Mission mode project to eradicate malnutrition

First ever National Conference on “Mission Mode to address Under-Nutrition” held in New Delhi

19-September-2017 16:39 IST | Press Information Bureau |FULL ARTICLE

"Mission Malnutrition Free India-2022”. The focus of the entire programme should be to administer nutrition rather than feeding beneficiaries by giving "Nutrient Dense Food".Smt Maneka Gandhi said that we must provide 1000 calories to women and 600 calories to children under ICDS.

The district magistrates, district collectors and deputy commissioners in 113 high burden districts, through a dashboard, will regularly monitor and review the schemes covering the aspects of nutrition across the line departments within their jurisdiction at least once in a three-month period. Such a review and monitoring at district level would be done in an exclusive and dedicated manner (between 1st to 10th of January, April, July and October every year) to address implementation of schemes having a direct bearing on nutrition and Health.

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