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.