Dairy Science Institute

After the independence the successive Five Year Plans have made a increasing provision for development of Dairying in India. The objective is to promote milk production as an adjunct to farming with the view to increase the total agricultural production in the country. Considering the need for production processing, and manufacturing dairy products on scientific lines trained personnel with various degree of specialization are required for running the milk business. With a view to make available trained technician, a two years residential course after H.S.S.C. leading to Diploma in Dairy Technology, was started in the DAIRY SCIENCE INSTITUTE from the year 1960 under administrative control of Indian Council of Agriculture Research sub committee. From the year 1986 to 1991 the course was under the control of the board of Technical Examination. From the 1992 to May 2001, the Diploma course was affiliates to Konkan Krushi Vidyapith, Dapoli, Dist. Ratnagiri. Dairy science institute, Aarey is affiliated for Diploma in Dairy Technology course to Maharashtra Animal & fishery Science University, Nagpur from academic year session 2001-2002 with the intake capacity 40 students per year on merit basis.

Principal, D.S.I.Aarey -022-29272522

E-Mail- principaldsi@gmail.com

The course constitute following subject
First Year Second Year
Dairy Technology -I Dairy Technology - III
Dairy Technology - II Dairy Technology -IV
Dairy Engineering -I Dairy Engineering -II
General Microbiology Dairy Microbiology
General & Bio-Chemistry Dairy Chemistry
General Economics Dairy Economic, Accounting & Auditing
Data compilation & Tech. reporting Dairy Plant Management
Fodder & Milk Production

In order to facilitate practical training a Students Dairy is designed for an output of 10,000 Litres of of milk per day. It has sections for reception of Milk, processing and packaging of Milk manufacturing of Paneer, Butter, Ice-cream, Chees, Ghee, Cream etc. A compressor room, boiler room, cold storage are also provided in the Student Dairy by UNICEF. The Student Dairy also has well equipped Dairy Chemistry, Dairy Bacteriology, Dairy Technology laboratories including condensing unit, spray drier and Dairy Engineering plant along with five acre demonstration fodder farm with irrigation from dairy waste water. As the Course is of residential nature New Zealand Hostel is constructed with the donation of New Zealand Govt. . It has 123 double seated room with well equipped facilities. Boarding facility is also available by contractor. As per G.R TRN-2014/pr.kr.120/14/12-A Dated 13.08.2014 New Zealand Hostel, Aarey is approved by YASHADA as District Administrative Training centre for Mumbai suburban district under control of principal, DSI. New Zealand Hostel, Aarey conduct training for govt & semi govt officers & employees as per this G.R. This is the only institute approved by Yashada in department.