Dimapur, March 11: Marking the 1st anniversary of the Poshan Abhiyan (Nutrition Mission) Poshan Pakhwada (Nutrition Fortnight) is being celebrated throughout the country. As part of the celebration of Poshan Pakhwada, a Poshan rally was held at Mokokchung on March 8.
The aim of the rally was to spread the message of proper nutrition, especially for women and children and also a step to generate awareness among the masses about the importance of nutrition.
In a brief programme held at Imlong Place, CDPO Kobulong, Imliyanger gave a brief note on the objective of the rally, which was followed by flagging off of the rally by EAC Mokokchung, Limakumla Pongener. The rally started from main police point to Imkongmeren Sports Complex. 50 Anganwadi works and officers took part in the rally.
SWD Dimapur: Continuing with Poshan Pakhwada fortnight celebration, Social Welfare, Dimapur District held a poshan rally on March 9 from DDSC stadium to City Tower.
Anganwadi workers under Dimapur town participated in the rally wearing Poshan Abhiyaan tee shirts and holding placards showcasing benefits of good nutrition, hygiene, poshan activities etc.
The department informed that more events are slated to be held up to March 22 under Poshan Pakhwada celebration.
(Page News Service)