Thursday, August 18, 2022

DAY-NRLM, DRDA Mkg organises FSSAI registration camp

Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM), District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) Mokokchung organised a one-day Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) registration camp for self help groups (SHGs) on July 23 at Changtongya block, Mokokchung.
A press release by the department stated that resource persons for the programme were food safety officer, Sukumlo Yanthan and computer assistant, Kenetkala from department of Health and Family Welfare and DFS, Takalemba Jamir and AC, Talitemjen from National Rural Livelihood Mission, District Rural Development Agency Mokokchung.
Sukumlo spoke on importance of food safety and stressed upon maintaining strict food quality and safety measure. She also talked about correct labelling of food products, the various logos associated with vegetarian and non-vegetarian food, AGMARK, BIS, organic, fortified, etc.
At the camp, participants were sensitised on importance of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India registration, sanitation, and hygiene of food processed items. Spot registration for self help groups was carried out after the programme and IEC materials were also distributed.
The department said the camp was one of the first of its kind initiated in Changtongya RD block.

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