Nehru Yuva Kendra Udhampur, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India
organized various activities related to the celebration of “Poshan Maah” this month. The
National Youth Volunteers are continuously visiting Anganwadi Centres and making the
parents aware of the importance of a Balanced Diet for better immunity of their children.
In order to ensure community mobilization and bolster people’s participation, the rural
youth clubs are going door to door to celebrate this crucial month.
The youth volunteers are carrying out activities to spread the message of holistic nutrition throughout the month to ensure a healthier future for women and children. This year the “Rashtriya
Poshan Maah” is aimed at converting Jan Andolan into Jan Bhagidari to fulfill the Prime
Minister’s vision of a Suposhit Bharat.
In Block Narsoo, NYV Anu Radha visited many prominent locations and pasted the
pamphlets there to highlight the issues related to malnutrition in women and children. NYV
Ansuya Sharma in Block Khoon distributed the Iron Folic acid tablets to young girls that are
most prone to Iron deficiency.
Similarly, NYV Pooja Devi in Basantgarh visited Anganwadi centres for making the parents aware of the importance of Vitamins and their sources. In Blocks Ramnagar and Majalta, the youth volunteers are organizing Poster making and painting competitions to address the issues of malnutrition in adolescents.
Wall writings are being done at prominent locations of Block Chenani so that the people get to know the
importance of timely vaccination of their children. It is pertinent to mention that similar
activities will be organized till 30 th September in a mission mode across the district.