Chandigarh, 13th September 2018:On the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi, the Department of Social Welfare Chandigarh Administration decided to celebrate the festival by creating awareness about POSHAN MAAH among pregnant women and mothers of children up to 2 years of age.
The awareness was generated on the importance of nutrition(Poshan) for healthy life and taught ways for maintaining a proper diet of the children as well as of a Mother.
The CDPOs and Supervisors of ICDS were given the lectures on adolescent education, diet and immunisation at Anganwadi building Sector 24, Bapudham and Ramdarbar. Besides that in other areas information regarding significance of breast feeding, complementary feeding, immunisation, and nutritious diet was spread through Early Child Care Education activities.
POSHAN MAAH drive has already made the people to believe in nutrition at all stages of life and with coming events, it will boost the value of proper intake of food and nutritions.