Department of Food Processing & Quality Control




Vision

  • Empower the students by providing quality education through scientific technological aspects of food processing and quality control, to outreach the family, community, industry and institutions to ensure health for all.




Mission



  • The mission of the department is to develop professional and entrepreneurial skills in various food processing technologies and to mould the students to face the challenges in today’s context.




History of the Department

  • The department is fortunate enough to offer a Postgraduate Course, M.Sc Food Processing and Quality Control from 2006 with the Rs.50 lakhs grant-in-aid from Ministry of Food Processing Industry, New Delhi. It also offers several departmental and inter-departmental self-supporting courses such as Basic and Advanced Baking and Food Preservation. The department extends its services for the uplift of rural homemakers, self-help groups and rural school children of rural background by extension activities. The department has good State of art laboratories with advanced equipment. It instill knowledge on contemporary food processing of the students and prepares them for appropriate career in food processing field and equip the students for possible entrepreneurial ventures in various areas of food processing. It also provides scope for further research and development.




Highlights



  • Learning by doing in Food Science laboratory.

  • Nurtures entrepreneurial skills in Food Processing laboratory

  • Expertises in microbial analysis to ensure food safety

  • Acquires practical proficiency in food analysis techniques

  • Provides comprehensive and first hand experiences in food industries through on job training and industrial visit.

  • Encourages the students to attend various Seminars and Conferences to enrich their research ambience. Department also conducts international/national level Seminars, Symposia and Workshops.

  • Conducts Departmental, Interdepartmental and Intercollegiate competitions to create awareness on the importance of food and promote culinary skills among the college students.

  • Prepares the students to handle advance technology in various food based industries and health care centers. Students have obtained prestigious placements at leading companies.

  • Offers training programmes by the qualified academicians to students enrolled in Earn while you learn and Entrepreneurial development programme cell.

  • Serves as center for EDP since 2006. Processed products are prepared and marketed through canteen.













Programmes offered






S.No. Name of the Programme Syllabus
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Faculty Members





S.No. Name of the Faculty Designation
1Tmty. S.Mathangi, M.Sc., M.Phil.,Head and Assistant Professor
2Tmty. T.Devi, M.Sc., M.Phil.,Assistant Professor
3Tmty. R.Subha, M.Sc., M.Phil.,Assistant Professor





Succession List of Head of the Department



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Achievements of the Department





Faculty Achievements

  • Faculty members presented their research work in various Seminars and Conferences.

  • Faculty members published their research work in well reputed international journals.

  • The Department won the Overall shield in Arokh Fest - 2017, an intercollegiate competitions organized by SFR College, Sivakasi on 10.01.2017.

  • Mrs.S.Mathangi, Assistant Professor won “Best Poster Award” in International Symposium at Vivekananda, College of Arts and Sciences for Women, Tiruchengode. She also published a chapter on “Horsegram as a Functional Food: An Overview” in the book entitled on Biological Sciences for Human Welfare.

  • Mrs.T.Devi, Assistant Professor won II prize in Poster Presentation in an International Workshop at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli on 10.1.2018.

Students Achievements

  • J.Rajathi Preethi of I M.Sc Food Processing and Quality Control won the II prize for Paper Presentation in the National Conference conducted at Arul Anandar College, Karumathur on 28.01.2017.

  • Selvi.N.Nandhini Devi, I M.Sc Food Processing and Quality Control students got III Prize in the Rangoli competition conducted by Tamil Department in connection with ValluvarVizha on 11.09.2018.

  • Selvi.T.Stella Mary and S.Shanmugalakshmi II PG Food Processing and Quality Control students secured the I Prize In Poster presentation competition in the National Level Seminar on Nutri Vision conducted by the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, SadakathullaAppa College, Thirunelveli on 18.09.2018.

  • Selvi.T.Viji II PG Food Processing and Quality Control students won II Prize In Poster presentation competition in the National Level Seminar on Nutri Vision conducted by the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, SadakathullaAppa College, Thirunelveli on 18.09.2018..

  • Selvi.K.Seneka II PG Food Processing and Quality Control student and S.Vishnupriya II PG Food Processing and Quality Control student won III Prize in Poster presentation competition in the National Level Seminar on Nutri Vision conducted by the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, SadakathullaAppa College, Thirunelveli on 18.09.2018..

  • N.Nandhini and G.Pooja Devi of I M.Sc Food Processing and Quality Control won III prize in Ethnic cooking. in an intercollegiate competition FIT FEST 2K’18 conducted by The American college, Madurai on 14.12.2018.

  • S.Shanmugalakshmi, of II M.Sc Food Processing and Quality Control student won the I prize in Idhayam cooking competition organized by the Department of Home Science on 07.02.2019.

  • Ms.S.Shanmugalakshmi, II M.Sc Food Processing and Quality Control won II prize in an Paper Presentation International Seminar organized by the Department of Home Science, Holy Cross College, Madurai on 08.02.2019.




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Notable Alumni



  • J.Merlin Rani, Assistant Professor, SFR College, Sivakasi.
  • R.Benazir Maidheen, Dietitian, Vellammal Hospital, Madurai.
  • P.Sharmila, Dietitian, Alpha Hospital, Madurai.
  • V.Visalachi, Dietitian, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore.
  • P.K.Sivasakthi, Assistant professor, Gandhigram Rural Institute, Dindigul.
  • M.Balasaraswathi, Assistant professor, Gandhigram Rural Institute, Dindigul.






Address : Dr.D.Vijayarani
Associate Professor and Head,
Department of Food Processing and Quality Control,
V.V.Vanniaperumal College for Women,
Virudhunagar 626 001.


Mail Id :foodpros@vvvcollege.org


Contact Number:
94890 88736