Thursday, October 6, 2022

‘Poshan Maah 2022’ launched at various blocks

Month-long Prime Minister’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nutrition (POSHAN) Maah 2022, which aims to address the challenge of malnutrition in a mission-mode, was launched across Nagaland. “POSHAN Maah 2022” which began on September 1 would culminate on September 30.
“POSHAN Maah 2022” was launched in rural and urban blocks of Dimapur district for which a launching programme was held at the district programme officer (DPO) office. During the programme, senior supervisor, child development project officer (CDPO) Urban, Rechano Odyuo gave a brief introduction on Poshan 2.0 and highlighted on the importance and awareness of nutrition of all age groups. The “Poshan pledge” was taken by Dimapur District staff members and Aganwadi workers followed by rally “towards a healthy walk-through right nutrition” under the slogan of “Poshan Abhiyaan”.
Chiephobozou: Additional deputy commissioner (ADC) Chiephobozou, Alemyapang Longchar officially launched the “Poshan Maah 2022” for Chiephobozou block.
Tuensang: The district level Poshan Maah 2022 for Tuensang district was launched at CKS Hall on September 5.
According to a DIPR report, EAC Tuensang Arhonbeni Ezung in her speech, stressed on the concept of the Poshan Maah and also requested the gathering to sensitise the children and mothers in their respective villages and centres.
The EAC also encouraged the Anganwadi Workers (AWWs) and AWHs to continue doing their social work effortlessly and suggested the womenfolk to grow a nutri-gardens.
Arhonbeni also stressed on the importance of people’s participation in the Poshan Maah initiative to help it become a mass movement.
Earlier, the programme was chaired by Chang Hana, Poshan pledge was conducted by LDA CDPO Sangsangnyu, Natichumdan, welcome address was delivered by DPO ICDS Moa Longkumer while senior supervisor Sangsangnyu, ICDS Project, H. Wongto Chang proposed the vote of thanks.