Expanding the geographical footprints of Project ‘Serve Safe Food’ in Jharkhand, Nestlé India has collaborated with FDA, Jharkhand, and National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) to coach over 1500 road meals distributors in Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Deoghar and Chas Bokaro on meals security and hygiene. In 2022 greater than 1000 road meals distributors had been educated in Ranchi, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur and West Singhbhum districts of Jharkhand. Since its inception in 2016, Project ‘Serve Safe Food’ has benefitted over 41,000 road meals distributors throughout 25 states/UTs by elevating consciousness amongst meals distributors on hygiene, secure meals dealing with and waste disposal. The undertaking has additionally added a module on COVID-19 security measures and digital funds in the aftermath of the pandemic.
Mr. Sanjay Khajuria, Head, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability, Nestlé India additional added, “At Nestlé India, we’re dedicated to bettering the meals security setting in India by going past the standard and security of our personal merchandise. Project Serve Safe Food empowers road meals distributors by upgrading their expertise via related trainings on hygiene and meals security practices. This helps to enhance their consciousness on the significance of elevating the requirements for meals security and hygiene.’’
Mr. Arbind Singh, National Coordinator, NASVI stated, “We purpose to empower road meals distributors throughout India by enabling them to enter strategic employment alternatives by coaching them on meals hygiene and security. Project Serve Safe Food has helped a number of thousand road meals distributors throughout the nation and with the enlargement of the Project in Jharkhand, we hope to enhance the livelihoods of extra road meals distributors in the state.’’
Nestlé India launched Project Serve Safe Food in 2016 and has educated road meals distributors throughout states together with Assam, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, J&Ok, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Orissa, Puducherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.