&ಸಂಪನ್ಮೂಲ ಕೇಂದ್ರ – ಲಕ್ನೋ
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About the Department
The CSIR, in pursuance of the decision of the Planning Commission, Govt. of India, New Delhi approved a Regional Industrial Development Scheme in 1962 for the establishment of Regional Research Stations for Horticulture produce such as fruits and vegetables preservation and processing in various parts of the country under the control of CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore, with the following main agenda:
Resource Centre, Lucknow from its inception has been working to meet the well establish objectives for which the centre was planned. Accordingly, the centre when it was established at Lucknow (1965), in Blunt Square, Lucknow than CSIR-CDRI campus Lucknow and finally establish at Chinhat Deva Road, UPSIDC Industrial area Lucknow (wef. 1987 onwards) since than working on Horticulture produce such as fruits and vegetables post-harvest losses, value addition and commercial exploitation for their suitability for processing for development of various products / processes.
Further Resource Centre subsequently expanded its activities to percolate food science & technology and disseminating of CFTRI food/agro based technologies to the needy people for establishing food and allied industries in the northern region through human resource development programme such as entrepreneurship development programmes, awareness programme, demonstration cum training programme, counseling services to the prospective entrepreneurs, NGO’s, Industrialists etc. regarding to set up food and agro based industries based on CFTRI technologies and also by tapping the external cash flow from state agencies such as department of industries (DIC), KVIB, UPCST, Social Development Department, UP Sanik Kalyan department etc., various Central Govt. agencies such as KVIC, CAPART, DST, DBT, DSIR, MFPI, NERMAC etc. The Centre also undertakes sponsored/ consultancy work on Specific projects from food industry and various state/central government agencies.
Dissemination of rural technologies for sustainable benefits to socio−economically deprived sections of the rural society is one of the thrust areas of Resource Centre Lucknow. In order to realize this developmental need CFTRI−RC has been concentrating its efforts on the spread of proven and sustainable technology packages which create employment, raise income and improving standard of live of economically weaker sector of the society.