The West Bengal Government has taken up a multi-sectoral strategy to reduce under-nutrition and anaemia among women and children by 2020, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday.
On a day of commencement of the National Nutrition Week, Mamat Banerjee said that her government had taken up the ‘’State Nutrition Mission’ from July 2017.
“#NationalNutritionWeek begins today. In Bangla, State Nutrition Mission as a multi-sectoral strategy to reduce under-nutrition and anaemia amongst women and children in a targeted manner by 2020, has started functioning from July 2017,” Banerjee wrote on her Twitter handle.
The National Nutrition Week is observed every year from September 1 to 7 with an objective to intensify awareness on the importance of nutrition on health which has an impact on the development, productivity, economic growth and national development.