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SME Times News Bureau | 16 Sep, 2018

Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Monday called for cleanliness to be given utmost importance across food processing sector.

Launching Swachhta Pakhwada campaign by the ministry, the minister said Ministry of Food Processing Industry holds cleanliness with utmost importance.

She called on industry chambers present on the occasion to participate in the campaign and promote the idea of Swachhta becoming a way of life.

Badal requested industry leaders present at the event to apprise their units of the importance of Swachhta.

On the occasion the Minister also launched a booklet titled “Waste to Wealth Technology” prepared by Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu.

 During the 15-day campaign nodal officers of the Ministry will visit Mega Food Parks, Abattoirs, Cold Chains and other assisted projects to review cleanliness measures at the sites.

On 18th October officials of the Ministry will take out a cleanliness drive in and around the office premises. Industry bodies like ASSOCHAM, FICCI, DICCI, PHDCCI, AIFPA and CII will organise Swachhta Awareness Programme in selected Municipal schools across Delhi.

Awareness events and training camps for street vendors on food safety will also be organized across various locations in the city.

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