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Research Development Council (RDC)

Research Development Council consisting of 87 members drawn from industry, academia & research institutions has been set up to chalk out the future research agenda of NIFTEM. Experts from Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)/Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI)/Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering & Technology (CIPHET)/Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL)/Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO)/IIT Kharagpur, Harcourt Butler Technological Institute (HBTI), Kanpur have been included in the council. RDC aims at associating the industry with research and its applications in general and academics of NIFTEM faculty & students in particular. The interaction of students with industries and their representatives provides necessary exposure and understanding of existing problems and international challenges of food processing sector in view of globalization, commercialization and liberalization. The RDC provides insights & advice to NIFTEM on the following issues:


  1. Lay down a road map of research in NIFTEM for next 10 years and identify particular areas of research with the help of industry.
  2. Identify industry problems which need to be taken up as research topics.
  3. Identifying collaborators, alternative approaches, and technologies that may improve an investigator’s research.
  4. Identifying groups of investigators from public and private sector with common interests in order to develop new collaborative research projects.
  5. Facilitating in commercialization of intellectual property, spin-off companies and technology transfer.
  6. Identification of sources of funding for endowed chairs, named professorships, undergraduate scholarships, and graduate student fellowships.
  7. Identify funding sources for faculty and encourage them to take up interdisciplinary research initiatives in larger, cross-cutting areas.
  8. Propose and/or review major new research initiatives (potentially involving faculty hiring and seed funding).


Two meetings of NIFTEM Research Development Council have so far been held.


1.

Mr. K Sivamohan Reddy
Director
Naturo Food and Fruit Products Pvt. Ltd
P.B. No.18, B.V. Reddy Colony
Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh)
A.P. - 517 001
Tel: 08572-222656,222657,645975
Fax: 08572-222657
Email:sivamohan9@sancharnet.in,naturosales@naturo.biz,

2.

Mr. Bharat Arora
Chairman
Harnarayan Gokulchand
B-3/1, Lawrence Road Industrial Area
Delhi - 110035
Tel: 011-27181540/55399821
Fax: 011-27187918
Mob: 9810056856
Email:arorabharat58@yahoo.com; harnarain@yahoo.com;

3.

Mr. Mukesh Gupta
Executive Director
M.R Morarka –GDC
Rural Research Foundation, Vatika Road
Off Tonk Road
Jaipur-302022
Rajasthan
Email : mukesh@morakamail.com

4.

Ms. Jyoti Vij
Chief-Regulatory Affairs,
Financial Sector,Corporate
Conferation of Indian Industry
CII Central Office Mnatosh
Sondhi Cennte 23 Institutional
Lodi road, New Delhi-110003,
Phone:-91-11-24629994-7
Fax No. 011-24682229
Email: jyoti.vij@cii.in

5.

Mr. Apurv Jindal
Director
Jindal Frozen Foods Pvt. Ltd.
Narain Naga, Industrial Estate,
Bazpur Road,
Kashipur-244713
Uttaranchal
Tel. No.: 05947-262491-92
Email:-jindalfrozen@sancharnet.in

6.

Mr. Dev Raj Dabas
Quality Assurance Manager
Britannia Industries Ltd
33, Lwrence Road Industrial Area,
Delhi-110035
Phone : 011-30788000

7.

Mr. Akshay Bector
Managing Director
Mrs. Bector's Food Specialties Ltd
(Sauce Division), Theing Road,
Phillaur-144410, Dist. Jalandhar, Punjab
Phone : 01826-502931
Email : akshaybector@mrsbectorfoods.com

8.

Mr. Sanjay Singh
Vice President - Nutraceuticals
Alkem Laboratories Limited
Alkem Reserch Centre, C-17/7,
MIDC Taloja Taluka Panvel,
Dist - Raigad
Maharastra 410208
022-27412731

9.

Mr. Amitabha Ray
Managing Director
Schreiber Dynamix Dairies Limited
(Dynamix Dairy Industries Limited)
A-306/307, Dynasty Business Park 58,
Andheri Kurla Road, Andheri (E)
Mumbai 400 059
022-67711900/01

10.

Mr. Giresh Kumar Thakur
Deputy Head
Indian Confectionery
Manufacturer’s Association
Ansal Plaza, ‘C’ Block 2nd Floor
August Kranti Marg Andrews Ganj
New Delhi 110 049
Phone:26262294 to 298

11.

Mr. Gurnish Singh
Director Technical
Fab Flavours & Fragrances Private Limited
(Red Club Flavours Private Limited)
1489-91, II Floors S.P.Mukherjee Marg
New Delhi 110 006
Phone:32622265, 23830864, 23950287

12.

Mr. Atul Dattatray Banginwar
Managing Director
Trimurti Foodtech Private Limited
Plot No. A-5, MIDC Area Rly Station
Auranagabad 431005 (Maharashtra)
Phone:0240-2349819/09823016327

13.

Mr. Parveen Garg
Chief Executive Officer
Bonn Nutrients Private Limited
204/K-1, Chandigarh Road Jhabewal
Punjab Ludhiana 141 123
Phone:0161-2685104

14.

Dr. Tej Kuchroo
Managing Director
Vitek Foods Private Limited
E-312 Crystal Plaza New Link Road
Mumbai 400053
022-26733343

15.

Mr. Prabhakar Kanade
Head- R&D
Mother dairy Foods Processing Limited
Patparganj
Delhi 110 092
Phone:011-22474845
Email : rabhakar.kanade@motherdairy.com

16.

Mr. Amit Bhardwaj
Director
Ajanta Additives Private Limited
Galleria Market, Plot No. 504 Phase- IV
Gurgaon 122002
Phone:0124-2570424, 2806057

17.

Ms. Jyoti Bhasin
Head-Food Division
NSF Safety and Certification India Private Ltd
108, Time Center, Golf Course Road
Gurgaon- 122002
Phone: 0124-4820100

18.

Mr. Premji Tokershi Nisar
Director- Technical
Rich Kwality Products Private Limited
J-177, MIDC Bhosari
Pune 411 026 (Maharashtra)
Phone:020-30681123/1103/18

19.

Ms. Sweta Purandare
Manager- Regulartory Affairs
Procter & gamble India Limited
P & G Plaza, 4th Floor cardinal
Gracias Road Chakala, Andheri (E)
Mumbai 400 099
Phone:022-28267223, 28266000 (Extn: 7223)

20.

Dr. Priti
Associate Director
Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited
Plot No. 90, Sector-32
Gurgaon 122001 (Haryana)
Phone: 0124-4135000

21.

Mr. Vidyadhar
General Manager
Parle Products Private Limited
36.8KM, Delhi Rohtak Road Sankhon
Village Dist. Jhajjar,  Haryana
Phone:01276-241547/241648

22.

Mr. Gururaj Karur
Country Manager- Flavour
Givaudan Flavour India Private Limited
Quest International India Limited
Akruti Centrepoint 401, 4th Floor, MIDC  Central Road, MIDC Andheri East, Mumbai
Phone: 022- 66625700/775

23.

Dr. H. Bhuvanednra Kumar
Manger Regulatory Affairs
Novozymes South Asia Pvt. Ltd.
Plot No. 32, 47-50,
EPIP Area, Whitefield
Bangalore 560066
Phone: 080- 30593500

24.

Mr. Samit Gupta
Director
Neugen Nutrition S ystem (P) Ltd
A-11, Shriram,Jodi Esatte ,
Near wadala Telephone Exchange, Wadala
Mumbai 400031
Phone: 022- 4073222

25.

Sh. Amit Dhanuka
Vice President,
AIFPA And Chief Executive E.O.
Bee care India, Pvt. Ltd.
All India Food Processors Association.
206, Aurbindo Place Market
Aurobindo Marg, Hauz Khas,
New Delhi-06,
Fax: 011-2651 0860
E-mail: aifpa@vsnl.net
Web: www.aifpa.net

26.

Mr. Mukul Mittal
Director
Mittal Fresh Food Pvt. Ltd.,
GTB Complex, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Phone : 0755-2554319,0755-6554319
Email:Mittalfood@gmail.com

27.

Mr. Piruz Khambatta
Rasna Pvt. Ltd. Rasna House,
House opp Sears,
Tower, Gulabi Terka,
Ahmadabad, Gujrat-380015.
Phone:79-26449603
Email:pak@rasnainternational.com

28.

Mr. Gurnam Arora
Jt. Managing Director
Kohinoor Foods Limited,
201, Vipps Centre, Masjid Moth
Greater Kailash-II, New Delhi-110048
Ph.011-41635757 
Fax no. 011-41638586/87
Email:info@kohinoorfoods.in

29. Dr. K. Alagusundaram
Deputy Director General
(Agricultural Engineering)
Divison of Agricultural Engineering,
krishi Anusandhan Bhawan -II
New Delhi-110012 INDIA
Phone : 91-11-25843415
Email: ddgengg@icar.org.in
30.

Dr. K.K. Singh
Asst. Director General (Process Engineering)

ICAR, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan-II,
R.No. 407, Pusa,
New Delhi-110012.
Phone:011-25846492
Email : kksingh@icar.org.in

31.

Shri. Darshan Singh Chadha
B-1/25, Ashok Vihar, Phase-II,
Delhi-110052.
Phone : 011-27212512
Mobile No. 09810490116

32. Dr. Raghava Rao
K. S. M. S. Chief Scientist

Food Engineering, CFTRI, Mysore
Phone- 0821 2513910 (O), 2340988 (Res)
Email raghavarao@cftri.res.in
33. Dr. S. S. Lele
Professor

Department of Food Engineering & Technology
ICT MUMBAI INDIA.
Phone- 022-24100136
Email ss.lele@ictmumbai.edu.in
34. Prof. A. K. Datta
AGFE, IIT, Khragpur
Phone -03222 283118( O ) 283119(R)
Email –akd@agfe.iitkgp.ernet.in
35. Dr. Rameshwar Singh
Project Director (DKMA),

ICAR, Delhi
5th Floor, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan-I, Pusa, New Delhi-110 012 INDIA
Phone: 91-11-25842787
Fax: 91-11-25843285
E-mail: pddkma@icar.org.in
36. Mr. A. K. Gupta
Managing Director

Shamsons Foods
B-39, Lawrence Road Industrial Area
Delhi - 110035
Phone:011-47062838,
Fax:011-27184476
Mobile: 9810117239
Email: anubhav_005@yahoo.com
37.

Mr. Abdul Mueed
Chairman
Hamdard (WAKF) Laboratories,
Hamdard Building, 2A/3,
Asaf Ali Road, New Delhi-110002,
Phone:- 23239801
E-mail:-info@hamdard.com

38.

Mr. B. Raghuramaiah
Director
Food Ingredient Specialities Private Limited
No. 90, Vanagaram- Ambattur Road Ayananbakkam,Chennai 600095
Phone:044-26531336, 26530572, 26530451

39.

Dr. Deepa Bhajekar
Chief Executive Officer
The Microchem Laboratory
125, Vardhaman Indl Estate
Gokul Nagar,
Thana (W) 400 601 (Maharashtra)
Phone: 022-21721260,21724376,21720631

40.

Mr. Omvir Singh
Head-Manufacturing
Galla Foods Private Limited
Rangampeta, Puthalapattu (M)
Chittoor 517124 (Andhra Pradesh)
Phone:08572-270570-73

41.

Mr. P. Murugesan
Manager Product Development
Saga Foods Products Private Limited
AF-2214, 7th Street, 11th Main Road
Anna Nagar, Chennai 600040
Phone:044-26283991/262866620

42.

Ms. Sangeeta Chadha
Manager- Regulatory Affairs
DSM Nutritional Products India Pvt. Ltd.
9th Floor, Infinity Tower A, DLF Phase II
Gurgaon 122002
Phone: 0124-4179 90
Email: sangeeta.chadha@dsm.com

43.

Ms. Shilpa Agrawal
Regulatory Professional
Hector Beverages Pvt. Ltd.
B-82, South City One
Gurgaon- 122001, (Haryana)
Phone: 0124- 4222033

44.

Dr. Vaibhav Kulkarni
Head Regulartory ANI
Abbott Healthcare Private Limited
Unit 4, Corporate Park Chembur
Mumbai 400071
Phone: 022- 6797 8791

45.

Mr. Sonjai Uppal
Senior Manager- R&D
Danone Foods & Beverages (India) Pvt. Ltd.
11th Floor, Builiding No.-8 Tower C,
DLF Cybercity, DLF Phase-2,
Gurgaon 122002
Phone: 0124-4714915
Mobile: 9810257024
Email : sanjai_uppal@yahoo.com

46.

Mr. Ramesh Kumar Chawla
Managing Director
Gee Gee Food & Packaging Co. Pvt. Ltd.
B-188/2, Savitri Nagar, Malviya Nagar, New Delhi-110017
Mobile: 9868849305
Email : ggfood@gmail.com

47.

Mr. T. V. B. Ready
Head R&D Food,
Daubar India Ltd. R&D 22,
Site IV Sahibabad Ghaziabad (UP)-201010,
Phone: 0120-4378588,09999984059,
Email: hemchandra.joshi@dabur.com

48.

Ms. Swati Bhattacharya
Vice President
Corporate Relations Ingersoll Rand
Phone: 011-43206400,+91-124-6729000
Email : sbhattacharya@irco.com
heena.mahamana@irco.com

49. Dr. Subodh Jindal
Excelsior Food and chemical Industries

A-1, Lawrence Road, Industrial Area
New Delhi - 110035
Mobile: 09810287077
Email : sjindal@satyam.net.in
50. Dr. Runu Chakraborty
Professor

Department of Food Technology & Bio-Chemical Engineering,Jadavpur
Mobile: 09831122626
Email rcchakraborty@ftbe.jdvu.ac.in
51. Prof. Bhupinder Singh Khatkar,
Prof. & Dean

Department of Food Technology
Guru Jambeshwar University, Hisar
Phone: 01662-263313
Email: bskhatkar@yahoo.co.in
52. Mrs. Sadhana Relia
Head, international multilateral and Regional Cooperation Division (IMRCD) & Scientist 'G'
Department of Science & Technology (DST),
Govt. of India New Delhi
Phone: 011-26590460,011-26602216
Email: sreha@nic.in
53. Dr. Jyoti Sharma
Scientist D

Department of Science & Technology (DST),Govt. of India
Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road,
New Delhi-110016
Phone : 011-26590304
Email : Sharma.jyoti@nic.in
54. Dr. Renu Swaroop
Managing Director

BIRAC & Advisor-Deptt. Of Biotechnology
1st Floor, MTNL Building, 9, CGO Complex
Lodhi Road,
New Delhi-110003
Next to Scope Complex. Infront of Gate no. 13, JLN Stadium
55. Dr. T. S. R. Rao
Block 2, 8th Floor,
Department of Biotechnology
CGO Complex, Lodhi Road
New Delhi-110003
Phone: 9111-24360295
Email: biosafety.dbt@nic.in
56. Prof. Dr. Y. K. Gupta
Head of Department of Pharmacology

All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS)
363/3/3282, Aurobindo Marg,
AIIMS Campus, Ansari Nagar East,
Delhi 110016
Phone: 011-60606464
Email: ykgupta@aiims.ac.in
57. Dr. Sekhar Basu
Director, BARC

Bhabha Atomic Research center,
Trombay,
Mumbai-400085 India
Phone: +91-22-25505050 / 25592000
58.

Dr. H. S. Gujral
Head of Department
Food Science & Technology
Gurunanak Dev University
GT Road, Amritsar, Punjab
Ph: 0183- 2258802-09 (Extn. 3429)
Email ID: hsauiral7(a)vahoo.co.in
Mobile No.: 9915083674

59.

Dr. Shashi Bala Singh
Director
Defence Institute of Physiology & Allied Sciences (DIPAS)
Lucknow Road, Timarpur, Delhi-110054
Ph: 011-23883107/8
Email: director@dipas.drdo.in

60.

Dr. K. K. Sharma
Project Coordinator of All India Network Project on Pesticide Residues
Division Agriculture Chemicals
Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI)
Email: kksaicrp@yahoo.co.in Phone: 01125846396

61.

Ms. Vinod Kotwal
Director Codex & Liaison Officer
National Codex Contact Point
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI),
(Ministry of Health and Family Welfare)
FDA Bhawan, Kotla Road,
New DeUU-110002,
Tel: +91-11-23237439
Email: vinod.kotwal@nic.in

62.

Dr. S Dave
Advisor-FSSAI & Chairman CODEX Alimentrious Commission
FDA Bhawan, Near Bal Bhavan, Kotla Road,
New Delhi-110002 India.
Ph:011-23238975

63. Dr. S K Saxena
Director

Export Inspection Council of India
(Department of Commerce)
(Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India)
Illrd Floor - NDYMCA Cultural Centre Building,1,
Jaisingh Road
New Delhi-110001
Phone: +91-11-23341263/23748189,23365540
Email: director@eicindia.gov.in
64.

Dr. Prabodh S Halde
Head of R&D Regularity Division
Marico Limited,
Plot No. 23 C, Marks Buildings Opp. Hotel Traveller’s Inn, Paper Box Gali Shanti Nagar
MIDC, Mahakali Cave Road, Andheri (E)
Phone.: 022-61719191
Email: prabodh@maricoindia.net

65.

Dr. K. D. Yadav
Vice President
K.D.Oil Industries Pvt. Ltd
Chandavali Estate , Saki Vihar Road
Saki Naka, Mumbai 400072
Phone: 022-28478811
Email: chitra@kamani.com

66.

Prof. (Dr.) R. K. Khandal
Vice chancellor
No. 64,Ekta Apartments
DDA, Flats,(Near Delhi Public School)
Sector 3, Dwarka New delhi,
Email : drrakeshkhandal@gmail.com

67.

Dr. Alagusundaram
Dy. Dir. General (Agrl. EnggDept),
Indian Council of Agri. Research,
Krishi Bhavan, Raisina Road, Opp rail Bhavan,
New Delhi -110001
Phone: 01125843277

68.

Dr. Panna Lal Singh
Principal Scientist, central Institute of Agricultural Engg (ICAR)
Nabibagh, Berasia Road, Bhopal -462038,
Email: plsingh@ciae.res.in, pannalalsingh24@gmail.com

69.

Mr. Nanda Kumar
Principal Scientist
ITC Foods Ltd.
Imotech park Harischandra layout,
Jeevanhalli, Cox town, Bangalore,
Karnataka 560005
Phone:08022981100

70.

Dr. S. K. Lalwani
Director, CDC, Ministry of Science & Technology
2nd Floor, Core IV-B, India Habitat Centre,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003
Phone: +91-11-24602601/24602915/24601533
Email: sklalwani@cdc.org.in

71.

Mr. Neeraj Sharma
Advisor
Department of Science & Technology,
Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli road,
New Delhi-110016
Phone: +91-11-26567373,26962819
Fax: +91-11-26864570,26862418
Email: dstinfo@nic.in

72. Mr. A. S. Mujumdar
Editor-in-Chief Editor,

Drying Technology an international journal,
Professor Emeritus, NIFTEM
Adjunct Professor in Bioresources and Mining Engineering,
MCGill University, Canada
Distinguished Professor at ICT, Mumbai
Email: arunmujumdar123@gmail.com
73.

Prof. Manoj Kulshreshtha
Professor & Director
Amity Institute of Food Technology,
Amity University,
Sector 125, Noida,
Uttar Pradesh 201303

74. Mr. Pradeep Sharma
GM (Administration)

Punjab Agro Industries Corporation & Additional MD,
Punjab Agri. Export Corporation,
2-A, Sector 28-A, Madhya Marg,
Chandigarh- 160002, INDIA
Fax: 91-172-2657398, 2651561
75. Prof. T. K. Goswami
Deptt. Of Agri. & Engg,

Indian Institute of Technology,
Kharagpur,
West Bengal-721302
76.

Dr. Salim Siddiqui
Professor and Head,
Centre of Food Science and Technology,
CCS Haryana Agricultural university,
Hisar, Haryana-125004

77.

Dr. S. S. Ghonkrokta
President, AFST(I)
CSIR-CFTRI campus
Mysore 570020
Karnataka,
Phone: 0821-2515557
Fax: 0821-2518670
Email: afstimys@yahoo.com

78.

Mr. Badrul Hasan,
Executive Director,
National Cooperative Development Corporation,
Hauz khas, New Delhi, Delhiw

79. Mr. Ram Khilari,
Former Director DST,

Special Area DEV. Authority,
Plot- 12 CITY CENTRE,
GWALIOR- 474008
80. Dr. Jyoti Bhatt
Advisor,

Department of Science & Technology,
Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road,
New Delhi- 110016
Telephone: +91-11-26567373, 26962819,
Fax: +91-11-26864570, 26862418,
Email: dstinfo@nic.in
81. Mr. Anil Jauhri
CEO,

Quality Council Of India,
2nd Floor, Institution of Engineers Building,
2-Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi- 110002
Phone: 011 2337 9321
Email: ceo.nabcb@qcin.org
82. Mr. S. Dave
Advisor,

Food Safety and Standard Authority of India,
E-17, Defense Colony, New Delhi,
Phone: 011 2323 6975
83. Sh. Anil Relia
Director,

NABL,
Plot No. 45, sec 44,
Gurgaon- 122002, Haryana
Phone: 91-124-4679700
84. Sh. K. K. Jindal
Commissioner of Food Safety,

Department of Food Safety Govt. of NCT Delhi,
8th Floor, Mayur Bhawan
Connaught Place
New Delhi- 110001,
Phone: 23413488
Email: cfss.delhi@nic.in
85. Prof. N. C. Saha
Director,

Indian Institute of Packaging,
Plot No. 21, Functional Industrial Estate, Patparganj,
New Delhi- 110092
Phone: 011 2216 6704
86. Mr. Sumit Gulati
Freelancer Training & Consultant,

Freelance Consultation,
25, Paris Nagar, Coimbatore Civil Aerodrome, Coimbatore- 641014
Phone: (91)- 9486802505, (91)- 422- 2599242
87. Prof. Vijay Paul Sharma
Proffesor,

Indian Institute of Management,
Vastrapur, Ahmedabad- 380015,
Gujarat,
Phone: 91-79-66324631/ 26306896
Email: vijay@iimahd.ernet.in