In continuation with Poshan Maah celebrations, Home Science College organised a one day training program for cooks cum helpers who prepare and serve mid day meals in government schools of Chandigarh.
The training program included different components such as food safety, personal hygiene, nutritive value of foods, nutrition education, communication skills, malnutrition and methods of cooking.With the use of power point presentations, charts and posters, awareness lecture, quiz, short videos and nukkad natak, the Department of Foods and Nutrition effectively conveyed the important themes of the program.
More than 50 cooks and helpers from around schools of Chandigarh attended the training program and gained insights and important information. The program ended with an interactive quiz session. Principal of the college Prof. Sudha Katyal urged the participants to gain maximum benefit from the training program and apply the knowledge in their daily working to ensure a healthy, nutritious and hygienic meal for the children.