Educational news about Personality development, career guidance, Leadership Skills and more in ...


Junk Foods banned in Punjab Schools

Updated On 2016-07-15 09:48:09 others

On Thursday, the cheif of Punjab Child Rights Commission has ordered a complete ban on serving junk food in schools in the state .

The commission has constituted various committees to monitor the ban across the state.

Commission chairman Sukesh Kalia said that the ban has been imposed following concerns over deterioration in the health of school children, who were suffering health issues after consuming unhealthy and unhygienic junk food.

"Such type of food is a direct threat to health of the children, leading to hypertension, diabetes, obesity and mental stress," he said.

And he added that it is required that undertaking be sought from all private schools, declaring that they were not serving junk food or food high in fat, salt, sugar (HFSS).

Source Link :


Post Your Comments for this News

If you are a new member, choose new password for your account (or) use your existing account's password to login and send message
Captcha Text

Related others News