(under Pradhan Mantri Poshan Shakti Nirman:DOE Activity)
Millet is one of the oldest human foods and believed to be the first domesticated cereal grain. Studies have shown that a diet rich in millets, including whole grains, is protective against the non-communicable diseases like diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Millet ranks as the sixth most important cereal grain in the world today, sustaining more than one-third of the world’s population.To create awareness about goodness of millet,the following online activities were undertaken in this regard by the ealth and I Club,Biology Department in the month of December 2021.
Theme 1:Balanced diet,Dwarfism,Malnutrition ,Anemia,Hand Wash,Good Food Habits
(a) Competition:Slogan Writing For Classes VI to VIII
(b) Competition:Poster Making For Classes IX to XII
The students displayed their creativity through innovative ideas.Their enthusiasm and awareness about the theme was evident through their respective presentations.
Theme 2: Myths related to healthy nutrition.
(a) Competition:Poetry Writing For Classes VI to VIII
(b) Competition: Debate Classes: IX to XII
The budding poets through their self -composed poem explained the significance of a balanced diet to stay fit and fine.It was noteworthy to witness the passion and determination displayed by the participants of debate competition in dispelling the myths related to healthy nutrition.
The activities were organized under the guidance of Ms Niva Chhonkar ,HOD Biology and coordinated by Ms Jyoti Sharma and Ms Shalini Chanana,Incharges of the Health And I Club.
The result of the activities conducted is as follows: