Completed Research Projects

Name of Scheme “Utilisation of whey for the development of health drinks”. Sponsoring Agency Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Principal Investigator Dr. R. D. Kokane

Research Associate Dr. Shveta Samant

Senior Research Fellow Dr. Salil Hande, Ms Swati Kumbhar

Duration of Scheme 1st March 2004 – July 2007.

Budget Sanctioned Rs. 23, 57,360/-

Salient Feature

Studied the compositional aspects of whey available in Mumbai with changes during storage.
Developed a technology for processing of whey to improve its shelf life.
Development of health drink from whey, which is safe and suitable for human consumption.
Studied the consumers’ acceptability (by sensory evaluation) for the developed health drink.
Studied the microbial quality and shelf life of the whey drink by using different packaging materials.
Estimated the economics of the developed health drink.

COMPLETED AGENCY SCHEMES 

Efficacy of “Galactin” on milk production and its composition in cows and buffaloes.

Performance of “Milkmore”, pelleted Godrej feed, on the milk production and composition in cattle.

Effect of “Phytolactin” on the milk production and composition in buffaloes.

Efficacy of Lianol feeding on milk production and its composition in cows and buffaloes

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