Imphal: District Administration, Bishnupur in association with ICDS Cell, department of Social Welfare, Bishnupur on Tuesday organised a district level competition of Healthy Recipes for Budding Chefs at Kiyamba Shanglen in Bishnupur district.
The programme was organised as a part of the month-long Rashtriya Poshan Maah 2022 celebration which aims to address the challenge of malnutrition in a mission-mode.
Lourembam Bikram, deputy commissioner, Bishnupur, N. Maniyaima Singh, chairperson, Bishnupur Municipal Council, Dr Th. Nabakishore Singh, district Malaria officer, Th. Shantibala Devi, district programme officer, ICDS Cell and Ng. Sovana Devi, Pradhan, Keinou Gram Panchayat graced the function on the dais.
Bikram said Poshan Maah is a flagship program of the government which is in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. Reiterating the importance of active public participation in any government scheme, the DC called upon all to focus on last mile delivery of service to intended beneficiaries for successful implementation of schemes.
Lauding anganwadi workers and helpers for their noble works in community mobilization during election and covid vaccination, Bikram assured that the district administration will always be there for them while urging them to work with dedication at all times. The DC also urged anganwadi workers and helpers to participate and enroll themselves in the “Special Enrolment Camp for Social Security Schemes” to be organized on September 22 by the District Administration, Bishnupur in collaboration with all the seven Municipal Councils and Banks.
ICDS Project, Bishnupur was adjudged as winner in the Healthy Recipe Competition while ICDS Project, Moirang bagged the second position.