Awareness Lecture On “Millets- The Super Food” Held At GCW Udhampur

Awareness Lecture on “Millets- The Super food” held at GCW Udhampur


Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Committee (AKAM) of Government College for Women(GCW), Udhampur organized an awareness lecture on Millets-The Super foods” in collaboration with Directorate of AYUSH, J&K under the aegis of Meri Maati Mera Desh and Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav under the convenorship of Dr. Sanjeet Kour on August 14, 2023. Principal of the College, Prof. Anjali Mahajan congratulated and appreciated the organizers for hosting this wonderful event that will enlighten the students and staff about the nutritional benefits of millets as food. Dr. Shefali Sharma and Dr. Shameem Choudhary, medical Officers from AYUSH were the resource person. About 70 students attended the lecture. Dr. Shefali Sharma delivered her talk on the topic, “Introduction to Millets” in which she explained in detail about what are millets, their types, cultivation, conditions required for their growth, nutrient content etc. Dr. Shameem Choudhary spoke on the topic, Millets and its health benefits. She highlighted the various health benefits of millets especially related to female problems like menustral disorders etc. The session was ended with healthy discussion. Earlier, Dr. Sanjeet Kour, Convenor AKAM presented the formal welcome address and formal vote of thanks was presented by Prof. Pooja Bharti. Miss Pragnaya, student of Sem-V conducted the proceedings of the programme. Dr. Kewal Kumar, Prof. Sumita Rao, Dr. Amit Kumar, Dr. Sushma Choudhary, Prof. Shamma Rani and Prof. Yash Kumar were among the others who graced the event with their benign presence.

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