NIPHM

The National Institute of Post Harvest Management (NIPHM), Operating Under the Ministry of Agriculture, Functions as the Main Institution in Sri Lanka Engaged in Improving the Post Harvest Technology of Rice, Other Grains, Field Crops, Fruits, Vegetables and Spices. The Institute is Regarded and Functions as the Apex Institute in Sri Lanka Engaged in Improving the Post Harvest Technology of Durable and Perishable Crops Through Research, Training, Extension, Consultancy, Advisory and Other Development Activities.

NEWS & EVENTS

Vegetarian Sausage production

“Vegetarian Sausage production “- You are warmly invited to join the twenty-fourth episode of the training program series “ Post Harvest Technol...

Jan 30 2023

Stakeholder Awareness Program to Socialize Postharvest Technology – 2023

The National Institute of Post Harvest Management (NIPHM) has planned to conduct the “Stakeholder Awareness Program to Socialize Postharvest Technol...

Jan 27 2023

Quality Control of Grains

“Quality Control of Grains “- You are warmly invited to join the twenty-third episode of the training program series “ Post Harvest Technology f...

Jan 16 2023

RECENT RESEARCH

Effect of Natural Edible Coatings on Quality Characteristics and Storage Behaviour of Mango ( L.) during Cold Storage Conditions

Mango is an economically important seasonal fruit facing greater problems in storage and transportation to long distance market because of its perisha...

Development and performance evaluation of washing equipment for Selected up country vegetables combined with Ozone treatment

Mechanical washing equipment combined with ozone treatment was developed by NIPHM and evaluated for upcountry root crops like Radish, Potato and carro...

RECENT DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Introduction of safe packaging and transportation methods to reduce postharvest loss in perishable supply chain in Sri Lanka

Serious quantitative post harvest losses and quality deterioration occur during all stages of the horticulture supply chain in Sri Lanka. The results ...

Development of cottage level rice processing industry

The cottage level rice parboiling and processing methods developed by the National Institute of Post-Harvest Management (NIPHM) has overcome the drawb...

Study With NIPHM

Postgraduate Students

Postgraduate students are provided with research facilities for conducting postharvest research in their chosen field which is an integral part of these career development conducting research facilities in post-harvest technology.

Undergraduate Students

The NIPHM provides undergraduate students with expertise and resources to pursue high end research in diverse topics on postharvest technology.

School Leavers

Before commencing higher studies, school leavers can gain experience and knowledge in broad range of academic disciplines.

Technical college’s students

The students who are enrolled in their tertiary education in technical/diploma colleges are offered with opportunities for fulfilling their training component in a range of disciplines specialized by NAITA such as of Accounting, ICT, Civil Engineering, Postharvest Technology, Microbiology, Laboratory, Mechanical Engineering etc.

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