The Diploma in Dairy Technology is developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India. The programme aims to develop technician level human resource for dairy industry. Upgrading the technical proficiency of lower level workers/ technicians already working in the dairy and allied sectors is also intended. The focus shall be to develop competencies in procurement of milk, fluid milk processing, production of value added products and quality control aspects in dairy plants. It will also impart development of skills for entrepreneurship to encourage self-employment in dairy processing activities. The knowledge imparted shall facilitate good manufacturing practices in the processing sector and hygiene. The quality milk and milk products produced will have good market and export potential.