WCD Department initiates nutrition campaign

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 02 Sep 2018 11:16:17


 

Staff Reporter,

Celebrating September as ‘Nutrition Month’

Women and Child Development Department has initiated nutrition campaign for women and children. On September 1 WCD Department had a media dialogue at Academy of Administration. WCD Department decided to celebrate the month as nutrition month.


Women and Child Development Department sensitised people about the importance of nutrition for expectant mothers, lactating mothers, girls and children. They lured people to avail the nutrition rich diet and gave detailed information of which food has what nutrition. Office bearers of Women and Child Development Department said that mal-nutrition is killing several kids, expecting and lactating mothers. And people should take nutrition rich diet.


J N Kansotiya, Chief Secretary of Women and Child Development Department said that Women and Child Development Department has decided to celebrate September Month as Nutrition Month. He said the nutrition campaign should become public event. He advised anganwadi workers and other WCD representatives to visit door to door and sensitize people about the importance of nutritious diet.
He added that nutrition rich diet keeps the body healthy and brain active. Therefore, every person should avail nutritious diet and people should make other take nutritious diet too. This would help state and nation develop.


Meanwhile, Ashok Bhargava, Commissioner of Women and Child Development Department sensitized people about the importance of proper and on time vaccination. He said on time vaccinations and nutrition rich diet could save thousands of lives. He also appealed people to vaccinate their children and give nutritious diet.


Moreover, puppet dance artists from Bal Bhawan staged a mesmerising performance with a message about importance of vaccination and nutrition. On the occasion office-bearers of
Women and Child Development, different N Gos and others
were present.