DC Kargil reviews implementation of Poshan Abhiyan scheme

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Kargil, Jan 23: Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Vikas Kundal today reviewed the implementation of PM’s Outreach Scheme for Nourishment ‘Poshan Abhiyan’ (National Nutrition Mission) scheme in the district, here at a meeting of concerned departments.
Programme Officer ICDS, District Social Welfare Officer, Assistant Director FCS&CA, Chief Education Officer, District Pancahyat Officer Kargil besides other concerned officers attended the meeting.
During the course of the meeting, detailed discussion was held on the modalities for implementation of Poshan Abhiyan Scheme in the district for ensuring holistic nourishment of children, pregnant women, lactating mothers and adolescent girls.
The meeting also discussed the objectives and features of Poshan Abhiyan Mission and how it will benefit people at the grass roots level.
Meanwhile, the District Level Conversion Action Plan Committee under the chairmanship of the DC also finalized Action Plan for implementation of the nutrition scheme in the district for submission to the higher authorities.
The DC underlined the importance of the scheme in improving the nutritional indicators of women and children and stressed on the officers to leave no stone unturned to make the district malnutrition free.
The DC while stressing on the officers to take proactive steps for eradication of malnutrition through the proper implementation of the scheme urged upon them to work in coordination and put in concerted efforts to achieve the targets with missionary zeal and enthusiasm.