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PARLIAMENT PASSED THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF FOOD TECHNOLOGY, ENTREPRENEURSHIP MANAGEMENT BILL 2021

PARLIAMENT PASSED THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF FOOD TECHNOLOGY, ENTREPRENEURSHIP MANAGEMENT BILL 2021

On 26th July 2021, Parliament passed the National Institutes of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Bill, 2021. The Bill was unanimously passed by the Loksabha on 26th July 2021, which was earlier cleared by the Rajya Sabha on 15th March this year.

Significance of the Bill:

  • Two educational institutes, Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology(IIFPT) Thanjabur (Tamil Nadu) and National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) Kundali (Haryana) under the Ministry of Food Processing Industries became Institutions of National Importance (INI).

About the Bill:

  • Under the Bill, these institutes will have curricular provisions related to food processing areas e.g. cold chain technology, food bio nanotechnology which can help in filling the technological gap.
  • Now they can open new centres anywhere in the country and abroad.
  • Giving them the status of Institute of National Importance (INI) will also pave the way for the creation of skilled manpower.
  • Our students can be trained internationally in Food Science and Technology, being the only stand-alone University.

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