Liaison Office - Bathinda


            Punjab being endowed with diversified natural resources and a favorable climate for growth of wheat, rice, sugarcane, fruits and vegetables. The main fruits grown in Punjab are Kinnow, Guava and Mango. Punjab is also among the highest milk producing states. Being the largest contributor of main cereals to the central pool, Punjab has earned the title of Granary of India or Food Basket of Indiaand it has always been seen as a potential area that can give amole ground to the food processing sector to flourish, generate adequate output, income and employment. Keeping this in mind, Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT), establishing a Liaison office and Food Processing Business Incubation Centre (FPBIC) in Bathinda with the objective of developing small-scale entrepreneurship and skilled manpower for the food processing sector in the Punjab region.

The vision behind establishing a Liaison office and Food Processing Business Incubation Centre in Bathinda is to provide training, consultancy, business incubation services and student internship program in the area of food processing to processing to different stakeholders such as farmers, farmers’ group, government institutions/ departments, private enterprises and students.

A state of art food processing business cum incubation training centre will be equipped with the following product lines:

Fruits and vegetable processing, preservation and value addition.

Instant mixes, masala and chutney powders production and sachet packaging.

Ready to serve (RTS) or Ready to drink (RTD) fruit based beverages and jams and jelly manufacturing with bottling facility.

Bakery and confectionary products.

Dairy products.

Our Services and Training Programs

            IIFPT, Liaison Office, Bathinda plans to offer short term training and internships for the students with Food Process Engineering, Food Science and Technology, Food Science and Nutrition, and as well as Agriculture and Biotechnology students from various institutions in Punjab. Also the training will be offered to budding entrepreneurs, farmers and self help groups.

At IIFPT, Liaison office we have experienced and trained faculties and staff in food processing areas. Our training programs are exclusively designed to cater the needs of undergraduate and research students, academicians, farmers, self-help group members and entrepreneurs.

Incubation and Consultancy Services

            IIFPT Liaison Office and FPBIC incubation and consultancy services include product development, equipment on rental basis, selection of appropriate packaging materials, sourcing of commodities, application of basic principles of imaging and positioning to an emerging product. These services are available for all stakeholders especially to those who are interested in venturing in food processing business or who already have a food processing business. For further contact information


Liaison office

Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology

Ministry of Food Processing Industries,

Government of India

Aditya Complex, SCO-16&17,

Phase-2, Part-1, Adjoining BDA office

Model Town, Bathinda – 151001


Office Phone No. : 0164-2970224

Office In-charge : 7972891975



  • Name : Dr. Vishal R. Parate
    Designation : Associate Professor
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    Specialization : Food Processing, Food Safety and Quality
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  • Name : Dr. Pratibha Singh
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    Specialization : Post Harvest Process & Food Engineering
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  • Name : Er. Sandeep Janghu
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    Specialization : Food Science & Technology
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