Digital Poshan Panchayat held at Sawombung

A meeting cum discussion of stakeholders was also held on ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana’ at the meeting.

Digital Poshan Panchayat was held on Friday as a part of the observance of Rashtrya Poshan Maah at Sawombung Community Hall, organised by Child Development Project Office (CDPO), Sawombung, Imphal East under Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme.

During the programme, a meeting cum discussion of stakeholders was also held on ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana’.

President of CDPO-ICDS, Sawombung, K Devanand said that they have been observing Rashtrayan Poshan Maah since the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the programme in 2018.

The centre is effectively carrying out the two main components of the programme such as maintaining the kitchen garden and nourishment of children, he added.

He further said that some children in Imphal East districts have issues of malnourishment and the members of ICDS are focusing to reduce the number of malnourished children by visiting their homes and instructing them to have nutritious food.

First Published:Sept. 12, 2020, 10:04 a.m.