Odisha CM launches Mukhyamantri Sampoorna Pushti Yojana

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched Mukhyamantri Sampoorna Pusti Yojana.
The Chief Minister also launched ‘Pada Pusti Yojana’.
Mukhyamantri Sampoorna Pusti Yojana aims to transform the nutrition outcomes of the adolescent girls between 15 and 19 years, pregnant women and lactating mothers, SAM, MAM and severely underweight children of under six years of age across the state over a period of five years.
Nutritional support such as eggs, ladoos, nutrition supplements etc., will be given to all adolescent girls in the age group of 15-19 years. The scheme also includes organization of Kishori Melas at the ICDS project level for screening of nutritionally at-risk adolescent girls (BMI, MUAC), anaemia screening and other TEC/ SBCC activities.
Under the ‘Pada Pusti’ scheme, children in remote and tribal areas will be provided with well-cooked food in their villages.