Association of Food Scientists & Technologists (INDIA)

CSIR - CFTRI Campus, Mysuru - 570020, Karnataka, INDIA

Hyderabad Chapter

AFST (I), Hyderabad Chapter was founded in the year 1973-74. Hyderabad  chapter is an active chapter with around 100 members from various food industries, academia and research organizations including student members pursuing higher studies in Food Science and Technology. The chapter conducts monthly lectures by eminent speakers in the field of Food Science and Technology. The chapter celebrates World Food Day (WFD) on the 16th of October every year by organizing one day seminar with the focal theme announced by the Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome. The chapter felicitates one or two outstanding AFST(I) members from Hyderabad chapter for their contribution in the area of Food Science and Technology. Students from various institutions are given an opportunity to make oral presentations on the WFD theme. Quiz programme is being organized for the students pursuing degree in Food Science and Technology. Winners are provided cash prizes and participants with certificates.


CSIR- CFTRI - Resource Centre
Habshiguda, Uppal Road
Hyderabad - 500 007

Contact info


Dr V Sudershan Rao, President

Email :,

Cell : 9848710468

Dr. (Mrs) Jyothirmayi T, Vice President, Hyderabad

Email :,

Cell : 9491043822

Dr P G Prabhakara Rao, Hon. Joint Secretary

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Cell : 9703634448