ICAR-CIPHET grants license for makhana processing technologies to Bihar based makhana processing firm
Makhana is a good source of carbohydrate, protein and minerals
Ludhiana: Makhana is an organic, nutritional, non-cereal edible crop. Makhana is a good source of carbohydrate, protein and minerals. In recent years price of makhana has increased due to increase in demand from domestic as well as foreign markets. Keeping in view the nutritional as well as market potential of makhana, ICAR-CIPHET Ludhiana has developed “Ready to constitute makhana kheer mix” & “Process for preparation of fat free flavoured makhana”.
Bihar based Makhana firm M/s Mithila Naturals Pvt. Ltd. approached CIPHET for taking license of these technologies. Research team Dr. Mridula Devi, Dr. R.K. Vishwakarma, Dr. Ranjeet Singh, Dr. R.K. Singh, Dr. S.N. Jha imparted hands on training to Mr. Manish Anand. Dr. R.K. Singh, Director, CIPHET Ludhiana awarded certificate of licensing and training to the entrepreneur on successful completion of the training.