Empowerment and Equity Opportunities for Excellence in Science: Science and Engineering Research Board, Established through an Act of Parliament: SERB Act 2008, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India

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R&D Scheme of Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI)

About the Scheme: “Proposal submission under Food Processing Scheme is closed“

In order to implement its Research & Development Scheme in the area of food processing, Ministry of Food Processing Industries has approached Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB). In turn, SERB has started handling the R&D scheme of MoFPI from the financial year, 2012-13 using its well established and widely acknowledged expertise in the formulation, evaluation and implementation of R&D programmes.


Necessary systems and procedures, at the functional level, have already been designed and put in place to implement the Scheme and sanctioning of R&D Projects, as per the mandate of the Scheme specified by MoFPI. The guidelines and application format for submitting request for R&D grant are available on MoFPI website http://www.mofpi.nic.in/guidelines/guidelines09-r&d.pdf


Applications are directly submitted to SERB. However, as on now, no new proposals are being accepted under this scheme. The next call for proposals will be notified in due course of time. The following officer of MoFPI may also be contacted for any clarification or any additional / related information:


Name of the Programme Programme Advisor / Coordinator Programme Officer MoFP
Food Processing Dr. Jigisha K Parikh
Scientist G
Dr. V. Ramesh
Scientist C
Dr. Shaikh Nadeem Ahmed Assistant Director Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Panchsheel Bhavan, August Kranti Marg, New Delhi – 110049 Ph: 011-26492216 (1420), Fax No. 26497641, E-mail:s.nadeem@nic.in


Last Updated on 15 June, 2016