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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla launches Suposhit Maa Abhiyan

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla recently launched “Suposhit Maa Abhiyan”, that aims to provide nutritional support to pregnant women and adolescent girls. The scheme was launched in Kota, Rajasthan which is also the Speaker’s parliamentary constituency. Union Minister of Women and Child Development Smriti Irani also attended the launch programme.

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ICMR Report says Delhi and Ahmedabad tops in added-fat consumption

The Indian Council of Medical Research conducted study on the food habits of the citizens of the country. The study said that vegetarians consume more fat than that of non-vegetarians. Also, among the metropolitan cities of India, Delhi and Ahmedabad topped the list in average consumption of added fat. Highlights The survey was conducted by ..

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Economic Survey: National Food Security Act Coverages should be reduced

The Economic Survey was tabled by the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman in the Parliament on January 31, 2019. The Survey says that the subsidies under National Food Security Act (NFSA) should be sharply reduced Highlights The Survey suggests that the coverage of the act should be reduced to 20% of the population. On the other ..

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The Pulses Conclave 2020 to be held in Lonavala, Maharashtra

The fifth Pulses Conclave 2020 is to be held in Lonavala, Maharashtra between February 12, 2020 and February 14, 2020. It is a biennial conference. Highlights The India Pulses and Grain Association will host the Conclave. Around 1500 stakeholders from India and other countries are expected to participate in the conference. It includes Australia, USA, ..

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Memorandum of Cooperation with Gates Foundation

The Union Cabinet approved a Memorandum of Cooperation(MOC) between the Health Ministry and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation(BMGF). The agreement will include the areas like to reduce maternally,mortality, improvement of outcomes of key nutrition, reach improvement, primary health improvement, immunization, nutrition, family planning and reach to younger women. The agreement was signed by Bill gates ..

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