Radha Raturi inaugurate nutrition programme


Dehradun (DIPR)-  Additional Chief Secretary Radha Raturi, Women Empowerment and Child Development Inaugurated an awareness programme “ Andhre Se Ujale Ke Aur” regarding removing malnutrition as part of ‘Nutrition Campaign’ under National Nutrition Mission at Aanganbari centre, Badkuli Malasi on Monday. On this occasion, Additional Chief Secretary Radha Raturi distributed take home rations as part of nutrition campaign to the beneficiaries.

Radha Raturi said that the main objective of programme is to remove malnutrition and to make the general people aware about the ill effects of malnutrition. She said that under the National Nutrition Mission “ Nutrition Campaign” to remove malnutrition and create awareness, the Women Empowerment and Child Development department has will light earthen lamps at each Aanganbari centres on the occasion of Diwali festival. The pregnant and lactating mothers and beneficiary children also participated in the lighting programme and took a oath to remove malnutrition.

Deputy Director/ Nodal officer (A.N.M.) Sujata, Incharge District Programme Officer, Dehradun Shama Bahuguna, Child Development Project Officer Asha Rani Dhyani and Gram pardhan Malsi Sangeeta, Aanganbari workers and Aanganbari Assistants were present.