IIFPT Bathinda – How Is It Going To Help Farmers And Businesses?
Earlier known was IICPT, IIFPT Bathinda stands for Indian Institute of Food Processing and Technology. Honourable minister of Food Processing Industries, Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugarated IIFPT Bathinda a few days back. But what does this mean to you? How can it help you and your peers?
Why Food Processing Is Important?
You may already know that Punjab is a leading producer of a lot of crops. Rice, sugarcane, fruits liek Kinnow, Mango and Guava, and vegetables are widely produced in Punjab. Moreover, Punjab state is also one of the leading milk producers in the country. Did you Punjab is also called the ‘Food Basket of India‘?
Thus, food processing is of utmost importance to this state and that’s an institute like IIFPT can enable the youth of Punjab to find their livelihood.
Vision of IIFPT Bathinda
IIFPT in Bathinda aims to empower the people in and around the city by offering training and consultation in the food processing field to different stakeholders like farmers, government institutions, enterprises and students. It’ll also have a business incubation center as well as an internship program to aid entrepreneurs and students respectively.
IIFPT Bathinda is planning to offer programs to students like
- Food Science and Technology
- Food Process Engineering
- Biotechnology studies
- Agriculture studies
- Food Science and Nutrition
This is what is included in the consultancy and incubation services by IIFPT Bathinda
- Product development
- Rental equipment
- Aid in selection of proper packaging materials
- basic principles of imaging and posititioning of the products etc.
There you go! Those are some awesome facts about this new educational institute that has been recently inaugarated in Bathinda. Are you excited about it? Share it with your friends who can benefit from this.