Bihar govt, UNICEF and MDM join hand to curb malnourishment

Posted on:28 May 2016 09:29:14
Bihar govt, UNICEF and MDM join hand to curb malnourishment
28 May 2016 Current Affairs: The Bihar government, UNICEF and the Rajendra Agriculture University, Pusa entered into an agreement to reduce malnourishment among women and children in the state. 

As per the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between the three, an Agriculture Nutrition Cell would be set up in the Rajendra Agriculture University, Pusa. 

The nutritional quality assessment of food would help help quality of food served to students in 7,000 schools of Bihar. 

Establishing Food Laboratory to measure quality of food and urged Rajendra Agriculture University to take initiative in this direction. 

UNICEF head of Bihar Yamin Mazumdar said malnourishment was not only an health problem but also concerned with social, economic and cultural affairs. Emphasised on coordination among different departments like health, agriculture, social welfare and education among others to improve standard of nutrition among women and children in Bihar. 

Nutritional expert of UNICEF Ravi Narayan Padhi emphasised on improving nutritional value in food among children to overcome problem of short height in proportion to their age.

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