OTPRI is the only one of its kind in India solely devoted to the R&D and S&T of oil, fats and related subjects. It is situated in a picturesque campus of 10.52 acres land beside collectorate office in Anantapur on the national highway 7 i.e. on the Bangalore road. Facilities together with infrastructure and services, both laboratory and pilot plant, are available for conducting research in the chemistry and technology of oilseeds, oils and allied products. It has established a sound tradition of technological research and gained National and International recognition.
The institute was taken over by JNTUA with a motto to develop the institute in the field of research by encouraging its activities and to expand its knowledge by conducting postgraduate courses and undergraduate courses.
The infrastructure provided are
Total Built area of the college building in Sq. mts : 2268.38 Sq.Mts
Amenities and Circulation Area : 1324.60 Sq.Mts
Class room - 6 (Each 90 sq. mts)
Laboratories – 10 (Total: 640 sq mts)
Central instrumentation room – 90 sq mts
Machine room – 100 sq mts