CM to launch 'Amrut Yojana' at Sukma on 29 April,'Mahatari Jatan Yojana' at Ambikapur on 2 May

Mr. Sonmani Bora addressing the video-conference

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh will launch 'Mukhyamantri Amrut Yojana' on 29 April at Sukma and Mahatari Jatan Yojana on 2 May at Ambikapur. The schemes are to provide nutritious diet to infants and pregnant women at the Anganwadi centres. Sweetened and flavoured milk (100 ml) will be provided to the children in the age-group of 3-6 years on every Mondays at the Anganwadis. Hot nutritious diet will be provided to pregnant women in the scheme' Mahatari Jatan Yojana' to be launched on 2 May at Ambikapur. Women and Child Development Secretary Mr. Sonmani Bora in his video-conference instructed all the District Programme officers and Department officers to make all arrangements to launch the schemes. It may be mentioned here that Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh in his Budget speech mentioned the two schemes for the benefit of children and pregnant women. Chhattisgarh is the first State in the entire country to provide sweetened flavored milk to children in the age-group of 3-6 years.

Mr. Bora instructed the Department officers to provide secure transport and storage facilities for milk. Cleanliness should be maintained in all conditions and at any cost. He added that pregnant women will be provided with 250 gm hot cooked food under the' Mahatari Jatan Yojana' at all the Anganwadi centres. Ready-To-Eat food will be provided to women. Mr. Bora also reviewed the Lok Suraj Mission arrangements.


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