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ICDS Project Imphal East to Keirao Bitra organises 'Poshan Mela'

Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, September 23 2021: A Poshan Mela was held at Kongpal Iranpham Thongkhong in Kshetrigao AC today as a part of Rashtriya Poshan Maah (Nutrition month) celebrated under Poshan Abhiyaan.

The Poshan Mela has been organised by ICDS Project Imphal East to Keirao Bitra.

The event was graced by Upa Adhakshya of Imphal East District Zilla Parishad, Kshetrimayum Tama Devi, Pradhan of Top Naoriya Gram Panchayat, Mangsatabam Dinachandra, Child Development Project Officer (CDPO), O Rasheshori Devi and District Program Officer (DPO) Miranda Zimik as the presidium members.

Speaking about the Poshan Mela where Anganwadi workers presented an array of nutritious foods, O Rasheshori Devi said that the mela has been organised to spread awareness to the masses about the numerous benefits of nutritious foods.


ICDS Project Imphal East to Keirao Bitra organises 'Poshan Mela'

Kshetrimayum Tama Devi while speaking on the occasion stressed on the need of providing healthy foods to adolescent girls.

Also the family members should ensure that healthy foods are given to young girls, pregnant and lactating women at the regular intervals, she added.

DPO Miranda Zimik appealed to all to eat a healthy and balanced diet so that the body receives the right amount of vitamins, proteins, minerals etc.