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1) M.Tech. (Food Plant Operations Management)

Food Plant Operations Management is a unique program designed to cater the needs of food processing industry. It involves a unique blend of food technology and operations management to foster improvement in production processes of food industry. It deals with the design and management of products, processes and services. It considers the acquisition, development, and utilization of resources that firms need to deliver the goods and services, their clients want. The preview of Food Plant Operations Management ranges from strategic to tactical and operational levels. Representative strategic issues include determining the size and location of food manufacturing plants, deciding the structure of service or production system.
Tactical issues include plant layout and structure, project management methods, and equipment selection and replacement. Operational issues include production scheduling and control, inventory management, quality control and inspection, traffic and materials handling, and equipment maintenance policies. The students are exposed to advanced lean manufacturing and operation optimizing techniques.

Core Courses:

  • Production and Operations Management.
  • Innovation Management and New Product Development.
  • Principles of Management.
  • Food Economics.
  • International Business in Food Sector.
  • Advances in Food Processing and Packaging.
  • Project Planning and Management.
  • Strategic Business Management.
  • Inventory Management, Scheduling and Forecasting.
  • IT Applications and MIS in Operations Management.
  • Research Methodology.


  • Organizational Behaviour.
  • Business Analytics and Project Report (Consultancy).
  • Sales and Distribution Management.

*Note: The section may further include the following sub - sections.

  • Term Projects by M.Tech. Students
  • Status Paper by M.Tech. Students
  • FAQ Section

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