KVK Srinagar organized awareness programme on Food and Nutrition at GHS School Zainakadal

Srinagar: Under the National Nutrition week-2022 Campaign, KrishiVigyan Kendra, Srinagar SKUAT-Kashmir today organized a day long awareness Programme at Govt. Higher Secondary School GurgariMohallah, ZainaKadal Srinagar. The Theme of the programme was “Celebrate a World of Flavours” and was attended by a large number of students, Lecturers and KVK Staff. The function started with a welcome address by Mrs.Taranumsaleem, Principal GHSS. Dr.SajadMohiudin, Head of the Kendra while presenting the role of KVK in his speech stressed upon the need of such collaborative programmes especially for school going children to create awareness about right food, which gives adequate nutrition.Dr.Saima Paul, Home Scientist at KVK deliberated upon the importance of nutrition for the human body and the value of healthy eating practices and proper nutrition for upholding a healthy lifestyle. She made a demonstration on Preparation of Millet based recipes (Ladoo and Fudge) so as to popularize the inclusion of millets in daily diet. Dr.AasimaRafiq, Scientist (FST) sensitized the participants about how to take adequate and timely measures to eradicate hunger and malnourishment. She also demonstrated a color coded food pyramid to the young students. The active involvement participation of students was very appreciable and praiseworthy. The programme was moderated by Mrs.InshaMehraj and concluded with vote of thanks by Mr.Mohd. Shafi.


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