Indore makes it to the top 11 winners of the EatSmart Cities Challenge

Indore makes it to the top 11 winners of the EatSmart Cities Challenge

Each winning city is to be rewarded with a ₹50 lakh cash prize

After being honoured with the title of the cleanest city in the country, Indore has achieved yet another feat. The list of winners of Eat Right India’s EatSmart Cities Challenge is out. Indore, along with Jabalpur, Ujjain and Sagar, has made it to the list of the top 11 EatSmart cities. The countrywide competition initially had 108 participant cities. Out of the total participants, 20 cities were in the race to make it to the list of the top 11 winners.

Indore met several parameters of the competition

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The city has excelled in good food practices, developing more Eat Right campuses, establishing sustainable food environments, increasing the licensing and registration rates, etc. All of this has worked towards the win that has been achieved. In addition, Indore also homes, the highest number of Eat Right campuses which include two hospitals and the only Eat Right school in the country."

Along with the aforementioned four cities of Madhya Pradesh, Chandigarh, Panaji, Jammu, Rajkot, Surat, Tumkuru, and Rourkela have also won the EatSmart Cities Challenge. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs will award each of these cities with an ₹50 lakh cash prize. This will motivate other cities to improve their food services and policies.

The efforts of the winner cities will be showcased internationally by FSSAI along with Food Foundation, UK. In order to provide technical assistance to the winner cities to better the food services, they will also organise a series of deliberation sessions and activities.

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