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‘NATIONAL PROTEIN DAY’ 2021 OBSERVED

‘NATIONAL PROTEIN DAY’ 2021 OBSERVED

Context

The theme of ‘National Protein Day’ 2021 is Powering with Plant Protein and is observed on 27 February annually, since 2020.

Details

  • The day was observed for the first time in 2020 and aims to raise awareness and educate the public regarding the importance and need of protein and the various health benefits that accrue from it.
  • The day was announced by ‘Right to Protein’, which is a national-level public health initiative.
  • Protein Day is an annual awareness day observed on February 27th, that aims to rally towards the mission of protein awareness and sufficiency in India.
  • This year’s theme shines the spotlight on plant-based sources of protein and encourages Indian citizens at large to learn and know more about different types of sources available and their importance in daily meals for better nutrition and health.

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