4 Sep :On the occasion of National Nutrition Week the Food and Nutrition Board of the Ministry of Women and Child Development is organizing an exhibition on Nutrition at India Gate lawns from 5-7 September, 2008. The theme for this year’s celebration is ‘ Invest in child Nutrition’.
During the exhibition important activities like instant health check-up, assessment of BMI of the visiting women and adolescent girls will be organized. Live demonstrations of the low cost nutritious recipes, nutrition quiz, nutrition games, etc will also be arranged at the venue to make this occasion very useful and informative for the people at large.
Shri Somnath Chatterji, Speaker of Lok Sabha will inaugurate the exhibition in the presence of Smt. Renuka Chowdhury, Minister for Women and Child Development.A cultural and folk programme with important messages on nutrition has also been arranged through Song and Drama division of the Ministry of I & B during these days for generating increased awareness on nutrition.
The 43 Community Food and Nutrition Extension Units of the Food and Nutrition Board located in 29 States/UTs will also organize special programmes during the week in their area of operation in more befitting manner. State level workshops on Nutrition will also be organized at State Capital.