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CSIR - CENTRAL FOOD TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE

COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC & INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH

MINISTRY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, GOVT. OF INDIA,
MYSURU - 570020

About

CSIR - CFTRI Main Mansion

CSIR−Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysore (A constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi) came into existence during 1950 with the great vision of its founders, and a network of inspiring as well as dedicated scientists who had a fascination to pursue in-depth research and development in the areas of food science and technology. Research focus of CSIR-CFTRI has been revolved around broadly into the following areas:

  • Engineering Sciences
  • Technology Development
  • Translational Research
  • Food Protection and Safety

Food Technology being inter-disciplinary in nature the mandate or vision of the Institute is fulfilled through various R&D Departments and Support Departments along with its Resource Centres at Hyderabad, Lucknow and Mumbai.

R&D Departments

Department of Biochemistry Lipid Science
Flour Milling, Baking & Confectionery Technologies Meat & Marine Sciences
Food Engineering Microbiology & Fermentation Technology
Food Packaging Technology Molecular Nutrition
Food Protectants & Infestation Control Plant Cell Biotechnology
Food Safety & Analytical Quality Control Laboratories Protein Chemistry & Technology
Fruit & Vegetable Technology Spice & Flavour Science
Grain Science Technology Department of Technology Scale-up

Support Departments

Computer Centre Information & Publicity
Construction & Civil Maintenance Planning, Monitoring & Coordination
Design & Fabrication Unit Technology Transfer & Business Development
Engineering & Mechanical Maintenance

Facilities

Animal House facility Health Centre
Central Instruments Facility & Services Library

Resource Centres

Hyderabad Mumbai Lucknow