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Senapati District kick-starts Poshan Pakhwada 2024; Nari Shakti Fitness Run flagged off

by Guru Aribam Naocha
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Senapati District kick-starts Poshan Pakhwada 2024; Nari Shakti Fitness Run flagged off

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Imphal, Mar 9:

The Deputy Commissioner, Senapati Mamoni Doley, IAS launched the Poshan Pakhwada 2024 today at DC Office Complex, Senapati. The programme was jointly organised by Integrated Child Development Service, Senapati and Nehru Yuva Kendra, Senapati.
Speaking at the gathering, Senapati DC said that Anganwadi worker should take utmost care while sensitizing and in delivering nutritional food to community in their respective areas. She also said that inspection will be carried out across the Anganwadi centres in the district to check out the activities. She also mentioned on themes and highlighted the activities to be carried out.
It may be mentioned that Poshan Pakhwada 2024 will be commenced from 9th to 23rd of March, 2024. The focus of mass sensitization and community activities would be around the following main themes: a) Poshan Bhi Padhai Bhi (PBPB)- towards better Early Childhood Care & Education (ECCE); b) Tribal, Traditional, Regional & Local dietary practices focused on sensitization around nutrition; c) Health of pregnant women & Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices. It will also includes additional sensitization activities around other important areas namely- Improving nutrition through Mission LiFE (with activities around Water Conservation through Rainwater Harvesting(RWH) at AWCs), Adopting Sustainable Food Systems by promoting Millet & Poshan Vatikas, and Adopting Healthy Lifestyles through Ayush practices; Focused activities around Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH) and Diarrhea management;
Test, Treat, Talk Anemia; Swasth Balak Spardha(SBS) to promote regular growth measurement of enrolled children at AWCs and a variety of other general sensitization activities that States/ UTs and partner Ministries/ Departments have been conducting since the inception of Poshan Abhiyaan.
Poshan walk was carried out from DC Office Complex, Senapati till “I Love Senapati” point with slogan such as ‘Health is Wealth,’ ‘Eat Healthy Food, Stay Healthy’ etc. along the display of slogan on the placards like ‘Eat Right to Live Right,’ ‘Eat Good Feel Good,’ ‘No Junk Food,’ ‘Get the habit of healthy eating,’ etc.
The programme was participated by DLO’s, ICDS office staffs, Student volunteer and Anganwadi workers.
Also, the DC flagged off Nari Shakti Fitness Run today at Astro Turf Ground, Senapati. The programme was a continuation of International Women’s Day to reiterate the role of healthy and fit women in the development of Nation. It was organised by the office of the Nehru Yuva Kendra, Senapati for all the blocks of Senapati, Lairouching, Tadubi, Songsong, Willong, Paomata, Phaibung and Purul.
Senapati DC addressing the gathering said she herself was an avid runner since before her entry to service. She also said that running help in keeping oneself fit and remove stress. She appealed the participants to keep on running or do work out to keep oneself fit and healthy. She extended her best wishes to the participants.
In today’s Nari Shakti Fitness Run, a total of about 60 womenfolk from all sub- divisional block participated in the run out of which Zhodunai Stephen stood in the first position followed by Pfiidziinai S in second position and Rakuyini in third position.
The programme was participated by Anganwadi supervisors and its workers, CSO’s and student.

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