CSIR-CFTRI to conduct TEDP through online platform from Feb 25

Mysuru, February 18:- CSIR-CFTRI is organising a 6-week Technology-based Entrepreneurship Development Programme (TEDP) supported by Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India on “Food processing and technologies.”

The programme which is held on a virtual platform is scheduled to begin on February 25. Participants will be provided with insights about indigenous technologies available/developed by CSIR-CFTRI for commercial purpose. The topics include opportunities in food processing sectors, novel food technologies, regulatory issues, entrepreneurship, etc.

Thirty potential entrepreneurs having degree/diploma (three years) in S&T will be trained through a structured programme of 6 weeks’ duration. The selection will be based on various criteria set by an internal team including the potential for the selected candidate to become an entrepreneur. However, the admission is free of cost and the medium of instruction will be in English. During the training period, the participants also get to know the intricacies of how to start and manage an enterprise.

In the end, they are assisted in preparing a detailed business plan. TEDP provides classroom training on all aspects of entrepreneurship, motivation, management areas including mentoring.

Interested may register their names before February 19 with the link given below. The selected candidates will be informed by February 22, in order to attend the programme. For further registration details, please visit CFTRI website ( (MR)

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