Friday, September 14, 2018

Nutrition Awareness Rally

Port Blair, Sept 12: A Rally on Nutrition Awareness was organised on Sept 07, 2018 in Sundar Colony of Haddo Port Blair, jointly by Community Food and Nutrition Extension Unit (CFNEU), Port Blair and Directorate of Social Welfare, Andaman and Nicobar Administration to mark nutrition month.
Many anganwadi workers of Haddo, Shadipur and the adjoining areas along with local residents of Port Blair Municipal Council (PBMC) Ward Number 2 assembled at Aanganwadi Centre, Sundar Colony Ward No. 2 to participate in the rally. Passing through the lanes of Sundar Colony, the participants raised informative slogans to spread awareness about intake of nutritional food.
Shri Anil Kumar Dhiman, Demonstration Officer CFNEU, informed the gathering about various aspects of nutrition, balanced diet and cleanliness. Nutritious food was also served to the infants and children present on the occasion. Different food items were also kept on display to inform and educate the assembly about their nutritional values.
Local ward member R. Someswara Rao was also present on the occasion. Ministry of Woman and Child Development is observing September as Nutrition month. CFNEU operates under Food and Nutrition Board of Ministry of Woman and Child Development.

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