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Updated on 26 Jul, 2019


Dr. Mita Sinhamahapatra

Associate Professor

Dr. Mita Sinhamahapatra obtained her Masters in Veterinary Sciences Degree and Ph. D in Animal Products Technology and Marketing from West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences. She received University Merit Scholarship at Bachelor, Masters and Ph. D level. She had worked as Senior Research Associate in WBUAFS for 2 years in the AICRP project. 
 
She has been working in IGNOU as Assistant Professor for last 13 years and teaching courses in Undergraduate and Post graduate level. She is coordinating the following academic programmes:
i. Diploma in Meat Technology (DMT)
ii. PG Diploma in Food Science and Technology (PGDFT)
iii. Diploma in Animal Husbandry (DAH)
iv. PG Certificate in Gender, Agriculture and Sustainability Development (PGCGASD)  (jointly with Dr. G. Uma, SOGDS, IGNOU).
 
Her areas of interest include Livestock Products Technology, Meat Science, Animal Husbandry, and Food Processing and Food Safety.
 
She is associated with the project on “Creation of infrastructural facilities for running PG Diploma in Food Science and Technology” under the Scheme for Human Resource Development of Ministry of Food Processing Industries, GoI.
 
She has also been associated with Food Safety and Standards Authority of India for harmonization of Food Standards and conducting FOSTAC training programmes. She has conducted training programmes for meat and poultry processing sectors, food safety officers and supervisors and poultry farmers.   
                                                
Education:
 
 
Ph. D (Livestock Products Technology) 2006
Name of the University: West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery
Discipline: Animal Products Technology and Marketing
Doctoral Research Topic: Studies on packaging and durability of some poultry meat products
M.V. Sc (Livestock Products Technology) 2002
Name of the University: West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery
Discipline: Animal Products Technology and Marketing
Dissertation Topic: A comparative study on different Surface decontaminants on chicken quality
B.V. Sc & A.H. (Vety. Sc. and Animal Husbandry) 2000
Name of the University: West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery
 
WORK EXPERIENCE: 13 years teaching experience and 2 years research experience as Senior Research Associate.
 
PUBLICATIONS:
Ø RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED: 16
ü Research Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals: 14
ü Chapters in Books: 12
ü Papers presented at International/ National Conferences: 4
 
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODY/ STATUTORY BODY (INTERNAL/ EXTERNAL):
Membership of Professional body/ Statutory body
Name of statutory body/ institution/
Period
Member
Indian Meat Science Association
2005 –till date
Member
School Board of SOA, IGNOU
2006- till date
Member
Academic Committee for Community Colleges, IGNOU
2011-2012
Member
School Board of SGDS, IGNOU
2016-2018
Member
School Board of SOPVA, IGNOU
2016-2018
Member
School Board of SOEDS, IGNOU
March 2019 -till date
Member
School Board of SOCIS, IGNOU
March 2019 -till date
 

  

Official Address:
School of Agriculture,
G-2 Block,
Zakir Hussain Bhawan,
Academic Complex,
IGNOU,
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  +91-11-29572973
  +91-11-29533167
  mitasmp@yahoo.co.in
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