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B.Tech Admissions 2024-2025 JoSSA Schedule

Online Training on Setting up HACCP Plan and Microbiological Food Safety for Small Scale Food Industries on 25th June 2024.
Tender for NIFTEM-T Patent Facilitation Services


"Beware of fraudulent calls asking for money for closure of incidents, award of contract or release of performance bank guarantee, etc. In this regard, NIFTEM, Thanjavur assumes no responsibility for any fund transfers, cash deposits or any financial loss on this account and no oral confirmation on award of any kind of contract in NIFTEM-T".

Department of Food Biotechnology (DFBT) Training Calendar (2024)
Food Processing Business Incubation Centre (FPBIC) Training Calendar (April 2024 to September 2024)
Food Safety and Quality Testing Laboratory (DFSQT) - Training Schedule(2023-24)
NIFTEM Act 2021
Shri Chirag Paswan

Hon'ble Union Minister

Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI)

Shri Ravneet Singh Bittu

Hon'ble Minister of State

Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI)


About Us

Welcome to National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management, Thanjavur (NIFTEM-T)

The National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management, Thanjavur (NIFTEM-T) is a pioneer Research and Educational Institution under the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India. Dr. V. Subrahmanyan. an eminent scientist and founder Director, Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, after his retirement, started PPRC in 1967 as R & D laboratory in the Modern Rice Mill complex of Thanjavur Co-operative Marketing Federation (TCMF) at Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu, India under the dedicated leadership and the able guidance of late. The mandate of the Institute at its inception was to seek solutions for preserving high moisture paddy because the paddy harvest season in Southern India coincided with the tail end of the South West monsoon.

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Prof. V. Palanimuthu, Director- NIFTEM-T

Over the years, the significance of food processing and value addition is being increasingly realized. Apart from daily diets, a holistic view considers its role in both food and nutritional security. This explains the rising demand for food technology interventions, a highly interdisciplinary field with emerging interests.

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NIFTEM-T Campus Life

Our campus has sophisticated boarding facilities separately for boys and girls. Reading rooms, recreation area, in-door and out-door games with state of the art amenities are provided for students to spend their leisure time. Living experience in NIFTEM-T is a mix of fun and learning. The entire campus in WiFI

It's a diverse community of students at NIFTEM-T, and the activities on offer are as diverse and varied too. From entertainment to extra-curricular or even religious pursuits, there's never a dull moment on campus.


National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management, Thanjavur (NIFTEM-T)

Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India,

Pudukkottai Road, Thanjavur - 613 005,

Tamil Nadu,



+91 4362 228155