World Food Day was celebrated at the National Institute of Nursing Education, PGIMER, and Chandigarh on 15th October. The theme of the year 2022 is “Leaving No One Behind”. Dr. Nancy Sahni, Head, the Department of Dietetics was the chief guest of the occasion. Dr. Sukhpal Kaur principal NINE introduced the chief guest to the audience. The Chief Guest unfolded the theme and emphasized the importance of consuming a healthy diet to the students.
She further encouraged the students to involve the underprivileged in their celebrations. Around 150 nursing students participated in poster-making, slogan-writing, and a salad-making competition. A show-and-tell activity was also performed by the volunteers to emphasize the importance of eating home-cooked food.
The nursing students also performed various cultural activities i.e. Natti, Bhangra, and Poem recitation. The chief guest appreciated the participants for participating in various competitions. Prizes were given to the winners of various competitions. The event was carried out under the guidance of Principal NINE, Dr. Sukhpal Kaur, and faculty Mrs. Shabana Parveen, Dr. Ruchi Saini, and Mrs. Amandeep Saini.