The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore’s Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition arranged cooking and innovative idea poster contests on Saturday in connection with the international conference and Expo 2014 titled “Recent Development in Human Nutrition” schedule to be held on March 19-20.
Students from various departments of the UVAS participated in the contests. In cooking, Nasmia Mahmood and Areej Tanveer from the Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery won the first position, Maira Rabbab from the Department of Food Sciences and Human Nutrition grabbed 2nd position while Mahnoor Sajid and Samia from the same department were on 3rd position.
In innovative idea poster contest, Fatima Muslim and Tahir Qamer won the first position, Aamir 2nd position and Saeed 3rd position. All the winners were from the Department of Food Sciences and Human Nutrition.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha visited the stalls and talked to the students. Later he chaired the concluding session of both the contests and gave away shields to the winning students. He said that it was an opportunity to show their skills and apply their knowledge in preparing different nutritional dishes and posters related to nutrition and malnutrition.
Earlier Dean Faculty of Bio Sciences Prof Dr Muhammad Ashraf and Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition In-charge Dr Muhammad Nasir also spoke on the occasion.