Following completing Post Graduation in Foods and Nutrition in 1981, Dr. Savitri completed PhD from CFTRI in 1986. She won many prizes in academics as well as other extracurricular activities. Winner of University Gold medal in UG and PG.
She started per professional career with Shinshu Non Clinical Research Institute in Japan. She worked there for 2 years. She has blend of teaching (University of Agricultural Sciences Dharwad 1988-1990) and Industrial experiences at Modern Food Industries Ltd, NEPC Agri Foods, International Best Foods, Mahaan Proteins Ltd.,GD Foods Delhi and Britannia Industries ltd Bangalore. She is also board member for Mount Carmel College till date. She is also advisory board member of the AIBTM.
She has worked in different food Industries at different capacities such as R&D Manager, Product development Manager, Technical head and at Britannia in the capacity of Head Manager Corporate, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs.
Over the years, she has developed a wide range of Instant foods, Beverage concentrates, eggless products; soup mixes etc. and also built expertise in food regulations and interpretations.
Her several technical papers have been published in various journals. She was key contributor for the book titled Wheat and wheat products” published by FSSAI, WPPS and AIBTM. She is connected with almost all the industry associations and has presence in the core groups of FSSAI. She is certified as Trainer of the FSSAI.
She has been Vice President of The Federation of Biscuit manufacturers Association for two years. (2015-16 and 2016-17)