Faculty of Food Safety and Quality®

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IGMPI Food & Nutrition Faculty


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. She is also a national level TOT certified FSSAI resource.

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. Prachi Sinha, Assistant Professor

Ms. PRACHI SINHA is M-Tech in Food Safety and Quality Management from NIFTEM (National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management). She has completed her B-Tech in Food Technology from SHUATS (AAIDU- Allahabad agriculture Institute of Deemed University).
She has rich industrial and corporate exposures in the indian MNC (KRBL limited) Food Regulatory affairs professional and also Internal Auditor of HACCP and FSSC-22000 (Food Safety and Management System). She has certified FOSTAC- Manufacturing level 2 by FSSAI. She has a professional skills of labeling regulations for export and domestic market, packaging regulatory and complaint handling, Artwork development, Artwork tracker management, SOP development, Data capture and management for quality rejection and plastic waste, Food Safety and quality assurance, Internal audits, Packaging suppliers audit (BRC Issue- 5), HACCP, FOSTAC, FSMS, GMP, GHP, PRP’s, Allergen awareness, LMA act 2009, FSSAI Regulations, EFSA regulation, Food labeling and allergen regulation e- courses by UKFSA, GSO Regulation, Codex Regulation. Plastic waste management regulation, Testing and certification compliance of food products and packaging material, claims formation and dossier preparation. She has the team member of food safety audits such as; USFDA, FSSC, BRC Issue-8, DPPQS, SQF, new assessment vendor audits. She has also heading the interim charge of packaging quality lab.
She published research paper on “Green technique ultrasonic assisted extraction of essential oil and poly- phenols from citrus waste products and characterization” and “Value addition of guava cheese cv. Allahabad safeda by medicinal herbs”. She has published articles in “Application of edible films & coating of fruits and vegetables” and “21 st centaury processed product guava cheese” in the DVR publications.
She has given paper presentation on “Novel extraction of method for essential oil and poly-phenols from citrus sinensis peel and their characterization and application” in ICRAFT 2018 at IIPFT.
She has done her research and industrial projects on “Product development- Sugar Free vanilla sponge cake premix” and “Study on effect of lemongrass powder as an insecticide in wheat and red gram” and evaluation of food quality using non-destructive techniques” and “Extraction of poly-phenols from citrus fruits and their quantification by HPLC” and “Sample processing, extraction and quantification of pesticide residue analysis by GC”
She is participating and getting certification in conferences and panel discussion related to FSSAI- food fortification, food safety, packaging and labeling, Basic nutrition- ICMR-NIN, in Poshan Abhiyan. She is the industrial member of ASSOCHAM . She is the editor in E-magazine of agriculture & food e- newsletter. She is an associate member of AIASA (All India agricultural students association).

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 sponsor 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.


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