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Government frames guidelines for food festivals

IANS  |  New Delhi 

In an attempt to highlight the regional culinary experience, the government has created guidelines for organising safe and hygienic festivals, Culture Mahesh said on Tuesday.

Speaking in the Lok Sabha, the said the guidelines for declaration of hubs had been framed, including for upgrading the infrastructure of existing streets of the country, to popularise and promote local and regional cuisines.

"The government is aware that has a rich culinary heritage. Almost all states have their unique recipes. Most of our traditional items have evolved over centuries. Indian cuisine encompasses a wide variety of regional cuisines native to India," he added.

"Traditional foods are often based on a holistic approach to nutrition, as required by local people. Such is prepared with locally available ingredients and found to have its own therapeutic and nutritional benefits," he mentioned.



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First Published: Tue, February 06 2018. 20:38 IST