Poshan Maah 2022 Nutritious recipes for kids and women across all Nand Ghars
The Anil Agarwal Foundation (AAF), the philanthropic arm of Vedanta Limited is celebrating Poshan Maah 2022 by introducing 75 Poshan Recipes for children and women across all Vedanta Nand Ghars. Project Nand Ghar, the flagship initiative of AAF, strives to strengthen the nutritional portion with these 75 healthy recipes. Nand Ghar aims to eradicate all forms of malnutrition, including stunting and wasting in children under five years of age, and address the nutritional needs of pregnant and lactating women.
The campaign showcasing #75RecipesOfPoshan is in line with Nand Ghar’s commitment to attain good health through right nourishment for all. The campaign aims to raise awareness about a wide variety of nutritional ingredients found across India that suits the ‘local palate’ and are highly beneficial for the health of children and pregnant women.
During his latest address to the nation in his monthly programme Mann Ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had reminded people about Poshan Maah that is celebrated in the month of September, “The month of September is dedicated to festivals as well as a big campaign related to nutrition,” the PM had said in his address asserting the importance of awareness and collective action. He also mentioned that efforts for social awareness play an important role in tackling the challenges of malnutrition.
Speaking on this unique initiative, Priya Agarwal Hebbar, Director, Vedanta Limited said, “Through our initiative, we aim to combat undernourishment of both women and children, especially in rural India. These 75 Poshan recipes are thoughtfully prepared keeping in mind the nutritious ingredients that are suitable to the palate of rural belt.”
As of now, there are 3500+ Nand Ghars operating in 13 states across the country, helping over 1,40,000 children and 1,05,000 women beneficiaries.