Imphal: Senapati additional district magistrate HL Jain on Thursday launched the Poshan Maah celebration (National Nutrition month) at mini secretariat, Senapati.
It was jointly organised by District Administration, Senapati and DPO, ICDS cell, Senapati.
Poshan Maah celebration will be observed in all the sub-division of the district from Thursday onward and will be focussing on various activities under the themes—Mahila and Swasthya, Bacha and Shisha- Poshan Bhi, Padhai Bhi, Gender Sensitive water conservation and management, and traditional foods for women and children in tribal areas.
A mass rally was also held which began from Old DC, Office and end at mini secretariat complex, Senapati. Various slogans such as ‘Eat Good Food’, ‘Work Hard Think Hard Eat Right’, ‘Always Eat Right’, ‘Good Nutrition is Our Mission’, ‘You are what you eat’, ‘Poshan Bhi Padhai Bhi’ etc. were displayed on the placard during the rally.
Later, ADM, Senapati also administered a pledge of Rashtriya Poshan Maah to all the participant of the rally.
Various district level officers along with its staff, Anganwandi workers and helpers were actively participated in today’s programme.