National Nutrition Month Celebration 2023

To celebrate Rastriya Poshan Maah 2023, a programme was organized by the Department of Dietetics (JIPMER), Puducherry, under the leadership of the Director, Medical Superintendent, Deputy Director (Admin) and Additional Medical Superintendent at Super Speciality Block Auditorium on 30th September. It was inaugurated by the Director of JIPMER. The theme of Poshan Maah this year is “Suposhit Bharat, Sakshar Bharat, Sashakt Bharat.’’

Continuing Nutrition Education (CNE) was conducted on the theme “Healthy diet- Affordable for all,” in which Students from College of Nursing (JIPMER), Pondicherry University, Bharathidasan Government College for Women (BGCW), Mother Theresa Post Graduate & Research Institute of Health Sciences, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Art and science college, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College participated with great enthusiasm.

It also included a recipe and poster display competition for students as part of National Nutrition Month, followed by talks by eminent speakers in Nutrition Smt. Kavitha (Dietician, GH, Puducherry), Dr D Brighty (Asst Prof. BGCW), Prof.N. Sangeetha (Pondicherry University), Dr Pratima Agarwal Officer-in-charge of Dietetics (CMO, JIPMER), Mrs.D. Madhavi (Senior Dietician JIPMER), Mrs.R. Poonguzhaly (Senior Dietician, JIPMER). They emphasized the importance of nutrition and a healthy diet on this occasion.