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Karbi Anglong observes Poshan Abhiyaan

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By Vivian Longki Rongpi Updated: Sep 22, 2022 10:16 pm
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Diphu, Sep. 22 (EMN): As part of the national Poshan Abhiyaan, a central government initiative that aims to strengthen the effort to end hunger and malnutrition, the Rashtriya Poshan Maah 2022 observation which began on Sep. 1 will continue till Sep. 30.

As part of the ongoing observation, a programme was organised by All AWW and Helpers Dhansiri Circle Lumbajong ICDS Project Manja, Karbi Anglong at Adarsha Abhijan Anganwadi Centre, Dhansiri in Karbi Anglong on Sep. 21.

Through the 5th Rashtriya Poshan Maah, the ministry plans to rope in the Gram Panchayats as Poshan Panchayats to carry out various activities focusing on the health of the women and the children.

Executive Member (EM), Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC), District Social Welfare and ICDS, Rina Terangpi during the observation said that the Rashtriya Poshan Maah is observed to create awareness about the health of children and lactating mothers. It is to give awareness to pregnant women and lactating mothers about the need for intake of nutritious foods to keep them healthy.

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By Vivian Longki Rongpi Updated: Sep 22, 2022 10:16:30 pm