Nagaland

National Nutrition- Poshan Pakhwada celebrated at Jalukie

Peren, March 16 (NE): A school based event Poshan Pakhwada – 2nd Anniversary of National Nutrition was celebrated at Govt.Middle School Sector ‘B’ ( NAP colony), Jalukie Town on March 16, 2020 organised by Dept. of Social Welfare Jalukie.

CDPO Jalukie, Shri Namhuheing in his short speech said that POSHAN PAKHWADA was launched by Department of Social Welfare to create momentum and to sensitize the masses towards the adoption of nutritional behavior at the community and schools level. He said that the ICDS is a Government program which provide food, preschool education, primary health care, immunization, health check-up, provide scholarships to handicapped, pension to widows & widowers and referal services to children from zero to 6 years of age and their mother. CDPO also encouraged the students to take up the right nutrition for good health and to acquire more knowledge in order to compete with others physically and mentally in various activities.

A report by IA, Peren, said that the program Poshan coordinator, Pauram Zeliang demonstrated hand washing to students while Poshan pledge was administered by Keyisamzaile, AWW. The program was chaired by Ilungba, AWW and vote of thanks was delivered by Igwetzeule, AWW.