20th April, 2022, Ludhiana
The ICAR-Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering & Technology, Ludhiana, Punjab organized the Workshop on “Millets-based Food Products for Anganwadi Workers” here today.
The Chief Guest, Dr. S.N. Jha, Deputy Director General (Agricultural Engineering), ICAR, New Delhi applauded the Anganwadi Workers’ role in shaping the future of the country through their selfless contributions toward the overall development of children and women. The need for promoting the usage of the different Millets for regular consumption to alleviate malnutrition was also stressed by Dr. Jha.
Dr. Nachiket Kotwaliwale, Director, ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana briefed about the Institute’s various activities in the post-harvest processing and value-addition.
The Workshop organized as a part of the “Annadata Devo Bhava” Campaign under the “Bharat Ka Amrut Mahotsav” to commemorate 75 Years of India’s Independence registered participation by about 49 Anganwadi Workers of Sudhar Block of Ludhiana District, Punjab.
(Source: ICAR-Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering & Technology, Ludhiana, Punjab)