Distt-level inter-departmental convergence organised

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 06 Sep 2018 11:24:57


 

 

The Rashtriya Poshan Abhiyan will be organised till September 30 with the tag line 'Har Ghar Poshan Tyohar'

Staff Reporter

Under Rashtriya Poshan Abhiyan, a district-level inter-departmental convergence was organised at Collectorate on Wednesday.


The Rashtriya Poshan Abhiyan will be organised till September 30 with the tag line 'Har Ghar Poshan Tyohar'.
Manish Sharma, District Programme Officer, Department of Woman and Child Development, explained about departmental activities to be organized throughout the month to promote common public to consume nutritious diet.
District Programme Officer, Sharma further informed that the Prime Minister of India has intended to implement Poshan Abhiyan as public campaign to connect maximum number of people with the mission.


The mission is targeted to improve nutrition status among 0-6 year old children, pregnant women, expecting mothers and adolescent girls. With this, the government also wants to put effective check over malnutrition and anemia in next three years. The concerned participants were give detail information about the objectives of state and district-level inter-departmental convergence workshop.


The concerned officers of different departments were asked to ensure timely implementation of departmental activities to fulfill the objectives of Poshan Abhiyan.


Later, Collector, Chhavi Bhardwaj flagged off an awareness rally carried out by Aganwadi workers and assistants under Rashtriya Poshan Maah initiated from September 1, 2018.
The awareness rally initiated from Collectorate campus and after passing through different places culminated at Civic Centre.


More than 350 aganwadi workers and assistants participated in the rally and took pledge to create social awareness for nutrition.
District Programme Officer, Department of Woman and Child Development, Manish Sharma was also present on this occasion.