Gujarat CM launched 'Poshan Abhiyan' to eradicate malnutrition

Posted on:06 Jul 2018 13:20:55
Gujarat CM launched 'Poshan Abhiyan' to eradicate malnutrition
06 July 2018 Current Affairs: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani launched 'Poshan Abhiyan' - a statewide mission to eradicate malnutrition among children by providing them nutritious food through Anganwadi centres.

He also launched 'Purna' project to eliminate malnutrition among girls in the age group of 14 to 18, at an allocated cost of Rs 270 crore.

♦ Full form of PURNA - Prevention of Under Nutrition and Reduction of Nutritional Anaemia among Adolescent Girls.

♦ Nationwide Poshan Mission was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Rajasthan on March 8 this year.

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