Seminar to Decode the Application of Sattvik Certification in Modern Industries Held at BHU- Edexlive
A few days after the start of offline classes, the Department of Dairy Science and Food Technology of the Institute of Agricultural Sciences (IAS) of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) held a seminar on March 8 on the application of Sattvik certification in modern industries.
The department organized a seminar on Sattva – The Ultimate Pure: The Applications of Sattvik Certifications, in association with the Sattvik Council of India (SCI).
For the first part of the webinar series held recently, Prof. Dinesh Chandra Rai, Head of Department, BHU, explained the importance of Sattvik Food Certification.
Pratishtha Awasthi, Senior Research Analyst-Head India Division, spoke about the application of Sattvik certification in modern industries. Explaining why vegetarian assurance certification is the need of the hour these days, especially with the huge shift towards vegan/vegetarian lifestyle, she explained how consumers still face a dilemma to insurance. She also detailed the requirement for such certification in six major industries, including food, hospitality and textiles.
A not-for-profit organization, SCI is a vegetarian food and lifestyle standards development organization established to promote the certification of vegetarian foods. It is an indigenous certification that was developed and designed in India with the aim of regulating the chain of vegetarian food and lifestyle.
Research Analyst, SCI Training and Education, Sukanya S Nair elaborated on the training and education part, various SCI courses and their benefits.
Previously, SCI conducted a Skills Enhancement and Entrepreneurship Development program in conjunction with IRCTC through which a student could gain a comprehensive understanding of Indian Railways and its workings.
The Sattvik Council of India will create job opportunities for young talent and work on how to upgrade the skills of today’s youth to turn them into industry-ready professionals, the statement said.