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Name of Centre: Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya (CSKHPKV), Palampur, HP
Name of Component: Food & Nutrition
Dr. Ranjana Verma
Professor (Food Science Nutrition)
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Experience: 20  Years
Educational Qualification
Ph.DFood Science and Nutrition 2000CSK HPKV Palampur
Research Areas
Community and Applied Nutrition; New Product development; Post harvest management and value addition of hill crops and under exploited foods.
  1. International fellowship to attend International course on food safety at Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel in 2012, National Out Standing Achievement Award conferred by Seabuckthorn Association of India in Oct 2018, Award of fellowship of the Society (FISAB) by Indian Society of Agricultural Biochemists, Kanpur in Feb, 2019 Fellow award
           Total Number of Research Articles:74
Significant Research Articles
  1. R Verma, M Awasthi, R Modgil, YS Dhaliwal . 2012. Effect of maturity on the physico-chemical and nutritional characteristics of Kachnar (Bauhinia variegata Linn.) green buds and flowers. Indian Journal of natural Products and Resources3(2): 242-245
  2. HR Sharma, Pooja, Ranjana Verma. 2006. Organoleptic and chemical evaluation of osmotically processed Apricot wholes and halves . Natural Product Radiance5(5): 350-356
  3. A Prabha, HR Sharma, AK Goel, R Verma. 2006. Changes in ascorbic acid content of lemon fruits stored in zero energy cool chamber and under ambient atmosphere . Journal of Dairying Foods and Home Sciences25(1): 73-75
  4. R Verma, M Awasthi. 2013. Effect of salt treatment on phenolic compounds of Bauhinia variegata (Kachnar) and Cordia dichotoma (Lesora) . Advances in Food Sciences 35(1): 37-39
  5. R Modgil, K Mankotia, R Verma, A Sandal. 2016. Biological protein quality and phytic acid content of domestically processed kidney beans (Phaseolus Vulgaris). . Asian Journal of Dairy & Food Research 35(4): 315-318
  6. P Chaudhary, R Gupta, R Verma. 2019. Impact of Dietary and Nutrition Education Intervention on Nutritional Knowledge of Moderately Anemic Adolescent Girls of Kangra District, Himachal Pradesh . Journal of Community Mobilization and Sustainable Development 14(3): 485-493
  7. S Sharma, YS Dhaliwal, R Verma. 2019. Nutritional quality evaluation of Rice bean flour based Papad S Sharma, YS Dhaliwal, R Verma. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 8(1): 107-111
  8. YS Dhaliwal, V Ranjana . 2018. Nutritional evaluation of buckwheat genotypes and its utilization in the preparation of supplemented biscuits.. Food Science Research Journal9(12): 347-52
  9. S Sharma, R Verma, N Singh, YS Dhaliwal. 2019. Assessment of anti nutritional factors and antioxidants in three genotypes of adzuki beans S Sharma, R Verma, N Singh, YS Dhaliwa. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry8(1): 1376-1378
  10. P Chaudhary, R Gupta, R Verma. 2019. Improvement in physical fitness index, VO2 max score and hemoglobin level with diet and nutrition intervention. Centre for Advancement of Applied Sciences 21(1): 41-48