Awareness program on Food and Nutrition by
US Department of Agriculture (American Embassy)
On Tuesday, 2nd September 2014, an Awareness Programme on Health and Nutrition was organised in Ahlcon International School in collaboration with US Department of Agriculture (American Embassy). It was a campaign to increase awareness of the benefits of a nutritious diet among students. This activity featured nutrition-themed activities, presentation by an expert nutritionist Ms. Geetu Amarnani. A key element of this activity was to convey that products such as fresh fruit, nuts, and dried fruit are an important part of a balanced diet. The chief guest of the day was Mr. Michael Pelletier Deputy Chief of Mission and Acting Charge of U.S Embassy. The other dignitaries included Mr. Allan P. Mustard, Minister-Counsellor for Agricultural Affairs, Mr. Jonn P. Slette Agricultural Attaché and Dr. Rohini Ahluwalia, Chairperson. The school Principal Mr. Ashok Kumar Pandey welcomed the dignitaries and emphasised the school’s efforts to create awareness about healthful eating habits. In all 500 students took part in the activities and some of the best performers were appreciated. DCM Michael Pelletier expressed his happiness over the enthusiasm and awareness shown by the students about nutrition and health.