Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav - Food and Nutrition for Farmers: August 26, 2021
On the occasion of “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” celebrations a programme has been conducted at ICAR-NIASM, Baramati, on 26.08.2021 under the theme of “Food and Nutrition for Farmers” for August month 2021. Chief guest of the function Hon’ble Director Dr. Himanshu Pathak has briefed on importance of Health and nutrition for leading a successful life and also highlighted the Indian traditional foods habits rich source of nutrients needs to be re-introduced into our daily life. The Guest of Honour Dr. Vanita Kokare madam, Medicine and health expert spoke about alarming increase in lifestyle diseases sue to unhealthy food habits. Madam also explained about role of women for maintain health of Children and whole family. The speaker of the program Dr. Karthikeyan N, has explained in details the basic form of foods, nutrient status, vitamin content and various source of grains, vegetables and fruits. The speaker also discussed about changing food habits, working style and how to change food accordingly. Total 150 has participated in the programme including the students from college of Agriculture, Baramati.