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“Identification of Appropriate Postharvest Technologies
for Improving Market Access and Incomes for Small
Farmers in Sub
-
Saharan Africa and South Asia”

Sunil Saran


Amity International Centre for Post harvest Technology

& Cold Chain Management

Presentation


by


Amity University Uttar Pradesh











Food Technology


Microbial Technology


Biotechnology


Organic Agriculture


Rural Management


Extension Services (Agriculture)


Bio
-
organic
Research & Studies


Bio
Control & Plant Disease Management


Environmental Toxicology, Safety and
Management


Pharmacy


AMITY Allied Institutions :


Mandate


World Class Education


Cutting
-
edge Research


Emphasis on Patenting


High
-
tech Academic Environment


Globally Comparable Infrastructure


Industry
-
oriented Teaching Methodology


Maximum Industry Interaction


Focus on Personality Enhancement


Personalized Attention and Right Support System


Extensive Sport Facilities


Workshops and Training in Contemporary Areas


Excellent Placements




Establishment

of

Amity

International

Centre

for

Postharvest

Technology

and

Cold

Chain

Management

(AIC)

with

the

following

Mandate
:


Two
-
year Masters Degree Program in Postharvest Technology


One
-
year Post Graduate Diploma in Postharvest Technology


Doctoral program in PHT


Workshops/Training programs.


Participation in collaborative research


Development

of

Innovative

projects

to

promote

horticultural

production,

postharvest

handling

of

produce,

processing

and

marketing

of

fruits

and

vegetables

crops
.


(A

Draft

proposed

MoU

regarding

possible

future

collaboration

between

Postharvest

Technology

Research

&

Information

Centre,

UC

Davis

and

Amity

University

has

been

worked

out

which

awaits

a

final

signing

of

agreement

)

Interest and experience in Postharvest


Interest and experience in Postharvest
Contd..


Chairman

of

AIC

participated

as

a

resource

person

in

a

series

of

workshops

held

in

4

metro

cities

sponsored

by

USTDA

(
2007
-
2008
)

entitled

“Building

India’s

Cold

Chain

Infrastructure”



During

the

workshop

the

concept

of

starting

a

Center

on

Postharvest

Technology

&

Cold

Chain

Management

was

mooted
.



Chairman

was

invited

to

participate

in

“The

Institute”

organized

by

World

Food

Logistics

Organization

(WFLO)

at

Norman,

Oklahoma

Feb
.

9
-
13
,

2008
.




Amity

University

Organized

a

One
-
day

workshop

on

“Horticultural

Cold

Chain

Management



on

March

4
-

2008

supported

by

WFLO,

IARW

and

The

Peoples

Group,

Ltd
.
,

USA

and

sponsored

by

Ministry

of

Food

Processing

Industries,

Govt
.

of

India

.



Theme

of

the

workshop

:

(
i
)

Postharvest

Technology,

(ii)

Food

Safety

Issues

(iii)

Refrigeration

Engineering

and

Design

and

(iv)

Cold

Chain

Management

.



Interest and experience in Postharvest
Contd..


The

main

speakers

in

PHT

were

Dr
.

Adel

A
.

Kadar,

Dr
.

Lisa

Kitinoja

and

Dr
.

Susanta

K
.

Roy




In

November

2008

(
14
-
20
)

a

One
-
week,

Indo
-
US

Bilateral

Workshop
-
cum
-
Training

on

“Postharvest

Technology,

Cold

Chain

Management

and

Food

Safety

Issues”

was

held

at

Amity

University

which

was



supported

by

Indo
-
US

Science

&

Technology

Forum

and



Co
-
Sponsored

by

the

Ministry

of

Food

Processing

Industries,

Govt
.

of

India
.


The

workshop

was

attended

by

:


senior

officers

of

National

Horticulture

Mission,

Govt
.

of

India

from

22

States
.


representatives

from

the

Industries

and

Academia




The

eminent

speakers

and

panelist

were

:


Indo
-
US Bilateral

Post
-
Harvest Technology, Cold Chain Management

and Food Safety Issues

November 14


20, 2008 : Amity University Campus,
Noida

Indo
-
US Science and Technology Forum

Workshop
-
cum
-
Training

on

Dr. Adel A. Kader

University of California, Davis


Dr. Elizabeth
Mitcham

University of California, Davis


Mr. Ronald P.
Vallort
, PE

Ron
Vallort

and Associates,


Ltd. USA


Dr. Lisa
Kitinoja

Consultant, WFLO, USA


Dr.Farbod

Youssefi

Consultant
-

Post
-
Harvest Technology, USA


Mr. Carlos
Secrist

Richmond Cold Storage, USA


Dr
Phillip Collier
,

University of
Abertay

Dundee


Dr. V.
Prakash
,

Director, CFTRI, Mysore


Dr. Anwar
Alam
,

Vice Chancellor, SKUAST, Srinagar


Dr.
S.S.Kadam
,

Vice Chancellor, MAU,
Parbhani


Mr.
Goutam

Sanyal

Jt. Secretary, MFPI, New Delhi


Mr. V.D.
Sattigeri
,

Scientist
-
Inchagre
, CFTRI, Mysore


Prof.
A.M.Paturkar
,

University Head, BCV, Mumbai


Mr. M.S. Parikh
,

Director, IQF Foods Ltd., Bangalore


Mr. S. Dave
,

Director, APEDA, New Delhi


Mr.
Gokul

Patnaik

Chairman, Global
AgriSystem


Mr. S.K.
Pattanayak

Jt. Secretary (NHM), DAC,
N.Delhi


Prof.
Susanta

K. Roy

Prof. Emeritus, Amity University



Speakers

Organised by

Indo
-
US Science and Technology
Forum

Sponsored by

In collaboration with

Co sponsored by


Interest and experience in Postharvest
Contd..


A

Short

course

on

Cold

Chain

Operations

was

organized

(April

13
-
15
,

2009
)

Jointly

by

ASTIF,

GCCA,

USA,

USDA

and

National

Horticulture

Board,

Ministry

of

Agriculture

and

Cooperation,

Govt
.

of

India
.




Amity

University

was

selected

by

WFLO

as

a

its

partner

in

the

project

entitled

“Identification

of

Appropriate

Postharvest

Technologies

for

Improving

Market

Access

and

Incomes

for

Small

Farmers

in

Sub
-
Saharan

Africa

and

South

Asia”
.



The

project

which

is

in

its

final

stages

has

carried

out

field

studies

on

14

fruit

and

vegetable

crops

with

the

help

of

27

graduate

students

and

a

host

of

faculty

belonging

to

the

AIC

and

other

allied

institutions
.



The

core

faculty

of

this

Centre

comprises

besides

the

Chairman,

Prof
.

Susanta

K
.

Roy

,

Professor

Emeritus

;

Mr
.

Navin

Nainwal
,

Assistant

Director

and

Dr
.

Neeru

Dubey
,

Sr
.

Lecturer



Interest and experience in Postharvest
Contd..

Directors

of

Allied

Institutions

are

also

providing

able

support

in

various

activities

of

the

Centre

as

follows

:



Amity

Institute

of

Food

Technology

:

Facilities

for

teaching,

research

and

training

in

Food

Processing

with

the

help

of

pilot

plants

etc
.


Amity

Institute

of

Organic

Agriculture

:



Strong

linkage

with

farmers



organized

nearly

20

training

and

demonstration

programs

funded

by

the

Central

Government
.


Amity

Centre

for

Extension

Services
:


Organized

workshops

/trainings

to

the

farmers

of

District

of

Ghaziabad

under

its

Agricultural

Technology

Management

Agency
.

(ATMA)



One

such

program

is

going

to

be

held

in

November

in

which

100

farmers

of

District

Gautam

Budh

Nagar

will

be

participating

in

a

one

day

program

dealing

with

nutritive

values

of

fruits

and

vegetables,

minimizing

postharvest

losses

and

marketing,

supported

under

UP

DASP
.


Amity

Science,

Technology

&

Innovation

Foundation

:



A

soil

testing

laboratory

is

being

set

up

at

Manesar

campus

(Haryana)

with

the

support

of

the

State

Government
.



Interest and experience in Postharvest
Contd..


Amity

Institute

of

Bio
-
Organic

Research

&

Studies

is

working

on

an

effective

method

for

controlling

diseases

caused

by

Alternaria

species



Amity

Institute

of

Rural

Management

:


Adopted

28

villages

in

Haryana

and

40

in

Madhya

Pradesh

under

“Providing

Urban

Amenities

In

Rural

Areas

(PURA)”

scheme


Amity

Institute

of

Microbial

Technology
,

has

well

established,

internationally

acclaimed

Centre

on

symbiotic

mycorrhiza

for

augmenting

yields

and

protection

in

various

crops
.


Amity

Centre

for

Bio
-
Control

&

Plant

Disease

Management

is

actively

involved

in

demonstration

and

training

of

farmers

on

their

fields

in

the

area

of

soil

amendment

for

control

of

nematodes

and

other

fungal

diseases
.


Amity

Institute

for

Environmental

Toxicology,

Safety

and

Management



Working

on

a

project

funded

by

the

Ministry

of

Environment

&

Forest

which

deals

with

pesticide

residues

on

vegetables

cultivated

in

National

Capital

Region
.


Amity

Institute

of

Biotechnology

is

running

several

projects

related

to

genetic

engineering

in

crop

plants
.


Interest and experience in Postharvest
Contd..


Main

administrative

and

resource

persons

of

the

Center

:



Dr
.

Ashok

K
.

Chauhan
,

Founder

President,

Amity

Institutions

is

the

main

pillar

providing

fullest

support

in

the

activities

of

the

Center
.


Dr
.

Sunil

Saran,

he

carries

with

him

5

decades

of

teaching,

research

and

administrative

experience

and

is

working

as

Chairman

of

the

Center

and

Sr
.

Vice

Chairman,

ASTIF
.

He

also

holds

top

positions

in

various

other

Institutions

of

Amity

and

Sr
.

Scientific

Advisor

to

the

Founder

President
.


Prof
.

Susanta

K
.

Roy,

who

is

with

Amity

as

Professor

Emeritus

for

the

last

one

year

is

not

only

a

leading

scientist

in

postharvest

technology

recognized

all

over

the

world

but

has

also

dedicated

himself

to

help

marginal

and

small

farmers

through

his

lifetime

achievements

in

this

area

and

his

continuing

interest

in

innovative

research
.


Interest and experience in Postharvest
Contd..


Mr
.

Navin

Nainwal
,

who

has

joined

Amity

as

Assistant

Director,

carries

with

him

over

15

years

of

experience

of

working

at

the

grass
-
root

level

for

the

benefit

of

farmers

in

the

areas

of



(
i
)

organizing

Farmer’s

Self

Help

Groups/

Associations/Clusters
.



(ii)

Postharvest

Technology

related

to

Litchi,

Apple,

Mango

and

other

fruits

and

vegetables
.



(iii)

Establishing

Centers

for

pack

houses

and

processing

of

fruits

and

vegetables
.



Dr
.

Neeru

Dubey
,

is

working

as

Sr
.

Lecturer,

Amity

International

Centre

for

Postharvest

Technology

&

Cold

Chain

Management
.

She

has

acquired

nearly

8

years

of

experience

working

on

various

projects

related

to

postharvest

technology
.

Her

five

year

stint

at

Global

AgriSystem
,

one

of

India’s

top

NGOs

in

Agriculture

and

a

close

collaborator

of

Amity,

has

equipped

herself

with

extensive

knowledge

on

problems

facing

the

marginal

and

small

farmers

of

the

country

and

how

these

can

be

solved
.



Mrs
.

Laxmi

Raman
,

is

working

as

Project

Support

Officer
.

She

handles

enormous

load

of

administrative

and

technical

communication

besides

providing

excellent

support

in

preparing

background

material

for

all

seminars,

workshops

and

other

academic

activities

of

the


Centers



Interest and experience in Postharvest
Contd..


General

areas

of

potential

contribution

as

future

partner
:


All

aspects

of

postharvest

technology

under

the

leadership

of

Prof
.

Susanta

K
.

Roy

with

particular

emphasis

on

innovative

methods
:

(i)
of

produce

storage

in

Zero

Energy

Cool

Chambers

of

various

sizes

and

containers

with

evaporative

cooling

system

for

transport
.


(ii)
solar

drying

of

fruits

and

vegetables

to

overcome

glut

in

production

and

value

addition

.

(iii)
processing

fruits/vegetables,

juices

using

low

cost

technology

for

enhancing

nutritive

qualities

and

value

addition
.



The

allied

institutions

can

be

very

useful

in

the

areas

of


(i)
Rural

Management

for

farmer

outreach
.

(ii)
Food

Processing


(iii)
Bio
-
Control


(iv)
Soil

Testing

for

micro

nutrients

(v)
Mycorrhiza

applications


(vi)
Soil

amendments

(vii)
Pesticide

residues

for

various

crops


(viii)

Development

of

crop

varieties

resistant

to

abiotic

stress


Interest and experience in Postharvest
Contd..



Amity

having

its

campuses

spread

over

large

area

of

the

country,

each

campus

can

have

an

active




Establishment

of

Centre

for

Integrated

Postharvest

Management

(IPHM)

at

each

campus

of

Amity




Amity

University

Campuses

at

Lucknow

and

Jaipur

are

situated

in

a

rural

locale
.


Can

have

strong

laboratories

for

demonstration

and

training

in

food

processing




Amity

University

Noida

campus

:


Development

of

a

strong

Center

on

Postharvest

Technology

and

Cold

Chain

Management

for

teaching,

research

and

trainings
.



Interest and experience in Postharvest
Contd..


Amity

can

rightly

take

pride

in

its
:



World

class

infrastructure



hassle
-
free

administrative

system



Event

Management

of

professional

standard


Free

from

“red
-
tapeism