Archana Chitnis moots novel scheme to improve nutrition

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bhopal, July 7 (Muslim Saleem( A Novel campaign is going to be started to eradicate malnutrition in Madhya Pradesh. ‘Surjane Se Suposhan Abhiyan’ will launched from July 23. This was stated by Women and Child Development Minister Smt. Archana Chitnis at a review meeting after assuming office here today.

Smt. Chitnis said that after identification of families having malnourished children under ‘Surjane Se Suposhan Abhiyan’, they would be given 4 saplings of Surjane and one of lemon each. Smt. Archana Chitnis said that in the pod of Surjane, quantity of Vitamin C is 7 times more than orange, calcium 17 times more than milk and iron 25 times more than spinach. The campaign will be conducted in entire state and all aganwadi workers will be trained in this regard.

The Minister directed that work of distribution of e-certificates under Ladli Laxmi Yojana should be completed within a month. A system should be evolved under Lado Abhiyan that information about child marriage can be obtained one month in advance. Smt. Chitnis said that Sabla Yojana will be implemented in every Vidhan Sabha constituency under which girls and women will be imparted self-defence training.

Principal Secretary Shri J.N. Kansotiya, Commissioner ICDS Smt. Pushplata Singh and other officers attended the meeting.