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Pushpa Chethan Kumar

Scientist (Food and Nutrition)
Division of Post Harvest Technology and Agricultural Engineering
Nutritional quality evaluation of foods, development of nutritionally rich processed products from horticulture produce
M.Sc (Agri) in Food Science and Nutrition
Experience (No. of Years): 
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).
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No.208, 16th Cross, 6th Main, CQAL Layout, Sahakaranagar, Bengaluru-560092
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