PAU food department marks ‘nutrition week’

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
  • Updated: Sep 10, 2014 13:59 IST

The faculty and students of the department of food and nutrition, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) celebrated ‘National Nutrition Week’ by undertaking various activities from September 1 to 7. The programme was based on the theme “Poshak Aahar - Desh Ka Aahar”.

To create nutritional awareness, lectures and demonstrations were organised in urban and rural schools like GGN Public School, Gobind Nagar; Government Senior Secondary School, Gobind Nagar; and Government Senior Secondary School, PAU and Bhundri village.

Balwinder Sadana, head, department of food and nutrition appreciated the efforts of the participants and encouraged them to take a balanced diet for maintaining good health, improving concentration on studies and performing well in physical activities. An inter-college cooking competition of nutritious and delicious snacks was also organised.

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