Govt for strict vigil on food items supplied to Anganwadis

SRINAGAR: The government has directed the Social Welfare Department to ensure that unsafe food is not provided to children and pregnant women at Anganwari centres.
These directions have come after a sample of ‘Channa Whole’ lifted at the ICDS Centre Bandipora by the Commissionerate of Food Safety and the Anti-Corruption Bureau was referred to the Food Laboratory, Kolkata, and was found unsafe after reanalysis by it.
The Commissioner Food Safety has directed the concerned officers dealing with food items being supplied to Anganwadi centres in the state to be very careful and vigilant in checking the quality of the food items being received from suppliers.