Centre of Nutrition and Dietetics Studies (CNDS)

IGMPI Approvals & Accreditation: Approved by Quality Council of India (QCI) & Accredited Vocational Institution of Ministry of HRD, Government of India, Approved Training Institute of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), Recognized by Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, An ISO 9001:2015 Certified Organisation registered under The Societies Registration Act,1860 Government of India Empanelled under Ministry of Horticulture and Food Processing, Government of Uttar Pradesh, Affiliated with Life Sciences and Food Industry Sector Skills Council (SSC)
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About CNDS


Center of Nutrition and Dietetics Studies (CNDS) which has been set up under the aegis of IGMPI registered as a non-profit society (under The Societies Registration Act, 1860) with Government of India. The Center is committed to promote proper diet and nutrition which is crucial to the health and happiness of the society at large. CNDS also offers research dissertation and education programmes and imparts intensive classroom, field and distance & eLearning training programmes in the areas of Nutrition, Dietetics and Nutraceuticals for Life Sciences, Food, Pharmaceutical students and professionals with the objective of to nurture them in this field.

The Center provide ample amount of opportunities for the students to comprehend the latest diet plans and nutrition requirements with hands on practices in Industry, Hospitals and Clinics. It offers various Diploma certificates like Post Graduate, Executive and Industry Certificates in various disciplines like Clinical Nutrition, Nutraceuticals, Nutrition & Dietetics and Professional Certificates like Certified Nutritional Counselor and Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist. These Certificates provide industry practice and upgrade the knowledge through industry relevant projects using the proper background knowledge. Center offers to upgrade the prowess of nutritionists and dieticians who are currently working or employed as well. The emphasis is on training and Certifications with a pragmatic approach to stand out among the crowd.

This credential implies that you have achieved an advanced level of expertise and experience in the field. The Center is committed to making nutrition accessible to everyone through nutrition recommendations, easy-to-follow explanations, and a sensitive, caring, personable attitude. The Center provides awareness about treating people with perfectly selected Nutraceuticals and to provide an alternative to the medicines which may have side effects and may be expensive for long term treatments.

Center for Nutrition and Dietetics Studies (CNDS) offers following education and training programmes

Live classes by Ms. Binu Bhatia, Associate Professor, CNDS, IGMPI


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Product Development@CNDS Nutrition Lab

In order to fulfill its one of the objectives Center for Nutrition and Dietetics Studies is also engaged in research and product development in the areas of nutrition, multi-vitamin and nutraceuticals . It has recently developed a novel product- PRATHINAM™ Whey Protein Powder which is a right protein for right health. It is tasty protein drink which is healthy, nutritious and provides the right amount of protein, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins which our daily diet is not able to fulfill. Prathinam is one of its kinds of product that offers you the benefit of 100% whey protein along with all elements to support good brain health, help in weight management, a blessing for pregnant and nursing mothers and keeps you in best of your health. It’s being preferred by so many doctors and gynecologist for supreme health of their patients.

International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition Publication

Glimpse of Research Projects completed at Center for Nutrition and Dietetics Studies, IGMPI

Name of the Scholar Duration Worked on Under the Guidance of
Pragati Jain 4 Months Effect of nutritional, physicochemical and sensory properties on the development of bread with the incorporation of wheat grass powder IGMPI Faculty Members, Sangita Borah, Jaya Khanduri
Swastika Pandey 6 Months Evaluation of Physicochemical, Nutritional and Sensory Properties of Foxtail Millet Incorporated Biscuit IGMPI Faculty Members, Sangita Borah, Jaya Khanduri

CNDS, IGMPI Faculty

Ms. Binu Bhatia, Associate Professor

She has 12 years’ experience of teaching and research and 3.6 years of clinical experience. She is the recipient of “BEST PRESIDENT POSTER AWARD” at 44th Annual National conference of Indian Dietetic Association, AIIMS, New Delhi, 3-5 Nov. 2011 for paper presentation in Poster Session on " NUTRITIONAL AND SENSORY EVALUATION OF A HEALTH MIX DEVELOPED FROM BANANA POWDER." She has also been awarded as second best poster award in Poster Session on "ASSESSING THE EFFICACY OF NUTRITION EDUCATION INTERVENTION AMONG THE COLLEGE GIRLS ON OBESITY" at INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON OBESITY AND ITS RELATION TO BODY COMPOSITION held on 2 June 2011 at Faculty of Applied Science, Manav Rachna International University.
Also Qualified National Eligibility Test (Lectureship/AssistantProfessorship)-2004 Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ICAR).Completed The International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK) level 1 anthropometry course and was trained on proper land marking techniques and how to collect a restricted profile (8 skin folds, 4 girths, 2 bone breaths, weight and height). Her research interests include public health nutrition, therapeutic nutrition, nutrition education, childhood obesity and junk food, food product development etc. She has guided more than 25 M. Sc. Dissertation. She has presented papers at numerous national and international conferences and has more than 25 article publications in health magazines and dailies such as Deccan Herald, Delhi Times etc. to her credit. She has edited a book named “Scientific Approaches for Performance Enhancement” and was also on the editorial board of Special Issue of MR International Journal of Applied Health Sciences. She is a member of several academic bodies including the Nutrition Society of India and Indian Dietetic Association, the Indian Society for Parental & Enteral Nutrition. She had held the post of Executive Member of Indian Dietetic Association, Delhi Chapter (April 2011-2014) and Joint Secretary, Indian Dietetic Association, Delhi Chapter (2015-2018).She has delivered several radio talks, participated in live programmes, career counseling for Community Radio Station RMR 107 .8 and other FM and TV channels. She has organized and coordinated various National and International Conferences, Seminars and Workshops.

Ms. Jaya Khanduri, Associate Professor

Ms.Jaya Khanduri is associated with IGMPI as an Associate Professor. Prior to her association with IGMPI she has worked with groups like Dabon International Pvt. Ltd. (Joint Venture Of Dabur India and Bongrain France) as Manager Quality for 8 years , M/S Cremica Agro Foods Ltd.(Bakery) as a Quality Analyst and M/S CEPHAM Milk Specialities Ltd. as a Quality Control Executive . She has been an integral part in the preparation of documents for licensing and registration of FSSAI & Legal metrology during her industrial experience . She has also worked with different countries for label compliance (as per FSSAI labeling laws) of imported products ( approx 150 products). She has successfully implemented FSMS and achieved ISO 22000:2005 at Dabon International Pvt. Ltd. Owing to her 15 years of experience in handling Quality Management system (HACCP, GMP, GHP, ISO22000, FSSC22000, Lean Six Sigma) and expertise in initiating & implementing of Food Safety and Management Systems she has sound knowledge on Food Safety Legislation such as FSSAI-2011, Legal Metrology, Import/ Export Laws. She has excellent command over subjects of GMP, QA&QC, RA and FSMS. Given her extensive experience across the food sector she is hand holding with IGMPI in its mission of knowledge dissemination and Human Resource Development.

Dr. Manisha Gupta, Assistant Professor (Product Management)

Dr. Manisha Gupta has rich teaching experience in Management Stream. She was Assistant Professor at Management Department in Lingaya's Lalita Devi Institute of Management & Sciences, Delhi for more than two years. She has been a part of core team in organizing many events like various Faculty Development Program, Conferences and Seminar at National level. She has expertise and proficiency in various fields like Principles of Management, Organization Behavior, Business Communication, Marketing Management, Indian Economy, Business Ethics and CSR, IBM, Digital Marketing and Research Methodology. With her knowledge and rich experience, she is focused on practical aspects of current needs, contemporary and emerging trends in Management fields like Pharma and Food Marketing Management and Indian Economy. She has research experience in the Management field. She had published one book and nine research papers in national and international Journals and one paper in Scopus listed Journal also. She holds the doctoral degree Ph.D. in Management from SHIATS (Formerly called Allahabad Agriculture Institute- Deemed University, Allahabad). She had qualified UGC NET in Management twice. She is MBA with the specialization marketing from SPMIT, Allahabad which is affiliated to GBTU and in Graduations she has done B.Sc (Bio) from Ewing Christian College which is an autonomous college of University of Allahabad.

Mohammad Atiq Alam, Assistant Professor (Product Management)

A pharmaceutical sales, marketing and product management professional with rich management experience in pharma companies like Abbott Healthcare, BSN Medical India and Fresenius Kabi , Mohammad Atiq on various profiles like Area Business Manager / Territory Business Manager is responsible for teaching and industry oriented intensive training for our product management, sales and marketing and medical sales programmes. He is also coordinating and providing assistance to senior faculty members in updating and finalizing the training modules, content and methodology. He is an MBA in Pharmaceutical Management from Jamia Hamdard New Delhi and a Bachelor of Pharmacy from Uttar Pradesh Technical University Lucknow.

Ms. V K Mandavi, Assistant Professor

She is a young and dedicated member of IGMPI who has brought an innovative approach towards food safety and quality. She is involved in imparting training for our various regular and distance cum e-learning programmes as well as FSSAI Food Safety Supervisor training. She has completed her B.Tech & M.Tech in Food Technology from UPTU. In addition to these, she is HACCP Level 2 certified, FoSTac ToT certified and Food Safety Digital Mitra (FSSAI). She had industrial exposure in Haldiram’s (Snacks and Sweets), Barmalt (I) Private Limited and Signature Industries Pvt. Ltd. She has earned quality experience in defining & implementing quality standards, inspection of both raw & finished product. She has had a rich exposure to technical as well as regulatory aspects of product testing from her experience in Quality Control department. She has also worked as Food Safety Auditor and has a rich experience in third parting audits.Her professional skills include designing and implementing Quality systems within organizations; Performing audits; Preparation and review of SOP's, Protocols; Managing regulatory and supplier inspection and performing Vendor Qualification Audits. She has also imparted Onsite trainings on Food Safety & Hygiene as & when required by the clients. She has sound knowledge on topics including GMP, HACCP, Food Safety, Food Hygiene and Food Quality Management System (FSMS).

Ms. Priyanka Rawat, Assistant Professor

She is a diligent professional having exposure to both academics and industry. She is working with IGMPI as an Assistant Professor from more than 2.6 years. She has completed M.Tech in Food Technology from Amity University. She is responsible for develop training modules, e-lectures, online live lectures and personal lectures delivering her best of knowledge in food processing, food science and technology, food chemistry, bakery and confectionary, bakery science and technology and new product development. She also provides academic advisement to students including assistance with thesis and dissertation completion. She manages major projects of students to complete their project work. She explores and develops new product by keeping in view of their nutritional value with planned schedule and prepare reports of completed projects for publication in technical journals. She has major publications with CSIR- CFTRI, Mysore on the project of by- product utilization from the food Industry on the topic entitled “Development and Evaluation of Fortified Traditional Snack Food from Wheat Germ”. She has also worked and published a paper while working in the Surya Food & Agro Ltd (Priyagold Biscuits) on the project entitled “Development and Evaluation of Gluten-Free Biscuits by Incorporation of Mahua Powder as Natural Suga ”. Apart from this, she has worked in Jubilant Fresh Pvt. Ltd. ,Noida on the project of Ready to Eat Salads for Dominos etc. She has industrial exposure in Cremica Agro Pvt. Ltd., Greater Noida, and Haldirams (Snacks and Sweets), Noida. She has published few research papers and review literatures under her name.

Mr. Amitabh Srivastava, Principal Consultant

A specialist of food safety and quality. Mr. Srivastava has been playing a vital role in our FFSQ team. With a vast experience of 22 years in the food industry, he has worked as an empanelled lead auditor for ISO 22000, HACCP, BRC, GMP, FSSC 22000, and ISO 9001. Mr. Srivastava has completed almost 1300 audits and 29 witness audits by different Accreditation Board like NABCB, RVA, JAS-ANZ, Norway, DAC, EGYPT, ROMANIA & KAN (Indonesia) with different CBs and carried out international audits in Kuwait, Nigeria and Dubai, and Singapore. He was an Approved Trainer with QCI for Tasty Food Safe Food scheme. He is an IRCA Approved LA courses as tutor on behalf of URS Certification. He has also provided HACCP training in Middle East (Kuwait) to Diet Centers. His scope of work also includes Supplier Audits, Certification Audits, FSMS, HACCP and QMS. In QMS, he has covered almost all sectors; and been involved in FSMS in-house training (Catering, Hotels, Meat Industry, Slaughter House, Hotel Management Institutes, Restaurants, Fast Food Chains, Amity University, National Productivity Council, and IHM). Prior to this Mr. Srivastava was a Technical Manager at K.V. Spices India (P) Ltd and he has also been associated with the D.S Group Catch Spices, Catch Water & Mouth Freshener Division, PepsiCo Snacks, UB Group (Kissan Jam & Squashes).

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