has a well-qualified faculty. In-plant Training is provided at Vidya Dairy (a multi-product, completely automatic, ISO 9001-2000; HACCP Dairy Plant) having handling capacity of 1.0 lakh liters of milk per day.
The Dairy Engineering Division functioning under the aegis of this Institute is engaged in pursuing basic and applied research on process mechanization of Indian dairy products through generating basic engineering data for R&D applications, design and development of process equipment. It has contributed significantly to the engineering R&D by its steady indigenization through process of innovation and up gradation of skills & technology and by developing large and small-scale equipment for processing of indigenous dairy products, for the benefit of farmers, industry and dairy entrepreneurs.