Department of Food Technology and Quality Control

Government of Nepal
Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development

Department of Food Technology and Quality Control

Babarmahal,Kathmandu

Dr. Matina Joshi Vaidhya

Director General

Deputy Director General

Mr. Som Kant Rijal

Deputy Director General

Mr. Mohan Krishna Maharjan

Spokesperson

Introduction


Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DFTQC) is one of the three departments under the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, Government of Nepal. It was established in 1961 as the Food Department and housed in Singha Darbar, which was later shifted to its present location in Berbar Mahal, Kathmandu in 1965. In 1966, the name of the Department of Food was changed to Food Research Laboratory. The laboratory was later converted again into the Central Food Research Laboratory (CFRL) in 1980 and as mentioned earlier it was known as the Central Food Laboratory until it became the current department under the MoAD in 2000 as the Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DFTQC).

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Food and Feed Safety and Quality Regulation
Food and Feed Analytical Service
Food Technology Development and Nutrition

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Ms. Pratima Shrestha

Information Officer