Progress of activities under poshan fortnight reviewed
Preference should be given to increase participation of men and create awareness about nutritious food: SDM Geetika Singh
Ludhiana: With an aim to eliminate anaemia, malnutrition and other health related problems amongst mothers, children aged 0-6 years and girls, and under Poshan Abhiyan, sincere efforts are being made in the district. The Poshan Fortnite has started in the district and would continue till March 22, 2020, under which several activities are being organised.
A meeting to review of all the activities under Poshan Fortnite was chaired by Mrs Geetika Singh, SDM Samrala-cum-Nodal Officer at Bachat Bhawan, here.
Mrs Geetika Singh said that under the Poshan Fortnite, the main aim is to eliminate anaemia, malnutrition and other health related problems amongst mothers, children aged 0-6 years and girls. She directed all Child Development and Protection Officers to visit door-to-door and educate masses about the ways to save themselves from Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19) and organising of public functions should be discouraged.
She also directed the officials to send their progress report daily and special emphasis should be given to increase participation of men and to create awareness about nutritious food. She informed that all the concerned departments, whose activities have been chalked out as per the action plan, they would make joint efforts in coordination with the CDPOs and Aanganwari workers.
She said that under the Poshan Fortnite, all concerned departments would contribute as per the action plan while organising activities in villages.