KVK Mohali organized one day training under Poshan Maah
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali) in collaboration with IFFCO organized one day training in connection with “Poshan
Maah. Dr. Yashwant Singh, Deputy Director of KVK welcomed the chief guest of the occasion Dr. S.S. Katyal, Chief Manager Agriculture Services, IFFCO, Chandigarh and the participants. The main objective of this programme was to create awareness regarding importance of nutrition and health among farm women. Dr. Yashwant Singh advised the participants to develop nutrition garden in the villages so that nutrient requirements of a family can be easily achieved. Dr. Parul , Assistant Professor (Home Science) discussed about balanced diet, Nutritional Thali and also promote consumption of nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, folic acid and dietary fibers through diet for better health. She emphasized on adoption of Nutri Thali which includes all colors of food in daily diet. She gave a presentation on balanced diet and low cost nutritious recipes. Dr. Munish Sharma, Assistant Professor (Horticulture) discussed about kitchen gardening especially terrace/roof top gardening and bio-fortified crops developed by ATARI and other institutions. Dr. Yashwant Singh and Dr. S.S. Katyal distributed vegetable seed kits free of cost to the participants.