Tirupati : Mohan Babu University, established in 1992 under the leadership of the veteran actor Padma Shri Dr.M.Mohan Babu, has announced the successful establishment of ‘Smart Kitchen’ within its Tirupati Campus. The Campus’s automated kitchen, true to its name, enhances productivity, maintains hygiene, and serves homely meals, all while optimizing efficiency and reducing food wastage. This pioneering ‘Smart Kitchen’ has not only set new standards but also earned a prestigious place in the Golden Books of World Records for being the Automated Kitchen with the Largest Cooking Facility.
Designed to cater to 15,000+ students, including those residing on campus, as well as an impressive faculty and staff of 900+ concurrently. The state-of-the-art facility boasts cutting-edge integration and advanced infrastructure. It can remarkably prepare 1000 kg of rice in an brief 9.2 minutes, setting unparalleled standards for speed and efficiency. Among the standout features of MBU’s Smart Kitchen is its advanced roti-making machine, a testament to the seamless fusion of tradition and innovation. The Smart Kitchen is equipped with several functionalities, including automated washing, peeling, drying, and cutting processes, effectively reducing the need for manual labour while expediting meal preparation.
Essentially, the Smart Kitchen’s automation guarantees not only hygienic meals but also fosters sustainability and cost-effectiveness. With its sophisticated auto quantity selection system, it dynamically adjusts servings based on the number of diners (PAX), effectively reducing waste and optimizing resource utilization. This real-time data-driven approach optimizes food stock, reduces excess inventory, and minimizes wastage throughout the entire cooking process.
Even with automation at play, the precision in cooking time, temperature, and spice blending ensures that every aromatic and flavourful dish retains the essence of home-style cuisine – a vital aspect cherished among the students! The ‘Smart Kitchen,’ operates with 100% automation, contributing to a zero-carbon emission environment. The Machines of the Smart Kitchen are imported from France and Egypt.
“We take immense pride in being the pioneers in India to introduce a Smart Kitchen of this calibre, built to meet and even exceed international standards. The recognition by Golden Books of World Records as the Largest Automated Cooking Facility is a remarkable testament to our dedication and innovation.” Says Mr.Vinay Maheshwari, Executive Director, Sree Vidyanikethan Educational Trust (SVET).
MBU boasts a comprehensive array of 108+ graduate and postgraduate programs, along with residential hostels that have the capacity to house more than 15000+ students within its expansive 100+ acre campus. With a steadfast history of 31 years, Mohan Babu University continues to uphold its legacy as a beacon of transformative education.