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Welcoming our new Subject Matter Experts

We at FICSI, are delighted to welcome our three subject matter experts Swati Shrivastava, Diwakar Mishra and Shorya Kapoor.

  • Mrs. Shrivastava is doctoral in Dairy Technology and has more than 10 years of experience in New product development and Research and Development. Previously, she has worked as Senior Manager in Dr. OetkerFunfoods and was associated with big brands like McCormick Kohinoor Specialty Foods, Tasty Bite Eatables, Delmonte, etc.
  • Mr. Diwakar Mishra is a Quality assurance professional with around 13 years of experience in Food analysis, quality control/assurance, Food safety management, Laboratory Management, Process Improvement and control. He is currently associated with Dukes Products India Ltd, Rudrapur. He was wide range of experience in quality control and was previously associated with Kraft foods, Dabur India Pvt Ltd, Graffiti Exports, etc.
  • Mr. Shorya Kapoor is our youngest SME with expertise in Bakery and confectionery products. He is certified Baking technologist from AIB International, USA. He is certified bakery trainer of NSDC and FSSAI. He has trained more than 9000 bakers during the last three years for artisan and Industrial bakers from Britannia, Parle, ITC etc.

July 2021
  • Seminar on Latest Trends in Packaging for Food Processing

    FICSI registered more than 1000 participants for attending seminar on Latest Trends in Packaging for Food Processing. This session was informative session for food professionals/students that will apprise their knowledge about the recent advancements going on in the food packaging industry. Cost Effective packaging technology for Food Processing MSME and FSSAI guideline on packaging and labeling will be some of the topics covered in this session.

    To view the complete video, click on the following link:-
    https://fb.watch/v/7atf36XNm/

March 2021
  • Karnataka Skill Development Authority

    KSDA - Interactive session with Sector Skill Councils - in Bangalore - Karnataka Skill Development Authority. FICSI participated in this interactive session in the eminent presence of Chief Guest Dr. S. Selvakumar, IAS, Secretary Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood Department and Smt. K. Ratna Prabha, IAS, (R) Chairperson, KSDA, GoK along with other dignitaries form skill ecosystem.

  • MOU with UKSDM

    Exchanged MOU with UKSDM and FICSI, in Summer capital of Uttarakhand Gairsain in presence of Shri Dhan Singh Rawat (Minister of state independent charge, Cooperatives, Higher Education, Dairy Development, Protocols), Mission Director UKSDM, Dr. R. Rajesh Kumar and other eminent members from skilling ecosystem. A backward and forward linkage is must for any skilling initiative to be successful.

  • MOU With Tea Research Association (TOCKLAI)

    FICSI has signed MOU With Tea Research Association (TOCKLAI) and will mutually cooperate for Identifying job roles, creating learning material and skilling manpower for employability with Required industrial skill and certification in tea processing industry in india.


January 2021
  • Training of Retiring Indian Army Troops

    We have done certification of 6 Indian Army Troops to start with as a pilot project as Bakery Technician/Operative conforming to National Skill qualifications framework level-4. Bakery management course which they run in Chandimandir Military Cantt is a 10 days course for retiring troops so that they can start and manage a small bakery once they get retired.


October 2020
  • FoSTaC Food Safety Supervisor “Basic Catering and Covid-19”

    Importance of FoSTaC:- FSSAI recommends that all licensed food businesses must have at least one trained and certified Food Safety Supervisor under FoSTaC for every 25 food handlers in each premise. 'FSSAI's initiative to combine their current courses with COVID-19 guidelines is a great strength to the food industry' Another successful virtual training conducted for the course- FoSTaC "Basic Catering and COVID-19" on 22nd October 2020 with the participation of around 14 candidates. This training course is based on giving more insights on precautions for the food industry in day to day working as well as the current scenario.

    To view the complete video, click on the following link:-
    https://youtu.be/OsPpAVzX6oU
  • FoSTaC Food Safety Supervisor “Basic Manufacturing and COVID-19”

    Importance of FoSTaC:- FSSAI recommends that all licensed food businesses must have at least one trained and certified Food Safety Supervisor under FoSTaC for every 25 food handlers in each premise. 'FSSAI's initiative to combine their current courses with COVID-19 guidelines is a great strength to the food industry'. We successfully conducted FoSTaC "Basic Manufacturing and COVID-19"-Online Training on 16th October 2020 with the participation of around 20 candidates. This training course is based on giving more insights on precautions for the food industry in day to day working as well as the current scenario.

    To view the complete video, click on the following link:-
    https://youtu.be/bnMN-ilp9dY
  • FoSTaC Food Safety Supervisor “Advance Catering and COVID-19”

    Importance of FoSTaC:- FSSAI recommends that all licensed food businesses must have at least one trained and certified Food Safety Supervisor under FoSTaC for every 25 food handlers in each premise. FSSAI's initiative to combine their current courses with COVID-19 guidelines is a great strength to the food industry' We successfully conducted FoSTaC "Advance Catering and COVID-19"-Online Training on 15th October 2020 . This training course is based on giving more insights on precautions for the food industry in day to day working as well as the current scenario.


September 2020

August 2020

June 2020
  • INTERACTIVE SESSION FOR COLLEGES APPLYING FOR UGC APPLICATIONS

    FICSI organised an interactive session for the colleges who wish to apply under the B. Voc (Food Processing) scheme. The session focused on UGC applications to run Skill- based programs in Food Processing for the academic year 2020-21.

  • SPECIAL SESSIONS FOR TRAINING ON SAFE PRACTICES DURING COVID-19

    In recognition of World Food Safety 2020, FICSI organised Special session for Food Safety & Hygiene Professionals engaged in Manufacturing, Compliance, Education & Training on Safe Practices during COVID-19. Both the sessions saw the participation of 350+ attendees. The sessions were found very interactive & insightful by all the attendees.

  • FICSI eLearning Zone LAUNCH

    FICSI launched the E-learning platform “FICSI eLearning Zone” on 1 st June’2020 through a virtual webinar. Two special courses are designed and developed for “Safe Practices for Retailers handling Food and Safe Practices for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises manufacturing Food during COVID-19 pandemic. These courses are prepared in association with FSSAI, FICCI, NIFTEM and various Industry Partners. The Chief Guest for the event were Mr. Dilip Chenoy, Secretary General,FICCI. Guests of Honour were Dr C. Vasudevappa, Vice Chancellor, NIFTEM and Mr Akshay Bector, President, FICSI. CMD, Cremica Food Industries Ltd. The event saw the presence of 400+ attendees.


March 2020
  • FICSI SAMVAAD 2020

    FICSI organized FICSI Samvaad - The Annual Training Provider Meet 2020 on 2nd March’20 at India Habitat Centre. Mr. Akshay Bector, Managing Director, Cremica Food Ltd. & Mr. Sanjay Kumar Singh, Under Secretary, MOFPI were also part of the event.TPs from all over India attended the event and discussed about how they can contribute in skilling in Food Processing.