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NIFTEM is the brainchild of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI). MoFPI in its Vision document-2015, envisaged creation of a world-class institution to cater to the various stakeholders such as entrepreneurs, industry, exporters, policy makers, government and existing institution. NIFTEM would work actively in assisting in setting food standards, businesses incubation and information sharing. It would also be an apex institution in the field of food technology and management, networking and coordinating with other institutions in the same field. # NIFTEM is being established at Kundli, District Sonipat, Haryana, as an international center of excellence to cater to the needs of various stakeholders such as entrepreneurs, industry, exporters, policy makers, government and existing institutions.
A Theme Centre
NIFTEM will have various “theme centres” with the aim of promoting thought leadership and innovation –driven practices in the key sector of food processing with strong sectoral/functional focus are planned. Each theme centre will have world-class manpower and infrastructure for research and training. The theme centres would benefit through long term associations with prominent international institutions, through a faculty exchange programme or joint research initiatives in various food processing areas such as dairy, seafood and wine.
Sectoral Theme Centres Sector focused theme centres will ensure a comprehensive supply chain approach. The theme centres planned are:
* Cereal based products
* Animal protein
* Fruits and vegetable based foods
Cross Sectoral theme centres The cross sectoral theme centres would work closely with the other theme centres. These include:
* Management studies / business incubation
* Trade / Knowledge management / Networking
* Packaging and Engineering
* Food standards, Testing and Safety
* Culinary Science
Each theme centre would be headed by a Professor known for his expertise in that particular field, have Associate and Assistant Professors assisted by staff (such as research associates, administrative assistants). The theme centres would have visiting faculty members from international institutions or industry to undertake full-time courses. The Head, Professors and visiting faculty in the theme centre would be involved in teaching as well as research. They would be chosen on the basis of their expertise, interest, and active research programmes in areas pertinent to food science.
Linkages between theme centres
Resources across the theme centres would be pooled for contractual research work. Contract research delivery will require collaborative efforts of resources with relevant expertise from different theme centres
The programmes offered by NIFTEM (both student courses and short term EDP courses) would be cross sectoral and would require faculty from multiple theme centres to work closely for conducting the programme. Detailed schedule of courses for the year including the contact hours required for each faculty would be planned at the beginning of the year.
The agriculture sector in Indian contributes a fourth of the country’s GDP and provides employment to approximately two third of the population. However, its potential has not been tapped due to underdevelopment of the food processing sector in India. World-class institutions for technology, management and entrepreneurship are a critical requirement for the growth of food processing industries, since they would address the gaps in the current Indian scenario by developing world-class managerial talent and entrepreneurship with adequate technical background in foods sciences and technology; increase the importance of food hygiene and safety standards; facilitate business incubation services; and have market intelligence function of collecting and imparting information such as demand and supply trends in the Indian and overseas markets, etc.
Another critical role of NIFTEM would be to provide adequate operational independence to the food standards testing and safety department as this will be used as a national referral laboratory.
Collaboration with global institutions NIFTEM would actively collaborate with the world’s best institutions to promote development of path breaking technologies, which are globally relevant, Exposure of these institutions to global trends and industry needs will support in developing NIFTEM as an international centre of excellence. Some areas of collaboration would be:
* Course design /content and faculty exchange
* Expertise in research and development in various food sectors
* Business incubation
* Food standards, testing and safety
* Consumer research and information sharing
* Assist in setting up of the themes centres
Developing and strengthening research programmes (both fundamentals and applied) and their linkages with industry and end consumers.
The Vision for NIFTEM is to set up an International centre of excellence which integrates technological, managerial and behavioral aspects of the Indian food processing industry with the clear objective of catapulting the sector to the numero uno position in the world. Unlike the existing food science institutes in India, NIFTEM will function as a centre for integrated education, research, enterprise incubation and outreach in the area of food science, technology and business.
Experts believe that there will be significant economic gains from incubation and enterprise development, which can in turn catalyze the growth of the food processing sector in the national and international spheres by nurturing world class entrepreneurs.
''To be an international center of excellence which integrates all facets of food technology, entrepreneurship and management and be recognized as the focal point for catalyzing the growth of the food processing industry in India in the global context.''
1) To produce world-class business leaders, develop globally competitive processes and technologies and international best practices in the area of food technology, entrepreneurship and management.
2) To carry out R&D in frontier areas, develop world –class technologies and assist the Government in policy making on food processing.
3) To be a prime academic institution in the areas of food technology, entrepreneurship and management, NIFTEM would offer courses and training programmes of global standards with optimal mix of inputs on food technology, management and entrepreneurship.
4) To offer continual training to the industry to enhance their skill and be updated on global trends in food research and technology by consultation with the stake holders.
NIFTEM would play a pivotal role in developing food standards, quality, accreditation and certification; keeping a repository of international & national standards and also advising the Government on matters related to international food standards. NIFTEM would be an apex information resource centre on aspects of food processing including information on products, technologies, management practices, food standards, markets etc, NIFTEM would specifically focus on providing comprehensive information to exporters in the food sector. NIFTEM would provide incubator services to enable entrepreneurs to develop sustainable businesses. On the strength of in-depth industry expertise provided by NIFTEM’s resources pool, which can in turn catalyze the growth of the food processing sector by nurturing world-class entrepreneurs.
3rd Floor, AMDA Building,
7/6, Sirifort Institutional Area,
August Kranti Marg,
New Delhi – 110 049
Phone: 011-264971 31/32/33/35
National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management NIFTEM, New Delhi offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.
National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), New Delhi offers Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in Ph.D Food Science and TechnologyView Details Duration: 4 Years Learning Mode: Full Time Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs
National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), New Delhi offers Full Time Masters Degree in M.Tech Food Technology and ManagementView Details Duration: 2 Years Learning Mode: Full Time Course Level: Masters Degree
National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), New Delhi offers Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.Tech PGD Food ManagementView Details Duration: 4 Years Learning Mode: Full Time Course Level: Bachelors Degree
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Who qualify for admission under Physically Challenged Candiates
a) Orthopedically Challenged Candidates :
Only those Orthopedically Challenged candidates who have locomotion disability or cerebral palsy with locomotion impairment of minimum of 40% and maximum of 75% falling in the following categories are eligible to apply.
- Both Legs affected but not arms.
- One Arm affected (R or L)
a. Impaired reach
b. Weakness of grip
- One Leg affected (Right or Left)
- Muscular Weakness and limited Physical endurance.
b) Visually Challenged Candidates:
Only those visually challenged candidates who suffer from any one of the following conditions are eligible to apply.
i.) Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (Swollen) in the better eye with correcting lenses.
ii.) Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degree or worse.
c) Hearing Impaired Candidates
Only those Hearing impaired candidates having disability between 40% to 75% shall be eligible.
d) Learning Disability (Dyslexia)
Subject to availability of seat after adjusting all the admission to other admissible disable category under section 2(i) of PWD Act, 1995.
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