Kangpokpi, Sep 11: As a part of the on-going Rashtriya Poshan Maah (National Nutrition Month), a mass campaign Poshan Rally on the theme “Necessity of Nutrition in Day to Day Life” was held yesterday at Kangpokpi District.
The rally, which was jointly organised by ICDS Cell, Kangpokpi and ZEO, Kangpokpi, was flagged off from the Women Market at Kangpokpi bazar and concluded at the ZEO Office Complex, Kangpokpi.
CDPO, ICDS Kangpokpi Ch Budhachandra and ZEO, Kangpokpi Lhingneikim Kipgen participated in the flagging off of the rally.
While addressing the gathering before the start of the rally, CDPO Budhachandra stressed the need for maintaining a healthy body particularly among the younger section of the society. He also pointed out the significance of observing the Rashtriya Poshan Maah which is being observed across the country throughout the month of September.
Around 1300 students from several schools in the district which include Parizeau Maranatha Academy, Goma Devi High School, Kangpokpi High School, JN Public School and Elite Hr Sec School among others participated in the rally.