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Ministry of WCD Organised POSHAN Abhiyaan TECH-THON in New Delhi

 

 

Ministry of Women and Child Development Organised POSHAN Abhiyaan TECH-THON- Dates, Details, Purpose

Union Ministry of Women and Child Development has organised a one-day-long Seminar on Technology Partnerships ‘TECH-THON’ for steering POSHAN Abhiyaan on 28th June 2018 at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in New Delhi.

The POSHAN Abhiyaan or the National Nutrition Mission is PM Narendra Modi’s initiative for holistic nourishment.

The POSHAN Abhiyaan TECH-THON was aimed at improving the nutrition outcomes through effective monitoring and timely intervention.

The Vice Chairman of the NITI Aayog inaugurated the seminar and also launched the Jan Andolan Guidelines of POSHAN Abhiyaan. 

The POSHAN Abhiyaan TECH-THON seminar showcased and publicise the people towards the initiative, exchange ideas to explore avenues of cooperation and partnerships for technology support, as well as, reach-out to the beneficiaries for effective behavioral change to initiate a ‘Peoples Movement’ or ‘Jan Andolan’ towards Nutrition. 

The POSHAN Abhiyaan TECH-THON seminar witnessed the participation of 300 participants including Ministers, Top policymakers, participants from multilateral partner institutions like UNICEF, World Bank, WHO, WFP, Tata Trust, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) etc, Philanthropic Private Sectors and Civil Society Organizations. 

During the seminar, an exhibition was also organised which demonstrated the technology and other materials of POSHAN Abhiyaan in the gallery of Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra.

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