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Odisha CMM launched the Mukhyamantri Sampoorna Pushti Yojana for proper nutrition of mothers

Bhubaneswar:14/9/23: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched the Mukhyamantri Sampoorna Pushti Yojana for proper nutrition of mothers, adolescent girls, and children in the State.

The Chief M4ister also launched the Pada Pushti Yojana.

Mukhyamantri Sampoorna Pushti Yojana aims to provide nutritional support to all adolescent girls between the ages of 15 and 19 across the state along with provision of extra dry food for pregnant women and post-natal mothers, whole food for severely malnourished children, vitamin-rich chatua and eggs for moderately malnourished children and severely underweight children.

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Under the ‘Pada Pushti’ scheme, children in remote and tribal areas will be provided with well-cooked food in their villages.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that nutrition has a deep connection with prosperity. So by improving nutrition we can meet development goals. Only the mother can provide proper nutrition to the family. So the success of this program depends on the mothers. Our Anganbadi workers and Mission Shakti mothers have a major role to play for the success of this program, said the Chief Minister.

Odisha is the first state in the country to design a nutrition budget from 2020-21. Mamata Yojana is taking proper care of the health of pregnant women and newborns in the State. The Mukhyamantri Sampoorna Pushti Yojana will further improve it, the CM added.

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