National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management

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National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship & Management
Logo of NIFTEM.jpg
Motto ज्ञान नवीनता बढ़ जाना()
Motto in English
knowledge innovation outreach
Type Public Institution
Established 2006
Endowment Public
Undergraduates 480
Postgraduates 180
Location Sonepat, Haryana, India India
Campus 110 acre

The National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM[1]) is a newly established premier public institution for research, education and catering the need of various stakeholders, e.g. entrepreneurs, food processing industry, exporters, policy makers and government policy. The NIFTEM is being set up by Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), Government of India at HSIIDC Industrial Estate, Kundli in Sonipat district of Haryana which comes under Delhi NCR. Shri Ajit Kumar,[2] Ex-Indian Administrative Service officer, is the director cum vice chancellor of this institute.

The Institute[edit]

NIFTEM is established at Plot No. 97, Sector 56, Phase IV & V, HSIIDC Industrial Estate Kundli, District Sonipat, Haryana, as an international center of excellence to cater to the needs of various stakeholders such as entrepreneurs, industry, exporters, policy makers, government and existing institution.

Cross Sectoral theme centers would work closely with the other theme centers. These include:

Each theme center would be headed by a Professor known for his expertise in that particular field, have Associate and Assistant Professors assisted by staff (such as research associates, administrative assistants). 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 programs in areas pertinent to food science.

Board of Management[edit]

S.No. Name Position/Designation
1 Dr. Ajit Kumar, Vice Chancellor, NIFTEM Chairman
2 Prof. R.K. Shevgaonkar, Director, IIT Delhi Member
3 Dr. Devi Singh, Director, IIM Lucknow Member
4 Dr. S.N Jha, Acting Director, CIPHET Ludhiana Member
5 Dr. Upadhyay, Dean(Academics), NIFTEM Member
6 Dr. Vijendra Mishra, Dean(Student WeLFARE), NIFTEM Member
7 Dr. Manjeet Aggarwal, Dean(Research), NIFTEM Member
8 Dr. Ashutosh Upadhyay, Associate Professor,NIFTEM Member
9 Shri. Tarun Bajaj, Managing Director,HSIIDC,Panchkula Member
10 Dr.M.V.Rao,President, Agri Biotech Foundation Member
11 Shri Sushil Kumar, Registrar, NIFTEM Secretary to the Board


NIFTEM Consultancy Division[edit]

NCD has a panel of consultants who are qualified to undertake assignments in:

  • Engineering and Technical Services: Grain Processing, Fruits & Vegetable Processing, Bakery Sector,Fish Processing, Dairy Products Processing, Grape and Wine Processing, Quality Control & Quality Standards,Food Testing Laboratory, Cold Chain
  • End to End Consultancy Services: Marketing of Food Processing Technologies, Machine/ Equipment
  • Designing/ Sourcing, Product Development, Event Management, Investment Promotion including FDIs,
  • Legal Issues, Supply Chain Management, Construction and Designing of Food Processing Industrial Units.
  • Preparation of DPR for establishing a Food Processing Unit/concept to commissioning service to entrepreneurs for establishing,upgrading, modernizing food processing units.
  • Market Research/ Market Survey/ Data Management
  • Project Management
  • Skill Development and Skill Up gradation in FP Sector
  • Up gradation of small and micro enterprises within food processing sector