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  • Over one lakh activities taken up so far by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sanghathan during Poshan Maah

    Published on September 27, 2020

    A total of over one lakh activities have been taken up so far by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sanghathan, NYKS during Poshan Maah. More than 51 lakh youth and villagers took part in these activities.

    Youth Affairs Minister Kiren Rijiju said, the youth volunteers are continuously engaged in nation building activities like education, health and sanitation, environment, awareness on social issues, women empowerment and civic education among others. He said, NYKS is one of the largest youth organisations in the world.

    Mr Rijiju said, the Ministry has undertaken several activities during Poshan Maah started from 1st September this year. Poshan Maah aims to create  mobilization across the country for improving Nutrition indicators.

    As a part of observance of Rashtriya Poshan Maah, District Nehru Yuva Kendras motivated the National Youth Volunteers, COVID volunteers and other to sensitise the villagers on the issues of Malnutrition, importance of breast feeding, promotion of Kitchen gardens in collaboration with District Administration, Anganwadi, ASHA Workers for effective implementation.

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