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


Course Code

Title of the Course

Credits

Theory

Practical

Total

BPVI 11

Milk Production and Quality of Milk

2

2

4

BPVI 12

Dairy Equipment and Utilities

2

2

4

BPVI 13

Milk Processing and Packaging

2

2

4

BPVI 14

Dairy Products - I

2

2

4

BPVI 15

Dairy Products - II

2

2

4

BPVI 16

Dairy Products - III

2

2

4

BPVI 17

Quality Assurance

2

2

4

BPVI 18

Dairy Management and Entrepreneurship

2

2

4

Total Credits

16

16

32

Regional & Study Centre Details

Regional Centre Study Centre
HYDERABAD 01112P: VIJAYA TRAINING CENTRE (01112P)
KARNAL 1039: NATIONAL DAIRY RESEARCH INSTITUE (1039)
KARNAL 1081: NIFTEM KUNDALI SONEPAT (1081P)
PUNE 1693P: IGNOU PROGRAMME STUDY CENTRE (1693P)
SHILLONG 1860P: ICAR RESEARCH COMPLEX (1860P)
BHUBANESHWAR 21211P: COLLEGE OF VETY SCIENCE AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, OUAT (21211P)
JAIPUR 23121: SRI KARAN NARENDRA AGRICULTURE UNIVERSITY (23121)
CHENNAI 25227: TAMILNADU VETERINARY AND ANIMAL SC.UNIV. (TANUVAS) (25227P)
LUCKNOW 2720: LUCKNOW CHRISTIAN P G COLLEGE (2720)
LUCKNOW 27168: R-FRAC LUCKNOW (27168)
DEHRADUN 3715: G B PANT UNIVERSITY (3715)
RANCHI 32023: TRAINING AND EXTENSION INSTITUTE, RANCHI (32023P)
VIJAYAWADA 33037: HERITAGE KASIPENTA PSC (33037)
VIJAYAWADA 33021: IGNOU PROG. STUDY CENTRE (33021)
VIJAYAWADA 33051P: SRI DVC DAIRY POLYTECHNIC
VIJAYAWADA 33038: VIJAYA DAIRY PSC (33038)
RAIPUR 35161: College of Dairy Sci. & Food Technology
NOIDA 39018: ACADEMY OF DAIRY SKILL DEV. UNIT OF SURUCHI CONSUL (39018P)
NOIDA 27120: J.V.(PG) COLLEGE, (27120)
NOIDA 27112: RAJA BALWANT SINGH COLLEGE (27112)
MADURAI 43086: The Gandhigram Rural Institute
DARBHANGA 46019: KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA (46019P)
ALIGARH 47038: JANTA COLLEGE, BAKEWAR, ETAWAH (47038)
ALIGARH 47042: SAAHAJ MILK PRODUCER COMPANY LTD. (SMPC), ALIGARH (47042)
VARANASI 48003: CENTRE INST. OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES DEPT.OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY & DAIRYING
MUMBAI 36025: Krish Vigyan Kendra
PATNA 05169P: IGNOU PROGRAMME STUDY CENTRE (05169P)
CHANDIGARH 2235P: DAIRY TRAINING & EXTN. CENTRE (2235P)
VISHAKHAPATNAM 84003P: SRI VIJYA VISAKHA MILK PRODUCERS CO. LTD (84003)
JODHPUR 88001: COLLEGE OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCE (88001P)
AHMEDABAD 0967: A.D. PATEL INSTT. OF TECHNLGY (967)
AHMEDABAD 09145: MIDFT MEHSANA (09145P)
AHMEDABAD 0984: R D PATEL INST. OF TECH. (984)