Mann Ki Baat: September observed as ‘Nutrition Month,’ and much more

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his recent 'Mann ki Baat' talked about importance of nutrition and suggested ways to achieve them as well
Narendra modi talking about nutrition

While talking about the importance of following a nutritious diet during his monthly “Mann ki Baat” radio programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced that September will be observed as “Nutrition Month” along with making it essential for schools to introduce Nutrition monitors just like classroom monitors

“For our children and our students to display their optimum potential, show their mettle; nutrition and proper nourishment play a very big role. Narendra Modi said that during nutrition month, a food and nutrition quiz will be organized on MyGov portal and there will be a meme competition in which everyone should participate and motivate others to take part too.

Narendra modi talking about nutrition

Prime Minister said that there is a need to increase awareness regarding nutrition for every one and laid importance of a nutritious diet for pregnant women too.

The Prime Minister said. “Experts say that better the nutrition for the child in the womb and during childhood, the better will be their mental development and they will stay healthy. To ensure nutrition for children, the mother must also get complete nourishment.

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Proper nutrition is important and that people’s participation is also very crucial in this movement of nutrition. In our country during the past few years, a lot of effort has been made in this direction. Especially in our villages, it is being converted into a mass movement with public participation,” he said.

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