BBK DAV College for Women students attained second position in an online quiz competition on millets organized by National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR), the Regional Coordinating Institute (RCI) for Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA). The competition was organized to celebrate International Year of Millets-2023 under the guidelines of Ministry of Education, Government of India by Dr. Hemant Kumar Vinayak, Co- ordinator, RCI, UBA. More than 50 students of the college participated in the competition. The competition was organized to acquaint students about the benefits of the millets. It is pertinent to note that Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) is a national programme implemented by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, with a vision of involving professional and higher educational institutions in the development process of rural areas in the country. This quiz competition intended to create a framework of sustainable development in rural areas through active social involvement of the youth. BBK DAV College is actively taking part in Unnat Bharat Abhiyan activities.
Principal Dr. Pushpinder Walia congratulated the winners of the competition and applauded the efforts of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan cell Co-ordinators, Ms. Surbhi Sethi and Dr. Nidhi Aggarwal for preparing the students for the competition. She said that millets have always been a staple food and an integral part of Indian cuisine. Need of the hour is to encourage the young generation to re-introduce millets in their daily diet routine.