National Nutrition Mission Current Affairs - 2019

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UNICEF Head lauds Poshan Abhiyaan

Unicef Representative in India Yasmin Ali Haque has made the following observations about the Poshan Abhiyaan: Poshan Abhiyaan which focuses on reducing stunting, under-nutrition and anaemia in women and adolescents through direct cash transfers is a massive step towards eradicating malnutrition. Poshan Abhiyaan has got global recognition for its effort to eradicate malnutrition. Cash transfers under the Read More…

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September 2018 will be observed National Nutrition Month

Union Ministry of Women and Child Development has announced to observe September 2018 as the National Nutrition Month to mark the country’s fight against malnutrition. The month-long intensive campaign will be undertaken with an aim of reaching every household with message of nutrition — ‘har ghar poshan tyohar’ (every house a celebration of nutrition). National Read More…

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POSHAN Abhiyaan: India inks $200 million loan agreement with World Bank

The Union Government has signed $200 million loan agreement with World Bank for National Nutrition Mission (POSHAN Abhiyaan) for 315 districts across all states and union territories. The loan proceeds will be used for reducing stunting in children 0-6 years of age from 38.4% to 25% by 2022 under POSHAN Abhiyaan. POSHAN Abhiyaan POSHAN Abhiyaan Read More…

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Government launches National Nutrition Mission

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched National Nutrition Mission (NMM) at event held at Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan on the occasion of International Women’s Day. NNM is comprehensive approach towards raising nutrition level in country on a war footing. National Nutrition Mission (NMM) NNM is an apex body under Ministry of Women and Child Development to monitor, Read More…

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Cabinet approves setting up of National Nutrition Mission

The Union Cabinet approves setting up of National Nutrition Mission (NNM) with three year budget of 9046.17 crore rupees commencing from 2017-18. The NNM, as an apex body under Ministry of Women and Child Development will monitor, supervise, fix targets and guide nutrition related interventions across the Ministries. It will monitor various schemes contributing towards Read More…

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