Defence Food Research Laboratory

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Defence Food Research Laboratory
Established28 December 1961
DirectorHarsh Vardhan Batra
AddressSiddharth Nagar,
Mysore - 570 011
LocationMysore, Karnataka, India
Operating agencyDRDO
WebsiteDefence Food Research Laboratory website
 
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Defence Food Research Laboratory
Established28 December 1961
DirectorHarsh Vardhan Batra
AddressSiddharth Nagar,
Mysore - 570 011
LocationMysore, Karnataka, India
Operating agencyDRDO
WebsiteDefence Food Research Laboratory website

The Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) is an Indian defense laboratory of the Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO). Located in Mysore, Karnataka, it conducts research and development of technologies and products in the area of food science and technology to cater the varied food challenges for the Indian Armed Forces. DFRL is organized under the Life Sciences Directorate of DRDO. The present director of DFRL is A.S. Bawa.

History[edit]

"The Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) came into being on 28th December 1961 under the aegis of Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Ministry of Defence, Government of India, at Mysore especially to cater to the varied food challenges of Indian Army, Navy, Airforce and other paramilitary forces."[1]

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Projects and products[edit]

Technologies for civilian use[edit]

Many of the DFRL foods, born out of innovative state-of-the-art technologies, lend themselves eminently suitable to industrial scale commercial exploitation by enterprising entrepreneurs of different genre. Some of the technologies that have been transferred to entrepreneurs are:

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