Commemoration of National Nutrition Month

Rashtriya Poshan Maah (National Nutrition Month) is an annual commemoration, as part of Government of India’s POSHAN Abhiyaan (the Prime Minister’s scheme for holistic promotion of nutrition), which aims to intensify awareness generation on the importance of nutrition for good health, which further impacting development, productivity, economic growth and, ultimately national development.

United Way Mumbai joined hands with ICDS officials in Raigad district of Maharashtra to commemorate the occasion in the month of September, 2018  through various interventions, including:
  • Sensitisation sessions for village panchayat committee members
  • Group meetings and community dialogue with pregnant women, fathers and lactating mothers
  • Home visits and counselling sessions for parents of SAM children
  • Group counselling on nutrition for women and adolescent girls
  • Nutrition themed games with the children at the Anganwadi centres
  • Capacity building of the Anganwadi sevikas on safe food handling practices
To read the full report on all our activities during the National Nutrition Month, please click here.