Raipur, September 12
State Government is taking various initiatives to eradicate malnutrition in children, pregnant women and lactating mothers.
importance of nutritious food: To create awareness on importance of nutrition among the masses, Chief Minister has given special instructions to adopt innovative approach for eradication of malnutrirtion in women and children.
importance of nutritious food: Women Child Development Department is organizing Suposhan Chaupal in villages to create awareness on importance of nutrition during National Nurtition Month. In the Suposhan Chaupals, pictures, paintings, slogans and rangoli is being used to create awareness on the topic.
Various activities are being conducted during this corona crisis while following covid prevention protocol. At Suposhan Chaupals, parents and guardians are also being informed about nutritious foods and how to consume them.
They are also being informed about the local fruits, vegetables, cereals and their nutritional content, and also the way to consume these. Women are being educated on the importance of breastfeeding and special care during the initial first 1000 days from the birth of child. Similar activities are being conducted in aanganbadi centers for children.