Rashtriya Posan Maah reviewed

Gangtok, 26 Sept:

A review of activities carried out by the Social Justice, Empowerment and Welfare Department towards observing the ‘Rashtriya Posan Maah’ was held today at EMRS Swayem, North Sikkim.

The programme was attended by Deputy Speaker Sonam Gyatso Lepcha, North Upa Adhyaksha T Bhutia, Director, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Gopal Sadhwani, Panchayats, senior officials from HRDD and Welfare Department, faculty members and students of EMRS and the local public.

Mr Sadhwani briefed the meeting about the ‘Rashtriya Posan Maah’ being observed throughout the month of September by the Ministry of Women and Child and also briefed about the involvement of Ministry of Tribal Affairs in this event.

He highlighted that the Poshan Abhiyan was launched on 08 March, 2018 with the aim to reduce stunting, under-nutrition, anaemia and low birth weight.

The Deputy Speaker expressed gratitude towards the Ministry of Tribal Affairs for deputing Mr Sadhwani to Sikkim for the successful review of the Abhayan.