Dimapur, August 4: Essay writing competition on the topic ‘Holistic Nutrition’ for students of Class 6-8 was conducted at GHSS Mon on July 30 for Information, Education & Communication and Advocacy campaign under Mon Block Convergence Action Plan Activities on Poshan Abhiyaan.
Easther L Konyak, Class 8 of Model School bagged the first position, Imlirenla, Class 8 of St. John School got second while the third position was bagged by Yeilib, Class 7 of Edith Douglas School & Ngemnyei Class 7 of Konjong Higher Secondary School.
SDEO Mon K.Limhathung Odyuo in his keynote address stated that a holistic approach to proper nutrition encourages education on basic nutrition to develop a holistic diet. The most important components of holistic nutrition are incorporating natural foods into our diet. Holistic nutrition helps to achieved healthy lifestyles and expected to become a good citizen, a good leaders and a good responsible person, he added.
He also mentioned that, developing a healthy and balanced diet helps to relieves stress, memory loss and other mental conditions. Holistic nutrition focuses on a natural approach to a healthy diet and incorporates emotional, spiritual and physical health to create a state of well being for optimum health, he added.
CDPO Social Welfare Department Mon T.Yanlem, spoke on National Nutrition Mission programme and informed the students that Poshan Abhyaan is a convergence programme which involves different line departments.
The penal of judges were A.Yaloi Konyak, CA Rural Development, Wekong Konyak AHM GHS MT ‘C’ and Imtiwapang GT GHSS Mon. N.Pilai, Principal GHSS Mon was the superintendent of examination during the competition. (Page News Service)