Poshan Jagrukta Abhiyan Organised Under POSHAN Maah
About POSHAN Abhiyaan:
♦ POSHAN (Prime Minister’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nutrition) Abhiyaan is Indian Government’s flagship program to enhance the nutritional results for adolescent girls, children, pregnant ladies and lactating mothers.
♦ Its Launched by the Indian Prime Minister on the event of International Women’s Day on eight March, 2018.
♦ The Abhiyaan seeks to tackle the problem of malnutrition in mission-mode.
♦ Mission Poshan 2.0 (Saksham Anganwadi and Poshan 2.0) has been established as an integrated nutrition support program in the 2021-2022 budget.
♦ Goal: Strengthen nutritional content, provision, outreach and results, with a focus on developing practices that foster health, wellness, and immunity to disease and malnutrition.