The Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) has plans to approach the All India Council for Technical Education to start M.Tech course in Food Processing Technology, said Pongalur N. Palanisamy, Animal Husbandry Minister, here on Thursday.

Speaking to journalists after distributing in-plant training and placement orders to 18 students, who completed their B.Tech degree course in Food Processing Technology, Mr. Palanisamy said there was great demand for this course.

The Minister informed the students that they should think of starting their own enterprises. P. Thangaraju, Vice-Chancellor and C. Muthukumarasamy, Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries spoke.