The Indira Gandhi National Open University ( IGNOU) is going to start a two-week appreciation course on 'Food Safety and Quality' with the help of the Quality Council of India (QCI) and the School of Agriculture.
A university press release Saturday said that about 20 participants from different institutions across the country will attend the course.
'The objective is to increase awareness regarding food safety and different national and international food standards. This would help them to understand the food safety acts, agreements and their implications,' the statement said.
The classes would run June 14-25 at the IGNOU campus. The course will also include industrial visits.IGNOU is India largest Distance Learning University recognised by government and private institutions .