Supplementary Child Nutrition:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Issues related to Health.   Context: The government has listed the following steps, taken during the lockdown, for supplementary child nutrition: To ensure continuous nutritional support to beneficiaries, anganwadi workers and helpers distributed supplementary nutrition at the doorstep of beneficiaries once in 15 days during COVID-19 as all anganwadi centres …

Poshan Abhiyaan

Topics Covered: Issues related to health. Poshan Abhiyaan: Context: NITI Aayog has released a review report on Poshan Abhiyaan. Suggestions made: The programme must be stepped up to meet the targets set by the Centre to reduce stunting, wasting and anaemia by 2022. Graduate to a POSHAN-plus strategy which apart from continued strengthening the four pillars …