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Department of PROCESSING AND FOOD ENGINEERING
 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Processing & Food Engineering was established in the year 1996. The department deals with undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and extension activities. Its aim is to promote academic excellence in the students in the field of processing of agricultural products and food engineering. The courses at the UG and PG level have been designed to equip the students with the knowledge of engineering properties of biological materials, design of processing equipments, dairy engineering, drying and storage engineering, various agricultural structures and their environmental control. In addition to courses related to processing, department also deals with various courses in the upcoming field of energy like renewable energy sources, energy management in food processing industries etc.
Location
Building of College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology
Mailing Address
Department of Processing & Food Engineering
College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology
CCS Haryana Agricultural University
Hisar - 125004 (India)

Fax
+91-1662-234613
Faculty :

HEAD

1.

Dr. M.K.Garg                               

Professor, Head & Former Dean

9416674060

mkgarg.hau@gmail.com

FACULTY

 

2. 

Dr. Y.K. Yadav *
(on deputation as Director)

Professor

9416480366

profykyadav@yahoo.co.in

3.

Dr. D.K. Sharma                            

Scientist

9416846103

dksharma.hau@gmail.com

4.

Dr. (Mrs.) Yadvika

Assistant Scientist

9812166028

yadvika6@yahoo.co.uk

5.

Dr. V. K. Singh                                 

Assistant Scientist
(Stage-II)

9992661719

vijurss@rediffmail.com

6.

Dr. (Mrs.) Kanika Pawar                                  

Assistant Scientist (FT)

9813644028

kanikapawar@gmail.com

Non -Teaching Staff

S. No.

Name of the Staff

Designation

Contact No.

Scheme- B VII NP (Agri)

1.

Savita Bhatia

Lab. Assistant

8816023525

2.

Vacant

Clerk

-

3.

Vacant

Messenger

-

Scheme- C (b) APE-1-ICAR

4.

Vacant

Clerk

 

5.

RaviKant

Lab. Assistant

9728753232

6.

Mahadev

Fitter-cum-Operator

9466611905

7.

Gopi Ram

Welder

9812377131

8.

Vacant

Mechanic

Scheme- C(b) APE-3-ICAR

9.

Rakesh Kumar

Lab. Technician

9416112900

10.

Shri Gopal

Lab. Assistant

9812454946

11.

Vacant

Helper

-

Students Thesis & Synopsis list
Courses Offered at UG and PG level

Undergraduate Courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

Semester

 Core Courses

PFE 201

Engineering Properties of Biological Materials   and Food Quality

3 (2+1)

III

PFE 202

Crop Process Engineering

3 (2+1)

IV

PFE 203

Renewable Energy Sources

3 (2+1)

IV

PFE 301

Dairy and  Food Engineering

3 (2+1)

V

PFE 302

Agricultural Structures and Environmental Control

3 (2+1)

VI

PFE 303

Drying and Storage Engineering

3 (2+1)

VI

PFE 304

Protected Cultivation and Post-harvest Technology

(For B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture)

2 (1+1)

V/IX

PFE 305

Renewable Energy

(For B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture)

2 (1+1)

VI/X

PFE 390

Summer Training - I

3 (0+3)

V

PFE 391

Undergraduate Seminar

1 (0+1)

VI

PFE 401

Food Processing Plant Design and Layout

3 (2+1)

VII

PFE 410

Hands on Training in  Processing of Agricultural Produce

3 (0+3)

VIII

PFE 490

Summer Training - II

3 (0+3)

VII

 

Total Credits

35 (16+19)

 

Elective Courses/Package

PFE 402

Design and  Maintenance of Green House

3 (2+1)

VII

PFE 403

Food Packaging Technology

3 (2+1)

VII

PFE 411

Project on Processing and Food Engineering - I 

3 (0+3)

VII

PFE 412

Project on Processing and Food Engineering - II

3 (0+3)

VIII

 

Total Credits

12 (4+8)

 

Postgraduate Courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

Semester

PFE 501*

Transport Phenomena in Food Processing

2+1

II

PFE 502*/ ** FMPE 511

Engineering Properties of Biological Materials

2+1

I

PFE 503*

Advanced Food Process Engineering

2+1

II

PFE 504*

Farm Structures and Environmental Control

2+1

I

PFE 505@/ ** FST 527

Energy Management in Food Processing Industries

     2+1

II

PFE 506

Processing of Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds

2+1

I

PFE 507

Food Processing Equipment and Plant Design

2+1

II

PFE-508

Fruits and Vegetables Process Engineering

2+1

II

PFE 509

Meat Processing

2+1

II

PFE 510@/ *** FST 505

Food Packaging

2+1

I

PFE 511

Food Quality and Safety Engineering

2+1

I

PFE 512@

Biochemical and Process Engineering

2+1

II

PFE 513

Storage Engineering and Handling of Agricultural Products

2+1

II

PFE 514@/ ** SST 507

Seed Drying, Processing And Storage

2+1

II

PFE591*

Master's Seminar

1

I, II

PFE 592

Special Problem

0+1

I, II

PFE 595

Industry/ Institue Training

  0+1(NC)

I, II

PFE 599*

Master's Research

20

I, II

*Compulsory courses; @ Courses open for PG students for other Deptt. /Colleges
To be taught by: ** Processing & Food Engineering;    *** Processing & Food Engineering and Food    Science & Technology   
 
 

L
ist of Manuals prepared by the Department

  • Agricultural Structures and Environmental Control Engineering

  • Storage Engineering

  • Post Harvest Engineering of Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds

  • Dairy & Food Engineering

  • Objective Questions in Agricultural Process Engineering

  • Post Harvest Engineering of Horticultural Crops

  • Engineering Properties of Biological Materials and Food Quality

  • Sorting and Grading of Fruits and Vegetables

  • Use and Maintenance of Domestic Solar Appliances

  • Operation & Maintenance of Renewable Energy Appliances

Infrastructural Facilities

The department of Processing and Food Engineering has six laboratories. All the laboratories are fully equipped with different equipments required for teaching, research and extension activities. The various labs are as follows:

  • Agricultural Process Engineering Lab

  • Fruits and Vegetable Processing/ Pilot Plant

  • Agro Processing Centre (APC)

  • Instrumentation Lab

  • Renewable Energy Park

  • Workshop

Grading and Sorting of Kinnow in Pilot Plant Dal Mill in Agro Processing Centre

List of Ongoing Research Projects/Schemes 

A)ICAR funded Research Projects

Sr. No.

No. & Title of the Project

1.

C(b) APE-1-ICAR
All India Co-ordinated Research Project on Post Harvest Engineering and Technology
(PHET)

2.

C(b) APE-3-ICAR
All India Co-ordinated Research Project on Energy in Agriculture and Agrobased Industries (EAAI)

3.

C(b) APE-7-ICAR
Assessment of  Harvest and Post Harvest Losses of  Major Crops and Commodities in India

4.

C(b) APE-8-ICAR
Studies on Determining Storage Losses of Food Grains in FCI and CWC Warehouses and to Recommend norms for Storage Losses in Efficient Warehouses Management

B) State Plan Research Schemes

Sr. No.

No. & Title of the Project

1.

C(a) APE-1-Plan (Agril)
Testing & popularization of small scale agricultural processing equipments for their adoption in Haryana State

2.

C(a) APE-2-Plan (Agril)
Testing & popularization (including training) of renewable energy & energy efficient technologies for their adoption in Haryana State

 

Portable Biogas Plant at Energy Park Chilli Drying in Solar Tunnel Dryer

Soybean Milk Processing Plant at APC

Major Contributions of the Department

1.      Development of power operated aonla pricking machine

2.      Development of hand operated aonla pricking machine

3.      Development of paddle operated petha pricking machine

4.      Design and development of single pot box-type solar cooker (Solar Hara) for rural areas

5.      Design and development of solar dryer for drying of fruits and vegetables

6.      Process for delinting of cotton seed

7.      Testing of groundnut sheller, pulse mill etc.

8.      Development of straw densification machine

9.      Design and development of wheat straw and molasses mixer

10.    Setting up of agro-processing centre (APC)

11.    Setting up of pilot plant for processing of horticulture crops

12.    Setting up of renewable energy park at CCS HAU, Hisar

Thrust Areas

  • Development of crop specific post harvest techniques for reduction in quantitative & qualitative losses of farm produce.

  • Development of machines for different post harvest unit operations

  • Reduction in post harvest losses

  • Income and employment generation through Agro-Processing Centers in rural areas -Hermetic storage of grains (wheat)

  • Testing and poularization of renewable energy technologies suitable for Haryana state.

  • Solar Energy

  • Biogas

  • Utilization of agriculture waste

 Extension Activities

The department organizes various programs for farmers, unemployed youth and rural women for enhancing their knowledge regarding the recent advances in the field of processing and energy.

                                          

Demonstration of Biogas Plant

Trainings organized by the Department during 2014-15

  • One month training for SC Youth on ''Sorting and Grading of Horticultural Crops''

  • Two days training on '‘Operation and Maintenance of Renewable Energy Appliances ''

  • Regular trainings of farmers and unemployed youth on Soybean Milk Processing Plant

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Trainees in the Energy Park

 

Identified Areas for Consultancy

  • Agro-processing & Food Engineering

  • Energy Conservation & Management in Agro-processing and uses of renewable energy

TECHNOLOGIES FOR COMMERCIALIZATION

All INDIA CO-ORDINATED RESEARCH PROJECT ON POST HARVEST ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY