Source: The post is based on the article “Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission observes Rashtriya Poshan Maah” published in PIB on 6th September 2022
What is the News?
The Ministry of Women and Child Development is celebrating the 5th Rashtriya Poshan Mah during the month of September 2022.
The Ministry of Rural Development(M/oRD) through its Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission is leveraging this occasion to intensively disseminate key messages to all intended beneficiaries on positive nutritional behaviors and practices.
What is Rashtriya Poshan Maah?
Rashtriya Poshan Maah is being celebrated as part of the POSHAN Abhiyaan
Aim: To serve as a platform to bring focus to the discourse of nutrition and good health.
Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Women and Child Development being the nodal Ministry for POSHAN Abhiyaan is celebrating it in convergence with partner Ministries and departments at the National, States/UTs, Districts and grass root levels.
Themes for 2022: The activities during the month will be centred on key themes like Mahila and Swasthya, Bachcha and Shiksha – Poshan Bhi Padhai Bhi, gender-sensitive water conservation and management, and traditional food for women and children in tribal areas.