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CFTRI to host two-day webinar on Food Processing Unit
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CFTRI to host two-day webinar on Food Processing Unit

August 7, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: A two-day webinar titled ‘Online course-cum-training: An Overview of Food Processing Machineries & Unit Operations’ has been organised by CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) on Aug. 17 and 18 from 9.30 am to 1.30 pm. This event is held under CSIR Integrated Skill Initiative for the benefit of MSMEs & Startups working in…

1,000 persons undergo antibody test at CFTRI
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1,000 persons undergo antibody test at CFTRI

July 10, 2021

To assess vaccination efficacy and correlation with lifestyle changes like smoking, food habits Mysore/Mysuru: The Phase-3, Pan-CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) Phenome India Sero-Survey Camp (antibody test) has been going at CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru, since Wednesday.  This three-day survey, which was supposed to end yesterday, continued today also.  As…

CFTRI’s immunity-boosting food for children awaits approval
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CFTRI’s immunity-boosting food for children awaits approval

June 5, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru-based Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), a Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) institute, has come up with a couple of immune-boosting food supplements for COVID-19 patients, especially children.  Speaking to SOM this morning, CFTRI Director Dr. Sridevi Annapurna Singh said that during the first wave, CFTRI had supplied nutritious food like…

UoM VC inaugurates Food Scientists’ annual event
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UoM VC inaugurates Food Scientists’ annual event

March 28, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Prof. G. Hemantha Kumar, Vice- Chancellor, University of Mysore, inaugurated the annual celebrations of Association of Food Scientists and Technologists-India (AFST-I), CSIR-CFTRI Campus, at a private hotel in city recently.  The celebrations also featured memorial lectures and award presentation. The 64-year-old professional Association is based in Mysuru with 40 branches across India. It has…

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…

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…

City’s CFTRI gets its first lady Director
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City’s CFTRI gets its first lady Director

January 10, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: CSIR- Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru, got its first lady Director following the appointment of  Dr. Sridevi Annapurna Singh, who took charge yesterday. Following the retirement of Dr. KSMS Raghavarao on Aug. 31, 2020, the Government had appointed National Aeronautics Laboratory (NAL) Director Dr. Jitendra Jadhav, a Senior Scientist, as Acting Director…

CFTRI to train aspiring SC, ST  entrepreneurs in food processing
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CFTRI to train aspiring SC, ST entrepreneurs in food processing

December 29, 2020

Candidates may apply online before Jan.5 for free capacity-building programmes Mysore/Mysuru: CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru, is conducting capacity-building programmes to inculcate entrepreneurship and technical skills in food processing for aspiring and existing entrepreneurs belonging to SC and ST communities, which is sponsored by National SC-ST Hub, Ministry of MSME, Government of India. …

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