The various factors that contribute to malnutrition cannot be tackled by health professionals alone
The existing Supplementary Nutrition Programme (SNP) and the Poshan Abhiyan will be merged to formulate the new umbrella programme, Poshan 2.0, to combat malnutrition more effectively.
POSHAN Abhiyaan also aims to reduce stunting (height-to-age ratio) by 2 per cent each year.
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During a recently organised POSHAN Pakhwada, a combined force of 6866 ANM, ASHA, AWW and Community POSHAN champions went to the homes of every pregnant woman and lactating mother in Udaipur district to counsel them on maternal and child nutrition.
The public sector plays a vital catalytic role, through enabling policies and programs, in ensuring that biofortified crops like iron pearl millet, zinc wheat, and zinc rice reach the most vulnerable populations to address the problem of ‘hidden hunger’.
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Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani said in Lok Sabha that the government has set up the 'POSHAN Abhiyaan' on December 18, 2017 for a three-year time frame commencing from 2017-18 with an overall budget of Rs 9,046 crore.
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