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NIFTEM Bill Passed by the Parliament

  • Parliament has passed the National Institutes of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Bill, 2021
  • With this, two educational institutes - National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), Kundli (Haryana) and Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT), Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu) under the Ministry of Food Processing Industries became Institutions of National Importance (INI).
  • This will provide these Institutes greater autonomy, so that they can start new and innovative courses, as well as help them to attract excellent faculty and students.