Food Technology

About the Department

Department of Food Processing Technology was established in 2010 supported by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The Department of Food Processing Technology is one of the five constituent departments of the institute. The aim of the department is to generate human resources capable of accepting the current and future challenges of food processing sector of the country. The department is currently offering 3 years Diploma and 4 years B Tech. programs and contemplating the M Tech. and Ph. D program in future.


  • To establish itself as the leader in human resource development for the food processing sector across the globe.
  • To provide knowledge and skills for better preservation, processing and value addition to agro-products.
  • To developed the innovate technologies for mechanization of food processing operations.
  • To inculcate the knowledge of food safety and security regulations
  • To promote research and development for products and processes, and assurance of high quality and safety.


  • To create trained and skilled human resources well versed in technical aspects of food processing to cater the needs of research, industries and society.

International Conference

International Conference On Emerging Technologies in Food Processing(ETFP-2021)

Office of the Head of The Department

Dr. Amit Baran Das

Associate Professor (HoD)

Department of Food Technology,

Ghani Khan Choudhury Institute of Engineering & Technology (GKCIET), Malda

P.O.: Narayanpur. Dist: Malda PIN: 732141



Contact: 8473983419

Name Designation
Probir Kr. Mandal Multi Tasking Staff
Sudipta Ghosh Senior Technical Assistant
Sumanta Kumar Guin Senior Technical Assistant
Sultana Parvin Technical Assistant