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D.A.V.PUBLIC SCHOOL, VELACHERY
Sitaram Nagar, Velachery, Chennai - 42
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POSHAN ABHIYAN PROGRAMME
Event Start Date : 22/09/2018 Event End Date 22/09/2018

"POSHAN ABHIYAN PROGRAMME"

Poshan Abhiyan, PM's Overarching Scheme for Holistic Development, was celebrated at D.A.V Public School, Velachery on 22nd September 2018 to create awareness to the students about the National Nutrition Mission of the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India. The programme aimed to reduce level of under nutrition and ensure holistic development and adequate nutrition for women and children.

The programme commenced with chanting of 'Gayathri Mantra' . The Guest for the day,  Dr. Sridevi, Nutritionist from Prashanth Hospital addressed the students about the need of good nutrition and balanced diet. In her speech, she emphasised on the intake of pulses, nuts, fruits and vegetables rich in vitamins and minerals, to lead a healthy life. She interacted with the students and propagated the significance of home made food, with right proportion of   micro and macro nutrients in the food to prevent poor nutrition related disorders like stunting and obesity.

The School also invited Mr. Gunaseelan, the Sanitary Inspector, Velachery to enlighten the students about health, hygiene and sanitation. He discussed a few preventive measures to control the dreadful diseases like dengue and swine flu. He explained the importance of 'Hand Washing' to reduce infection.

The programme concluded with 'Oath Taking' by all the students and staff to ensure attainment of Malnutrition Free India by following this Nutrition Mission.

This enlightening day, indeed spread the message of Nutrition to lead a healthy life style.

      

'NEED OF NUTRITIOUS DIET' - SPEECH BY DR. SRIDEVI, NUTRITIONIST,            'HEALTH AND HYGIENE' - TALK BY MR. GUNASEELAN, 

                PRASANTH HOSPITAL, VELACHERY                                                                    SANITARY INSPECTOR, VELACHERY

      

                                                               POSHAN ABHIYAN - OATH TAKING BY STAFF AND STUDENTS

      

                           ENGROSSED AUDIENCE - STUDENTS, STAFF AND PARENTS, WITNESSING 'POSHAN ABHIYAN'