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‘Swasth Bharat Yatra’ reaches Banihal


Swasth Bharat Yatra, an outreach of ‘Eat Right India’ movement consisting of 15 ‘Volunteer-Cyclists’ besides several locals along with the ‘Eat Right Mobile Unit’ and ‘Mobile Food Testing Unit’, spreading awareness about healthy eating and adulteration in food items, organized by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), entered in district Ramban today.

Eat Right India movement being organised by the Government of India (FSSAI) in collaboration with State Government kick started on 16 October 2018 from Leh after crossing various district of Kashmir valley besides conducting programs at various locations. Friday afternoon the crew of FSSAI (New Delhi) headed by Deputy Director & trainer FSSAI, Prita Gosh and Shantalu Gupta reached in District Ramban.

The crew & cyclothon were warmly welcomed by the Assistant Commissioner, Drugs & Food In-charge Swasth Bharat Yatra, Tariq Bhat, Food Safety officers Ramban & Bhaderwah, members of NGO Banihal, volunteers enthusiastically came forward with warm welcome besides media including News 18, Zee Salam, and KDV put in zest and zeal for the coverage of the expedition “Swasth Bharat Yatra”.

The crew & the cyclothons will organise awareness programmes on 17th and 18th November besides displaying and demonstrating the purpose and themes at Banihal and Ramban respectively.

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