STATE TIMES NEWS
LEH: One month campaign Poshan Maah organised by ICDS Kharu under the national programme of Poshan Abhiyan concluded here on Wednesday.
Poshan Abhiyan programme was launched by the Prime Minister in March 2018 through Ministry of Women and Child Development. It aims to ensure holistic development and adequate nutrition for pregnant women, mothers and children. It also targets to reduce level of under-nutrition in the country.
On the occasion, SDM Kharu, Ghulam Mohd was the Chief Guest while District Social Welfare Officer, Tsering Chorol, BMO Dr Deskit, CDPO Zarina Bano, Medical Officer, ICDS Dr Padma Angmo and staff of ICDS Kharu and villagers were also present.
On the concluding day activities like Food Mela in which local food competition was held and experts highlighted the availability of abundant nutritional values in local food. A rally was also held as the second objective of this programme in which participants raised slogan ‘Kuposhan Se Mukthi Pao’ making the general people conversant about the importance of nutritious and balanced food for healthy life.
Later, prizes for best food were given by the Chief Guest.