Page-2 of Poshan Abhiyan Current Affairs, GK & News

M.Venkaiah Naidu launches POSHAN Anthem

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 ..

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Bharatiya Poshan Anthem launched by Vice President M Venkaiah

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu launched the ‘Bharatiya Poshan Anthem’ in New Delhi, which aims towrads taking message of making India malnutrition free to all corners of country. While launching, Vice president hoped that the ‘poshan anthem’ will lead to a nutrition revolution to transform India into a malnutrition-free country by 2022. The anthem was ..

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POSHAN Atlas to map crops

In order to tackle malnutrition, GoI is planning to develop an atlas to map crops and food grains grown all over the country. The initiative was launched by the Union Minister of Women and Child Development Smriti Irani during the fifth National Council on India’s Nutrition Challenges Aim of the initiative This is done to ..

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Rural children breastfed more: Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey

  According to the first-ever national nutrition survey conducted by the government, breastfeeding is inversely proportional to household wealth and other factors. Due to these reasons, rural children receive meals more frequently in a day at 44% as compared to 37% of urban children. Key details: The Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey released by the government ..

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National Nutrition Survey

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare organized first National Nutrition Survey. The ministry took help from UNICEF to complete the survey. The survey was conducted between 2016 and 2018. In India, for the first time the ministry measured malnutrition that included micro nutrient deficiencies. It was done by collecting urine samples and blood samples. ..

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