Punjab News Express
AMRITSAR : The department of Food Science and Technology organized a seminar on `Total Quality Management (TQM) Tools in Food Industry’ in which ISO Expert and Food Quality Auditor Dr. Rishi Dewan highlighted the new challenges before the food and packaging industry regarding the maintenance of quality control.
Dr. Dewan stressed on state of Punjab which is considered the food basket of India and how the government and private sector need to tie up for improving food quality standards at every stage right from farm to fork. During the interactive session he spoke about the various types of quality management tools like normal distribution curve, Taguchi’s loss function and ISO standards.
He was earlier welcomed by principal Dr. Mehal Singh who said quality management plays a vital role in food Industry across different stages of food processing and packaging. Prof. Manbir Singh, Head of Department said that quality management tools were most important for food manufacturers as they help to achieve standardization and meet the demands of consumers and authorities. Prof. Gursharan Kaur gave the vote of thanks.