RASHTRIYA POSHAN MAAH
Celebration of “Rashtriya Poshan Maah”
As we are aware POSHAN Abhiyan (National Nutrition Mission) was launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister on 8th March, 2018. The Programme strives to reduce the level of stunting, under – nutrition, low birth weight in children and anemia in adolescent girls, pregnant women, lactating mothers as well as children.
Rashtriya Poshan Maah was celebrated during the month of September, 2021. Air Force School Bhuj accelerated various activities under POSHAN Abhiyan and to create a Jan Aandolan in the Process by adhering to COVID – 19. AFS BHuj carried out the following activities during this month:
- Organised POSHAN Assemblies with students to discuss malnutrition, its impact on society and value of healthy and balanced diet.
- Encouraged students to participate in E – quiz focusing on malnutrition, nutrition awareness to be organized by Govt. of India through Mygov Portal.
- Carried out a special plantation drive in School Garden.
- Covered the portion in NCERT curriculum on nutrition and physical health in all grades in the month of September.
Students of AFS Bhuj enthusiastically participated in above activities suggested by CBSE.