WILLIAMNAGAR: Williamnagar MLA and the Marcuise N Marak launched the Poshan Maah in East Garo Hills district and inaugurated the newly constructed Model Anganwadi Centre (MAC) at Upper Baija locality of Williamnagar, under Samanda C&RD Block, in the presence of the Deputy Commissioner, Swapnil Tembe, the district officials, local leaders and the Nokmas on 2 September, stated a press release.
Speaking on the occasion, Marcuise highlighted the objectives of Poshan Abhiyan and Poshan Maa and urged the parents of the region to pay attention towards the nutritional needs of growing children. While talking about the newly constructed MAC, he lauded the Deputy Commissioner for his initiatives and expressed his gratitude to his ageing mother, Preeti Tembe, who had contributed generously in terms of solar lights, rain water harvesting structure, wall paintings and toys for the cause of the growing children of the region and urged the people of the area to take necessary steps to keep the MAC functional.
The Deputy Commissioner, Swapnil Tembe, while speaking about the Poshan Maa sought the cooperation and support of the people in providing nutritional needs of the children, lactating mothers and pregnant women.
On the day, the keynote address was delivered by Silnang D Shira, CDPO, Samanda while Bansara Nengnong, DPO, ICDS Cell, Williamnagar, spoke about the working and importance of the Model Anganwadi Centre where all the facilities for monitoring the nutritional needs and growth of the children are available.