A district-level poster contest for schoolchildren was held on September 1 as a prelude to the national symposium ‘Food Xplore ‘13’, to be held on September 20 and 21.
More than 150 students participated in the contest, jointly organised by the university and Rotaract Club of Saibaba Colony to create awareness among school students on healthy lifestyle to ensure better living.
The contest was conducted under three categories. The winners would be announced during the symposium. The posters would be nominated by the university for the World Food Poster Contest, organised by the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations Organisation.
The national symposium is organised by students of Food Process Engineering course of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.