As the Nation celebrates the National Dietetics day, 2015, with the theme ‘Nourish the Girl Child for Healthy Family and Nation’. P.G Department of Home Science, Govt. College for Women, Parade, Jammu, proudly participated in the celebrations in collaboration with Indian Dietetics Association, J&K Chapter. A Programme on “Importance of Balanced Diet among Adolescent Girls” was organized Principal Dr.Hemla Aggarwal, was the Chief Guest and Dr. Vasanta Kohli (Nutritionist & Dietition) was the Resource Person on the occasion.
The session started with a welcome speech by Dr.Aruna Dubey,(HOD PG Home Science) who apprised the students about the Indian Dietetics Day week celebration and the objectives set by Indian Dietetics Association for the year. Dr. Vasanta Kohli gave a lecture on “Nourishing the girl child in adolescent years” in which she spoke about the different macro and micro nutrients required during the adolescence, with special reference to girls. Ms.Priyanka and Ms.Sapna Sharma presented an animation film regarding the importance of Balanced Diet in Adolescent Years. Dr.Shruti & Dr.Nancy gave a presentation on “Power of Nutrition in the Adolescent Years of a Girl”. The students participants interacted with the resource person and cleared their doubts. The session ended with a vote of thanks by Prof.Nidhi Kotwal Associate Professor in P.G Home Science. The programme was compared by Ms.Satinder Kour.