Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya
Research

Research Activities

Projects Completed

S.
No.

Title

Funding Agencies

Duration

Brief write up

1.

Education of Food & Nutrition in Agriculture Universities

UNICEF/
ICAR

1980-85

Teaching programme at UG level (Food & Nutrition)

2.

Development of low cost weaning food formulations

MP COST

1992-94

Preparation and evaluation of low cost weaning foods from locally available food commodities

3.

Strengthening of Biotechnology training and research on bioconversion of foods

DBT

1998-2003

Development of infrastructure facilities in terms of equipments and research work were carried out on bioconversion of foods.

4.

Studies on processing and utilization of minor millets for product development

ICAR

2001-2003

Nutritionel evaluation of kodo, kutki, sawan and ragi were made and they were utilized for development of various products such as idli, dosa, dhokla, ragi sattu, ragi malt, chakli etc.

5.

A study on the traditional foods based on cereals and pulses in tribal areas of MP

ICAR

2001-2003

A survey study was made on nutritional status of the traditional foods consumed in tribal and backward areas of MP

6.

Application of membrane technology for preparation of clarified and concentrated juice

ICAR

2002-2004

Clarified and concentrated juices from Mango, Guava and Mahua were made and standardized the technology for their preparation.

7.

Studies on shelf life extension of wild edible ,medicinal mushroom from tribal areas of MP through gamma radiation

BARC

2008-2012

Carried out research work on mushrooms for shelf- life extension through gamma radiation.


Projects in Hands :

S.No.

Title

Funding Agencies

Duration

Brief write up

1.

Preservation of water chestnut by gamma radiation processing

BARC

Continue from 2011

Conducted research on shelf life extension of water chest nuts through gamma radiation.

2.

Development of locally adaptable cooking recipes using soybean

JICA

Continue from 2012

Development and popularization of soy supplemented recipies


Other Activities :  

Implemented experiential learning programme on "Post Harvest Technology and Value Addition" at under graduate level for commercial production of value added products based on cereals, pulses, oil seeds, fruits and vegetables.


Technology developed :

  • Formulated and developed low cost weaning foods, health foods, nutritious sattu and paustik atta, protein and mineral rich biscuits.  
  • Documented traditional foods based on cereals and pulses in tribal areas of MP and suggested for their nutritional improvements.
  • Developed and evaluated many nutritional enrich  products based on minor millets such as traditional foods, fermented foods, baked foods,  therapeutic foods etc.
  • Developed technology for liquefaction of fruit pulps of mango, guava, papaya, banana etc. for production of clarified juices.