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National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), New Delhi, Delhi


National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), New Delhi, Delhi
New Delhi (District New Delhi)
Delhi, India
Pin Code : 110049

National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), New Delhi Delhi is a Central Authority under the control of Government of India. National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), New Delhi Delhi is managed by Society: Ministry of food Processing Industries, Government of India.
Principal of National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), New Delhi Delhi is Sh. Sudhir Kumar, Director (Finance).

National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) is situated in New Delhi of Delhi state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. New Delhi comes under New Delhi Tehsil, New Delhi District.


National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), New Delhi Delhi runs course(s) in Business Management stream(s).

Profile of National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM)

The agriculture sector in Indian contributes a fourth of the counntrys GDP and provides employment to approximately two thirds of the population. However, its potential has not been tapped due to underdevelopment of the food processing sector in India. World-class institutions for technology, management and entrepreneurship are a critical requirement fort he growth of food processing industries, since they would address the gaps in the current Indian scenario by developing world-class managerial talent and entrepreneurship with adequate technical background in foods sciences and technology; increase the importance of food hygiene and safety standards; facilitate Business incubation services; and have market intelligence function of collecting and imparting information such as a demand and supply trends in the Indian and overseas market, etc.

NIFTEM is set up as a world-class institution to cater to the of virus stakeholders such as entrepreneurs, industry, exporters, policy makers, government and existing institution. NIFTEM would work actively in assisting in setting food standards, businesses incubation and information sharing. It would also be an apex institution in the field of food technology and management, networking and coordinating with other institutions in the same field.


The vision for NIFTEM is to be an international canter of Excellence, which integrates all facets of food Technology, Entrepreneurship, Research and management and be recognized as the focal point for catalyzing the growth of the food processing industries in Indian with respect to global scenario.


The mission of NIFTEM is to produce world –class business leaders, develop globally competitive processes and technologies and international best practices in the area of food technology, entrepreneurship and management.

NIFTEM would be the apex RandD institute in India and coordinate all RandD efforts in this sector in the country. It will carry out RandD in frontier areas, develop world –class technologies and assisted the Government in policy making on food processing.

It would also be a prime academic institution in the areas of food technology, entrepreneurship and management, NIFTEM would offer courses and training programmes of global standards with optimal mix of inputs on food technology, management and entrepreneurship. NIFTEM will also offer continual training to the industry to enhance their skill and be updated on global trends in food research and technology.

NIFTEM would play a pivotal role in developing food standards, Quality, accreditation and certification; keeping a repository of international and national standards and also advising the Government on matters related to international food standards. NIFTEM would be an apex information resource center on aspects of food processing including information on products, technologies, management practices, food standards, markets etc, NIFTEM would specifically focus on providing comprehensive information to exporters in the food sector. NIFTEM would provide incubator services to enable entrepreneurs to develop sustainable businesses. On the strength of in-depth industry expertise provided NIFTEMs resources pool, which can in turn catalyze the growth of the food processing sector by nurturing world-class entrepreneurs.

Theme Centres

NIFTEM will have various theme centers with the aim of promoting thought leadership and innovation –driven practices in the key sector of food processing thirteen theme centers with strong sectoral / functional focus are planned. Each theme center will have world-class manpower and infrastructure for research and training. The theme centers would benefit through long term associations with prominent international institutions, through a faculty exchange programme or joint research intitatives in various food processing areas such as dairy, seafood and wine.

Sectoral theme centers

Sector focused theme centers are to ensure a comprehensive supply chain approach. The theme centers planned are:

Cereal based products
Animal protein
Fruits and vegetable based foods

Cross sectoral theme centers

The cross sectoral theme centers would work closely with the other theme centers. These include:
Management studies / business incubation
Trade / Knowledge management / Networking
Packaging and Engineering
Food standards, Testing and Safety
Culinary Science

Each theme center would be headed by a professor know for his expertise in that particular field, have associate and assistant professor assisted by staff (such as research associates, administrative assistants and helpers) the theme centers would have visiting faculty members from international institutions or industry to undertake full-time courses. The Head, professors and visiting faculty in the theme center would be involved in teaching as well as research. They would be chosen on the basis of their expertise, interest, and active research programmes in areas pertinent to food scince.

Linkages between theme centers

Resources across the theme centers would be pooled for contractual research work. Contract research delivery will require collaborative efforts of resources with relevant expertise from different theme centers.

The programmes offered by NIFTEM (both student courses and short term EDP courses) would be cross sectoral and would require faculty from multiple theme centers to work closely for conducting the programme. Detailed schedule of courses for the year including the contact hours required for each faculty would be planned at the beginning of the year.

Another critical role of NIFTEM would be to provide adequate operational independence to the food standards testing and safety department as this will be used as a national referral laboratory.

Collaboration with global institutions

NIFTEM would actively collaborate with the worlds best institutions to promote development of path breaking technologies, which are globally relevant, Exposure of these institutions to global trends and industry needs will support in developing NIFTEM as an international centre of excellence. Some areas of collaboration would be:
Course design /content and faculty exchange
Expertise in research and development in various food sectors
Business incubation
Food standards, Testing and safety
Consumer research and information sharing
Assist in setting up of the themes centers
Developing and strengthening research programmes (both fundamentals and applied) and their linkages with industry and end consumers


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