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.


Entrepreneurship in Agro-based Industries

We are excited to give a tremendous technological support with our in-house facilities, in line with machinery and equipment, labor force, spaces...

May 31 2022

Empowering of successful emerging entrepreneurs through technology dissemination by NIPHM: Best entrepreneur in Anuradhapura district, ‘Rajarata Malberry products’

National Institute of Post-Harvest Management is a leading institute, disseminating new technologies to the Sri Lankan agriculture sector. Under this,...

Apr 29 2022

Research collaboration with NERDC : Performance evaluation of the cold storage unit fabricated by NERDC

Fruits and vegetables significantly contribute to food security of the country whereas play an important role in human nutrition. However, tropical ...

Feb 24 2022


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 carr...

Performance Evaluation of a screw type oil expeller for sesame

Sesame, (Sesamum indicum) is one of the oldest and important oil seed crop in the world. The sesame seed apart from providing edible oil is also rich ...


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...

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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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