Amit Shah appeals all citizens to take pledge to ensure malnutrition-free India

Union Home Minister Amit Shah

New Delhi (NVI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah today appealed to everyone to take a pledge to work towards making India malnutrition-free.

In a series of tweets on the occasion of 3rd “Rashtriya Poshan Maah”, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2018, Shah said “Poshan Abhiyaan” is a robust scheme which has been playing an unprecedented role in eliminating malnutrition from the country.

“Adequate nutrition for children, pregnant women and lactating mothers has always been the priority of PM @NarendraModi. Launched in 2018, Poshan Abhiyaan is a robust scheme which has been playing an unprecedented role in eliminating malnutrition from the country. #POSHANMaah2020,” Shah tweeted.

The Home Minister further tweeted that, “This #POSHANMaah2020, PM @NarendraModi govt will focus on an intensive campaign across the country for the holistic nourishment of children with severe acute malnutrition. To further strengthen this scheme, let us all take a pledge & contribute towards a malnutrition-free India.”

The 3rd ”Rashtriya Poshan Maah” is being celebrated in the month of September.

The objective of the “Poshan Maah” is to encourage public participation for addressing malnutrition amongst young children and women and to ensure health and nutrition for everyone.

-CHK