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‘Achieving sustainable food security for future decades is vital’
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‘Achieving sustainable food security for future decades is vital’

October 22, 2022

Former Secretary to Department of Science and Technology calls upon CFTRI to gear up for hunger-free world by 2030 Mysore/Mysuru: CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru, celebrated its Foundation Day at IFTTC Auditorium in the Institute campus on Friday. Padma Bhushan Dr. T. Ramasami, former Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India,…

Two-day CFTRI Open Day begins
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Two-day CFTRI Open Day begins

September 26, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The two-day Open Day of CSIR-CFTRI, marking the CSIR Foundation Day celebrations with the theme ‘Food Technology – Industry Connect’ began at IFTTC auditorium in CFTRI campus here this morning. Speaking after inaugurating the event, Dr. K.S. Sadananda, Medical Superintendent, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, said that food plays a key…

Skill Development Programmes at CFTRI on Sept. 20 and 30
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Skill Development Programmes at CFTRI on Sept. 20 and 30

September 19, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) is organising two Skill Development Programmes in Spice Processing on Sept. 20 (Tuesday) and Post-Harvest Technologies for Horticultural Crops on Sept. 30 (Friday) under CSIR Integrated Skill Initiative for the benefit of budding entrepreneurs / micro-entrepreneurs / startups, SHGs and entrepreneurial aspirants with very nominal registration fee. The…

Remembering Dr. H.A.B. Parpia on his birth centenary
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Remembering Dr. H.A.B. Parpia on his birth centenary

September 4, 2022

By Bhamy V. Shenoy September 5th is the birth centenary of late Dr. H.A.B Parpia, former Director of Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru, Founder-President of People’s Education Trust (PET) and Founding President of Mysore Grahakara Parishat (MGP). This occasion gives Mysureans an opportunity to recall the significant contribution of Dr. Parpia to preserve…

Stakeholders workshop on grain storage and pest management
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Stakeholders workshop on grain storage and pest management

August 26, 2022

CFTRI Director inaugurates two-day event Mysore/Mysuru: A two-day “Stakeholders workshop on grain storage and pest management” organised in collaboration with UPL Ltd., Mumbai, by CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CSIR- CFTRI), Mysuru, was held at CFTRI here on Aug. 17 and 18. About 80 participants including farmers, grain storage and other industry personnel, research scholars…

‘Use of latest technology, nano-fertilisers key for boosting agri production’
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‘Use of latest technology, nano-fertilisers key for boosting agri production’

July 18, 2022

Prof. Ayyappan inaugurates Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav seminar at CFTRI Mysore/Mysuru: Maintaining that use of latest technology and nano-fertilisers is key for boosting agricultural production, Prof. S. Ayyappan, Chancellor of Central Agricultural University, Imphal and also Chairman of Karnataka Science and Technology Academy, expressed concern that nutritious food supplies are dwindling. He was speaking as…

Three new food products launched at CFTRI
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Three new food products launched at CFTRI

May 20, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Union Ministers Jitendra Singh and Shobha Karandlaje this morning launched three products developed by CFTRI — pour-over mini idli, cold coffee and minimally processed fresh cut ready to eat fruits. Pour-over mini idli The ready-made idli batter, developed by CSIR-CFTRI, is a popular technology. Later on the Institute developed ready mix for idli, fermented…

CFTRI to host three-day TechBharat-2022 Conclave in city from May 19
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CFTRI to host three-day TechBharat-2022 Conclave in city from May 19

May 17, 2022

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to inaugurate the event Free entry to public for expo from 10 am to 6 pm on all three days Mysore/Mysuru: Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research–Central Food Technological Research Institute (CSIR–CFTRI), Mysuru, will be hosting the three-day ‘TechBharat-2022’ Conclave with the theme ‘Transforming India’s Food Technology and Agronomic Landscape’ at…

National webinar on “Fumigation and Safe Storage of Grains” held at CFTRI
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National webinar on “Fumigation and Safe Storage of Grains” held at CFTRI

May 14, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru, had organised a one-day National webinar on “Fumigation and alternative methods for safe storage and trade of food grains: Current and future prospects” in city recently. UPL Ltd., Mumbai, an agrochemical production and marketing limited multi-national firm having worldwide expertise in the area of fumigation, sponsored and…

CFTRI resumes offline short-term training programmes
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CFTRI resumes offline short-term training programmes

April 26, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) is one of the largest R&D institutions devoted to Food Science and Technology under the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research. For the past two years, due to COVID-19 pandemic, not all offline Short Term Training (STC) programmes were being conducted at CSIR-CFTRI, Mysuru. With improved situation, CFTRI…

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