DR BALBIR SINGH LAUNCHES SONG ON MILLETS FEATURING JASWINDER BHALLA & BAL MUKAND SHARMA
Chandigarh, Could 12:
Punjab Well being and Household Welfare Minister Dr Balbir Singh on Friday launched a track on millets that includes famend artists Jaswinder Bhalla and Bal Mukand Sharma. The track launch was part of the continuing authorities’s ‘Eat Proper’ marketing campaign, which is being run by the Meals and Drug Administration Punjab.
Addressing the track launch occasion organised at Punjab Bhawan right here, the Well being Minister proposed to incorporate millets in Mid-Day Meals and Hospital diets to understand the dream of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann for making Punjab more healthy.
DrBalbir Singh, who’s a powerful proponent of preventive well being, stated that consuming millets shouldn’t be solely a wholesome possibility for people however additionally it is extra surroundings pleasant so consciousness is should to make the millets as part of weight loss program. Furthermore, World Well being Organisation (WHO) has declared 12 months 2023 as a 12 months of the Millets, he added.
Appreciating the efforts of the Well being division in popping out with this distinctive consciousness initiative because the message concerning advantages of millets will attain hundreds of thousands of individuals by way of this medium.
He additionally praised all of the group members who’re part of the track together with the famend artists Jaswinder Bhalla, Bal Mukand Sharma, lyricist Dr Kewal Arora, director Neer Singh Dhillon and producer.
Emphasising on the necessity to return to roots, Dr Balbir Singh stated, “Our elders used to eat Bajra, Jowar and Kangni as their staple weight loss program and so they was a lot more healthy than at the moment’s technology. Subsequently, all of us ought to undertake our conventional consuming habits to remain wholesome.”
The Minister additionally instructed the officers to sensitise folks about the advantages of millets, in addition to, organising Millet Melas in villages the place millet needs to be served.
He additionally appreciated the efforts of the Kheti Virasat Manch, which has been selling natural farming and millets for the final twenty years. He stated their companies can even be utilised by the federal government within the close to future.
Artists Jaswinder Bhalla and Bal Mukand Sharma thanked Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann for such social consciousness initiative, which will likely be positively useful in making Punjab a more healthy and happier state.They assured their participation in such noble social initiatives of the Punjab authorities in future additionally, whereas urging folks to look at and hear this track and in addition implement the message of their lives given by way of this track.
Principal Secretary Well being Vivek Pratap Singh stated conventional meals needs to be promoted which was an element and parcel of our tradition since historic instances.
On this event the officers of the meals and drug wing, and mass training and media wing of the well being division have been additionally current.