25 June, 2017

Trivandrum
Regional Centre

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Programmes

Diploma in Meat Technology (DMT)

Minimum Duration: 1 Year
Maximum Duration: 2 Years
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar

Eligibility:

  • 10+2 Senior secondary pass outs                                    
  • BPP (under IGNOU/OLS mode)      
  • 10th pass may enroll simultaneously for the BPP and Diploma Programme

The Diploma in Meat Technology is developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India. The Programme aims at imparting basic knowledge and skills for quality production of meat and meat products. Development of human resource for industry is also part of it.
 
Stress is on training of personnel for self-employment and creating awareness and competency in the meat processing as well as poultry processing. The focus shall be to develop competencies in good slaughter practices, handling of meat on scientific lines, production of quality meat and meat products, testing and quality control of meat and meat products. The knowledge imparted shall facilitate good manufacturing practices in the processing sector and hygiene.

Objectives

The objectives of the Programme are to:
  • Provide knowledge and skills for quality production of meat and meat products
  • Develop human resource for meat industry and associated activities
  • Train personnel for self employment
  • Impart knowledge and technical proficiency in:

a) Good slaughter practices

(b) Handling of meat on scientific lines
(c) Production of quality meat and meat products
(d) Testing and quality control of meat and meat products
(e) Managing small and medium enterprises.

 

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