Hotel Federation of Rajasthan to Promote Millets and Food Purity in Collaboration with Food Safety Department

Rajasthan is a significant producer of millets, which are more affordable than other grains. With increasing public awareness, millets are becoming a part of healthy diets, which is a positive sign for public health.
Posters promoting millets issued by HFR would be displayed in all department offices in Rajasthan.
Posters promoting millets issued by HFR would be displayed in all department offices in Rajasthan.

Jaipur- The Hotel Federation of Rajasthan (HFR) has announced a collaborative initiative with the Food Safety and Drug Administration Department of the Rajasthan Government to promote the use of millets and ensure food purity.

A delegation from HFR recently met with officials from the department to discuss various topics related to food safety and millet promotion.

The meeting was attended by Food Safety Commissioner Iqbal Khan (IAS), Director Pankaj Ojha, Joint Director S.N. Dholpuriya, and other officials. Director Pankaj Ojha expressed gratitude towards HFR for their campaign to promote millets.

He emphasized the importance of HFR's cooperation in the department's ongoing food safety (purification) campaign and suggested organizing workshops in the future to raise awareness among tourism sector businesses and the general public.

HFR President Hussain Khan assured Director Ojha of their continued support, inspired by the Chief Minister, in promoting millets as well as participating in the food safety campaigns initiated by the department.

In the coming days, HFR plans to organize workshops for tourism sector businesses with the help of food safety officials. Director Pankaj Ojha instructed that posters promoting millets issued by HFR be displayed in all department offices.

Food Safety Commissioner Iqbal Khan also praised HFR for their active involvement in various public interest activities and assured future cooperation from the department. He highlighted the nutritional benefits of millets, which are rich in fiber, protein, magnesium, zinc, and calcium. Millets are also known to help reduce blood pressure, sugar levels, and cholesterol.

Rakesh Chaudhary, HFR President, Udaipur Division said , " Commonly known millets include bajra, jowar, barley, maize, amaranth, sanwa, buckwheat, ragi, kangni, kodo, sama, and chickpea. Rajasthan is a significant producer of millets, which are more affordable than other grains. With increasing public awareness, millets are becoming a part of healthy diets, which is a positive sign for public health."

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