Saturday 30 October 2021

MCM Celebrates World Food Day

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Chandigarh Oct. 30, 2021:- The Department of Food Science at Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women, Chandigarh celebrated World Food Day with various inter-college competitions. The competitions included Extempore, Poster making and Food Quiz. The event witnessed enthusiastic participation as 150 students registered for it. The programme began with Extempore wherein the participants shared their views on topics related to food safety, hunger, malnutrition, food labeling, probiotics, sustainable green packaging, etc.

The second session included various thematic rounds under the Food Quiz that tested the food related knowledge of the participants. In the Poster making competition, the participants conveyed their ideas through posters on topics related to hunger, food insecurity, malnourishment, recent trends to tackle these issues, etc. The events enabled the students to sharpen their scientific communication skills. The event concluded with prize distribution ceremony wherein the winners were presented prizes.

Principal Dr. Nisha Bhargava lauded this endeavour of the Food Science Department aiming at raising awareness about the problem of global hunger and drawning attention to the issue of access to safe and nutritious food. She added that this occasion should be utilised to educate masses about the need to have a robust food system that provides healthy and sustainable diets for everyone.

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