Department of Food Technology and Nutrition Science

Vision & Mission

Vision and Mission:

  1. To be a centre of excellence in education, research & innovation, outreach and training in Food Technology and Nutrition science with emphasis on food technology, food safety & security and public health.
  2. To be a premier in the Discipline of Food Technology & Nutrition Science locally and globally for providing education, performing research and innovation through nutritional survey and surveillance, laboratory experiments and training.
  3. To provide high quality education, research and training in traditional and emerging field of Food Technology and Nutrition Science for addressing the present and future needs of the country.
  4. To provide high quality researcher, planners with high moral and ethical values.
  5. To play an important role in nutrition advocacy drawing attention to the urgency of the nutritional problems and recommending means to address it.
  6. To undertake research and consultancy services in industrial, educational and society based areas in line with policy implication.

Core Values

The Department of Food Technology & Nutrition Science is seriously committed to realize its vision and mission. It operates within certain treasured beliefs & strategies, which have contributed to its success and will continue to do so. The Department as part of the University will:

  1. Uphold professionalism and ethics in all its dealings with its stakeholders.
  2. Be accountable and transparent in all its operations.
  3. Uphold integrity, honesty and quality in teaching, research and all other activities.
  4. Promote participatory management and effective teamwork in all its activities and operations.
  5. Promote and maintain linkages with government, national and international organizations, food industries, other institutions and alumni.
  6. Uphold dignity of all members of staff and students.
  7. Recognize and esteem ideas and innovations.

Strategic Objectives

As one of the leading Department of the University, we are guided by the following principals in order to realize its vision and to translate the missions:

  1. Effective management of resources with integrity, innovation, and commitment
  2. To produce quality and holistic graduates in Food Technology & Nutrition Science.
  3. Advance and consolidate scientific and technological innovations in food technology, nutrition, food safety and public health,
  4. Enhancement of the competitiveness of the department as a centre of excellence in this particular field of study,