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Pushpa Chethan Kumar

Designation: 
Scientist (Food and Nutrition)
Division/Section: 
Division of Post Harvest Technology and Agricultural Engineering
Specialisation: 
Nutritional quality evaluation of foods, development of nutritionally rich processed products from horticulture produce
Qualification: 
M.Sc (Agri) in Food Science and Nutrition
Experience (No. of Years): 
5
Research Accomplishments: 

Developed carotenoids fortified raw mango chutney, developed Instant Powder Formulation from aonla and green leafy vegetables

 

Important Publications: 
  • Pushpa Chethan Kumar, Neelima Garg, D.K.Shukla and Kaushalesh Yadav. 2014. Effect      of pretreatment and packaging on the quality of minimally processed mango    cubes. J. of Eco-Friendly Agriculture. 9(2): 199-202.
  • Neelima Garg and Pushpa Chethan Kumar. 2014. Food anti-microbials: challenges and prospects. Current Horticulture. 2(1): 05–17

 

Awards & Recognitions, Patents, Inventions, etc: 
  • ‘Powder formulation from aonla and green leafy vegetables for use as instant chutney mix or food sprinkles’-Pushpa Chethan Kumar and others. A patent has been filed (application # 510/DEL/2014).
Contact Details
Address for Communication: 
No.208, 16th Cross, 6th Main, CQAL Layout, Sahakaranagar, Bengaluru-560092
Email Address: 
pushpa@iihr.res.in
Telephone #: 
9620032108
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