This is an info-tainment model of a street food festival to engage, excite enable citizens to make the right food choices. The mela provides an opportunity to learn about safe food and healthy diets, including quick tests for adulterants, health and nutrition benefits of food, dietary advice by experts, information on Government programmes and initiatives, and much more. Pavilions displaying interesting exhibits and stalls showcasing local thalis, temple foods and organic foods are also features of this mela.
The Eat Right Mela would be conducted annually by FSSAI headquarters in New Delhi. In addition to this, States can also identify local organizations working with street food vendors, local authorities and related government departments to organize these melas. Further, states should work with these organizations and local authorities to get street food vendors trained under FSSAI’s FoSTaC programme.