Dr. Ayesha Bibi (Chairperson) and Ms Sadaf Ambreen (Lecturer) organized one day study trip on 1st of December 2021 for Human Nutrition and Dietetics (HND) Department students to Nutrition Division of National Institute of Health (NIH) and National Agriculture Research Center (NARC) Islamabad.
NIH Nutrition Division staff welcomed us and gave a comprehensive overview of their activities. The students also visited various food analytical laboratories which include Analysis of quality parameters, proximate analysis of macronutrients, micronutrients/mineral detection, and chemical contamination. At each lab the concerned scientific officer briefed the students about use and function of various equipment and chemicals they also perform few practical for student learning.
After that the next place of visit was National Institute for Genomics and Advanced Biotehnology NIGAB and Food Science Institute (FSI) National Agriculture Research Council NARC Islamabad . The staff of the said departments took students to various labs and gave a brief introduction about each lab and its purpose.