Government of Nepal
Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development
Department of Food Technology and Quality Control
Food Safety and Quality Control
Food Inspection (Industry & Market) and compliance.
Licensing of food industries.
Food standardization and harmonization.
Communication on the SPS related rules, regulations and standards.
Export import certification of food.
Creation of consumer awareness activities.
Food Technology Development and Training
Research and development activities in food processing technologies
Providing consultant services to food industries.
Conduction of various training on different areas of food processing, packaging,and post harvest operations.
Food and Feed Analytical Services
Laboratory Analysis of various foods and food products for their quality standard
Analysis of feeds and feed ingredients
Analysis of food and feed for their microbiological quality
Analysis of food and feed for contaminants and additives
Food and Nutrition Development
Development, updating and publication of food composition tables
Conduction of food and nutritional surveys
Conduction of training on food and nutrition
Conduction of research on various aspects of food consumption and nutrition
Publication of posters, pamphlets, books/booklets on food and nutrition
Creation of awareness on food and nutrition through radio and television programs
Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DFTQC) is one of the three departments under the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestoks Development of Government of Nepal (GoN). It was established in 1961 A.D. as Department of Food and placed in Singha Durbar.