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Shah appeals all citizens to take pledge & contribute towards malnutrition-free India

Shah appeals  all citizens to take pledge & contribute towards malnutrition-free India
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New Delhi, Sep 7 (UNI) Appealing all citizens on the 3rd Rashtriya Poshan Maah, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday asked them to take a pledge and contribute towards a malnutrition-free India.
In a series of tweets, he said, “Adequate nutrition for children, pregnant women and lactating mothers has always been the priority of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji”.

Mr Shah further said that this programme was launched by the PM Modi in 2018, Poshan Abhiyaan is a robust scheme which has been playing an unprecedented role in eliminating malnutrition from the country.

The Home Minister further said “This POSHAN Maah 2020, PM Narendra Modi’s Govt will focus on an intensive campaign across the country for the holistic nourishment of children with severe acute malnutrition".
“To further strengthen this scheme, let us all take a pledge & contribute towards a malnutrition-free India”, the Home Minister tweeted.

Third Rashtriya Poshan Maah is being celebrated in the month of September 2020. The objective of the Poshan Maah is to encourage Jan Bhagidaari for addressing malnutrition amongst young children and women and to ensure health & nutrition for everyone.

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