food
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Post Graduate Diploma in Nutraceuticals (12 months)

Executive Diploma in Nutraceuticals (6 months)

Faculty of Food Safety and Quality

ffsq.igmpi.ac.in


About FFSQ


The Faculty of Food Safety and Quality (FFSQ) which has been set up under the aegis of ‘Institute of Good Manufacturing Practices India. Institute of Good Manufacturing Practices India, registered as a non-profit society ( under The Societies Registration Act,1860) with Government of India recognised by the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, accredited Vocational Institution of Ministry of Education, Government of India, approved training Institute of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and affiliated with Life Sciences Sector Skills Council (SSC) and Food Industry Sector Skills Council of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) -presents unique, friendly and interactive platform to get rid of all your GMP related glitches. GMP- is an essential element of industries like pharmaceutical, cosmetic, Ayurveda, biotech, homeopathic, medical device and food manufacturing. GMP in itself is the most dynamic part which witnesses frequent changes in terms of newer rules being added and older ones being renewed. Keeping self updated with current GMPs thus becomes inevitable to stay abreast with the changing industry needs and practices.

About IGMPI


The Institute of Good Manufacturing Practices India, registered under SR Act XXI of 1860, Government of India, recognised by Ministry of Commerce & Industry, accredited Vocational Institution of Ministry of Education, Government of India and approved by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) presents a unique, friendly and interactive platform to get rid of all your GMP compliance related issues. GMP- an essential element of industries like pharmaceutical, cosmetic, Ayurveda, biotech, homeopathic, medical device and food manufacturing and sustainability services - in itself is the most dynamic part which witnesses frequent changes in terms of new rules being added and old ones being renewed. Thus, keeping oneself updated with current GMPs is essential to remain aligned with evolving industry requirement and standards.

Our team comprises knowledgeable professionals from diverse sectors such as Pharma, Healthcare, Food & Nutraceutical industries, pooling together their expertise, know-how, and practical experiences to create this GMP guide. IGMPI is moving hand in hand with technology advances and has gained recognition as a stronger and better education and training platform provider for professionals and students in the areas of GMP, Quality Assurance and Control, Pharma, Food & Nutrition and Healthcare Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical IPR and Good Laboratory Practice and Product Management. Our board of governors and specialists have collated their acumen and are offering state-of-the-art courses which includes GMP training, Quality Assurance and Control, Pharma and healthcare Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical IPR, Environment Social Governance (ESG), and Good Laboratory Practice in form of formal classroom studies, online/interactive programmes, online seminars, as well as onsite training programmes along with the knowledge of worldwide affairs of the industry. In short, a round-the-clock service is provided for any information in these areas required by anybody from around the country and abroad. Based on high standards of quality, the training programmes in Pharma, Healthcare and Food GMP, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Regulatory Affairs, IPR, Pharma Product Management, Public Health, Hospital Management, Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance, Medical Writing, Medical Coding, Nanotechnology, Drug Design and Discovery, Food QA&QC, etc., areas have been approved by Quality Council of India, which is an autonomous body and an accreditation authority for education & vocational training providers under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. IGMPI is duly licensed and certified by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) under Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations 2018.

Accreditation and Awards

IGMPI is recognized by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India and duly licensed and certified by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) under Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations 2018 (License number: ERO/EOMSM/L-8000027) for offering education and training programmes, services and processes in the areas of Pharmaceutical, Food, Nutrition, Healthcare, Environment Health & Safety (EHS), Environmental Social & Governance (ESG) and Marketing Communications.

Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Bureau of Indian Standards

Institute of Good Manufacturing Practices India (IGMPI) is registered as a non-profit society with its own Memorandum of Association and bye-laws under The Societies Registration Act, 1860, Government of India. IGMPI is an accredited Vocational Institution of Ministry of Education, Government of India.

The Post Graduate and Executive Diploma programmes of IGMPI in Good Manufacturing Practices, Regulatory Affairs, Intellectual Property Rights, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Public Health, Nanotechnology, Hospital Management, Product Management, Sales and Marketing Management, Clinical Research, Medical Writing, Drug Discovery and Development, Pharmacovigilance, Medical Coding have been duly assessed and approved by Quality Council of India, Government of India based on fulfillment of QCI's following criteria:

  1. Programme Content
  2. Programme Design
  3. Programme Material
  4. Instructors
  5. Class size & Attendance
  6. Facilities
  7. Evaluation of Students
  8. Written Examination
  9. Certificate

IGMPI is also approved by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) (FSSAI ID: TPINS18). IGMPI® is licensed by Department of Food Safety & Drug Administration under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and registered under Food Safety and Standards Act 2006.

IGMPI has been conferred with the prestigious "BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS (BIS) AWARD OF HONOUR 2023". QUALITY COUNCIL OF INDIA (QCI) has also conferred IGMPI with D.L. SHAH NATIONAL QUALITY AWARD, Certificate of Merit & ASSOCHAM has conferred IGMPI with the Services Excellence Award based on excellence of its services to the students and training participants.

IGMPI's Membership with IPA

IGMPI is a Lifetime Institutional member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA).

IPA

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) came into existence through an act of Parliament in 1987. BIS is the National Standard Body of India established under the BIS Act 2016 for the harmonious development of the activities of standardization, marking and quality certification of goods and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. The Bureau is a Body consisting of 25 members representing both Central and State governments, Members of Parliament, industry, scientific and research institutions, consumer organizations and professional bodies; with Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution as its President and with Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution as its Vice-President.

Quality Council of India (QCI)

Quality Council of India is set up by the Government of India to establish and operate national accreditation structure and promote quality through National Quality Campaign. QCI is registered as a non-profit society with its own Memorandum of Association. QCI is governed by a Council of 38 members and Chairman of QCI is appointed by the Prime Minister on recommendation of the industry to the government. The Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, is the nodal ministry for QCI.

International Recognition

For providing its education and training services to overseas students, IGMPI is registered with the Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Government of India and our Export Import Code is AADCI7680Q.

IGMPI is an Institutional Member of the International Society for Quality in Health CarelSQua

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is a member of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and through the Indian National Committee (INC) which is a member of International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). BIS is also a member of regional standards bodies like Pacific Area Standards Congress (PASC) and South Asian Regional Standards Organization (SARSO). India started taking part in IEC from 1911 and subsequently the then Indian Standards Institution (now BIS) took over the responsibility of Indian National Committee of IEC(INC-IEC) in 1949. Since then the INC-IEC is actively participating in the activities of the IEC both at the policy level and technical work and carrying out the responsibilities as member body of IEC Council. India is a member in Standards Management Board (SMB) of IEC since 2015.BIS has also signed Bilateral Cooperation Agreements (BCA)/Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRA) with the National Standards Bodies of several countries like Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Egypt, European Union , Germany, Ghana, Greece, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Jordon, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Mali, Mauritius, Nigeria, Russia, Saudi Arabia , Slovakia, Slovenia, Suriname, USA, UAE, Uzbekistan, Viet Nam, Bhutan, Brazil, Israel, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB), Quality Council of India is a member of International Accreditation Forum (IAF) & Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (PAC) as well as signatory to its MLAs for Quality Management Systems, Environmental Management Systems and Product Certification. NABCB is also a Full Member of International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) & Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) as well as signatory to its MRAs for Inspection.


Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Nutraceuticals


Nutraceuticals is an emerging field in the healthcare industry that understands the need of good food habits and imparts guidance to build up a healthy world. Any food or its component which, in addition to its normal nutritional value offers health benefits including the prevention of disease or promotion of health is a Nutraceutical.

As, there is a growing awareness of the significant roles played by functional foods and nutraceuticals in the prevention of chronic diseases, FFSQ has developed this comprehensive training programme on Nutraceuticals to provide thorough knowledge of the subject to help you analyze the precise body requirements and a reliable technological developments in the sector. The programme is basically designed for food, nutrition, health and allied professionals, the food industry professionals and the general public.

This diploma programme is especially designed to provide practical training in the fields of health foods, food ingredients, dietary supplements, and natural medicines. This programme is also aimed to equip individuals to improve health and reduce disease risk through prevention. Moreover, Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods are transforming today’s growing food industry and redefining the relationship between food, nutrition, and health. As a growing field, it helps to demonstrate the benefits of functional foods in health promotion and in reducing the risk of chronic diseases and establishing a network of academia and industry experts as well.

Programme Structure

Module 1: Introduction to Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods

Module 2: Food, Nutrients and their Health claims

Module 3: Active Ingredients and their Origin

Module 4: Extraction and Processing of active Ingredients

Module 5: Probiotics, Prebiotics and Synbiotic Role in Nutraceuticals

Module 6: Product development Using active ingredients

Module 7: Functional Foods and their role in Nutraceuticals

Module 8: Food Quality Assurance in Nutraceuticals

Module 9: Nutraceuticals and Disease control

Module 10: Laws and Regulation Standards in Nutraceutical Industries

Module 11: Nutrient Pigments: Carotenoids, Lycopene, Curcumin etc

Module 12: Active Biodynamic Principles in Plant extracts.

Module 13: Entrepreneurship Development in Nutraceutical Industry

Module 14: Practitioner Case Studies

Eligibility

Any Graduate/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

The duration to complete this programme is 1 year (Post Graduate Diploma), 6 months (Executive Diploma).

Registration

The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

-Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance

- Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.

- Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.

- All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.

- Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.

- At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.

- All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the programme, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the programme. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Nutraceuticals by Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate programme material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading Food and Agriculture companies across the globe. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

In recent Months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working global healthcare and nutrition giants like Zoic Pharmaceuticals, Life Care, Monovax Healthcare, Cap Soft Healthcare, Crest Healthcare,Chaitanya, Agrobiotech group, Nivoxaa Biotech India Pvt. Ltd., Seer Biotech, Nutriberry Nutraceuticals, NexLife Nutra Science, etc.

Future career prospects

Successful completion of this programme will enhance employment prospects within the functional foods, general food & health sector and from food manufacture to retail and legislation. A Post Graduate Diploma in Nutraceuticals is also relevant for nutritionists, dietitians, and members of pharmaceutical professions, as well as professional from independent or private laboratories. The diploma provides graduates with professional competencies related to either research and development, quality control, analysis, education or training. The programme will also benefit professionals associated with the maintenance and/ or promotion of public health.


Advisory Board and team


Our Advisory Board Members : https://igmpi.ac.in/advisoryboard.html


Food Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Faculty of Food Safety and Quality (FFSQ)

A-14/B, A Block, Qutab Institutional Area, Near Old JNU Campus, New Delhi – 110067, India.
18001031071 (Toll Free), Phone: +91 11 26512850