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Founder-Principal of CFTRI School passes away
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Founder-Principal of CFTRI School passes away

April 15, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Carolyn Parpia (91), Founder-Principal of CFTRI School and wife of former CFTRI Director late Dr. H.A.B Parpia, passed away yesterday (Apr. 14)  at her daughter Sheralyn’s residence in Rome, Italy. She was a long-time resident of Emerald Enclave in Hebbal, behind Infosys in city.   She leaves behind two sons Fareed and Ijaz, who reside…

Covid-19: CFTRI conducts Phase-2 study on sero-surveillance
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Covid-19: CFTRI conducts Phase-2 study on sero-surveillance

February 18, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: In continuation of Covid-19 related activities, the CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) has conducted Phase-2 pan-CSIR study on sero-surveillance.  The study was conducted in collaboration with CSIR- Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB), New Delhi.  The study aimed at covering the large population size across CSIR laboratories pan India to assess the…

Two-in-one singer !
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Two-in-one singer !

February 16, 2021

When a lady singer failed to turn up during a musical evening, the helpless organisers had to face the wrath of the audience! That’s when the lead male singer offered to step into the lady’s shoe! He came on to the stage and began singing a duet and while the audience wondered who the lady…

Chhattisgarh Industries Minister visits CFTRI
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Chhattisgarh Industries Minister visits CFTRI

February 4, 2021

Chhattisgarh Industries Minister Kawasi Lakhma visited CFTRI in city this morning to learn about the innovative food technologies developed by the Institute. The Minister later held discussions with CFTRI Director Dr. Sridevi Annapurna Singh and others to explore the possibilities of getting these technologies to Chhattisgarh. The Minister visited the Mysore Palace when we went…

CFTRI imparts technical training to women entrepreneurs of Bilikere
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CFTRI imparts technical training to women entrepreneurs of Bilikere

February 1, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: CSIR-CFTRI (Central Food Technological Research Institute) and GRAAM (Grassroots Research and Advocacy Movement) had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Aug. 20, 2020 to provide a mutual technical-social collaboration to establish rural livelihood initiatives in India.  As part of the MoU, CFTRI will extend the technology transfer of two products — Convenience flour…

“Balanced diet must for individuals’ growth”
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“Balanced diet must for individuals’ growth”

February 1, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Dr. Sridevi Annapurna Singh, Director, Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru, has stressed the need for a balanced diet for the growth of individuals. She was speaking after inaugurating Government of India’s Department of Science and Technology (DST)-sponsored six-week Technology-based Entrepreneurship Development Programme (TEDP) on “Food Technology” organised by the Entrepreneurship Development Cell…

Capacity-Building Training in Food Processing for SC&ST Entrepreneurs at CFTRI
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Capacity-Building Training in Food Processing for SC&ST Entrepreneurs at CFTRI

January 23, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The inauguration of a series of capacity-building training programmes in food processing for SC and ST aspiring and existing entrepreneurs, sponsored by National SC&ST Hub (NSSH), Ministry of MSME, was held on Jan.18 at CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru.  A. Kokila, Head of National SC&ST Hub, Bengaluru, was the chief guest while…

Farmers must fix rate for agricultural produces: Minister
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Farmers must fix rate for agricultural produces: Minister

January 19, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Agriculture Minister B.C. Patil today wanted farmers themselves to process agricultural produces and fix rate for the same. He was speaking after inaugurating the ongoing farmers’ training programme under Prime Minister Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PM FME) in association with Department of Agriculture, Government of Karnataka and CSIR-CFTRI, at CFTRI premises here…

New CFTRI Director focusing on alternate sources of protein to combat malnutrition
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New CFTRI Director focusing on alternate sources of protein to combat malnutrition

January 16, 2021

To develop novel food ingredients for health benefits Mysore/Mysuru: Dr. Sridevi Annapurna Singh, an accomplished food technologist and active researcher, who recently took over as Director of the Mysuru-based premier R&D Institution, CSIR- Central Food Technological Research Institute (CSIR-CFTRI), is currently focusing on alternate and unconventional sources of protein and micronutrients to combat malnutrition and…

Lt. Col. O.P. Kapur, formerly of CFTRI, passes away
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Lt. Col. O.P. Kapur, formerly of CFTRI, passes away

January 13, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Lt. Col. Om Parkash Kapur (retd.), former Director of Central Food Laboratory and Head, Food Safety and Quality Control Laboratory at CFTRI (Central Food Technological Research Institute), Mysuru, and a resident of Metagalli, passed away yesterday (Jan. 12) in city after a brief illness. He was 96.  He is survived by his wife Swadesh…

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