Sister Nibedita Government General Degree College for Girls

Sister Nibedita Government General Degree College for Girls

Affiliated to University of Calcutta

Dr. Atreyi Sarkar W.B.E.S


M.Sc in Food & Nutrition (University of Calcutta), Ph.D.

Contact Details :

Department of Food & Nutrition
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Teaching Experience :

One year teaching experience in Netaji Nagar Balika Vidyamandir (Higher Secondary), Kolkata, India

Specialization and Research Interest :

Valorisation of food wastes by formulating functional food and techniques for bioremediation.

Research & Publications

  • Sarkar A, Ghosh U. Natural antioxidants—The key to safe and sustainable life. Int. J. Latest Trends Eng. Technol. 2016;6:201.
  • Sarkar A, Ghosh U. Classical single factor optimisation of parameters for phenolic antioxidant extraction from tamarind seed (Tamarindus indica). Plant Science Today. 2016 Jul 1;3(3):258-66.
  • Sarkar A, Ghosh U. Effect of extraction temperature and t antioxidant activity of. Research Journal of Recent sciences. 2017 Feb;6(2):10-5.
  • Sarkar A, Ghosh U. Optimization of the extraction of natural phenolic antioxidants from the seeds of Tamarindus indica L.-an undervalued by product of food processing-using response surface methodology. Acta Biologica Szegediensis. 2018 Aug 23;62(1):67-74.

Seminar/Conference/Workshop Attended :

  • Oral presentation on “ Natural antioxidants- sources and application” in 10th All India Peoples‟ Technology Congress, 2015
  • Poster presentation on “Antioxidant Activity Of Tamarind Seed– A By-Product Of Tamarind Pulp” in International seminar on Recent Advances in Food Processing and Biotechnology” Banaras Hindu University, 2016
  • Oral presentation on “Effect Of Extraction Temperature And Technique On Phenolic Compounds And Antioxidant Activity of Tamarindus indica  Seeds”,  International Science Congress Association,2016
  • Oral presentation on “Statistical Optimisation of Parameters for the Extraction of Phenolic Antioxidants from the Leaves of Tamarindus indica using Response Surface Methodology” , One day National seminar on Health and Ecology: The interaction and interdependence, Midnaporw, 2017
  • Oral presentation on “Food residues as a source of natural antioxidant for food safety and sustainability” , International seminar on Contemporary development on nutritional research, Barrackpore Rastraguru Surendranath College, 2017
  • Oral presentation on “Evaluation of antioxidant properties of Tamarind seed coat in comparison with Tamarind kernel” BIOSPECTRUM, University of Engineering and Management, Kolkata, 2018.
  • Oral presentation on “Food wastes and its interaction with Food Security” Nutrition Society of India, Kolkata, 2018.

Scholarships and fellowship

  • National Scholarship (GOI, Ministry of Human Resource Develppoment) holder under the scheme of Scholarship for College & University students, for the tenure of 2008-2011
  • Awarded INSPIRE Fellowship by Department of Science & Technology, GOI (for Doctoral studies) for securing 1st Class 1st rank in M.Sc.


Internship from Woodland Medical Centre, Kolkata, India as Diet counsellor