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CFTRI plans dedicated plant to prepare food for natural disasters
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CFTRI plans dedicated plant to prepare food for natural disasters

Mysuru: City-based Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), a premier CSIR laboratory in India, proposes to establish a dedicated plant at its premises to prepare food to be supplied during natural disasters. It has proposed to develop certain foods with a shelf-life of at least six months. The Institute has broached the idea with the…

National Technology Day at CFTRI
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National Technology Day at CFTRI

Theme: Science for people and people for Science Mysuru:   “A fruitful all-round development of the country is not possible unless there is focus on basic research and it is institutes like CFTRI which are in the forefront that have to take steps and concentrate on such research,” said NIE University Chancellor D.A. Prasanna. He was…

Two food consignments from CFTRI reaches Odisha
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Two food consignments from CFTRI reaches Odisha

Mysore:  Two food consignments of two-and-a-half tonnes each, which were sent from CFTRI (Central Food Technological Research Institute), has reached the Cyclone Fani ravaged State of Odisha. The first consignment, airlifted to Bhubaneswar from Bengaluru, was received by a team from the Institute of Minerals and Materials Management (IMMT) on Monday. This team will coordinate…

CFTRI to supply 1 lakh meals to Fani-hit Odisha
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CFTRI to supply 1 lakh meals to Fani-hit Odisha

Mysore:  Cyclone Fani has taken the lives of 16 people in Odisha so far and the Government mounted a massive restoration work across 10,000 villages and 52 urban areas ravaged by the storm that pounded coastal parts, affecting nearly one crore people. Coming to the rescue of flood-affected people, Mysuru-based Central Food Technological Research Institute…

CFTRI, DFRL food to cyclone-hit victims
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CFTRI, DFRL food to cyclone-hit victims

Mysuru: The two premier food research institutes in the city CSIR-CFTRI and DFRL are fully geared up to send food packets to cyclone ravaged areas of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal. CFTRI (Central Food Technological Research Institute) Director Dr. K.S. M.S. Raghavarao is leading the effort with staff and students fully prepared to produce…

CPWA Convention at CFTRI from tomorrow
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CPWA Convention at CFTRI from tomorrow

Mysuru: The CSIR Pensioners Welfare Association (CPWA), Lucknow, an organisation of many centres across the country consisting of retirees of CSIR National Laboratories, annually meets either in Lucknow or in one of its centres for its AGBM and for deliberations on a given theme. The CPWA-2019 event is being organised by CPWA, Mysuru Centre on…

‘Give thrust to research on food preservation’
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‘Give thrust to research on food preservation’

Two-day conference on Recent Innovation in Medicinal and Material Chemistry held Mysuru: Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) Director Dr. K.S.M.S. Raghavarao called upon chemists to come up with more research activities on food preservation, packaging and  processing as this has become an important component of the food industry to ensure quality food to all….

CFTRI develops two new traditional food products
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CFTRI develops two new traditional food products

Mysuru: Mysuru- based CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) has developed two new traditional products that have long shelf-life. “Godhi Huggi,” a traditional sweet preparation in North Karnataka, is now available in canned form that lasts for around a year on the store shelves. “Godhi Huggi” is a kheer-like preparation that is prepared from wheat….

CFTRI Research Scholars take out silent march
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CFTRI Research Scholars take out silent march

Mysuru: As part of the nationwide stir seeking a hike in fellowship, nearly 30 Research Scholars of CSIR-CFTRI took out a silent protest march in city this morning. The march which began from the main gate of CFTRI on KRS Road, passed through Dasappa Circle, Metropole Circle and Vinoba Road to reach the Deputy Commissioner’s…

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