BARAMULLA, OCTOBER 13: Applied Nutrition Programme wing of the Rural Development Department (RDD) today organized awareness camps for women on the importance of healthy eating in Rohama Baramullah, Uri and Shangus.
State Nutrition Officer, Tufail Ahmad Rathore was the chief guest on the occasion, while as Block Development Officers, a large number of women and other concerned attended the camp.
On the occasion, the SNO said that
The speakers stressed the importance of taking nutritious diet and advised women to take proper and balanced diet. It was emphasized that women should take particular care of food during pregnancy period as a healthy mother gives birth to a healthy child.
Other speakers highlighted various schemes run by the government in general and the Department of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj in particular through which thousands of women are benefitting. The schemes are designed to empower the women and make them self-sufficient, the speakers said.