A colourful vegetable exhibition was organised in the Coimbatore district on Thursday as a part of POSHAN Abhiyaan, also known as National Nutrition Mission. The aim of the exhibition was to raise awareness about the importance of nutrition, hygiene for children, pregnant women, and lactating mothers.
Varikostop Speaking to ANI, Malathi, the project officer of the Coimbatore district said, “Every year, we conduct a one-month awareness exhibition. This year, we are carvings vegetables with important messages.”
Tamil Nadu | As part of POSHAN Abhiyaan or National Nutrition Mission, a colourful vegetable exhibition was organized in Coimbatore, y’day to raise awareness about importance of nutrition, hygiene for children, pregnant women and lactating mothers through carvings on vegetables. pic.twitter.com/3pbZX0jvjf
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“We will be conducting this exhibition in various villages across the district, focusing on four main topics, that is, nutritious food through the home kitchen garden, eating nutritious food, yoga, and the importance of breastfeeding,” she added.
Prime Minister’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nourishment (POSHAN) Abhiyaan was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 8, 2018, on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
POSHAN Abhiyan is mainly aimed at improving nutritional outcomes and making India malnutrition-free by 2022.