Presidential Address

  • Inaugural address at the two weeks online internship program on “Food Procesing Technology: Advances and Applications” organized by IIFPT on 3rd August 2020.
  • Special address at the PM Formalisation of micro food processing enterprises scheme webinar organized by Laghu Udyog Bharati, Karnataka on 29th July 2020.
  • Special address at the virtual exhibition on Food Processing Technology organized by Confederation of Indian Industry supported by Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India on 22nd July 2020.
  • IIFPT's Meet the Editor Webinar Series: Presentation on Food Processing current status, Needs & Future
  • Presential address at International Women’s Day Celebration at IIFPT on 8th March 2020
  • Presidential address at the Canada-India Pulse Workshop on Strengthening Scientific Partnerships held at Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology, Thanjavur on 22 nd -23 rd January, 2020.
  • Inaugural address at the National Conference on Doubling farmers income through scientific approaches held at AEC&RI, Kumulurn 20th December 2019.
  • Inaugural address at the one-day event on Post-harvest technology and value addition” organized by NAAS- Coimbatore chapter held at ICAR-SBI, Coimbatore on 4th December 2019.
  • Special address at the IIFPT Open Day held at IIFPT, Thanjavur on 15th September 2019.
  • Special address at the Inaugural Session of the Conference on opportunities in food processing sector organized by CII Coimbatore and MoFPI, held at Pollachi on 9th September 2019.
  • Inaugural address and conference key note address at the 9th National conference on natural sciences & annual awards presentation ceremony held at Pushkaram college of agriculture sciences, Pudukkottai on 24th August 2019.
  • Presidential address at the Swachhta Pakhwada One-day awareness programme for street vendors on food Safety & personal hygiene organized by IIFPT on 20th August 2019.
  • Presidential address at the National seminar on advances in bulk grain storage and smart sensor and IoT applications in warehouses held at Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT) on 26th July 2019.
  • Presidential address at the National Conference on Emerging Techniques in Food Processing, organized by IIFPT on 28th June 2019.
  • Presidential address at the Short course on food business management, at Radisson Blu Hotel, Chennai, organized by Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT), on 16th May 2019.
  • Presidential address at the 4th Graduation Conferring Ceremony, held at Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology, Thanjavur on 4th May 2019.
  • Presidential address at the Sports Day 2019, held at Agricultural College and Research Institute, TNAU, Eachangkottai, Thanjavur on 28th March 2019.
  • Special address on Rural Empowerment at the International Conference on Emerging Trends in Modern Business and Management organized by School of Management, SASTRA University on 1st March 2019.
  • Presidential address at the National Seminar on Coconut Value Addition & Marketing organized by IIFPT and Coconut Development Board held at IIFPT, Thanjavur on 15th February 2019.
  • Presidential address at the training program on "Food Safety Supervisor (FSS) Manufacturing Special (Level 3)- Milk and Milk Products" at IIFPT, Thanjavur on 4th February 2019.
  • Presidential address at the Golden Jubilee Celebrations & National Seminar on Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods at IIFPT Thanjavur on 30th January 2019.
  • Special address at the Club Day 2019, organized by the Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, TNAU, Kumulur on 3rd January 2019.
  • Presidential address at the National level consultation on prospects of millet value addition & marketing, at IIFPT, Thanjavur on 28th November 2018.
  • Special address at the State Level Seminar for Promotion and Development of Coconut, Kanyakumari on 13th November 2018.
  • Presidential address on "Technology profiling and support for incubators and start ups" at National consultation on Agri-Start Ups for smart farming, Bengaluru on 11th October 2018.
  • Special address at the World Coconut Day celebration, Pollachi on 2nd September 2018.
  • Presidential address at the International Conference on Recent Advances in Food Processing Technology at IIFPT, Thanjavur on 17th August 2018.
  • Presidential address at the Symposium on "Breast Feeding; Foundation of Life" at IIFPT, Thanjavur organized by Food Nutrition Board, Chennai and Integrated Child Development Services, Thanjavur on 1st August 2018.
  • Presidential address at the Sponsored Workshop on "Smart Warehouse Management Technique for Bulk Storage of Food Grains" at IIFPT, Thanjavur organized by SAMEER, CDAC, FCI on 26th July 2018.
  • Inaugural address at workshop on Food Safety and Quality Assessment course for aspiring start-up women entrepreneurs organized by Tamil Nadu Entrepreneurship development and Innovation Institute (TNEDI) at MS Swaminathan Bio-Incubation Centre-BIRAC golden jubilee park for women, Chennai on 18th July 2018
  • Presidential address at the valedictory programme of Feed the Future India Triangular Training (FTF ITT) on "Entrepreneurship Development in Food Processing" at IIFPT, Thanjavur on 01st May 2018.
  • Presidential address at the inauguration of "International Conference on Desalination (InDA 2018)" at NIT, Trichy on 20th April 2018.
  • Presidential address at the inauguration of Feed the Future India Triangular Training (FTF ITT) on "Entrepreneurship Development in Food Processing" at IIFPT, Thanjavur on 18th April 2018.
  • Presidential address at the inauguration of IIFPT - Liaison Office, Bathinda & Food Processing Business Incubation Cum Training Centre at IIFPT-Liaison Office, Bathinda, Punjab on 27th February 2018.
  • Guest of Honor and delivered a lecture on "Technologies for Processing in North Eastern Region" at Indo-JAPAN Bilateral Symposium on Future Perspective of bio resource in North-East India, IIT Guwahati, India during 1st - 4th February 2018.
  • Presidential address at the Dr. V. Subrahmanyan Endowment Lecture, organized by IIFPT on 31st January 2018.
  • Inaugural address at the National Conference on "VALORIZE 2K18 - Current and Future Trends in Food Waste Management and its Valorization - an interdisciplinary approach" organized by the Centre of Food Technology/ Department of Biotechnology at A C Tech Campus, Anna University, Chennai on 24th January 2018.
  • Guest of Honor and delivered a lecture on "Recent Opportunities in Food Processing Engineering" at Monthly Technical Activity meeting of The Institution of Engineers - Thanjavur Centre at Rotary Hall, Thanjavur on 21st November 2017.
  • Presidential address at the IIFPT open day on the theme of "Food Processing: New way of Make in India" at IIFPT, Thanjavur on 16th September 2017.
  • Presidential address at World coconut day conference organized by Udumalai Balaji neera farm producers company at Vidhyasagar Arts and Science College, Udumalpet on 8th September 2017.
  • Special address at 11th annual conference-cum-two-day seminar on entrepreneurial opportunities for men and women at St. Joseph's college, Trichy on 28th June 2017.
  • Presidential address at State Level Investors' Meet on Food Processing Fund (FPF), organized by NABARD at Chennai on 22nd May 2017.
  • Presidential address at the Intensive motivational campaign organized jointly by the MSME Development Institute, Chennai and IICPT, Thanjavur at IICPT on 20th March 2017.
  • Guest of Honor at the inaugural session of ASSOCHAM Food Processing Conclave organized by ASSOCHAM Tamil Nadu on 20th January 2017.
  • Presidential address at the Dr. V. Subrahmanyan Endowment Lecture, organized by IICPT on 30th January 2017
  • Presidential address at National seminar on Recent trends in Food Processing organized by IICPT, Thanjavur and Central University of Punjab at Central University of Punjab, Bathinda on 9th December 2016.
  • Presidential address at National seminar on recent trends in postharvest pest management organized by IICPT, Thanjavur on 4th November 2016.
  • Presidential address at "Short course on Food business management" organized by IICPT, Thanjavur, during 28th - 30th September 2016.
  • Presidential address at "National conference on challenges and opportunities in food packaging", organized by IICPT, Thanjavur on 23rd September 2016.