The Engineering Division of National Institute of Post Harvest Management is an Apex Body Undertaking Research and Development Activities related to Post Harvest Technology of Rice, Pulse, Grains, Field Crops, Fruits and Vegetables along with Providing Different Aspects of Engineering Activities Needed to the other Parallel Divisions. Mainly the Division Consists of Different Units Namely Workshop, Maintenance, Primary and Secondary Processing, and Field work. There are 22 Members in these Engineering Units which are Headed by the Engineers in Different Disciplines.
Main Duties of the Division
Providing Consultancy and Advisory Services to the Personal that are Engaged in Post Harvest processing Techniques to Solve their Techno-Economic and thereby Improve the Post Harvest Unit Operation. These Personals includes Farmers, Collectors, Transporters, Processors, Wholesalers and Others Involved in the Food Produce Supply Chain.
Training of Personnel Engaged in Handling, Storage and Processing of Rice, Fruits, Vegetables and Other Crops on Improved Post Harvest Technology that Would Significantly Reduce Post Harvest Losses and Improved Quality of Food Produce.
Testing and Evaluation of Performance of Agro Processing Machinery that Could be Adopted for Initiation of Small/Medium Scale Income-Generating Agro Processing Enterprises by the Rural Farming Sector.
Conducting Engineering Research, Which are Involves Designing, Developing and Evaluating Post Harvest and Agro Processing Machinery, Equipment and Packing Methods.
Further, Engineering Division Currently Conducting Certificate Courses On,