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The Vice President of India, M.Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday, 3rd December 2019, launched the POSHAN Anthem in New Delhi with the aim to encourage and inspire people to join the POSHAN Abhiyaan to fight against the scourge of malnutrition. The Anthem was sung and composed by Shankar Mahadevan and written by Prasoon Joshi. The POSHAN ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The Government of India (GoI) will observe September as National Nutrition Month (NNM) across the country to mark the fight against malnutrition. During this month, various programmes have been organized by the Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry to spread broad awareness on the issues related to malnutrition like stunting, under-nutrition, anaemia and low birth ..
The Rajasthan government has decided to organise special employment camps in all district headquarters of the state to give government jobs to at least one person from the family of those who were martyred after 1947 but none of their kin was given a job. As per officials, there are more than 1,100 such martyrs ..
The Rajasthan government has decided to observe September as the “month of nutrition” to create awareness among people living in the state. From September, the students of Class 1 to 8 of government schools will be given milk daily instead of thrice a week for which additional funds of Rs 203 crore will be allocated. ..
Ministry of Women and Child Development organizes 2nd meeting of National Council on India’s Nutrition Challenges under POSHAN Abhiyaan in New Delhi
The Ministry of Women and Child Development (MoWCD) has organized 2nd meeting of National Council on India’s Nutrition Challenges under POSHAN Abhiyaan on 24th July 2018 in New Delhi under the Chairmanship of Rajiv Kumar, the Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog. In it, it was declared that Month of September to be celebrated as National ..
On July 4, the Gujarat government launched a statewide mission ‘Poshan Abhiyan’ to eradicate malnutrition among children by providing them nutritious food through Anganwadi centres. The state government has also launched ‘Purna’ project to eliminate malnutrition among girls in the age group of 14 to 18. ‘Purna’ stands for Prevention of Under Nutrition and Reduction ..