Mumbai, India – September 29, 2023 – United Way Mumbai (UWM) introduced the profitable conclusion of their devoted marketing campaign in observance of Rashtriya Poshan Maah (National Nutrition Month). This occasion, held as a part of the Government of India’s National Nutrition Mission (Hon’ble Prime Minister’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nutrition), noticed its spotlight with the Poshan Mela (Nutrition Fair) on September 27, 2023, at Bhisegaon Village in Karjat.
Poshan Mela Mumbai
The occasion achieved its mission of elevating consciousness amongst tribal and rural communities concerning the essential significance of correct vitamin for youngsters. Distinguished visitors, together with Dr. Bharat Bastewad, CEO of Raigad Zilla Parishad; Nirmala Kuchik, Deputy CEO of ICDS; Dr. Manisha Vikhe, District Health Officer; and Chandrakant Sable, Block Development Officer of Karjat, graced the event with their presence.
George Aikara, CEO of United Way Mumbai, says “Poshan Mela strives to construct a motion amongst neighborhood members to guarantee nutritious meals are domestically out there, accessible, and reasonably priced. The effort is to deliberate on nutritious recipes that may be made domestically with native uncooked supplies.”
“It feels nice to be on the end result of Poshan Maah in Karjat. I need to recognize the efforts of United Way Mumbai, all Anganwadi staff and healthcare staff for making it a hit. While malnutrition has been a serious public well being problem, we are able to combat it by making certain convergence of credible info and well timed response. I belief all of you, will give your finest in coming 12 months and take Karjat in the direction of malnutrition free neighborhood.” mentioned Dr. Bharat Bastewad, CEO, Raigad Zilla Parishad.
Poshan Mela occasions
The Poshan Mela featured informative stalls, organized by Anganwadi staff and Self-Help Group (SHG) members. These stalls showcased wholesome and domestically out there recipes ready by Anganwadi staff and SHGs, complemented by instructional posters specializing in well being and vitamin. The occasion additionally acknowledged and celebrated excellence inside the neighborhood by honouring the Best Anganwadi Center, Outstanding ASHA Worker, and the winners of recipe competitions, posters, and slogans created by faculty youngsters.
United Way Mumbai’s initiative, carried out as a part of Project Poshan, was devoted to addressing the essential subject of kid malnutrition in rural and tribal areas of Karjat.