Diploma in Value Added Products from Cereals, Pulses & Oilseeds (DPVCPO)

IGNOU- Indira Gandhi National Open University
In Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Aizawl and 30 other venues

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Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Ahmedabad
IGNOU Regional Centre Opp. Nirma Institute of Technology Sarkhej - Gandhinagar Highway Chharodi Ahmedabad, 382481, Gujarat, India
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On request
Aizawl
INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY REGIONAL CENTRE M.G.ROAD, KHATLA,, 796001, Mizoram, India
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On request
Aligarh
IGNOU Regional Centre 3/310, Marris Road, Aligarh - 202001 Uttar Pradesh, 202001, Uttar Pradesh, India
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On request
Bangalore
IGNOU Regional Centre No.293, 39th Cross, 8th Block, Jayanagar BANGALORE, 560070, Karnataka, India
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On request
Bhopal
DR. K.S. TIWARI REGIONAL DIRECTOR INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY 3RD FLOOR, SANCHI COMPLEX, SHIVAJI NAGAR BHOPAL, 462016, Madhya Pradesh, India
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Course programme

The Diploma in Production of Value Added Products from Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds aims to develop competent human resource in the field of post harvest management of Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds and production of value added products from them. It intends to inculcate vocational and entrepreneurial skills to widen employment opportunities, particularly among rural youth and the disadvantaged sections of the society as well as self employment.
The programme also caters to trained manpower requirements of the food processors, skilled workers / technicians in the food processing industries, NGO functionaries/ trainers, entrepreneurs, post harvest/ food processing departments of the states/ central, rural educators, farmers, quality control implementation agencies etc.
The salient features of this programme are as follows:

-Focus on operational areas of post-harvest management of Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds
-Courses designed and prepared by professional experts in the field of post harvest technology
-Student centered multimedia learning materials
-Strong students support services
-Opportunity to interact with leading experts through teleconferencing

Objectives:

The main objective of the programme is to:
-provide the knowledge & skills for minimizing the post-harvest losses and production of value added food products
-develop human resource for post harvest management and for primary/secondary/tertiary processing of Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds at the production areas/ clusters,
-develop youth as young entrepreneurs for self employment through food processing and associated activities,
-impart knowledge and technical proficiency in
- Procurement of raw materials,

- Preparation of value added products,
- Prevention of losses in raw and processed produce,
- Marketing and economical aspects,
- Managing small and medium enterprises

Programme Structure:

-Food Fundamentals
-Food Microbiology
-Milling of Wheat, Maize and Coarse grains
-Baking and Flour Confectionery
-Paddy Processing
-Processing of Pulses and Oilseeds
-Food Quality Testing and Evaluation
-Entrepreneurship and Marketing