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Nutrition Month celebrations underway at Arjun Majra

September 14, 2021 05:32 PM

R. K Kashyap

Chhatrauli

Nutrition Month is being celebrated by Nehru Youth Center and Youth Program Ministry of Sports at Arjun Majra from September 1 to 30 under which young women were made aware about various aspects of nutrition. The Department of Women and Child Development has planned a series of activities throughout the month with 4 weekly 3 theme campaign.

In the first part, tree planting activities, in the second, yoga and AYUSH, in the third, distribution of anganwadi nutrition kits of Bhoj districts, in the fourth, identification of 3 severely malnourished children and distribution of nutritious food to them. Giving information, the president of Grameen Yuvati Vikas Mandal, Kumari Sonia Saini informed that during the nutrition month, a special campaign will be launched for measuring height and weight for children below 6 years of age.

Under the nutrition campaign, adolescents are provided with a variety of iron and vitamin rich daily diet to meet iron deficiency caused by bleeding during menstruation. Kumari Sonia Saini, President of Grameen Yuvati Vikas Mandal, Arjun Majra, made the women of the village aware about proper nutrition and distributed pamphlets for nutrition. The event was attended by women, children and adolescents.

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