Mukhyamantri Suposhan Abhiyan Lifts 600 Children of the Special Backward Pahadi Korwa Tribe out Of Malnourishment

Raipur (| Under the guidance of  Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, special efforts are being made to prevent childhood malnutrition in distant tribal and underdeveloped communities, through Mukhyamantri Suposhan Yojana. This initiative has produced remarkable results, with 600 children being freed from malnutrition, while approximately 2 lakh, 65 thousand children in the state have also benefited.
As part of this initiative, 3500 children from the Pahadi Korwa community, a special backward tribe, are given eggs on Wednesdays and Fridays in 232 Anganwadi centers across four projects – Manora, Aasta, Sanna, and Bagicha. Alongside providing elementary education to boost children’s intellectual abilities, the mothers are trained in providing nutritious food.
The supervisor of the Anganwadi center, along with the Anganwadi worker ‘Sahayika,’ visits homes to create awareness and advise parents to feed their children nutritious food. Furthermore, efforts are being made to encourage children to attend the Anganwadi centers. The Women and Child Development Department has reported positive and meaningful outcomes from this initiative.