Govt. of India Appoints Dr. Sodhi as Chairman, NIFTEM-Thanjavur

Union Food Processing Ministry has appointed Dr. R.S. Sodhi as Chairman, National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu-based institute) w.e.f. October 10, 2022. He will remain in this post for three years.

NIFTEM, Thanjavur is a 55 years old institute. It was started in 1967 as Paddy Processing Research Centre. It was renamed as Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology (IICPT) in February 2008. About a decade later, it was renamed as Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT) in March 2017. Its name has now been changed to NIFTEM. It offers B Tech, M Tech and Ph.D. courses.