Processing and Food Engineering
 

Dr.M.K.Garg

Head of the Department

Mailing Address

Processing & Food Engineering
College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology
CCS Haryana Agricultural University Hisar - 125004 Haryana (India)
Phone No : 9416674060
Alternate No : 01662-234613
Email Id : mkgarg.hau@gmail.com

Last Updated :- 17-07-2017 11:07:46
  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   

  List 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
  Infrastructure 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
  • 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
  • Development of power operated aonla pricking machine 
  • Development of hand operated aonla pricking machine
  • Development of paddle operated petha pricking machine
  • Design and development of single pot box-type solar cooker (Solar Hara) for rural areas
  • Design and development of solar dryer for drying of fruits and vegetables
  • Process for delinting of cotton seed
  • Testing of groundnut sheller, pulse mill etc.
  • Development of straw densification machine
  • Design and development of wheat straw and molasses mixer
  • Setting up of agro-processing centre (APC)
  • Setting up of pilot plant for processing of horticulture crops
  • Setting up of renewable energy park at CCS HAU, Hisar
  Thurst area
  • 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

  Training 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 MilkProcessing Plant

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 communication
  All India co-ordinated research project on post harvest engineering & technology
  About us
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.
  Student thesis & synopsis list
   Faculty

# Image Name Designation Specialization Details
1 Dr. M.K.Garg Prof.& Head - Details
2 Dr. Y.K. Yadav Professor - Details
3 Dr. D.K. Sharma Scientist - Details
4 Dr. (Mrs.) Yadvika Assistant Scientist - Details
5 Dr. V.K.Singh Assistant Professor Post Harvest Process & Food Engineering Details
6 Dr. (Mrs.) Kanika Pawar Assistant Scientist (FT) - Details
   Non-Teaching Staff

# Image Name Designation Qualification Phone Email
1 Savita Bhatia Lab. Assistant - 8816023525 -
2 Ravi Kant Lab. Assistant - 9728753232 -
3 Mahadev Fitter-cum-Operator - 9466611905 -
4 Gopi Ram Welder - 9812377131 -
5 Rakesh Kumar Lab. Technician - 9416112900 -
6 Sri Gopal Lab. Assistant - 9812454946 -