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National Food Technology


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03 AUG 2021 1:21PM by PIB Delhi

There are two National Food Technology (NFT) Institutes functioning under the administrative control of Ministry of Food Processing Industries namely; National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), Kundli, Haryana and Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT) at Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. Both the Institutes have been able to achieve the objectives for which they were set up. Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel gave this information in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

Twelve courses by NIFTEM and six courses by IIFPT are being offered in the field of food technology and allied sectors. They are as follows in NIFTEM & IIFPT:

 

In NIFTEM:

  1. B.Tech (Food Technology Management)
  2. M.Tech. in Food Process Engineering and Management (FPEM)
  3. M.Tech. in Food Technology and Management (FTM)
  4. M.Tech. in Food Safety and Quality Management (FSQM)
  5. M.Tech. in Food Supply Chain Management (FSCM)
  6. M.Tech. in Food Plant Operations and Management (FPOM)
  7. Ph.D. in Food Engineering (FE)
  8. Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology (FST)
  9. Ph.D. in Basic and Applied Sciences (BAS)
  10. Ph.D. in Agriculture and Environment sciences (AES)
  11. Ph.D. in Food Business Management & Entrepreneurship Development (FBM&ED)
  12. Masters in Business Administration (MBA);

 

In IIFPT:

  1. B.Tech (Food Technology)
  2. M.Tech (Food Technology) in Food Process Technology
  3. M.Tech (Food Technology) in Food Process Engineering
  4. M.Tech (Food Technology) in Food Safety and Quality Assurance
  5. Ph.D (Food Technology) in Food Process Technology
  6. Ph.D (Food Technology) in Food Process Engineering

 

Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT) and National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) is offering B.Tech, M.Tech & PhD programmes in Food Processing and allied fields. The sanctioned intake of student has been increased to meet out the increasing demand of manpower in a Food Processing Industries. There are also other centrally funded institutions/universities, State run institutions/universities and private institutions/universities offering degree, post graduate degree and doctorate degree in Food Technology and its allied specilization to meet out the demand of manpower in Food Processing Industries.

                    At present, the Ministry does not have any proposal to set up more NFT Institute in the country. As per the latest Annual Survey of Industries (2017-18), the total number of employment in registered food processing sector during last three years i.e.2015-16, 2016-17 & 2017-18, State/UT-wise is enclosed at Annexure.

 

                                                                                                      ANNEXURE

Sr. No.

State

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

1

A & N Islands

124

140

68

2

Andhra Pradesh

140830

154227

168404

3

Arunachal Pradesh

1232

1214

999

4

Assam

91520

92064

88415

5

Bihar

23479

22564

24258

6

Chandigarh

1069

939

690

7

Chhattisgarh

26238

29060

26837

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

289

295

336

9

Daman & Diu

1747

1987

1773

10

Delhi

14056

15590

13400

11

Goa

7350

7307

6795

12

Gujarat

108141

119403

122015

13

Haryana

46511

66304

68637

14

Himachal Pradesh

13098

16839

12949

15

Jammu and Kashmir

7348

7543

9910

16

Jharkhand

6206

6820

7670

17

Karnataka

120423

139954

137854

18

Kerala

119517

97541

101668

19

Madhya Pradesh

52471

58317

57688

20

Maharashtra

238059

223624

238477

21

Manipur

633

634

727

22

Meghalaya

796

807

1242

23

Nagaland

265

286

274

24

Odisha

30640

31714

34073

25

Puducherry

4268

3445

3510

26

Punjab

106565

128578

149319

27

Rajasthan

39080

40555

42838

28

Sikkim

1728

1963

2008

29

Tamil Nadu

214910

216886

226675

30

Telangana

65655

62919

68669

31

Tripura

2325

2524

2509

32

Uttar Pradesh

163142

175589

171058

33

Uttarakhand

25783

27794

31822

34

West Bengal

89497

98390

109862

 

Total-All India

1764995

1853816

1933429

 

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