SGIDT Department of Dairy Microbiology
Dairy Microbiology Division is currently engaged in research, teaching, consultancy, training and technology transfer in specialized field of Dairy Microbiology Broadly, the research work of the division covers the areas related to starter cultures and fermented milk products; direct vat starters (DVS); indigenous probiotics, their functional efficacy and gut microbiota, Prebiotics and Synbiotics; The faculty is also planning to impart teaching and guidance for both under-graduate and post-graduate programmes. The division is also contributing in teaching Microbiology courses for B. Tech (Dairy Technology) students. Division scientists regularly participate in different specialized training programmes covering basic and applied areas of dairy microbiology including quality assurance, food safety, starter cultures and fermented health foods for HRD development in our country. The department is well equipped with basic equipments and glass wares viz. Autoclave, Hot air Oven, BOD incubator, weighing Balance, Laminar air flow, Deep Freezer, Refrigerator, Centrifuge, etc to carry out basic practical and research.
|S. No.||Course No.||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|1.||DTM-111||Fundamentals of Microbiology||3 (2+1)|
|2.||DTM-121||Microbiology of Fluid Milk||2 (1+1)|
|3.||DTM-222||Microbiology of Dairy Products||2 (1+1)|
|4.||DTM-221||Starter Cultures and Fermented Milk Products||3 (2+1)|
|5.||DTM-331||Quality and Safety Monitoring in Dairy Industry||3 (2+1)|
|6.||DTM-321||Food and Industrial Microbiology||3 (2+1)|
There are two laboratory in the Department, one for Undergraduate and other for Post graduate. Undergraduate laboratory is engaging the students of B.Tech., Biotech for practical in different semester. In future PG programme is about to start. The PG laboratory is also well equipped with basic equipment needed to start the programme.
|Name of the Scientist||Research Paper / Review Article||Popular Articles||Books||Book Chapters|
|Dr. Sonia Kumari||14||12||00||02|
|Dr. Rakesh Kumar||30||35||02||10|