World Food Day celebrated at Rangat

Port Blair
16 Oct 2018

World Food Day 2018 was celebrated on Tuesday in Rangat Zone in a befitting manner in association with Agriculture Technology Management Agency and Nehru Yuva Kendra, Rangat. On the eve of this day an awareness programme with the theme “Ours Actions are our Future: A Zero Hunger World by 2030 is Possible” was organized at Yeshua Training Academy, Rangat. Mr Anil Bepari, UP-Adyaksh, Zilla Parishad, N &M Andaman was the Chief Guest on the occasion and inaugurated the programme. The chief guest appealed that all the people not to waste food and contribute some amount to the needy and hunger people. He also requested all the people to come together to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030.
Mr Navasakthi, Agriculture Officer briefed on Sustainable Agriculture for bringing Zero hunger, he also spoke about the history and Importance of World Food Day celebration. Mr Dinesh Majhi, Agriculture Assistant delivered a lecture on the topic “Technologies for Future development of Agriculture“. Mr V. Harish Velayuthan, AFA, delivered lecture on Integrated Farming System for maximum returns from optimum utilization of resources. Apart from this Lecturers on Organic Farming, Cultivation of locally available fruits and vegetables for food Security and Implication of WTO and globalization for food security were delivered by staff of the Agriculture Department.
On the occasion an essay competition in the topic “Hunger Management” was organized for the students by the Nehru Yuva Kendra, Rangat. The first three winners were awarded with prizes. Mr K.T. Rao, Zilla Parishad Member, Nimbutala gave away the prizes. Altogether 40 Students, Farmers, general public and staff of Agriculture Department attended the programme. The programme ended with vote of thanks proposed by Mr Nagamuthu, ATM.
Welcoming the chief guest, Mr Alphonce Toppo, District Youth Coordinator, NYK, Rangat highlighted the importance of food and status of food security all over the World and in India.