Wednesday, December 8, 2021

POSHAN Abhiyan to celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

Women and Child Development Ministry will celebrate the POSHAN Maah across the nation throughout this September under the essential POSHAN Abhiyan.

This year, as India celebrates the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, to ensure speedy & intensive outreach, the entire month of September has been subdivided into weekly themes for a focused and assimilated approach towards improving Holistic Nutrition.

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has planned a series of activities throughout the month in tandem with the States/UTs.

What is POSHAN Abhiyan?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 8 March 2018, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, launched the POSHAN Abhiyaan from Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan.

The Prime Minister’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nutrition or as popularly known as POSHAN Abhiyaan, or National Nutrition Mission is the Government’s flagship programme to improve nutritional outcomes for children, pregnant women and lactating mothers.

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