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Research initiatives of CFTRI showcased

Union Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan unveiled a sequence of research outcomes and initiatives of the Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) and interacted with scientists and CEOs at the institute’s campus here on Monday.

He launched the Village Empowerment Programme which aims to undertake activities, including setting up a papad processing unit, donating water filtrations units to anganwadis, introduction of new super food seed varieties and ICT activities. The equipment was released to an SHG working at Puttegowdana Hundi village.

Dr. Vardhan inaugurated the Centre for Food Nanotechnology which would focus on applications of nanotechnology in food that has importance for food industry and consumers.

Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/research-initiatives-of-cftri-showcased/article8067358.ece

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Written by csirindia

January 5, 2016 at 9:46 am

Posted in CFTRI, Uncategorized

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