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MHRD and IGNOU Offer Free Online Course on Ice Cream Technology

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Most of us love cheese and ice creams. But have you ever wondered about the technology behind these dairy products that derives so many by products from one source - milk? If you have, here is the right place for you to learn it. Especially industry professionals would be benefitted through this course that helps you learn about the technology and its usage.

Name of the course

Technology of Fermented, Cheese, Ice cream and Dairy By-products


Food Laws and Standards

Institute offering the course

Indira Gandhi National Open University

Course Objective

To explain participating fellows with the basic composition, standard specification, method of manufacturing, packaging and defects during manufacturing and storage of these products.

MHRD and IGNOU Offer Free Online Course

Course Components

  • Fermented Products
  • Cheese
  • Frozen Dairy Products 
  • Dairy By-products

Target Audience

The course is meant for the community associated with milk chain, under the organised and unorganized sector, i.e. producer, processor/ food entrepreneur/ technical officers, consumer, distributor/ retailer, exporter/importer and regulator


17 August 2017 to 16 November 2017


120 hours (weekly 10 hours)


The course is free but a certificate can be availed on payment

How to apply for the IGNOU course?

Candidates can apply online through the government portal.

Why is this course conducted?

It is corroborated, with the Government's announcement in the Budget 2017 -18, for setting up of a dairy processing and infrastructure development fund at NABARD with a corpus of Rs 8,000 crore over three years.

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