New Delhi: Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani said that Poshan Utsav, which got underway yesterday, is a celebration of good health and a reminder of the fight against malnutrition. Speaking at the inauguration of Poshan Utsav at Kartavyapath in New Delhi, the Minister said Poshan Abhiyaan was launched in  2018 with an objective to reduce malnutrition in the country in a phased manner.  

The campaign aims to improve the nutritional status of children from zero to six years, adolescent girls, pregnant women, and lactating mothers in a time-bound manner.

The Minister said that nutrition is a critical part of health and development and a

basic human need and a prerequisite to a healthy life.  

Poshan Utsav is being "Poshan Utsav' will be held till tomorrow to celebrate the culmination of the 5th Rashtriya Poshan Maah 2022. To attract children and visitors, the Utsav has cultural performances, Poshan Parades, Health Check-up camps, healthy food stalls, and Games with the message of nutrition. The Utsav also presents an opportunity for an augmented reality-based photo-op with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

At Anganwadi Centre, indigenous toys from over 9 traditional toy clusters in the country and healthy AYUSH products are also on display.

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