Poshan Maah Celebration Rally in Kokrajhar

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Kokrajhar, September 30: The month long Rashtriya Poshan Maah 2021 organised under Kokrajhar Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) project was concluded on Thursday in Kokrajhar.

As part of the closing ceremony today, Poshan walk (rally) and Haat Bazaar meet was held at the office of Directorate of Social Welfare, Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) and Child Development Project Officer, Kokrajhar.

CHD (council head of department), Social Welfare Department Monideepa Saikia flagged off the rally which was started from Directorate of Social welfare department office and traversed to Dimalgaon Bazar and concluded at the starting point that was organised by Social welfare department and District Social welfare officer, Kokrajhar.

The rally has been emphasizing for bringing awareness on healthy health growthness among the pregnant women and children among the children by distributing good quality of nutritions.

Hundreds of anganawadi worker and helpers from different ICDS centers under Kokrajhar ICDS project participated in the Poshan rally.

In her speech, Saikia highlighted the significance and importance of observing of the Poshan Maah and importance of having malnutritious food for the good health of young children, adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women. She emphasized that the main objective of organizing the Poshan maah and awareness program to sensitize the common masses about the nutritional status of children of 0-6-year age and lactating mothers.

Saikia told that the Poshan Maah was observed with month long programmes by highlighting malnutrition among the childrens 0-6 years children and pregnant women across the district.

She has informed that the Poshan Maah has organised several programmes including awareness building among the society.