Women and Child Development Ministry to celebrate the 5th Poshan Pakhwada

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The 5th Poshan Pakhwada will be celebrated by the Ministry of Women and Child Development from March 20 to April 3, 2023, with several events across the country.

An overview of the news

  • The 5th Poshan Pakhwada is being celebrated by the Ministry of Women and Child Development to promote good eating habits and focus on the value of nutrition through mass movement and public participation.

  • Thetheme of Poshan Pakhwada 2023 is -Nutrition for All: Together Towards a Healthy India.

  • During Poshan Pakhwada, campaigns will be launched to raise awareness and popularize efficient Anganwadis with advanced infrastructure and facilities.

  • This year, Poshan Pakhwada will concentrate on promoting "Shree Anna: the mother of all grains", as a useful tool to combat malnutrition, in light of the declaration of 2023 as the International Year of Millets.

About Poshan Pakhwada

  • Poshan Pakhwada is celebrated for 15 days in March.

  • Similarly, the month of September is known as National Nutrition Month across the country.

  • The Ministry of Women and Child Development will be the nodal ministry for organizing programs during Poshan Pakhwada.

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