Department of Food Technology and Quality Control

Chief

Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Karn


Director General
Chief

Mrs. Chapala Pokharel


Information Officer
Introduction

Welcome to the official webpage of the Department of Food Technology and Quality Control, Government of Nepal. 

The Department was established in 1961 A.D. as Department of Food and placed in Singha Durbar, which later in 1965 was shifted to the present location of Barbarmahal, Kathmandu. In 1966, the Department of Food then was renamed as Food Research Laboratory. The laboratory later in 1980 was again converted to Central Food Research Laboratory (CFRL)  and known by this name until it became the present department as Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DFTQC) in 2000.

DFTQC is the apex organization responsible for the enforcement of Food Act and Regulations. It ...