Namchi, 12 Sept (IPR): Social, Justice and Welfare Department, South district organised an awareness rally on ‘Poshan Maah’ under Poshan Abhiyan at Namchi in South Sikkim today.
The rally had the presence of Deputy Director, Education Department, Shri D.B. Rai, CDPO Namchi, Shri Laxman Tamang, District Programme Coordinator, Poshan Abhiyan, Smt. Jyothsna Khatiwara, along with supervisors of ICDS, students and Aganwadi workers.
The rally took off from Central Park via Car Plaza covering Bhutia Busty, DAC Road and culminated at Central Park wherein the students carried out placard and slogans with the message of nutritional diet.
Approximately 100 students from Namchi Senior Secondary School, New Secondary School, Namchi Girls Senior Secondary School and Aaganwadi workers participated in the rally which was supported by Namchi Municipal Council, Health and Police Departments.
The month of September has been chosen as Posh Maah to celebrate wherein various activities will be carried out to take the message of nutrition to every nook and corner of the country and to focus on complimentary food, treatment and prevention from infections in children.