In Ladakh, in order to spread awareness, the month long Poshan Abhiyan under Poshan Maah was kick started by ICDS Kargil to ensure maximum awareness generation, the Child Development Project Officer, Supervisors, Anganwadi workers and helpers of Tai Suru Kargil were involved.
CDPO Tai Suru Parveen Akhtar Said that the importance of Celebrating Poshan Maah is to encourage public participation for addressing malnutrition amongst the children, and women and to ensure health and nutrition for everyone.
She further said that this year Poshan Maah is being celebrated as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Celebration.
The Poshan Maah was kick started at ICDS Project Tai Suru by the youngest Worker of Tai Suru Maryam Banoo by flagging off the Poshan Maah Rally which started from CDPO Office Tai Suru.
During the rally, Anganwadi workers reached to the Mothers and Women at their fields and made aware about the importance of Poshan Maah and Nutrition and value of Nutritious Food.
It is pertinent to mention here that In Tai Suru the Harvesting season of the only crop of the season is going on and in such situation ICDS Tai Suru decided to reach to the Women and Beneficiaries at their Fields.