DDT : DIPLOMA IN DAIRY TECHNOLOGY

Programme Type DIPLOMA
Mode Open Distance Learning
School School of Agriculture
Duration 1 Year
Medium ENGLISH HINDI TELUGU
Specialization DIPLOMA IN DAIRY TECHNOLOGY
Description

This programme has been developed with the support of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Govt. of India. The Diploma in Dairy Technology aims to develop competent technician level human resource for dairy industry. Upgrading the technical proficiency of lower level workers/ technicians already working in the dairy and allied sectors is also intended. The focus is to develop competencies in procurement of milk, fluid milk processing, production of value added products and quality control aspects in dairy industry. It also imports development of skills for entrepreneurship to encourage self employment in dairy processing activities. The knowledge imparted shall facilitate good manufacturing practices in the processing sector and hygiene. The quality milk and milk products produced will have good market and export potential. The target group includes: youth, workers/ technicians working in dairy industry; dairy and food processors in unorganized sector; personnel working in dairy cooperatives, state dairy departments and dairy science institutions; small and medium entrepreneurs; NGO functionaries/ trainers and dairy farmers.

Job Opportunities :

For the pass outs of this programme the prospective job opportunities include: secretary of dairy cooperative society, milk procurement supervisor,milktester,dairyplantoperator/technician/supervisor,producttechnician(icecream/cheese/ butter/indigenous dairy products unit), dairy assistant, chilling centre supervisor, quality control assistant, packaging assistant, marketing assistant, distribution assistant, retail supervisor, store assistant, extension assistant, trainer, and self entrepreneur as milk contractor, transporter, dairy products manufacture (indigenous and western), owner of milk parlour/milk booth/ ice cream parlour, wholesale distributor, retailer and exporter of milkand milk products.

Objectives:

The objectives of the programme are to:

  • develop technician level human resource for dairyindustry;
  • upgradethetechnical proficiencyofexistingworkersandlowerlevel / techniciansworkinginthedairyandallied sectors;
  • develop skilled young entrepreneurs for self employment in milk processing and associated activities;and
  • impart knowledge and technical proficiencyin:
    • Clean milk production andhandling
    • Processing ofmilk
    • Manufacture of western and indigenous dairyproducts
    • Testing and quality control of milk and milkproducts
    • Marketing and economical aspects -Managing small and mediumenterprises

 

Web-based support to students is also available at https://sites.google.com/ignou.ac.in/weas/ddt

Eligibility

10+2 or its equivalent

Fee Structure

Rs. 15,200/- for full programme plus Registration fee of Rs.200/-

Programme Coordinator : Prof. M.K. Salooja, mksalooja@ignou.ac.in, Ph. 011-29572976

Course Details

Compulsory Courses
Course Code Name of Course Credits
BPVI11 MILK PRODUCTION AND QUALITY OF MILK 4
BPVI12 DAIRY EQUIPMENT AND UTILITIES 4
BPVI13 MILK PROCESSING AND PACKAGING 4
BPVI14 DAIRY PRODUCTS - I 4
BPVI15 DAIRY PRODUCTS - II 4
BPVI16 DAIRY PRODUCTS - III 4
BPVI17 QUALITY ASSURANCE 4
BPVI18 DAIRY MANAGEMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP 4

Regional & Study Centre Details

Regional Centre Study Centre
HYDERABAD 01112P: VIJAYA TRAINING CENTRE (01112P)
KARNAL 1039: NATIONAL DAIRY RESEARCH INSTITUE (1039)
SHILLONG 1860P: ICAR RESEARCH COMPLEX (1860P)
BHUBANESHWAR 21211P: COLLEGE OF VETY SCIENCE AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, OUAT (21211P)
VIJAYAWADA 33037: HERITAGE KASIPENTA PSC (33037)
VIJAYAWADA 33051P: SRI DVC DAIRY POLYTECHNIC
MADURAI 43086: The Gandhigram Rural Institute (43086)
DARBHANGA 46019: KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA (46019P)
ALIGARH 47038: JANTA COLLEGE, BAKEWAR, ETAWAH (47038)
ALIGARH 47042: SAAHAJ MILK PRODUCER COMPANY LTD. (SMPC), ALIGARH (47042)
AHMEDABAD 0967: A.D. PATEL INSTT. OF TECHNLGY (967)
AHMEDABAD 09145: MIDFT MEHSANA (09145P)
AHMEDABAD 0984: R D PATEL INST. OF TECH. (984)