World Food Day from 2015

World Food Day from 2015

Food and Civil Supplies Minister Dinesh Gundu Rao said that the State would observe ‘World Food Day’ on Oct 16 from next year. 

Speaking on the sidelines of an awareness rally held to mark ‘World Food Day’ here on Thursday, he said, “The government was supposed to observe ‘World Food Day’ every year, but did not. From next year we will observe and also hold awareness campaigns on wastage of food. Food is wasted in large quantities at hotels and marriages. Several food schemes introduced by the government like midday meal and Anna Bhagya schemes are misused. The government will take stringent measures against culprits,” he said.

Members of the Food Protection Awareness Committee, Bangalore and Karnataka Rajya Vignana Parishat submitted a memorandum requesting the government to take measures to stop wastage of food. The rally began that began from Malleswaram Grounds to Freedom Park shouted slogans on wastage of food. 

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