Designation and address
Professor and Head
Department of Food Process Engineering
College of Food and Dairy Technology, Koduvalli, Chennai - 600 052.
M.V.Sc. (Dairy Technology)
Ph.D. (Dairy Technology)

T: +91-44-27680214
: +91-9488646419
E: apmanoharan[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in
Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Dairy Technology
Specializing field : Frozen desserts, Herbal Dairy Products
Current Projects
  • Establishment of "Regional Dairy Entrepreneurs Training Facility (RDEF)" at VCRI, Orathanadu. As Principal investigator. Budget Outlay: Rs.171.50, Funded by NADP, Government of India.
Completed Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency
Establishing Nucleus Jersey Crossbred Bull-Mother Farm: Production of Superior Crossbred Bulls for Sustainable Milk Production under Rural Conditions at VCRI, Orathanadu Co-Principal Investigator Rs.230.00 lakhs NADP, Government of India.
Establishment of Experiential Learning Centre for value added milk and milk products at IFDT, Koduvalli Principal investigator Rs. 95.50 lakhs ICAR, New Delhi
Propagation of Technologies on Bio-beverage, Bio-fertilizer and Bio-pesticides at IFDT, Koduvalli Co-Principal investigator Rs. 15.00 lakhs Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India
Establishment of Community Cattle Care Centre" at IFDT, Koduvalli Co-Principal Investigator Rs. 30.00 lakhs NADP, Government of India.
Establishment of Model Dairy Plant at IFDT, Koduvalli Co-Principal Investigator Rs. 48.00 lakhs Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India
Water Shed Management at KVK, Bidar Co-Principal Investigator Rs. 5.00 lakhs Government of Denmark
Recent Research Publications
  • Ayyavoo Preamnath Manoharan1 and D.Ramasamy(2013)Sensory evaluation of natural identical vanilla flavour ice cream. International Journal of Current Research, Vol. 5, Issue, 04, pp.1016-1017.
  • Ayyavoo Preamnath Manoharan and D.Ramasamy (2013) Physico-chemical, microbial and sensory analysis of aloe vera (pulp) ice cream with natural colour curcumin in different artificial sweeteners. Indian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Life Sciences Vol. 3 (2) April-June, pp. 122-130.
  • Ayyavoo Preamnath Manoharan and D.Ramasamy (2013) Studies on sensory evaluation of aloe vera ice cream with artificial sweeteners and natural caramel colour. International Journal of Food, Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Vol. 3 (1) January-April, pp. 109-116
Honours & Awards
  • Certification of appreciation for Carotene enriched milk at Technology Release Committee held on 19.01.2013.