Ph. D. (Post Harvest Engineering and Technology)Aligarh Muslim University
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The course is well equipped with laboratories and facilities for product development, microbiology, food analysis, instrumentation, computer etc. Till date, sixty four post graduates have been produced to meet the challenges and requirements of the food industries. Most of the students are well placed in India and abroad, holding prominent positions in companies like Hind Agro, Allana, Britania, Aditaya Birla Group, Kitco Foods, Vadilal, ITC, Pepsi etc. This is the reason the department attracts students from all over India and abroad.
Department is an important hub of R&D and is well recognized all over India for its work in the field of Biocolours, Functional Foods, Meat, Pet-Food, Beverages, Jaggery, Chicory, Biomass, etc. Department has active research programs supported by Rs. 1.748 Crores in funding. The Department is also engaged in providing technical guidance to the food industries and entrepreneurs. As Department looks to the future, it will concentrate on unique or strong programs that have the potential to move to excellence
The Department of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology was established in 1995 as a section of Institute of Agriculture in AMU, Aligarh on the recommendations of Randhawa Committee (1993). The section of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology was upgraded as a full fledged department in the year 2000 under the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. The broad objectives of the department's present programmes include post graduate teaching in relevant fields, conducting basic and applied research and transfer of technology activities.