Ministry of Women and Child Development

Plan to grow vegetables in Anganwadi Centres

Posted On: 11 FEB 2021 3:38PM by PIB Delhi

A programme to support development of Poshan Vatikas at Anganwadi centers to meet dietary diversity gap by leveraging traditional knowledge in nutritional practices has been put in place to encourage community members to cultivate local food crops for regular supply of fresh fruits, vegetables and important herbs and medicinal plants that are basic to good nutrition. As part of an outreach plan, seasonal and topical vegetable seeds were distributed to Anganwadi Centres.

This information was given by the Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

 

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