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Poshan Pakhwada 2020 from 9th to the 23rd of March

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Poshan Pakhwada 2020 from 9th to the 23rd of March


What is Poshan Pakhwada

The Ministry of Women and Child Development (MoWCD) will organize Poshan Pakhwada Across the nation From March 9, 2024 to March 23, 2020. This 15 day celebration is aimed at spreading awareness about nutrition, dietary practices, and women’s health.

Theme of Poshan Pakhwada for 2024

The main focus theme’s for activities and awareness during Poshan Pakhwada 2024 will be:

  • Poshan Bhi Padhai Bhi (PBPB) – Promoting better Early Childhood Care & Education (ECCE)
  • Tribal, traditional and local diets – Sensitizing about nutrition
  • Health of pregnant women & Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices

Some other important themes include

  • Nutritional improvement through Mission Life (water conservation, rainwater harvesting)
  • Promoting Millets & Poshan Vatikas (kitchen gardens) for sustainable food systems
  • Adopting healthy habits through Ayush practices
  • Focus on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Diarrhoea management
  • Anemia: Test, Treat and Talk
  • Swasth Balak Spardha (SBS) Promote regular growth monitoring in Anganwadi Centres

Previous Poshan Pakhwadas

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