From the Director's Desk ...


I deem it a great pleasure in welcoming the aspiring young minds and prospective food processing experts to the Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology.

NIFTEM-T, aptly located in Thanjavur, the "Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu” is a National Institute that endeavours to strengthen research and academic activities pertaining to post harvest processing of crops. The persistent research efforts of our Institution are aimed at ensuring food security and empowering the Indian farming fraternity. Processing, preservation and value addition of agricultural produce are our focus areas of research. The horizons of NIFTEM-T have widened in the recent years to reach out and collaborate with institutions across the globe; from the perspectives of both research and education. We believe in collaborative ventures to accomplish deliverables of scientific and societal relevance.

Promotion of skill development in the Indian food processing sector is the need-of-the-hour. NIFTEM-T has realized the importance of fostering young minds of India as potential entrepreneurs, academicians and researchers in the field of food science and technology. With an unique course curriculum, highly qualified teaching faculty and state-of-the-art infrastructure, NIFTEM-T serves as a knowledge-hub in creating technically sound food processing professionals.

We will be glad to have you as a part of our journey towards transforming India as a self-sustained nation in terms of food production and eventually a leader in the global food processing arena.

If you have passionate thoughts for food, our website would definitely be a food for your thoughts. Thank you for visiting our website!

Together let’s Aspire, Act and Achieve!

Wishing you all the best!

Dr. C. Anandharamakrishnan
Director, NIFTEM-T