About Dr. Sanjeev Kumar
Dr. Sanjeev Kumar is presently working as Associate Professor-cum- Chairman of Department of Dairy Technology at Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Dairy Technology under Bihar Animal Sciences University, Patna. He did his Post- graduationin the year 2000 from Allahadad Agricultural Institute,Naini,Allahabad and Ph.D. from National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana and also acquire ICAR-SRF in Dairy Technology through All India competitive examination conducted by ASRB, New Delhi during PhD. He also qualified NET in Dairy Engineering and Technology conducted by ICAR. He started his carrier as Research Associate in Dairy Technology under the Network project on R & D support for Process up- gradation of Indigenous milk products for Industrial application at NDRI, Karnal(2000-2001). Subsequently, he joined and worked as Jr. Scientist and also In- charge Training Organizer, of KrishiVigyan Kendra, Banka under the jurisdiction of Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa (2001-2006). Further, he selected and contributed as Assistant Professor, Dairy Technology at Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Dairy Technology, Patna under RAU, Pusa and promoted to Assistant Professor (Sr. Scale). He again selected and contributed as Senior Scientist –cum-Head for KVK, Nalanda under Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour (2012-2017). Under his outstanding leadership and contribution, KVK, Nalanda conferred with ICAR- Best KVK Award(Zonal), during foundation day of ICAR 16th July 2016 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. He has also been conferred with Best Extension Scientist award by Society for Upliftment of Rural Economy, Varanasi. Dr. Kumar has having experiences in Teaching, Research, Extension and Administration for more than 18 years in different capacity. Dr. Kumar is contributing in teaching of various courses of Dairy and Food Technology to B.Tech. (D.T.), M.Tech. (DT), M.VSc. (LPT), M.Sc. (FT) and DDT Program of IGNOU, NewDelhi. Dr. Kumar has been mainly working in the area of Cheese and Fermented milk product, Traditional dairy Products and functional dairy products with special health benefits.
He has developed technology for manufacture of Feta cheese from Buffalo milk with enhanced functional attributes which has been Patented by IPO,New Delhi. Further, he has also standardized a technology for manufacture of Channa based Khorma/Belgrami, Channa Balusahian indigenous milk product of Bihar origin and also developed an enhanced shelf life of Paneer by using bio-preservatives.Dr Sanjeev has published over 75 Research paper/Review paper/Book chapter/Technical /popular articles in journals/Magzines of National and international repute and presented paper in more than 30 National and international conference.He has published 3 books, several manuals and one Patent in final stageto his credit by IPO, New Delhi. He has to his credit numerous Editorials assignments and manuscript reviewing for bothinternational and National journals including JDS, Int. journal of Dairy Technology, Journal of food processing and preservation, Journal of Food quality, Indian journal of animal sciences, JAS etc.Dr Kumar, has also conducted various National/international conferences, 47th DIC, Seminar, workshop, skill development training, FFT, Training for ARS, Kisan Mela, Dairy Mela, many training Program of various discipline of Agriculture and Allied sectoretc. as Organizing Secretary, Secretary, Co-Organizing Secretary, Co-Convenor, Course Director for both academician, farmers ,dairy personnel, officers from Governments and NGO’s.Dr. Kumar has been conferred with Associate Fellowship from National Academy of Dairy Science, India Karnal at CDT-SVVU, Tirupati in year 2018 and also awarded Fellowship from Society for Upliftment of rural economy, Varanasiin International Conference on Rural Livelihood Improvement by enhancing Farmers income through Sustainable Innovative Agri and Allied Enterprises at BIT,Patna organized by DRPCAU, Pusa, BAU, Sabour, BASU,Patna, ICAR-ATARI, Patna in year, 2018.
In addition of this, Dr. Kumar has also been awarded Young Scientist Award by All India Veterinary Public Health Association in year 2010 at BVC, Patna. Dr Kumar has also been awarded several Best paper/poster/oral awards in International/National Conferences and Seminars.