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Akhilesh Yadav to adopt Shravasti district village under UP nutrition mission

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:50 IST

On 31 May, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will adopt a village in the Shravasti district under the state nutrition mission, the 'Hausla Poshan Yojna'.

The Samajwadi Party-led state government has decided to launch an integrated scheme to provide nutritious food to pregnant woman and malnourished children from 20 June.

Under the scheme, cooked food and one fruit each will be provided to pregnant women and malnourished children.

Pregnant women and kin of malnourished children in the age group of seven months to three years would be provided with consultation and the facility of regular weight check.

As per reports, 7,843 gram sabhas have been adopted under the mission so far.

-With agency inputs

First published: 31 May 2016, 11:28 IST
 
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