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.

1. 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 December 2. 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