Kamjong: The Rashtriya Poshan Maah programme was launched on Thursday at Kamjong district. organised by the ICDS Cell, Social Welfare of Kamjong. The launching program was held at the Community Hall of Riha Village under Phungyar sub-division.
This program is being conducted as a part of the Poshan Abhiyan– PM’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nourishment.
Deputy Commissioner, Rangnamei Rang Peter attended the event as the chief guest, CMO Dr Lucy Duidang and ZEO L Nabakumar as the guests of honour, and the Headman of Riha village Wungang Mahung, as the functional president.
In his speech, Rangnamei appreciated the initiative of the Narendra Modi-led government for carrying out this massive program all over the country to focus on the health and nutrition of children, women and adolescent girls. He appealed to all to observe this program dutifully and to perform the activities included under Poshan Maah properly.
He also urged the officials concerned and the Anganwadi workers/helpers to ensure maximum reach of the benefits of this program.
CMO Dr Lucy elaborated on the nutritional requirements of children (0-6years), pregnant women, lactating mothers and adolescent girls.
A rally was also held as a part of the program participated by the dignitaries and many women.