Sat. Mar 2nd, 2024


Chandigarh-Punjab Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Janjua has ordered the involved events to make sure strict compliance with the rules of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann to make sure nutritious and unadulterated meals to the residents of the state and stricter motion in opposition to adulterers. The Chief Secretary stated this as we speak whereas presiding over the third assembly of the State Level Advisory Committee on Safe Food and Healthy Diet on the Punjab Civil Secretariat, Chandigarh.

          Mr. Janjua stated that there are strict directions from the Chief Minister that no compromise ought to be made with the standard of meals gadgets and well being of the folks and strict motion ought to be taken in opposition to adulterers. Apart from this, efficient measures equivalent to checking, lab testing and so on must also be undertaken together with consciousness to stop adulteration as a result of it’s a matter associated to folks’s well being.

          Taking critically the instances of ripening the greens and fruits in unnatural methods, the Chief Secretary stated that strict checking ought to be undertaken to stop this. Food security cell autos and testing labs ought to be elevated. The schooling division was additionally instructed to make the scholars aware of unwell results of adulteration within the morning prayer conferences and to prepare competitions among the many college students on this regard. By making licensing and registration obligatory for the sale of meals and drinks, it ought to be ensured that no meals merchandise is offered with out it.

          Mr. Janjua emphasised on strengthening the infrastructure of meals and drug administration and stated that recruitment of employees, provision of autos for monitoring groups and organising of recent labs throughout the state. He stated that checking groups ought to conduct raids on those that bask in adulteration of milk merchandise equivalent to butter, cheese and desi ghee. The variety of monitoring groups ought to be elevated.

          Principal Secretary Health and Family Welfare V.P. Singh requested the federal government establishments particularly medical faculties, nursing faculties and different instructional establishments to get certification below Eat Right marketing campaign.

          Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Dr. Abhinav Trikha briefed the Chief Secretary in regards to the actions being achieved by the Food Safety Wing.

          The assembly was attended by Additional Chief Secretary Social Security, Women and Child Development Raji P. Srivastava, Principal Secretary School Education Jaspreet Talwar, Principal Secretary Agriculture Sumer Singh Gurjar, Secretary Punjab Mandi Board Amrit Kaur Gill, AMD Pangrain Parampal Kaur, Director Lab Ravneet Kaur and Joint Commissioner Food Manoj Khosla.

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