ICDS Jammu hosts awareness prog on Poshan Abhiyan

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JAMMU: Awareness-cum-training camp was on Wednesday organised by Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) Jammu, Akanksha Kalsotra, here at the Ashoka New Diamond Hotel, Jewel.
The Programe marked the culmination of 15 day long Poshan Pakhwada which started on 16th March, across whole of India.
On the occasion, District Programme Officer, Jammu, Natasha Kalsotra; Amit Gupta, Corporator of Ward No. 19; District Social Welfare Officer, Jammu, Ajay Salaan; Chief Medical Officer Jammu, Dr. J.P.Singh; and ADMO AYUSH Jammu, Dr. Suresh Sharma, were present as Guests.
Supervisors, Health Staff, Anganwadi Workers and Beneficiaries of ICDS Project Jammu were also present. A lecture was delivered by CDPO Jammu, highlighting the importance of Poshan (Nutrition), to improve Nutritional status of beneficiaries of Anganwari Centres can be improved.
Different nutrition items were also displayed, which were prepared in the Anganwadi Centres. Amit Gupta CMO Jammu, Dr. Suresh, Dr.Manisha, AYUSH Expert, and Dr. Pallavi, Lecturer Paediatrics, SMGS Hospital also delivered specialised lectures.
A demonstration on operating different equipments of Growth monitoring was also presented.
AYUSH medicines and Immunity Booster kits were also distributed among the beneficiaries and staff of ICDS Project Jammu.
Signboards for Anganwadi Centres were also inaugurated by the Guests. The programme ended with vote of thanks by CDPO Jammu.