Nutrition Smart Village
Part of: Prelims and Mains GS-II: Government policies
In News: Government has launched a Nutrition Smart Village program.
Aims to reach out to 75 villages across India through the network of All India Coordinated Research Project on Women in Agriculture (AICRP-WIA) which is in operation at 13 centres in 12 States of India to strengthen the Poshan Abhiyan – Malnutrition free villages
- Promoting nutritional awareness, education and behavioural change in rural areas involving farm women and school children,
- Harnessing traditional knowledge through the local recipe to overcome malnutrition
- Implementing nutrition-sensitive agriculture through homestead agriculture and Nutri-garden
- Awareness among the women farmers will also be created about their legal rights in all walks of life.
News Source: PIB