The Institute Research Council under the Chairmanship of Director, ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana, coordinates the entire research agenda of the directorate. The key functions of Institute Research Committee (IRC) are to critically review the on-going and completed research projects, to consider the new research proposals and to advise on fostering of linkages between the groups/divisions of the directorate in respect of multidisciplinary/multi-locational projects

The IRC consisting the following members

S. No.Member Name & DesignationPosition
Dr. Nachiket Kotwaliwale

Dr. Sandeep Mann

Pr. Scientist & OIC PME Cell
Member Secretary
All ScientistsMember

Partnership /Linkages/Collaborative Programmes   

 To create awareness among the farmers about various technologies and promotion of students’ training and research in cutting edge areas, CIPHET has developed numerous Inter-Institutional linkages with the SAUs, State Departments of Agriculture, Post-Harvest Industries etc.ICAR-CIPHET and the AICRP are having active collaborations with following international and national organizations.

CIPHET has signed MoUs and engaged in consultations with various organizations such as; CWC; FCI; NABARD; ATMA; PAU, Ludhiana; SLIET, Sangrur, GADVASU, Ludhiana, Indian Institute of Food  Processing Technology (IIFPT), Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University (TNFJU), Nagapattinam, DOCA, New Delhi, Tamil Nadu agriculture University, Coimbatore (TN) in respect of CRP Scheme, Indian Institute of Packaging, Mumbai, CCS, HAU, Hissar, besides various private and non-governmental organizations and companies.