UGC issues Notice to ban sale of junk food in Higher Educational Institution.

Aug 24, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The University Grants Commission (UGC) vide notice dated August21,2018 has directed all the universities regarding strict adherence regarding prohibition of  sale of junk food in  Universities and College Campus with reference to the earlier letter issued on November,10,2016

Universities has to take necessary action as follows-

                    I.            To implement the measures to sensitize students on ill effects of the junk food.

                  II.            To  share BMI Information with students

                III.            Orientation programs for faculties and staff.

                IV.            Wellness clusters should be created under Students Welfare Department where counseling is to be done regarding nutrition, exercise and healthy habits.

[D-D No.14-24-2016]

URL-www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/8580515_Notice-banning-junk-food-in-Universities.pdf


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