Department of DairyScience & Food Technology:
The Department of Dairy Science & Food Technology is newly established department in the premises of Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University established on October 10, 2019. This department has its origin as Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying which was established in 1981 in the Institute of Agricultural Sciences at Banaras Hindu University. Later on, DBT sponsored Centre of Food Science and Technology was developed as a sister unit of the Department of AH and Dairying and Masters/ Ph.D. Programs in Food Science and Technology was started in 2008. By the amalgamation of these two units, a much stronger unit in the form of Department of Dairy Science & Food Technology was developed and now it has sufficient resources in terms of infrastructure, faculty, equipment’s, collaborations and linkages so as to take forward at a bigger platform for fueling further growth of Dairy and Food Science & Technology. This will further cater the needs of the students by providing a common platform for the students to develop their technical skills pertaining to the areas of both dairy science and food technology allowing them to flourish as researchers, academician and entrepreneurs. The department has been recognized as Centre of Advanced Faculty Training (CAFT) by ICAR and has signed MoU with different reputed National and International Universities, Research Institutes and Industries like Cornell University, USA; University of Georgia, Athens, USA; Wageningen University, The Netherlands; University of Copenhagen, Denmark; CFTRI, India; CPRI and DSM for academic and research collaborations. A dairy farm is associated with the department which was established by Bharat Ratna Pandit Madan Mohan Malviyaji in the year 1940. The basic aim of Gowshala (Dairy Farm) is to serve cows and impart education to the student and training to milk producers.
Varanasi is the destination where people, language, culture and commerce connect to create endless possibilities for business in all the category of Food & Agriculture. Promoting Food & Agriculture Processing Industries in Varanasi will uplift the local business segment & its structure in Varanasi. Keeping all this in view of development, Vyapar Expo India is organizing Food & Agriculture Vyapar Expo 2023 for the first time in Varanasi.
Mission & vision
Food & Agriculture Vyapar Expo 2023 has been established with a mission to build a platform where leading manufacturers, brand players and stakeholders from the agro-food industry can showcase the latest technologies & develop new products for tapping the business opportunities for all Small, Medium/Micro Food & Agro, Entrepreneurs.
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