UKIERI INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY BUILDING • IMPLEMENTED BY • DELHI MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION, INDIA • GRIMSBY INSTITUTE OF FURTHER & HIGHER EDUCATION, UK
Established in the year 1955. • Premier professional body devoted to evolving and disseminating latest management principles & practices • Affiliated to All India Management Association (AIMA), the apex body of Management in the country. • Non-profit and autonomous entity which focuses on providing a wide range ofservices. • To disseminate and benchmark emerging management principles, practices and techniques. • To facilitate interaction with eminent corporate professionals and sharing international best Management Practices. • To showcase Indian management expertise and facilitate Individuals and Organizations realize their true potential. • To recognize superior management practices through National Awards. • To publish contemporary management techniques, trends and development. • To organize National and Global ‘Management’ events.
Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education (GIFHE) • Founded in 1944 as the Grimsby Technical College, becoming The Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education in 2004. • Runs more than 100 degrees, ranging from foundation degrees to masters courses. These are validated by the Universities of Hull, Leeds Metropolitan, York St John and Huddersfield. • Recognized as a centre of vocational excellence in food manufacturing and is a part of The National Skills Academy for Food and Drink.
LIST OF COURSES DEVELOPED • Fundamentals of the Food Cold Chain • Cold Chain Legislation • Temperature and food quality (safety, texture, colour, taste) • Fundamentals of Heat Transfer in the Food Cold Chain • Food Cold Chain Equipment and Systems • Measuring and monitoring of temperature and environmental conditions • Specifying, commissioning and managing cold chain operations • Sustainability throughout the Cold Chain • Understanding, monitoring and controlling the produce cold chain • 10. Understanding, monitoring and controlling the prepared cold chain • 11.Understanding, monitoring and controlling the fish and seafood cold chain • 12. Understanding, monitoring and controlling the meat cold chain
IMPACT • Announced and marketed the training programme to following institutions/ organizations: • Academic Institutions • Government • Cold Storage • Food Processing Industry • Food & Food Product Retailers • Food & Food Product Manufacturers • Sector Skill Council • A training programme on “Cold Chain Opportunities in India” was organized by the DMA with two experts from the Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education, UK and two experts from the Delhi Management Association on 26th March 2013 in the DMA Conference Room which was attended by top industry professionals. • About 100 organizations belonging to above mentioned institutions/ organizations approached for nominating participants for the Train The Trainer programme.
NUMBER OF DIRECT & INDIRECT BENEFICIARIES • Academic 3 • Government 7 • Cold Storage 11 • Food Processing Industry 18 • Food & Food Product Retailers 34 • Food & Food Product Manufacturers 50 • Sector Skill Council 4
SUSTAINABILITY • The 100 Master Trainers trained under the project will deliver training to various stakeholders within their organizations. • Courses developed through the project to be offered as part of educational/ training programmes being conducted by various training institutions like NIFTEM, National Horticulture Board, etc . • DMA would set up a portal where the courses developed will be uploaded so that experts of this field can access freely whenever required. • In future, DMA proposes to conduct public seminars and training programmes based on the courses developed.
WAY FORWARD • It is proposed to continue the project in phase II to benchmark the courses developed to national occupational standards for the entire range of jobs/ roles in cold chain industry in collaboration with the concerned sector skills councils/ stakeholders. • Courses linked to specific roles/ jobs and occupational standards in various components of cold chain, i.e., cold storage, transportation, manufacturing, packaging, retail etc. would be developed. • UKIERI funding for the same would be requested.