World Food Day celebrated  10/18/2020 15:04:45 

The Community Science College and Research Institute, Madurai, functioning under Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, celebrated World Food Day at Periya Ilanthaikulam on October 16.

A press release from the institution said the event was conducted as part of All India Coordinated Research Project on Home Science activities. V.K. Paulpandi, Dean, Agriculture College and Research Institute, the chief guest, spoke on the importance of achieving zero hunger by 2030 and the strategies to be adopted for improving agricultural productivity.

Community Science College and Research Institute Dean S. Amutha stressed the importance of following good hygiene practices for better health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

P. Parimalam, Professor and Head, Family Resource Management and Consumer Science, and A. Janaki Rani, professor and Head, EECM, spoke. Food products made from millets were on display at the venue.

Dear reader,

We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. We promise to deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda.

Support Quality Journalism

Dear subscriber,

Thank you!

Your support for our journalism is invaluable. Its a support for truth and fairness in journalism. It has helped us keep apace with events and happenings.

The Hindu has always stood for journalism that is in the public interest. At this difficult time, it becomes even more important that we have access to information that has a bearing on our health and well-being, our lives, and livelihoods. As a subscriber, you are not only a beneficiary of our work but also its enabler.

We also reiterate here the promise that our team of reporters, copy editors, fact-checkers, designers, and photographers will deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda.

Suresh Nambath

« Go back