PANAJI: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant today said that various activities are underway in Goa under Poshan Pakhwada.
“Goa has been implementing the scheme across the state through Anganwadis; under Poshan Pakhwada various activities are underway in Goa,” said CM Sawant.
He further said that to improve nutritious outcomes Union Government has implemented the PM – POSHAN Abhiyan.
“The scheme has been expanded for nutritional outcomes for children, adolescents, pregnant women and lactating mothers under Mission Poshan 2.0,” he added.
Poshan Abhiyan was launched in March 2018 and aims to reduce stunting, underweight and low birth weight challenges by 2% per year; and anaemia among young children, adolescents and women by 3% per year until 2022.