The Department of Livestock Products Technology of the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research (RIVER) has brought out a training manual on small-scale, household-based milk processing.
The release of the manual coincided with a training workshop held for 12 batches (243 participants) as part of a project on “Value-added Milk Products Processing at Household Level” funded by the Department of Science and Technology’s Women Scientist Scheme-B and Women in Science and Engineering-KIRAN Division of the Government of India.
In addition to this, a programme on “Awareness about FSSAI Registration and its Importance for Entrepreneurship and Retail Registration Procedure” was arranged for more than 200 participants.
V. Sejian, Dean, RIVER; K.A. Arul Anand, Joint Director, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), Chennai; and S. Kasthuri, Principal Investigator of the project, participated. The training was led by a RIVER team comprising K. Natchimuthu, Banu Rekha, Rajalakshmi, Venkatesa Perumal and Nithya Quintoil.
Source : The Hindu Sep 04th 2023