Mission of the department is to provide knowledge and skills for being active partners in healthful development of the community; forge interactive relationship with the food/health industry; develop food processing technologies for value-addition with focus on domestic/global market; facilitate employment opportunities for economic empowerment of women and youth.
Students for education purpose. The department has expertise in food quality analysis and nutrition counseling. The department has developed several food products for prevention of anemia, vitamin A deficiency and control of diabetes mellitus, heart disease. The department organizes training programmes from time to time for entrepreneurs and rural women.