DDC Rajouri reviews implementation of food safety & Standards Act and activities under “Eat Right Challenge” campaign

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RAJOURI: District Development Commissioner Rajouri, Om Prakash Bhagat today presided over a crucial meeting of the District Level Advisory Committee (DLAC) to evaluate the implementation of the Food Safety & Standards Act and the campaign, “Eat Right Challenge,” in the district.
The meeting underscored the paramount importance of spreading mass awareness about the Eat Right Challenge, campaign, a nation-wide initiative aimed at promoting healthier dietary habits.

The Assistant Commissioner Food Safety Rajouri informed that training has been provided to around 200 officials of the ICDS department about health and hygiene and 150 ICDS officials have also been trained about fortification of food further supporting the goals of campaign of fostering healthier living standards within the community.

The DDC Om Prakash Bhagat emphasised the need to educate the public about the numerous advantages of adopting wholesome food practices to ensure the successful realization of the objectives of the campaign. Speaking at the meeting, the DDC said that Eat Right Challenge, campaign is not just about encouraging dietary changes; it’s about improving public health and overall well-being. To make this initiative a success, we must diligently educate our community about the benefits of choosing nutritious foods. By doing so, we can contribute to the realization of a healthier and more vibrant society.

The District Development Commissioner called upon all stakeholders to collaborate actively in disseminating information about the Eat Right Challenge, campaign. He directed them to engage in comprehensive outreach programs to ensure that every citizen of Rajouri is aware of the positive impact that healthy eating can have on their lives. The meeting was attended by GM DIC, Fareed Kohli; ASP Musadiq Majid Basu; CAO, Sohan Singh; CAHO, Dr Khalid Hussain; AC Food Safety, Sanjeev Bali; Dy CMO, Dr Manohar Rana and other concerned committee members.

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