POSHAN Abhiyan(PM’s Overarching Scheme For Holistic Nourishment)

Which Ministry ??

Ministry of Women And Child Development.

The Scheme Is For ???

To Address the Malnutrition through convergence,use of technology and a targeted approach.

Targets :

1.To reduce stunting(2% per annum),under nutrition,anemia(among young children and adolescent girls).

2.To reduce low birth weight by 2% per annum.

Who Are All Will Be Covered :

Children (0-6 years of age ),pregnant women and lactating mothers.

How About Funding ??

—> 50% Government budgetary support and 50% by IBRD .

—> Government budgetary support would be 60:40 between centre and states/UTs,90:10 for North Eastern states and Himalayan States and 100% for UTs without legislature .

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