New Delhi, Oct. 4, 2015: Aligned to the countrywide mission of ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’and ‘JaagoGrahakJaago’, Apeejay Stya University and Apeejay Education Society in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) participated in the SurakshitKhadyaAbhiyan - safe food walkathon at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.
As part of the corporate social responsibility of the Apeejay Stya Group, the initiative included a pan India food safety awareness & capacity building campaign to strengthen nationwide action on ‘safe food for all’. The Walkathon was led by Symphony, the band of Apeejay School,Sheikh Saraiwho were followed by over 2300 participants including senior citizens, civilians, statesmen and others.
The SurakshitKhadyaAbhiyanwas flagged off by Hon'ble Minister of Health, Industry and Power, Government of NCT of Delhi, Mr.Satyendra Jain soon after completing the Pledge Ceremony of committing sensitisation of all stakeholders and strengthening capacity towards safe food for all.
The Walkathon also included several parallel activities like NukkadNatak, skits, painting competition,‘I pledge’ wall and thematic performance on Food Safety. The choir, orchestra and the band of Apeejay School, Sheikh Sarai were successful in pulling the crowds towards supporting this national cause.