India is the largest producer of milk in the world. Milk production in the country is increasing at 4% per annum contributing more than Rs. 1,00,000 crores to GDP. There are 678 milk processing plant in the country requiring large human resource pool to run these dairies. With the introduction of modern technology in the production and processing of dairy products, the concept of milk is shifting towards value added dairy business. The Dairy industries have opened up new avenues for employment and economy. Adoption of the latest & advanced technology in milk processing can provide better quality, nutrition and more employment opportunities.
In order to enhance the knowledge in the area of dairy, FFSQ, IGMPI has designed this programme of Dairy Science and Technology. This is undertaken through theoretical knowledge and practical skill as both are essential to master the field of dairy science.
The aim of the programme is to understand the processing of milk and its properties, how to prepare milk products, their quality testing and also storage sanitation and effluent treatment. The programmes provides individuals with key knowledge of packaging, labeling and food safety.
The programme has been designed for professionals, students aspiring to work in the field of dairy, all involved in implementing and maintaining product quality systems, quality control and quality assurance personnel, new product development personnel.
Module 1: Properties of milk
Module 2: Processing and quality parameters of milk
Module 3: Milk products-I
Module 4: Milk products-II
Module 5: Milk powder processing and milk substitutes
Module 6: Storage sanitation and effluent treatment
Module 7: Dairy analysis
Module 8: Packaging and labeling
Module 9: Food safety
Module 10: Supply Chain Technology for Dairy Industry and its latest trends
Module 11: Entrepreneurship Development in Dairy Industry
Module 12: Laboratory demonstration, practicals and instrument handling
Any graduation/ 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.
The duration to complete this programme is 1 year (Post Graduate Diploma), 6 months (Executive Diploma).
The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective 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.
IGMPI follows a credit system based on all all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate 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 Dairy Science and Technology 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.
The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to 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 food giants like Anand Milk Union Ltd. (Amul), Mother Dairy, Nestle, Parag Milk Foods Ltd., Milky Mist Dairy, Dynamix Dairies, Dudhsagar Dairy, Nandini Cow Ghee, Kwality Limited, Mondelez India Foods Pvt. Ltd., Dynamix Dairy, Aavin Milk, Yakult Danone India Pvt. Ltd., Britannia Industries Ltd., Creamline Dairy Products Ltd. (Jersey Dairy) etc.
Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI online programme is a professional programme targeted to cater the food industry, as there is a demand for trained food professionals. The information, guidance, practical training and completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities in the industry. This would come true in form of job roles and positions like that of auditors, quality assurance executives, quality control executives quality managers, position in NPD team, food consultants, food journalism and many more.
Placement testimonials: Our alumni are working with Fortune 500 and global Pharmaceutical, Food and healthcare giants like