On 18th September, 2021 in connection with the National Nutrition Month and under the initiative of Balipara Integrated Child Development Project, the Sishu Mangal Divas was held.
An awareness programme was held as a part of this. Along with it various events like Matri Amrit, Annaprasan, Recipe Competition, Musical Show,etc. were conducted in the presence of Honourable MLA Sir Krishna Kamal Tanti, Rangapara Constituency.
The programme was attended by supervisor Ms Archana Das, MLA Krishna Kumar Tanti, project officer Krishna Chetri, member of State Management Unit and UNICEF Mr Prabin Aibheli, Mr Chidananda Dutta and Pallabita Sharma, Member of Panchayat and Gramin Department Mr Rekib Ahmed, President of the Panchayat-Usharani Basumatary, member of Bharatiya Janata Party- Gautam Das.
The main topics of the discussion were regarding the health of children below 6 years of age, pregnancy health, lack of blood in young girls, control of low birth weight babies, decrease the rate of child deaths. Moreover, in-line department officials ,SPMU Team officials were also present.
Certificates and prize money were distributed during the event for Recipe Competition to encourage all the participants.