DISTRICT LEVEL CONVERGENCE PLAN COMMITTEE MEETING FOR POSHAN ABHIAAN AT PEREN
December 7, 2018
Meeting of District level convergence plan for Poshan Abhiyan was held on 7th December 2018 at DC’s conference hall District Hq Peren under the chairmanship of S.Tainiu, DC Peren & Chairman of District level convergence plan committee.
Additional Director, Social Welfare, Tulula highlighted about the importance of Poshan Abhiyaan and District level convergence plan committee. Poshan Abhiyaan is a National Flagship programme and is the Prime Minister’s over-arching scheme for Holistic Nourishment, aiming to achieve improvement in the nutritional status of children from 0-6years, adolescent, girls, pregnant and lactating mothers in a time bound manner through convergence.
The approach of Poshan Abhiyaan is to eradicate malnutrition or undernourishment over the country by 2022 by ensuring convergence of various nutrition-related scheme for better and effective delivery to the targeted beneficiaries for attaining better and healthier life. Main objectives of the District level convergence plan committee is to ensure prevent and reduce Under-nutrition and stunting in children, reduce the prevalence of Anemia among young children, women and Adolescent girls, reduce low birth rate. All the activities undertaken will converge at the village levels at Anganwadi Centres in all the blocks in the district.