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Poshan Pakhwada concludes in Mokokchung, Peren

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Dimapur, March 31: The Poshan Pakhwada celebration from March 16 to 31, which aims to raise awareness to improve nutrition index of women and children across the country, was successfully carried out in Mokokchung district with the initiatives of Social Welfare Department.


The closing programme of the nutrition fortnight event was held at multi-purpose hall, Sangtemla Ward in Mokokchung, on March 31.
EAC Mokokchung, Sentilong Ozukum, in his brief speech, called upon all to keep up their good effort and dedication and maintained that education, healthcare and nutrition are the basics to develop a nation towards building a healthy society.
DPO, (ICDS), Mokokchung, I Mangliyangba, in his report on Poshan Pakhwada, said that altogether 1859 different activities were conducted in the district during the observation of Poshan Pakhwada 2021.
In Peren, the Poshan Pakwada (Nutrition Fortnight) concluded at DC’s conference hall on March 31.
ADC Peren, Mhathung Tsanglao encouraged the department to keep up the good work and to try to do even better in the coming days.
Deputy CMO, Dr. Lanuakum mentioned how the district administration, the department of Social Welfare and the department of Health and Family Welfare are interlinked and inseparable in their activities and services to the public.
District Program Assistant, Poshan Abhiyan, Mezilungliu Nchang gave the report on Poshan Pakwada. Of the targeted 4000 programs, the district was able to conduct 2005 programs in the five blocks of Peren District with a total participation of 30,000.
(Page News Service)

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