Kishori Diwas Celebrated

Kishori Diwas Celebrated

Itanagar May 7: Urban ICDS Project Itanagar had conducted a series of Kishori Diwas under Scheme for Adolescent Girls (SAG) on 3rd, 4th & 5th May’2018 at Chandranagar, ‘P’ Sector & Niti-Vihar Anaganwadi Centre (AWCs) respectively.

During the celebration, various activities were carried out including BMI administration, Health Checkup, distribution of IFA & De-worming tablets,  various events like-Drawing competition, speech competition on Health & Hygiene  and  indoor games competition were organised.

The Deputy Commissioner Itanagar Capital Complex Prince Dhawan informed that the objective of the celebration is to improve the nutritional and health status of adolescent girls in the age group of 11-18 years and empower them by providing education in life-skills, health and nutrition and to improve and upgrade their home‐based and vocational skills, and to promote their overall development, including awareness about their health, personal hygiene, nutrition and family welfare and management.

Representing the District Administration on the inaugural day, Tame Yajum EAC(Welfare) congratulated the participants and asked them to take advantage of such an opportunity.

Heera Panggeng, CO, Itanagar who attended the programme on the second day advised the participants to grasp the core objectives of the Schemes for advantages of their own as well as for the society & nation.

Doniik Tayu, Councilor, Ward No.8 appreciated the activities being undertaken by ICDS Itanagar Project (Urban) and announced to provide 3(three) Nos. ceiling Fans and assured to initiate  for electrification of Niti-Vihar AWC at the earliest.

Dr. Kabak Tamar,  MO i/c,  Dr. Akang Radhe and Dr.(Ms) Pumin Hiri, MO, Urban Community Health Centre, Itafort attended the programme with a team of Health Functionaries & administered the Health Check-up of the participating AGs-which was the main activity during the celebration.

Adolescent girls under the age group of 11-18yrs, Anganwadi Workers(AWW) from  various Anganwadi centres (AWCs) of the Itanagar ICDS Project (Urban) attended the programme .PRI leaders & members from Urban Local bodies(Municipality) also attended the program.

Supplementary Nutrition Programme (Khichdi items) were also distributed to the anganwadi centres by Itanagar CDPO SC Tok  in the presence of Tame Yajum EAC today at various locations.

The EAC informed that to ensure proper implementation of the project, the DC has directed the Administrative Officers to supervise the same in every Anganwadi centre.