(1). For Renewal attestation and admission fee is not required
(2). For Student Member endorsement by HOD required
(3). Life Membership for 20 years
(4). PhDs are not student members
(5). Membership period is from January to December
(6). Members (from India) who apply directly for Life membership pay 9700/- (Incl. of 2 yrs full me mbership fee) and endorsement of 2 AFST(I) members OR Self attested degree certificate required.
Corporate Membership is open to representatives of institutions, organizations, processing plant/units and food & allied industry to encourage their participation in the activities of AFST(I)
Corporate Membership fee is Rs 10,000/-(Annual), Rs. 45,000/-(Five years), Rs. 1.8 lakh (20 year Life donor). The membership valid from January to December each year. One time registration fee is Rs.100/-.
Each Corporate Member is entitled to online subscription of the ournal of Food Science & Technology, a bi-monthly publication of the AFST(I) , through the websites of AFST(I) / M/s Springer (India) Pvt Ltd.
Each Corporate Member will be provided with 2 printed copies of another bi-monthly publication Indian Food Industry Mag(IFI Mag) the flagship journal of the AFST(I), devoted to the application of food technology in the food industry.
The AFST(I) will share with Corporate Members, business and trade related information, with respect to the food industry from its database, or through subscription to industry journals /knowledge repositories.
Every Corporate Member will be offered 10% discount in the advertisement tariff of the Indian Food Industry journal (this benefit will not be combined with any other offer and irrespective of any number of insertions). Advertising in theIndian Food Industry will attract the attention of top food professionals of the country.
Corporate Members will have representation on the Editorial Board of Indian Food Industry journal. The Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the AFST(I) will be the final deciding authority on the nominations/proposals received from Corporate Members.