Prog on Ayushman Bharat, Poshan scheme held

NAHARLAGUN, Sep 27: An awareness programme on Ayushman Bharat, the Poshan Scheme and the Jal Shakti Abhiyan was conducted by the community organizers of the DAY-NULM under the Itanagar municipal council (IMC) at the IMC’s conference hall here on Friday.
During the programme, which was organised in collaboration with the directorate of health services (DHS) and the women & child development department, IMC EAC Ashok Tajo urged SHGs to share with others the knowledge they gained from the programme, and emphasized on payment of the garbage collection fees on time.
Dr Dusu Gambo from the DHS highlighted the benefits of the CMJAY and the CMAAY, while Dr Dipu Lowang, also from the DHS, informed about the importance of the health & wellness centres.
Naharlagun CDPO Ponung Moyong spoke about “the right diet for optimal growth in the first two years of a child’s brain development,” and about proper diets for adolescents, pregnant women and lactating mothers.
Among others, 30 members of SHGs attended the programme.