National Nutrition Week Celebration 2018

National Nutrition Week was celebrated with the theme “Go further with food” on 6th Sep 2018 in association with Rotary Club of Hassan, Mid town in the institution. The chief guests for the inaugural program were Dr. Soumya Mani, President, Rotary Club of Hassan, Midtown, Obstetrician & Gynecologist, Mani Hospital, Hassan and Dr. Sudheer B, Member, Rotary Club of Hassan, Midtown, Pediatrician, RangaLaxmi Hospital, Hassan and Dr. M. P. Nagesh, ENT Surgeon, Hassan. The other dignitaries present on the occasion were Dr. MamthaPatil, Mrs. DivyaBalaji, Rotarian, Hassan and Prof. George, AVS, Kottakal. The program was presided by Dr. Prasanna N Rao, Principal, SDMCAH, Hassan and he spoke on the importance on awareness of nutrition and following of healthy diet and lifestyle in his presidential address.Other faculty present on the occasion was Dr. Shailaja U, Dean Student affairs and the coordinators of the program Dr. Gopikrishan S, Prof. Dept. of RogaNidana, Dr. Shivkumar, Asso. Prof. Dept. of Swasthavritta & Dr. TejaswiKiran, Asst. Prof. Dept. of Dravyaguna. The inauguration was done by watering the Tulasi plant. Awareness talks were deliberated on “Nutrition in Pregnancy” by Dr. Soumya Mani, “Nutrition in Lactation” by Dr. Gayathri Bhat NV, “Do’s & Don’ts of Nutrition in Toddler” by Dr. Sudheer B, “Nutrition in Adolescents” by Dr. Kavitha M B and “Weaning Food” by Dr. Nayan Kumar S. 335 Anganwadi workers from Hassan District attended the program and were educated on Nutritional aspects. Demonstration on preparation of Ayurvedic Nutritional Food was shown by Staff and students of the institution.