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iCRAFPT: International Conference held in Thanjavur

International Conference on Recent Advances in Food rocessing Technology (iCRAFPT) was held at the Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT), Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu.
iCRAFPT: International Conference held in Thanjavur
  • The theme of conference was "Doubling farmers' income through food processing".

About the Conference:

  • The conference provided a strong platform for knowledge sharing and meaningful delegation among industry, academia, researchers and farmers which will potentially impact the food sector growth to a newer height.
  • It featured eight technical sessions on diversified areas of food processing.
  • It saw participation of over 9 overseas speakers, 77 Indian speakers, 18 food industry talks, 30 series lectures, 2 panel discussions etc.

About the Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT):

  • It is a premier national institute working under the administrative control of Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI).
  • It is headquartered in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.
  • It delivers research and education in food processing.
  • It also incubates farmers, entrepreneurs and aspiring youth for prospective food business ventures.

Questions:

Q1. Where was the International Conference on Recent Advances in Food Processing Technology (iCRAFPT) held?
a. All India Institute of Food Processing Technology (AIFPT)
b. Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT)
c. National Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT)
d. None of the above

Q2. What was the theme of the conference?
a. Increasing farmers' income through food processing
b. Enhancing farmers' income through food processing
c. Doubling farmers' income through food processing
d. None of the above
iCRAFPT: International Conference held in Thanjavur iCRAFPT: International Conference held in Thanjavur Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on August 19, 2018 Rating: 5

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