Major Achievements of the Centre

  • Held a One-day workshop (March 4, 2008) on “Horticultural Cold Chain Management” Supported by World Food Logistics Organisation, The Peoples Group, Ltd., USA. and Ministry of Food Processing Industries.
  • Conducted 7-day workshop-cum-training (Nov. 14-20, 2008) on “Post Harvest Technology, Cold Chain Management and Food Safety Issues” supported by Indo-US Science and Technology Forum and co-sponsored by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India.
  • Conducted India Cold Store Operations Course , held from 13th – 15th April 2009 in collaboration with Global Cold Chain Alliance, USA National Horticulture Board and US Department of Agriculture.
  • Participated in a week long “The Institute” on Cold Chain held at Norman, Oklahoma from Feb 9-13, 2008 organised by World Food Logistics Organisation , USA As Collaborative partner of World Food Logistics Organisation (WFLO) worked on a research project titled “Identification of Appropriate Postharvest Technologies for Improving Market Access and Incomes for Small Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia” funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • Participated in the Preparation Workshop held at University of California, Davis (Nov. 10 – 12, 2009), organized by the Postharvest Technology Research and Informative Centre, UC Davis funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • A collaborative partner in a project entitled “Coolrooms & Cool Transport for Small Scale Farmers” funded by HortCRSP-USAID.
  • Participated in “Post harvest Short course” June 14-July 02, 2010 at University of California, Davis along with a week long training program on “Coolbot- installation, functioning and data collection”
  • Partner from India in a project funded by Leverhulme Trust of UK entitled “International Network on Preserving safety and nutrition of indigenous fruits and their derivatives”. nam. The participating countries are India UK, France, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Cambodia and Viet
  • Invited for participation by Asia- Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI) as a resource person for “Expert Consultation Meeting on Post Harvest and Value Addition of Horticultural Produce” held in Malaysia Nov. 29-Dec 2, 2010.
  • Consecutively participated in ICE – India Expo 2009 & 2010 held at Hotel –The Ashok, New Delhi, as a Strategic partner of Global Cold Chain Alliance, India
  • Prof. Susanta K. Roy, Professor Emeritus has been selected by All India Food Processors Association for “SOILENDRA KRISHNA MITRA MEMORIAL AWARD”
  • The National Horticulture Board, Govt. of India has recognized Amity as its Centre for Training Programmes on Cold Chain Operations
  • In the last two years 10 scientific papers have been published in International/national journals.