Karnataka launches ‘Mathru Purna’ scheme for pregnant women

Posted on:04 Oct 2017 09:53:40
Karnataka launches ‘Mathru Purna’ scheme for pregnant women
04 October 2017 Current Affairs: Karnataka Chief Minister Mr.Siddaramaiah launched ‘Mathru Poorna’ scheme, for the nutritional wellness of pregnant and lactating women in rural areas, at Vidhan Soudha, in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

The ‘Mathru Purna’ scheme, aims at providing pregnant and lactating poor women in rural areas with one nutritious meal daily, for 25 days in a month.

A full meal of rice, dal with vegetables or sambar, one boiled egg, and 200ml of milk, will be given to pregnant women, through anganwadis.

It benefits around 12 lakh women.The food will be provided for 15 months, from the start of pregnancy to six months after delivery.

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