January 16, 2012 admin

IMC team visit CIPHET facilities

Ludhiana, January 16: To evaluate progress of the institute and chalking out future strategies, 28th Institute Management Committee (IMC) meeting was today organized at Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology (CIPHET) here at its campus. The team members also visited the various laboratories and institute facilities.
Additional Director General (ICAR) Dr K.K Singh was heading the team, which included Dr P.C Bargale, Dr P.G Patil, Dr Niranjan Prashad as other members. Dr Singh took first hand information about the various projects initiated by the institute and financial hiccups. He also showed satisfaction over the state of art laboratories developed by the institute. 
Giving an elaborative presentation, Director CIPHET Dr R.K Gupta revealed that total of 50 research projects are going on at CIPHET Ludhiana and Abohar of the institute, including 31 with institute funding. “We have developed technologies including pomegranate aril extractor, sunflower dehuller and number of high value added products,” he said. Senior Administrative Officer (SAO) K.S Chauhal gave details about financial position to committee members. Senior members of faculty including Project Coordinator (APA) Dr P.R Bhatngar, Head Transfer of Technology Division Dr Deepak Raj Rai and AS&EC Head Dr S.N Jha were also present on the occasion.

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