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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Dairy and Food Science Technology

Faculty Detail

Dr. Manvesh Kumar Sihag

Designation: Assistant Professor
Contact Address:Department of Dairy Chemistry, College of Dairy and Food Science Technology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab 141004.
Telephone :
Mobile: +91 9574028314,

Academic Credentials

  • B. Sc. (Life Sciences)
  • M. Sc. (Food Technology)
  • Ph.D. (Dairy Chemistry)

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Teaching interests: Dairy Chemistry
  • Specialization: Chemistry of Milk, Biochemistry, Human Nutrition, Chemistry of Dairy Products, Food Chemistry, Chemistry of Milk Lipids, Milk Carbohydrates, Minerals and Water-Soluble Vitamins, Research Techniques

Other Appointments

  • Member, BVSc. Internship committee
  • Member, Marketing committee for EDP

Area of Research Interests

  • Functional foods, Fortification, Nano and Microemulsion, Bioavailability, In-vivo and In-vitro trials.

Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Best Paper Award in 49th Dairy Industry Conference held at Gandhinagar Gujarat from 16th to 18th March, 2023 organized by Indian Dairy Association
  • 6 Best Poster awards in National/ International Conferences

No. of Publications

Research: 19Extension: 04
      Books : 02            Manuals: 01


  • Duche, R. T., Singh, A., Wandhare, A. G., Sangwan, V., Sihag, M. K., Nwagu, T. N., ... & Ezeogu, L. I. (2023). Antibiotic resistance in potential probiotic lactic acid bacteria of fermented foods and human origin from Nigeria. BMC microbiology, 23(1), 142. (Impact Factor: 4.465; NAAS Rating: 10.20) 
  • Goyal, A., Tanwar, B., Sihag, M.K., & Sharma, V. 2022. Sacha inchi (Plukenetia volubilis L.): An emerging source of nutrients, omega-3 fatty acid and phytochemicals. Food Chemistry, 373, 131459. NAAS Rating: 14.80; (Impact factor: 9.231) DOI: 
  • Singh, A., Duche, R. T., Wandhare, A. G., Sian, J. K., Singh, B. P., Sihag, M. K., ... & Panwar, H. 2022. Milk-Derived Antimicrobial Peptides: Overview, Applications, and Future Perspectives. Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins, pp. 1-19. (Impact factor: 5.265; NAAS Rating 10.90) DOI:
  • Sihag, M. K., Sharma, V., Goyal, A., Arora, S. and Kapila, R. 2019. Dietary intake of pearl millet based weaning food supplemented with iron and vitamin A enhances bioavailability of vitamin A in anemic rats, International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research pp. 1-11; (Impact factor 2.30; NAAS Rating 8.30) DOI:
  • Goyal, A., Sharma, V., Sihag, M. K., Singh, A. K., Arora, S., & Sabikhi, L. (2017). Oxidative stability of alpha?linolenic acid (??3) in flaxseed oil microcapsules fortified market milk. International Journal of Dairy Technology, 70(2), 188-196. (Impact factor: 4.28; NAAS Rating 10.40) 
  • Sihag, M. K., Sharma, V., Goyal, A., Arora, S. and Kapila, R., 2016. In-vivo assessment of iron bioavailability from fortified pearl millet based weaning food. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 96(13), pp.4410-4415. (Impact Factor: 4.125; NAAS Rating: 10.10) DOI: 
  • Sihag, M. K., Sharma, V., Goyal, A., Arora, S., Singh, A. K. and Lal, D., 2016. Development of an alternative low-cost cereal-based weaning food fortified with iron and vitamin A (retinol acetate). Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 86(4), pp.478-484. (Impact Factor: 0.4; NAAS Rating: 6.40) 
  • Goyal, A., Sharma, V., Sihag, M. K., Arora, S., Singh, A. K., & Sabikhi, L. (2016). Effect of microencapsulation and spray drying on oxidative stability of flaxseed oil and its release behavior under simulated gastrointestinal conditions. Drying Technology, 34(7), 810-821. (Impact factor: 3.556; NAAS Rating 9.30)
  • Sihag, M. K., Sharma, V., Goyal, A., Arora, S. and Singh, A. K., 2015. Effect of domestic processing treatments on iron, ?-carotene, phytic acid and polyphenols of pearl millet. Cogent Food & Agriculture, 1(1), p.1109171. (Impact Factor: 2.00; NAAS Rating 8.00) DOI:  
  • Goyal, A., Sharma, V., Sihag, M. K., Tomar, S. K., Arora, S., Sabikhi, L., & Singh, A. K. (2015). Development and physico-chemical characterization of microencapsulated flaxseed oil powder: A functional ingredient for omega-3 fortification. Powder Technology, 286, 527-537. (Impact factor: 5.64; NAAS Rating 11.20)