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DEPARTMENT: Livestock Products Technology

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Dr.Renuka Nayar Dr.Renuka Nayar
Designation: - Assistant Professor
Address: - Dept. of Livestock Products Technology, College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Pookode, P.O.Lakkidi, Wayanad, 673576
Mobile No: - 9496448914
Email ID: - renuka@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

 PhD (LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS TECHNOLOGY)

Area of Research

 Development of novel, functional and shelf stable meat products.

Work Experience

 20 years( 3 Years as Veterinary Surgeon, Animal Husbandry Dept., Government of Kerala and 17 years as faculty, Livestock Products Technology, CVAS, Pookode)

Awards

  • First rank in the B.V.Sc. & A H Kerala Agricultural University 1997
  • Merit scholarship for five consecutive years Kerala Agricultural University 1991-1997
  • Kerala Veterinary College Alumni Association Medal Kerala Agricultural University 1996
  • C.L.Vareed Memorial Prize Kerala Agricultural University 1996
  • People’s Dairy Prize Kerala Agricultural University 1996
  • Gosri Diary Prize Kerala Agricultural University 1996
  • V.N.Krishnan Iyer Prize Kerala Agricultural University 1996
  • Dr. M.Channa Reddy Award for the best MVSc student in Meat Science and Technology Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University 1999
  • Silver medal for securing second rank for Ph. D.
  • Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Deemed University, Izatnagar 2012

Trainings

  • ICAR and TANUVAS CAS training programme o n “Technological advances in poultry products and marketing” from 4th to 24th January 2006 (Refresher)
  • HRD training for Assistant Professors from 31st January to 4th February 2006 at CTI, Mannuthy (Kerala Agricultural University).
  • UGC sponsored “Orientation course” from 24th October to 20th November 2007 at Academic Staff College, University of Calicut
  • ICAR sponsored training on “HACCP Concepts” from 18th to 21st March 2009 at Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Kochi
  • Five day International Workshop on “Production Animal health and welfare” at CVAS, Pookode in collaboration with University of Edinburgh from 24th to 28th September 2012
  • ICAR sponsored winter school on “Food safety management systems (FSMS) required in food chain” from 21st November to 11th December 2012 at College of Food Technology, Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani (Refresher)
  • UGC sponsored short term course on “Professional Development of Assistant/Associate Professors” from 18th August to 23rd August 2014
  • ICAR sponsored Short course on “Application of genomic and proteomic technologies in meat quality and food safety research” from 7th to 16th September 2015 at National Research Centre on Meat, Hyderabad
  • ICAR sponsored Short course on “Strategies in Development of functional livestock products” from 21st to 30th November 2016 at College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, DUVASU, Mathura

Publications

  • Renuka Nayar, Mendiratta, S.K., Prabhakaran, P., S.Chand and C.K.Beura (2014). Comparison of hot air oven dried and microwave dried extended and dehydrated goat meat cubes. Res. Opin. Vet.Anim. Sci.4(6):336-342
  • Renuka Nayar and Govindarajulu, M (2003). Detection of dog meat in model meat mixtures by serological tests by Ind. Vet. J. 80:328-331.
  • Renuka Nayar and Govindarajulu, M (2004). Identification of dog fat and organs by AGID and ELISA. Ind. Vet. J.81:905-907.
  • Renuka, C.T.Sathian, S.Sujatha and S.Deepa. (2009). Impact of family income on consumption of livestock products at Kalpetta, Kerala. Vet. World 8:323-324.
  • Renuka, C.T.Sathian, Mercy and S.Deepa. (2010). Influence of religion on consumption pattern of livestock products at Kalpetta, Kerala. J. Dairying, Foods and Home Sciences
  • George T, Renuka Nayar and Stella Cyriac (2014). Yields and Ratios of different meat parts of Vigova Super M and Kuttanad ducks: A comparison. Int.J.Sci Res. 3(6):2817-2819.
  • George T, Renuka Nayar and Stella Cyriac (2014). Comparison of various yields of Vigova Super M and Kuttanand ducks based on slaughtered carcass weight. Int. J. Agric. Sci. Vet.2(3): 50-55.
  • Gibin George T, Renuka Nayar and Stella Cyriac (2014). Comparison of meat quality characteristics of Vigova Super M and Kuttanad ducks. J. Sci. Res. 3(7):14-17.
  • Cyriac , Gibin George T and Renuka Nayar (2014). Comparison of chemical composition and nutritive value characteristics of Vigova Super M and Kuttanad ducks.The Int. J. Sci & Technolodge. 2(6):209-212.
  • Kurian, Y., Thomas, M., Nayar, R. and Rajagopal, K.2015.Quality assessment of yoghurt incorporated with honey and papaya pulp. In: Proceedings of 7thKerala Veterinary Science Congress; 14th to 15th November, 2015, Pookode, Wayanad. Department of Animal Husbandry, Kerala. Pp.197. (ABSTRACT)
  • Naveen Kumar T.J, Nayar, R., Rajagopal, K. 2015. Technological and health impacts of meat based functional foods- A review. Int. J. Sci. Res. 4: 475-481.
  • Naveen Kumar T.J, Nayar, R., Rajagopal, K. 2015.Quality characteristics of functional meat balls incorporated with paneer and oats. In: Proceedings of 7thKerala Veterinary Science Congress; 14th to 15th November, 2015, Pookode, Wayanad. Department of Animal Husbandry, Kerala. Pp.193. BEST POSTER AWARD
  • Nayar, R., Mendiratta, S. K., Prabhakaran, P. P., Chand, S and Sharma, B. D. 2015. Development and comparison of shelf stable extended and dehydrated goat meat cubes containing four different legume based binder mixes. J. food. Sci. Tech. 52(7):4519-4522
  • Pavan, M., Thomas, M. and Naveen Kumar T.J .2015.A comparative study on the quality of Dahi prepared from cow, goat and buffalo milk. In: Proceedings of 7thKerala Veterinary Science Congress; 14th to 15th November, 2015, Pookode, Wayanad. Department of Animal Husbandry, Kerala. Pp.198.
  • Renuka Nayar, Mendiratta, S.K., Prabhakaran, P., S.Chand and C.K.Beura (2014). Comparison of hot air oven dried and microwave dried extended and dehydrated goat meat cubes. Res. Opin. Vet.Anim. Sci.4(6):336-342
  • Pavan, M., Kurian, Y., Nayar, R., Rajagopal, K., Sunanda, C. and Divakar, N. 2016. Quality characteristics of functional chicken meat balls incorporated with arrowroot (Maranta arundinacea). In: Proceedings of the National Seminar on Food: Safety, Health and Environment; 25th -26th February 2016, Department of LPT, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai. p.189
  • Pavan, M., Kurian, Y., Nayar, R., Rajagopal, K., Sunanda, C. and Khanapur, C.S. 2016. Quality characteristics of functional chicken meat balls incorporated with finger millet (Eleusine coracana). In: Proceedings of the National Seminar on Food: Safety, Health and Environment; 25th -26th February 2016, Department of LPT, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai. p.199
  • Kurian, Y., Nayar, R. Pavan, M., Rajagopal, K., Sunanda, C., Kuttinarayanan, P. and Vasudevan, V.N. 2016. Development and quality evaluation of novel chicken cutlet incorporated with Amorphophallus paeniifolius. Ind. J. Natur. Sci. 7(37):11298-11306.
  • Pavan, M., Nayar, R, Kurian, Y., Rajagopal, K., Sunanda, C., Kuttinarayanan, P. and Sathu, T. 2016. Development and quality evaluation of chicken nuggets incorporated with Maranta arundinacea. Ind. J. Natur. Sci. 7(37):11414-11425.
  • Naveenkumar, T.J., Nayar, R., Rajagopal, K. and Sunanda, C. 2016. Effect of vacuum packaging on novel chicken sausage incorporated with paneer and oats. Ind. J. Food Nutr. Sci. 5(4): 115-120.
  • Khanapur, C.S., Nayar, R. and Rajagopal, K. 2017. Organic Meat-a review. Ind. J. Natur. Sci. 7(40):12023-12029.
  • Khanapur, C.S., Nayar, R., Divakar, N. Rajagopal, K., Sunanda, C. and Thomas, M. 2017. Quality characteristics of restructured chicken cubes incorporating spent chicken meat. Ind. J. Adv. Res. 5(9): 521-527.
  • Nayar, R. Prasad, K., Pavan, M. and Irshad, A. 2017. Biosensors: As an emerging tool for food safety. In: Sunil, B., Irshad, A., Vasudevan, V.N. and Sathu, T. (eds.) Climate change and sustainable food production. Excel India Publishers, New Delhi.pp.336-344.
  • Nayar, R. and Vasudevan, V.N. 2017. Opportunities and entrepreneurship developments in meat processing. In: Sudheer, K.P. and Indira, V. (eds.) Entrepreunership development in food processing. New India Publishing Agency, N.Delhi.
  • Khanapur, C.S., Nayar, R., Divakar, N. Rajagopal, K., Sunanda, C., Thomas, M. and Paulose, C. 2017. Physicochemical and microbiological characteristics of restructured chicken cubes incorporating spent chicken meat. In: Proceedings of National Seminar on food adequacy and climate change-strategies for sustainable food production. AMST National Conference. November 3-4. Hotel Dream City, Pattikkad. (ABSTRACT)
  • Khanapur, C.S., Nayar, R., Divakar, N. Rajagopal, K., Sunanda, C., Thomas, M. and James, L. 2017. Sensory characteristics of restructured chicken cubes incorporating spent chicken meat. In: Proceedings of National Seminar on food adequacy and climate change-strategies for sustainable food production. AMST National Conference. November 3-4. Hotel Dream City, Pattikkad. BEST POSTER AWARD
  • Pavan, M., Nayar, R, Kurian, Y., Sathu, T., Rajagopal, K. and Sunanda, C. 2017. Evaluation of antioxidant activity of finger millet and arrow root in chicken nuggets stored under frozen conditions. In: Proceedings of Ninth Kerala Veterinary Science Congress. pp. 346-349.
  • Khanapur, C.S., Nayar, R., Divakar, N., Rajagopal, K., Eassow, S. 2017. Study on carcass traits of cross bred pigs slaughtered in a commercial slaughter house. In: Proceedings of Ninth Kerala Veterinary Science Congress. pp. 310-311.
  • Paulose, C., Nayar, R., James, L. Rajagopal, K., Sunanda, C. and Thomas, M. 2018. Effect of turmeric oleoresin on quality of functional chicken cutlet. In: Proceedings of Tenth Kerala Veterinary Science Congress. 10-11 November, 2018. pp. 318-320.
  • James, L., Nayar, R. Paulose, C. Rajagopal, K., Thomas, M. and Akkara, S.S. 2018. Effect of incorporation of clove oleoresin on sensory attributes of sodium alginate coated chicken breast fillets. In: Proceedings of Tenth Kerala Veterinary Science Congress. 10-11 November, 2018. pp. 318-320.(Abstract)
  • Paulose, C., Nayar, R., Rajagopal, K., James, L., Sunanda, C. and Thomas, M. 2018. Effect of clove bud oleoresin on quality of functional chicken cutlet. Ind. J. Natur. Sci. 9(51): 15567-15572.
  • James, L., Nayar, R. Paulose, C. Rajagopal, K., Sunanda, C. and Akkara, S.S. 2018. Effect of incorporation of sodium alginate edible coating with clove (Syzigium aromaticum) bud oleoresin on quality of broiler chicken breast fillets. Ind. J. Natur. Sci. 9(51): 15843-15850.
  • Divakar, N., Nayar, R., Khanapur, C.S., Rajagopal, K., Rajkumar, R.S., Thomas, M. and Sunanda, C. 2019. Quality and shelf life attributes of carabeef treated with curd, lemon juice and blade tenderisation. Ind. J. Natur. Sci.9(53): 17089-17096.
  • Pavan, M., Nayar, R., Kurian, Y., Rajagopal, K., Sathu,T. And Sunanda, C. 2019. Development and quality evaluation of chicken nuggets incorporated with finger millet ( Eleusine coracana). Int. J. Livestock Res. 9(2): 116-126.
  • Akkara, S.S., Nayar, R., Manjunath, N., Sunanda, C., Rajagopal, K., Thomas, M. and R.S. Rajkumar. 2019. Quality assessment of ready to eat chicken snack incorporated with rice, bengal gram and finger millet flours stored at ambient temperature under modified atmospheric packaging. In: Proceedings of 11th Kerala Veterinary Science Congress. pp. 371-373.
  • Akkara, S.S., Nayar, R., Manjunath, N., Sunanda, C., Rajagopal, K. 2019. Development and quality evaluation of ready to eat chicken snacks incorporated with finger millet (Eleusine coracana) on storage at ambient temperature. Int. J. Livestock. Res. 9(11): 65-74.
  • Manjunath, N., Nayar, R., Akkara, S.S., Sathu, T., Vasudevan, V.N. and Rajkumar, R.S. 2019. Effect of carrageenan edible film with oleoresins of Piper nigrum (Black pepper) on quality of buffalo meat steaks. The Pharma Innov. J. 8(9): 397-400.
  • Manjunath, N., Nayar, R., Akkara, S.S., Thomas, M., Rajagopal, K. and Sunanda, C. 2020. Effect of carrageenan edible film with oleoresins of Mentha piperita (Mint) on quality of buffalo meat steaks. The Pharma Innov. J. 10(3): 123-131.
  • Rajkumar, S., Nayar, R., Rajkumar, S., Desai, D., Rajagopal, K., Chakurkar, E. B., Thomas, M. and Asaf, M. 2020. Diversity analysis of lactobacilli in naturally fermented ethnic goan pork sausages as determined by PCR amplification of 16-23S rRNA intergenic spacer region. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. Applied Sci. 9(12), 2789-2797.
  • Nayar, R., Rajagopal, K. Solomon Rajkumar, and Magna Thomas. 2021. Documentation and Evaluation of Traditional Meat Products of North Malabar.Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sc. 10(1): 1184-1194.
  • Rajkumar, S., Nayar, R., Rajagopal, K., Chakurkar, E. B., Venkatesh, V. S., Nambiar, P. and Paramesh, V. 2021. Socio-demographic influences on various consumer food safety indices: an empirical study of ethnic Goan pork sausage consumers. British Food J. 123(8). 2670-2692.


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