President-IDA delivered Lecture at Vivekananda College, University of Delhi

A TWO DAY National seminar on “The Saga of Food: Politics, Aesthetics and Technology” was organised at Vivekananda College, Univeristy of Delhi during 13 and 14 March, 2019. This seminar was inaugurated by Padma Shree Awardee Mr. Vinod Dua, Senior Journalist who has been associated with several newspapers. He is well known for running a serial on “Zayaka India Ka”.

Dr. G.S. Rajorhia, President, Indian Dairy Association delivered the Plenary Lecture on Indian Dairy Industry. He also chaired the first Technical Session at the National Seminar. Mr. Sourish Bhattacharya, Senior Journalist narrated stories related to his food and travel experiences. A large number of Delhi University Professors and students participated at the two-day National Seminar. Food preferences are influenced by Aesthetics, flavour, texture, shelf-life, availability and cost. Ms. Salma Hussain, Food Historian, delivered her lecture during the concluding function and Dr. Laxmi Devi, Former Principal, Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences addressed the valedictory session.