Academic Qualifications:

·      M.Sc. in Animal Husbandry and Dairying (1959) from R.B.S. College, Agra

·      Doctoral courses (46 credits) in Biochemistry and Microbiology (1966-70) from GB Pant University of Agri & Technology, Pantnagar

·      Ph.D. in Dairy Technology (1976) from Agra University (work done at NDRI, Karnal)

Present Assignments:

·      President, Indian Dairy Association (IDA)

·      Chairman, Scientific Panel on Milk and Milk Products, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

·      Member, Scientific Committee of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

·      Chief Editor, Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research

·      Member, Editorial Board of IDA

Work Experience:

·    Professor and Head of Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Janta Post Graduate Agriculture College, Ajitmal, Etawah, U.P. (1959-62)

·     Assistant Professor of Dairy Science at GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar (1962-71)

·  Senior Scientist and Principal Scientist, Dairy Technology Division, ICAR, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal (1972-99)

·    Guidance to 20 M.Sc. and Ph.D. Scholars in planning of research topics, conduct of research and completion of dissertations as Professor of Dairy Technology

·     Food Safety Consultant/Advisor with two accredited food safety certification companies (SGS and Indian Register Quality Systems) for 7 years and consultancy for establishing new Dairy plants and upgradation of technologies both in Cooperative and private sectors

Awards and Fellowships:

·      University Grants Commission Fellowship for University Teachers (1964)

·    UNDP/FAO Fellowship for advanced research in Food Science and Technology at Cornell University, Ithaca, USA (1982-83)

·      CSIRO Dairy Research (Australia) Jubilee Award for Outstanding Dairy Scientist (1990-91)

· Rishabh-Shree Award of the Bhartiya Cattle Resource Development Foundation for perfecting technologies for traditional milk products (1992-93)

·      Gardener’s Award of the Association of Food Scientists and Technologists

·      Five Best Research Papers Awards and ten Best Technical articles published in the Journals

·      Distinguished Person Awards in Asia, U.S.A. and E.U

·      Listed in many Biographies of Eminent Persons in India, Asia and USA

Innovation of New Products and Industrialization of technologies:

·     Developed many new products for the dairy industry, notable among them are: Mango milk powder, Gulabjamun mix powder, Rasogolla mix powder, Khoa powder, Kulfi mix powder, Long life kheer, Dried carrot halwa mix and long life dahi

·  Perfected technologies for industrial production of Ghee, Khoa, Burfi, Peda, Mishti Dahi, Chhana, Paneer, Rasogolla, Sandesh and Chhana kheer and numerous milk food delicacies

Contribution to Indian Dairy Association

·      Two terms Vice Chairman and one term Chairman of Indian Dairy Association, North Zone

·      Member, Central Executive Committee for seven terms, presently Vice President, IDA

·      Editor, Indian Dairyman and Chief Editor of Indian Journal of Dairy Science

·      Chairman, Advisory Commission on Quality Systems

·      Member, Editorial Board of Indian Dairyman and Indian Journal of Dairy Science

Other Professional Responsibilities:

·      President, NDRI Alumni Association

·      President, Association of Food Scientists & Technologists, (Karnal Chapter)

·      Chairman, Industrial Consultancy Board of NDRI

·      Member, Shadow Committee, APEDA, Govt. of India

·      Member, Sub Committees on Dairy Products and Equipments, Bureau of Indian Standards

·      Member, Dairy Products and Food Additives Committees, Ministry of Health, Govt. of India

·      Executive Committee Member, Dairy Technology Society of India


·     About 250 research and technical articles, chapters in Encyclopedias’ and Food Technology books

·    The Book on ‘Peri-Urban Livestock Production and Supply Systems in Asia, Africa and Latin America’ published by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Rome.

·      Edited the Book on Milk and Milk Products for Vocatonalization of Education for 10+2 students

·      Report on Milk Pricing Policy for Maharashtra State

Profession Related Visits Abroad:

·    U.S.A., England, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Germany, France, Italy, Netherlands, Sri Lanka.


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