Uttarakhand State Consultation


06 August 2011 - 06 August 2011


Region: India


The State consultation on wheat flour fortification was held on 6 August 2011 at Dehradun.This consultation was jointly organized by Indian Flour Fortification Network (IFFN) and World Food Program (WFP) in collaboration with the Governtment of Uttarakhand, Roller Flour Millers Federation of India (RFMFI) and Uttarakhand Roller Flour Mills Association. The main objective of the consultation was to build awareness among stakeholders including roller flour millers, government officials and health and nutrition experts so that they could initiate the process of developing a flour fortification program. State government officials and local milling industry representatives recognized flour fortification as an important intervention that should be taken up in the state. About 60 people from the state Government, milling industry, academic and developmental institutions participated. See the full report.