SGIDT Department of Dairy Microbiology

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 like direct vat starters (DVS) and fermented milk products such as indigenous probiotics. The research includes filled like functional efficacy and work on gut microbiota, Prebiotics and Synbiotics etc. The department undertakes teaching and guidance for both under-graduate and post-graduate Programs of the University. The scientists regularly participate in different specialized training Programs. The department has well equipped with U.G. and P. G. laboratories. The department is in the process buttressing the lab facilities with modern equipment.

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)
Total 16 (10+6)

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1. Dr. Rakesh Kumar  7766932544 More
2. Dr. Sonia Kumari 8292230618 More