IIT Roorkee bags Eat Right Campus award 2022 from FSSAI
The 'Eat Right Campus' initiative led by FSSAI aims to promote safe, healthy, and sustainable food in campuses
The high quality of food served by IIT Roorkee has bagged it the Eat Right Campus award 2022 from the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) which conducted a third-party audit of all 12 messes of the institute from August 21 to 23, 2022.
The audit was conducted on the basis of international standards and protocols, which assessed the preparation of food, the food served, the quality and sustainability of the food, cleanliness in the mess, and the health of the mess workers.
The audit is done through a checklist based on five parameters. On the basis of the final audit score, the institute is certified as 'Eat Right Campus' with a five-star rating by securing 90 out of 100 marks under this rigorous quality audit.
The officials of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) presented the five-star rating certificate to Director Professor AK Chaturvedi in the presence of the Dean of Students' Welfare, Associate Dean of Students' Welfare (Bhawan and Mess), all Chief Wardens, Wardens, Mess Managers, and student representatives.
The 'Eat Right Campus' initiative led by FSSAI aims to promote safe, healthy, and sustainable food in campuses such as schools, universities, colleges, workplaces, hospitals, tea estates, etc. across the country.
The objective is to improve the health of people and the planet and promote the social and economic development of the nation.