Meeting held to discuss activities to be taken up during Poshan Maah in Rangia
On the occasion of Poshan Maah, a meeting was held on Thursday
RANGIA: On the occasion of Poshan Maah, a meeting was held on Thursday in the office conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner, Kamrup district to discuss about the activity matrix to be taken up in collaboration with various departments in Kamrup district in the Poshan Maah, which began on first September.
The meeting was chaired by Additional Deputy Commissioner, in charge of Social Welfare, Manali Jain. Officers from various departments like Panchayat and Rural Development, Elementary Education, Public Health Engineering, Information and Public Relations, AYUSH were present in the meeting. The meeting was briefed by the Social Welfare Department on various programmes to be carried out across the district in the Poshan Maah. Officials of the departments assured that everyone would cooperate for the successful completion of the Poshan Maah. In line with this meeting, UNICEF State Nutrition Consultant Gitashree Phookan explained about child care and some of the health norms to be performed by all in the Poshan Maah.
District Social Welfare Officer Rubul Sharma said that so far 37,770 women had been provided financial assistance under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana in the district and expressed hope that the observance of Poshan Maah and Matru Vandana Saptah would create more awareness about child and mother's nutrition. On the other hand, after the conclusion of the meeting, a vehicle branded in connection with Poshan Maah was inaugurated from the office of the DC, Kamrup to create awareness on nutrition.