New Delhi: In order to boost food technology in Haryana, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday will inaugurate the National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) at Kundali. The NIFTEM will provide education in food technology and management.
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and a number of Union and State Ministers will be present at the inaugural function, an official release said.

NIFTEM, which has been conferred deemed university status, will award B-Tech (Food Technology and Management), M Tech and PHD in the area of food technology and management, it said.

The institute has focus areas like dairying, cereal-based products, animal protein, beverages, confectionery and fruit and vegetable based foods. It will also concentrate on other sectors like management, packaging, food standard and testing, the statement added.
It will collaborate with world's best institutions to promote development of path-breaking technologies, which are globally relevant, it added.


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