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PM Narendra Modi: 2019 September Month Celebrated As A Month Of Nutrition



PM Narendra Modi: 2019 September Month Celebrated As A Month Of Nutrition: Details, Aim, Significance

PM Narendra Modi recently announced in his “Mann Ki Baat” program to celebrate 2019 September month, as a month of nutrition as part of ‘POSHAN Abhiyaan (National Nutrition Mission).

September month will emphasis on creating awareness to fight malnutrition among children, particularly the girl child

Poshan Abhiyan (National Nutrition Mission)

POSHAN Abhiyaan (National Nutrition Mission) is a flagship program of the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD), Government of India.

POSHAN Abhiyaan aims to achieve improvement in the nutritional status of children from 0-6 years, Adolescent Girls, Pregnant Women, and Lactating Mothers in a time-bound manner during the next three years beginning 2017-18.

POSHAN Abhiyaan is a multi-ministerial convergence mission with the aim to make India free from malnutrition by 2022.

POSHAN Abhiyaan objectives include reducing stunting in identified Districts of India with the highest malnutrition burden by improving the utilization of key Anganwadi Services and improving the quality of Anganwadi Services delivery.


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