PM POSHAN Scheme Pradhan Mantri Poshan Shakti Nirman Abhiyan0
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PM POSHAN Scheme (Pradhan Mantri Poshan Shakti Nirman Abhiyan)

Poshan Abhiyaan is a flagship program of the Government of India where POSHAN full form is the Prime Minister’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nutrition. This flagship program is specifically for children, pregnant women, and lactating mothers. The Poshan Abhiyaan was launched on 8th March 2018 on the occasion of International Women’s Day by the prime minister. Here, the Prime Minister aims to address malnutrition as a national priority and curb it as soon as possible in a mission mode

Overview of Pradhan Mantri Poshan Shakti Nirman Abhiyaan

NamePradhan Mantri Poshan Shakti Nirman Abhiyaan
Also known asPM POSHAN
Launch year8 March 2018
Launched byPM Narendra Modi
Also known asNational Nutrition Mission (NNM)
Nodal ministryMinistry of Education
SectorCentral sector scheme
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Objective and Benefits of Pradhan Mantri Poshan Shakti Nirman Abhiyaan

The objectives of the Scheme are to address two of the pressing problems for the majority of children in India, viz. hunger and education by: Improving the nutritional status of eligible children in Government and Government aided schools. 

External links

Ministry of Education

यह भी पढ़ें ->   Mission Sagar