Verghese Kurien Institute of Dairy and Food Technology , Mannuthy


Department Profile

Department of Dairy Microbiology is a major contributor towards the academic and research excellence of this college which offers 17 credits in B.Tech (Dairy technology). The department has started from 2017 onwards offering M.Tech programme in Dairy Microbiology. The department owns well-equipped under graduate and post graduate laboratories. The department also possess, Dairy Food Quality & Safety Laboratory, Pathogen Handling room, Sterilization Room, Molecular Biology Laboratory, and Starter Culture Laboratory that are competent enough to address any academic, research and extension activities. The maintenance and supply of dairy starter cultures for the public and research purposes at a nominal price is a noteworthy contribution of this Department. The department is carrying out several projects in the area of starter culture and fermented dairy products. The department moves forward with the vision of nurturing the students into competent dairy professionals capable of contributing effectively and responsibly to the society.

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