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MEKEI, in conjunction with WASD, has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the network.

Interested in joining the expert directory? Complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at . You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisation: World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) and Sudan Knowledge (SK).

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Sumita Dixit

Technical Officer Indian Institute of Toxicology ResearchFood Toxicology Division


Location: Lucknow, India


Ms. Sumita Dixit works as Technical Officer at Food Toxicology Division of Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow, India. She holds a post-graduate degree in Ecology and Environment from the Sikkim Manipal University, Sikkim, India. Her MSc Dissertation was in the area of “Surveillance of Pesticide Residues in Food Products”. She has developed expertise in the monitoring and surveillance of food additives, adulterants and contaminants for over two decades. She has extensively participated in Public Awareness and Scientific Knowledge Dissemination Programmes. She was associated with several research projects sponsored by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR); World Health Organisation (WHO)-Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS); Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MFPI), Govt. of India and has published 8 papers in National and International Journals.

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