News & Events


ProgrammeDatesNational/International/StateTargeted groupNo. of participants
National Seminar on Functional Foods: Managing Health in the Modern Age7th& 8th October, 2011NationalAcademicians, dieticians, researchers, Food Industries216 (46 Faculty, 170 Students
National level Seminar on Nutrigenomics: A Promising Tool for Combating Chronic Diseases3rd& 4th February, 2014NationalAcademicians, dieticians, researchers, Food Industries178 (37 Faculty, 141 Students)
Training Programme on Analysis of Bioacative Components24-26, August, 2015NationalScientists of AICRP on Home Science, Foods and Nutrition Component20


National Nutrition week Celebration

The department celebrates National Nutrition Week from 1st to 7th September every year. Students take active participation in it. The details are as follows:

2012 – Theme - “Diabetes”

Following activities were organized-
  • Poster Competition
  • Recipe Competition
  • A talk on “Diabetes” was given to Jagrut Mahila Sangathan and the ladies of “Agrawal Samaj”, Anand.

2013 – Theme -“Malnutrition”, “Non-Communicable Diseases” and “Nutrition during Adolescence”

Following activities were organized-

  • Recipe Competition
  • Poster Competition
  • Elocution Competition
  • Radio talk on Non Communicable Diseases
  • A lecture was organized on “ Nutrition during adolescence” in Bhramjyot School, Mogri

2014 - Theme -“Cardiovascular diseases” and “Diabetes”

Following events were organized-

  • Poster Competition on “Cardiovascular Diseases”
  • Recipe Competition on “ Recipes for diabetes”
  • Demonstration of Recipes for diabetes

2015 – Theme - “Adolescent Obesity”

Following events were organized-
  • Poster Competition on “Adolescent Obesity Cause and Prevention”
  • Recipe Competition on “Prevention/Control of Adolescent Obesity”Since 2014 .
2016 – Theme -“Dual Burden of Undernutrition and Overnutrition”

Following events were organized-
  • Recipe Competition on “Recipes incorporated with artificial sweetners” on 06/09/2016
  • Poster exhibition on Iron deficiency Anemia and Protien Caloried Malnutrition at Anganwadi Training Centre, Vallabh Vidyanagar on 08/09/2016.