Andhra Pradesh ranked 1st in country for overall implementation of Poshan Abhiyan

News:NITI Aayog has released a report on the performance of States in the implementation of Poshan Abhiyan. Facts: Key takeaways from the report: Andhra Pradesh ranked 1st in country for the overall implementation of Poshan Abhiyan On the other hand,Tamil Nadu tops the list of the states in terms of the number of participants in… Continue reading Andhra Pradesh ranked 1st in country for overall implementation of Poshan Abhiyan

3 years on, a mere 30% of Poshan Abhiyaan funds used

News:According to the data shared in Parliament, State governments/UTs have utilised a mere 30% of the funds released under the Poshan Abhiyaan or the National Nutrition Mission since it was launched in 2017. Facts: Key takeaways from the data: The five best performers in terms of fund utilisation were Mizoram , Lakshadweep, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh… Continue reading 3 years on, a mere 30% of Poshan Abhiyaan funds used

Vice President Launches POSHAN Anthem

News: Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu launched the POSHAN Anthem. Facts: About POSHAN Anthem: The aim of the POSHAN Anthem is to inspire people to join the movement to fight malnutrition in India. About POSHAN Abhiyan The Prime Minister’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nutrition or POSHAN Abhiyan or National Nutrition Mission was launched… Continue reading Vice President Launches POSHAN Anthem

September month to be celebrated as ‘Rashtriya Poshan Maah’

Government has announced that the entire month of September 2019 will be celebrated as the Rashtriya Poshan Maah. Poshan Maah(nutrition month) is an initiative of the Ministry of Women and Child Development and NITI Aayog to give a push to Poshan Abhiyan. The initiative aims to ensure a healthier future for women and children.The theme… Continue reading September month to be celebrated as ‘Rashtriya Poshan Maah’