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Two-day testing for antibodies in plasma begins at CFTRI
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Two-day testing for antibodies in plasma begins at CFTRI

September 15, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: As part of the nationwide project from CSIR- IGIB (CSIR-Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology), New Delhi, a two-day Pan-CSIR Phenome India Sero Surveillance for COVID-19, began at CSIR- Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) in city this morning. This is being conducted for all staff and students of CFTRI.  CFTRI Director Dr. R….

Food Business Accelerator at CFTRI
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Food Business Accelerator at CFTRI

September 11, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: CSIR-CFTRI recently inaugurated a “Food Business Accelerator” to augment its Startup Innovation System in the Campus.  Speaking on the occasion,  Dr. KSMS Raghavarao, CFTRI Director (who retired from service on Aug.31, 2020), said that the centre would be a boon to budding entrepreneurs and Startups who have the Proof-of-Concept ready.  He also opined that…

CFTRI Director retires: Dr. Jitendra Jadhav appointed Acting Director
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CFTRI Director retires: Dr. Jitendra Jadhav appointed Acting Director

September 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The city-based CSIR-CFTRI (Central Food Technological and Research Institute) Director Dr. K.S.M.S. Raghavarao retired from service after attaining superannuation on Aug.31, 2020. Following his retirement, the Government has appointed  National Aeronautics Laboratory (NAL) Director Dr. Jitendra Jadhav, a Senior Scientist, as Acting Director of CFTRI. Dr. Raghavarao, who served as CFTRI Director since 2018,…

CFTRI-GRAAM to establish rural  women entrepreneurship in Mysuru district
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CFTRI-GRAAM to establish rural women entrepreneurship in Mysuru district

August 29, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: CSIR-CFTRI (Central Food Technological Research Institute) and GRAAM (Grassroots Research and Advocacy Movement), Mysuru, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Aug.20 to provide a mutual technical – social collaboration for establishing rural livelihood initiatives in India.  The memorandum was signed on behalf of GRAAM by Dr. R. Balasubramaniam, Chairman, GRAAM and Dr. K.S.M.S….

CFTRI staff undergo swab test
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CFTRI staff undergo swab test

August 27, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A swab test began for the staff of Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) here this morning. It is being jointly organised by Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), District Health and Family Welfare and CFTRI.  Today, 150 staff members have registered their names for the swab test and the rest 250 will undergo in the…

City gets one more COVID Testing Lab
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City gets one more COVID Testing Lab

August 10, 2020

DC opens Lab set up by CSIR-CFTRI at Govt. Ayurveda Hi-tech Panchakarma Hospital on KRS Road Mysore/Mysuru: The new CSIR-CFTRI COVID Testing Laboratory, which has been set up at the Government Ayurveda Hi-tech Panchakarma Hospital at Brindavan Extension on KRS Road was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abhiram G. Sankar this morning. Speaking after inaugurating…

CFTRI to set up COVID Testing Laboratory
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CFTRI to set up COVID Testing Laboratory

August 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: To support the Mysuru District Administration in its fight against Coronavirus, city-based Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) will set up an advanced COVID Testing Laboratory to scale up testing process.  Mysuru Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar told Star of Mysore that up to 300 samples per day can be tested in this lab….

CFTRI to host webinar on Energy and Cooking tomorrow
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CFTRI to host webinar on Energy and Cooking tomorrow

August 5, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The CSIR- Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru, has organised its Future India Talk Series as a webinar on Aug.6.   Prof. A. B. Pandit, an eminent engineer and Vice-Chancellor, Institute of Chemical Technology, University of Mumbai, will be speaking on “Energy and Cooking,” a topic that concerns everyday cooking.   Cooking is a mix…

Dr. Indra Amla passes away
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Dr. Indra Amla passes away

August 3, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: City’s well-known Paediatrician Dr. (Mrs.) Indra Amla (90), wife of late Dr. B.L. Amla, former Director of Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru, passed away at her residence in Gokulam on Aug. 1.  She leaves behind three daughters — Anita, Nina and Vanya — grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends. Last…

CFTRI signs MoU with Schevaran Labs
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CFTRI signs MoU with Schevaran Labs

July 6, 2020

To develop efficient environment-friendly and cost-effective quality products post-COVID Mysore/Mysuru: CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru, has signed an MoU with Schevaran Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., Mysuru, recently making way forward for collaborative avenues towards the development of personal hygiene, cleaning and related industrial products and solutions.   In the post-COVID scenario, both the organisations have…

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