R S Bastami
Surankote; To aware people especially supervisors, Anganwari workers and helpers about the requirement of proper nutrition for better child health, Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) organized one day awareness programme on ‘National Nutrition Mission’ at Block Bufliaz in Surankote Sub Division of Poonch district
The awareness programme also known as POSHAN Abhiyan was organized by ICDS project Bufliaz in under the Chairmanship of Sarpanch Buffliaz B Tahira Tabassum
The Poshan Abhiyan or the National Nutrition Mission is PM Narendra Modi’s overreach initiative for holistic nourishment. The first of its kind initiative has been launched to tackle malnutrition through multi-model interventions. The broad contour of the scheme is the convergence of technical expertise to reduce malnutrition, stunting, anemia and low birth weight of babies.
While addressing the gathering, Sarpanch Buffliaz B Tahira Tabassum said that proper nutrition is vital at every stage of life, especially for children to stimulate their mental and physical growth.
She said that the aim is to educate people especially the health workers about the significance of proper nutrition for pregnant women, regular ante-natal check-ups, institutional delivery and immunization for infants.
CDPO Bufliaz others concerned besides large gathering of people were present on the occasion.