DEPARTMENT OF DAIRY TECHNOLOGY

Brief History of the Department:The major department of the college i.e. dairy technology brought in existence in 1992 with the efforts of two eminent scientists        Dr. R.V. Tambat and Shri.G. D. Sorate. Afterward Shri. B. B. Motghare & Dr. S.P. Changade (1995) made progress of the department by keeping pace with the time. With new entries of staff’s shri B. D. Meshram (2003), Dr. S.D. Kalyankar (2008), Dr. S.S. Deosarkar (2008) & Dr. P. D. Sawale (2017), the department has developed facilities for practical exposure of UG student & research activities of DT department. At present, the department is dealing with UG & PG programme. Under dairy technology department (according to 5th dean recommendation), there are 13 courses of 41 credits hours i.e. contributing 30.00% for B. Tech DT Degree programme. Additionally, the department developed adequate teaching materials & involved in imparting field visits activities for the course curriculum partial full filament. Apart from teaching, the department has engaged in research, extension, web site & cultural activities of the college.
The department has its own identification of teamwork, dedication, expertise, skill and punctuality for successfully implementation of proved technologies to the milk producers, entrepreneurs, and farmers through active participation in the Krishi mela’s, shibir, melavas and agricultural exhibitions of the region. Department has organized 15 training/one day workshops & 25 on farm demonstrations for empowerment of beneficiaries. The department has successfully completed two on-going adhoc–Research Project financed by ICAR, New Delhi. Department has published 13 practical’s manuals for B. Tech.(D.T.) students, 29 research & 15 review articles in reputed national & International journals, 05 booklets, 12 folders, more than 100 popular article’s for milk producers and farmers. In addition to this, the faculty of department is engaged in conducting theory and practical classes of entrepreneurs, farmers during the training organized by institute, NGO, lower education schools, etc.

 

COMPLETED RESEARCH SCHEME / PROJECTS (FUNDED)

A. Name of the scheme: Studies on feasibility of innovative approaches for scaling of Novel food System.

            Principle Investigator              : Dr. S. P. Changade.

Co- Investigators                    : Shri P.G.Wasnik, Shri. M.R.Patil, Shri A.S. Khojare,

                                 Shri A.B.Kadu, Shri R.R.Shelke and Shri M.Waseem

            Sponsoring agency                 : ICAR, New Delhi

            Date of Start                           : 15.07.2003

            Duration of the Project           : Three Years

            Budget Sanctioned                 : Rs. 12.40 Lakh.

           

B. Name of the scheme: Identification And Process Up gradation of Select Vegetable –Based Milk products of Maharashtra.

            Principle Investigator              : Dr. S. P. Changade.

Co- Investigators                    : Shri. P. G. Wasnik, Shri. A.B. Kadu, Shri. A. S.

Khojare,   Shri. M.Waseem, Shri. A. B. Shri. R. R. Shelke and Shri. M.R. Patil

            Sponsoring agency                  : ICAR, New Delhi

            Date of Start                           : 05.05.2004

            Duration of the Project           : Two Years

            Budget Sanctioned                 : Rs. 4.09 Lakh.

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