National Institutes of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Bill 2019 in the Parliament (Download PDF)

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Union Cabinet approved National Institutes of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Bill, 2019. The objective of the bill is to confer the status of Institutions of National Importance to National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) at Kundli, Haryana, and the Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT) at Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.

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Benefits

  • The legislation would provide for functional autonomy to the institutes to design and develop courses, undertake research activities and leverage enhanced status in their academic pursuits, so that they become world class institutes.

  • The institutes would implement the reservation policy of the Government and would also undertake special outreach activities for the benefits of concerned stakeholders.

  • It would enable the institutes to provide world class teaching and research experience by adopting innovative practices.

National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management

  • NIFTEM is the brainchild of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) Government of India. MoFPI in its Vision document-2015, envisaged creation of a world-class institution to cater to the various stakeholders such as entrepreneurs, food processing industry, exporters, policy makers, government and existing institution.

  • NIFTEM works actively for assisting in setting up food standards, businesses incubation and can also include knowledge sharing. It would also be an apex institution in the field of food technology and management, networking and co-ordinating with other institutions in the same field in India and Abroad.

Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT)

  • The Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology is a pioneer Educational and R&D Institution under the Ministry of Food Processing Industries. The IIFPT is located on a 15-acre campus in Thanjavur to Pudukkottai Highway located at a distance of 2 km from Thanjavur New Bustand.

  • Address: Pudukkottai Road, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu 613005

  • Director: C. Anandharamakrishnan

  • Founded: 1967, Thiruvarur

- Published/Last Modified on: May 7, 2019

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