Diploma in Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables (DVAPFV)(English)

IGNOU- Indira Gandhi National Open University
In Port Blair, New Delhi, Bangalore and 8 other venues

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Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Bangalore
IGNOU Regional Centre No.293, 39th Cross, 8th Block, Jayanagar BANGALORE, 560070, Karnataka, India
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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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On request
Bhubaneswar
Indira Gandhi National Open University Regional Centre C-1, Institutional Area Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India
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On request
Jaipur
Rajasthan, India
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Kolkata
IGNOU, REGIONAL CENTRE, BIKASH BHAVAN, 4TH FLOOR, NORTH BLOCK, BIDHAN NAGAR ( SALT LAKE CITY ) KOLKATA, 700091, West Bengal, India
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Course programme

In this Diploma Programme in Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables, we aim to develop competent human resources in the field of post harvest management of fruits and vegetables 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. It seeks to address the workforce requirements of the food processing industries and focuses on upgrading the knowledge and skills of existing workers. The programme caters to educational requirements of the horticulture farmers, food processors, skilled workers / technicians in the fruit processing industries, NGO functionaries/ trainers, entrepreneurs, staff of Food Processing Training Centre (FPTC) / horticulture/ post harvest/ food processing departments of the states/ central, rural educators, farmers, etc.

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 processing of fruits and vegetables produce 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 fresh and processed horticulture produce,
- Marketing and economical aspects,
- Managing small and medium enterprises.

Programme Structure:

-Food Fundamentals
-Principles of Post Harvest Management
-Food Chemistry and Physiology
-Food Processing and Engineering - I
-Food Microbiology
-Food Processing and Engineering - II
-Food Quality Testing and Evaluation
-Entrepreneurship and Marketing

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