Awards & Honours

Prof. H. N. Mishra
• President, Association of Food Scientists & Technologists (India) (2007)
• Dr. J. S. Pruthy award by the All India Food Processors Association, New Delhi (2004)
• Nominated Member on Expert Committee for preparation of Blue Print on Speedy Growth of Food Processing Destination East (2006)
•  Expert Member, Techno Scrutiny Committee, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India (2009)
• Expert Member, Approval Committee on Task Force on Food and Nutritional Security, Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India (2009)
• Member, Research Advisory Committee, National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), Karnal (2009)
• Member, Board of Studies in Food Science & Technology, Benaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. (2009)
• Expert Member on Academic Council of the Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology (MoFPI), Thanjavur (2010)
• RMC Member, Mission REACH (TIFAC, DST) in Food Technology at Techno India, Kolkata (2009)
•  Member of the Scientific Panel on Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food of the Food Safety & Standards Authority (2010)
• Member Specialized Products Sectional Committee, Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi, India. (2010)
• Member, Board of Studies in Food Science & Technology, Benaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. (2010)
• Member, Board of Management of Institute of Professional Studies in Food Technology, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, India. (2010)
• Expert Member, UGC Committee for the consideration of application of NIFTEM for grant of Deemed University status. (2010)
• Member, Expert Committee on Post Harvest Technology and Value Addition, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. (2010)
• Member, Core Committee constituted for the development of the B Tech & M Tech Curriculum of the NIFTEM, Kundli, Haryana (2010)
• Best paper presentation award (2 papers) during FoQSAT2011 (2011)
• Member, Board of Studies in Food Technology, Bigyan University, AP. India (2012)
• AIFPA President Award for Significant contribution to the growth of Food Processing Industries in India (2009)
• Member, Board of Studies in Agricultural Engineering, Mahamaya Technical University, UP. India (2011)
• Member, Steering Committee for Establishment of Punjab Institute of Technology (PIT) - An Institute of Food Technology & Research at Sanghera, Barnala (2011)
• Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD, DBT, GOI), Imphal (2011)
• Member, Research Advisory Committee, National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI, DBT, GOI)), Mohali, (Punjab). (2011)
• Jury Member, CII National Award for Food Safety, CII Food & Agriculture Centre of Excellence (2011)
• Member, Academic Council, National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) Deemed University, Kundli, Haryana
• Member, Research Development Committee, National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) Deemed University, Kundli, Haryana
• Member, Technical Advisory Committee (TAG) of Bio Processing Unit (BPU - An Autonomous Institute under DBT, Govt of India), Mohali, Punjab
• Member, Member, Board of Post Graduate Studies in Food Engineering & Technology, Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam
• Member, Working Group on Food Processing, Analysis and Storage to Improve Availability and Bio-availability of Micronutrients from Food, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi
• Member, Board of Directors, Prason Solutions, Kochin
• Member, Scientific Panel for Method of Sampling and Analysis, Food Standards and Safety Authority of India, New Delhi
• Expert Member, National Mission Steering Group (NMSG), Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS), Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India
• Member, Ph D Committee for Food Technology, West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata
. Food Technology Teacher Award for the Year 2015 by AFSTI (Kolkata Chapter), Jadavpur University, Kolkata (2015).
Award List (Students)


Dr. Pradyuman Kumar

•    “Young Scientist Award - 2005” from AFST (I), Mysore


Dr Sinija V R

•    Best Poster Award in 19th Indian convention of food scientists and Technologists held at IIT Kharagpur during 31st December 2007 to 2nd January 2008
•    Anurag Kanti Award For the best M.Tech thesis in the Agricultural & Food Engineering Department, IIT Kharagpur

Dr. Smita Tripathi
  •    Young Scientist under Fast-track  Scheme of  Department of Science & Technology,Govt. of India 2012
•    Women Scientist Fellowship by Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India 2006-2008


Geetha Ramanna
•    Best poster award in FoQSAT 2011 Symposium, Feb., 24-25, 2011, IIT Kharagpur, India.


Aastha Deswal

•    Second best poster award in XXI Indian Convention of Food Scientists and Technologists. January 20-21, 2012, Pune, India (2012).
•    Best Oral presentation award in an International Conference onFood Safety, Quality and Nutrition held in Manchester, UK, April 11-23, 2012

J.Chitra
•    Best poster award in FoQSAT 2011 Symposium, Feb., 24-25, 2011, IIT Kharagpur, India.
•    Second best poster award in XXI Indian Convention of Food Scientists and Technologists, Jan., 20-21, 2012, Pune, India.

Snehasis Chakraborty

•    Best poster award in National Seminar on Current Technological Challenges in Food Processing specially Emphasizing Food Irradiation (June 25-26, 2011, Kolkata).


Chandani Sen

•    Best poster award in FoQSAT 2011 Symposium, Feb., 24-25, 2011, IIT Kharagpur, India.


Rakesh Kumar Rigar

Best Poster award : Paharia, P., Raigar, R K. & Mishra, H N (2016). Development of process technology for preparation of Health Dal. In: International conference on Emerging Trend in Agricultural & Food Engineering (ETAE), IIT Kharagpur, India 27th -30th Dec Second Best Poster award: Raigar, R.K. & Mishra, H.N. (2016). Optimization of emulsifier levels in peanut based ready-to-eat therapeutic food using response surface methodology. In: International conference on Emerging Trend in Agricultural & Food Engineering (ETAE), IIT Kharagpur, India 27th -30th December Gandhian Young Technological Innovation 2018 Awards to Dr. Rakesh Kumar Raigar and Dr. Danie Saje under guidance of Prof HN Mishra at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 19th MARCH, 2018 for innovation by development of production facility by RTE paste