malnutrition Current Affairs, GK & News

Introduction of Millets in Mid – Day Meal Scheme

The Government of India is to include millets in the mid day meal scheme. This is being done to enhance the nutrition in children. The announcement was made by the Ministry of Education. It is to be implemented by PM POSHAN scheme. What is the plan? The central government has asked the state governments and ..

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5-point Reform agenda for FCI

On the 58th Foundation Day of Food Corporation of India (FCI), the food Minister Shri Piyush Goyal released a “5-point reform agenda for FCI”. It is also called “5 Sutras”. The agenda aims to improve FCI and its progress. What are the five points? To change the public perception of FCI. Currently the public see ..

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Assam Mission on Malnutrition – Project Parvarish

The Assam Mission on Malnutrition was launched in 2020 to eradicate malnutrition among children in the age group of six months to five years. It was launched under the name Project Parvarish. About the Mission It was launched during Poshan Maah 2020. POSHAN Maah is celebrated in the month of September. It is celebrated to ..

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UNICEF’s ‘Fed to Fail?’ Report- Highlights

UNICEF released its new report titled “Fed to Fail? The crisis of children’s diets in early life” on September 23, 2021. Key Findings According to the report, Children aged under 2 are not getting the food or nutrients they need to thrive and grow well. This is leading to irreversible developmental harm. Report warns that ..

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Poshan Gyan: Digital Repository on Nutrition Information

NITI Aayog recently launched Poshan Gyan along with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Centre for Social and Behaviour Change, Ashoka University. Poshan Gyan is a National Digital Repository on health and nutrition. Poshan Gyan Poshan Gyan is basically an online resource for any person working in nutrition sector. It is also accessible ..

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