Amit Shah launches the Prime Minister’s Overreaching Scheme for Holistic Nourishment “Poshan Abhiyaan 2019”

Meha Kumari
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  • 7 Sep, 2019 11:51 pm

Union Home Minister, Amit Shah launched the Prime Minister’s Overreaching Scheme for Holistic Nourishment Poshan Abhiyaan 2019 in his visit to Silvassa on September 1. POSHAN Abhiyaan is a multi- ministerial convergence mission with the vision to address malnutrition with a targeted approach by 2022. The entire month of September will be celebrated as the Rashtriya Poshan Maah. With Women & Child Development as the nodal Department, a month-long activities focussing on antenatal care, anaemia, growth monitoring, girls’ education, diet, right age of marriage, hygiene and sanitation, eat healthy as themes are being showcased in form of Food Melas, rallies, school-level campaigns, anaemia test camps, recipe demonstration, radio & TV talk shows and seminars all across country. The month-long intensive event plans to bring about convergence amongst various ministries and departments to rally people’s opinion and participation to reduce and finally eliminate malnutrition from the country.


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