Simple tweaks of this kind, made by the womenâ€™s voluntary group working in the field of health, is part of a campaign to fight malnutrition among children in 30 villages of Belagavi district in Karnataka. They are creating awareness among mothers about malnutrition by organising mothersâ€™ meets in villages, interacting with anganwadi workers and training mothers in preparing nutritious food for their children using easily available material.
In the first phase, activists went door-to-door for a survey of malnourished children. Around 30 activists of the Okkoota have been working in 30 villages in Kittur and Khanapur taluks for nine months. Around 800 children were covered in the survey with the target being families from marginal, landless, and other oppressed communities.
You cannot just paint the schools from outside and claim them to be number one. The catch is in the education standards. When the schools are without staff and amenities they cannot be number 1. There is no staff, no water, no benches. Does that make schools top rankers? We will show you how the schools are made top class,â€ Mann said in a retort to Leader of Opposition in Vidhan Sabha, Partap Singh Bajwa, who had egged on the CM to appreciate the schools teachers and principals of Punjab schools for clinching top rank in the recent national survey.
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