National Nutrition Strategy Current Affairs, GK & News
Yashomati Thakur, the Maharashtra’s Women and Child welfare minister inaugurated the platform named ‘ TARANG SUPOSHIT MAHARASHTRACHA. ’ It is built on an interactive voice response system. This initiative is anticipated to create more recognition about the nutritional demands of women and children in Maharashtra. Key Features of the Scheme The platform gives benefits like ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
On October 16, 2020, PM Modi will release a commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination to mark the 75th anniversary of United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. The Prime Minister will also dedicate 17 bio-fortified varieties of eight crops. Highlights The launch of commemorative coin will mark the highest priority given by the Government of ..
The scientists of Agharkar Research Institute (Pune), operating under Department of Science and Technology (DST) have developed biofortified high quality wheat. The new variety is MACS 4028 Highlights The new wheat variety has 14.7% better nutritional quality, 40.3 ppm of iron content and high milling quality. The new variety is semi-dwarf and matures in 102 ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog launched National Nutrition Strategy aimed at Kuposhan Mukt Bharat. It intends at bringing nutrition to centre-stage of National Development Agenda. It lays down roadmap for targeted action to address India’s nutritional needs. Need In India, 20% of children under five years of age suffer from wasting due ..