Research Projects

 RESEARCH PROJECTS

2008

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Title of the Project

1

Comparative assessment of existing parboiling systems for energy efficiency and grain quality for suggesting a commercial alternative parboiling system

(2006-2008)

2

Pulse milling by-products recovery and value addition

(2006-2008)

 2009

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Title of the Project

1

Studies on special quality rice and their uses  

(2006-2009)

2

Safe storage of millets and millet products

(2006-2009)

3

Quality profile of Indian rice

(2006-2009)

4

Development of ready to use millet mix based on foxtail and little millet

(2006-2009)

5

Preparation and preservation of millet based porridges with longer shelf life

(2006-2009)

6

Studies on effect of processing on the anti-nutritional properties in selected pulse and evaluating their product making quality

(2006-2009)

7

Standardization of foxtail and little millet for the preparation of ready to eat product

(2006-2009)

8

Technology for effluent treatment of rice bran oil extraction unit

(2006-2009)

9

Utilization of rice by products for wine making and quality evaluation

(2006-2009)

2010

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Title of the Project

1

Standardization of process for  vermicelli mix,  puttu mix  & dosa mix

(2010-2010) 

2

Modified atmosphere packaging for extending  shelf  life of brown rice

(2009-2010)

3

Development of a novel continues processing unit for gelatization and drying of paddy in single step using microwave 

(2009-2010)

4

Bakery Products from brown rice

(2009-2010)

5

Technology development of insect free processed grain for small and large scale marketing

(2009-2010)

6

Strengthening of farmer linkages through processing networks for harnessing rural economy in Bihar and Orissa states

(2009-2010)

7

Probiotic food formulation using  non diary substitutes

(2009-2010)

8

Bioconversion of agro by-products to tannin acylhydrolase and its application in food processing

(2009-2010)

2011

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Title of the Project

1

Identification of suitable rice variety and process modification for preparation of low GI table rice (2010-2011)

2

Potential of tapioca effluent  for production of single cell protein  from spirulina

(2009-2011)

3

Development of functional extruded foods for geriatrics

(2009-2011)

4

Technologies for production and packaging of organic food colours from plant sources

(2009-2011)

5

Design and development of on-farm pre-cooling systems for extending fresh shelf life of harvested perishable

(2010-2011)

6

Short term sponsored project for product development and testing of its quality

(2009-2011)

7

Design and development of a continuous parboiling system for paddy, pulses and  millets

(2009-2011)

EXTERNAL FUNDED - 2012

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Title of the Project

1

Standardization of processing parameters for enhancing the stability of Indian traditional sweet product – Asoka

(2011-2012)

 

INTERNAL FUNDED - 2012

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Title of the Project

1

Enzyme production and development of value added products from cashew apple (Anarcadium occidentale L.)

(2010-2012)

2

Accelerated solvent extraction of oleoresins from major species and microencapsulation of paprika, turmeric oleoresins by spray drying techniques for enhancing the stability of active compounds

(2010-2012)

EXTERNAL FUNDED 2013

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Title of the Project

1

Standardization of processing  for murukku and vermicelli and study on cooking & textural quality

(2013-2013)

2

Study on effective fumigation

(2012-2013)

 

INTERNAL FUNDED 2013

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Title of the Project

1

Thermal disinfestation technique for safe storage of pigeon pea

(2011-2013)

2

Quality classification of fruits and vegetables using non- destructive image processing technologies

(2011-2013)

3

Development of a computer vision system for automatic grading and sorting of india specific fruits and vegetables

(2011-2013)

4

Production of protein-lipid film by ohmic heating of soy milk

(2011-2013)

5

Design and development of ozone-based hermetic storage bin to enhance the safety and shelf life of spices

(2011-2013)

6

Quality evaluation of mango and watermelon using acoustic resonance technology and development of a suitable grading system

(2011-2013)

7

Design and development of makhana (Euryale Ferox S.) processor

(2011-2013)

EXTERNAL FUNDED 2014

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Title of the Project

1

NAIP –Component IV : standardization of selected ethnic fermented foods and beverages by rationalization of indigenous knowledge

(2009-2014)

2

NAIP –Component II :development of novel food chain using by-products of milling industry for enhancing nutritional security

(2009-2014)

3

Ultrasound processing of liquid food- feasibility and efficacy

(2013-2014)

4

Oxidative stability studies & quality assessment of olive oil blends for the benefit of indian consumers

(2013-2014)

5

Evaluation and certification of SRF’s PVC coated polyester fabrics for grain storage

(2014-2014)

INTERNAL FUNDED 2014

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Title of the Project

1

Safe storage guidelines for mung bean Vigna radiate (L.) and Urad Bean Vigna mungo (L.)

(2012-2014)

2

Determination of drying and storage characteristics of selected pulses

(2012-2014)

3

Ultrasound assisted extraction of oil from rice bran

(2012-2014)

4

Application of multi heating techniques of soy milk for improving the tofu characteristics

(2012-2014)

5

Design and development of on-farm solar tunnel dryer for chillies

(2012-2014)

6

Development of a logistics optimization tool for grain handing and transportation

(2012-2014)

7

Pilot scale study on continuous parboiling of paddy by steaming

(2012-2014)

8

Development of non-thermal plasma system

(2012-2014)

9

Management of pests in copra processing and storage

(2012-2014)

10

Suitability of continuous hydrothermal pretreatment for improved milling of red gram and green gram

(2012-2014)

11

Production of gold and silver nano particles form spices

(2012-2014)

12

Household metal bins for food security in the new millennium 

(2012-2014)

13

Developing integrated pest management strategies for safe storage of wheat flour against Tribolium castaneum

(2012-2014)

14

Effect of vacuum packaging on extending the shelf life of green chillies

(2012-2014)

15

Process modification of low glycemic index rice based food products

(2012-2014)

16

Development and characterization of RTE healthy extruded snack using Moringa Oleifera leaves

(2012-2014)

17

Medicinal properties of traditional rices and their effect on processing

(2012-2014)

18

Screening of efficient microbiological consortium for treating rice mill effluent

(2012-2014)

EXTERNAL FUNDED 2015

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Title of the Project

1

Upgradation of food testing laboratory at IICPT

(2013-2015)

2

Development of technologies for novel food products based on indigenous technologies

(2013-2015)

3

Phosphine & CO2 combinations as alternative to methyl bromide to manage stored pest of rice under bulk storage

(2013-2015)

4

Package of technologies for on-farm processing, value addition and safe storage of onions

(2013-2015)

INTERNAL FUNDED 2015

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Title of the Project

1

A novel approach for development of functional foods for aging heart – as therapeutics

(2013-2015)

2

Flavor addition in rice flakes

(2013-2015)

3

Mushroom cultivation and hygiene practices in its post harvest handling

(2013-2015)

4

Strain improvement of monascus for enhanced pigment production

(2013-2015)

5

Banana flower: processing, value addition and safe storage

(2013-2015)

6

Application of multi component constraint mixture design for formulation of plant and animal based milk blend

(2013-2015)

7

Studies on development and testing of continuous turmeric boiler

(2013-2015)

8

Design and development of continuous type on-farm turmeric dryer

(2013-2015)

9

Development of turmeric grade characteristics & its polisher cum grader

(2013-2015)

10

Study on eco friendly methods for storage of turmeric rhizomes

(2013-2015)

11

Design and development of  high pressure CO2 fumigation system for turmeric rhizomes

(2013-2015)

12

Standardization of turmeric grinding process

(2013-2015)

13

Control of Field carry over infestation using solar energy

(2013-2015)

14

Microwave assisted tray drying of tomato powder

(2013-2015)

15

Development of flatulence causing ?-glactosides less quick cooking bengal gram (chick pea)

(2013-2015)

16

To develop testing methods for screening and quantification of adulterants in sago

(2013-2015)

17

Changes in bio active compounds due to hydrothermal processing of traditional pigmented rice varieties

(2013-2015)

18

Utilization of tomato byproduct as a source of    fiber in extruded product development

(2013-2015)

19

Extraction and potential utilization of bioactive compounds from onion waste

(2013-2015)

20

Temporal price behavior and spatial market integration analysis of onion across important markets in India

(2013-2015)

21

Development of a hot air assisted fluidized bed dryer for spices

(2013-2015)

22

Development of logistics optimization tool for grain handling and transportation

(2013-2015)

23

Studies on the sorption & residues of phosphine in food commodities

(2013-2015)

LIST OF ONGOING EXTERNAL FUNDED PROJECTS 2014-15

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Title of the Project

1

Ensuring food security; harnessing science to protect our  grain harvest from insect threat

(2012-2015)

2

Study on trial milling of paddy for fixation of out turn ratio (OTR) in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, U.P, West Bengal and Kerala” (11 states)

(2014-2015)

3

Quality evaluation of litchi fruit using E-vision and E-nose system