New Delhi, Jul 20 () Around 23,000 street food vendors in the city will be trained in hygiene and food safety as part of the Delhi government’s plan to ensure clean, wholesome and unadulterated food for the public in the national capital.
As per the plan, street food vendors will be given training on techniques on food storage and handling, and maintaining hygiene by the Drug Control and Food Safety Department, a senior government official said.
Vendors would be issued certificates on the basis of their performance after undergoing a test, he added.
“The Department has undertaken the training and education of 23,000 street food vendors to ensure clean, wholesome and unadulterated food for the public.
“The trained vendors will be issued certificates and skill cards. In first phase, 18,000 vendors will undergo training and education on how to ensure hygiene in their food items while serving them to people,” he said.