Port Blair, June 23: On the occasion of 10th International Day of Yoga 2024, an Exhibition- cum-Awareness Programme on Millets was organized by the AYUSH Wing of DHS at the Community Hall, Chouldari Village yesterday. Smti Tapasi Saha, Pardhan, Gram Panchayat Chouldhari was the chief guest on the occasion. She lauded the efforts of AYUSH Wing for organizing this awareness camp on Millets for the benefit of the general public. Smti Chetali, Samiti Member also stressed on the need for organizing such awareness camps on nutritional values of Millets.

The chief guest along with other dignitaries took round of the exhibition featuring Millet recipes prepared by the village Anganwadi Workers along with various types of millets which were kept for display. A PPT on the benefits of Millets was presented by Dr. Keerthi, Medical Officer Ayurveda, HWC (Chouldari).

Earlier, Dr. Kirtika Chander, Medical Officer (Homoeo) welcomed the gathering and gave a brief introduction on the importance of Millets and its nutritional values while Dr. Rekha (Specialist, PK) highlighted about the uses of Millets in our daily diet. Dr. Snegdha Biswas, Medical Officer I/C HWC Chouldari also expressed her views on the significance of adding Millets in our daily diet.

The event concluded with the vote of thanks by Dr. Smitha Narayan, Medical Officer (Homoeo), HWC Chouldari.